SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d)
of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 1, 2019
AMERICAN FINANCIAL GROUP, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|301 East Fourth Street, Cincinnati, OH||45202|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code 513-579-2121
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Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Common Stock||AFG||New York Stock Exchange|
|6-1/4% Subordinated Debentures due September 30, 2054||AFGE||New York Stock Exchange|
|6% Subordinated Debentures due November 15, 2055||AFGH||New York Stock Exchange|
|5.875% Subordinated Debentures due March 30, 2059||AFGB||New York Stock Exchange|
Section 2 - Financial Information
Item 2.02 Results Of Operations And Financial Condition.
Reference is made to the press release of American Financial Group, Inc. (the Company) relating to the announcement of the Companys results of operations for the first quarter of 2019 and the availability of the Investor Supplement on the Companys website. The press release was issued on May 1, 2019. A copy of the press release is attached to this Form 8-K as Exhibit 99.1 and a copy of the Investor Supplement is attached as Exhibit 99.2 and are incorporated herein by reference.
The information contained herein shall not be deemed filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 as amended (the Exchange Act), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act.
Section 8 - Other Events
Item 8.01 Other Events.
On April 30, 2019, the Board of Directors of the Company declared a special, one-time cash dividend of $1.50 per share of Company common stock payable on May 28, 2019 to shareholders of record on May 15, 2019.
Section 9 - Financial Statements and Exhibits
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
Financial statements of business acquired. Not applicable.
Pro forma financial information. Not applicable.
Shell company transactions. Not applicable
|99.1||Earnings Release dated May 1, 2019, reporting American Financial Group Inc. results for the quarter ended March 31, 2019.|
|99.2||Investor Supplement First Quarter 2019|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|AMERICAN FINANCIAL GROUP, INC.|
Date: May 2, 2019
|Karl J. Grafe|