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State Auto Financial Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.08 (-0.58 %)
(As of 09/22/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $13.70
50-Day Range
MA: $15.95
52-Week Range
Now: $13.70
Volume68,903 shs
Average Volume59,162 shs
Market Capitalization$600.58 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield2.90%
State Auto Financial Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in writing personal and business insurance products. It operates through four segments: Personal Insurance, Commercial Insurance, Specialty Insurance, and Investment Operations. The Personal Insurance segment primarily provides personal automobile, homeowners insurance, and other personal insurance products. The commercial insurance segment primarily provides commercial automobile, commercial multi-peril, fire and allied, general liability, and workers' compensation insurance covering small-to-medium sized commercial insurance market, as well as farm and ranch insurance. The Specialty Insurance segment provides commercial coverages that require specialized product underwriting, claims handling, or risk management services. The Investment Operations segment provides investment management services to affiliated insurance companies. The company markets its products primarily through independent agencies, including retail agencies and wholesale brokers. The company was founded in 1950 and is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. State Auto Financial Corporation is a subsidiary of State Automobile Mutual Insurance Company.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 3.0Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 3.0Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.62 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Fire, marine, & casualty insurance
Sub-IndustryProperty & Casualty Insurance
Current SymbolNASDAQ:STFC



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.41 billion
Cash Flow$0.82 per share
Book Value$22.03 per share


Net Income$87.40 million


Market Cap$600.58 million
Next Earnings Date10/29/2020 (Estimated)
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(As of 09/22/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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State Auto Financial (NASDAQ:STFC) Frequently Asked Questions

How has State Auto Financial's stock been impacted by COVID-19?

State Auto Financial's stock was trading at $24.25 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, STFC stock has decreased by 43.5% and is now trading at $13.70.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of State Auto Financial?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for State Auto Financial in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is State Auto Financial's next earnings date?

State Auto Financial is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 29th 2020.
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How were State Auto Financial's earnings last quarter?

State Auto Financial Corp (NASDAQ:STFC) posted its earnings results on Thursday, August, 6th. The insurance provider reported ($0.59) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.89) by $0.30. The insurance provider earned $358.70 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $360.10 million. State Auto Financial had a negative net margin of 2.67% and a negative return on equity of 0.56%.
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How often does State Auto Financial pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for State Auto Financial?

State Auto Financial declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, August 17th. Investors of record on Thursday, September 17th will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share on Tuesday, September 29th. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.92%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, September 16th.
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What price target have analysts set for STFC?

3 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for State Auto Financial's shares. Their forecasts range from $20.00 to $24.00. On average, they expect State Auto Financial's stock price to reach $22.67 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 65.5% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting State Auto Financial?

State Auto Financial saw a decrease in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 195,600 shares, a decrease of 16.5% from the August 15th total of 234,200 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 57,800 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 3.4 days. Approximately 1.1% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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Who are some of State Auto Financial's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of State Auto Financial own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other State Auto Financial investors own include Berkshire Hathaway (BRK.B), Main Street Capital (MAIN), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Boeing (BA), General Motors (GM), Axis Capital (AXS), NVIDIA (NVDA), Overstock.com (OSTK), Pure Storage (PSTG) and Riot Blockchain (RIOT).

Who are State Auto Financial's key executives?

State Auto Financial's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Michael Edward LaRocco, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 62)
  • Mr. Steven Eugene English, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 58)
  • Mr. Gregory Allan Tacchetti, Sr. VP and Chief Information & Strategy Officer (Age 50)
  • Mr. Kim Burton Garland, Sr. VP of Commercial Lines & MD of State Auto Labs (Age 53)
  • Mr. Paul Martin Stachura, Sr. VP & Chief CARE Officer (Age 61)

What is State Auto Financial's stock symbol?

State Auto Financial trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "STFC."

Who are State Auto Financial's major shareholders?

State Auto Financial's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (3.62%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (3.59%), Thrivent Financial for Lutherans (0.66%), Bank of America Corp DE (0.50%), Russell Investments Group Ltd. (0.31%) and Federated Hermes Inc. (0.29%). Company insiders that own State Auto Financial stock include Jason Earl Berkey, Kim Burton Garland, Kym Marie Hubbard, Matthew Stanley Mrozek, Melissa A Centers, Michael Larocco, Michelle Lantow and Steven Eugene English.
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Which institutional investors are selling State Auto Financial stock?

STFC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Vanguard Group Inc., Nuveen Asset Management LLC, and ETRADE Capital Management LLC.
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Which institutional investors are buying State Auto Financial stock?

STFC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Federated Hermes Inc., UBS Group AG, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Regent Peak Wealth Advisors LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., California Public Employees Retirement System, and Engineers Gate Manager LP. Company insiders that have bought State Auto Financial stock in the last two years include Jason Earl Berkey, Kim Burton Garland, Kym Marie Hubbard, Michael Larocco, and Michelle Lantow.
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How do I buy shares of State Auto Financial?

Shares of STFC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is State Auto Financial's stock price today?

One share of STFC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $13.70.

How big of a company is State Auto Financial?

State Auto Financial has a market capitalization of $600.58 million and generates $1.41 billion in revenue each year. The insurance provider earns $87.40 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.63 on an earnings per share basis. State Auto Financial employs 1,978 workers across the globe.

What is State Auto Financial's official website?

The official website for State Auto Financial is www.stateauto.com.

How can I contact State Auto Financial?

State Auto Financial's mailing address is 518 EAST BROAD STREET, COLUMBUS OH, 43215. The insurance provider can be reached via phone at 614-464-5000 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 9/23/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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