NASDAQ:STFC - State Auto Financial Stock Price, News & Analysis

$31.98
-1.30 (-3.91 %)
(As of 08/23/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
$31.91
Now: $31.98
$33.54
50-Day Range
$30.88
MA: $34.14
$36.28
52-Week Range
$28.46
Now: $31.98
$36.45
Volume37,901 shs
Average Volume50,794 shs
Market Capitalization$1.39 billion
P/E Ratio26.65
Dividend Yield1.19%
Beta0.31
State Auto Financial Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in writing personal and business insurance products. It operates through four segments: Personal Insurance, Commercial Insurance, Specialty Insurance, and Investment Operations. The Personal Insurance segment primarily provides personal automobile, homeowners insurance, and other personal insurance products. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Fire, marine, & casualty insurance
Sub-IndustryProperty & Casualty Insurance
SectorFinance
Current SymbolNASDAQ:STFC
CUSIP85570710
Phone614-464-5000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.28 billion
Cash Flow$1.3426 per share
Book Value$21.04 per share

Profitability

Net Income$12.80 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,854
Market Cap$1.39 billion
Next Earnings Date11/7/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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State Auto Financial (NASDAQ:STFC) Frequently Asked Questions

What is State Auto Financial's stock symbol?

State Auto Financial trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "STFC."

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 Friday, August 9th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, September 17th will be paid a dividend of $0.10 per share on Friday, September 27th. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.25%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, September 16th. View State Auto Financial's Dividend History.

How were State Auto Financial's earnings last quarter?

State Auto Financial Corp (NASDAQ:STFC) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August, 1st. The insurance provider reported ($0.33) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.05 by $0.38. The insurance provider earned $340.10 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $340.10 million. State Auto Financial had a return on equity of 5.49% and a net margin of 3.95%. The company's revenue was down .5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned ($0.08) EPS. View State Auto Financial's Earnings History.

When is State Auto Financial's next earnings date?

State Auto Financial is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, November 7th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for State Auto Financial.

Has State Auto Financial been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about STFC stock have trended positive recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. State Auto Financial earned a coverage optimism score of 2.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news coverage about the insurance provider a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for State Auto Financial.

Are investors shorting State Auto Financial?

State Auto Financial saw a decline in short interest in the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 272,700 shares, a decline of 18.6% from the June 30th total of 335,100 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 58,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 4.6 days. Currently, 1.6% of the shares of the company are short sold. View State Auto Financial's Current Options Chain.

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), Mondi (MNDI), Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR), SS&C Technologies (SSNC), Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), Qiagen (QGEN), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Starbucks (SBUX), Shire (SHPG) and Semtech (SMTC).

Who are State Auto Financial's key executives?

State Auto Financial's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Michael Edward LaRocco, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 62)
  • Mr. Steven Eugene English, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 58)
  • Mr. Gregory Allan Tacchetti, Sr. VP and Chief Information & Strategy Officer (Age 50)
  • Mr. Kim Burton Garland, Sr. VP of Commercial Lines & MD of State Auto Labs (Age 53)
  • Mr. Paul Martin Stachura, Sr. VP & Chief CARE Officer (Age 61)

Who are State Auto Financial's major shareholders?

State Auto Financial's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (7.62%), Vanguard Group Inc. (3.66%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (3.10%), BlackRock Inc. (2.77%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (0.70%) and Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.67%). Company insiders that own State Auto Financial stock include Jason Earl Berkey, John M Petrucci, Kim Burton Garland, Kym Marie Hubbard, Matthew Stanley Mrozek, Melissa A Centers, Michelle Lantow, Scott Alan Jones and Steven Eugene English. View Institutional Ownership Trends for State Auto Financial.

Which major investors are selling State Auto Financial stock?

STFC stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Earnest Partners LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Deprince Race & Zollo Inc., Advisor Group Inc., Victory Capital Management Inc., Morgan Stanley and Public Employees Retirement Association of Colorado. Company insiders that have sold State Auto Financial company stock in the last year include Melissa A Centers and Steven Eugene English. View Insider Buying and Selling for State Auto Financial.

Which major investors are buying State Auto Financial stock?

STFC stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of America Corp DE, Wells Fargo & Company MN, BlackRock Inc., Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD, Marshall Wace LLP, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC and Vanguard Group Inc.. Company insiders that have bought State Auto Financial stock in the last two years include Jason Earl Berkey, Kim Burton Garland, Kym Marie Hubbard and Michelle Lantow. View Insider Buying and Selling for State Auto Financial.

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 Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is State Auto Financial's stock price today?

One share of STFC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $31.98.

How big of a company is State Auto Financial?

State Auto Financial has a market capitalization of $1.39 billion and generates $1.28 billion in revenue each year. The insurance provider earns $12.80 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.20 on an earnings per share basis. State Auto Financial employs 1,854 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About State Auto Financial.

What is State Auto Financial's official website?

The official website for State Auto Financial is http://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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for State Auto Financial (NASDAQ STFC)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  179 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  271 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  450
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about State Auto Financial and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe STFC will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe STFC will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/24/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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