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NASDAQ:STFC

State Auto Financial Stock Forecast, Price & News

$18.18
+0.06 (+0.33 %)
(As of 02/26/2021 10:23 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$18.07
Now: $18.18
$18.18
50-Day Range
$16.54
MA: $17.64
$19.11
52-Week Range
$12.07
Now: $18.18
$29.22
Volume68 shs
Average Volume55,110 shs
Market Capitalization$796.97 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield2.21%
Beta0.19
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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Fire, marine, & casualty insurance
Sub-IndustryProperty & Casualty Insurance
SectorFinance
Current SymbolNASDAQ:STFC
CUSIP85570710
Phone614-464-5000
Employees1,978
Year FoundedN/A

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.41 billion
Cash Flow$0.84 per share
Book Value$22.03 per share

Profitability

Net Income$87.40 million

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$796.97 million
Next Earnings Date5/5/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

1.94 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

262nd out of 1,931 stocks

Fire, Marine, & Casualty Insurance Industry

23rd out of 90 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 2.2Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
$18.18
+0.06 (+0.33 %)
(As of 02/26/2021 10:23 AM ET)
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State Auto Financial (NASDAQ:STFC) Frequently Asked Questions

Is State Auto Financial a buy right now?

3 Wall Street equities research 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 equities research 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 Wednesday, May 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 data on Wednesday, February, 17th. The insurance provider reported $0.66 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.60 by $0.06. 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?

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 (WHO). Since then, STFC stock has decreased by 25.0% and is now trading at $18.18.
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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. Investors 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.20%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend 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 2.21%. 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?

3 brokerages have issued 12-month target prices for State Auto Financial's stock. Their forecasts range from $18.00 to $24.00. On average, they expect State Auto Financial's stock price to reach $22.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 21.0% 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 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 Michael E. LaRocco's approval rating as State Auto Financial's CEO?

101 employees have rated State Auto Financial CEO Michael E. LaRocco on Glassdoor.com. 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), Overstock.com (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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (8.39%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.82%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (4.58%), BlackRock Inc. (2.94%), Heartland Advisors Inc. (0.57%) and Wells Fargo & Company MN (0.53%). 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 Alliancebernstein L.P., Renaissance Technologies LLC, BlackRock Inc., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Squarepoint Ops LLC, Northern Trust Corp, and GSA Capital Partners LLP.
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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 Victory Capital Management Inc., Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Heartland Advisors Inc., Grace & White Inc. NY, Regent Peak Wealth Advisors LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Engineers Gate Manager LP, and Wells Fargo & Company MN. 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 $18.18.

How much money does State Auto Financial make?

State Auto Financial has a market capitalization of $796.97 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 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.

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 2/26/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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