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CNA Financial (CNA) Competitors

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(As of 07/19/2024 ET)


Should you be buying CNA Financial stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of CNA Financial include Travelers Companies (TRV), Allstate (ALL), Arch Capital Group (ACGL), W. R. Berkley (WRB), Markel Group (MKL), Erie Indemnity (ERIE), Cincinnati Financial (CINF), Fidelity National Financial (FNF), Old Republic International (ORI), and RLI (RLI). These companies are all part of the "property & casualty insurance" industry.

CNA Financial vs.

CNA Financial (NYSE:CNA) and Travelers Companies (NYSE:TRV) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, community ranking, profitability, valuation, risk, earnings, media sentiment and dividends.

98.5% of CNA Financial shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 82.4% of Travelers Companies shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.3% of CNA Financial shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 1.3% of Travelers Companies shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

CNA Financial has a beta of 0.64, indicating that its share price is 36% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Travelers Companies has a beta of 0.61, indicating that its share price is 39% less volatile than the S&P 500.

CNA Financial currently has a consensus price target of $46.50, indicating a potential downside of 1.71%. Travelers Companies has a consensus price target of $220.11, indicating a potential upside of 8.17%. Given Travelers Companies' stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Travelers Companies is more favorable than CNA Financial.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
CNA Financial
1 Sell rating(s)
1 Hold rating(s)
0 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
Travelers Companies
4 Sell rating(s)
13 Hold rating(s)
3 Buy rating(s)
1 Strong Buy rating(s)

CNA Financial pays an annual dividend of $1.76 per share and has a dividend yield of 3.7%. Travelers Companies pays an annual dividend of $4.20 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.1%. CNA Financial pays out 38.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Travelers Companies pays out 31.2% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years.

Travelers Companies received 273 more outperform votes than CNA Financial when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 66.82% of users gave CNA Financial an outperform vote while only 53.63% of users gave Travelers Companies an outperform vote.

CNA FinancialOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes
Travelers CompaniesOutperform Votes
Underperform Votes

In the previous week, Travelers Companies had 28 more articles in the media than CNA Financial. MarketBeat recorded 33 mentions for Travelers Companies and 5 mentions for CNA Financial. Travelers Companies' average media sentiment score of 0.61 beat CNA Financial's score of 0.46 indicating that Travelers Companies is being referred to more favorably in the news media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
CNA Financial
2 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Travelers Companies
12 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
8 Neutral mention(s)
5 Negative mention(s)
3 Very Negative mention(s)

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

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
CNA Financial$13.30B0.97$1.21B$4.5810.33
Travelers Companies$42.90B1.09$2.99B$13.4615.12

CNA Financial has a net margin of 9.17% compared to Travelers Companies' net margin of 7.32%. CNA Financial's return on equity of 14.27% beat Travelers Companies' return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
CNA Financial9.17% 14.27% 2.06%
Travelers Companies 7.32%13.94%2.58%


Travelers Companies beats CNA Financial on 15 of the 21 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding CNA and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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CNA vs. The Competition

MetricCNA FinancialFire, marine, & casualty insurance IndustryFinance SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$12.84B$40.95B$9.67B$18.18B
Dividend Yield3.62%5.18%9.88%3.45%
P/E Ratio10.3313.6257.7524.47
Price / Sales0.971.52314.1915.05
Price / Cash11.3117.7429.1120.46
Price / Book1.301.962.605.06
Net Income$1.21B$3.90B$1.01B$974.25M
7 Day Performance-0.27%0.95%1.56%1.45%
1 Month Performance6.72%4.55%5.77%6.19%
1 Year Performance23.62%38.69%9.35%6.88%

CNA Financial Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
Travelers Companies
4.8637 of 5 stars
4.86 / 5 stars
+28.9%$50.56B$41.36B16.4033,300Earnings Report
Analyst Forecast
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Gap Down
4.5973 of 5 stars
4.60 / 5 stars
+70.9%$45.06B$57.09B37.6953,400Dividend Announcement
Analyst Upgrade
News Coverage
Arch Capital Group
3.8073 of 5 stars
3.81 / 5 stars
+21.5%$36.75B$13.63B7.726,400Positive News
W. R. Berkley
4.803 of 5 stars
4.80 / 5 stars
+39.2%$21.39B$12.14B14.848,329Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Upgrade
Markel Group
3.8412 of 5 stars
3.84 / 5 stars
+15.6%$21.07B$16.62B8.7521,600Analyst Revision
Positive News
Erie Indemnity
2.7331 of 5 stars
2.73 / 5 stars
N/A+85.3%$19.99B$3.27B41.276,556Upcoming Earnings
Short Interest ↓
Cincinnati Financial
4.4297 of 5 stars
4.43 / 5 stars
+26.4%$19.59B$10.71B8.465,426Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Revision
Fidelity National Financial
4.7413 of 5 stars
4.74 / 5 stars
+40.1%$14.89B$11.75B17.921,200Analyst Downgrade
Positive News
Old Republic International
4.5331 of 5 stars
4.53 / 5 stars
+24.2%$8.80B$7.52B12.609,200Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
4.4309 of 5 stars
4.43 / 5 stars
+5.3%$6.51B$1.60B19.781,099Upcoming Earnings
Analyst Revision
News Coverage

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This page (NYSE:CNA) was last updated on 7/19/2024 by Staff

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