Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model. NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Allstate (NYSE: ALL) is tomorrow, February 26, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 25 cents per share. At a price of $46.74 as of 9:31 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.2%. The average volume for Allstate has been 3.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Allstate has a market cap of $22.19 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 15.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. The Allstate Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in the personal property and casualty insurance, life insurance, and retirement and investment products business primarily in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.9, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Allstate as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, attractive valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full Allstate Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list. It's Official: Action Alerts PLUS beats the S&P 500 with Dividends Reinvested! Cramer and Link were up 16.72% in 2012. Were you? See what they are trading for 14-days FREE.