American Financial Group Company Profile (NYSE:AFG)

About American Financial Group

American Financial Group logoAmerican Financial Group, Inc. (AFG) is a holding company engaged primarily in property and casualty insurance businesses. The Company, through Great American Insurance Group, focuses on commercial products for businesses, and is engaged in the sale of fixed and fixed-indexed annuities in the retail, financial institutions and education markets. The Company has four segments: Property and casualty insurance, Annuity, Run-off long-term care and life, and Other. AFG's property and casualty operations provide a range of commercial coverages, through its approximately 30 insurance businesses. AFG's property and casualty insurance operations allow local decision-making for underwriting, claims and policy servicing. The Company's property and casualty insurance products include property and transportation, specialty casualty and specialty financial. The Company's Specialty Casualty insurance products include Executive and Professional Liability, and Umbrella and Excess Liability.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Property & Casualty Insurance
  • Sub-Industry: Multi-line Insurance
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: AFG
  • CUSIP: 02593210
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $74.82
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $75.12
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $72.88
  • 52-Week Range: $64.87 - $76.94
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 19.15
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 12.64
  • P/E Growth: 1.64
  • Market Cap: $6.51B
  • Outstanding Shares: 86,893,000
  • Beta: 0.76
  • Net Margins: 5.46%
  • Return on Equity: 9.74%
  • Return on Assets: 0.94%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.19%
  • Current Ratio: 0.15%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.15%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for American Financial Group (NYSE:AFG) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $76.50 (2.25% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for American Financial Group (NYSE:AFG)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/12/2016Sandler O'NeillUpgradeHold -> Buy$74.00 -> $81.00View Rating Details
6/30/2016Janney Montgomery ScottReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
4/10/2016MacquarieReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
4/17/2015Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingHold$65.00 -> $70.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/28/2014 forward)


Earnings History for American Financial Group (NYSE:AFG)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/1/2016Q316$1.49$1.19 billionListenView Earnings Details
8/2/2016Q216$1.27$1.28$1.06 billion$1.58 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/2/2016Q116$1.22$1.25$1.04 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/2/2016Q415$1.58$1.52$1.10 billion$1.62 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/3/2015Q315$1.44$1.38$1.11 billion$1.68 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/4/2015Q215$1.19$1.28$1.03 billion$985.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/27/2015Q115$1.14$1.25$1.01 billion$1.29 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/2/2015Q314$1.32$1.35$1.05 billion$1.06 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2014Q3$1.16$1.40$1.10 billion$1.13 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/28/2014Q214$0.97$1.08$845.50 million$931.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/6/2014Q114$0.96$1.00$811.25 million$1.21 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/31/2014Q413$1.22$1.28$840.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/30/2013Q313$0.99$1.06$844.08 million$949.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2013Q2 2013$0.87$0.96$753.91 million$709.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/8/2013Q1 2013$0.83$0.92$713.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/11/2013Q4 2012$0.67$0.67$718.87 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2012Q312$0.59$0.82$766.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/30/2012$0.79$0.91ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/30/2012$0.78$1.14ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/1/2012$0.94$1.06ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2011$0.59$0.78ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2011$0.75$0.81ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/3/2011$0.96$1.03ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for American Financial Group (NYSE:AFG)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.64 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.92 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20161$1.26$1.26$1.26
