Allstate profit falls 57 percent after life insurance sale
Oct 30 (Reuters) - Home and auto insurer Allstate Corp's quarterly profit more than halved as the company took an estimated $475 million after-tax loss on the sale of one of its life insurance businesses.
Net income fell 57 percent to $310 million, or 66 cents per share, in the third quarter, from $723 million, or $1.48 per share, a year earlier.
On an operating basis, Allstate earned $1.53 per share.
Consolidated revenue rose 4 percent to $8.47 billion.
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