CNO Financial Group Company Profile (NYSE:CNO)

About CNO Financial Group

CNO Financial Group logoCNO Financial Group, Inc. is a holding company for a group of insurance companies operating across the United States that develop, market and administer health insurance, annuity, individual life insurance and other insurance products. It operates through three operating segments: Bankers Life, Washington National and Colonial Penn. The Bankers Life segment markets and distributes Medicare supplement insurance, interest-sensitive life insurance, traditional life insurance, fixed annuities and long-term care insurance products through a field force of career agents and sales managers supported by a network of sales offices. The Washington National segment markets and distributes supplemental health, including specified disease, accident and hospital indemnity insurance products, and life insurance. The Colonial Penn segment markets graded benefit and simplified issue life insurance through television advertising, direct mail, the Internet and telemarketing.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Accident & Health Insurance
  • Sub-Industry: Life & Health Insurance
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: CNO
  • CUSIP: 12621E10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $15.48
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $15.67
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $17.68
  • 52-Week Range: $14.66 - $20.88
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 10.40
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 9.74
  • P/E Growth: 1.18
  • Market Cap: $2.71B
  • Outstanding Shares: 175,139,000
  • Beta: 1.31
  • Net Margins: 7.20%
  • Return on Equity: 5.68%
  • Return on Assets: 0.77%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.55%
  • Current Ratio: 0.17%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.17%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for CNO Financial Group (NYSE:CNO) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Hold Ratings, 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.60)
Consensus Price Target: $19.83 (28.12% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for CNO Financial Group (NYSE:CNO)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/22/2016Wells Fargo & Co.Initiated CoverageOutperformView Rating Details
8/2/2016Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsLower Price TargetMarket Perform$20.00 -> $19.00View Rating Details
7/28/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingHold$19.00View Rating Details
7/28/2016Deutsche Bank AGLower Price TargetHold$19.00 -> $18.00View Rating Details
7/15/2016BTIG ResearchReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
7/7/2016Citigroup Inc.Lower Price TargetBuy$21.00 -> $20.00View Rating Details
7/6/2016Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageHold$19.00View Rating Details
4/18/2016FBR & CoReiterated RatingBuy$21.00View Rating Details
1/13/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Lower Price TargetBuy$23.00 -> $21.00View Rating Details
12/21/2015Raymond James Financial Inc.Initiated CoverageOutperform$20.50View Rating Details
1/29/2015Jefferies GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$20.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/28/2014 forward)


Earnings History for CNO Financial Group (NYSE:CNO)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
7/26/2016Q216$0.35$0.35$961.56 million$1.00 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2016Q116$0.32$0.27$956.40 million$960.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/10/2016Q415$0.37$0.52$976.90 million$969.60 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/28/2015Q315$0.34$0.30$971.24 million$904.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2015Q2$0.34$0.34$967.47 million$640.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/29/2015Q115$0.32$0.30$984.80 million$978.30 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/10/2015Q414$0.34$0.34$977.72 million$1,000.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2014Q114$0.31$0.29$991.89 million$1.09 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2014$0.28$0.27ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/11/2014Q413$0.29$0.33$1.08 billion$1.16 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/28/2013Q313$0.28$0.33$1.07 billion$1.23 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for CNO Financial Group (NYSE:CNO)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.39 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.59 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20163$0.29$0.33$0.31
Q2 20162$0.31$0.38$0.35
Q3 20162$0.35$0.37$0.36
Q4 20162$0.41$0.42$0.42
Q1 20172$0.30$0.33$0.32
Q2 20172$0.38$0.43$0.41
Q3 20172$0.40$0.42$0.41
Q4 20172$0.46$0.47$0.47
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for CNO Financial Group (NYSE:CNO)
Annual Dividend:$0.32
Dividend Yield:2.07%
Dividend Growth:65.10% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:21.48% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
23.02% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
20.13% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:3 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

