Nationwide Financial announces first quarter earnings release and conference call
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 3, 2007
Mark Barnett (614) 249-8437
Erica Lewis (614) 249-0184
Columbus, Ohio — Nationwide Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE: NFS) will announce its first quarter 2007 earnings after the close of trading at the New York Stock Exchange on May 3, 2007. The company will host a conference call from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Eastern time on May 4 to discuss the first quarter 2007 results. To participate in the call, dial 210-838-9199 and enter 5670682. Please dial into the call 10 to 15 minutes early to facilitate timely connection. A simultaneous webcast of the call also 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 1 p.m. Eastern time May 4 through midnight Eastern time May 11 by dialing 402-998-0731 and entering 5670682. 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 12 through May 3, 2007.
About Nationwide Financial
Columbus-based Nationwide Financial is the holding company for the domestic retirement savings operations of Nationwide, which owns 62.9 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 2006 annual report, Form 10-K, and other corporate announcements, please visit the investor relations portion of our 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.