Market Overview

American Financial Group's Earnings: A Preview


On Tuesday, August 04, American Financial Group (NYSE: AFG) will release its latest earnings report. Decipher the announcement with Benzinga's help.

Earnings and Revenue

Analysts covering American Financial Group modeled for quarterly EPS of $1.44 on revenue of $1.30 billion. In the same quarter last year, American Financial Group announced EPS of $2.120 on revenue of $1.20 billion. The Wall Street consensus estimate for earnings would represent a 32.08% decrease for the company. Revenue would be up 1.56% from the same quarter last year. Here's how the American Financial Group's reported EPS has stacked up against analyst estimates in the past:

Quarter Q1 2020 Q4 2020 Q3 2019 Q2 2019
EPS Estimate 1.85 2.22 2.02 2.06
EPS Actual 1.88 2.22 2.25 2.12
Revenue Estimate 1.28 B 1.31 B 1.31 B 1.20 B
Revenue Actual 1.21 B 1.37 B 1.44 B 1.20 B

Stock Performance

Over the last 52-week period, shares are down 38.52%. Given that these returns are generally negative, long-term shareholders won't be happy going into this earnings release.

Don't be surprised to see the stock move on comments made during its conference call. American Financial Group is scheduled to hold the call at 11:30:00 ET and can be accessed here:


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