The Allstate Corp. (ALL)

100.41
1.41 1.42
NYSE : Finance
Prev Close 99.00
Open 100.25
Day Low/High 99.71 / 100.91
52 Wk Low/High 64.13 / 125.92
Volume 1.67M
Avg Volume 2.47M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 314.12M
Market Cap 31.12B
EPS 14.20
P/E Ratio N/A
Div & Yield 2.16 (2.09%)

You Can Run, But You Can't Hide Today

There's no such thing as a 'safe harbor' right now on Wall Street.

Allstate downgraded at RBC

Allstate downgraded at Goldman

Insurance Merger Mania Has Limits Says Allstate CEO

Insurance Merger Mania Has Limits Says Allstate CEO

Ace’s $28.3B bid for Chubb last week is a big deal, but don’t expect it to set off a wave of acquisitions in the property, auto and life insurance arenas.

Here's a Hot Tip for Investors: Avoid TIPS

Here's a Hot Tip for Investors: Avoid TIPS

Treasury Inflation-Protected Securities aren't such a great deal.

Health Care Names Pressure Other Insurance, Retail Stocks

Health Care Names Pressure Other Insurance, Retail Stocks

The trend will continue unless retail sales, job creation and incomes rise faster,

Quant Picks: 3 Property & Casualty Insurance Companies to Buy

Quant Picks: 3 Property & Casualty Insurance Companies to Buy

Property & casualty insurance insures against loss to property due to weather events or man-made disasters and accidents.

Day Ahead: Watch China

What will China do to stabilize its economy?

BofA/Merrill Insurance Conf.

My Favorite Asset Class

Closed end municipal bond funds are doing well today. That is still my favored asset class.

This Morning's Market Setup

Where it began. "People don't want to think. And the deeper they get into trouble, the less they want to think. But by some sort of instinct, they feel that they ought to and it makes them feel guilty. So they'll bless and follow anyone who gives th...

Insurance as a Defensive Play

Insurance as a Defensive Play

The sector's relationship to the yield curve no longer applies.

Blue Chips Are Back in Fashion

Blue Chips Are Back in Fashion

As the Fed's QE nears the end, blue chips come back.

Time for Financials to Shine

Time for Financials to Shine

I am expecting the sector to outperform over the next six months.

Rules of the Game: The Home Field Disadvantage

Rules of the Game: The Home Field Disadvantage

As investors, it's important to diversify beyond our comfort zones.

Wells Insurance Conf.

Finding Boring Names Attractive

Finding Boring Names Attractive

These insurance stocks offer good value and stability.

BofA/Merrill Lynch Insurance Conf.

Caution Is the Watchword

Caution Is the Watchword

Express Scripts and Allstate are two safe and simple plays.

Allstate upgraded at Wells

Market on Close Imbalances

How much to buy? My mavens on the floor of the exchange see only about $135 million to buy on the close. Financials have $110 million to buy and health care has $40 million to buy. Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) has $50 million to buy, Franklin Resources (...

Insurance Stocks a Good Risk

Insurance Stocks a Good Risk

Rising interest rates are buoying company returns and values.

Allstate downgraded at Deutsche

A Pile of Simply Horrendous Advice

A Pile of Simply Horrendous Advice

Caution has clearly been the fool's way in this market.

Some Healthy Insurance Stocks

Some Healthy Insurance Stocks

Some of the health insurers have posted strong results in the first quarter.