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AFG American Financial Group dividend history, payout ratio & dates

American Financial Group's most recent quarterly dividend payment of $0.56 per share was made to shareholders on record before Jul 14, 2022. The payout stands at $2.24 per share annually, which works out to a dividend yield of 1.82%.

Key dates

  • AFG last dividend date: Jul 14, 2022
  • AFG next dividend date: Not announced
AFG dividend stats
DPS
$2.24
Dividend yield
1.8%
Payout ratio
18.4%
vs. Financial Services sector
Dividend yield
2.95%
Payout ratio
30.2%

Dividend yield

What is American Financial Group current dividend yield

American Financial Group's dividend yield of 1.82% is above its peers average but below the Financial Services sector and the industry average. Compared to its Financial Services sector average of 2.95%, American Financial Group's dividend yield is 38% lower. The historical 5-year average of AFG's dividend yield is 2.1%, which is above the current yield.

Dividend history

What is AFG dividend payout history and dates

American Financial Group has been paying dividends for the last 27 years. According to our data AFG has issued six dividends in the last twelve months. This includes four regular and two special dividends. The annualized DPS has decreased by 44% for the last year. And since the stock price has gone down by 3.6% from a year ago, the dividend yield has decreased by 42%.

Recent dividends

Ex-date Payment date Declared on Amount Type
Jul 14, 2022 Jul 25, 2022 Jul 1, 2022 $0.56 normal
Apr 13, 2022 Apr 25, 2022 Apr 1, 2022 $0.56 normal
Mar 14, 2022 Mar 22, 2022 Mar 1, 2022 $2 special
Jan 13, 2022 Jan 25, 2022 Jan 3, 2022 $0.56 normal
Dec 22, 2021 Dec 30, 2021 Dec 13, 2021 $2 special
Oct 14, 2021 Oct 25, 2021 Oct 1, 2021 $0.56 normal
Sep 27, 2021 Oct 5, 2021 Sep 14, 2021 $4 special
Jul 14, 2021 Jul 26, 2021 Jul 1, 2021 $0.5 normal
Apr 14, 2021 Apr 26, 2021 $0.5 normal
Jan 14, 2021 Jan 25, 2021 Jan 4, 2021 $0.5 normal
Dec 18, 2020 Dec 29, 2020 Dec 9, 2020 $2 normal
Oct 14, 2020 Oct 26, 2020 Oct 1, 2020 $0.5 normal
Jul 14, 2020 Jul 27, 2020 Jul 1, 2020 $0.45 normal
Apr 14, 2020 Apr 27, 2020 Apr 1, 2020 $0.45 normal
Jan 14, 2020 Jan 27, 2020 Jan 2, 2020 $0.45 normal
Nov 14, 2019 Nov 25, 2019 Nov 4, 2019 $1.8 special
Oct 11, 2019 Oct 25, 2019 Oct 1, 2019 $0.45 normal
Jul 12, 2019 Jul 25, 2019 Jul 1, 2019 $0.4 normal
May 14, 2019 May 28, 2019 May 1, 2019 $1.5 special
Apr 12, 2019 Apr 25, 2019 Apr 1, 2019 $0.4 normal
Jan 14, 2019 Jan 25, 2019 Jan 2, 2019 $0.4 normal
Nov 15, 2018 Nov 26, 2018 Nov 5, 2018 $1.5 special
Oct 12, 2018 Oct 25, 2018 Oct 1, 2018 $0.4 normal
Jul 12, 2018 Jul 25, 2018 Jul 2, 2018 $0.35 normal
May 14, 2018 May 25, 2018 May 2, 2018 $1.5 special
Apr 12, 2018 Apr 25, 2018 $0.35 normal
Jan 11, 2018 Jan 25, 2018 Jan 2, 2018 $0.35 normal
Nov 16, 2017 Nov 27, 2017 Nov 6, 2017 $2 special
Oct 12, 2017 Oct 25, 2017 Oct 2, 2017 $0.35 normal
Jul 12, 2017 Jul 25, 2017 Jul 3, 2017 $0.313 normal
May 11, 2017 May 25, 2017 May 3, 2017 $1.5 special
Apr 11, 2017 Apr 25, 2017 Apr 3, 2017 $0.313 normal
Jan 11, 2017 Jan 25, 2017 Jan 3, 2017 $0.313 normal
Nov 21, 2016 Dec 7, 2016 Nov 1, 2016 $1 special
Oct 12, 2016 Oct 25, 2016 Oct 3, 2016 $0.313 normal
Jul 13, 2016 Jul 25, 2016 Jul 1, 2016 $0.28 normal
Apr 13, 2016 Apr 25, 2016 Apr 1, 2016 $0.28 normal
Jan 13, 2016 Jan 25, 2016 Jan 4, 2016 $0.28 normal
Dec 11, 2015 Dec 24, 2015 Nov 3, 2015 $1 special

American Financial Group dividend payout ratio

What is American Financial Group dividend payout ratio compared to the sector

Payout ratio

American Financial Group's payout ratio of 18.4% is below the Financial Services sector, the industry and its peers average. Compared to its Financial Services sector average of 30.2%, American Financial Group's payout ratio is 39% lower.

Total amount of dividends paid per financial year (from cash flow)

AFG dividend vs peer dividends

How does AFG dividend compare to its peers' dividends
Name Dividend yield DPS Payout ratio
CINF Cincinnati Financial Corp 2.93% $2.7 81.3%
HIG Hartford Financial Services Group Inc 2.44% $1.54 25.1%
TRV Travelers Companies Inc 2.33% $3.62 24.9%
AFG American Financial Group Inc 1.8% $2.24 18.4%
CB Chubb Ltd 1.76% $3.26 19.5%
RLI Rli Corp 0.99% $1.02 27.1%
HCC Warrior Met Coal Inc 0.77% $0.23 1.9%
WRB Berkley W R Corp 0.57% $0.37 7.8%
L Loews Corp 0.49% $0.25 5.8%

Frequently asked questions

Does American Financial Group pay a dividend?

Yes, American Financial Group has paid six dividends in the last 12 months. AFG has been paying dividends since 1995.

When is American Financial Group's next dividend?

AFG hasn't announced its next dividend date yet, however if we take into account its recent dividend schedule, it is likely that its next dividend will be in October 2022.

When was AFG's last dividend?

American Financial Group's last regular dividend was on Jul 14, 2022 (ex-date) with the amount of $0.56 per share.

How much dividend does American Financial Group pay (per share)?

AFG has paid dividend of $2.24 per share in the last year.

What is American Financial Group's dividend yield?

The current dividend yield of American Financial Group is 1.82%.

How often does American Financial Group pay dividends?

American Financial Group has a quarterly dividend frequency.

What is American Financial Group's dividend payout ratio?

American Financial Group's dividend payout ratio is 18.4%.

Does American Financial Group pay a good dividend?

American Financial Group's dividend yield is below the Financial Services sector average.