SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): October 13, 2004
THE ALLSTATE CORPORATION
(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of organization)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer Identification No.)
2775 Sanders Road
(Address of Principal Executive Offices)
Registrant's telephone number, including area code: (847) 402-5000
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
Section 2Financial Information
Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition.
On October 13, 2004, the Registrant issued a press release announcing estimates of its hurricane losses and earnings per share for the third quarter of 2004. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99 to this report.
Section 9Financial Statements and Exhibits
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|99||Registrant's press release dated October 13, 2004.|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the Registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|THE ALLSTATE CORPORATION|
/s/ MARY J. MCGINN
Name: Mary J. McGinn
Title: Assistant Secretary
Dated: October 14, 2004