Allstate Corporation (ALL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for November 28, 2012


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Allstate Corporation ( ALL ) has announced an ex-dividend date of November 28, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.22 per share scheduled for December 31, 2012. Shareholders who purchased ALL stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that ALL has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $40.74, the dividend yield is 2.16%.

The previous trading day's last sale of ALL was $40.74, representing a -4.84% decrease from the 52 week high of $42.81 and a 66.08% increase over the 52 week low of $24.53.

ALL is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as American International Group, Inc. ( AIG ) and The Travelers Companies, Inc. ( TRV ). ALL's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.3. Zacks Investment Research reports ALL's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 198.89%, compared to an industry average of 5.5%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the ALL Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to ALL through an Exchange Traded Fund ( ETF )?
The following ETF(s) have ALL as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares KBW Property & Casualty Insurance Portfolio ETF ( KBWP )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Insurance ( PIC )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Insurance Index Fund ( IAK )
  • PowerShares KBW Insurance Portfoliio ETF ( KBWI )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Financial ( PFI ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is KBWP with an increase of 17.16% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of ALL at 9.93%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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