Nationwide Financial announces first quarter earnings release and conference call
Vice President, Investor Relations
For Immediate Release
April 7, 2006
Columbus, Ohio — Nationwide Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE: NFS), will announce its first quarter 2006 earnings after the close of trading at the New York Stock Exchange on May 4. The company will host a conference call from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. EDT on May 5 to discuss the first quarter 2006 results. To participate in the call, dial 706-679-3234. Please dial into the call 10 to 15 minutes early to facilitate a timely connection.
A simultaneous webcast of the call will be available from the investor relations section of the company’s Web site at www.nationwide.com.
Anyone unable to participate in the call can listen to a replay starting at 2 p.m. EDT May 5 through midnight EDT May 17 by dialing 706-645-9291, conference ID 7707510. An audio archive and transcript of the call will be posted to the investor relations section of the company’s Web site within 48 hours of the call.
Nationwide Financial has adopted a quiet period, during which it no longer publishes or updates its current expectations and forecasts, and company representatives will not comment on the company’s financial results or expectations. The quiet period for the first quarter is April 13 through May 4.
Columbus-based Nationwide Financial is the holding company for the domestic retirement savings operations of Nationwide, which owns 63 percent of the outstanding common shares of NFS. The major operating subsidiary of NFS is Nationwide Life Insurance Company. To obtain investor materials, including the company’s 2005 annual report, Form 10-K, and other corporate announcements, please visit the investor relations portion of our Web site at www.nationwide.com.