Allstate Announces August 2021 Catastrophe Losses
NORTHBROOK, Ill., September 16, 2021 - The Allstate Corporation (NYSE: ALL) today announced estimated catastrophe losses for the month of August of $876 million or $692 million, after-tax. Catastrophe losses for July and August totaled $1.1 billion, pre-tax.
Catastrophe losses in August comprised 11 events at an estimated cost of $843 million plus unfavorable prior period reserve reestimates. Hurricane Ida impacted 19 states with the majority of losses occurring in Louisiana, resulting in gross losses of approximately $1.4 billion. Net losses are estimated at $631 million, pre-tax ($498 million, after-tax), reflecting anticipated reinsurance recoveries under our Nationwide Excess Catastrophe Reinsurance Program, partially offset by reinstatement premiums.
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