State Auto Financial Stock Forecast, Price & News

-1.08 (-6.12 %)
(As of 06/18/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume71,213 shs
Average Volume49,741 shs
Market Capitalization$729.94 million
P/E Ratio5.66
Dividend Yield2.27%
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About State Auto Financial

State Auto Financial Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in writing personal and business insurance products in the United States. It operates through Personal Insurance, Commercial Insurance, and Investment Operations segments. The Personal Insurance segment primarily provides personal automobile, homeowners, 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 exposures in the commercial insurance market, as well as farm and ranch insurance products. 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 operates as a subsidiary of State Automobile Mutual Insurance Company, Inc.


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Overall MarketRank

1.80 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

386th out of 1,969 stocks

Fire, Marine, & Casualty Insurance Industry

32nd out of 93 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.5Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 3.8 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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State Auto Financial (NASDAQ:STFC) Frequently Asked Questions

Is State Auto Financial a buy right now?

1 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for State Auto Financial in the last year. There are currently 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" State Auto Financial stock.
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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, August 5th 2021.
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How were State Auto Financial's earnings last quarter?

State Auto Financial Co. (NASDAQ:STFC) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May, 5th. The insurance provider reported ($0.61) earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.62) by $0.01. The insurance provider had revenue of $373.50 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $384 million. State Auto Financial had a net margin of 7.82% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 2.59%.
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How has State Auto Financial's stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

State Auto Financial's stock was trading at $24.25 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, STFC shares have decreased by 31.7% and is now trading at $16.57.
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How often does State Auto Financial pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for State Auto Financial?

State Auto Financial announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, May 17th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.10 per share on Friday, June 25th. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.41%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, June 9th.
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Is State Auto Financial a good dividend stock?

State Auto Financial pays an annual dividend of $0.40 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.27%.
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What price target have analysts set for STFC?

1 analysts have issued 1-year price targets for State Auto Financial's stock. Their forecasts range from $18.00 to $18.00. On average, they expect State Auto Financial's stock price to reach $18.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 8.6% from the stock's current price.
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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 64, Pay $1.92M)
  • Mr. Steven Eugene English, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 60, Pay $728.94k)
  • Mr. Gregory Allan Tacchetti, Sr. VP and Chief Information & Strategy Officer (Age 52, Pay $670.9k)
  • Mr. Kim Burton Garland, Sr. VP of Personal & Commercial Lines and MD of State Auto Labs (Age 55, Pay $731.35k)
  • Mr. Paul Martin Stachura, Sr. VP & Chief CARE Officer (Age 63, Pay $636.31k)
  • Mr. Scott Alan Jones, VP & Chief Investment Officer (Age 57)
  • Mr. Matthew Robert Pollak, VP, Chief Accounting Officer & Treasurer (Age 55)
  • Ms. Tara Shull, VP of Financial
  • Natalie Schoolcraft, Director of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Melissa Ann Centers, Sr. VP, Sec. & Gen. Counsel (Age 49)

What is Michael E. LaRocco's approval rating as State Auto Financial's CEO?

101 employees have rated State Auto Financial CEO Michael E. LaRocco on Michael E. LaRocco has an approval rating of 98% among State Auto Financial's employees. This puts Michael E. LaRocco in the top 20% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

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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), The Boeing (BA), General Motors (GM), AXIS Capital (AXS), NVIDIA (NVDA), (OSTK), Pure Storage (PSTG) and Riot Blockchain (RIOT).

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (8.85%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.73%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (4.53%), BlackRock Inc. (3.19%), Geode Capital Management LLC (0.68%) and Northern Trust Corp (0.46%). Company insiders that own State Auto Financial stock include Jason Earl Berkey, Kim Burton Garland, Kym Marie Hubbard, Matthew Stanley Mrozek, Michael Larocco and Michelle Lantow.
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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 Renaissance Technologies LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Citadel Advisors LLC, Northern Trust Corp, GSA Capital Partners LLP, Victory Capital Management Inc., Morgan Stanley, and D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc..
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Which institutional investors are buying State Auto Financial stock?

STFC stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, BlackRock Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Full18 Capital LLC, UBS Group AG, Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Geode Capital Management LLC, and IndexIQ Advisors LLC. 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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is State Auto Financial's stock price today?

One share of STFC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $16.57.

How much money does State Auto Financial make?

State Auto Financial has a market capitalization of $729.94 million and generates $1.48 billion in revenue each year. The insurance provider earns $13.10 million in net income (profit) each year or ($0.19) on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does State Auto Financial have?

State Auto Financial employs 2,025 workers across the globe.

What is State Auto Financial's official website?

The official website for State Auto Financial is

Where are State Auto Financial's headquarters?

State Auto Financial is headquartered at 518 EAST BROAD STREET, COLUMBUS OH, 43215.

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 6/18/2021 by Staff
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