Cna Financial Corp Company Profile (NYSE:CNA)

About Cna Financial Corp (NYSE:CNA)

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. 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: Financials
  • Industry: Property & Casualty Insurance
  • Sub-Industry: Property & Casualty Insurance
  • Symbol: NYSE:CNA
  • CUSIP: 12611710
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $13.45 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 271,006,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $50.50
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $47.18
  • 52 Week Range: $32.50 - $53.67
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 12.08
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 15.46
  • P/E Growth: 2.82
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $9.52 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.41
  • Book Value: $44.39 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.12
  • Annual Dividend: $1.20
  • Dividend Yield: 2.5%
  • EBIDTA: $1.75 billion
  • Net Margins: 11.49%
  • Return on Equity: 9.20%
  • Return on Assets: 1.96%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.21%
  • Current Ratio: 0.24%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.24%
  • Average Volume: 218,691 shs.
  • Beta: 1.24
  • Short Ratio: 6.38

Frequently Asked Questions for Cna Financial Corp (NYSE:CNA)

What is Cna Financial Corp's stock symbol?

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

How often does Cna Financial Corp pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Cna Financial Corp?

Cna Financial Corp announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, July 31st. Investors of record on Monday, August 14th will be paid 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 2.42%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 10th. This is a boost from Cna Financial Corp's previous quarterly dividend of $0.25. View Cna Financial Corp's Dividend History.

How were Cna Financial Corp's earnings last quarter?

Cna Financial Corp (NYSE:CNA) announced its earnings results on Monday, July, 31st. The company reported $0.88 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $0.75 by $0.13. The company earned $2.32 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.35 billion. Cna Financial Corp had a net margin of 11.49% and a return on equity of 9.20%. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business earned $0.77 earnings per share. View Cna Financial Corp's Earnings History.

When will Cna Financial Corp make its next earnings announcement?

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

Where is Cna Financial Corp's stock going? Where will Cna Financial Corp's stock price be in 2017?

3 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for Cna Financial Corp's shares. Their predictions range from $39.00 to $50.00. On average, they expect Cna Financial Corp's share price to reach $45.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Cna Financial Corp.

Who are some of Cna Financial Corp's key competitors?

Who are Cna Financial Corp's key executives?

Cna Financial Corp'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 Corp stock?

Cna Financial Corp's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Loews Corp (89.54%), Donald Smith & CO. Inc. (0.79%), LSV Asset Management (0.53%), Private Management Group Inc. (0.45%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.38%) and Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. (0.26%). Company insiders that own Cna Financial Corp stock include Corp Loews, D Craig Mense, Dino Robusto, Joseph Rosenberg and Thomas Pontarelli. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Cna Financial Corp.

Who sold Cna Financial Corp stock? Who is selling Cna Financial Corp stock?

Cna Financial Corp's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including River Road Asset Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Pacifica Capital Investments LLC, Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings LLC., Private Management Group Inc., Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Denali Advisors LLC and New York State Common Retirement Fund. Company insiders that have sold Cna Financial Corp stock in the last year include D Craig Mense, Joseph Rosenberg and Thomas Pontarelli. View Insider Buying and Selling for Cna Financial Corp.

Who bought Cna Financial Corp stock? Who is buying Cna Financial Corp stock?

Cna Financial Corp's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Harbour Capital Advisors LLC, Koch Industries Inc., Venturi Wealth Management LLC, KAMES CAPITAL plc, LSV Asset Management, Aperio Group LLC and Prudential Financial Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Cna Financial Corp stock in the last two years include Corp Loews and Dino Robusto. View Insider Buying and Selling for Cna Financial Corp.

How do I buy Cna Financial Corp stock?

Shares of Cna Financial Corp 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 Corp's stock price today?

One share of Cna Financial Corp stock can currently be purchased for approximately $49.62.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Cna Financial Corp (NYSE CNA)
Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  106 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  107 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  213
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Cna Financial Corp 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 Corp (NYSE:CNA) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $45.00 (9.31% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Cna Financial Corp (NYSE:CNA)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/3/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingHold$50.00LowView Rating Details
5/2/2017Deutsche Bank AGDowngradeBuy -> Hold$45.00 -> $46.00HighView Rating Details
12/2/2016MacquarieDowngradeOutperform -> Neutral$39.00N/AView Rating Details
10/16/2015Royal Bank Of CanadaLower Price TargetOutperform$280.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/21/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Cna Financial Corp (NYSE:CNA)
Earnings by Quarter for Cna Financial Corp (NYSE:CNA)
Earnings History by Quarter for Cna Financial Corp (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 Corp (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 Corp (NYSE:CNA)
Most Recent Dividend:8/30/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.20
Dividend Yield:2.42%
Dividend Growth:7.70% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:29.20% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
35.40% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
37.38% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Cna Financial Corp (NYSE:CNA)

