CINCINNATI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 1, 2012--
American Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: AFG) (NASDAQ: AFG) announced that
it has declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.195 per share of
American Financial Group Common Stock. The dividend is payable on
October 25, 2012 to holders of record on October 15, 2012. As previously
announced, the Board of Directors approved an increase in the company’s
dividend during the third quarter of 2012. This new dividend rate
represents an 11% increase over the annual rate paid thus far in 2012.
About American Financial Group, Inc.
American Financial Group is an insurance holding company, based in
Cincinnati, Ohio with assets in excess of $35 billion. Through the
operations of Great American Insurance Group, AFG is engaged primarily
in property and casualty insurance, focusing on specialized commercial
products for businesses, and in the sale of traditional and fixed
annuities. Great American Insurance Group’s roots go back to 1872 with
the founding of its flagship company, Great American Insurance Company.
Source: American Financial Group, Inc.
American Financial Group, Inc.
Diane P. Weidner, Asst. Vice
President - Investor Relations, 513-369-5713