American Financial Group (NYSE:AFG)

CAPS Rating: 5 out of 5

A holding company, through its subsidiaries, is engaged primarily in property & casualty insurance, focusing on specialized commercial products for businesses, & in the sale of fixed & variable annuities & various forms of supplemental insurance products.

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Player Avatar Persuter (47.82) Submitted: 5/2/2007 10:37:08 AM : Outperform Start Price: $32.80 AFG Score: +13.23

I simply find it very difficult to ignore a stock that has a sub-1 price to sales ratio, especially when they still have decent earnings. Good P/E ratio as well, and a very low 1.11 PEG. (Especially low for a company in such a low-growth industry.)

All in all, a good small-cap pick. Looks like the market hasn't really found this one yet.

Member Avatar jlmjlm77 (99.45) Submitted: 8/26/2008 11:28:57 AM
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August 2008 - stock has held up relatively well compared to the rest of the industry and insiders are buying more.

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