Last $58.27 USD
Change Today -0.18 / -0.31%
Volume 239.6K
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american financial group inc (AFG) Snapshot

Open
$58.11
Previous Close
$58.45
Day High
$58.52
Day Low
$57.98
52 Week High
06/20/14 - $60.00
52 Week Low
08/20/13 - $50.28
Market Cap
5.2B
Average Volume 10 Days
370.0K
EPS TTM
$3.89
Shares Outstanding
89.5M
EX-Date
07/11/14
P/E TM
15.0x
Dividend
$0.88
Dividend Yield
3.23%
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american financial group inc (AFG) Details

American Financial Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides property and casualty insurance products in the United States. It offers property and transportation insurance, which includes 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, umbrella and excess liability, customized programs for small to mid-sized businesses, and workers’ compensation; 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 employee agents. It also provides traditional fixed and fixed-indexed annuities to the retail, financial institutions, and education markets; and managed care workers' compensation products and administrative services to the employers and self-insured employer groups under the Summit brand name in Florida, Louisiana, and Kentucky, as well as engaged in the commercial real estate operations. American Financial Group, Inc. was founded in 1872 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio.

6,300 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/28/14
Founded in 1872

american financial group inc (AFG) Top Compensated Officers

Co-Chief Executive Officer, Co-President, Dir...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.2M
Co-Chief Executive Officer, Co-President, Dir...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.2M
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting...
Total Annual Compensation: $676.3K
Director and President of American Money Mana...
Total Annual Compensation: $2.1M
Senior Vice President of Taxes
Total Annual Compensation: $590.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

american financial group inc (AFG) Key Developments

American Financial Group Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend, Payable on July 25, 2014

American Financial Group Inc. announced that it has declared quarterly dividend of $0.22 per share of American Financial Group Common Stock. The dividend is payable on July 25, 2014 to holders of record on July 15, 2014.

American Financial Confirms Seeking Buyer For Cincinnatian Hotel

American Financial Group Inc. (NYSE:AFG) confirmed that it is seeking buyer for The Cincinnatian Hotel. Cincinnatian Hotel has been put up for sale. Craig Lindner, Chief Executive Officer of American Financial, said, "The real estate business is not one of our core operating businesses. We like to hold (properties) for 10 to 12 years and look at the opportunity to liquidate it and make a profit. Nothing is new, on the company’s efforts to sell the property. We have not made a decision that we would sell any properties unless we can get an attractive price." Craig Lindner didn’t say what price the company would seek for Cincinnatian Hotel.

American Financial Group Inc. Reports Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2014; Reaffirms Earnings Guidance for the Year 2014

American Financial Group Inc. reported earnings results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported total revenues were $1,211 million against $1,148 million a year ago. Earnings before income taxes were $161 million against $175 million a year ago. Net earnings attributable to shareholders were $103 million against $120 million a year ago. Diluted earnings per common share were $1.13 against $1.32 a year ago. Core operating earnings before income taxes was $73 million against $76 million a year ago. Core net operating earnings were $91 million against $84 million a year ago. Annualized return on equity was 10.3% and 12.8% for the first quarters of 2014 and 2013, respectively. Book value per share, excluding appropriated retained earnings and unrealized gains on fixed maturities, increased by 2% to $46.79 per share during the quarter. Core net operating earnings for the first quarters of 2014 and 2013 generated annualized returns on equity of 9.1% and 8.9%, respectively. The company continues to expect core net operating earnings in 2014 to be between $4.50 and $4.90 per share. Core earnings per share guidance exclude non-core items such as realized gains and losses, as well as other significant items that may not be indicative of ongoing operations.

 

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