CNO Financial Group Company Profile (NYSE:CNO)

About CNO Financial Group (NYSE:CNO)

CNO Financial Group logoCNO Financial Group, Inc. is a holding company for a group of insurance companies operating throughout the United States that develops, markets and administers health insurance, annuity, individual life insurance and other insurance products. The Company's segments include Bankers Life, Washington National and Colonial Penn. It sells health insurance, annuity, individual life insurance and other insurance products through three primary distribution channels: career agents, independent producers and direct marketing. The Company offers products in various categories, including health, annuities and life insurance. The health products include Medicare supplement, long-term care, prescription drug plan and Medicare advantage, supplemental health products and other health products. The annuities products include fixed index annuities and other fixed interest annuities. The life insurance products include interest-sensitive life products and traditional life products.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Accident & Health Insurance
  • Sub-Industry: Life & Health Insurance
  • Symbol: NYSE:CNO
  • CUSIP: 12621E10
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $3.51 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 171,311,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $20.81
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $19.80
  • 52 Week Range: $14.30 - $22.60
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 9.62
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 12.42
  • P/E Growth: 1.55
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $4.1 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.86
  • Book Value: $26.77 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.77
  • Annual Dividend: $0.32
  • Dividend Yield: 1.8%
  • EBIDTA: $881.1 million
  • Net Margins: 8.99%
  • Return on Equity: 5.40%
  • Return on Assets: 0.75%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.57%
  • Current Ratio: 0.16%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.16%
  • Average Volume: 1.23 million shs.
  • Beta: 1.26
  • Short Ratio: 1.56

Frequently Asked Questions for CNO Financial Group (NYSE:CNO)

What is CNO Financial Group's stock symbol?

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

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, May 11th. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 9th will be given a dividend of $0.09 per share on Friday, June 23rd. This represents a $0.36 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.76%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, June 7th. This is a boost from CNO Financial Group's previous quarterly dividend of $0.08. View CNO Financial Group's Dividend History.

How were CNO Financial Group's earnings last quarter?

CNO Financial Group Inc (NYSE:CNO) released its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, April, 26th. The company reported $0.34 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.31 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $1.07 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.01 billion. CNO Financial Group had a net margin of 8.99% and a return on equity of 5.40%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 11.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.26 earnings per share. View CNO Financial Group's Earnings History.

When will CNO Financial Group make its next earnings announcement?

CNO Financial Group is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, July, 24th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for CNO Financial Group.

Where is CNO Financial Group's stock going? Where will CNO Financial Group's stock price be in 2017?

9 brokers have issued 12-month price targets for CNO Financial Group's stock. Their forecasts range from $17.00 to $22.00. On average, they expect CNO Financial Group's share price to reach $19.86 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for CNO Financial Group.

Who are some of CNO Financial Group's key competitors?

Who are CNO Financial Group's key executives?

CNO Financial Group's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Gary C. Bhojwani, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Edward J. Bonach, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Erik M. Helding, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Mike Heard, President - Washington National Segment
  • Joel Schwartz, President - Colonial Penn Segment
  • Bruce Baude, Chief Operations and Technology Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Matthew J. Zimpfer, Executive Vice President, General Counsel
  • Susan L. Menzel, Executive Vice President - Human Resources
  • Christopher J. Nickele, Executive Vice President, Chief Actuary
  • John R. Kline, Senior Vice President, Chief Accounting Officer

Who owns CNO Financial Group stock?

CNO Financial Group's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (9.87%), Vanguard Group Inc. (8.59%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (6.75%), State Street Corp (4.07%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (3.54%) and Hotchkis & Wiley Capital Management LLC (3.27%). Company insiders that own CNO Financial Group stock include Bruce K Baude, Christopher J Nickele, Edward J Bonach, John R Kline, Matthew J Zimpfer, Neal C Schneider, Scott R Perry and Susan L Menzel. View Institutional Ownership Trends for CNO Financial Group.

Who sold CNO Financial Group stock? Who is selling CNO Financial Group stock?

CNO Financial Group's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Westfield Capital Management Co. LP, Morgan Stanley, Columbia Wanger Asset Management LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Wells Fargo & Company MN, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Denver Investment Advisors LLC and Credit Suisse AG. Company insiders that have sold CNO Financial Group stock in the last year include Christopher J Nickele, Edward J Bonach, John R Kline, Neal C Schneider and Susan L Menzel. View Insider Buying and Selling for CNO Financial Group.

Who bought CNO Financial Group stock? Who is buying CNO Financial Group stock?

