American Financial Group Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.48 (+0.37 %)
(As of 05/7/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Volume257,213 shs
Average Volume520,468 shs
Market Capitalization$10.97 billion
P/E Ratio45.96
Dividend Yield1.56%
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Fire, marine, & casualty insurance
Sub-IndustryMulti-line Insurance
Phone(513) 579-2121
Year Founded1872

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$8.24 billion
Cash Flow$16.98 per share
Book Value$69.52 per share


Net Income$897 million




Market Cap$10.97 billion
Next Earnings Date8/3/2021 (Estimated)

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About American Financial Group

American Financial Group, Inc. is an insurance holding company. It engages in property and casualty insurance, focusing on commercial products for businesses, and in the sale of fixed and fixed-indexed annuities in the retail, financial institutions and education markets. The company was founded by Carl Henry Lindner Jr. in 1959 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, OH.


Overall MarketRank

2.08 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

145th out of 1,951 stocks

Fire, Marine, & Casualty Insurance Industry

18th out of 90 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.3Community Rank: 2.2Dividend Strength: 4.2Insider Behavior: 0.8Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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American Financial Group (NYSE:AFG) Frequently Asked Questions

Is American Financial Group a buy right now?

5 Wall Street equities 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 equities 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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Are investors shorting American Financial Group?

American Financial Group saw a decrease in short interest in the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 630,400 shares, a decrease of 33.2% from the March 31st total of 943,300 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 570,000 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 1.1 days. Approximately 0.8% of the shares of the company are short sold.
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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, August 3rd 2021.
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How were American Financial Group's earnings last quarter?

American Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:AFG) released its quarterly earnings results on Monday, May, 3rd. The insurance provider reported $2.38 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.64 by $0.74. The insurance provider earned $1.17 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.25 billion. American Financial Group had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 11.80% and a net margin of 3.38%. The firm's revenue was down 3.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business posted $1.36 earnings per share.
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How has American Financial Group's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

American Financial Group's stock was trading at $83.31 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, AFG stock has increased by 54.5% and is now trading at $128.70.
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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 Friday, April 2nd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, April 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.50 per share on Monday, April 26th. This represents a $2.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.55%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, April 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 1.56%. 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 updated its FY21 earnings guidance on Tuesday, May, 4th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $7.00-8.00 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of $6.89.

What price target have analysts set for AFG?

5 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for American Financial Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $69.00 to $125.00. On average, they expect American Financial Group's stock price to reach $99.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 22.5%.
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Who are American Financial Group's key executives?

American Financial Group's management team includes the following people:
  • S. Craig Lindner, Co-President, Co-CEO & Director
  • Carl Henry Lindner, Co-President, Co-CEO & Director
  • Brian S. Hertzman, Chief Financial Officer & Senior Vice President (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Michelle A. Gillis, Chief Administrative Officer & Senior VP
  • Vito Charles Peraino, Senior Vice President & General Counsel (LinkedIn Profile)

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 CEO 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 American Financial Group's employees.

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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 retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (7.75%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (4.69%), LSV Asset Management (3.44%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (1.29%), Fort Washington Investment Advisors Inc. OH (0.58%) and Reinhart Partners Inc. (0.46%). 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 major investors are selling American Financial Group stock?

AFG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including LSV Asset Management, Victory Capital Management Inc., Alberta Investment Management Corp, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC, New York State Teachers Retirement System, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, and KBC Group NV. Company insiders that have sold American Financial Group company stock in the last year include Lehman John I Von, and S Craig Lindner.
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Which major investors are buying American Financial Group stock?

AFG stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Alliancebernstein L.P., Reinhart Partners Inc., BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Fort Washington Investment Advisors Inc. OH, Comerica Bank, Strs Ohio, and Boston Trust Walden Corp. Company insiders that have bought American Financial Group stock in the last two years include Kenneth C Ambrecht, and Vito C Peraino.
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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.
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What is American Financial Group's stock price today?

One share of AFG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $128.70.

How much money does American Financial Group make?

American Financial Group has a market capitalization of $10.97 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.

How many employees does American Financial Group have?

American Financial Group employs 7,600 workers across the globe.

When was American Financial Group founded?

American Financial Group was founded in 1872.

What is American Financial Group's official website?

The official website for American Financial Group is www.afginc.com.

Where are American Financial Group's headquarters?

American Financial Group is headquartered at 301 East Fourth Street, Cincinnati OH, 45202.

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 5/9/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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