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NYSE:AFGAmerican Financial Group Stock Price, Forecast & News

$64.14
+4.33 (+7.24 %)
(As of 05/26/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$62.14
Now: $64.14
$65.13
50-Day Range
$54.44
MA: $64.92
$80.49
52-Week Range
$44.01
Now: $64.14
$115.03
Volume885,185 shs
Average Volume741,271 shs
Market Capitalization$5.76 billion
P/E Ratio22.12
Dividend Yield3.01%
Beta0.89
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: 3.1Community Rank: 2.2Dividend Strength: 5.0Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 1.3 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.52 out of 5 stars


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$8.24 billion
Cash Flow$12.41 per share
Book Value$56.18 per share

Profitability

Net Income$897 million

Miscellaneous

Employees7,600
Market Cap$5.76 billion
Next Earnings Date8/4/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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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 Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, AFG shares have decreased by 23.0% and is now trading at $64.14. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of American Financial Group?

4 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 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for American Financial Group.

When is American Financial Group's next earnings date?

American Financial Group is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August 4th 2020. View our earnings forecast for American Financial Group.

How were American Financial Group's earnings last quarter?

American Financial Group Inc (NYSE:AFG) issued its earnings results on Monday, May, 11th. The insurance provider reported $1.88 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.85 by $0.03. The insurance provider earned $1.28 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.33 billion. American Financial Group had a net margin of 3.57% and a return on equity of 12.99%. American Financial Group's revenue for the quarter was up 8.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $2.02 earnings per share. View American Financial Group's earnings history.

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, April 2nd. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, April 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.45 per share on Monday, April 27th. This represents a $1.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.81%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, April 14th. View American Financial Group's dividend history.

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

American Financial Group updated its FY20 earnings guidance on Monday, May, 11th. The company provided EPS guidance of $6.45-$7.25 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $7.53.

What price target have analysts set for AFG?

4 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for American Financial Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $69.00 to $120.00. On average, they expect American Financial Group's stock price to reach $87.67 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 36.7% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for American Financial Group.

Has American Financial Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about AFG stock have been trending positive this week, according to InfoTrie. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. American Financial Group earned a media sentiment score of 2.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the insurance provider a news buzz of 2.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is very unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View the latest news aboutAmerican Financial Group.

Are investors shorting American Financial Group?

American Financial Group saw a drop in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 886,200 shares, a drop of 22.9% from the April 30th total of 1,150,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 641,200 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.4 days. Approximately 1.1% of the shares of the company 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 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 variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (9.79%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (3.85%), State Street Corp (3.45%), American Financial Group Inc. 401 K Retirement & Savings Plan (2.89%), Alliancebernstein L.P. (2.44%) and Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.18%). 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, Mckeon Brett, Michelle A Gillis, S Craig Lindner, Terry S Jacobs, 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 Balyasny Asset Management LLC, BlackRock Inc., Bishop Rock Capital L.P., Schroder Investment Management Group, UBS Group AG, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, WINTON GROUP Ltd, and Wells Fargo & Company MN. 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, S Craig Lindner, Terry S Jacobs, and William W Verity. View insider buying and selling activity for American Financial Group.

Which major investors are buying American Financial Group stock?

AFG stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Trust Advisors LP, Alliancebernstein L.P., Victory Capital Management Inc., Reinhart Partners Inc., State Street Corp, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc., and AQR Capital Management LLC. View insider buying and selling activity 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, 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 $64.14.

How big of a company is American Financial Group?

American Financial Group has a market capitalization of $5.76 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 5/27/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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