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Financial Strength

The financial health of Ameritas provides the strength and stability that customers expect. Our long-standing financial strength enables us to deliver the very best in products and services generation after generation. Though we’re proud of our ratings from Standard & Poor’s and A.M. Best Company, we measure our success by how many people we’ve helped and how many promises we’ve kept. That’s the true measure of who we are. 

Total assets under
(in billions)


2018: 32.6
2017: 30.3

(in billions)


2018: 24.9
2017: 23.1

members’ equity
(in billions)


2018: 2.9
2017: 3.1

(in billions)


2018: 2.4
2017: 2.2

Life insurance
in force
(in billions)


2018: 93.7
2017: 90.0

Number of
(in millions)


2018: 4.2
2017: 4.0

Ameritas Ratings

Ameritas has consistently earned strong ratings from S&P Global and A.M. Best. Our ratings say a lot about the way we do business. The strength of our balance sheet, conservative risk management practices and a favorable business profile means we’re a financially secure organization able to pay policyholder benefits and be there when you need us most.   


Standard & Poor’s
A+ (Strong) for insurer financial strength.
This is the fifth highest of Standard & Poor’s 21 ratings assigned.


A.M. Best Company 
A (Excellent) for insurer financial strength.
This is the third highest of A.M. Best’s 13 ratings assigned.

Important disclosure information

The ratings* assigned to Ameritas Life Insurance Corp. and Ameritas Life Insurance Corp. of New York provide an independent opinion of each insurer’s financial strength and ability to meet ongoing insurance policy and contract obligations. Standard & Poor’s and A.M. Best Company are recognized among the top authorities in analyzing insurance companies.

*Ameritas Mutual Holding Company’s ratings by Standard & Poor’s include Ameritas Life Insurance Corp. and Ameritas Life Insurance Corp. of New York.

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