CNA Financial Corp. Company Profile (NYSE:CNA)

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for CNA Financial Corp. (NYSE:CNA) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 3.00)
Consensus Price Target: $161.00 (402.03% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for CNA Financial Corp. (NYSE:CNA)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
1/22/2016Deutsche Bank AGLower Price TargetBuy$45.00 -> $42.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
10/16/2015Royal Bank Of CanadaLower Price TargetOutperform$280.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/9/2015William BlairReiterated RatingMarket PerformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/14/2015MacquarieUpgradeNeutral -> OutperformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 7/27/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for CNA Financial Corp. (NYSE:CNA)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
8/1/2016Q216$0.78$2.18 billionN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/2/2016Q116$0.63$0.64$1.97 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/8/2016Q415$0.90($0.19)$2.18 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/2/2015Q315$0.73$0.77$2.18 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/3/2015Q215$0.81$0.51$2.06 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/4/2015Q115$0.85$0.83$2.22 billion$1.67 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/9/2015Q414$0.84$0.76$2.29 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/3/2014Q314$0.81$0.80$2.24 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/4/2014Q214$0.82$1.00$2.34 billion$1.65 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/28/2014Q114$0.84$0.70$2.13 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/10/2014Q413$0.88$1.24$2.29 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/28/2013Q313$0.74$1.00$1.53 billion$1.62 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/29/2013Q2 2013$0.70$0.72$2.10 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/29/2013Q1 2013$0.71$0.86$2.28 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/11/2013Q4 2012$0.04($0.09)$2.05 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/29/2012Q312$0.68$0.80ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/30/2012$0.59$0.62ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/30/2012$0.69$0.84ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/6/2012$0.69$0.71ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/31/2011$0.25$0.34ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/1/2011$0.49$0.47ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/2/2011$0.72$0.80ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/7/2011$0.69$1.18ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for CNA Financial Corp. (NYSE:CNA)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20163$0.37$0.79$0.63
Q2 20162$0.72$0.84$0.78
Q3 20162$0.78$0.86$0.82
Q4 20162$0.88$0.96$0.92
Q1 20172$0.67$0.83$0.75
Q2 20172$0.80$0.83$0.82
Q3 20172$0.76$0.89$0.83
Q4 20172$0.87$0.90$0.89
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for CNA Financial Corp. (NYSE:CNA)
Annual Dividend:$1.00
Dividend Yield:3.12%
Payout Ratio:86.96% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
36.63% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
31.25% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Dividend Growth:18.60% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for CNA Financial Corp. (NYSE:CNA)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
5/2/2016quarterly$0.253.07%5/12/20165/16/20166/1/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/8/2016special$2.003.32%2/18/20162/22/20163/9/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/2/2015quarterly$0.252.72%11/12/201511/16/201512/2/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/3/2015quarterly$0.252.56%8/13/20158/17/20159/2/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/5/2015quarterly$0.252.52%5/14/20155/18/20156/3/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/9/2015quarterly$0.252.39%2/19/20152/23/20153/12/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
11/3/2014quarterly$0.252.57%11/13/201411/17/201412/3/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/4/2014quarterly$0.252.69%8/14/20148/18/20149/3/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/29/2014quarterly$0.252.51%5/8/20145/12/20145/28/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/11/2014quarterly$0.252.35%2/20/20142/24/20143/12/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/10/2014special$1.002.37%2/20/20142/24/20143/12/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/29/2013quarterly$0.201.97%11/7/201311/12/201311/26/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/29/2013quarterly$0.202.28%8/8/20138/12/20138/28/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/29/2013quarterly$0.202.37%5/9/20135/13/20135/29/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/11/2013quarterly$0.202.51%2/19/20132/21/20133/7/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for CNA Financial Corp. (NYSE:CNA)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
3/10/2016Corp LoewsMajor ShareholderBuy105,100$30.20$3,174,020.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/29/2016Corp LoewsMajor ShareholderBuy49,900$28.90$1,442,110.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/25/2016Corp LoewsMajor ShareholderBuy111,900$28.55$3,194,745.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/13/2015Jonathan D KantorEVPSell40,276$39.21$1,579,221.96View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/11/2015D Craig MenseCFOSell25,000$42.09$1,052,250.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/7/2014D Craig MenseCFOSell17,855$41.64$743,482.20View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/14/2014D Craig MenseCFOSell32,145$41.95$1,348,482.75View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/25/2013Thomas PontarelliEVPSell3,259$32.01$104,320.59View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for CNA Financial Corp. (NYSE:CNA)
DateHeadline
07/27/16 11:53 AMCna Financial Corp : half-yearly earnings release
07/27/16 07:58 AMCNA Participates In Give Back Day At YOUth CAN Chicago - [at noodls] - CHICAGO, July 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- For many nonprofits, a lack of financial resources and access to qualified contractors hampers their ability to repair or improve their facility. In an effort to ...
