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See what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about American Financial Group Inc.

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American Financial Group Inc

NYSE:AFG

Score: Negative (20)

1 day at current score.

Downgraded from Neutral on October 26th 2017

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Summary


  • This company ranked positively in 3 out of 4 IHS Markit Categories but negatively compared to the Financials sector
  • Perception of the company's creditworthiness is neutral
  • ETFs holding this stock are seeing positive inflows
  • Bearish sentiment is low
  • Economic output in this company's sector is expanding


Bearish sentiment

Short interest | Positive

Short interest is extremely low for AFG with fewer than 1% of shares on loan. This could indicate that investors who seek to profit from falling equity prices are not currently targeting AFG.

Money flow

ETF/Index ownership | Positive

ETF activity is positive. Over the last month, ETFs holding AFG are favorable, with net inflows of $5.19 billion. Additionally, the rate of inflows is increasing.

Economic sentiment

PMI by IHS Markit | Positive

According to the latest IHS Markit Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) data, output in the Financials sector is rising. The rate of growth is strong relative to the trend shown over the past year.

Credit worthiness

Credit default swap | Neutral

The current level displays a neutral indicator. Although AFG credit default swap spreads are decreasing, they remain near their highest levels of the last 3 years, which indicates the market's more negative perception of the company's credit worthiness.

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