NASDAQ:STFC - State Auto Financial Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $33.25 +0.14 (+0.42 %) (As of 04/19/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$33.25Today's Range$32.91 - $33.646252-Week Range$27.59 - $35.05Volume15,066 shsAverage Volume43,057 shsMarket Capitalization$1.44 billionP/E Ratio27.71Dividend Yield1.21%Beta0.42 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email State Auto Financial Corp. is a property and casualty insurance holding company, which engages in the provision of insurance services. It operates through the following segments: Personal Insurance, Commercial Insurance, and Specialty Insurance. The Personal Insurance segment comprises personal auto, homeowners, and other personal insurance. The Commercial Insurance segment covers commercial auto, small commercial package, middle market commercial, workers compensation, farm and ranch, and other commercial. The Specialty Insurance segment includes excess and surplus property, casualty and programs. The company was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Columbus, OH. Receive STFC News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for STFC and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NASDAQ Industry Fire, marine, & casualty insurance Sub-IndustryProperty & Casualty Insurance SectorFinance Current SymbolNASDAQ:STFC Previous Symbol CUSIP85570710 CIK874977 Webwww.stateauto.com Phone614-464-5000Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.15 Current Ratio0.06 Quick Ratio0.06Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio27.71 Forward P/E Ratio17.97 P/E GrowthN/A Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.28 billion Price / Sales1.13 Cash Flow$1.4363 per share Price / Cash Flow23.15 Book Value$18.97 per share Price / Book1.75Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.20 Net Income$12.80 million Net Margins1.00% Return on Equity6.16% Return on Assets1.78%Miscellaneous Employees1,854 Outstanding Shares43,346,000Market Cap$1.44 billion Next Earnings Date5/2/2019 (Confirmed) OptionableOptionable State Auto Financial (NASDAQ:STFC) Frequently Asked Questions What is State Auto Financial's stock symbol? State Auto Financial trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "STFC." 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, March 4th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, March 13th will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share on Thursday, March 28th. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.20%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, March 12th. View State Auto Financial's Dividend History. How were State Auto Financial's earnings last quarter? State Auto Financial Corp (NASDAQ:STFC) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, February, 14th. The insurance provider reported $0.67 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.63 by $0.04. The insurance provider earned $264.40 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $325.65 million. State Auto Financial had a return on equity of 6.16% and a net margin of 1.00%. The business's revenue was down 27.2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned ($0.49) earnings per share. View State Auto Financial's Earnings History. When is State Auto Financial's next earnings date? State Auto Financial is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 2nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for State Auto Financial. How can I listen to State Auto Financial's earnings call? State Auto Financial will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, May 2nd at 11:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link. What price target have analysts set for STFC? 1 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for State Auto Financial's stock. Their predictions range from $30.00 to $30.00. On average, they expect State Auto Financial's stock price to reach $30.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 9.8%. View Analyst Price Targets for State Auto Financial. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for State Auto Financial? 1 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for State Auto Financial in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for State Auto Financial. Has State Auto Financial been receiving favorable news coverage? News headlines about STFC stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie. The research group scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. State Auto Financial earned a news sentiment score of 1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media coverage about the insurance provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. Who are some of State Auto Financial's key competitors? Some companies that are related to State Auto Financial include Kemper (KMPR), Axis Capital (AXS), Hanover Insurance Group (THG), Selective Insurance Group (SIGI), Enstar Group (ESGR), RLI (RLI), White Mountains Insurance Group (WTM), AmTrust Financial Services (AFSI), Mercury General (MCY), National General (NGHC), ASPEN INS HOLDI/SH (AHL), Navigators Group (NAVG), ProAssurance (PRA), Horace Mann Educators (HMN) and Kinsale Capital Group (KNSL). 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), Mondi (MNDI), Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR), SS&C Technologies (SSNC), Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), Qiagen (QGEN), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Starbucks (SBUX), Shire (SHPG) and Semtech (SMTC). Who are State Auto Financial's key executives? State Auto Financial's management team includes the folowing people: Mike LaRocco, Chairman, President & Chief Executive OfficerSteven Eugene English, Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice PresidentGregory A. Tacchetti, Chief Information & Strategy Officer, Senior VPCynthia A. Powell, Chief Audit Executive & Senior Vice PresidentJessica Elizabeth Buss, Senior Vice President & Director-Specialty Lines Who are State Auto Financial's major shareholders? State Auto Financial's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Deprince Race & Zollo Inc. (0.58%) and Huntington National Bank (0.03%). Company insiders that own State Auto Financial stock include Jason Earl Berkey, Jessica Elizabeth Clark, John M Petrucci, Kim Burton Garland, Matthew Stanley Mrozek, Melissa A Centers, Scott Alan Jones and Steven Eugene English. View Institutional Ownership Trends for State Auto Financial. Which major investors are selling State Auto Financial stock? STFC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Deprince Race & Zollo Inc. and Huntington National Bank. Company insiders that have sold State Auto Financial company stock in the last year include Matthew Stanley Mrozek, Melissa A Centers and Steven Eugene English. View Insider Buying and Selling for State Auto Financial. 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is State Auto Financial's stock price today? One share of STFC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $33.25. How big of a company is State Auto Financial? State Auto Financial has a market capitalization of $1.44 billion and generates $1.28 billion in revenue each year. The insurance provider earns $12.80 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.20 on an earnings per share basis. State Auto Financial employs 1,854 workers across the globe. What is State Auto Financial's official website? The official website for State Auto Financial is http://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] MarketBeat Community Rating for State Auto Financial (NASDAQ STFC)Community Ranking: 2.0 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 155 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 235 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 390MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about State Auto Financial and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe STFC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe STFC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 4/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What type of investment options does a Roth IRA provide?