MCKINNEY, Texas, February 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Torchmark Corporation will release Fourth Quarter 2009 earnings after the market closes on Wednesday, February 10, 2010. In conjunction with Torchmark's Fourth Quarter 2009 Earnings Release, you are invited to listen to a conference call that will be broadcast live over the Internet on Thursday, February 11, 2010 at 12:00 p.m. Eastern. At that time a copy of the Company's Q4-2009 earnings press release and any other financial and statistical information about the quarter will be available on the Company's website at on the Investor Relations page.

Fourth Quarter Conference Call Thursday, February 11, 2010 12:00 p.m. (Eastern) Listen live and as a replay at on the Investor Relations page under Conference Calls or Call-In Number: +1-913-312-0415 (Pass Code: Torchmark)

Torchmark Corporation is a holding company specializing in life and supplemental health insurance for middle income Americans marketed through multiple distribution channels including direct response, and exclusive and independent agencies. Torchmark has several nationally recognized insurance subsidiaries. Globe Life And Accident is a direct-response provider of life insurance known for its administrative efficiencies. American Income Life provides individual life insurance to labor union members. Liberty National Life is one of the oldest traditional life insurers in the Southeast. United American is a consumer-oriented provider of supplemental life and health insurance.

SOURCE: Torchmark Corporation

CONTACT: Mike Majors of Torchmark Corporation, +1-972-569-3627, Fax,+1-972-569-3282,