UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
 
FORM 8-K
CURRENT REPORT
 
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of
The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
 
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):  December 13, 2021
 
AMERICAN FINANCIAL GROUP, INC.
 
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 Ohio
1-13653
31-1544320
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)

301 East Fourth Street, Cincinnati, OH
 
45202
(Address of principal executive offices)
 
(Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:  (513) 579-2121
 
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
 
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):
 

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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).
 
Emerging growth company     ☐
 
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.     ☐
 
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
 
Title of each class
Trading
Symbol(s)
Name of each exchange on
which registered
Common Stock
AFG
New York Stock Exchange
5.875% Subordinated Debentures due March 30, 2059
AFGB
New York Stock Exchange
5.125% Subordinated Debentures due December 15, 2059
AFGC
New York Stock Exchange
5.625% Subordinated Debentures due June 1, 2060
AFGD New York Stock Exchange
4.5% Subordinated Debentures due September 15, 2060
AFGE
New York Stock Exchange



Item 8.01
Other Events.

On December 13, 2021, the Company issued a press release announcing that it declared a special, one-time cash dividend of $2.00 per share of American Financial Group Common Stock. The dividend is payable on December 30, 2021 to holders of record on December 24, 2021.  A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated by reference in this Item 8.01.
 
Item 9.01
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
 
(d) Exhibits.

 
Press Release dated December 13, 2021.
     
 
104
Cover page Interactive Date File (embedded within Inline XBRL document).

SIGNATURES
 
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 thereunto duly authorized.
 
Date: December 14, 2021
AMERICAN FINANCIAL GROUP, INC.
   
 
By:
/s/ Mark A. Weiss
 
   

Mark A. Weiss

   
Vice President




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