Q2 20161$1.26$1.26$1.26
Q3 20161$1.48$1.48$1.48
Q4 20161$1.63$1.63$1.63
Q1 20171$1.47$1.47$1.47
Q2 20171$1.42$1.42$1.42
Q3 20171$1.51$1.51$1.51
Q4 20171$1.63$1.63$1.63
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for American Financial Group (NYSE:AFG)
Annual Dividend:$1.25
Dividend Yield:1.67%
Dividend Growth:12.70% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:31.89% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
22.16% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
21.11% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:10 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for American Financial Group (NYSE:AFG)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for American Financial Group (NYSE:AFG)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 14.90%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 59.85%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/26/2016Carl H Lindner IIICEOSell100,000$75.14$7,514,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/23/2016Terry S JacobsDirectorSell400$75.57$30,228.00View SEC Filing  
9/8/2016Vito C PerainoVPSell4,041$75.20$303,883.20View SEC Filing  
9/2/2016Vito C PerainoVPSell42,256$75.00$3,169,200.00View SEC Filing  
9/1/2016Vito C PerainoVPSell2,450$75.09$183,970.50View SEC Filing  
8/30/2016James E EvansDirectorSell15,000$75.16$1,127,400.00View SEC Filing  
8/25/2016John B BerdingInsiderSell6,000$74.46$446,760.00View SEC Filing  
8/17/2016Carl H Lindner IIICEOSell100,000$73.84$7,384,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/12/2016John B BerdingInsiderSell20,324$73.71$1,498,082.04View SEC Filing  
8/8/2016S Craig LindnerCEOSell75,000$72.13$5,409,750.00View SEC Filing  
8/5/2016William W VerityDirectorSell2,046$72.97$149,296.62View SEC Filing  
8/4/2016Carl H Lindner IIICEOSell100,000$71.81$7,181,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/4/2016Terry S JacobsDirectorSell1,223$71.56$87,517.88View SEC Filing  
5/10/2016James E EvansDirectorSell10,000$71.72$717,200.00View SEC Filing  
3/21/2016S Craig LindnerCEOSell40,000$70.39$2,815,600.00View SEC Filing  
3/11/2016Lehman John I VonDirectorSell2,043$70.07$143,153.01View SEC Filing  
3/11/2016S Craig LindnerCEOSell37,500$69.27$2,597,625.00View SEC Filing  
12/9/2015James E. EvansDirectorSell29,059$73.18$2,126,537.62View SEC Filing  
12/7/2015Carl H Lindner IIICEOSell37,500$74.73$2,802,375.00View SEC Filing  
12/1/2015John B. BerdinginsiderSell20,000$74.67$1,493,400.00View SEC Filing  
11/18/2015Carl H Lindner IIICEOSell75,000$70.84$5,313,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/21/2015James E. EvansDirectorSell4,600$72.52$333,592.00View SEC Filing  
10/20/2015James E. EvansDirectorSell9,930$72.51$720,024.30View SEC Filing  
6/30/2015Vito C PerainoVPSell6,798$65.23$443,433.54View SEC Filing  
6/23/2015John B BerdingDirectorSell27,016$66.42$1,794,402.72View SEC Filing  
6/23/2015S Craig LindnerCEOSell25,000$66.38$1,659,500.00View SEC Filing  
6/18/2015John B BerdingDirectorSell14,000$66.42$929,880.00View SEC Filing  
6/10/2015James E EvansDirectorSell25,000$64.68$1,617,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/8/2015William W VerityDirectorSell2,555$64.09$163,749.95View SEC Filing  
5/20/2015Lehman John I VonDirectorSell2,055$64.56$132,670.80View SEC Filing  
5/5/2015S Craig LindnerCEOSell58,000$63.61$3,689,380.00View SEC Filing  
2/26/2015Terry S JacobsDirectorSell1,955$62.94$123,047.70View SEC Filing  
2/24/2015Terry S JacobsDirectorSell2,745$63.26$173,648.70View SEC Filing  
2/13/2015James E EvansDirectorSell30,000$62.85$1,885,500.00View SEC Filing  
2/12/2015S Craig LindnerCEOSell100,000$62.34$6,234,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/6/2015Carl H Lindner IIICEOSell75,000$61.94$4,645,500.00View SEC Filing  
12/19/2014John B BerdingDirectorSell10,128$60.01$607,781.28View SEC Filing  
11/18/2014James E EvansDirectorSell25,000$60.13$1,503,250.00View SEC Filing  
11/3/2014S Craig LindnerCEOSell50,000$59.84$2,992,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/5/2014Vito C PerainoVPSell24,000$59.62$1,430,880.00View SEC Filing  
8/19/2014S Craig LindnerCEOSell40,000$57.93$2,317,200.00View SEC Filing  
6/26/2014James E EvansDirectorSell51,283$59.32$3,042,107.56View SEC Filing  
6/3/2014Terry S JacobsDirectorSell1,600$58.43$93,488.00View SEC Filing  
5/14/2014Lehman John VonDirectorSell2,000$58.46$116,920.00View SEC Filing  
5/9/2014S Craig LindnerCEOSell50,000$58.84$2,942,000.00View SEC Filing  
3/28/2014Carl Lindner IIICEOSell32,500$57.07$1,854,775.00View SEC Filing  
12/10/2013John B BerdingDirectorSell10,243$58.20$596,142.60View SEC Filing  
11/4/2013S Craig LindnerCEOSell71,163$56.44$4,016,439.72View SEC Filing  
9/16/2013John BerdingDirectorSell10,000$53.61$536,100.00View SEC Filing  
