State Auto Financial Corporation ( STFC ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 11, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.1 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 29, 2013. 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 same period a year ago.
The previous trading day's last sale of STFC was $16.86, representing a -1.11% decrease from the 52 week high of $17.05 and a 34.99% increase over the 52 week low of $12.49.
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 $.25. Zacks Investment Research reports STFC's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 525.26%, compared to an industry average of .6%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the STFC Dividend History page.