American Financial Group, Inc. (AFG): Price and Financial Metrics


American Financial Group, Inc. (AFG): $124.71

-0.95 (-0.76%)

POWR Rating

Component Grades

Growth

S

Value

I

Momentum

G

Stability

N

Sentiment

U

Quality

P

AFG POWR Grades


  • Sentiment is the dimension where AFG ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 87.86% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for AFG is in Momentum, which has been heading down over the past 31 weeks.
  • AFG ranks lowest in Momentum; there it ranks in the 27th percentile.

AFG Stock Summary

  • American Financial Group Inc's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 92.81% of US equities in our set.
  • AFG's equity multiplier -- a measure of assets relative to shareholders'equity -- is greater than that of 93.32% of US stocks.
  • Over the past twelve months, AFG has reported earnings growth of 351.98%, putting it ahead of 94.27% of US stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to AFG, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are UAL, FHN, UMBF, FCNCA, and ZION.
  • AFG's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit American Financial Group Inc's official web site, go to www.afginc.com.

AFG Valuation Summary

  • AFG's price/sales ratio is 1.4; this is 16.67% higher than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • Over the past 243 months, AFG's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.9.
  • Over the past 243 months, AFG's price/earnings ratio has gone up 30.5.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for AFG.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
AFG 2018-09-27 1.4 1.9 18.4 11.5
AFG 2016-05-20 1.0 1.3 14.4 8.0
AFG 2015-08-11 1.1 1.3 15.6 9.0
AFG 2013-08-09 0.9 1.0 9.2 6.0
AFG 2010-11-09 0.8 0.7 6.5 3.6
AFG 2008-07-17 0.7 1.0 8.8 4.9

AFG Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of AFG, see our AFG price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $136.50 Average Broker Recommendation 1.75 (Moderate Buy)

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AFG Price/Volume Stats

Current price $124.71 52-week high $141.25
Prev. close $125.66 52-week low $58.86
Day low $123.46 Volume 314,900
Day high $126.50 Avg. volume 519,296
50-day MA $126.61 Dividend yield 1.59%
200-day MA $106.48 Market Cap 10.61B

American Financial Group, Inc. (AFG) Company Bio


American Financial Group, Inc. provides property and casualty insurance products in the United States. It operates through four segments: Property and Casualty Insurance, Annuity, Run-Off Long-Term Care and Life, and Other. The company was founded in 1872 and is based in Cincinnati, Ohio.

AFG Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$124.71$274.78 110%

We started the process of determining a valid price forecast for American Financial Group Inc with a discounted cash flow analysis -- the results of which can be found in the table below. To summarize, we found that American Financial Group Inc ranked in the 70th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. More precisely, our analysis suggests the stock is undervalued by approximately 111% on a DCF basis. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for AFG, they are:

  • The company's debt burden, as measured by earnings divided by interest payments, is 19.22; that's higher than 67.86% of US stocks in the Financial Services sector that have positive free cash flow.
  • AFG's estimated cost of debt, based largely on its market capitalization and its interest coverage ratio, is 3%; for context, that number is higher than 26.47% of tickers in our DCF set.


Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price
0%106%
1%108%
2%110%
3%112%
4%114%
5%116%

Want more companies with a valuation profile/forecast similar to that of American Financial Group Inc? See MKL, MBI, CB, GNW, and SAMG.


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Latest AFG News From Around the Web

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Yahoo | July 20, 2021

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American Financial (AFG) Board Okays $2 Special Dividend

American Financial's (AFG) $2 special dividend approval by its board reflects solid performance by the company aiding effective capital management strategy.

Yahoo | July 16, 2021

American Financial Group, Inc. Declares Special Dividend

CINCINNATI, July 15, 2021--American Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: AFG) announced today that it has declared a special, one-time cash dividend of $2.00 per share of American Financial Group Common Stock. The dividend is payable on August 2, 2021, to holders of record on July 26, 2021. The aggregate amount of the payment to be made in connection with this special dividend will be approximately $170 million. This special dividend is in addition to the Company’s regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.

Yahoo | July 15, 2021

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AFG Price Returns

1-mo 2.44%
3-mo 3.28%
6-mo 35.70%
1-year 121.91%
3-year 28.07%
5-year 115.10%
YTD 46.62%
2020 -16.18%
2019 27.10%
2018 -13.04%
2017 30.82%
2016 24.25%

AFG Dividends

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