|Meaning:||selected on the basis of merit to represent one state, often in a competition; an auto insurance company|
|Related Names:||Progressive, Safeco, Nationwide, Geico|
Allstate Auto Insurance was founded in 1931 as part of Sears, Roebuck & Co.. It became a publicly traded company in 1993, and at the time, the initial public offering of Allstate was the largest in U.S. history. It became a totally independent company after Sears divested its remaining shares to its stockholders in 1995.
- Allstate's company slogan is "You're in good hands." Their current advertising campaign, in use since 2004, says instead, "Are you in good hands?"
- When company celebrated its 75th year in 2006, over 17 million American households owned at least one of its products. 
Author: Clarissa Caldwell
|Meaning||selected on the basis of merit to represent one's state, often in a competition; an auto insurance company +|
|Meaningnc||selected on the basis of merit to represent one's state, often in a competition; an auto insurance company +|
|Rank in 2000s||0 +|
|Related||Progressive +, Safeco +, Nationwide +, and Geico +|