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NASDAQ:STFCState Auto Financial Stock Price, Forecast & News

-0.77 (-3.07 %)
(As of 04/9/2020 06:28 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $24.32
50-Day Range
MA: $25.98
52-Week Range
Now: $24.32
Volume60,174 shs
Average Volume54,594 shs
Market Capitalization$1.06 billion
P/E Ratio12.41
Dividend Yield1.59%
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: 1.0Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 3.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.01 out of 5 stars

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$0.86 per share
Book Value$22.03 per share


Net Income$87.40 million


Market Cap$1.06 billion
Next Earnings Date5/6/2020 (Confirmed)

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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 shares have increased by 0.3% and is now trading at $24.32. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

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

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, 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 Wednesday, May 6th 2020. View our earnings forecast for State Auto Financial.

How can I listen to State Auto Financial's earnings call?

State Auto Financial will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, May 6th 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 Corp (NASDAQ:STFC) announced its earnings results on Thursday, February, 20th. The insurance provider reported $0.29 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.68 by $0.39. The insurance provider earned $343 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $348.30 million. State Auto Financial had a return on equity of 3.04% and a net margin of 6.20%. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.67 earnings per share. 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Tuesday, March 10th. Shareholders of record on Monday, March 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.10 per share on Thursday, March 26th. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.64%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, March 13th. View State Auto Financial's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for STFC?

1 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price targets for State Auto Financial's shares. 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 twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.3%. View analysts' price targets for State Auto Financial.

Has State Auto Financial been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about STFC stock has been trending very negative on Thursday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. State Auto Financial earned a media sentiment score of -3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the insurance provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future. View the latest news aboutState Auto Financial.

Are investors shorting State Auto Financial?

State Auto Financial saw a increase in short interest in the month of March. As of March 13th, there was short interest totaling 222,200 shares, an increase of 28.2% from the February 27th total of 173,300 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 66,400 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 3.3 days. Approximately 1.3% of the shares of the stock 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), Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA), Primo Water (PRMW), Teekay Lng Partners (TGP), Timkensteel (TMST), Wells Fargo & Co (WFC), Weyerhaeuser (WY), Mondi (MNDI), Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR) and Pattern Energy Group (PEGI).

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."

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 $24.32.

How big of a company is State Auto Financial?

State Auto Financial has a market capitalization of $1.06 billion 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. 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]

This page was last updated on 4/9/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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