State Auto Financial Corporation (STFC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 10, 2012
State Auto Financial Corporation ( STFC ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 10, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share scheduled for December 31, 2012. Shareholders who purchased STFC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -33.33% decrease from the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $14.42, the dividend yield is 2.77%.
The previous trading day's last sale of STFC was $14.42, representing a -14.73% decrease from the 52 week high of $16.91 and a 23.14% increase over the 52 week low of $11.71.
STFC is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as American International Group, Inc. ( AIG ) and The Travelers Companies, Inc. ( TRV ). STFC's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.23. Zacks Investment Research reports STFC's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as 89.12%, compared to an industry average of 6%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the STFC Dividend History page.