State Auto Financial Corporation (STFC) Dividends



State Auto Financial Corporation (STFC)

Today's Latest Price: $16.47 USD

0.19 (-1.14%)

Updated Jan 28 10:32am

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Overall POWR Rating


POWR Components:

 Trade Grade  Buy & Hold Grade  Peer Grade  Industry Rank


Industry Rank:

Ranked of 71 in Insurance - Property & Casualty

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Dividend Yield and Dividend History Highlights

  • STFC's compound annual growth rate of its cash flow over the past 5.51 years is -0.27% -- which is higher than about just 4.37% stocks we're looking at.
  • STFC has an EBITDA to net debt ratio of -31,700,000; for context, that's better than only 0.85% stocks in our set (note that its net debt is negative, meaning it has more cash than debt).
  • As for stocks whose price is uncorrelated with STFC's price and thus may be suitable peers for a diversified dividend portfolio, check out the following: AL, LGF.B, CBD, SAMG and CANG.
STFC Ex-Dividend Date
STFC Dividend Yield
2.40%
STFC Annual Dividend
$0.40
STFC Payout Ratio

STFC Price Forecast Based on Dividend Discount Model

Current PriceDDM Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$16.47$8.47 -53.54%

The Dividend Discount Model (DDM) is a valuation model that attempts to determine a fair share price for a stock, based on the dividend it provides in comparison to several company-specific metrics indicative of the riskiness of the stock and the financial health of the company. In the case of STFC, the DDM model, as implemented by StockNews, implies a negative return of 53.54% relative to its current price. Digging deeper, the aspects of State Auto Financial CORP's dividend discount model that we found most interesting were:

  • As for its position relative to other Financial Services stocks that issue dividends, State Auto Financial CORP offers a higher dividend yield than 33.08% of them.
  • STFC's market cap of approximately $792 million makes it a small-sized market cap company; out of dividend issuers in this group, the investment opportunity based on the difference between its current share price and its forecasted DDM value is greater than 28.92% of them.
  • Based on dividend growth rate, STFC boasts a higher growth rate in terms of its annual cash distributed to its owners than just 21.97% of the dividend issuers in our set.

STFC Dividend Chart


STFC Dividend History

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STFC Dividends vs. Peers

STFC's dividend yield currently ranks #33 of 81 vs. its peers in the Insurance - Property & Casualty category.
Rank Symbol Name Dividend Yield
1 FNHC FedNat Holding Company 6.64%
2 PGR Progressive Corporation (The) 5.28%
3 SAFT Safety Insurance Group, Inc. 4.83%
4 MCY Mercury General Corporation 4.71%
5 ORI Old Republic International Corporation 4.67%
6 UIHC United Insurance Holdings Corp. 4.56%
7 UVE UNIVERSAL INSURANCE HOLDINGS INC 4.40%
8 DGICA Donegal Group, Inc. - 4.34%
9 TKOMY Tokio Marine Holdings, Inc. 4.22%
10 AGESY ageas SA/NV 4.22%
11 CNA CNA Financial Corporation 3.85%
12 ANAT American National Insurance Company 3.64%
13 MSADY MS&AD Insurance Group Holdings, Inc. 3.60%
14 GBLI Global Indemnity Limited - Class A Common Shares 3.58%
15 SLF Sun Life Financial Inc. 3.58%
16 AXS Axis Capital Holdings Limited 3.54%
17 AIG American International Group, Inc. New 3.40%
18 ALIZY Allianz SE 3.14%
19 HMN Horace Mann Educators Corporation 3.00%
20 ARGO Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd. 2.86%
21 CINF Cincinnati Financial Corporation 2.85%
22 PTVCB Protective Insurance Corporation - Class B (nonvoting) 2.81%
23 HIG Hartford Financial Services Group, Inc. (The) 2.71%
24 HCI HCI Group, Inc. 2.67%
25 SAXPY Sampo Oyj 2.59%
26 FRFHF Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited 2.57%
27 EMCI EMC Insurance Group Inc. 2.55%
28 PTVCA Protective Insurance Corporation - Class A (voting) 2.53%
29 AFG American Financial Group, Inc. 2.52%
30 THG Hanover Insurance Group Inc 2.49%
31 HRTG Heritage Insurance Holdings, Inc. 2.48%
32 AFSI AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. 2.43%
33 STFC State Auto Financial Corporation 2.40%
34 KINS Kingstone Companies, Inc 2.29%
35 VR Validus Holdings, Ltd. 2.25%
36 CB Chubb Limited 2.15%
37 NSEC National Security Group, Inc. 2.10%
38 UFCS United Fire Group, Inc 2.08%
39 ALL Allstate Corporation (The) 1.95%
40 AMSF AMERISAFE, Inc. 1.91%
41 AHL Aspen Insurance Holdings Limited 1.68%
42 KMPR Kemper Corporation 1.68%
43 IPCC Infinity Property and Casualty Corporation 1.63%
44 SIGI Selective Insurance Group, Inc. 1.49%
45 SNC State National Companies, Inc. 1.14%
46 RLI RLI Corp. (DE) 0.97%
47 WRB W.R. Berkley Corporation 0.78%
48 NGHC National General Holdings Corp 0.59%
49 L Loews Corporation 0.55%
50 NAVG The Navigators Group, Inc. 0.40%
51 WTM White Mountains Insurance Group, Ltd. 0.10%
52 AFH Atlas Financial Holdings, Inc. - Ordinary Shares 0.00%
53 ROOT Root Inc. Cl A 0.00%
54 MKL Markel Corporation 0.00%
55 GSHD Goosehead Insurance, Inc. - 0.00%
56 NODK NI Holdings, Inc. 0.00%
57 KFS Kingsway Financial Services, Inc. (DE) 0.00%
58 ESGR Enstar Group Limited - Ordinary Shares 0.00%
59 SG Sirius International Insurance Group Ltd. 0.00%
60 BRK.A Berkshire Hathaway Inc. 0.00%
61 BRK.B Berkshire Hathaway Inc. New 0.00%
62 Y Alleghany Corporation 0.00%
63 MHLD Maiden Holdings, Ltd. 0.00%
64 HALL Hallmark Financial Services, Inc. 0.00%
65 CNFR Conifer Holdings, Inc. 0.00%
66 UNAM Unico American Corporation 0.00%
67 WTRE Watford Holdings Ltd. 0.00%
68 LMND Lemonade Inc. 0.00%
69 PROS PROSIGHT GLOBAL, INC. 0.00%
70 ACGL Arch Capital Group Ltd. 0.00%
71 MBI MBIA Inc. 0.00%
72 PIH 1347 Property Insurance Holdings, Inc. 0.00%
73 UFGSY Unipol Gruppo S.p.A. 0.00%
74 RSNAY RSA Insurance Group plc 0.00%
75 NGHCO National General Holdings Corp. Dep. Pfd. 0.00%
76 IFCZF Intact Financial Corporation 0.00%
77 AMIGY Admiral Group plc 0.00%
78 plmr Palomar Holdings, Inc. - Common stock 0.00%
79 BRK-A 0.00%
80 GMICF Genworth MI Canada Inc. 0.00%
81 DIISY Direct Line Insurance Group plc 0.00%

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