State Auto Financial Corp (NASDAQ:STFC) VP Matthew Stanley Mrozek sold 3,700 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, December 3rd. The shares were sold at an average price of $31.26, for a total transaction of $115,662.00. Following the completion of the sale, the vice president now owns 6,474 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $202,377.24. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website.
Shares of STFC stock opened at $31.41 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $1.37 billion, a P/E ratio of 26.17 and a beta of 0.33. State Auto Financial Corp has a one year low of $28.10 and a one year high of $36.45. The stock has a fifty day moving average price of $32.65 and a 200 day moving average price of $33.40. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.13, a current ratio of 0.05 and a quick ratio of 0.05.
State Auto Financial (NASDAQ:STFC) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 31st. The insurance provider reported $0.34 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.49 by ($0.15). State Auto Financial had a net margin of 2.31% and a return on equity of 4.88%. The business had revenue of $334.50 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $340.00 million. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.44 EPS. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 3.3% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities research analysts anticipate that State Auto Financial Corp will post 1.03 EPS for the current year.
A number of equities research analysts recently weighed in on STFC shares. BidaskClub upgraded State Auto Financial from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, November 30th. Zacks Investment Research cut State Auto Financial from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a report on Friday, November 8th. TheStreet upgraded State Auto Financial from a “c+” rating to a “b” rating in a research report on Friday, November 29th. Finally, ValuEngine raised State Auto Financial from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, November 1st.
State Auto Financial Company Profile
State Auto Financial Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in writing personal and business insurance products. It operates through four segments: Personal Insurance, Commercial Insurance, Specialty Insurance, and Investment Operations. The Personal Insurance segment primarily provides personal automobile, homeowners insurance, and other personal insurance products.
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