CNO Financial Group's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., Victory Capital Management Inc., LSV Asset Management, Vanguard Group Inc., Snow Capital Management LP, Prudential Financial Inc. and BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA. View Insider Buying and Selling for CNO Financial Group.

How do I buy CNO Financial Group stock?

Shares of CNO Financial Group 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 CNO Financial Group's stock price today?

One share of CNO Financial Group stock can currently be purchased for approximately $20.49.

MarketBeat Community Rating for CNO Financial Group (NYSE CNO)
Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  115 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  121 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  236
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about CNO Financial Group 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 CNO Financial Group (NYSE:CNO) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 8 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.11)
Consensus Price Target: $19.86 (3.09% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for CNO Financial Group (NYSE:CNO)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
3/17/2017Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsSet Price TargetHold$22.00MediumView Rating Details
2/9/2017BTIG ResearchReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
1/26/2017Citigroup IncInitiated CoverageNeutral$21.00N/AView Rating Details
1/23/2017Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetHold$18.00 -> $19.00N/AView Rating Details
1/11/2017Wells Fargo & CoDowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformN/AView Rating Details
12/13/2016FBR & CoBoost Price TargetOutperform$21.00 -> $22.00N/AView Rating Details
9/30/2016Goldman Sachs Group IncDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$21.00 -> $17.00N/AView Rating Details
7/28/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingHold$19.00N/AView Rating Details
7/6/2016Evercore ISIInitiated CoverageHold$19.00N/AView Rating Details
12/21/2015Raymond James Financial, Inc.Initiated CoverageOutperform$20.50N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/29/2015 forward)


Earnings History for CNO Financial Group (NYSE:CNO)
Earnings by Quarter for CNO Financial Group (NYSE:CNO)
Earnings History by Quarter for CNO Financial Group (NYSE CNO)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/26/2017Q1 2017$0.31$0.34$1.01 billion$1.07 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/7/2017Q416$0.39$0.35$972.88 million$1.00 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/1/2016Q316$0.35$0.37$969.42 million$1.02 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
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$0.29$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
4/28/2014Q1 2014$0.28$0.28$1.05 billion$1.08 billionViewN/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)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.56
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$0.30$0.33$0.32
Q2 20172$0.36$0.43$0.40
Q3 20172$0.38$0.42$0.40
Q4 20172$0.43$0.47$0.45
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for CNO Financial Group (NYSE:CNO)
Next Dividend:6/23/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.32
Dividend Yield:1.56%
Dividend Growth:41.30% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:15.76% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
21.33% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
19.39% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:4 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for CNO Financial Group (NYSE:CNO)

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

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for CNO Financial Group (NYSE:CNO)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.20%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 97.17%
Insider Trades by Quarter for CNO Financial Group (NYSE:CNO)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for CNO Financial Group (NYSE:CNO)
Insider Trades by Quarter for CNO Financial Group (NYSE:CNO)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
3/8/2017Edward J BonachCEOSell25,583$20.63$527,777.29View SEC Filing  
3/6/2017John R KlineSVPSell13,500$20.84$281,340.00View SEC Filing  
3/3/2017Christopher J NickeleEVPSell32,600$21.08$687,208.00View SEC Filing  
2/28/2017Neal C SchneiderDirectorSell29,382$21.07$619,078.74View SEC Filing  
11/15/2016Susan L MenzelEVPSell79,500$17.50$1,391,250.00View SEC Filing  
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)


