NYSE:AFG - American Financial Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $98.10 +1.44 (+1.49 %) (As of 02/18/2019 03:03 PM ET)Previous Close$96.66Today's Range$97.2850 - $98.6752-Week Range$84.18 - $117.50Volume386,849 shsAverage Volume398,897 shsMarket Capitalization$8.76 billionP/E Ratio11.68Dividend Yield1.66%Beta0.89 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email American Financial Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides property and casualty insurance products in the United States. The company operates through Property and Casualty Insurance, Annuity, Run-Off Long-Term Care and Life, and Other segments. 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 coverages; specialty casualty insurance, including primarily excess and surplus, general liability, executive liability, professional liability, umbrella and excess liability, and specialty coverage in targeted markets and customized programs for small to mid-sized businesses; 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 and fixed-indexed annuities to the retail, financial institutions, 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. Receive AFG News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for AFG and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Fire, marine, & casualty insurance Sub-IndustryMulti-line Insurance SectorFinance Current SymbolNYSE:AFG Previous Symbol CUSIP02593210 Webwww.afginc.com Phone513-579-2121Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.25 Current Ratio0.17 Quick Ratio0.17Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio11.68 Forward P/E Ratio11.38 P/E Growth2.19 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$7.15 billion Price / Sales1.22 Cash Flow$7.9305 per share Price / Cash Flow12.37 Book Value$60.50 per share Price / Book1.62Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$8.40 Net Income$530 million Net Margins7.41% Return on Equity14.80% Return on Assets1.22%Miscellaneous Employees7,600 Outstanding Shares89,253,000Market Cap$8.76 billion 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, January 2nd. Investors of record on Tuesday, January 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.40 per share on Friday, January 25th. This represents a $1.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.63%. 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) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, January, 30th. The insurance provider reported $1.75 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $1.84 by $0.09. The insurance provider earned $1.27 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.28 billion. American Financial Group had a return on equity of 14.80% and a net margin of 7.41%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 3.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $2.20 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 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 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 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for American Financial Group's stock. Their predictions range from $107.00 to $107.00. On average, they anticipate American Financial Group's share price to reach $107.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 9.1% 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? Media headlines about AFG stock have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, according to InfoTrie. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. American Financial Group earned a coverage optimism score of 1.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the insurance provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future. Who are some of American Financial Group's key competitors? Some companies that are related to American Financial Group include Travelers Companies (TRV), Allstate (ALL), Ms&Ad Insurance Group (MSADY), Hartford Financial Services Group (HIG), Loews (L), Markel (MKL), Cincinnati Financial (CINF), Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd Subordinate Voting Shares (FRFHF), Arch Capital Group (ACGL), Cna Financial (CNA), W. R. Berkley (WRB), Alleghany (Y), Everest Re Group (RE), RenaissanceRe (RNR) and Kemper (KMPR). 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, Principal Accounting Officer & 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 a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors 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 major 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., James Investment Research Inc., Citigroup Inc. and Macquarie Group Ltd.. 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 and Terry S Jacobs. View Insider Buying and Selling for American Financial Group. Which major investors are buying American Financial Group stock? AFG stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund, BlackRock Inc., Wealthquest Corp, USS Investment Management Ltd, Millennium Management LLC, D. E. Shaw & Co. Inc., Geode Capital Management LLC and Thrivent Financial for Lutherans. 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 $98.10. How big of a company is American Financial Group? American Financial Group has a market capitalization of $8.76 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 ( )Outperform Votes: 231 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 236 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 467MarketBeat'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 2/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What is a Leveraged Buyout (LBO)?