Allianz Life Insurance Co. of North America, Golden Valley, said the rating agency Standard & Poor's has affirmed the company's rating as AA (very strong) with a negative outlook, which continues to be in-line with the rating of Allianz SE, the parent company. S&P's AA rating is the third-highest out of 21 possible ratings. S&P based its rating on several factors, including Allianz Life's strong competitive position and market leadership, particularly with fixed index annuities.


Fair Isaac Corp., Minneapolis, declared a two cents per share quarterly dividend, payable Dec. 19 to shareholders of record Dec. 5.