9/11/2013S Craig LindnerCEOSell50,000$53.28$2,664,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/5/2013William W VerityDirectorSell2,173$52.14$113,300.22View SEC Filing  
8/5/2013John BerdingDirectorSell10,000$52.70$527,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/1/2013Carl H Lindner IIICEOSell85,000$52.71$4,480,350.00View SEC Filing  
7/31/2013S Craig LindnerCEOSell60,000$51.91$3,114,600.00View SEC Filing  
7/9/2013James E EvansSVPSell24,724$51.00$1,260,924.00View SEC Filing  
6/14/2013William W VerityDirectorSell2,579$49.11$126,654.69View SEC Filing  
6/3/2013Terry S JacobsDirectorSell2,706$48.49$131,213.94View SEC Filing  
5/20/2013S Craig LindnerCEOSell26,281$49.52$1,301,435.12View SEC Filing  
5/15/2013John B BerdingDirectorSell16,950$49.65$841,567.50View SEC Filing  
3/22/2013James E EvansSVPSell10,250$47.03$482,057.50View SEC Filing  
2/26/2013Carl H Lindner IIICEOSell23,300$43.56$1,014,948.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for American Financial Group (NYSE:AFG)
DateHeadline logoGreat American Insurance Group Teams Up with Hub International on National Elevator Program (NYSE:AFG) - October 27 at 3:36 PM logoInsurers in Q3 Suffer Less Damages: 6 Stocks Set to Beat (NYSE:AFG) - October 27 at 3:36 PM logoAuto Financial Group Announces New Lease Option (NYSE:AFG) - October 26 at 3:21 PM logoAmerican Financial Group, Inc. : AFG-US: Dividend Analysis : October 14th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : October 25, 2016 (NYSE:AFG) - October 25 at 3:22 PM logoAmerican Financial Group, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : AFG-US : October 21, 2016 (NYSE:AFG) - October 21 at 12:20 PM
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News IconDirector of American Financial Group (NYSE:AFG), Jacobs Terry S, sells 400 shares worth $30,229 (NYSE:AFG) - September 26 at 8:22 PM logoResearch Analysts Set American Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:AFG)’s Price Target At $83 (NYSE:AFG) - September 19 at 8:06 AM logoAmerican Financial Group To Participate In KBW Insurance Conference At 10:15 AM (NYSE:AFG) - September 8 at 12:12 PM logoAmerican Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:AFG) Trading Up – Insider Trading Activity (NYSE:AFG) - September 8 at 12:12 PM logoSleepy ETF Actually Outperforms Midcap Gauge (NYSE:AFG) - September 2 at 3:22 PM logoAmerican Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:AFG) Trading Down – Insider Trading Activity (NYSE:AFG) - September 1 at 8:22 PM logoAmerican Financial Group, Inc. to Present at the 2016 Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Insurance Conference (NYSE:AFG) - August 25 at 8:47 PM logoLindner sells another big batch of American Financial stock (NYSE:AFG) - August 23 at 3:21 PM logoAMERICAN FINANCIAL GROUP INC Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NYSE:AFG) - August 19 at 3:54 PM logoAmerican Financial to Share More Profit with Stockholders (NYSE:AFG) - August 18 at 11:44 AM logoFirst American Financial Rewards Investors, Ups Dividend (NYSE:AFG) - August 18 at 11:44 AM logoAmerican Financial's $300M Senior Notes See Rating Action (NYSE:AFG) - August 18 at 11:44 AM logoAmerican Financial Group (AFG) Raises Dividend by 12% (NYSE:AFG) - August 17 at 8:51 PM logo4:31 pm American Fincl increases regular annual dividend to $1.25/share from $1.12/share (NYSE:AFG) - August 17 at 8:51 PM logoAmerican Financial Group, Inc. Increases Annual Dividend by 12%; Eleventh Consecutive Year of Dividend Increases (NYSE:AFG) - August 17 at 8:51 PM logoHow American Financial will use $300M (NYSE:AFG) - August 17 at 3:23 PM
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News IconGreat American Insurance Group Introduces Professional Liability Coverage for Administration of Naloxone (NYSE:AFG) - August 9 at 4:01 PM logoLindners sell stock for more than $10 million (NYSE:AFG) - August 9 at 4:01 PM logoAmerican Financial Group Inc (AFG) Co-CEO & Co-President Carl H Lindner Iii Sold $7. ... (NYSE:AFG) - August 8 at 8:48 PM logoAmerican Financial Group Inc (AFG) Co-CEO & Co-President S Craig Lindner Sold $5. ... (NYSE:AFG) - August 8 at 8:48 PM logoAmerican Financial Group, Inc. :AFG-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers : August 8, 2016 (NYSE:AFG) - August 8 at 3:22 PM logoAMERICAN FINANCIAL GROUP INC Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report (NYSE:AFG) - August 5 at 8:45 PM logoETF’s with exposure to American Financial Group, Inc. : August 5, 2016 (NYSE:AFG) - August 5 at 3:20 PM logoAmerican Financial Group, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : AFG-US : August 4, 2016 (NYSE:AFG) - August 4 at 11:52 AM
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American Financial Group (NYSE:AFG) Chart for Friday, October, 28, 2016

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