CNA Financial Corporation Company Profile (NYSE:CNA)

About CNA Financial Corporation (NYSE:CNA)

CNA Financial Corporation 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. Its Specialty segment provides a range of professional, financial, and specialty property, and casualty products and services. The Commercial segment includes property and casualty insurance products and services to small, middle-market and large businesses. Its 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 that are in run-off. Its Corporate & Other Non-Core segment primarily includes certain corporate expenses, including interest on corporate debt, and the results of certain property and casualty business in run-off.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Property & Casualty Insurance
  • Sub-Industry: Property & Casualty Insurance
  • Symbol: NYSE:CNA
  • CUSIP: 12611710
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $13.68 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 271,006,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $49.52
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $48.18
  • 52 Week Range: $34.51 - $53.67
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 12.29
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 15.73
  • P/E Growth: 4.27
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $9.52 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.44
  • Book Value: $44.39 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.14
  • Annual Dividend: $1.20
  • Dividend Yield: 2.4%
  • EBITDA: $1.75 billion
  • Net Margins: 11.72%
  • Return on Equity: 8.40%
  • Return on Assets: 1.80%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.21%
  • Current Ratio: 0.24%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.24%
  • Average Volume: 214,460 shs.
  • Beta: 1.25
  • Short Ratio: 6.38

Frequently Asked Questions for CNA Financial Corporation (NYSE:CNA)

What is CNA Financial Corporation's stock symbol?

CNA Financial Corporation trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "CNA."

How often does CNA Financial Corporation pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for CNA Financial Corporation?

CNA Financial Corporation declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, July 31st. Shareholders of record on Monday, August 14th will be given a dividend of $0.30 per share on Wednesday, August 30th. This represents a $1.20 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.38%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 10th. This is a boost from CNA Financial Corporation's previous quarterly dividend of $0.25. View CNA Financial Corporation's Dividend History.

How were CNA Financial Corporation's earnings last quarter?

CNA Financial Corporation (NYSE:CNA) released its quarterly earnings data on Monday, July, 31st. The company reported $0.88 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.75 by $0.13. The firm had revenue of $2.32 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.35 billion. CNA Financial Corporation had a return on equity of 8.40% and a net margin of 11.72%. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.77 EPS. View CNA Financial Corporation's Earnings History.

When will CNA Financial Corporation make its next earnings announcement?

CNA Financial Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, October, 30th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for CNA Financial Corporation.

Where is CNA Financial Corporation's stock going? Where will CNA Financial Corporation's stock price be in 2017?

3 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for CNA Financial Corporation's shares. Their forecasts range from $39.00 to $50.00. On average, they expect CNA Financial Corporation's share price to reach $45.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for CNA Financial Corporation.

Who are some of CNA Financial Corporation's key competitors?

Who are CNA Financial Corporation's key executives?

CNA Financial Corporation's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Dino E. Robusto, Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer
  • D. Craig Mense, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
  • David John Brosnan, Chief Executive, CNA Europe and Hardy
  • Mark I. Herman, President and Chief Operating Officer - Specialty of the CNA insurance companies
  • Kevin James Leidwinger, President, Chief Operating Officer - CNA Commercial
  • Scott Weber, Executive Vice President, General Counsel
  • Joseph Merten, Executive Vice President, Technology and Operations
  • Douglas M. Worman, Executive Vice President and Chief Underwriting Officer
  • Robert Thomas, Senior Vice President - Claim Analytics, Finance and Operations
  • Joyce Trimuel, Senior Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer

Who owns CNA Financial Corporation stock?

CNA Financial Corporation's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (0.42%), Denali Advisors LLC (0.07%), Meeder Asset Management Inc. (0.01%) and Wealth Enhancement Advisory Services LLC (0.01%). Company insiders that own CNA Financial Corporation stock include Corp Loews, D Craig Mense, Dino Robusto, Joseph Rosenberg and Thomas Pontarelli. View Institutional Ownership Trends for CNA Financial Corporation.

Who bought CNA Financial Corporation stock? Who is buying CNA Financial Corporation stock?

CNA Financial Corporation's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Denali Advisors LLC, Wealth Enhancement Advisory Services LLC and Meeder Asset Management Inc.. Company insiders that have bought CNA Financial Corporation stock in the last two years include Corp Loews and Dino Robusto. View Insider Buying and Selling for CNA Financial Corporation.

How do I buy CNA Financial Corporation stock?

Shares of CNA Financial Corporation can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is CNA Financial Corporation's stock price today?

One share of CNA Financial Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $50.49.

