Bank of The Ozarks boosted its position in shares of Allstate Corp (NYSE:ALL) by 140.1% in the fourth quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 8,245 shares of the insurance provider’s stock after acquiring an additional 4,811 shares during the period. Bank of The Ozarks’ holdings in Allstate were worth $864,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Other large investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Arrow Financial Corp lifted its position in Allstate by 100.0% during the third quarter. Arrow Financial Corp now owns 1,106 shares of the insurance provider’s stock valued at $102,000 after acquiring an additional 553 shares during the last quarter. Financial Engines Advisors L.L.C. purchased a new stake in Allstate during the third quarter valued at approximately $116,000. IHT Wealth Management LLC lifted its position in Allstate by 46.6% during the second quarter. IHT Wealth Management LLC now owns 1,275 shares of the insurance provider’s stock valued at $113,000 after acquiring an additional 405 shares during the last quarter. Baker Ellis Asset Management LLC purchased a new stake in Allstate during the third quarter valued at approximately $120,000. Finally, Resources Investment Advisors Inc. lifted its position in Allstate by 71.1% during the fourth quarter. Resources Investment Advisors Inc. now owns 1,340 shares of the insurance provider’s stock valued at $140,000 after acquiring an additional 557 shares during the last quarter. 76.89% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Allstate Corp (ALL) opened at $95.02 on Tuesday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.26, a current ratio of 0.26 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.31. Allstate Corp has a fifty-two week low of $76.97 and a fifty-two week high of $105.36. The stock has a market cap of $35,390.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.20, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.45 and a beta of 0.96.

In related news, insider Suren Gupta sold 103,242 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, November 10th. The shares were sold at an average price of $98.68, for a total transaction of $10,187,920.56. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. Also, EVP Susan L. Lees sold 4,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, November 20th. The stock was sold at an average price of $100.49, for a total transaction of $401,960.00. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 24,341 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,446,027.09. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last three months, insiders have sold 432,242 shares of company stock valued at $42,827,931. 1.50% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

A number of equities research analysts recently commented on ALL shares. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Allstate from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, October 10th. Wells Fargo & Co set a $105.00 price target on shares of Allstate and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, October 19th. Credit Suisse Group raised their price target on shares of Allstate from $91.00 to $95.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a report on Thursday, November 2nd. UBS Group raised their price target on shares of Allstate from $93.00 to $102.00 and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a report on Monday, November 6th. Finally, B. Riley reaffirmed a “neutral” rating on shares of Allstate in a report on Monday, November 6th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $96.43.

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Allstate Profile

The Allstate Corporation (Allstate) is a holding company for Allstate Insurance Company. The Company’s business is conducted principally through Allstate Insurance Company, Allstate Life Insurance Company and other subsidiaries. It is engaged in the property-liability insurance business and the life insurance, retirement and investment products business.

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