Dividend History by Quarter for Cna Financial Corp (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 Corp (NYSE:CNA)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.53%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 99.56%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Cna Financial Corp (NYSE:CNA)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Cna Financial Corp (NYSE:CNA)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Cna Financial Corp (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 Corp (NYSE:CNA)
Latest Headlines for Cna Financial Corp (NYSE:CNA)
DateHeadline logoFederated National Holding (FNHC) and CNA Financial Corporation (CNA) Head-To-Head Analysis - September 19 at 10:28 PM logoCNA Financial Corp. : CNA-US: Dividend Analysis : August 14th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : September 13, 2017 - September 13 at 6:34 PM logoStocks To Watch: CNA Financial Sees Relative Strength Rating Jump To 82 - September 11 at 5:58 PM logoCNA Financial Corporation (CNA) vs. The Competition Head-To-Head Analysis - September 11 at 8:44 AM logoCNA'S Catastrophe Operations Center Ready To Assist Customers With Claims Related To Hurricane Irma - September 6 at 5:22 PM logoRelative Strength Alert For CNA Financial - September 5 at 11:55 PM logoLoews (L) Gears Up for Growth: Apt to Hold the Stock Now? - September 4 at 5:17 PM logoCNA Financial Corporation (CNA) Lifted to Strong-Buy at ValuEngine - September 3 at 5:52 PM logoCNA Financial Corporation (CNA) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts - September 1 at 10:34 PM logoDino E. Robusto - September 1 at 5:35 PM logoCNA Financial Corp. – Value Analysis (NYSE:CNA) : September 1, 2017 - September 1 at 3:18 AM logo CNA Financial Corporation (CNA) Given Average Rating of "" by Analysts - August 31 at 8:32 PM logoWhy Is CNA Financial (CNA) Down 5.4% Since the Last Earnings Report? - August 31 at 5:14 PM logoZacks: CNA Financial Corporation (CNA) Given $48.33 Consensus Target Price by Analysts - August 28 at 2:36 AM logoCNA Financial Corporation (CNA) Downgraded by BidaskClub to "Hold" - August 25 at 11:02 PM logoCNA Financial Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CNA-US : August 25, 2017 - August 25 at 7:09 PM logoCNA'S Catastrophe Operations Center Ready To Assist Customers With Claims Related To Hurricane Harvey - August 25 at 7:09 PM logoCNA Announces Justin Lash As Vice President, Nashville and New Orleans Branches - August 24 at 5:30 PM logoInsider Selling: CNA Financial Corporation (CNA) CFO Sells 23,450 Shares of Stock - August 15 at 4:34 PM logoZacks: CNA Financial Corporation (CNA) Given $48.33 Consensus Price Target by Analysts - August 13 at 4:38 AM logoHead-To-Head Comparison: James River Group Holdings (JRVR) versus CNA Financial Corporation (NYSE:CNA) - August 11 at 6:40 PM logoIHS Markit Score Update: Drop in demand for ETFs holding Cna Financial Corp is a negative sign for its shares - August 11 at 5:44 PM logoSee what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Cna Financial Corp. - August 10 at 6:34 PM logoLoews Corporation - Undervalued Growing Holding Company - August 9 at 5:31 PM logoA.M. Best Assigns Issue Credit Rating to CNA Financial Corporation’s Senior Unsecured Notes - August 9 at 5:31 PM logoCNA Financial Corporation -- Moody's rates CNA Financial's senior notes Baa2; outlook stable - August 8 at 5:03 PM logoCNA Financial (CNA) Announces Pricing of $500M Senior Notes - August 8 at 5:03 PM logoHead to Head Review: CNA Financial Corporation (NYSE:CNA) and White Mountains Insurance Group (WTM) - August 8 at 8:30 AM logoCNA Financial Prices $500 Million Offering Of Senior Notes - August 7 at 10:47 PM logo$2.37 Billion in Sales Expected for CNA Financial Corporation (CNA) This Quarter - August 6 at 7:13 AM logo Brokerages Expect CNA Financial Corporation (NYSE:CNA) to Announce $0.87 Earnings Per Share - August 4 at 4:39 PM logoQ3 2018 EPS Estimates for CNA Financial Corporation Boosted by Analyst (NYSE:CNA) - August 3 at 3:10 PM logoAnalysts Offer Predictions for CNA Financial Corporation's FY2017 Earnings (CNA) - August 2 at 10:38 AM logoCNA Financial Corporation to Post Q2 2017 Earnings of $0.88 Per Share, Langen Mcalenn Forecasts (CNA) - August 2 at 7:32 AM logoCNA Financial (CNA) in Focus: Stock Moves 5.3% Higher - August 1 at 5:59 PM logoCNA Financial Corp. :CNA-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 1, 2017 - August 1 at 5:59 PM logoCNA Canada Launches New Website - August 1 at 5:59 PM logoQ3 2017 EPS Estimates for CNA Financial Corporation (NYSE:CNA) Raised by Analyst - August 1 at 8:02 AM logoInvestor Network: CNA Financial Corporation to Host Earnings Call - July 31 at 10:16 PM logoCNA Financial (CNA) Q2 Earnings Beat Estimates, Grow Y/Y - July 31 at 10:16 PM logoEdited Transcript of CNA earnings conference call or presentation 31-Jul-17 2:00pm GMT - July 31 at 10:16 PM logoCNA Financial Announces Second Quarter 2017 Results - July 31 at 5:16 PM logoLoews Turns To Profit In Q2; Revenues Rise - July 31 at 5:16 PM logoCNA Financial (CNA) Q2 Earnings Beats Estimates, Up Y/Y - July 31 at 5:16 PM logoBRIEF-CNA Financial rports Q2 earnings per share $1.00 - July 31 at 5:16 PM logoCNA Financial Corporation 2017 Q2 - Results - Earnings Call Slides - July 31 at 5:16 PM logoCNA Financial beats 2Q profit forecasts - July 31 at 5:16 PM logoCNA Financial Corporation (NYSE:CNA) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results - July 31 at 2:26 PM logoCNA Financial Corporation (NYSE:CNA) to Issue Dividend Increase - $0.30 Per Share - July 31 at 8:04 AM logoZacks: CNA Financial Corporation (NYSE:CNA) Given $45.00 Consensus Price Target by Brokerages - July 29 at 8:26 AM



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