Financial Strength
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Financial Strength

Nationwide Financial has diversified sources of earnings and cash flows, a strong balance sheet and a history of maintaining a quality investment portfolio using a sound and disciplined investment policy.

As one of the largest financial providers of financial services in the United States, we're ranked:

  • 6th largest provider of defined contribution plans1
  • 9th largest provider of variable annuities2
  • 6th largest provider of Variable Universal Life3
  • Nationwide is #91 on the Fortune 1004

Nationwide Financial's strength ratings (12/31/13 Update)

Ratings agency Rating Rank Date issued Date affirmed
A.M. Best A+ "Superior" 2nd strongest of 16 10/17/02 4/2/14
Moody's A1 "Good" 5th strongest of 21 3/10/09 9/12/13
Standard & Poor's A+ "Strong" 5th strongest of 22 12/22/08 5/13/14

These ratings and rankings reflect rating agency assessment of the financial strength and claims-paying ability of Nationwide Life Insurance Company and Nationwide Life and Annuity Insurance Company. They are not intended to reflect the investment experience or financial strength of any variable account, which is subject to market risk. Because the dates are only updated when there’s a change in the rating, the dates above reflect the most recent ratings we have received. They are subject to change at any time.