CNA Financial Corp. Company Profile (NYSE:CNA)

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: $35.35
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $34.16
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $32.51
  • 52-Week Range: $270,483,000.00 - $27.99
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 24.95
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 10.78
  • P/E Growth: 2.53
  • Market Cap: $9.56B
  • Outstanding Shares: 270,483,000
  • Beta: 1.25
  • Net Margins: 4.27%
  • Return on Equity: 4.28%
  • Return on Assets: 0.91%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.23%
  • Current Ratio: 0.24%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.24%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for CNA Financial Corp. (NYSE:CNA) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.50)
Consensus Price Target: $40.50 (14.57% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for CNA Financial Corp. (NYSE:CNA)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/7/2016Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsInitiated CoverageMarket Perform$39.00View Rating Details
1/22/2016Deutsche Bank AGLower Price TargetBuy$45.00 -> $42.00View Rating Details
10/16/2015Royal Bank Of CanadaLower Price TargetOutperform$280.00View Rating Details
2/9/2015William BlairReiterated RatingMarket PerformView Rating Details
1/14/2015MacquarieUpgradeNeutral -> OutperformView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/24/2014 forward)


Earnings History for CNA Financial Corp. (NYSE:CNA)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/1/2016Q216$0.71$0.74$2.17 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/2/2016Q116$0.63$0.64$1.97 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/8/2016Q415$0.90($0.19)$2.18 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/2/2015Q315$0.73$0.77$2.18 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/3/2015Q215$0.81$0.51$2.06 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/4/2015Q115$0.85$0.83$2.22 billion$1.67 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/9/2015Q414$0.84$0.76$2.29 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/3/2014Q314$0.81$0.80$2.24 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/4/2014Q214$0.82$1.00$2.34 billion$1.65 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2014Q114$0.84$0.70$2.13 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 Corp. (NYSE:CNA)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.79 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.28 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20163$0.37$0.79$0.63
Q2 20162$0.72$0.74$0.73
Q3 20162$0.79$0.86$0.83
Q4 20162$0.86$0.88$0.87
Q1 20172$0.66$0.83$0.75
Q2 20172$0.79$0.83$0.81
Q3 20172$0.78$0.88$0.83
Q4 20172$0.86$0.90$0.88
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for CNA Financial Corp. (NYSE:CNA)
Annual Dividend:$1.00
Dividend Yield:2.83%
Dividend Growth:18.60% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:70.92% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
35.84% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
30.49% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for CNA Financial Corp. (NYSE:CNA)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for CNA Financial Corp. (NYSE:CNA)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.52%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 99.12%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
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)


