$0.31 EPS Expected for State Auto Financial Corporation (STFC)

April 17, 2018 - By Marie Mckinney

State Auto Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:STFC) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.64 in Q4 2017. Its up 0.02, from 1.62 in 2017Q3. It increased, as 4 investors sold State Auto Financial Corporation shares while 18 reduced holdings. 10 funds opened positions while 26 raised stakes. 14.14 million shares or 2.58% more from 13.78 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.
Alliancebernstein Limited Partnership invested in 0.01% or 559,443 shares. Morgan Stanley accumulated 33,705 shares. Bridgeway Mngmt has 0.05% invested in State Auto Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:STFC) for 162,386 shares. Moreover, California Pub Employees Retirement Sys has 0% invested in State Auto Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:STFC). American Interest Group Inc holds 0% or 10,712 shares. Invesco invested 0% in State Auto Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:STFC). 27,400 are held by Swiss National Bank. 9,572 were reported by Argi Investment Lc. Tiaa Cref Mngmt Limited Liability holds 39,835 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Metropolitan Life Insurance Com Ny holds 0% or 5,319 shares in its portfolio. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage stated it has 4,578 shares or 0% of all its holdings. The New York-based Gabelli Funds Ltd Co has invested 0% in State Auto Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:STFC). Citigroup invested 0% of its portfolio in State Auto Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:STFC). Td Asset Management reported 26,900 shares. Indexiq Llc stated it has 51,318 shares.

Since February 27, 2018, it had 1 insider buy, and 2 selling transactions for $67,061 activity. $21,796 worth of State Auto Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:STFC) shares were sold by Jones Scott Alan. On Tuesday, February 27 the insider English Steven Eugene sold $301,510.

Analysts expect State Auto Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:STFC) to report $0.31 EPS on May, 1.They anticipate $0.53 EPS change or 240.91 % from last quarter’s $-0.22 EPS. STFC’s profit would be $13.28 million giving it 23.81 P/E if the $0.31 EPS is correct. After having $0.40 EPS previously, State Auto Financial Corporation’s analysts see -22.50 % EPS growth. The stock increased 2.68% or $0.77 during the last trading session, reaching $29.53. About 30,127 shares traded. State Auto Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:STFC) has risen 2.77% since April 17, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 8.78% the S&P500.

State Auto Financial Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in writing personal, business, and specialty insurance products. The company has market cap of $1.27 billion. It operates through four divisions: Personal insurance, Business insurance, Specialty Insurance, and Investment Operations. It currently has negative earnings. The Personal Insurance segment primarily provides personal automobile and homeowners insurance products to the personal insurance market.

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