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QQQ   399.61
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DOW   35,754.75
QQQ   399.61
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DOW   35,754.75
QQQ   399.61

State Auto Financial Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.14 (-0.27%)
(As of 12/8/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
83,753 shs
Average Volume
121,588 shs
Market Capitalization
$2.29 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
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About State Auto Financial

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 Investment Operations. 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 Investment Operations segment provides investment services and is evaluated based on investment returns of assets. The company was founded in 1990 and is headquartered in Columbus, OH.


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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Fire, marine, & casualty insurance
Property & Casualty Insurance
Current Symbol
Year Founded

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$1.48 billion
Cash Flow
$0.05 per share
Book Value
$21.45 per share


Net Income
$13.10 million
Pretax Margin




Free Float
Market Cap
$2.29 billion

Company Calendar

Dividend Payable
Last Earnings
Fiscal Year End
Next Earnings (Estimated)

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Overall MarketRank

1.76 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

849th out of 1,342 stocks

Fire, Marine, & Casualty Insurance Industry

52nd out of 77 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.0Community Rank: 3.9Dividend Strength: 0.8Insider Behavior: 2.5Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

State Auto Financial (NASDAQ:STFC) Frequently Asked Questions

Is State Auto Financial a buy right now?

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. 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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How has State Auto Financial's stock price 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 increased by 112.5% and is now trading at $51.53.
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Are investors shorting State Auto Financial?

State Auto Financial saw a drop in short interest during the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 363,800 shares, a drop of 23.3% from the October 31st total of 474,200 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 92,900 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.9 days. Currently, 2.1% of the company's shares are sold short.
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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 17th 2022.
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How were State Auto Financial's earnings last quarter?

State Auto Financial Co. (NASDAQ:STFC) issued its earnings results on Thursday, November, 4th. The insurance provider reported ($0.18) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.08 by $0.26. The insurance provider earned $399.20 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $394.70 million. State Auto Financial had a net margin of 4.32% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 2.72%.
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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 12th. Investors of record on Wednesday, December 15th will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share on Tuesday, December 28th. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 0.78%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, December 14th.
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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 0.77%. The dividend payout ratio of State Auto Financial is 24.69%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
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What price target have analysts set for STFC?

1 brokers have issued 1-year price targets for State Auto Financial's shares. Their forecasts range from $18.00 to $18.00. On average, they anticipate State Auto Financial's share price to reach $18.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 65.1%.
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Who are State Auto Financial's key executives?

State Auto Financial's management team includes the following people:
  • Mike LaRocco, Chairman, President & Chief Executive Officer
  • Steven Eugene English, Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Gregory A. Tacchetti, Senior VP, Chief Information & Strategy Officer
  • Paul M. Stachura, Chief Care Officer & Senior Vice President (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Melissa A. Centers, Secretary, Senior Vice President & General Counsel

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.

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), 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 number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (4.63%), BlackRock Inc. (2.84%), Magnetar Financial LLC (2.72%), Versor Investments LP (2.49%), Alpine Associates Management Inc. (1.29%) and FIL Ltd (0.98%). Company insiders that own State Auto Financial stock include Jason Earl Berkey, Kim Burton Garland, Matthew Robert Pollak, Matthew Stanley Mrozek, Michael Larocco, Paul M Stachura, Scott Alan Jones and Steven Eugene English.
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Which major investors are selling State Auto Financial stock?

STFC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Victory Capital Management Inc., BlackRock Inc., Heartland Advisors Inc., Citadel Advisors LLC, Keybank National Association OH, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, and Voya Investment Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold State Auto Financial company stock in the last year include Jason Earl Berkey, Kim Burton Garland, Matthew Robert Pollak, Matthew Stanley Mrozek, Michael Larocco, Paul M Stachura, Scott Alan Jones, and Steven Eugene English.
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Which major investors are buying State Auto Financial stock?

STFC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Magnetar Financial LLC, Versor Investments LP, Alpine Associates Management Inc., FIL Ltd, Carlson Capital L P, Gabelli Funds LLC, Man Group plc, and Alliancebernstein L.P.. Company insiders that have bought State Auto Financial stock in the last two years include Jason Earl Berkey, Kim Burton Garland, and Michael Larocco.
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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 $51.53.

How much money does State Auto Financial make?

State Auto Financial has a market capitalization of $2.29 billion and generates $1.48 billion in revenue each year. The insurance provider earns $13.10 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.62 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does State Auto Financial have?

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

When was State Auto Financial founded?

State Auto Financial was founded in 1921.

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, via email at [email protected], or via fax at 614-464-5374.

This page was last updated on 12/9/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff


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