American Financial Group Inc(NYSE:AFG) Declares Dividend of $0.3125.

American Financial Group Inc (NYSE:AFG) had declared a cash dividend of $0.3125 on Oct 3, 2016. The shares will quote ex-dividend on Oct 12, 2016 and the record date has been fixed for Oct 14, 2016. On Oct 3, 2016 share price, the yield comes out to be 1.6667%. The dividend payable date has been fixed on Oct 25, 2016.

In a different note, On Aug 12, 2016, Sandler O’Neill said it Upgrades its rating on American Financial Group Inc. The shares have been rated ‘Buy’ by the firm.

American Financial Group Inc (AFG) made into the market gainers list on Fridays trading session with the shares advancing 0.20% or 0.15 points. Due to strong positive momentum, the stock ended at $76.02, which is also near the day’s high of $76.55. The stock began the session at $76 and the volume stood at 2,47,687 shares. The 52-week high of the shares is $76.62 and the 52 week low is $64.87. The company has a current market capitalization of $6,606 M and it has 8,68,93,457 shares in outstanding.

American Financial Group Inc(AFG) last announced its earnings results on Aug 2, 2016 for Fiscal Year 2016 and Q2.Company reported revenue of $1.58B. Analysts had an estimated revenue of $1.06B. Earnings per share were $1.28. Analysts had estimated an EPS of $1.23.

Several Insider Transactions has been reported to the SEC. On Sep 26, 2016, Carl H Iii Lindner (Co-CEO & Co-President) sold 100,000 shares at $75.04 per share price.Also, On Sep 26, 2016, Terry S Jacobs (director) sold 400 shares at $75.57 per share price.On Sep 9, 2016, Vito C Peraino (Senior VP & General Counsel) sold 4,041 shares at $75.20 per share price, according to the Form-4 filing with the securities and exchange commission.

American Financial Group Inc. (AFG) is a holding company engaged primarily in property and casualty insurance businesses. The Company through Great American Insurance Group provides property and casualty insurance commercial products and also engaged in the sale of fixed and fixed-indexed annuities in the retail financial institutions and education markets. The Company operates in four segments: Property and casualty insurance Annuity Run-off long-term care and life and Other. AFG’s property and casualty operations provide a range of commercial coverages through the approximately 30 insurance businesses. AFG sells traditional fixed and fixed-indexed annuities in the retail financial institutions and education markets through independent producers and through direct relationships with certain financial institutions. Run-off Long-term Care receives renewal premiums on its in-force block of life insurance policies.

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