CNA Financial Earnings Estimate

CNA
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USD 41.95  0.26  0.62%   

Many public companies, such as CNA Financial, manage the perception of their earnings on a regular basis to make sure that analyst estimates are accurate. Future earnings calculations are also an essential input when attempting to value a firm. By analyzing CNA Financial's earnings estimates, investors can diagnose different trends across CNA Financial's analyst sentiment over time as well as compare current estimates against different timeframes.
CNA Financial is projected to generate 4.03 in earnings per share on the 31st of December 2021. CNA Financial earnings estimates module stress-tests analyst consensus about projected CNA Financial EPS (Earning Per Share) to derive its highest and lowest estimates based on its historical volatility. Continue to Trending Equities.
  
The current year Gross Profit is expected to grow to about 4.4 B, whereas Profit Margin is forecasted to decline to 8.64.

CNA Financial Earnings Estimation Breakdown

Calculation of earning per share of CNA Financial is based on official Zacks consensus of 2 analysts regarding CNA Financial future annual earnings. Given the historical accuracy of 88.49%, the future earnings per share of CNA Financial is estimated to be 4.03 with the lowest and highest values of 4.0 and 4.05, respectively. Please note that this consensus of annual earnings estimates for CNA Financial is an estimate of EPS before non-recurring items and including employee stock options expenses
  Current EPS 3.35
4.00
Lowest
Expected EPS 4.03
4.05
Highest

CNA Financial Earnings Projection Consensus

Suppose the current estimates of CNA Financial's value are higher than the current market price of the CNA Financial stock. In this case, investors may conclude that CNA Financial is overpriced and will exhibit bullish sentiment. On the other hand, if the present value is lower than the stock price, analysts may conclude that the market undervalues the equity. These scenarios may suggest that the market is not as efficient as it should be at the estimation time, and CNA Financial's stock will quickly adjusts to the new information provided by the consensus estimate.
Number of AnalystsHistorical AccuracyCurrent EPSEPS Estimate for 31st of December 2021

2

88.49%

3.35

4.03

CNA Financial Earnings per Share Projection vs Actual

Actual Earning per Share of CNA Financial refers to what the company shows during its earnings calls or quarterly reports. The Expected EPS is what analysts covering CNA Financial predict the company's earnings will be in the future. The higher the earnings per share of CNA Financial, the better is its profitability. While calculating the Earning per Share, we use the weighted ratio, as the number of shares outstanding can change over time.

CNA Financial Estimated Earnings per Share

For an investor who is primarily interested in generating an income out of investing in entities such as CNA Financial, the EPS ratio can tell if the company is intending to increase its current dividend. Although EPS is an essential tool for investors, it should not be used in isolation. EPS of CNA Financial should always be considered in relation to other companies to make a more educated investment decision.

