NYSE:AFG - American Financial Group Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$113.82 +0.52 (+0.46 %)
(As of 08/21/2018 06:31 AM ET)
Previous Close$113.30
Today's Range$113.45 - $114.18
52-Week Range$95.19 - $121.69
Volume177,200 shs
Average Volume281,242 shs
Market Capitalization$10.09 billion
P/E Ratio14.68
Dividend Yield1.24%
American Financial Group logoAmerican 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Fire, marine, & casualty insurance
Sub-IndustryMulti-line Insurance


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.26
Current Ratio0.15
Quick Ratio0.15


Trailing P/E Ratio14.68
Forward P/E Ratio13.34
P/E Growth1.08

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$6.87 billion
Price / Sales1.48
Cash Flow$7.9262 per share
Price / Cash14.36
Book Value$60.50 per share
Price / Book1.88


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$6.55
Net Income$475 million
Net Margins7.50%
Return on Equity13.27%
Return on Assets1.14%


Outstanding Shares89,090,000
Market Cap$10.09 billion

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 declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, July 2nd. Stockholders of record on Friday, July 13th will be given a dividend of $0.35 per share on Wednesday, July 25th. This represents a $1.40 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.23%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 12th. View American Financial Group's Dividend History.

How were American Financial Group's earnings last quarter?

American Financial Group Inc (NYSE:AFG) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August, 1st. The insurance provider reported $2.04 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.96 by $0.08. The insurance provider had revenue of $1.16 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.18 billion. American Financial Group had a net margin of 7.50% and a return on equity of 13.27%. American Financial Group's revenue was up 9.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the company earned $1.61 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 Tuesday, October, 30th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for American Financial Group.

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

American Financial Group issued an update on its FY18 earnings guidance on Wednesday, August, 1st. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $8.10-8.60 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $8.57.

What price target have analysts set for AFG?

4 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for American Financial Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $103.00 to $122.00. On average, they expect American Financial Group's stock price to reach $114.6667 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 0.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for American Financial Group.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for 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 2 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for American Financial Group.

Are investors shorting American Financial Group?

American Financial Group saw a increase in short interest in July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,197,489 shares, an increase of 56.8% from the July 13th total of 763,723 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 323,341 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.7 days. Currently, 1.6% of the shares of the company are short sold. View American Financial Group's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of American Financial Group's key competitors?

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 63)
  • Mr. Joseph E. Consolino, Exec. VP, CFO, Principal Accounting Officer & Director (Age 52)
  • Ms. Michelle Ann Gillis SPHR, Sr. VP & Chief Admin. Officer (Age 49)
  • Mr. Vito Charles Peraino Esq., Sr. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 62)
  • Mr. James E. Evans, Exec. Consultant & Director (Age 72)

Has American Financial Group been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about AFG stock has been trending somewhat positive on Tuesday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. American Financial Group earned a news impact score of 0.02 on Accern's scale. They also gave news headlines about the insurance provider an impact score of 48.34 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days. View Recent Headlines for American Financial Group.

Who are American Financial Group's major shareholders?

American Financial Group's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (8.18%), American Financial Group Inc. 401 K Retirement & Savings Plan (3.16%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (2.32%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.65%), LSV Asset Management (1.58%) 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, 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 Victory Capital Management Inc., First Trust Advisors LP, Janus Henderson Group PLC, WBI Investments Inc., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Bank of Montreal Can, LSV Asset Management and WINTON 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, S Craig Lindner, Terry S Jacobs, Virginia Drosos and Vito C Peraino. 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 BlackRock Inc., Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Bank of America Corp DE, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Advisors Asset Management Inc., California Public Employees Retirement System and Sei Investments Co.. 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 $113.82.

How big of a company is American Financial Group?

American Financial Group has a market capitalization of $10.09 billion and generates $6.87 billion in revenue each year. The insurance provider earns $475 million in net income (profit) each year or $6.55 on an earnings per share basis. American Financial Group employs 7,600 workers across the globe.

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:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  213 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  202 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  415
MarketBeat'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 8/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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