07/21/16 08:49 PMCNA : Announces Increased Capacity Limits Up To $50 Million For Umbrella & Excess Liability
07/21/16 08:49 PMCNA raises umbrella and excess liability limits
07/21/16 07:00 AMCNA Announces Increased Capacity Limits Up To $50 Million For Umbrella & Excess Liability - [PR Newswire] - CHICAGO, July 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CNA today announced increased limits - up to $50 million - for Umbrella & Excess accounts. "Building off the successful launch of CNA's new Umbrella & Excess ...
07/20/16 03:00 PMRick Childs Appointed Vice President, Underwriting For Construction - [PR Newswire] - CHICAGO, July 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CNA today announced the appointment of Rick Childs to Vice President, Underwriting for the company's Construction Segment, effective immediately. In this role, he ...
07/18/16 03:30 PMWarren Buffett buys US$1.8 billion ‘gem’ of a medical insurer
07/18/16 03:30 PMWarren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway to Buy Medical Insurer in New York
07/15/16 02:20 PMEmpire State Brokerage Services, LLC Announces New Appointment with CNA Insurance Companies
07/15/16 02:20 PMHeavy 2015 M&A activity drove legal malpractice claims increase
07/15/16 02:20 PMCna Financial : Empire State Brokerage Services, LLC Announces New Appointment with CNA Insurance Companies
07/13/16 07:15 AMCNA Financial Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : CNA-US : July 13, 2016 -
07/12/16 08:43 PMCNA Financial To Report Second Quarter 2016 Results And Host Conference Call On August 1
07/12/16 07:33 AMOppenheimer Holdings Equities Analysts Boost Earnings Estimates for Union Pacific Corp. (UNP)
07/09/16 05:45 AMForex – Top Gaining and Losing Stocks in Financial Sector
06/28/16 03:17 PMRSI Alert: CNA Financial Now Oversold
06/28/16 03:17 PMTool helps health care firms assess merger risks
06/28/16 03:00 PMBarbara Sandelands Appointed Senior Vice President, Commercial Underwriting Services - [PR Newswire] - CHICAGO, June 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CNA announced the appointment of Barbara Sandelands as Senior Vice President, Commercial Underwriting Services, effective June 27, 2016. In this newly created role, ...
06/28/16 08:00 AMCNA Offers New Merger & Acquisition Tool For Healthcare Industry - [PR Newswire] - CHICAGO, June 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CNA today announced that it has launched an industry-leading tool and related consulting services that are designed to help healthcare organizations assess new and potentially unfamiliar exposures resulting from merger and acquisition (M&A) activity. CNA developed this capability in response to the growing M&A trend among healthcare providers such as hospitals, aging services organizations, allied healthcare facilities and large physician practices. "Competitive pressures, healthcare reform and the cost of doing business are a few of the reasons that healthcare organizations decide to either merge with or acquire another organization or practice," said Joyce Benton, Assistant Vice President, Healthcare Risk Control.