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

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for CNO Financial Group (NYSE:CNO)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.20%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 97.67%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
6/23/2016Christopher J NickeleEVPSell24,996$19.25$481,173.00View SEC Filing  
5/26/2016John R KlineSVPSell25,000$20.15$503,750.00View SEC Filing  
5/19/2016Bruce K BaudeEVPSell62,890$19.32$1,215,034.80View SEC Filing  
5/11/2016Matthew J ZimpferEVPSell43,500$19.28$838,680.00View SEC Filing  
5/10/2016Edward J BonachCEOSell35,000$18.70$654,500.00View SEC Filing  
11/2/2015Scott R PerryInsiderSell11,000$19.72$216,920.00View SEC Filing  
6/8/2015Christopher J NickeleEVPSell97,707$18.16$1,774,359.12View SEC Filing  
5/27/2015Matthew J ZimpferEVPSell39,200$18.07$708,344.00View SEC Filing  
5/21/2015Neal C SchneiderDirectorSell30,000$18.42$552,600.00View SEC Filing  
3/20/2015Christopher J NickeleEVPSell31,118$17.30$538,341.40View SEC Filing  
3/20/2015Roger Keith LongDirectorSell9,694$17.29$167,609.26View SEC Filing  
2/18/2015Roger Keith LongDirectorSell232,557$16.92$3,934,864.44View SEC Filing  
12/15/2014Christopher Trenton MelnykDirectorBuy2,000$0.10$190.00
12/2/2014Roger Keith LongDirectorSell80,590$17.08$1,376,477.20View SEC Filing  
11/19/2014John R KlineSVPSell20,000$17.49$349,800.00View SEC Filing  
11/17/2014Scott R PerryInsiderSell6,000$17.83$106,980.00View SEC Filing  
11/6/2014Roger Keith LongDirectorSell70,000$18.27$1,278,900.00View SEC Filing  
8/29/2014Roger Keith LongDirectorSell10,000$17.90$179,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/21/2014Roger Keith LongDirectorSell15,000$17.72$265,800.00View SEC Filing  
8/20/2014Roger Keith LongDirectorSell132,100$17.29$2,284,009.00View SEC Filing  
8/18/2014Roger Keith LongDirectorSell100,000$17.21$1,721,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/13/2014Roger Keith LongDirectorSell25,000$16.69$417,250.00View SEC Filing  
8/12/2014Roger Keith LongDirectorSell75,000$16.67$1,250,250.00View SEC Filing  
8/7/2014Edward J BonachCEOSell76,333$16.36$1,248,807.88View SEC Filing  
3/31/2014Roger Keith LongDirectorSell60,000$18.01$1,080,600.00View SEC Filing  
3/26/2014Roger Keith LongDirectorSell14,808$18.73$277,353.84View SEC Filing  
3/24/2014Roger Keith LongDirectorSell9,924$19.27$191,235.48View SEC Filing  
3/20/2014Christopher NickeleInsiderSell50,100$19.13$958,413.00View SEC Filing  
3/20/2014Roger Keith LongDirectorSell107,100$18.94$2,028,474.00View SEC Filing  
3/17/2014Roger Keith LongDirectorSell60,000$18.64$1,118,400.00View SEC Filing  
3/13/2014Roger Keith LongDirectorSell81,000$18.72$1,516,320.00View SEC Filing  
3/7/2014Roger Keith LongDirectorSell311,900$18.85$5,879,315.00View SEC Filing  
3/5/2014Edward BonachCEOSell109,500$18.72$2,049,840.00View SEC Filing  
11/8/2013Roger Keith LongDirectorSell165,000$16.00$2,640,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/1/2013Matthew J ZimpferEVPSell58,000$15.46$896,680.00View SEC Filing  
10/31/2013Roger Keith LongDirectorSell150,000$15.61$2,341,500.00View SEC Filing  
