State Auto Financial Corporation ( STFC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 09, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 30, 2014. Shareholders who purchased STFC stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 7th quarter that STFC has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $21.86, the dividend yield is 1.83%.
The previous trading day's last sale of STFC was $21.86, representing a -5.37% decrease from the 52 week high of $23.10 and a 27.32% increase over the 52 week low of $17.17.
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 $1.66. Zacks Investment Research reports STFC's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 52.08%, compared to an industry average of .2%.