06/24/16 07:03 AMMarkets calm as European Union referendum under way in Britain
06/17/16 11:12 AMCCB Financial Leasing Corp. Ltd. ‘A/A-1’ And ‘cnAA+/cnA-1’ Ratings Affirmed; Outlook Stable
06/11/16 11:30 AMCNA Financial Corporation (CNA) is Trading Lower on Unusual Volume for June 09
06/10/16 04:29 PMCNA Supports National Chess Champions With Visit To Washington D.C. - [at noodls] - CHICAGO, June 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Earlier this year, Chicago'sEarle STEM Academy chess team's five-member, all-girls group won the championship in the All-Girls National Chess Tournament. After their ...
06/10/16 03:20 PMInvestor News: CNA Financial Corp (NYSE:CAN) under Investigation over possible Breaches Of Fiduciary Duties
06/10/16 07:12 AMCNA Financial Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CNA-US : June 10, 2016 -
06/07/16 11:00 AMInsurance Solutions Tailored To The Needs Of International Businesses - [PR Newswire] - CHICAGO, June 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- In today's globalized business environment, your success may come in the form of opportunities around the globe. And while domestic insurance policies may not have ...
06/03/16 09:23 PMIronshore charges CNA's intransigence in settlement cost it millions
06/02/16 03:24 PMCNA units must defend 'as seen on TV' policyholder - An appeals court has overturned a lower court ruling and has held that units of CNA Financial Corp. are obligated to defend a marketing firm because an exclusion to its personal and advertising injury coverage does not necessarily apply. Units of Chicago ...
05/30/16 07:32 PMCna Financial : Raiff Partners Inc adds Cna Financial Corp (CNA) to its portfolio - Cna Financial Corp (CNA) : Raiff Partners Inc added new position in Cna Financial Corp during the most recent quarter end. The investment management firm now holds 85,000 shares of Cna Financial Corp which is valued at $2.7 Million, the company said in a ...
05/25/16 11:00 AMEmilee DeMartino Appointed Vice President Of Leadership Development And Change Management - [PR Newswire] - CHICAGO, May 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CNA today announced the recent appointment of Emilee DeMartino to Vice President of Leadership Development and Change Management in the Company's Human Resources department. ...
05/24/16 07:30 AMCNA And NRCA Participate In Rebuilding Together Give Back Day - [PR Newswire] - CHICAGO , May 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- For many nonprofits, repair and improvements to facilities can be constrained by a lack of financial resources, manpower and the ability to secure a qualified contractor. ...
05/19/16 03:52 PMIIAO Recognizes CNA With 2016 Achievement Awards - [at noodls] - CHICAGO, May 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Each year, the Independent Insurance Agents of Oklahoma (IIAO) recognizes insurance professionals and companies for their outstanding contributions to the insurance ...
03/25/16 05:40 PMCNA sells Loop headquarters for $108 million - CNA Financial has sold its red Loop headquarters at 333 S. Wabash Ave. for $108 million in preparation for its move to its new home office nearby. The company, which sells property and casualty insurance to businesses, will move into its new CNA Center at ...
03/07/16 10:51 AMBear of the Day: Time to Sell CNA Financial Corp (CNA) - <p><a rel="nofollow" href="http://investorplace.com">InvestorPlace</a><a rel="nofollow" href="http://investorplace.com">InvestorPlace - Stock Market News, Stock Advice & Trading Tips</a></p> <p>Recent earnings misses and a dour future outlook have taken a toll on CNA Financial, making CNA a stock to sell </p> <p>The post <a rel="nofollow" href="http://investorplace.com/2016/03/bear-day-cna-financial-cna/">Bear of the Day: Time to Sell CNA Financial Corp (CNA)</a> appeared first on <a rel="nofollow" href="http://investorplace.com">InvestorPlace</a>.</p>
02/26/16 12:06 PMCNA Financial Corporation: CNA Appoints Tony Rhodes Baltimore Branch Vice President - The Wall Street Transcript - CNA Financial Corporation: CNA Appoints Tony Rhodes Baltimore Branch Vice PresidentThe Wall Street TranscriptBALTIMORE, Feb. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CNA today announced the appointment of Tony Rhodes to vice president of its Baltimore Branch, effective March 14, 2016. In this role, Tony will be responsible for leading the Baltimore Branch to achieve its ...CNA Appoints Tony Rhodes Baltimore Branch Vice PresidentSYS-CON Media (press release)all 2 news articles »
02/26/16 12:06 PMCNA Financial Corporation (NYSE:CNA): The Buzzing Stock - Stocks Daily - CNA Financial Corporation (NYSE:CNA): The Buzzing StockStocks DailyThe research entity Zacks released its research report on CNA Financial Corporation (NYSE:CNA) as per which its stock can move to hit $40 in the approaching fiscal. Zacks polled 2 several brokerages and thereafter released an estimated price target of ...and more »
02/25/16 03:00 PMCNA Appoints Tony Rhodes Baltimore Branch Vice President - [PR Newswire] - BALTIMORE, Feb. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CNA today announced the appointment of Tony Rhodes to vice president of its Baltimore Branch, effective March 14, 2016. In this role, Tony will be responsible for ...
