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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 1.23
AFG's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
72% of the 213 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. AFG: 1.23 )
AFG' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 2.32
Current: 1.23

0.47
2.32
Equity to Asset 0.11
AFG's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
55% of the 212 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.26 vs. AFG: 0.11 )
AFG' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 0.37
Current: 0.11

0.07
0.37
Interest Coverage 9.70
AFG's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
61% of the 174 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 25.59 vs. AFG: 9.70 )
AFG' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.92   Max: 12.19
Current: 9.7

1.92
12.19
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 0.34
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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history
Operating margin (%) 12.30
AFG's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 213 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 12.36 vs. AFG: 12.30 )
AFG' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 2.98   Max: 18.81
Current: 12.3

2.98
18.81
Net-margin (%) 8.71
AFG's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 213 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 10.16 vs. AFG: 8.71 )
AFG' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -1.47   Max: 12.02
Current: 8.71

-1.47
12.02
ROE (%) 10.14
AFG's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 212 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 11.84 vs. AFG: 10.14 )
AFG' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -3.88   Max: 16.83
Current: 10.14

-3.88
16.83
ROA (%) 1.11
AFG's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 213 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 3.39 vs. AFG: 1.11 )
AFG' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -0.35   Max: 2
Current: 1.11

-0.35
2
Revenue Growth (%) 11.10
AFG's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 8.70 vs. AFG: 11.10 )
AFG' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -28.3   Max: 69
Current: 11.1

-28.3
69
EBITDA Growth (%) 3.70
AFG's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
67% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 10.20 vs. AFG: 3.70 )
AFG' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -18.5   Max: 54.8
Current: 3.7

-18.5
54.8
EPS Growth (%) 5.80
AFG's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 175 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 10.70 vs. AFG: 5.80 )
AFG' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -51.8   Max: 179.1
Current: 5.8

-51.8
179.1
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Equity & Asset
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

AFG Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Paul Tudor Jones 12,100 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 8,221 sh (+63.18%)
Jeremy Grantham 40,946 sh (+22.66%)
Chuck Royce 167,000 sh (+3.34%)
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Q1 2014

AFG Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Murray Stahl 13,717 sh (New)
Jim Simons 24,207 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 20,353 sh (+147.57%)
Paul Tudor Jones 16,227 sh (+34.11%)
Chuck Royce 167,000 sh (unchged)
Jeremy Grantham 15,200 sh (-62.88%)
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Q2 2014

AFG Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Jim Simons 26,700 sh (+10.3%)
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Murray Stahl 13,236 sh (-3.51%)
Chuck Royce 155,186 sh (-7.07%)
Paul Tudor Jones 12,910 sh (-20.44%)
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Q3 2014

AFG Guru Trades in Q3 2014

David Dreman 1,611 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 16,929 sh (+31.13%)
Murray Stahl 14,150 sh (+6.91%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Chuck Royce 134,186 sh (-13.53%)
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with AFG

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
David Dreman 2014-09-30 New Buy0.01%$55.99 - $59.98 $ 60.253%1611
John Burbank 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.01%$49.18 - $54.24 $ 60.2515%0
John Burbank 2013-06-30 New Buy0.01%$46.58 - $49.67 $ 60.2525%4121
Ray Dalio 2011-12-31 Sold Out 0.04%$30.26 - $37.3 $ 60.2572%0
Ray Dalio 2011-09-30 New Buy0.04%$30.09 - $36.02 $ 60.2583%78359
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Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 11.40
AFG's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
80% of the 218 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 12.10 vs. AFG: 11.40 )
AFG' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 4.5   Max: 15.67
Current: 11.4

4.5
15.67
P/B 1.09
AFG's P/B is ranked higher than
81% of the 218 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.32 vs. AFG: 1.09 )
AFG' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.59   Max: 1.5
Current: 1.09

0.59
1.5
P/S 0.99
AFG's P/S is ranked higher than
80% of the 218 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. AFG: 0.99 )
AFG' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.35   Max: 1.06
Current: 0.99

0.35
1.06
PFCF 5.49
AFG's PFCF is ranked higher than
89% of the 218 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 14.46 vs. AFG: 5.49 )
AFG' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 1.56   Max: 23.18
Current: 5.49

1.56
23.18
EV-to-EBIT 7.65
AFG's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
81% of the 218 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 8.79 vs. AFG: 7.65 )
AFG' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -17.5   Max: 12.1
Current: 7.65

