American Financial Group Inc. (NYSE:AFG) went down by -2.72% during the previous trading session, and it is maintaining the win ahead of Friday’s trading session. The share price of the Insurance – Property & Casualty giant went up by $63.33 to trade ended Friday trading at $65.10. This is down from the $65.1 price recorded on Thursday’s trading session. Thanks to this latest performance, AFG is closer to the higher price 52-week target of $74.00 and further from the lowest price target of $74.00. Its performance from the start of the year has also been negative, with AFG down by -42.24% year-to-date.
American Financial Group Inc. (AFG) started the day trading at $66.07 and recorded an intraday high of $66.67. It also recorded an intraday low of $62.93 during Friday’s trading session. American Financial Group Inc. is a very active stock that recorded a trading volume that is more than 60.45% of the average daily trading volume on Friday. The stock’s trading volume on Friday was 2140914, which is more than 60.45 of the total average daily trading volume of 846.71K.
American Financial Group Inc. (NYSE:AFG) 2020 Performance Impressive
The increase in AFG’s stock price on Friday saw its overall performance boost over the past few months. We can quantify the performance of the stock so far this year using a few metrics. The 52-week high price of AFG currently stands at $115.03, which is higher than the current trading price of the stock by 44.94%. However, AFG’s current trading price is -43.9% lower than the 52-week low price of $44.01. In terms of trading volume, American Financial Group Inc. currently experienced healthy participation during the last trading session. 2140914 shares of American Financial Group Inc. were traded on the stock exchange on Friday, which is more than 60.45% of the 846.71K average trading volume of the stock.
The performance of the stock has been positive over the past year. AFG’s performance over the past one year has seen it plunge by -38.03%, while the stock has gone down by -42.81% in the last six months. The quarterly performance of AFG currently stands at 23.79%, and it is up by 9.04% in the last month. The only positive figure was from the weekly performance, which currently reads 1.60%. At the time of writing AFG’s report, the company has a total market cap of $5.85B, making it one of the largest publicly-traded companies in the world.American Financial Group Inc. also has over 7700 employees all over the world.
AFG Insider Activities
For American Financial Group Inc., insiders hold 65.70% of all company shares. The insider transactions over the past six months are up by 0.80%. During that period, insiders bought 204,690 shares in 24 transactions. In that same period, insiders sold 98,841 of their shares in 11 transactions. After these transactions, insiders at American Financial Group Inc. now hold 16.68M shares, which is over 68.53% of the total company stocks. Institutional investors currently hold a large chunk of the AFG shares, as they control 18.57% of the company’s total stock.
AFG Fundamental Analysis
For American Financial Group Inc., the stock’s diluted earnings per share (EPS) stands at 2.90. In the coming year, analysts expect the EPS to be 8.42. The EPS growth will up over the next five years to 6.50% after surging by 14.70% in the previous five years. In terms of revenue, American Financial Group Inc.’s quarterly sales (YOY) is growing at 0.71, which is lower than the average annual revenue of 14.70% over the past half a decade.
The Return on Investment (ROI) on American Financial Group Inc.’s stock currently stands at 12.10%, and it has a net profit margin of 3.50%. The operating margin of the company is 5.00%.
At the moment, American Financial Group Inc.’s Total Debt to Equity ratio stands at 0.29, and they have a long-term Debt to Equity ratio of 0.29.
AFG Technical Analysis
The Simple Moving Average (SMA) is one of the most powerful technical indicators. The 20-day Simple Moving Average of AFG currently stands at -2.14%, while the SMA50 is -1.88%. The biggest one is the SMA200, which is currently reading -30.90% ahead of Friday’s trading session. The Relative Strength Index of this stock is 49.19, while its price to earnings ratio (P/E) is 21.85.