02/23/16 04:13 PMCNA FINANCIAL CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement -
02/23/16 12:04 PMCNA FINANCIAL CORP Financials -
02/23/16 09:54 AMA.M. Best Affirms Ratings of CNA Financial Corporation and Its Subsidiaries; Assigns Rating to New Senior Notes - [Business Wire] - A.M. Best has affirmed the financial strength rating of A and the issuer credit ratings of “a” of the property/casualty subsidiaries of CNA Financial Corporation , collectively known as CNA Insurance Companies .
02/22/16 02:00 PMCommunity Involvement Award Honors Business/Nonprofit Relationship - [PR Newswire] - CHICAGO, Feb. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CNA and the National Roofing Contractors Association (NRCA) recently announced Straight Line Roofing & Construction as this year's grand prize winner of the CNA/NRCA ...
02/19/16 04:28 PMCNA Financial Prices $400 Million Offering Of Senior Notes - [PR Newswire] - CHICAGO, Feb. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- CNA Financial Corporation (NYSE: CNA) today announced that it has priced $400 million aggregate principal amount of 4.50% senior notes due March 1, 2026 in a public ...
02/17/16 03:30 PMCNA FINANCIAL CORP Files SEC form 10-K, Annual Report -
02/10/16 09:56 AMCNA Financial Corp. Earnings Analysis: 2015 By the Numbers -
02/09/16 04:28 PMCNA FINANCIAL CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers -
02/08/16 10:59 AMEdited Transcript of CNA earnings conference call or presentation 8-Feb-16 3:00pm GMT -
02/08/16 10:29 AMCNA FINANCIAL CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition -
02/08/16 10:14 AMCNA Financial Incurs Loss in Q4, Okays Special Dividend -
02/08/16 09:00 AMCNA Financial Corp Earnings Call scheduled for 10:00 am ET today -
02/08/16 06:51 AMCNA Financial (CNA) Posts Q4 Loss, Ok???s Special Dividend -

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About CNA Financial Corp.

CNA Financial Corp. logoCNA Financial Corporation is an insurance holding company. The Company's segments include Specialty, Commercial, International, Life & Group Non-Core, and Corporate & Other Non-Core. The Specialty segment provides an array of professional, financial, and specialty property and casualty products and services. The Commercial segment includes property and casualty coverages sold to small businesses and middle market entities and organizations primarily through an independent agency distribution system. The International segment provides management and professional liability coverages, as well as a range of other property and casualty insurance products and services. The Life & Group Non-Core segment primarily includes the results of its individual and group long term care businesses. The Corporate & Other Non-Core segment primarily includes certain corporate expenses, including interest on corporate debt, and the results of certain property and casualty business.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Property & Casualty Insurance
  • Sub-Industry: Property & Casualty Insurance
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: CNA
  • CUSIP: 12611710
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $32.07
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $31.34
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $31.60
  • P/E Ratio: 27.80
  • P/E Growth: 2.42
  • Market Cap: $8.65B
  • Beta: 1.3
  • Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.73 EPS
  • Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.2 EPS
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CNA Financial Corp. (NYSE:CNA) Chart for Wednesday, July, 27, 2016