9/23/2013Roger Keith LongDirectorSell20,000$14.02$280,400.00View SEC Filing  
9/16/2013Roger Keith LongDirectorSell50,000$14.60$730,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/10/2013Susan L MenzelEVPSell75,000$14.73$1,104,750.00View SEC Filing  
9/9/2013Christopher J NickeleInsiderSell100,100$14.60$1,461,460.00View SEC Filing  
8/15/2013Roger Keith LongDirectorSell65,000$14.69$954,850.00View SEC Filing  
8/1/2013Roger Keith LongDirectorSell77,000$14.57$1,121,890.00View SEC Filing  
7/31/2013Edward J BonachCEOSell43,000$14.39$618,770.00View SEC Filing  
7/31/2013Matthew J ZimpferEVPSell60,000$14.49$869,400.00View SEC Filing  
6/4/2013Roger Keith LongDirectorSell20,400$12.44$253,776.00View SEC Filing  
5/10/2013Matthew J ZimpferEVPSell24,000$11.90$285,600.00View SEC Filing  
11/2/2012Edward J BonachCEOSell50,000$9.30$465,000.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for CNO Financial Group (NYSE:CNO)
DateHeadline logoCoverage initiated on CNO Financial by Wells Fargo (NYSE:CNO) - September 23 at 3:42 PM
News IconPlatinum and Beachwood and Murray… (NYSE:CNO) - September 22 at 9:55 AM logoCNO Financial Unit Comes Up with New Health Insurance Plan (NYSE:CNO) - September 20 at 10:09 AM logoBankers Life : Launches Hospital Indemnity Insurance Plan (NYSE:CNO) - September 19 at 9:00 AM logoBankers Life Launches Hospital Indemnity Insurance Plan (NYSE:CNO) - September 19 at 9:00 AM logoCNO Financial : National Business Group on Health Awards CNO Financial Group Top Honors For Workforce Well-Being (NYSE:CNO) - September 16 at 5:04 AM logoShares of CNO Down 17.1% Since Downtrend Call on Shares (NYSE:CNO) - September 16 at 5:04 AM logo[$$] Adviser With Ties to Hedge Fund Platinum Put Client Funds in It (NYSE:CNO) - September 16 at 5:04 AM logoNational Business Group on Health Awards CNO Financial Group Top Honors For Workforce Well-Being (NYSE:CNO) - September 15 at 10:08 AM logoPrudential Financial (PRU) and its Units' Ratings Reiterated (NYSE:CNO) - September 6 at 9:09 AM logoCNO Financial's (CNO) Numerous Initiatives to Bring Growth (NYSE:CNO) - September 2 at 4:06 PM logoCNO Financial : Bankers Life Named One of Forbes’ Best Midsize Employers in America (NYSE:CNO) - August 31 at 4:16 PM logoBankers Life Named One of Forbes’ Best Midsize Employers in America (NYSE:CNO) - August 31 at 4:16 PM logoCNO Breaks Above 2% Yield Territory (NYSE:CNO) - August 27 at 4:08 PM logoETF’s with exposure to CNO Financial Group, Inc. : August 25, 2016 (NYSE:CNO) - August 25 at 4:20 PM logoCNO Financial : 14th Annual Bankers Life Forget Me Not Days Raises More Than $450,000 for Alzheimer's Association (NYSE:CNO) - August 24 at 9:59 AM logo14th Annual Bankers Life Forget Me Not Days Raises More Than $450,000 for Alzheimer's Association (NYSE:CNO) - August 24 at 9:59 AM logoUnder pressure, Beechwood Re works to minimize Platinum ties (NYSE:CNO) - August 15 at 4:29 PM logoBeechwood Re says exposure to hedge fund manager Platinum minimal (NYSE:CNO) - August 15 at 11:36 AM
