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

$101.39
+1.64 (+1.64 %)
(As of 08/23/2019 07:37 AM ET)
Today's Range
$100.26
Now: $101.39
$101.8650
50-Day Range
$98.70
MA: $102.84
$105.75
52-Week Range
$84.18
Now: $101.39
$114.65
Volume270,988 shs
Average Volume366,507 shs
Market Capitalization$9.12 billion
P/E Ratio12.07
Dividend Yield1.61%
Beta0.85
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
SectorFinance
CUSIP02593210
Phone513-579-2121

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$7.15 billion
Cash Flow$11.1173 per share
Book Value$67.71 per share

Profitability

Net Income$530 million

Miscellaneous

Employees7,600
Market Cap$9.12 billion
Next Earnings Date10/29/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 quarterly dividend on Monday, July 1st. Shareholders of record on Monday, July 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.40 per share on Thursday, July 25th. This represents a $1.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.58%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, July 12th. View American Financial Group's Dividend History.

How were American Financial Group's earnings last quarter?

American Financial Group Inc (NYSE:AFG) issued its earnings results on Tuesday, August, 6th. The insurance provider reported $2.12 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.01 by $0.11. The insurance provider earned $1.20 billion during the quarter. American Financial Group had a return on equity of 13.39% and a net margin of 9.29%. American Financial Group's revenue for the quarter was up 3.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm posted $2.04 earnings per share. 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 Tuesday, October 29th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for American Financial Group.

What guidance has American Financial Group issued on next quarter's earnings?

American Financial Group issued an update on its FY19 earnings guidance on Tuesday, August, 6th. The company provided EPS guidance of $8.40 - $8.80 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $8.62.

What price target have analysts set for AFG?

2 Wall Street analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for American Financial Group's stock. Their predictions range from $107.00 to $120.00. On average, they expect American Financial Group's share price to reach $113.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 11.9% 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?

Media headlines about AFG stock have trended positive this week, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies positive and negative press 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 five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. American Financial Group earned a news sentiment score of 2.5 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the insurance provider a news buzz of 6.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for American Financial Group.

Are investors shorting American Financial Group?

American Financial Group saw a drop in short interest in the month of July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totalling 722,200 shares, a drop of 10.2% from the June 15th total of 804,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 344,600 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.1 days. Approximately 1.0% 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), Nektar Therapeutics (NKTR), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Intel (INTC), Pfizer (PFE), American Express (AXP), Chevron (CVX), General Electric (GE) and Lockheed Martin (LMT).

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 BlackRock Inc. (9.58%), BlackRock Inc. (9.55%), Vanguard Group Inc. (7.94%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (3.12%), LSV Asset Management (1.66%) and Invesco 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, S Craig Lindner, Terry S Jacobs, Virginia Drosos, Vito C Peraino and William W Verity. View Institutional Ownership Trends for American Financial Group.

Which major investors are selling American Financial Group stock?

AFG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Investec Asset Management LTD, Schroder Investment Management Group, Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., AQR Capital Management LLC, Allianz Asset Management GmbH, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc. and Point72 Asset Management L.P.. 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, Vito C Peraino and William W Verity. View Insider Buying and Selling for American Financial Group.

Which major investors are buying American Financial Group stock?

AFG stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Lomas Capital Management LLC, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Victory Capital Management Inc., Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Cramer Rosenthal Mcglynn LLC, BlackRock Inc., BlackRock Inc. and Balyasny Asset 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 $101.39.

How big of a company is American Financial Group?

American Financial Group has a market capitalization of $9.12 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:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  251 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  277 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  528
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 8/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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