Headline Trends for CNO Financial Group (NYSE:CNO)
Latest Headlines for CNO Financial Group (NYSE:CNO)
DateHeadline logoCNO Financial Group Inc (CNO) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages - May 26 at 7:54 AM logoHere's Why You Should Retain CNO Financial (CNO) Stock - May 22 at 12:31 PM logoCNO Financial Group (CNO) CEO Ed Bonach to Retire; Gary Bhojwani Named as CEO Successor - May 18 at 11:07 AM logoBRIEF-CNO Financial Group elects Gary Bhojwani as a director - SEC filing - May 18 at 11:07 AM logoCNO Financial Group, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CNO-US : May 18, 2017 - May 18 at 11:07 AM logoEd Bonach to Retire as CEO of CNO Financial Group; Gary Bhojwani Named CEO Successor and to CNO Board of Directors - May 16 at 4:26 PM logoCNO Financial Group to Host Investor Day on June 5, 2017 - May 15 at 12:05 PM logoCNO Financial Hikes Dividend, Announces Share Buyback Plan - May 15 at 12:05 PM logoCNO Financial Group Inc (CNO) Increases Dividend to $0.09 Per Share - May 11 at 6:20 PM logoFocus on Northern Small Cap Core Fund (NSGRX) - May 11 at 5:01 PM logoBRIEF-CNO Financial Group increases quarterly dividend by 13 pct - May 11 at 2:38 AM logoCNO Financial Group Announces Increase to Quarterly Dividend, Increase to Securities Repurchase Authorization, and Results of Annual Shareholders Meeting - May 10 at 4:35 PM logoETFs with exposure to CNO Financial Group, Inc. : May 8, 2017 - May 8 at 9:19 PM logoRising Revenue and Earnings - May 8 at 9:19 PM logoCNO Financial Group, Inc. :CNO-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 5, 2017 - May 5 at 4:36 PM logoCNO Financial Group (CNO) Receiving Somewhat Favorable News Coverage, Study Shows - May 4 at 12:42 AM logoIs CNO Financial a Great Stock for Value Investors? - May 1 at 4:21 PM logoCNO Financial Group Inc (CNO) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages - May 1 at 10:38 AM logoCNO Financial Group (CNO) Given Daily News Sentiment Score of 0.25 - April 30 at 4:55 PM logoCNO Financial Group, Inc. 2017 Q1 - Results - Earnings Call Slides - April 29 at 10:03 PM logoEdited Transcript of CNO earnings conference call or presentation 27-Apr-17 3:00pm GMT - April 28 at 5:23 PM logoCNO Financial Group Reaches Analyst Target Price - April 27 at 4:54 PM logoCNO Financial Group (CNO) Getting Favorable News Coverage, Analysis Shows - April 27 at 3:57 PM logoBRIEF-CNO Financial Group Q1 operating earnings per share $0.34 - April 27 at 11:39 AM logoCNO Financial's (CNO) Q1 Earnings, Revenues Beat Estimates - April 27 at 11:39 AM logoCNO Financial Group, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CNO-US : April 27, 2017 - April 27 at 11:39 AM logoCNO Financial Group Inc (CNO) Releases Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.03 EPS - April 27 at 12:20 AM logoCNO Financial Group Inc (CNO) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.03 EPS - April 26 at 11:20 PM logoCNO beats 1Q profit forecasts - April 26 at 6:28 PM logoCNO Financial Group Reports First Quarter 2017 Results - April 26 at 5:17 PM logoCNO Financial Group (CNO) Given Daily News Sentiment Rating of 0.22 - April 22 at 1:14 PM logoFavorable News Coverage Likely to Affect CNO Financial Group (CNO) Share Price - April 19 at 10:51 AM logoZacks Investment Research Lowers CNO Financial Group Inc (CNO) to Sell - April 17 at 1:52 PM logoFavorable Press Coverage Very Likely to Impact CNO Financial Group (CNO) Stock Price - April 16 at 11:51 AM logoCNO Financial Group Announces First Quarter 2017 Earnings Release Date - April 13 at 4:27 PM logoCNO Financial Group (CNO) Earning Positive Media Coverage, Study Finds - April 13 at 4:02 PM logoCNO Financial Group, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : CNO-US : April 13, 2017 - April 13 at 9:33 AM logoBaby Boomers Increasingly Reliant on Social Security for Their Retirement Needs, New Study Reports - April 11 at 12:48 PM logoCNO Financial Group, Inc. : CNO-US: Dividend Analysis : March 10th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : April 4, 2017 - April 7 at 9:05 AM logoCNO Financial (CNO) Up 2.1% Since Earnings Report: Can It Continue? - April 7 at 9:05 AM logoQ1 2017 EPS Estimates for CNO Financial Group Inc (CNO) Cut by FBR & Co - April 5 at 11:19 AM logoShould You Retain CNO Financial (CNO) Stock in Portfolio? - March 30 at 4:49 PM logoCNO Financial Group Inc. - Mid-Cap Value Opportunity - March 27 at 12:34 PM logoCNO Financial Group Announces Executive Leadership Changes - PR Newswire (press release) - March 23 at 4:52 PM logoAlzheimer's Association and Bankers Life Unite in the Fight Against Alzheimer's - March 23 at 4:52 PM logoCNO Financial Group Inc (CNO) PT Set at $22.00 by Keefe, Bruyette & Woods - March 23 at 7:32 AM logoCNO FINANCIAL GROUP, INC. Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Statements and Exhibits - March 21 at 9:43 PM logo5:41 pm CNO Financial appointed Gerardo Monroy as Chief Marketing Officer and named Mike Heard as President of Washington National - March 21 at 9:43 PM logoCNO Financial Group Announces Executive Leadership Changes - March 21 at 4:41 PM logoCNO Financial Group Inc (CNO) CEO Edward J. Bonach Sells 25,583 Shares - March 9 at 6:30 PM



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