NYSE:AFG - American Financial Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$103.28 +0.20 (+0.19 %)
(As of 11/19/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$103.08
Today's Range$102.49 - $104.32
52-Week Range$98.22 - $121.69
Volume495,800 shs
Average Volume325,484 shs
Market Capitalization$9.20 billion
P/E Ratio15.73
Dividend Yield1.55%
American Financial Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides property and casualty insurance products in the United States. The company operates through Property and Casualty Insurance, Annuity, Run-Off Long-Term Care and Life, and Other segments. It offers property and transportation insurance products, such as physical damage and liability coverage for buses, trucks and recreational vehicles, inland and ocean marine, agricultural-related products, and other property coverages; specialty casualty insurance, including primarily excess and surplus, general liability, executive liability, professional liability, umbrella and excess liability, and specialty coverage in targeted markets and customized programs for small to mid-sized businesses; and specialty financial insurance products comprising risk management insurance programs for leasing and financing institutions, surety and fidelity products, and trade credit insurance. The company sells its property and casualty insurance products through independent insurance agents and brokers, as well as through employee agents. It also provides traditional fixed and fixed-indexed annuities to the retail, financial institutions, and education markets; and engages in the commercial real estate operations in Cincinnati, Whitefield, New Hampshire, Chesapeake Bay, Charleston, and Palm Beach. American Financial Group, Inc. was founded in 1872 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Fire, marine, & casualty insurance
Sub-IndustryMulti-line Insurance
Current SymbolNYSE:AFG
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.25
Current Ratio0.17
Quick Ratio0.17


Trailing P/E Ratio15.73
Forward P/E Ratio12.01
P/E Growth0.96

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$6.87 billion
Price / Sales1.34
Cash Flow$7.9021 per share
Price / Cash13.07
Book Value$60.50 per share
Price / Book1.71


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$6.55
Net Income$475 million
Net Margins9.98%
Return on Equity15.39%
Return on Assets1.29%


Outstanding Shares89,250,000
Market Cap$9.20 billion

American Financial Group (NYSE:AFG) Frequently Asked Questions

What is American Financial Group's stock symbol?

American Financial Group trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "AFG."

How often does American Financial Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for American Financial Group?

American Financial Group declared a special dividend on Monday, November 5th. Investors of record on Friday, November 16th will be given a dividend of $1.50 per share on Monday, November 26th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 15th. View American Financial Group's Dividend History.

How were American Financial Group's earnings last quarter?

American Financial Group Inc (NYSE:AFG) posted its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, October, 30th. The insurance provider reported $2.19 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.88 by $0.31. The insurance provider earned $1.33 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.29 billion. American Financial Group had a return on equity of 15.39% and a net margin of 9.98%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 4.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $1.06 earnings per share. View American Financial Group's Earnings History.

When is American Financial Group's next earnings date?

American Financial Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, January 30th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for American Financial Group.

What guidance has American Financial Group issued on next quarter's earnings?

American Financial Group updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Tuesday, October, 30th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $8.35-8.65 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $8.59.

What price target have analysts set for AFG?

3 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for American Financial Group's shares. Their predictions range from $119.00 to $122.00. On average, they expect American Financial Group's share price to reach $120.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 16.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for American Financial Group.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for American Financial Group?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for American Financial Group in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for American Financial Group.

Has American Financial Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about AFG stock have trended somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. American Financial Group earned a news sentiment score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the insurance provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of American Financial Group's key competitors?

Who are American Financial Group's key executives?

American Financial Group's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Stephen Craig Lindner, Co-Pres, Co-CEO & Director (Age 63)
  • Mr. Joseph E. Consolino, Exec. VP, CFO, Principal Accounting Officer & Director (Age 52)
  • Ms. Michelle Ann Gillis SPHR, Sr. VP & Chief Admin. Officer (Age 49)
  • Mr. Vito Charles Peraino Esq., Sr. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 62)
  • Mr. James E. Evans, Exec. Consultant & Director (Age 72)

Who are American Financial Group's major shareholders?

American Financial Group's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (8.74%), Standard Life Aberdeen plc (8.49%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.35%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.62%), AQR Capital Management LLC (1.59%) and LSV Asset Management (1.40%). Company insiders that own American Financial Group stock include Carl H Lindner III, Gregory G Joseph, James E Evans, John B Berding, Michelle A Gillis, S Craig Lindner, Terry S Jacobs, Virginia Drosos, Vito C Peraino and William W Verity. View Institutional Ownership Trends for American Financial Group.

Which institutional investors are selling American Financial Group stock?

AFG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Alliancebernstein L.P., LSV Asset Management, AQR Capital Management LLC, Prudential Financial Inc., Deutsche Bank AG, Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, Schroder Investment Management Group and Panagora Asset Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold American Financial Group company stock in the last year include Carl H Lindner III, James E Evans, John B Berding, S Craig Lindner, Terry S Jacobs, Virginia Drosos and Vito C Peraino. View Insider Buying and Selling for American Financial Group.

Which institutional investors are buying American Financial Group stock?

AFG stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Standard Life Aberdeen plc, BlackRock Inc., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Eaton Vance Management and Man Group plc. View Insider Buying and Selling for American Financial Group.

How do I buy shares of American Financial Group?

Shares of AFG 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 American Financial Group's stock price today?

One share of AFG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $103.28.

How big of a company is American Financial Group?

American Financial Group has a market capitalization of $9.20 billion and generates $6.87 billion in revenue each year. The insurance provider earns $475 million in net income (profit) each year or $6.55 on an earnings per share basis. American Financial Group employs 7,600 workers across the globe.

What is American Financial Group's official website?

The official website for American Financial Group is http://www.afginc.com.

How can I contact American Financial Group?

American Financial Group's mailing address is 301 East Fourth Street, Cincinnati OH, 45202. The insurance provider can be reached via phone at 513-579-2121 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for American Financial Group (NYSE AFG)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  225 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  220 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  445
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about American Financial Group and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe AFG will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe AFG will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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