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NYSE:AFG

American Financial Group Stock Forecast, Price & News

$87.70
-1.36 (-1.53 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$86.46
Now: $87.70
$88.10
50-Day Range
$84.64
MA: $88.61
$93.13
52-Week Range
$44.01
Now: $87.70
$115.03
Volume282,703 shs
Average Volume432,314 shs
Market Capitalization$7.62 billion
P/E Ratio31.32
Dividend Yield2.24%
Beta0.92
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, inland and ocean marine, agricultural-related products, and other commercial property coverages; specialty casualty insurance, including primarily excess and surplus, general liability, executive and 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 lending and leasing 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. 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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MarketRank

Overall MarketRank

2.08 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

180th out of 1,704 stocks

Fire, Marine, & Casualty Insurance Industry

17th out of 80 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.3Community Rank: 2.2Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Fire, marine, & casualty insurance
Sub-IndustryMulti-line Insurance
SectorFinance
CUSIP02593210
Phone513-579-2121
Employees7,600

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$8.24 billion
Cash Flow$11.36 per share
Book Value$69.52 per share

Profitability

Net Income$897 million

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$7.62 billion
Next Earnings Date2/1/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$87.70
-1.36 (-1.53 %)
(As of 01/15/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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American Financial Group (NYSE:AFG) Frequently Asked Questions

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 (WHO). Since then, AFG shares have increased by 5.3% and is now trading at $87.70.
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Is American Financial Group a buy right now?

5 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for American Financial Group in the last twelve months. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research 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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When is American Financial Group's next earnings date?

American Financial Group is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, February 1st 2021.
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How were American Financial Group's earnings last quarter?

American Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:AFG) issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, November, 2nd. The insurance provider reported $2.45 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.76 by $0.69. The insurance provider earned $2 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.39 billion. American Financial Group had a return on equity of 11.80% and a net margin of 3.38%.
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How often does American Financial Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for American Financial Group?

American Financial Group announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, January 4th. Investors of record on Friday, January 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.50 per share on Monday, January 25th. This represents a $2.00 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.28%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 14th.
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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 2.24%. 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 23.20%. 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 23.53% 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 FY20 earnings guidance on Wednesday, October, 28th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $7.00-7.50 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $6.97.

What price target have analysts set for AFG?

5 brokers have issued twelve-month price objectives for American Financial Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $69.00 to $98.00. On average, they expect American Financial Group's stock price to reach $85.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 2.2%.
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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).

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 $8.96M)
  • Mr. Carl Henry Lindner III, Co-Pres, Co-CEO & Director (Age 68, Pay $8.96M)
  • Ms. Michelle Ann Gillis SPHR, Sr. VP & Chief Admin. Officer (Age 52, Pay $762.43k)
  • Mr. Vito Charles Peraino Esq., Sr. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 65, Pay $1.4M)
  • Mr. James E. Evans, Exec. Consultant & Director (Age 75, Pay $469.14k)
  • Mr. Brian S. Hertzman, Sr. VP & CFO
  • Mr. John R. Rogers, Chief Information Security Officer & Divisional VP
  • Ms. Diane P. Weidner, VP of Investor & Media Relations
  • Mr. Karl Joseph Grafe J.D., VP, Assistant Gen. Counsel & Sec.
  • Mr. David John Witzgall, VP & Treasurer

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 number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.43%), Boston Trust Walden Corp (0.14%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.07%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.02%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.01%) and Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.01%). Company insiders that own American Financial Group stock include 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, Vito C Peraino and William W Verity.
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Which institutional investors are selling American Financial Group stock?

AFG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, and Gateway Investment Advisers LLC.
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Which institutional investors are buying American Financial Group stock?

AFG stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including James Hambro & Partners, Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., Boston Trust Walden Corp, and Resonant Capital Advisors LLC.
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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.

What is American Financial Group's stock price today?

One share of AFG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $87.70.

How big of a company is American Financial Group?

American Financial Group has a market capitalization of $7.62 billion and generates $8.24 billion in revenue each year. The insurance provider earns $897 million in net income (profit) each year or $8.62 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 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]

This page was last updated on 1/17/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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