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NYSE:CNO

CNO Financial Group - CNO Stock Forecast, Price & News

$19.91
+0.01 (+0.05%)
(As of 08/15/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$19.60
$19.94
50-Day Range
$16.73
$20.56
52-Week Range
$16.56
$26.74
Volume
486,548 shs
Average Volume
819,787 shs
Market Capitalization
$2.28 billion
P/E Ratio
5.25
Dividend Yield
2.81%
Price Target
$22.33

CNO Financial Group MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.25 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
12.2% Upside
$22.33 Price Target
Short Interest
Bearish
3.78% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-0.18
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.00mentions of CNO Financial Group in the last 14 days
Based on 2 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
$58,590 Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
8.49%
From $2.12 to $2.30 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.69 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

228th out of 926 stocks

Accident & Health Insurance Industry

2nd out of 4 stocks

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About CNO Financial Group (NYSE:CNO) Stock

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 offers Medicare supplement, supplemental health, and long-term care insurance policies; life insurance; and annuities, as well as Medicare advantage plans to individuals through phone, online, mail, and face-to-face. The company also focuses on worksite and group sales for businesses, associations, and other membership groups by interacting with customers at their place of employment. In addition, it provides fixed index annuities; fixed interest annuities, including fixed rate single and flexible premium deferred annuities; single premium immediate annuities; supplemental health products, such as specified disease, accident, and hospital indemnity products; and long-term care plans primarily to retirees and older self-employed individuals in the middle-income market. Further, the company offers universal life and other interest-sensitive life products; and traditional life policies that include whole life, graded benefit life, term life, and single premium whole life products, as well as graded benefit life insurance products. CNO Financial Group, Inc. markets its products under the Bankers Life, Washington National, and Colonial Penn brand names. The company sells its products through agents, independent producers, and direct marketing. CNO Financial Group, Inc. was founded in 1979 and is headquartered in Carmel, Indiana.

CNO Financial Group Trading Up 0.1 %

Shares of CNO Financial Group stock opened at $19.91 on Tuesday. The firm has a market capitalization of $2.28 billion, a PE ratio of 5.25 and a beta of 1.17. The company has a current ratio of 0.20, a quick ratio of 0.20 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.26. The firm's 50 day moving average is $18.26 and its 200 day moving average is $21.69. CNO Financial Group has a 1 year low of $16.56 and a 1 year high of $26.74.

CNO Financial Group (NYSE:CNO - Get Rating) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, August 1st. The financial services provider reported $0.85 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.48 by $0.37. CNO Financial Group had a net margin of 12.40% and a return on equity of 8.60%. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.66 EPS. Equities research analysts forecast that CNO Financial Group will post 2.12 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

CNO Financial Group Announces Dividend

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 23rd. Investors of record on Friday, September 9th will be given a dividend of $0.14 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 8th. This represents a $0.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.81%. CNO Financial Group's payout ratio is presently 14.78%.

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

CNO has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. Piper Sandler decreased their target price on shares of CNO Financial Group from $22.00 to $19.00 and set a "neutral" rating on the stock in a report on Friday, July 8th. Morgan Stanley decreased their target price on shares of CNO Financial Group from $27.00 to $23.00 and set an "equal weight" rating on the stock in a report on Wednesday, July 6th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company. According to MarketBeat.com, the company has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus target price of $22.33.

Insider Activity at CNO Financial Group

In other CNO Financial Group news, Director David B. Foss purchased 3,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Thursday, May 19th. The stock was acquired at an average price of $19.53 per share, for a total transaction of $58,590.00. Following the purchase, the director now owns 32,388 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $632,537.64. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. 2.70% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

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CNO Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 6/24 Dividend
6/09/2022
Dividend Payable
6/24/2022
Last Earnings
8/01/2022
Today
8/16/2022
Ex-Dividend for 9/23 Dividend
9/08/2022
Dividend Payable
9/23/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
10/26/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Accident & health insurance
Sub-Industry
Life & Health Insurance
Sector
Finance
CUSIP
12621E10
Employees
3,350
Year Founded
1979

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$22.33
High Stock Price Forecast
$25.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$19.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+12.2%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.25
Research Coverage
4 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$441 million
Pretax Margin
16.06%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$4.12 billion
Cash Flow
$5.56 per share
Book Value
$42.65 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
111,309,000
Market Cap
$2.28 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.17

