Nationwide Financial Announces Third Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call
Vice President, Investor Relations
Officer, Public Relations
For Immediate Release
October 10, 2006
COLUMBUS, Ohio— Nationwide Financial Services, Inc. (NYSE: NFS), will announce its third quarter 2006 earnings after the close of trading at the New York Stock Exchange on Nov. 2.$ The company will host a conference call from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. EST on Nov. 3 to discuss the third quarter 2006 results.$ To participate in the call, dial 706-679-3234.$ Please dial into the call 10 to 15 minutes early to facilitate timely connection.
A simultaneous web cast of the call also will be available from the investor relations section of the company’s web site at http://www.nationwidefinancial.com/.
Anyone unable to participate in the call can listen to a replay starting at 1 p.m. EST Nov. 3 through midnight EST Nov. 17 by dialing 706-645-9291, conference ID 7878393.$ 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 third quarter will be Oct. 12 through Nov. 2. Columbus-based Nationwide Financial is the holding company for the domestic retirement savings operations of Nationwide, which owns 64 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.