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Allstate Announces May 2018 Catastrophe Loss Estimate


The Allstate Corporation (NYSE:ALL) today announced estimated
catastrophe losses for the month of May 2018 of $278 million, pre-tax
($220 million after-tax). Catastrophe losses occurring in May comprised
12 events at an estimated cost of $224 million, pre-tax, plus
unfavorable reserve reestimates of prior reported catastrophe losses.
Two severe wind and hail events, primarily impacting Mid-Atlantic,
Northeast and certain Midwest states, accounted for approximately 60% of
May event catastrophe losses. The unfavorable reserve reestimates
primarily relate to anticipated assessments from the Texas Windstorm
Insurance Association related to Hurricane Harvey. Allstate previously
announced $211 million, pre-tax ($167 million after-tax), in estimated
catastrophe losses for the month of April 2018, bringing second quarter
months of April and May 2018 to $489 million, pre-tax ($387 million

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