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Gary Chandru Bhojwani (Age 54)
    CEO & Director
    Comp: $3.81M
  • Mr. Paul Harrington McDonough (Age 57)
    CFO & Exec. VP
    Comp: $1.6M
  • Mr. Bruce Keating Baude (Age 57)
    Exec. VP and Chief Operations & Technology Officer
    Comp: $1.7M
  • Mr. Matthew Joseph Zimpfer (Age 55)
    Exec. VP & Gen. Counsel
    Comp: $1.58M
  • Mr. Scott Louis Goldberg CPA (Age 52)
    Pres of Consumer Division
    Comp: $1.52M
  • Mr. Eric Ronald Johnson (Age 62)
    Chief Investment Officer
  • Mr. John Robert Kline CPA (Age 65)
    Sr. VP & Chief Accounting Officer
  • 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.













CNO Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell CNO Financial Group stock right now?

4 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for CNO Financial Group in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" CNO shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in CNO, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is CNO Financial Group's stock price forecast for 2022?

4 brokerages have issued 1-year price targets for CNO Financial Group's shares. Their CNO share price forecasts range from $19.00 to $25.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $22.33 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 12.2% from the stock's current price.
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How have CNO shares performed in 2022?

CNO Financial Group's stock was trading at $23.84 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, CNO shares have decreased by 16.5% and is now trading at $19.91.
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Are investors shorting CNO Financial Group?

CNO Financial Group saw a increase in short interest during the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totaling 4,320,000 shares, an increase of 17.7% from the July 15th total of 3,670,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,020,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 4.2 days.
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When is CNO Financial Group's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October 26th 2022.
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How were CNO Financial Group's earnings last quarter?

CNO Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CNO) announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, August, 1st. The financial services provider reported $0.85 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.48 by $0.37. CNO Financial Group had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.60% and a net margin of 12.40%. During the same period in the previous year, the company earned $0.66 EPS.

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, August 11th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 9th will be paid a dividend of $0.14 per share on Friday, September 23rd. This represents a $0.56 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.81%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 8th.
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Is CNO Financial Group a good dividend stock?

CNO Financial Group (NYSE:CNO) pays an annual dividend of $0.56 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.81%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 10 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 14.78%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, CNO will have a dividend payout ratio of 24.35% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What is Gary C. Bhojwani's approval rating as CNO Financial Group's CEO?

34 employees have rated CNO Financial Group Chief Executive Officer Gary C. Bhojwani on Glassdoor.com. Gary C. Bhojwani has an approval rating of 69% among the company's employees.

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), Walt Disney (DIS), International Business Machines (IBM), Intel (INTC), Pfizer (PFE), AT&T (T) and Wells Fargo & Company (WFC).

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 variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Pzena Investment Management LLC (5.98%), State Street Corp (4.04%), Franklin Resources Inc. (2.88%), AQR Capital Management LLC (2.15%), Paradice Investment Management LLC (2.07%) and Northern Trust Corp (2.01%). Insiders that own company stock include Bruce K Baude, Charles J Jacklin, Dan Maurer, David B Foss, Ellyn L Brown, Frederick James Sievert, Gary C Bhojwani, Joel H Schwartz, John R Kline, Matthew J Zimpfer, Paul H Mcdonough and Robert C Greving.
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How do I buy shares of CNO Financial Group?

Shares of CNO stock 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.
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What is CNO Financial Group's stock price today?

One share of CNO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $19.91.

How much money does CNO Financial Group make?

CNO Financial Group (NYSE:CNO) has a market capitalization of $2.28 billion and generates $4.12 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $441 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.79 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does CNO Financial Group have?

The company employs 3,350 workers across the globe.

When was CNO Financial Group founded?

CNO Financial Group was founded in 1979.

How can I contact CNO Financial Group?

CNO Financial Group's mailing address is 11825 NORTH PENNSYLVANIA STREET, CARMEL IN, 46032. The official website for the company is www.cnoinc.com. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at (317) 817-6100, via email at jennifer.childe@cnoinc.com, or via fax at 317-817-2847.

This page (NYSE:CNO) was last updated on 8/16/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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