Nationwide Financial announces first quarter earnings release and conference call
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 7, 2008
Mark Barnett (614) 249-8437
Erica Lewis (614) 249-0184
Columbus, Ohio —Nationwide Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE: NFS) will announce its first quarter 2008 earnings after the close of trading at the New York Stock Exchange on May 7. The company will host a conference call from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Eastern time on May 8 to discuss the first quarter 2008 results, business strategies and outlook. To participate in the call, dial 412-858-4600 and ask for the Nationwide 1st Quarter Earnings call. Please dial into the call 10 to 15 minutes early to facilitate a timely connection.
A simultaneous webcast of the call also will be available on 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 12 p.m. Eastern time May 8 through 9 a.m. Eastern time May16 by dialing 412-317-0088, account number 418253#. 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 will be April 16 through May 7.
About Nationwide Financial®
Nationwide Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE: NFS), a publicly traded company based in Columbus, Ohio, provides a variety of financial services that help consumers invest1 and protect their long-term assets, and offers retirement plans and services through both public- and private-sector employers.
It’s part of the Nationwide group of companies, which offers diversified insurance and financial services. The group is led by Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, which is ranked No. 104 on the Fortune 500 based on 2006 revenue.2 To obtain investor materials, including the Company's 2007 Annual Report to Shareholders, 2007 Annual Report on Form 10-K, quarterly statistical supplements and other corporate announcements, please visit the investor relations section of the Company's Web site at www.nationwide.com.
Nationwide, Nationwide Financial, the Nationwide Framemark and On Your Side are federally registered service marks of Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company.