American National Declares Quarterly Dividend

American National Declares Quarterly Dividend

GALVESTON, Texas, July 25, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- American National
Insurance Company's (Nasdaq:ANAT) board of directors declared a quarterly
dividend of 77 cents per share on its common stock, CUSIP #028591-105, at its
July 25, 2013 board meeting. In compliance with Nasdaq's applicable dividend
notice requirements, the dividend is payable September 20, 2013 to
shareholders of record as of the close of business on September 6, 2013.
American National Insurance Company has paid dividends to stockholders for
more than 100 consecutive years.

American National Insurance Company (American National), headquartered in
Galveston, Texas, was founded in 1905 and is licensed to conduct the business
of insurance in all states except New York. American National has been
assigned an 'A' rating by A.M. Best Company and an 'A' rating by Standard &
Poor's, both of which are nationally recognized rating agencies.

American National is also a family of companies that has, on a consolidated
GAAP basis, $22.9 billion in assets, $19.0 billion in liabilities and $3.9
billion in stockholders' equity. The American National family of companies
offers a broad line of products and services, which include life insurance,
annuities, health insurance, credit insurance, pension products and property
and casualty insurance for personal lines, agribusiness, and targeted
commercial exposures. The American National family of companies operates in
all 50 states, and its major insurance subsidiaries include American National
Life Insurance Company of Texas, American National Life Insurance Company of
New York, American National Property and Casualty Company, Standard Life and
Accident Insurance Company, Farm Family Life Insurance Company, Farm Family
Casualty Insurance Company and United Farm Family Insurance Company.

For more information, including company news and investor relations
information, visit the company's web site at www.anico.com.

CONTACT: John J. Dunn, Jr. (409) 766-6063

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