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CNO Financial Group Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.01 (-0.04 %)
(As of 01/22/2021 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $23.27
50-Day Range
MA: $22.86
52-Week Range
Now: $23.27
Volume544,486 shs
Average Volume761,249 shs
Market Capitalization$3.23 billion
P/E Ratio7.34
Dividend Yield2.06%
CNO Financial Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, develops, markets, and administers health insurance, annuity, individual life insurance, and other insurance products for senior and middle-income markets in the United States. It operates through Bankers Life, Washington National, Colonial Penn, and Long-Term Care in Run Off segments. The company's Bankers Life segment underwrites, markets, and distributes Medicare supplement insurance, interest-sensitive and traditional life insurance, fixed annuities, and long-term care insurance products; and Medicare advantage and prescription drug plan products through various distribution and marketing agreements. Its Washington National segment underwrites, markets, and distributes supplemental health insurance, including specified disease, accident, and hospital indemnity insurance products; and life insurance at home and the worksite through independent marketing organizations and insurance agencies. The company's Colonial Penn segment primarily markets graded benefit and simplified issue life insurance directly to customers through television advertising, direct mail, the internet, and telemarketing. Its Long-Term Care in Run Off segment engages in the long-term care business. The company sells its products through career agents, independent producers, and direct marketing. CNO Financial Group, Inc. was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Carmel, Indiana.
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Overall MarketRank

2.13 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

165th out of 1,933 stocks

Accident & Health Insurance Industry

3rd out of 6 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 1.4Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Accident & health insurance
Sub-IndustryLife & Health Insurance



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.02 billion
Cash Flow$3.59 per share
Book Value$30.94 per share


Net Income$409.40 million


Market Cap$3.23 billion
Next Earnings Date2/9/2021 (Estimated)
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CNO Financial Group (NYSE:CNO) Frequently Asked Questions

How has CNO Financial Group's stock been impacted by COVID-19?

CNO Financial Group's stock was trading at $13.76 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, CNO shares have increased by 69.1% and is now trading at $23.27.
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Is CNO Financial Group a buy right now?

4 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for CNO Financial Group in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 hold rating and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" CNO Financial Group stock.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than CNO Financial Group?

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What is Larry J. Merlo's approval rating as CNO Financial Group's CEO?

6,978 employees have rated CNO Financial Group CEO Larry J. Merlo on Glassdoor.com. Larry J. Merlo has an approval rating of 37% among CNO Financial Group's employees. This puts Larry J. Merlo in the bottom 10% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

When is CNO Financial Group's next earnings date?

CNO Financial Group is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, February 9th 2021.
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How were CNO Financial Group's earnings last quarter?

CNO Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CNO) released its quarterly earnings data on Saturday, November, 7th. The financial services provider reported $0.79 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.49 by $0.30. The financial services provider had revenue of $1.01 billion for the quarter. CNO Financial Group had a return on equity of 7.21% and a net margin of 12.27%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 7.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $0.45 earnings per share.
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How often does CNO Financial Group pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for CNO Financial Group?

CNO Financial Group declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, November 12th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, December 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.12 per share on Thursday, December 24th. This represents a $0.48 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.06%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, December 9th.
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Is CNO Financial Group a good dividend stock?

CNO Financial Group pays an annual dividend of $0.48 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.06%. CNO Financial Group has been increasing its dividend for 5 consecutive years, indicating the company has a new, but growing committment to grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio of CNO Financial Group is 26.67%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, CNO Financial Group will have a dividend payout ratio of 22.12% next year. This indicates that CNO Financial Group will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for CNO?

4 equities research analysts have issued 12-month target prices for CNO Financial Group's shares. Their forecasts range from $19.00 to $27.00. On average, they expect CNO Financial Group's share price to reach $23.75 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 2.1% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting CNO Financial Group?

CNO Financial Group saw a increase in short interest in the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totaling 3,210,000 shares, an increase of 16.7% from the December 15th total of 2,750,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 938,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.4 days. Approximately 2.3% of the company's stock are sold short.
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Who are some of CNO Financial Group's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of CNO Financial Group own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other CNO Financial Group investors own include Inovio Pharmaceuticals (INO), AbbVie (ABBV), Energy Transfer (ET), Bank of America (BAC), The Walt Disney (DIS), International Business Machines (IBM), Intel (INTC), Pfizer (PFE), AT&T (T) and Wells Fargo & Company (WFC).

Who are CNO Financial Group's key executives?

CNO Financial Group's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Gary Chandru Bhojwani, CEO & Director (Age 52, Pay $2.78M)
  • Mr. Paul Harrington McDonough, CFO & Exec. VP (Age 55, Pay $1.4M)
  • Mr. Bruce Keating Baude, Exec. VP and Chief Operations & Technology Officer (Age 55, Pay $1.35M)
  • Mr. Eric Ronald Johnson, Chief Investment Officer (Age 60, Pay $1.16M)
  • Mr. Matthew Joseph Zimpfer, Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel (Age 53, Pay $1.23M)
  • Mr. John Robert Kline CPA, Sr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 63)
  • Mr. Jeffrey Michael Kircher CPA, VP of Corp. Fin. & Treasurer
  • Mr. Mike Mead, Sr. VP & Chief Information Officer
  • Mr. Doug Williams, VP of Fin. & Admin.
  • Ms. Jennifer Childe, VP of Investor Relations

What is CNO Financial Group's stock symbol?

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

Who are CNO Financial Group's major shareholders?

CNO Financial Group's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Scout Investments Inc. (0.17%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.02%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%), Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.02%), Pacer Advisors Inc. (0.01%) and Founders Capital Management (0.00%). Company insiders that own CNO Financial Group stock include Bruce K Baude, Charles J Jacklin, Dan Maurer, Ellyn L Brown, Erik M Helding, Frederick James Sievert, Gary C Bhojwani, Gerardo Monroy, Joel H Schwartz, John R Kline, Matthew J Zimpfer and Paul H Mcdonough.
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Which institutional investors are selling CNO Financial Group stock?

CNO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Pacer Advisors Inc., Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., State of Alaska Department of Revenue, and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System. Company insiders that have sold CNO Financial Group company stock in the last year include Bruce K Baude, Charles J Jacklin, John R Kline, and Matthew J Zimpfer.
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Which institutional investors are buying CNO Financial Group stock?

CNO stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Scout Investments Inc., and Founders Capital Management. Company insiders that have bought CNO Financial Group stock in the last two years include Bruce K Baude, Charles J Jacklin, Dan Maurer, Ellyn L Brown, Gary C Bhojwani, and Paul H Mcdonough.
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How do I buy shares of CNO Financial Group?

Shares of CNO can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is CNO Financial Group's stock price today?

One share of CNO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $23.27.

How big of a company is CNO Financial Group?

CNO Financial Group has a market capitalization of $3.23 billion and generates $4.02 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $409.40 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.80 on an earnings per share basis. CNO Financial Group employs 3,300 workers across the globe.

What is CNO Financial Group's official website?

The official website for CNO Financial Group is www.cnoinc.com.

How can I contact CNO Financial Group?

CNO Financial Group's mailing address is 11825 NORTH PENNSYLVANIA STREET, CARMEL IN, 46032. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 317-817-6100 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 1/24/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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