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

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$94.92 +0.21 (+0.22 %)
(As of 03/25/2019 09:34 AM ET)
Previous Close$94.71
Today's Range$94.87 - $94.96
52-Week Range$84.18 - $117.50
Volume3,358 shs
Average Volume367,718 shs
Market Capitalization$8.48 billion
P/E Ratio11.30
Dividend Yield1.69%
Beta0.89
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, trucks and recreational vehicles, inland and ocean marine, agricultural-related products, and other property; specialty casualty insurance, including primarily excess and surplus, general liability, executive liability, professional 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 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, fixed-indexed, and variable-indexed annuities to the retail, financial institutions, registered investment advisor, 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

Industry Fire, marine, & casualty insurance
Sub-IndustryMulti-line Insurance
SectorFinance
CUSIP02593210
Phone513-579-2121

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$7.15 billion
Cash Flow$10.8978 per share
Book Value$55.71 per share

Profitability

Net Income$530 million

Miscellaneous

Employees7,600
Market Cap$8.48 billion
Next Earnings Date5/1/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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 quarterly dividend on Wednesday, January 2nd. Investors of record on Tuesday, January 15th will be given a dividend of $0.40 per share on Friday, January 25th. This represents a $1.60 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.69%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, January 14th. View American Financial Group's Dividend History.

How were American Financial Group's earnings last quarter?

American Financial Group Inc (NYSE:AFG) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, January, 30th. The insurance provider reported $1.75 EPS for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.84 by $0.09. The insurance provider had revenue of $1.27 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.28 billion. American Financial Group had a return on equity of 14.92% and a net margin of 7.41%. The firm's revenue was up 3.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $2.20 EPS. 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, May 1st 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 FY19 earnings guidance on Wednesday, January, 30th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $8.35-8.85 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $8.67.

What price target have analysts set for AFG?

2 brokerages have issued 1-year price targets for American Financial Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $107.00 to $107.00. On average, they anticipate American Financial Group's stock price to reach $107.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 12.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for American Financial Group.

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

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

Has American Financial Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about AFG stock has been trending somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie reports. The research firm rates the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring 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 positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. American Financial Group earned a news impact score of -1.1 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the insurance provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days.

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 Exxon Mobil (XOM), Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Intel (INTC), Pfizer (PFE), AT&T (T), 3M (MMM), General Electric (GE), Lockheed Martin (LMT) and Chevron (CVX).

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 64)
  • Mr. Joseph E. Consolino, Exec. VP, CFO & Director (Age 53)
  • Ms. Michelle Ann Gillis SPHR, Sr. VP & Chief Admin. Officer (Age 50)
  • Mr. Vito Charles Peraino Esq., Sr. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 63)
  • Mr. James E. Evans, Exec. Consultant & Director (Age 73)

Who are American Financial Group's major shareholders?

American Financial Group's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (9.72%), Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund (2.75%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.47%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.57%), LSV Asset Management (1.42%) and Investec Asset Management LTD (1.40%). Company insiders that own American Financial Group stock include Carl H Lindner III, Gregory G Joseph, James E Evans, John B Berding, Lehman John I Von, 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 Eaton Vance Management, Prudential Financial Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., Bank of America Corp DE, Sit Investment Associates Inc., APG Asset Management N.V., James Investment Research Inc. and Citigroup 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, Lehman John I Von, S Craig Lindner, Terry S Jacobs 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, BlackRock Inc., Norges Bank, Wealthquest Corp, USS Investment Management Ltd, Millennium Management LLC, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc. and Geode Capital Management LLC. 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 $94.92.

How big of a company is American Financial Group?

American Financial Group has a market capitalization of $8.48 billion and generates $7.15 billion in revenue each year. The insurance provider earns $530 million in net income (profit) each year or $8.40 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:  236 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  245 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  481
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 3/25/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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