Investments, Life/Health Insurers, 2014-2016 (1)

($ billions, end of year)

  Amount Percent of total investments
Investment type 2014 2015 2016 2014 2015 2016
Bonds $2,684.9 $2,734.1 $2,860.7 73.93% 73.82% 73.50%
Stocks $86.2 $84.9 $96.0 2.37% 2.29% 2.47%
     Preferred stock 9.1 9.6 9.6 0.25 0.26 0.25
     Common stock 77.0 75.2 86.4 2.12 2.03 2.22
Mortgage loans on real estate $373.0 $404.2 $437.7 10.27% 10.91% 11.25%
     First lien real estate mortgage loans 368.4 397.4 430.1 10.14 10.73 11.05
     Real estate loans less first liens 4.6 6.8 7.6 0.13 0.18 0.20
Real estate $21.9 $23.7 $24.5 0.60% 0.64% 0.63%
     Occupied properties 5.5 5.5 6.0 0.15 0.15 0.15
     Income generating properties 16.0 17.8 17.6 0.44 0.48 0.45
     Properties for sale  0.4 0.4 0.9 0.01 0.01 0.02
Cash, cash equivalent and short term investments 100.0 103.3 101.4 2.75 2.79 2.61
Contract loans including premium notes 130.1 126.8 126.9 3.58 3.42 3.26
Derivatives 56.5 53.8 62.0 1.56 1.45 1.59
Other invested assets 161.8 154.9 158.3 4.46 4.18 4.07
Receivables for securities 2.2 2.3 3.9 0.06 0.06 0.10
Securities lending reinvested collateral assets 11.2 11.7 12.6 0.31 0.32 0.32
Write-ins for invested assets 4.0 4.1 8.0 0.11 0.11 0.20
Total cash and invested assets $3,631.7 $3,703.9 $3,891.9 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
(1) Data are net admitted assets of life/health insurers. Source: NAIC data, sourced from S&P Global Market Intelligence, Insurance Information Institute.