State Auto Financial Corporation (STFC): Price and Financial Metrics

State Auto Financial Corporation (STFC): $52.01

0.12 (+0.23%)

POWR Rating

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  • Stability is the dimension where STFC ranks best; there it ranks ahead of 91.87% of US stocks.
  • STFC's strongest trending metric is Momentum; it's been moving up over the last 178 days.
  • STFC's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 3.1% of US stocks).

STFC Stock Summary

  • State Auto Financial CORP's stock had its IPO on June 28, 1991, making it an older stock than 83.24% of US equities in our set.
  • Over the past twelve months, STFC has reported earnings growth of -312.94%, putting it ahead of just 6.16% of US stocks in our set.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, STFC is more volatile than 84.91% of stocks we're observing.
  • If you're looking for stocks that are quantitatively similar to State Auto Financial CORP, a group of peers worth examining would be PLUS, LHCG, HMN, ORRF, and PSN.
  • STFC's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit State Auto Financial CORP's official web site, go to

STFC Valuation Summary

  • STFC's price/earnings ratio is 22.6; this is 105.45% higher than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • STFC's price/sales ratio has moved up 0.1 over the prior 243 months.
  • STFC's price/sales ratio has moved up 0.1 over the prior 243 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for STFC.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
STFC 2014-12-26 0.8 1.1 16.3 14.8
STFC 2010-01-14 0.6 0.9 -151.2 -27.2
STFC 2006-12-12 1.3 1.7 13.3 9.9
STFC 2004-10-13 1.1 1.9 11.2 8.6
STFC 2004-05-03 1.1 2.1 17.7 14.4
STFC 2001-11-05 1.2 1.4 12.8 10.1

STFC Growth Metrics

    The 3 year price growth rate now stands at 64.94%.
  • Its 4 year price growth rate is now at 2.83%.
  • Its 5 year price growth rate is now at 2.83%.
STFC's revenue has moved up $286,300,000 over the prior 67 months.

The table below shows STFC's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-09-30 1,659.2 -27.4 71.7
2021-06-30 1,659.7 55.5 97.6
2021-03-31 1,679.8 58.1 131.3
2020-12-31 1,482.4 49 13.1
2020-09-30 1,409 21.8 -36
2020-06-30 1,351.9 -9.7 -36.1

STFC's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • STFC has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 45.41% of graded US stocks.
  • STFC's asset turnover comes in at 0.537 -- ranking 25th of 133 Insurance stocks.
  • MTG, MKL, and PFG are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with STFC.

The table below shows STFC's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.537 0.350 0.029
2021-06-30 0.538 0.372 0.042
2021-03-31 0.546 0.396 0.054
2020-12-31 0.486 0.344 0.006
2020-09-30 0.466 0.312 -0.014
2020-06-30 0.450 0.315 -0.015

STFC Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of STFC, see our STFC 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 $52.00 Average Broker Recommendation 2 (Hold)

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STFC Price/Volume Stats

Current price $52.01 52-week high $52.14
Prev. close $51.89 52-week low $16.40
Day low $51.96 Volume 756,800
Day high $52.14 Avg. volume 85,700
50-day MA $51.67 Dividend yield 0.77%
200-day MA $44.69 Market Cap 2.32B

State Auto Financial Corporation (STFC) Company Bio

State Auto Financial Corporation engages in writing personal, business, and specialty insurance products. It operates through four segments: Personal insurance, Business insurance, Specialty insurance, and Investment operations. The company was founded in 1950 and is based in Columbus, Ohio.

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Latest STFC News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about State Auto Financial CORP that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate STFC as an investment opportunity.

Hedge Funds Are Piling Into State Auto Financial Corporation (STFC)

Hedge Funds and other institutional investors have just completed filing their 13Fs with the Securities and Exchange Commission, revealing their equity portfolios as of the end of September. At Insider Monkey, we follow nearly 900 active hedge funds and notable investors and by analyzing their 13F filings, we can determine the stocks that they are […]

Yahoo | January 12, 2022

Liberty Mutual picks new leader for State Auto post-acquisition

State Auto Mutual Insurance Co. will have a new leader as it joins new owner Liberty Mutual Insurance.

Yahoo | December 9, 2021

Kim Garland to Lead State Auto After Close of Liberty Mutual Insurance Acquisition

COLUMBUS, Ohio, December 09, 2021--Kim Garland is expected to be appointed president of State Auto following the completion of Liberty Mutual’s pending acquisition.

Yahoo | December 9, 2021

State Auto Financial Declares 122nd Consecutive Quarterly Dividend

COLUMBUS, Ohio, November 12, 2021--Today the board of directors of State Auto Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:STFC) declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.10 per share.

Yahoo | November 12, 2021

State Auto Financial (STFC) Reports Q3 Loss, Tops Revenue Estimates

State Auto Financial (STFC) delivered earnings and revenue surprises of -160.00% and 1.14%, respectively, for the quarter ended September 2021. Do the numbers hold clues to what lies ahead for the stock?

Yahoo | November 4, 2021

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STFC Price Returns

1-mo N/A
3-mo N/A
6-mo 0.87%
1-year 199.90%
3-year 49.94%
5-year 113.87%
YTD 0.62%
2021 195.54%
2020 -41.52%
2019 -7.76%
2018 18.02%
2017 10.28%

STFC Dividends

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