State Auto Financial Corporation (STFC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 17, 2014
State Auto Financial Corporation ( STFC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 17, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 31, 2014. Shareholders who purchased STFC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 6th quarter that STFC has paid the same dividend.
The previous trading day's last sale of STFC was $21.76, representing a -5.8% decrease from the 52 week high of $23.10 and a 40.57% increase over the 52 week low of $15.48.
STFC is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as American International Group, Inc. ( AIG ) and Ace Limited ( ACE ). STFC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.49. Zacks Investment Research reports STFC's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 37.8%, compared to an industry average of 1.3%.