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: $15.00
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $15.55
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $17.31
  • 52-Week Range: $14.30 - $20.88
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 10.08
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 10.00
  • P/E Growth: 1.49
  • Market Cap: $2.63B
  • Outstanding Shares: 175,139,000
  • Beta: 1.23
  • 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: 6 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.40)
Consensus Price Target: $18.94 (26.30% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for CNO Financial Group (NYSE:CNO)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/3/2016Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsSet Price TargetHold$19.00 -> $17.00View Rating Details
9/30/2016Deutsche Bank AGSet Price TargetHold$18.00 -> $16.00View Rating Details
9/30/2016BTIG ResearchDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
9/30/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.DowngradeBuy -> Neutral$21.00 -> $17.00View Rating Details
9/22/2016Wells Fargo & Co.Initiated CoverageOutperformView Rating Details
7/28/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingHold$19.00View 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
12/21/2015Raymond James Financial Inc.Initiated CoverageOutperform$20.50View Rating Details
1/29/2015Jefferies GroupInitiated CoverageBuy$20.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/25/2014 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: $1.33 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.50 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$0.33$0.37$0.35
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$0.39$0.42$0.41
Q4 20172$0.44$0.47$0.46
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for CNO Financial Group (NYSE:CNO)
Annual Dividend:$0.32
Dividend Yield:2.13%
Dividend Growth:65.10% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:21.48% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
24.06% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
21.33% (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: 97.63%
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 logoCNO Financial Group, Inc. : CNO-US: Dividend Analysis : September 09th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : October 20, 2016 (NYSE:CNO) - October 20 at 3:49 PM logoCNO Financial Down 17.3% Since SmarTrend Downtrend Call (CNO) (NYSE:CNO) - October 19 at 9:14 AM logoCNO Financial Group Announces Third Quarter 2016 Earnings Release Date (NYSE:CNO) - October 19 at 9:14 AM logoCNO Financial Group, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : CNO-US : October 17, 2016 (NYSE:CNO) - October 17 at 9:19 AM
News IconLegacyTexas Financial Group Inc. (LTXB) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday (NYSE:CNO) - October 15 at 4:13 PM logoETF’s with exposure to CNO Financial Group, Inc. : October 7, 2016 (NYSE:CNO) - October 7 at 4:16 PM logoCNO Financial Group, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : CNO-US : October 6, 2016 (NYSE:CNO) - October 6 at 9:54 AM logoS&P Removes CNO Financial Group (CNO), Subsidiaries from CreditWatch Negative (NYSE:CNO) - October 5 at 9:30 AM logoCNO Financial Hits 52-Week Low as Beechwood Deal Snaps (NYSE:CNO) - October 4 at 4:17 PM logoCNO Financial Group Named Second Healthiest Workplace in America (NYSE:CNO) - October 4 at 9:12 AM logoCNO Ends Deal With Platinum-Tied Insurer at Loss, Files Suit (2) (NYSE:CNO) - October 3 at 4:12 PM logoCNO Financial Terminates Reinsurance Deal, Incurs Loss (NYSE:CNO) - October 3 at 4:12 PM
News IconCNO Financial Group Inc. (CNO) Stock Rating Lowered by BTIG Research (NYSE:CNO) - October 3 at 9:04 AM logoCNO Falls as Botched Risk-Transfer Forces Halt of Buybacks (NYSE:CNO) - September 30 at 4:43 PM logoCNO Plunges as Botched Risk-Transfer Forces End to Share Buyback (NYSE:CNO) - September 30 at 4:43 PM logoHere's Why CNO Financial (CNO) Stock Is Falling Today (NYSE:CNO) - September 30 at 4:43 PM logoWells Fargo, Cognizant in Friday’s 52-Week Low Club (NYSE:CNO) - September 30 at 4:43 PM logoBRIEF-CNO financial says termination of long-term care reinsurance agreements with Beechwood RE (NYSE:CNO) - September 30 at 9:20 AM
News IconCNO ends deal with Platinum-tied insurer, to take $55M loss (NYSE:CNO) - September 30 at 9:20 AM logoGoldman Removes CNO Financial From Buy List (NYSE:CNO) - September 30 at 9:20 AM logoCNO Ends Deal With Platinum-Tied Insurer at Loss, Files Suit (NYSE:CNO) - September 30 at 9:20 AM logoCNO Financial Group Announces Termination of Long-Term Care Reinsurance Agreements with Beechwood Re … (NYSE:CNO) - September 30 at 9:20 AM logo[$$] Insurer Sues Executives Tied to Platinum Hedge Fund (NYSE:CNO) - September 30 at 9:20 AM logoEpsilon Signs New Multi-Year Agreement With CNO Financial Group For Enterprise Marketing Database Solution And Marketing Data Services (NYSE:CNO) - September 29 at 9:15 AM logoShares of CNO Down 19.9% Since Downtrend Call on Shares (NYSE:CNO) - September 28 at 4:10 PM logoCoverage initiated on CNO Financial by Wells Fargo (NYSE:CNO) - September 23 at 3:42 PM
News IconPlatinum and Beachwood and Murray… (NYSE:CNO) - September 22 at 9:55 AM logoCNO Financial Unit Comes Up with New Health Insurance Plan (NYSE:CNO) - September 20 at 10:09 AM logoBankers Life : Launches Hospital Indemnity Insurance Plan (NYSE:CNO) - September 19 at 9:00 AM logoBankers Life Launches Hospital Indemnity Insurance Plan (NYSE:CNO) - September 19 at 9:00 AM logoCNO Financial : National Business Group on Health Awards CNO Financial Group Top Honors For Workforce Well-Being (NYSE:CNO) - September 16 at 5:04 AM logoShares of CNO Down 17.1% Since Downtrend Call on Shares (NYSE:CNO) - September 16 at 5:04 AM logo[$$] 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


CNO Financial Group (NYSE:CNO) Chart for Tuesday, October, 25, 2016

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