1) These ratings are provided to you so that you can make a comparison of American National Insurance Company to other companies. Ratings reflect current independent opinions of the financial capacity of an insurance organization to meet the obligations of its insurance policies and contracts in accordance with their terms. They are based on each rating agency’s quantitative and qualitative evaluations of the company and its management strategy. The rating agencies do not provide ratings as a recommendation to purchase insurance or annuities. The ratings are not a warranty of an insurer’s current or future ability to meet its contractual obligations. Although the formal rating process typically occurs once a year, rating modifications can be made at any time.
2) A.M. Best Company, independent analysts of the insurance industry since 1899, assigns annual ratings after an extensive analysis using a series of profitability, leverage and liquidity tests that measure performance in such vital areas as competency of underwriting, control of expenses, adequacy of reserves, soundness of investments, and capital sufficiency.
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A.M Best’s active company rating scale ranges from A++ (Superior) to D (Poor).
3) Standard & Poor's Financial Services LLC, provides independent financial information, analytical services, and credit ratings to the world's financial markets. For more information on Standard & Poor's rating of American National Insurance Company and related operating companies, view the ratings report above.
Standard & Poor’s active company rating scale ranges from AAA (Extremely Strong) to CC (Extremely Weak). Plus (+) or Minus (-) modifiers show the relative standing within the categories from AA to CCC.
American National is a group of companies writing a broad array of insurance products and services and operating in all 50 states. The parent company, American National Insurance Company, was founded in 1905 and is headquartered in Galveston, Texas. In New York, business is written through Farm Family Casualty Insurance Company, United Farm Family Insurance Company, and American National Life Insurance Company of New York, Glenmont, New York. Property and casualty insurance is written through American National Property And Casualty Company, Springfield, Missouri, and its subsidiaries and affiliates. Other products and services referenced in this website, such as life insurance, annuities, health insurance, credit insurance, and pension products, are written through multiple companies. Not all products and services are available in all states. Not all companies are licensed in all states. Each company has financial responsibility only for its own products and services and is not responsible for the products and services provided by the other companies.