-17.5
12.1
PEG 6.71
AFG's PEG is ranked higher than
81% of the 218 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. AFG: 6.71 )
AFG' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 16.61
Current: 6.71

0.21
16.61
Shiller P/E 13.04
AFG's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
90% of the 218 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 19.39 vs. AFG: 13.04 )
AFG' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 4.39   Max: 21.12
Current: 13.04

4.39
21.12

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 1.51
AFG's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
81% of the 177 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 2.56 vs. AFG: 1.51 )
AFG' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.01   Max: 3.85
Current: 1.51

1.01
3.85
Dividend Payout 0.17
AFG's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
97% of the 218 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. AFG: 0.17 )
AFG' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.05   Max: 6.19
Current: 0.17

0.05
6.19
Dividend growth (3y) 11.90
AFG's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
90% of the 146 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 7.80 vs. AFG: 11.90 )
AFG' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: -20.7   Max: 14.5
Current: 11.9

-20.7
14.5
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.60
AFG's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
62% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 3.41 vs. AFG: 2.60 )
AFG' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.75   Max: 6.66
Current: 2.6

1.75
6.66
Share Buyback Rate 6.20
AFG's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
94% of the 167 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. AFG: 6.20 )
AFG' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 41.9   Max: -83.5
Current: 6.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price/Tangible Book 1.13
AFG's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
83% of the 218 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. AFG: 1.13 )
AFG' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 2.09
Current: 1.13

0.72
2.09
Price/DCF (Projected) 0.41
AFG's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
94% of the 218 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.86 vs. AFG: 0.41 )
AFG' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 0.49
Current: 0.41

0.18
0.49
Price/Median PS Value 1.27
AFG's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
65% of the 218 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. AFG: 1.27 )
AFG' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.47   Max: 1.32
Current: 1.27

0.47
1.32
Price/Graham Number 0.77
AFG's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
84% of the 218 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 0.93 vs. AFG: 0.77 )
AFG' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.43   Max: 5.91
Current: 0.77

0.43
5.91
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 13.10
AFG's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
80% of the 211 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 11.40 vs. AFG: 13.10 )
AFG' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 8.3   Max: 35.7
Current: 13.1

8.3
35.7
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 12.26
AFG's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
81% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Insurance - Property & Casualty industry.

( Industry Median: 10.25 vs. AFG: 12.26 )
AFG' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 13.8   Max: 65.6
Current: 12.26

13.8
65.6

Business Description

Industry: Insurance - Property & Casualty » Insurance - Property & Casualty
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American Financial Group Inc incorporated in the year 1997. The Company is a holding company that, through its subsidiaries is engaged in property and casualty insurance, specialized commercial products for businesses, and sale of fixed and fixed-indexed annuities in the individual, bank and education markets. The Company manages its business in five segments; property and casualty insurance, annuity, run-off long-term care and life, Medicare supplement and critical illness and other, which includes holding company assets and costs, and the assets and operations attributable to the non-controlling interests of the managed investment entities. The Company reports its property and casualty insurance business in the following Specialty sub-segments: Property and transportation, which includes physical damage and liability coverage for buses, trucks and recreational vehicles, inland and ocean marine, agricultural-related products and other property coverages, Specialty casualty, which includes excess and surplus, general liability, executive liability, umbrella and excess liability, customized programs for small to mid-sized businesses and workers' compensation, and Specialty financial, which includes risk management insurance programs for lending and leasing institutions (including collateral and mortgage protection insurance), surety and fidelity products and trade credit insurance. The Company's annuity business markets traditional fixed and fixed-indexed annuities in the individual, bank and education markets. AFG's reportable segments and their components were determined based primarily upon similar economic characteristics, products and services. The Company sells its individual single premium annuities, excluding bank production, mainly through a network of approximately 65 national marketing organizations ('NMOs') and managing general agents ('MGAs') who, in turn, direct over 1,500 actively producing agents. It also sells single premium annuities in banks through direct relationships with certain financial institutions, as well as through independent agents and brokers. The Company's property and casualty insurance businesses compete with other individual insurers, state funds and insurance groups of varying sizes, some of which are mutual insurance companies possessing competitive advantages in that all their profits inure to their policyholders. Its Annuity business competes with other insurers and financial institutions. The Company is subject to comprehensive regulation by government agencies in the states and countries where its insurance company subsidiaries are domiciled and where these subsidiaries issue policies and handle claims.
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