State Auto Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:STFC) today announced that it has rescheduled the release date for its third quarter 2011 results to Monday, Nov. 7, 2011, after the close of regular trading on the NASDAQ Stock Market. STFC will discuss its third quarter results in a conference call on Tuesday, Nov. 8, 2011, at 10 a.m. ET. The call is being webcast by Thomson Reuters and can be accessed via the Investors tab of http://www.StateAuto.com/. The webcast is also being distributed through the Thomson Reuters StreetEvents Network. Individual investors can listen to the call at http://www.earnings.com/. “To provide more complete and timely information to our investors and analysts we have decided to reschedule our third quarter earnings release until after the November STFC Board of Directors meeting,” said STFC President, Chairman and CEO Bob Restrepo. “We will be discussing with our Board a number of important capital measures, including reinsurance solutions, and postponing the earnings release and corresponding analyst call until after the Board meeting allows us to communicate any action taken by our Board, pending any necessary regulatory approvals.” State Auto Financial Corporation, headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, is a super regional property and casualty insurance holding company and is proud to be a Trusted Choice® company partner. STFC stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market, which represents the top third of all NASDAQ listed companies. The insurance subsidiaries of State Auto Financial Corporation are part of the State Auto Group. The State Auto Group markets its insurance products in all 50 states and the District of Columbia through independent insurance agencies and brokers. The State Auto Group is rated A (Excellent) by the A.M. Best Company and includes State Automobile Mutual, State Auto Property & Casualty, State Auto Ohio, State Auto Wisconsin, State Auto Florida, Milbank, Farmers Casualty, Meridian Security, Meridian Citizens Mutual, Beacon National, Beacon Lloyds, Patrons Mutual, Litchfield Mutual Fire, Rockhill Insurance, Plaza Insurance, American Compensation and Bloomington Compensation. Additional information on State Auto Financial Corporation and the State Auto Insurance Companies can be found online at http://www.StateAuto.com/ .