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State Auto Financial Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.21 (-1.12 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 08:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $18.61
50-Day Range
MA: $17.49
52-Week Range
Now: $18.61
Volume1,723 shs
Average Volume52,930 shs
Market Capitalization$815.83 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield2.15%
State Auto Financial Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in writing personal and business insurance products in the United States. It operates through three segments: Personal Insurance, Commercial 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 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

2.19 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

132nd out of 301 stocks

Fire, Marine, & Casualty Insurance Industry

15th out of 25 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.2Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

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$1.20 per share
Book Value$22.03 per share


Net Income$87.40 million


Market Cap$815.83 million
Next Earnings Date2/18/2021 (Confirmed)
-0.21 (-1.12 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 08:00 PM 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 (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. Since then, STFC stock has decreased by 23.3% and is now trading at $18.61.
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Is State Auto Financial a buy right now?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for State Auto Financial in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" State Auto Financial stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in STFC, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than State Auto Financial?

Wall Street analysts have given State Auto Financial a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but State Auto Financial wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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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, February 18th 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, February 18th 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) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, November, 10th. The insurance provider reported ($0.10) EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.20 by $0.30. The insurance provider earned $371.10 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $369.30 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 Friday, November 13th. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, December 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.10 per share on Tuesday, December 29th. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.15%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, December 15th.
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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 2.15%. 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 26.67% 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?

3 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for State Auto Financial's shares. Their forecasts range from $18.00 to $24.00. On average, they anticipate State Auto Financial's stock price to reach $22.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 18.2% from the stock's current price.
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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 (BRK.B) (BRK.B), Main Street Capital (MAIN), QUALCOMM (QCOM), The 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 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 and MD of State Auto Labs (Age 55, Pay $1.08M)
  • Mr. Paul Martin Stachura, Sr. VP and Chief Claims & Risk Engineering 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 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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Huntington National Bank (0.01%). 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 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 Huntington National Bank.
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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.

What is State Auto Financial's stock price today?

One share of STFC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $18.61.

How big of a company is State Auto Financial?

State Auto Financial has a market capitalization of $815.83 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 1/18/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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