State Auto Financial Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.21 (+1.05 %)
(As of 04/12/2021 02:39 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $20.16
50-Day Range
MA: $19.26
52-Week Range
Now: $20.16
Volume801 shs
Average Volume56,888 shs
Market Capitalization$887.89 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield2.01%
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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

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



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.41 billion
Cash Flow$0.93 per share
Book Value$22.03 per share


Net Income$87.40 million


Market Cap$887.89 million
Next Earnings Date5/6/2021 (Confirmed)


State Auto Financial (NASDAQ:STFC) Stock Price Down 5.3%
March 19, 2021 |
2020 catastrophes ate into State Auto's bottom line
February 20, 2021 |
State Auto Financial Corp. to Host Earnings Call
February 18, 2021 |
State Auto Financial: Q4 Earnings Insights
February 18, 2021 |
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February 16, 2021 |
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Overall MarketRank

1.42 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

714th out of 1,944 stocks

Fire, Marine, & Casualty Insurance Industry

38th out of 90 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.3Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
+0.21 (+1.05 %)
(As of 04/12/2021 02:39 PM ET)
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State Auto Financial (NASDAQ:STFC) Frequently Asked Questions

Is State Auto Financial a buy right now?

2 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for State Auto Financial in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 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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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than State Auto Financial?

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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, May 6th 2021.
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How can I listen to State Auto Financial's earnings call?

State Auto Financial will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, May 6th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

How were State Auto Financial's earnings last quarter?

State Auto Financial Co. (NASDAQ:STFC) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, February, 17th. The insurance provider reported $0.66 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.60 by $0.06. The insurance provider earned $374.60 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $376.30 million. State Auto Financial had a negative trailing twelve-month return on equity of 2.64% and a negative net margin of 2.56%.
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How has State Auto Financial's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

State Auto Financial's stock was trading at $24.25 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, STFC stock has decreased by 17.8% and is now trading at $19.93.
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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, March 8th. Investors of record on Wednesday, March 17th will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share on Friday, March 26th. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.01%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, March 16th.
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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 2.01%. State Auto Financial does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of State Auto Financial is 63.49%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, State Auto Financial will have a dividend payout ratio of 28.57% next year. This indicates that State Auto Financial will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for STFC?

2 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for State Auto Financial's shares. Their forecasts range from $18.00 to $24.00. On average, they expect State Auto Financial's share price to reach $21.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 5.4% 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 $2.69M)
  • Mr. Steven Eugene English, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 60, Pay $1.04M)
  • Mr. Gregory Allan Tacchetti, Sr. VP and Chief Information & Strategy Officer (Age 52, Pay $946.56k)
  • Mr. Kim Burton Garland, Sr. VP of Personal & Commercial Lines (Age 55, Pay $1.08M)
  • Mr. Paul Martin Stachura, Sr. VP & Chief CARE Officer (Age 63, Pay $848.8k)
  • 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.

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), 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."

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 $19.93.

How much money does State Auto Financial make?

State Auto Financial has a market capitalization of $877.76 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.

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 4/12/2021 by Staff
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