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DOW   39,069.11
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Rivian shares gets discounted; shares can move lower 
Laser breakthrough could send stock soaring 2,467% (Ad)
The Trade Desk: 3 reasons to buy before a new all-time high
Wall Street sees a solid year ahead for homebuilders, though mortgage rates remain a wildcard
S&P 500   5,087.03
DOW   39,069.11
QQQ   438.07
Top-Rated AMD nears major breakout level
Laser breakthrough could send stock soaring 2,467% (Ad)
Roku stock and the mother of all entry opportunities
AI powerhouse NVIDIA will hit $1000 soon
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Nvidia, Royal Caribbean rise; Rivian, Etsy fall, Thursday, 2/22/2024
Rivian shares gets discounted; shares can move lower 
Laser breakthrough could send stock soaring 2,467% (Ad)
The Trade Desk: 3 reasons to buy before a new all-time high
Wall Street sees a solid year ahead for homebuilders, though mortgage rates remain a wildcard
S&P 500   5,087.03
DOW   39,069.11
QQQ   438.07
Top-Rated AMD nears major breakout level
Laser breakthrough could send stock soaring 2,467% (Ad)
Roku stock and the mother of all entry opportunities
AI powerhouse NVIDIA will hit $1000 soon
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record (Ad)
Nvidia, Royal Caribbean rise; Rivian, Etsy fall, Thursday, 2/22/2024
Rivian shares gets discounted; shares can move lower 
Laser breakthrough could send stock soaring 2,467% (Ad)
The Trade Desk: 3 reasons to buy before a new all-time high
Wall Street sees a solid year ahead for homebuilders, though mortgage rates remain a wildcard

Cincinnati Financial (CINF) Competitors

$112.11
+0.86 (+0.77%)
(As of 02/22/2024 ET)

CINF vs. MKL, WRB, CNA, RLI, SIGI, AXS, THG, WTM, ACGL, and ALL

Should you be buying Cincinnati Financial stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Cincinnati Financial include Markel Group (MKL), W. R. Berkley (WRB), CNA Financial (CNA), RLI (RLI), Selective Insurance Group (SIGI), AXIS Capital (AXS), The Hanover Insurance Group (THG), White Mountains Insurance Group (WTM), Arch Capital Group (ACGL), and Allstate (ALL). These companies are all part of the "property & casualty insurance" industry.

Cincinnati Financial vs.

Markel Group (NYSE:MKL) and Cincinnati Financial (NASDAQ:CINF) are both large-cap multi-sector conglomerates companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, valuation, media sentiment, analyst recommendations, profitability, risk, community ranking, dividends and earnings.

77.0% of Markel Group shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 64.8% of Cincinnati Financial shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.8% of Markel Group shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 3.0% of Cincinnati Financial shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Markel Group has higher revenue and earnings than Cincinnati Financial. Cincinnati Financial is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Markel Group, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Markel Group$15.80B1.23$2.00B$146.9710.03
Cincinnati Financial$10.01B1.76$1.84B$11.679.61

Markel Group received 40 more outperform votes than Cincinnati Financial when rated by MarketBeat users. Likewise, 60.41% of users gave Markel Group an outperform vote while only 50.60% of users gave Cincinnati Financial an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Markel GroupOutperform Votes
293
60.41%
Underperform Votes
192
39.59%
Cincinnati FinancialOutperform Votes
253
50.60%
Underperform Votes
247
49.40%

Markel Group currently has a consensus price target of $1,412.50, suggesting a potential downside of 4.19%. Cincinnati Financial has a consensus price target of $113.67, suggesting a potential upside of 1.39%. Given Markel Group's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Cincinnati Financial is more favorable than Markel Group.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Markel Group
1 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
1.75
Cincinnati Financial
0 Sell rating(s)
4 Hold rating(s)
2 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.33

Cincinnati Financial has a net margin of 18.41% compared to Cincinnati Financial's net margin of 12.63%. Cincinnati Financial's return on equity of 11.43% beat Markel Group's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Markel Group12.63% 11.43% 2.96%
Cincinnati Financial 18.41%8.56%3.03%

Markel Group has a beta of 0.7, meaning that its stock price is 30% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Cincinnati Financial has a beta of 0.63, meaning that its stock price is 37% less volatile than the S&P 500.

In the previous week, Markel Group had 4 more articles in the media than Cincinnati Financial. MarketBeat recorded 11 mentions for Markel Group and 7 mentions for Cincinnati Financial. Markel Group's average media sentiment score of 1.23 beat Cincinnati Financial's score of 0.86 indicating that Cincinnati Financial is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Markel Group
8 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
1 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
Cincinnati Financial
5 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
1 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive

Summary

Markel Group beats Cincinnati Financial on 10 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.


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Media Sentiment Over Time

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CINF vs. The Competition

MetricCincinnati FinancialFire, marine, & casualty insurance IndustryFinance SectorNASDAQ Exchange
Market Cap$17.59B$40.39B$8.15B$7.53B
Dividend Yield2.70%2.78%10.34%3.86%
P/E Ratio9.6119.2960.8917.52
Price / Sales1.761.46429.9880.79
Price / Cash21.8042.7429.5453.30
Price / Book1.452.022.164.60
Net Income$1.84B$37.86M$801.76M$207.29M
7 Day Performance-0.27%0.09%-0.67%-0.74%
1 Month Performance0.14%8.21%-0.47%3.43%
1 Year Performance-10.10%19.98%3.93%4.05%

Cincinnati Financial Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
MKL
Markel Group
3.8902 of 5 stars
$1,440.96
-0.2%
$1,412.50
-2.0%
+10.4%$19.05B$15.80B9.8020,900Analyst Revision
Positive News
WRB
W. R. Berkley
4.6998 of 5 stars
$80.94
+0.3%
$83.56
+3.2%
+28.7%$20.87B$12.14B16.008,186
CNA
CNA Financial
2.933 of 5 stars
$46.01
-0.7%
$45.50
-1.1%
+2.1%$12.46B$13.30B10.396,300Analyst Revision
RLI
RLI
4.0136 of 5 stars
$139.90
-1.1%
$157.67
+12.7%
+10.5%$6.38B$1.51B21.131,001
SIGI
Selective Insurance Group
4.4955 of 5 stars
$101.65
-1.3%
$105.50
+3.8%
+1.3%$6.16B$4.23B17.442,520Analyst Revision
Positive News
AXS
AXIS Capital
4.2061 of 5 stars
$59.92
-0.7%
$66.00
+10.1%
+1.4%$5.11B$5.64B14.912,064
THG
The Hanover Insurance Group
3.2811 of 5 stars
$133.35
-0.6%
$140.00
+5.0%
-4.5%$4.77B$5.99B141.864,600Positive News
WTM
White Mountains Insurance Group
2.7194 of 5 stars
$1,699.07
+1.6%
N/A+20.2%$4.35B$2.17B8.56803Positive News
ACGL
Arch Capital Group
4.7077 of 5 stars
$84.06
+1.2%
$91.43
+8.8%
+26.3%$31.37B$9.61B10.835,800Analyst Upgrade
Positive News
ALL
Allstate
4.863 of 5 stars
$158.58
-0.5%
$157.75
-0.5%
+20.1%$41.50B$57.09B-127.8954,500

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This page (NASDAQ:CINF) was last updated on 2/23/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff