RICHFIELD, Ohio, May 8, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- National Interstate Corporation (Nasdaq:NATL) announced that on May 2, 2013, its Board of Directors approved a quarterly dividend of $0.11 per share. The cash dividend will be payable on June 11, 2013 to shareholders of record of the Company's common stock as of the close of business on May 24, 2013. About National Interstate Corporation An Insurance Experience Built Around You. National Interstate Corporation (Nasdaq:NATL), founded in 1989, is the holding company for a specialty property-casualty insurance group which differentiates itself by offering products and services designed to meet the unique needs of niche markets. Products include insurance for passenger, truck, and moving and storage transportation companies, alternative risk transfer, or captive programs for commercial risks, specialty personal lines products focused primarily on recreational vehicle owners and small commercial vehicle accounts, and transportation and general commercial insurance in Hawaii and Alaska. The Company's insurance subsidiaries, including the three primary insurers, National Interstate Insurance Company, Vanliner Insurance Company and Triumphe Casualty Company, are rated "A" (Excellent) by A.M. Best Company. Headquartered in Richfield, Ohio, National Interstate is an independently operated subsidiary of Great American Insurance Company, a property-casualty subsidiary of American Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:AFG) (Nasdaq:AFG).
CONTACT: Tanya Inama National Interstate Corporation 877-837-0339 investorrelations@NATL.com