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NYSE:AFG

American Financial Group - AFG Stock Forecast, Price & News

$134.77
+1.98 (+1.49%)
(As of 08/12/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$133.15
$134.91
50-Day Range
$125.82
$143.79
52-Week Range
$122.71
$152.29
Volume
198,636 shs
Average Volume
361,988 shs
Market Capitalization
$11.48 billion
P/E Ratio
11.14
Dividend Yield
1.66%
Price Target
$156.67

American Financial Group MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.50 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
16.2% Upside
$156.67 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.04% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.57
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.33mentions of American Financial Group in the last 14 days
Based on 3 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$41,029 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
3.41%
From $11.44 to $11.83 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.71 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

213th out of 926 stocks

Fire, Marine, & Casualty Insurance Industry

10th out of 51 stocks

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About American Financial Group (NYSE:AFG) Stock

American Financial Group, Inc., an insurance holding company, provides specialty property and casualty insurance products in the United States. It offers property and transportation insurance products, such as physical damage and liability coverage for buses and trucks, inland and ocean marine, agricultural-related products, and other commercial property and specialty transportation coverages; specialty casualty insurance, including primarily excess and surplus, executive and professional liability, general 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, fidelity and surety products, and trade credit insurance. The company sells its property and casualty insurance products through independent insurance agents and brokers. American Financial Group, Inc. was founded in 1872 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio.

American Financial Group Trading Up 1.5 %

American Financial Group stock traded up $1.98 during trading hours on Friday, hitting $134.77. The company had a trading volume of 198,636 shares, compared to its average volume of 361,988. The firm has a market cap of $11.48 billion, a P/E ratio of 11.14 and a beta of 0.81. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.38, a quick ratio of 0.45 and a current ratio of 0.44. American Financial Group has a 1 year low of $122.71 and a 1 year high of $152.29. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $134.40 and a two-hundred day moving average price of $137.98.

American Financial Group (NYSE:AFG - Get Rating) last released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 3rd. The insurance provider reported $2.85 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.24 by $0.61. American Financial Group had a net margin of 15.53% and a return on equity of 23.56%. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $2.39 earnings per share. On average, sell-side analysts anticipate that American Financial Group will post 11.44 earnings per share for the current year.

American Financial Group Cuts Dividend

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, July 25th. Stockholders of record on Friday, July 15th were issued a $0.56 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, July 14th. This represents a $2.24 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.66%. American Financial Group's dividend payout ratio is currently 18.51%.

Analysts Set New Price Targets

A number of equities analysts have commented on AFG shares. Morgan Stanley started coverage on shares of American Financial Group in a research note on Friday, July 15th. They issued an "equal weight" rating and a $147.00 price objective for the company. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods lifted their price target on shares of American Financial Group to $178.00 and gave the stock a "na" rating in a research note on Monday, May 16th.

Insider Activity

In other news, Director Terry S. Jacobs sold 293 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Thursday, June 2nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $140.03, for a total value of $41,028.79. Following the completion of the sale, the director now owns 6,850 shares in the company, valued at approximately $959,205.50. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. Company insiders own 14.60% of the company's stock.

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AFG Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 5/27 Dividend
5/19/2022
Dividend Payable
5/27/2022
Ex-Dividend for 7/25 Dividend
7/14/2022
Dividend Payable
7/25/2022
Last Earnings
8/03/2022
Today
8/14/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
11/01/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Fire, marine, & casualty insurance
Sub-Industry
Multi-line Insurance
Sector
Finance
CUSIP
02593210
Employees
6,600
Year Founded
1872

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$156.67
High Stock Price Forecast
$178.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$145.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+16.2%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.50
Research Coverage
2 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$2.00 billion
Pretax Margin
19.26%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$6.55 billion
Cash Flow
$13.91 per share
Book Value
$47.76 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
72,728,000
Market Cap
$11.48 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.81

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AFG Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell American Financial Group stock right now?

2 Wall Street equities research 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. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" AFG shares.
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What is American Financial Group's stock price forecast for 2022?

2 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for American Financial Group's shares. Their AFG share price forecasts range from $145.00 to $178.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $156.67 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 16.2% from the stock's current price.
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How have AFG shares performed in 2022?

American Financial Group's stock was trading at $137.32 at the beginning of the year. Since then, AFG shares have decreased by 1.9% and is now trading at $134.77.
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Are investors shorting American Financial Group?

American Financial Group saw a drop in short interest in July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totaling 822,400 shares, a drop of 18.6% from the July 15th total of 1,010,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 377,300 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.2 days. Currently, 1.0% of the company's shares are short sold.
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When is American Financial Group's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November 1st 2022.
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How were American Financial Group's earnings last quarter?

American Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:AFG) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, August, 3rd. The insurance provider reported $2.85 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.24 by $0.61. American Financial Group had a net margin of 15.53% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 23.56%. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $2.39 EPS.

How often does American Financial Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for American Financial Group?

American Financial Group declared a quarterly dividend on Saturday, July 2nd. Stockholders of record on Friday, July 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.56 per share on Monday, July 25th. This represents a $2.24 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.66%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 14th.
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Is American Financial Group a good dividend stock?

American Financial Group (NYSE:AFG) pays an annual dividend of $2.24 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.69%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 17 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 18.51%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, AFG will have a dividend payout ratio of 18.93% next year. This indicates that the company 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 updated its FY 2022 earnings guidance on Wednesday, August, 10th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $10.75-$11.75 for the period, compared to the consensus earnings per share estimate of $11.07. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What is Carl H. Lindner III and S. Craig Lindner's approval rating as American Financial Group's CEO?

15 employees have rated American Financial Group Chief Executive Officer Carl H. Lindner III and S. Craig Lindner on Glassdoor.com. Carl H. Lindner III and S. Craig Lindner has an approval rating of 87% among the company's employees.

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).

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 many different institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Bishop Rock Capital L.P. (6.58%), FMR LLC (5.28%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (3.45%), American Financial Group Inc. 401 K Retirement & Savings Plan (3.35%), Northern Trust Corp (0.78%) and Jarislowsky Fraser Ltd (0.42%). Insiders that own company stock include Brian S Hertzman, Carl H Lindner III, Carl H Lindner III, James E Evans, John B Berding, John B Berding, Kenneth C Ambrecht, Lehman John I Von, Mckeon Brett, Michelle A Gillis, S Craig Lindner, Terry S Jacobs, Terry S Jacobs and Vito C Peraino.
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How do I buy shares of American Financial Group?

Shares of AFG stock 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.
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What is American Financial Group's stock price today?

One share of AFG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $134.77.

How much money does American Financial Group make?

American Financial Group (NYSE:AFG) has a market capitalization of $11.48 billion and generates $6.55 billion in revenue each year. The insurance provider earns $2.00 billion in net income (profit) each year or $12.10 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does American Financial Group have?

The company employs 6,600 workers across the globe.

When was American Financial Group founded?

American Financial Group was founded in 1872.

How can I contact American Financial Group?

American Financial Group's mailing address is 301 East Fourth Street, Cincinnati OH, 45202. The official website for the company is www.afginc.com. The insurance provider can be reached via phone at (513) 579-2121, via email at afginvestorrelations@amfin.com, or via fax at 513-579-2113.

This page (NYSE:AFG) was last updated on 8/14/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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