American Financial Group Stock Forecast, Price & News

+2.64 (+2.12 %)
(As of 07/29/2021 01:08 PM ET)
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Volume3,091 shs
Average Volume519,296 shs
Market Capitalization$10.84 billion
P/E Ratio7.67
Dividend Yield1.59%
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About American Financial Group

American Financial Group, Inc., an insurance holding company, provides property and casualty insurance products in the United States. The company operates through three segments: Property and Casualty Insurance, Annuity, and Other. It offers property and transportation insurance products, such as physical damage and liability coverage for buses and trucks, inland and ocean marine, agricultural-related products, and other commercial property coverages; specialty casualty insurance, including primarily excess and surplus, executive and professional liability, general liability, umbrella and excess liability, and specialty coverage in targeted markets, as well as customized programs for small to mid-sized businesses and workers' compensation insurance; and specialty financial insurance products comprising risk management insurance programs for lending and leasing institutions, fidelity and surety 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 indexed annuities to the retail, financial institutions, broker-dealer, and registered investment advisor markets; and run-off long-term care and life insurance services. In addition, the company 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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Overall MarketRank

2.56 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

77th out of 2,043 stocks

Fire, Marine, & Casualty Insurance Industry

7th out of 93 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.4Community Rank: 3.1Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 2.5 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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American Financial Group (NYSE:AFG) Frequently Asked Questions

Is American Financial Group a buy right now?

4 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for American Financial Group in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "buy" American Financial Group stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than American Financial Group?

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Are investors shorting American Financial Group?

American Financial Group saw a increase in short interest in June. As of June 15th, there was short interest totaling 977,300 shares, an increase of 25.1% from the May 31st total of 781,100 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 456,300 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.1 days. Approximately 1.2% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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When is American Financial Group's next earnings date?

American Financial Group is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August 3rd 2021.
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How can I listen to American Financial Group's earnings call?

American Financial Group will be holding an earnings conference call on Wednesday, August 4th at 11:30 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at 404-537-3406 with passcode "5388071".

How were American Financial Group's earnings last quarter?

American Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:AFG) posted its earnings results on Monday, May, 3rd. The insurance provider reported $2.38 EPS for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.64 by $0.74. The insurance provider earned $1.17 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.25 billion. American Financial Group had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 12.14% and a net margin of 17.83%. The firm's quarterly revenue was down 3.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $1.36 EPS.
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How has American Financial Group's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

American Financial Group's stock was trading at $83.31 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, AFG stock has increased by 52.7% and is now trading at $127.18.
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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 Thursday, July 15th. Stockholders of record on Monday, July 26th will be paid a dividend of $2.00 per share on Monday, August 2nd. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, July 23rd. This is a positive change from American Financial Group's previous special dividend of $1.50.
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Is American Financial Group a good dividend stock?

American Financial Group pays an annual dividend of $2.00 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.59%. American Financial Group has been increasing its dividend for 11 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of American Financial Group is 23.70%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, American Financial Group will have a dividend payout ratio of 24.84% next year. This indicates that American Financial Group will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has American Financial Group issued on next quarter's earnings?

American Financial Group issued an update on its FY 2021 earnings guidance on Tuesday, May, 25th. The company provided EPS guidance of 7.000-8.000 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $6.800. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What price target have analysts set for AFG?

4 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for American Financial Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $95.00 to $125.00. On average, they anticipate American Financial Group's share price to reach $110.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 13.5%.
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Who are American Financial Group's key executives?

American Financial Group's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Stephen Craig Lindner, Co-Pres, Co-CEO & Director (Age 66, Pay $8.1M)
  • Mr. Carl Henry Lindner III, Co-Pres, Co-CEO & Director (Age 68, Pay $8.13M)
  • Mr. Brian S. Hertzman, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 50, Pay $599.4k)
  • Ms. Michelle Ann Gillis SPHR, Sr. VP & Chief Admin. Officer (Age 52, Pay $709.29k)
  • Mr. Vito Charles Peraino Esq., Sr. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 65, Pay $1.26M)
  • Mr. James E. Evans, Exec. Consultant & Director (Age 75, Pay $253.49k)
  • Mr. John R. Rogers, Chief Information Security Officer & Divisional VP
  • Ms. Diane P. Weidner, VP of Investor & Media Relations
  • Mr. Mark Andrew Weiss J.D., VP, Assistant Gen. Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer
  • Mr. Timothy J. Minard, Exec. VP & Chief Distribution Officer of Annuity Operations

What is Carl H. Lindner III and S. Craig Lindner's approval rating as American Financial Group's CEO?

15 employees have rated American Financial Group CEO Carl H. Lindner III and S. Craig Lindner on Glassdoor.com. Carl H. Lindner III and S. Craig Lindner has an approval rating of 87% among American Financial Group's employees.

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

What other stocks do shareholders of American Financial Group own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other American Financial Group investors own include Intel (INTC), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), AbbVie (ABBV), Pfizer (PFE), AT&T (T), Abbott Laboratories (ABT), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Chevron (CVX), McDonald's (MCD) and Verizon Communications (VZ).

What is American Financial Group's stock symbol?

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

Who are American Financial Group's major shareholders?

American Financial Group's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (0.03%), New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (0.02%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%) and IFM Investors Pty Ltd (0.01%). Company insiders that own American Financial Group stock include Brian S Hertzman, Carl H Lindner III, James E Evans, John B Berding, Kenneth C Ambrecht, Lehman John I Von, Mckeon Brett, Michelle A Gillis, S Craig Lindner, Terry S Jacobs and Vito C Peraino.
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Which institutional investors are buying American Financial Group stock?

AFG stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including IFM Investors Pty Ltd, New Mexico Educational Retirement Board, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. Company insiders that have bought American Financial Group stock in the last two years include Kenneth C Ambrecht, and Vito C Peraino.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is American Financial Group's stock price today?

One share of AFG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $127.18.

How much money does American Financial Group make?

American Financial Group has a market capitalization of $10.82 billion and generates $7.91 billion in revenue each year. The insurance provider earns $732 million in net income (profit) each year or $8.44 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does American Financial Group have?

American Financial Group employs 7,600 workers across the globe.

When was American Financial Group founded?

American Financial Group was founded in 1872.

What is American Financial Group's official website?

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

Where are American Financial Group's headquarters?

American Financial Group is headquartered at 301 East Fourth Street, Cincinnati OH, 45202.

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]

This page was last updated on 7/29/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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