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Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): July 24, 2019
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
File No.)
(I.R.S. Employer
ID No.)
3700 South Stonebridge Drive , McKinney , Texas 75070
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: ( 972 569-4000
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a.-12)
Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))
Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class
Trading symbol(s)
Name of each exchanged on which registered
Common Stock, $1.00 par value per share
New York Stock Exchange

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter):
Emerging growth company
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.

Item 2.02      Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On July 24, 2019, Torchmark Corporation issued a press release announcing its second quarter 2019 financial results. A copy of the press release is incorporated herein by reference and is provided as Exhibit 99.1.
In accordance with General Instruction B.2 of Form 8-K, the information included or incorporated in this report (including Exhibit 99.1) shall not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”), nor shall such information be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Exchange Act, except as shall be set forth by specific reference in such filing.
Item 8.01      Other Events
Torchmark Corporation will change its corporate name to Globe Life Inc., effective August 8, 2019. The NYSE ticker will be changed to GL on August 9, 2019. As part of a brand alignment strategy, the name change will enhance the Company's ability to build name recognition with potential customers and agent recruits through use of a single brand.
Item 9.01      Financial Statement and Exhibits.
Financial Statements of businesses acquired.
Not applicable.
Pro forma financial information.
Not applicable.
Shell company transactions.
Not applicable.

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: July 24, 2019
/s/ Carol A. McCoy
Carol A. McCoy
Vice President, Associate Counsel and
Corporate Secretary

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