As we all know, Philadelphia American Life is one of the biggest insurance companies in the United States. In addition, it has been a well-known pioneer in the field of insurance management and has been known to maintain the highest level of customer service.
AM Best recently has upgraded its Financial Strength Rating from B++ to B and the Short-Term Issuer Rating to BBB ” BBB- of its three subsidiary insurance companies: Philadelphia American Life, Philadelphia Insurance and AM Standard Life. It is also upgrading its Financial Grade Rating, which is a composite of its three major credit ratings.
Philadelphia American Life is also upgrading its Long Term Issuer Rating with the newly issued credit rating of B and C respectively. The credit rating reflects how the company’s financial strength and liquidity status are in comparison with its peers. In other words, how is the company performing financially and is its liquidity position in a good condition.
At present, Philadelphia American Life is in the process of integrating its two main insurance products, Variable Universal Life Cover (VUL). The plan is a joint effort by the two companies and is expected to increase both the company’s cash flow and profit margins. The plan is also expected to attract more insurance buyers, especially those who are purchasing their policies online. In addition, the company is also expected to benefit from an increase in premium payments, due to a combination of factors such as the plan’s benefits and cost-effectiveness.
Another advantage of this plan is that it is not based on any underlying risk or index. The variable universal life product and the variable universal life cover (VUL) are a blend of two traditional whole life plans with variable life premiums.
The rating upgrade also includes a long-term issuer credit rating of Baa2 by Standard and Poor’s. The rating is based on its ability to meet its primary objective of maintaining financial stability, which includes meeting its obligations to its policyholders, paying its premium payments and managing its financial risk. In addition, it also reflects the company’s ability to pay its financial obligations under all aspects of business including earnings, cash flow, investment activities and cash flows.
Philadelphia Insurance Company has also recently updated its financial strength rating to A from AA. This rating is based on its ability to make its debt and cash requirements for its operations and capital investments at manageable levels, as well as meet its obligation of maintaining sufficient cash flow. With its financial strength rating upgraded, the company has been given the opportunity to increase its liquidity position while simultaneously improving its risk and capital structure.
The rating upgrade is being funded by the proceeds of a third-quarter share sale. Philadelphia American Life Company has also launched a new web site with additional information on its financial health, including its financial statements.
The rating upgrade by Philadelphia American Life Insurance Company is based on its ability to meet its financial obligations, while maintaining adequate liquidity positions to meet its risk and capital structure requirements. As the company continues to successfully manage its cash flow, the rating on its common stock increases to a level equal to that of the AA rating.
The rating upgrade is one of several ratings improvements that the Philadelphia American Life Insurance Company is expecting to receive from Standard & Poor’s in the coming weeks. The other improvements include:
* The rating upgrade is expected to be reflected on the company’s financial reports and will be reported to the credit rating agencies. The rating upgrades will also be reflected on Philadelphia American Depositary Shares (ADR) and the Philadelphia Stock Exchange (PHLX).
* The rating upgrade will also be reflected on the company’s common stock. Philadelphia Insurance Company expects the rating to be up two to three percentage points on its average daily volume traded. Philadelphia Insurance Company anticipates the increase to be reflected in its PHLX shares. Additionally, the rating on its ADR will be up one point on a monthly basis.