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NASDAQ:STFCState Auto Financial Stock Price, Forecast & News

$21.52
+0.96 (+4.67 %)
(As of 06/5/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$20.86
Now: $21.52
$22.16
50-Day Range
$18.91
MA: $21.93
$27.16
52-Week Range
$17.29
Now: $21.52
$36.45
Volume66,186 shs
Average Volume66,792 shs
Market Capitalization$941.93 million
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.95%
Beta0.02
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. 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 Specialty Insurance segment provides commercial coverages that require specialized product underwriting, claims handling, or risk management services. 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 is a subsidiary of State Automobile Mutual Insurance Company.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.0Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 3.0Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

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2.59 out of 5 stars


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$1.41 billion
Cash Flow$0.92 per share
Book Value$22.03 per share

Profitability

Net Income$87.40 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,978
Market Cap$941.93 million
Next Earnings Date8/6/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, STFC stock has decreased by 11.3% and is now trading at $21.52. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of State Auto Financial?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for State Auto Financial in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for State Auto Financial.

When is State Auto Financial's next earnings date?

State Auto Financial is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, August 6th 2020. View our earnings forecast for State Auto Financial.

How were State Auto Financial's earnings last quarter?

State Auto Financial Corp (NASDAQ:STFC) announced its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May, 6th. The insurance provider reported ($0.18) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.40 by $0.58. The insurance provider earned $349.70 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $351 million. State Auto Financial had a positive return on equity of 0.71% and a negative net margin of 6.09%. View State Auto Financial's earnings history.

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, May 11th. Investors of record on Friday, June 12th will be paid a dividend of $0.10 per share on Friday, June 26th. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.86%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 11th. View State Auto Financial's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for STFC?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price targets for State Auto Financial's stock. Their forecasts range from $24.00 to $24.00. On average, they expect State Auto Financial's stock price to reach $24.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 11.5% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for State Auto Financial.

Has State Auto Financial been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about STFC stock have been trending very negative this week, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. State Auto Financial earned a news impact score of -3.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the insurance provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View the latest news aboutState Auto Financial.

Are investors shorting State Auto Financial?

State Auto Financial saw a decrease in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 130,200 shares, a decrease of 5.7% from the April 30th total of 138,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 63,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 2.1 days. Approximately 0.8% of the shares of the company are sold short. 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), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), Boeing (BA), General Motors (GM), Main Street Capital (MAIN), Verizon Communications (VZ), Wells Fargo & Co (WFC), Weyerhaeuser (WY) and Exxon Mobil (XOM).

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 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)

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 shareholders include Victory Capital Management Inc. (3.58%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (3.58%), BlackRock Inc. (2.91%), Thrivent Financial for Lutherans (1.70%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (1.12%) and State Street Corp (0.83%). Company insiders that own State Auto Financial stock include Kim Burton Garland, Kym Marie Hubbard, Matthew Stanley Mrozek, Melissa A Centers, Michael Larocco, Michelle Lantow 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 Alliancebernstein L.P., Morgan Stanley, Deutsche Bank AG, UBS Group AG, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, BlackRock Inc., Grace & White Inc. NY, and WINTON GROUP Ltd. View insider buying and selling activity 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 Deprince Race & Zollo Inc., Victory Capital Management Inc., Victory Capital Management Inc., Federated Hermes Inc., Geode Capital Management LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Oxford Financial Group Ltd., and Wells Fargo & Company MN. Company insiders that have bought State Auto Financial stock in the last two years include Kim Burton Garland, Kym Marie Hubbard, Michael Larocco, and Michelle Lantow. View insider buying and selling activity 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, 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 $21.52.

How big of a company is State Auto Financial?

State Auto Financial has a market capitalization of $941.93 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 6/6/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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