Primerica Q3 Profit Rises - Quick Facts, November 8, 2012

Primerica Inc. (PRI) posted third-quarter net income of $45.60 million or $0.72 per share, compared to $35.10 million or $0.46 per share in the same quarter last year.

Net operating income rose to $45.1 million or $0.72 per share from $37.3 million or $0.49 per share in the comparable quarter last year. On average, seven analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected the company to report earnings of $0.68 per share for the quarter. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

Total revenues for the quarter were $299.09 million, up 8% from $275.79 million in the year-ago quarter, while three analysts had consensus revenue estimate of $291.84 million for the quarter.