News IconCno Financial Group Incorporated (NYSE:CNO) Short Interest Decreased By 10.93% (NYSE:CNO) - August 13 at 4:18 PM logoCNO Financial Group Declares Quarterly Dividend (NYSE:CNO) - August 10 at 4:22 PM logoETF’s with exposure to CNO Financial Group, Inc. : August 9, 2016 (NYSE:CNO) - August 9 at 5:19 PM logoCNO Financial Group, Inc. :CNO-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2016 By the Numbers : August 8, 2016 (NYSE:CNO) - August 8 at 4:25 PM logoCNO FINANCIAL GROUP, INC. Financials (NYSE:CNO) - August 5 at 4:20 PM logoCalifornia Public Employees Retirement System Sells A Little More CNO Financial Group, Inc. Commo (CNO) Stock (NYSE:CNO) - August 4 at 11:25 AM logoFitch Places CNO Financial Group on Rating Watch Negative (NYSE:CNO) - August 4 at 11:25 AM logoA statement released earlier today by KBW about CNO Financial Group(NYSE:CNO) lowers the target price to $19 (NYSE:CNO) - August 3 at 11:14 AM logoCNO FINANCIAL GROUP, INC. Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report (NYSE:CNO) - August 2 at 9:04 AM logoCNO Financial Group Becomes Oversold (NYSE:CNO) - August 1 at 4:37 PM logoCNO Says Assets Hard to Value at Platinum-Tied Insurer Trust (1) (NYSE:CNO) - August 1 at 4:14 PM
News IconCNO says assets hard to value at Platinum-linked insurer trusts (NYSE:CNO) - August 1 at 4:14 PM logoCNO Says Assets Hard to Value at Platinum-Tied Insurer Trust (NYSE:CNO) - August 1 at 4:14 PM logoCNO FINANCIAL GROUP, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits (NYSE:CNO) - August 1 at 7:34 AM
News IconWith financial house in order, CNO branches into investments (NYSE:CNO) - July 30 at 4:01 PM
News IconCNO Financial Group Names VP (NYSE:CNO) - July 29 at 4:24 PM logoCNO Financial : increases long-term care insurance sales (NYSE:CNO) - July 28 at 12:17 PM logoCNO Boosts Oversight on Deal With Platinum-Linked Reinsurer (1) (NYSE:CNO) - July 28 at 12:17 PM logoCNO FINANCIAL GROUP, INC. : Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exhibits (form 8-K) (NYSE:CNO) - July 27 at 4:23 PM logoCNO Financial Group Names Jeff Kircher Vice President, Corporate Finance and Treasurer (NYSE:CNO) - July 27 at 4:15 PM logoCNO Tightens Oversight on Deal With Reinsurer Linked to Platinum (NYSE:CNO) - July 27 at 1:56 PM logoCNO Financial (CNO) Q2 Earnings & Revenues Beat; Up Y/Y (NYSE:CNO) - July 27 at 10:34 AM logoCNO FINANCIAL GROUP, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and (NYSE:CNO) - July 27 at 9:40 AM logoCNO Financial : beats 2Q profit forecasts (NYSE:CNO) - July 26 at 10:24 PM
News IconCNO Financial Sees Growth In 2Q (NYSE:CNO) - July 26 at 10:24 PM logoCNO Financial Group Inc.: CNO Financial Group Reports Second Quarter 2016 Results (NYSE:CNO) - July 26 at 10:24 PM logoCNO beats 2Q profit forecasts (NYSE:CNO) - July 26 at 6:17 PM logoQ2 2016 CNO Financial Group Inc Earnings Release - After Market Close (NYSE:CNO) - July 26 at 7:07 AM logoCNO Financial Group Breaks Above 200-Day Moving Average - Bullish for CNO (NYSE:CNO) - July 25 at 3:32 PM logoCNO Financial : Bankers Life Launches Guaranteed Lifetime Income Annuity (NYSE:CNO) - July 18 at 9:18 AM logoBankers Life Launches Guaranteed Lifetime Income Annuity (NYSE:CNO) - July 18 at 7:20 AM


CNO Financial Group (NYSE:CNO) Chart for Wednesday, September, 28, 2016

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