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NYSE:AFGAmerican Financial Group Stock Price, Forecast & News

$62.49
+1.16 (+1.89 %)
(As of 08/5/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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$61.02
Now: $62.49
$64.80
50-Day Range
$56.83
MA: $61.14
$65.50
52-Week Range
$44.01
Now: $62.49
$115.03
Volume630,722 shs
Average Volume442,318 shs
Market Capitalization$5.61 billion
P/E Ratio24.41
Dividend Yield2.93%
Beta0.82
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. 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; 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.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.0Community Rank: 2.2Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 4.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.72 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$8.24 billion
Cash Flow$11.79 per share
Book Value$69.52 per share

Profitability

Net Income$897 million

Miscellaneous

Employees7,600
Market Cap$5.61 billion
Next Earnings Date11/3/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$62.49
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(As of 08/5/2020 04:00 PM 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 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, AFG shares have decreased by 25.0% and is now trading at $62.49.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of American Financial Group?

3 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for American Financial Group in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 1 buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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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 Tuesday, November 3rd 2020.
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How were American Financial Group's earnings last quarter?

American Financial Group Inc (NYSE:AFG) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August, 4th. The insurance provider reported $1.05 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.65 by $0.60. The insurance provider had revenue of $1.18 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.30 billion. American Financial Group had a return on equity of 11.45% and a net margin of 3.13%. American Financial Group's revenue for the quarter was down 1.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $2.12 earnings per share.
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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 Thursday, July 2nd. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, July 15th will be given a dividend of $0.45 per share on Monday, July 27th. This represents a $1.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.88%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, July 14th.
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What guidance has American Financial Group issued on next quarter's earnings?

American Financial Group issued an update on its FY 2020 After-Hours earnings guidance on Tuesday, August, 4th. The company provided EPS guidance of 6.60-7.40 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $7.04.

What price target have analysts set for AFG?

3 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for American Financial Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $69.00 to $74.00. On average, they expect American Financial Group's share price to reach $71.50 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 14.4% from the stock's current price.
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Has American Financial Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about AFG stock has been trending negative on Thursday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group scores the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -5 to 5, 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 coverage about the insurance provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near future.
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Are investors shorting American Financial Group?

American Financial Group saw a decrease in short interest during the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totaling 765,900 shares, a decrease of 25.6% from the July 15th total of 1,030,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 782,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.0 days. Approximately 1.0% of the shares of the company are sold short.
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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 Pfizer (PFE), Intel (INTC), AbbVie (ABBV), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), AT&T (T), Mcdonald's (MCD), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Procter & Gamble (PG), Chevron (CVX) and Netflix (NFLX).

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 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)

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 LSV Asset Management (2.80%), Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.47%), Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.45%), Fort Washington Investment Advisors Inc. OH (0.45%), Swiss National Bank (0.44%) and Reinhart Partners Inc. (0.38%). Company insiders that own American Financial Group stock include Carl H Lindner III, Gregory G Joseph, 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 First Trust Advisors LP, James Investment Research Inc., Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Hancock Whitney Corp, Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc., Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, UBS Group AG, and RMB Capital Management 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, Mckeon Brett, Michelle A Gillis, and S Craig Lindner.
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Which institutional investors are buying American Financial Group stock?

AFG stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including LSV Asset Management, Reinhart Partners Inc., Fort Washington Investment Advisors Inc. OH, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Boston Trust Walden Corp, Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., and Cambiar Investors LLC. Company insiders that have bought American Financial Group stock in the last two years include Gregory G Joseph, and Kenneth C Ambrecht.
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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 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 $62.49.

How big of a company is American Financial Group?

American Financial Group has a market capitalization of $5.61 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 8/6/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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