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

-1.05 (-0.95 %)
(As of 12/15/2019 04:25 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $109.82
50-Day Range
MA: $107.84
52-Week Range
Now: $109.82
Volume301,233 shs
Average Volume352,988 shs
Market Capitalization$9.90 billion
P/E Ratio13.07
Dividend Yield1.63%
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Fire, marine, & casualty insurance
Sub-IndustryMulti-line Insurance



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$7.15 billion
Cash Flow$10.84 per share
Book Value$55.71 per share


Net Income$530 million


Market Cap$9.90 billion
Next Earnings Date1/29/2020 (Estimated)

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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 announced a None dividend on Monday, November 4th. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 15th will be given a dividend of $1.80 per share on Monday, November 25th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 14th. This is an increase from American Financial Group's previous None dividend of $1.00. View American Financial Group's Dividend History.

How were American Financial Group's earnings last quarter?

American Financial Group Inc (NYSE:AFG) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, October, 29th. The insurance provider reported $2.25 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.95 by $0.30. The insurance provider had revenue of $1.44 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.31 billion. American Financial Group had a net margin of 8.43% and a return on equity of 12.83%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 8.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business earned $2.19 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, January 29th 2020. 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 Tuesday, October, 29th. The company provided EPS guidance of $8.50-8.70 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $8.63.

What price target have analysts set for AFG?

2 brokerages have issued 12 month price targets for American Financial Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $107.00 to $120.00. On average, they anticipate American Financial Group's stock price to reach $113.50 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 3.4% 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 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating 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?

News headlines about AFG stock have been trending negative recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. American Financial Group earned a media sentiment score of -2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the insurance provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future. View News Stories for American Financial Group.

Are investors shorting American Financial Group?

American Financial Group saw a increase in short interest in November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totalling 932,700 shares, an increase of 26.3% from the October 31st total of 738,700 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 335,900 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.8 days. Approximately 1.2% of the company's shares are sold short. View American Financial Group's Current Options Chain.

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 AT&T (T), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Intel (INTC), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), PepsiCo (PEP), Chevron (CVX), Mcdonald's (MCD), 3M (MMM), American Express (AXP) and General Electric (GE).

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. Carl Henry Lindner III, Co-Pres, Co-CEO & Director (Age 66)
  • Mr. Joseph Evans 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)

Who are American Financial Group's major shareholders?

American Financial Group's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include State Street Corp (3.29%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.71%), Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.37%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.33%), Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC (0.28%) and Man Group plc (0.24%). 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, Mckeon Brett, 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 Barclays PLC, Squarepoint Ops LLC, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, State Street Corp, Stifel Financial Corp, Railway Pension Investments Ltd and Mackay Shields LLC. 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, Mckeon Brett, Michelle A Gillis, S Craig Lindner, Terry S Jacobs, Vito C Peraino and William W Verity. View Insider Buying and Selling for American Financial Group.

Which institutional investors are buying American Financial Group stock?

AFG stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Teacher Retirement System of Texas, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, California Public Employees Retirement System, Retirement Systems of Alabama, Cambiar Investors LLC, First Quadrant L P CA and State of Tennessee Treasury Department. 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is American Financial Group's stock price today?

One share of AFG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $109.82.

How big of a company is American Financial Group?

American Financial Group has a market capitalization of $9.90 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.View Additional Information About American Financial Group.

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:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  271 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  320 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  591
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 12/15/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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