MarketBeat Community Rating for CNA Financial Corporation (NYSE CNA)
Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  113 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  117 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  230
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about CNA Financial Corporation and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for CNA Financial Corporation (NYSE:CNA) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $45.00 (10.87% downside)
Consensus Price Target History for CNA Financial Corporation (NYSE:CNA)
Price Target History for CNA Financial Corporation (NYSE:CNA)
Analysts' Ratings History for CNA Financial Corporation (NYSE:CNA)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
9/21/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingHold$50.00MediumView Rating Details
5/2/2017Deutsche Bank AGDowngradeBuy -> Hold$45.00 -> $46.00HighView Rating Details
12/2/2016MacquarieDowngradeOutperform -> Neutral$39.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/22/2015 forward)


Earnings History for CNA Financial Corporation (NYSE:CNA)
Earnings by Quarter for CNA Financial Corporation (NYSE:CNA)
Earnings History by Quarter for CNA Financial Corporation (NYSE CNA)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/30/2017$0.85N/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2017Q2 2017$0.75$0.88$2.35 billion$2.32 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2017Q1 2017$0.79$0.87$2.02 billion$1.63 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/6/2017Q416$0.78$0.82$2.34 billion$1.53 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/31/2016Q316$0.82$1.15$2.27 billion$2.39 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/1/2016Q216$0.71$0.74$2.28 billion$2.35 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/2/2016Q116$0.63$0.64$2.23 billion$2.23 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/8/2016Q415$0.90($0.19)$2.36 billion$2.30 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/2/2015Q315$0.73$0.77$2.33 billion$2.15 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/3/2015Q215$0.81$0.49$2.42 billion$2.33 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/4/2015Q115$0.81$0.83$2.22 billion$1.67 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/9/2015Q414$0.78$0.76$2.32 billion$2.39 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/3/2014Q314$0.82$0.80$2.24 billion$2.37 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/4/2014Q214$0.82$1.00$2.34 billion$1.65 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2014Q114$0.83$0.70$2.13 billion$2.46 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/10/2014Q413$0.88$1.24$2.29 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/28/2013Q313$0.74$1.00$1.53 billion$1.62 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2013Q2 2013$0.70$0.72$2.10 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2013Q1 2013$0.71$0.86$2.28 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/11/2013Q4 2012$0.04($0.09)$2.05 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2012Q312$0.68$0.80ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/30/2012$0.59$0.62ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/30/2012$0.69$0.84ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/6/2012$0.69$0.71ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/31/2011$0.25$0.34ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2011$0.49$0.47ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2011$0.72$0.80ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/7/2011$0.69$1.18ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for CNA Financial Corporation (NYSE:CNA)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.14
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.92
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$0.71$0.78$0.75
Q2 20172$0.65$0.88$0.77
Q3 20172$0.75$1.05$0.90
Q4 20172$0.69$0.76$0.73
Q1 20182$0.65$0.78$0.72
Q2 20182$0.57$0.83$0.70
Q3 20182$0.60$1.06$0.83
Q4 20182$0.56$0.78$0.67
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for CNA Financial Corporation (NYSE:CNA)
Most Recent Dividend:8/30/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.20
Dividend Yield:2.38%
Dividend Growth:7.70% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:29.20% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
45.98% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
37.38% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for CNA Financial Corporation (NYSE:CNA)

Dividend History by Quarter for CNA Financial Corporation (NYSE CNA)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for CNA Financial Corporation (NYSE:CNA)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.53%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 99.56%
Insider Trades by Quarter for CNA Financial Corporation (NYSE:CNA)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for CNA Financial Corporation (NYSE:CNA)
Insider Trades by Quarter for CNA Financial Corporation (NYSE:CNA)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/14/2017D Craig MenseCFOSell23,450$52.66$1,234,877.00View SEC Filing  
5/3/2017Joseph RosenbergDirectorSell15,000$45.02$675,300.00View SEC Filing  
2/21/2017Dino RobustoCEOBuy12,000$41.84$502,080.00View SEC Filing  
2/7/2017D Craig MenseCFOSell318$42.42$13,489.56View SEC Filing  
2/7/2017Thomas PontarelliEVPSell236$42.58$10,048.88View SEC Filing  
3/10/2016Corp LoewsMajor ShareholderBuy105,100$30.20$3,174,020.00View SEC Filing  
2/29/2016Corp LoewsMajor ShareholderBuy49,900$28.90$1,442,110.00View SEC Filing  
2/25/2016Corp LoewsMajor ShareholderBuy111,900$28.55$3,194,745.00View SEC Filing  
5/13/2015Jonathan D KantorEVPSell40,276$39.21$1,579,221.96View SEC Filing  
2/11/2015D Craig MenseCFOSell25,000$42.09$1,052,250.00View SEC Filing  
5/7/2014D Craig MenseCFOSell17,855$41.64$743,482.20View SEC Filing  
2/14/2014D Craig MenseCFOSell32,145$41.95$1,348,482.75View SEC Filing  
2/25/2013Thomas PontarelliEVPSell3,259$32.01$104,320.59View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for CNA Financial Corporation (NYSE:CNA)
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CNA Financial Corporation (CNA) Chart for Sunday, October, 22, 2017

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