Allstate Corporation (
) 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. (
) and The Travelers Companies, Inc. (
). 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
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Interested in gaining exposure to ALL through an Exchange
Traded Fund (
The following ETF(s) have ALL as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares KBW Property & Casualty Insurance Portfolio
- PowerShares Dynamic Insurance (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Insurance Index Fund (
- PowerShares KBW Insurance Portfoliio ETF (
- PowerShares Dynamic Financial (
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%.