Latest Headlines for CNA Financial Corp. (NYSE:CNA)
DateHeadline logoCNA Financial Stock: 3 Reasons Why CNA Is a Top Choice for Value Investors (NYSE:CNA) - October 20 at 3:48 PM logoStrategic Promotions Strengthen CNA's Underwriting Services Organization (NYSE:CNA) - October 20 at 9:09 AM logoLaurie Munson Appointed Vice President, Global Services (NYSE:CNA) - October 19 at 9:15 AM logoCNA Financial Corp. : CNA-US: Dividend Analysis : August 15th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : October 18, 2016 (NYSE:CNA) - October 18 at 4:14 PM
News IconUpdate on CNA Financial Corporation (NYSE:CNA) for the day (NYSE:CNA) - October 15 at 4:11 PM logoCna Financial : Make Every Day a Reading and Writing Day (NYSE:CNA) - October 14 at 4:10 PM logoETF’s with exposure to CNA Financial Corp. : October 14, 2016 (NYSE:CNA) - October 14 at 4:10 PM logoMake Every Day a Reading and Writing Day (NYSE:CNA) - October 14 at 10:13 AM logoCna Financial : John Kaas Appointed Senior Vice President, Mid-Atlantic Zone Officer (NYSE:CNA) - October 13 at 4:14 PM logoCna Financial : John Kaas Appointed Senior Vice President, Mid-Atlantic Zone Officer (NYSE:CNA) - October 13 at 4:14 PM logoJohn Kaas Appointed Senior Vice President, Mid-Atlantic Zone Officer (NYSE:CNA) - October 13 at 4:13 PM logoBRIEF-Howard Hughes Corp names David O'Reilly CFO (NYSE:CNA) - October 11 at 4:24 PM logoFitch Affirms CNA's Ratings; Outlook Stable (NYSE:CNA) - October 11 at 4:24 PM logoLoews Corporation to Release Third Quarter 2016 Results on October 31 (NYSE:CNA) - October 11 at 4:24 PM logoCNA Financial To Report Third Quarter 2016 Results And Host Conference Call On October 31 (NYSE:CNA) - October 11 at 4:24 PM
News IconBroker Roundup For Valley Financial Corporation (VYFC) (NYSE:CNA) - October 10 at 9:01 AM
News IconStock Rating: Market Perform Rating Was Given to CNA Financial (NYSE:CNA) By a Brokerage Firm (NYSE:CNA) - October 10 at 9:01 AM
News IconRating Change: CNA Financial (NYSE:CNA) Is Reaching An Inflection Point; Keefe Bruyette Starts At “Mkt Perform” (NYSE:CNA) - October 8 at 4:11 PM logoCoverage initiated on CNA Financial by Keefe Bruyette (NYSE:CNA) - October 7 at 4:14 PM logoCNA Catastrophe Operations Center Ready To Process Claims Related To Hurricane Matthew (NYSE:CNA) - October 6 at 9:52 AM logoDieter Korte Appointed Senior Vice President, Customer Segments (NYSE:CNA) - October 3 at 4:09 PM logoCNA Financial Corporation (CNA) Jumps: Stock Rises 5.4% (NYSE:CNA) - September 29 at 9:15 AM logoMaria Cole Appointed St. Louis Branch Production Leader (NYSE:CNA) - September 26 at 9:02 AM logoSteve Hernandez Appointed Senior Vice President, Commercial Risk Control (NYSE:CNA) - September 20 at 10:06 AM logoCna Financial : Fresenius Medical Care North America Receives Safety In Excellence Award From CNA For 17th Year (NYSE:CNA) - September 19 at 5:04 PM logoCNA Financial Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CNA-US : September 19, 2016 (NYSE:CNA) - September 19 at 9:00 AM
News IconCNA Appoints Paul Larson Senior Vice President of Financial Institutions and Management Liability (NYSE:CNA) - September 17 at 9:00 AM logoCNA FINANCIAL : TechAssure Names CNA Key Sponsor For Member Agencies That Specialize In Technology, Life Sciences, Venture Capital And Cyber Liability (NYSE:CNA) - September 17 at 9:00 AM logoTisch Says Fed Stuck in a Hole Causing ‘All Manner of Problems’ (NYSE:CNA) - September 14 at 4:22 PM logoTisch: Fed stuck in a hole (NYSE:CNA) - September 14 at 4:22 PM
News IconInsurance fight prolongs Hartford City junk yard's pollution (NYSE:CNA) - September 13 at 9:06 AM logoCNA Relocates Its New Jersey Branch (NYSE:CNA) - September 12 at 9:06 AM logoTechAssure Names CNA Key Sponsor For Member Agencies That Specialize In Technology, Life Sciences, Venture Capital And Cyber Liability (NYSE:CNA) - September 8 at 4:10 PM
News IconInvestors Catching Stocks: Capital One Financial Corporation (NYSE:COF) (NYSE:CNA) - September 4 at 4:00 PM logoCNA Activates Catastrophe Operations Center To Process Claims Related To Hurricane Events (NYSE:CNA) - September 2 at 9:06 AM logo5:21 pm CNA Financial announced its Catastrophe Operations Center in Colorado is fully operational and ready to manage claims related to Hurricane Hermine, which is expected to make landfall in the next 24-48 hours (NYSE:CNA) - September 2 at 9:06 AM logoCNA Financial (CNA) Shares Cross Above 200 DMA (NYSE:CNA) - August 25 at 4:21 PM logoCNA Announces New D&O Liability Side A-DIC Insurance Policy (NYSE:CNA) - August 25 at 9:16 AM logoCna Financial : Shay Conyers Appointed Assistant Vice President Of Distribution (NYSE:CNA) - August 23 at 8:29 AM logoShay Conyers Appointed Assistant Vice President Of Distribution (NYSE:CNA) - August 23 at 8:29 AM logoForm 13F-HR CNA FINANCIAL CORP For: Jun 30 (NYSE:CNA) - August 10 at 4:23 PM
News IconLong-term care insurance rates soaring (NYSE:CNA) - August 8 at 4:22 PM
News IconLong-term health care rates soar (NYSE:CNA) - August 8 at 9:07 AM logoCNA FINANCIAL CORP Financials (NYSE:CNA) - August 6 at 4:43 PM logoETF’s with exposure to CNA Financial Corp. : August 4, 2016 (NYSE:CNA) - August 4 at 4:29 PM logoCentrica Plc :CNA-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended June 30, 2016 : August 3, 2016 (NYSE:CNA) - August 3 at 10:59 AM
News IconP&C combined ratio improves one point to 97.4% for CNA Financial, net income at US$209 million for Q2 2016 (NYSE:CNA) - August 2 at 9:54 PM logoDavid Price Appointed Chief Underwriting Officer For CNA Canada (NYSE:CNA) - August 2 at 4:26 PM logoCNA Financial Corp Earnings Call (Q2 2016) (NYSE:CNA) - August 2 at 9:05 AM logoCNA Financial Corp Bottom Line Advances 52% In Q2 (NYSE:CNA) - August 2 at 9:05 AM


CNA Financial Corp. (NYSE:CNA) Chart for Monday, October, 24, 2016

Last Updated on 10/24/2016 by Staff