CNA Financial Quarterly Analyst Estimates and Surprise Metrics

Earnings surprises can significantly impact CNA Financial's stock price both in the short term and over time. Negative earnings surprises usually result in a price decline. However, it has been seen that positive earnings surprises lead to an immediate rise in a stock's price and a gradual increase over time. This is why we often hear news about some companies beating earning projections. Financial analysts spend a large amount of time predicting earnings per share (EPS) along with other important future indicators. Many analysts use forecasting models, management guidance, and additional fundamental information to derive an EPS estimate.
Reported
Fiscal Date
Estimated EPS
Reported EPS
Surprise
2022-10-31
2022-09-300.610.780.1727 
2022-08-01
2022-06-301.030.9-0.1312 
2022-05-02
2022-03-311.231.16-0.07
2022-02-07
2021-12-311.010.97-0.04
2021-11-01
2021-09-300.60.870.2745 
2021-08-02
2021-06-301.121.250.1311 
2021-05-03
2021-03-310.890.960.07
2021-02-08
2020-12-310.991.230.2424 
2020-11-02
2020-09-300.60.710.1118 
2020-08-03
2020-06-300.360.360
2020-05-04
2020-03-310.680.4-0.2841 
2020-02-10
2019-12-310.890.970.08
2019-10-28
2019-09-3010.37-0.6363 
2019-08-05
2019-06-301.021.080.06
2019-04-29
2019-03-311.091.170.08
2019-02-11
2018-12-310.82-0.08-0.9109 
2018-11-05
2018-09-301.071.170.1
2018-07-30
2018-06-300.980.990.01
2018-04-30
2018-03-310.911.030.1213 
2018-02-12
2017-12-310.821.050.2328 
2017-10-30
2017-09-300.030.580.551833 
2017-07-31
2017-06-300.750.880.1317 
2017-05-01
2017-03-310.810.870.06
2017-02-06
2016-12-310.780.820.04
2016-10-31
2016-09-300.821.150.3340 
2016-08-01
2016-06-300.710.740.03
2016-05-02
2016-03-310.640.34-0.346 
2016-02-08
2015-12-310.9-0.19-1.09121 
2015-11-02
2015-09-300.730.770.04
2015-08-03
2015-06-300.810.49-0.3239 
2015-05-04
2015-03-310.810.830.02
2015-02-09
2014-12-310.80.76-0.04
2014-11-03
2014-09-300.810.68-0.1316 
2014-08-04
2014-06-300.8210.1821 
2014-04-28
2014-03-310.840.7-0.1416 
2014-02-10
2013-12-310.881.240.3640 
2013-10-28
2013-09-300.7610.2431 
2013-07-29
2013-06-300.650.750.115 
2013-04-29
2013-03-310.710.860.1521 
2013-02-11
2012-12-310.04-0.03-0.07175 
2012-10-29
2012-09-300.680.80.1217 
2012-07-30
2012-06-300.560.560
2012-04-30
2012-03-310.690.840.1521 
2012-02-06
2011-12-310.70.710.01
2011-10-31
2011-09-300.240.340.141 
2011-08-01
2011-06-300.510.43-0.0815 
2011-05-02
2011-03-310.720.80.0811 
2011-02-07
2010-12-310.691.210.5275 
2010-11-01
2010-09-30-0.68-0.660.02
2010-08-02
2010-06-300.60.910.3151 
2010-05-03
2010-03-310.650.740.0913 
2010-02-08
2009-12-310.730.730
2009-11-02
2009-09-300.921.110.1920 
2009-08-03
2009-06-300.681.140.4667 
2009-05-04
2009-03-310.260.440.1869 
2009-02-09
2008-12-310.3-0.15-0.45150 
2008-10-27
2008-09-300.530.31-0.2241 
2008-07-28
2008-06-300.930.930
2008-04-28
2008-03-311.040.82-0.2221 
2008-02-11
2007-12-311.030.82-0.2120 
2007-10-29
2007-09-300.670.780.1116 
2007-07-30
2007-06-301.091.170.08
2007-04-30
2007-03-311.031.130.1
2007-02-12
2006-12-311.010.91-0.1
2006-10-31
2006-09-300.981.040.06
2006-08-01
2006-06-300.861.110.2529 
2006-05-02
2006-03-310.860.84-0.02
2006-02-16
2005-12-310.64-0.74-1.38215 
2005-10-27
2005-09-30-0.4-0.220.1845 
2005-07-28
2005-06-300.70.990.2941 
2005-05-03
2005-03-310.710.68-0.03
2005-02-10
2004-12-310.60.720.1220 
2004-10-28
2004-09-30-0.09-0.1719-0.081991 
2004-07-29
2004-06-300.60.610.01
2004-04-29
2004-03-310.580.750.1729 
2004-02-12
2003-12-310.590.670.0813 
2003-11-12
2003-09-30-1.97-8.41-6.44326 
2003-08-07
2003-06-300.35-0.87-1.22348 
2003-05-08
2003-03-310.60.52-0.0813 
2003-02-13
2002-12-310.470.490.02
2002-11-07
2002-09-300.560.17-0.3969 
2002-08-08
2002-06-300.50.620.1224 
2002-05-09
2002-03-310.50.50
2002-02-14
2001-12-31-1.35-1.30.05
2001-11-01
2001-09-30-0.94-0.840.110 
2001-08-02
2001-06-300.65-11.32-11.971841 
2001-05-03
2001-03-310.540.660.1222 
2001-02-15
2000-12-310.50.50
2000-11-09
2000-09-300.460.490.03
2000-08-07
2000-06-300.450.480.03
2000-05-11
2000-03-310.370.450.0821 
2000-02-24
1999-12-310.23-1.63-1.86808 
1999-11-03
1999-09-300.250.430.1872 
1999-08-04
1999-06-300.210.230.02
1999-05-05
1999-03-310.20.250.0525 
1999-02-10
1998-12-310.43-1.34-1.77411 
1998-11-04
1998-09-300.510.43-0.0815 
1998-08-05
1998-06-300.610.33-0.2845 
1998-05-05
1998-03-310.570.620.05
1998-02-18
1997-12-310.640.55-0.0914 
1997-11-05
1997-09-300.670.64-0.03
1997-08-06
1997-06-300.670.670
1997-05-07
1997-03-310.770.73-0.04
1997-02-12
1996-12-310.870.64-0.2326 
1996-11-06
1996-09-300.830.860.03
1996-08-07
1996-06-300.820.81-0.01
1996-05-01
1996-03-310.790.990.225 

About CNA Financial Earnings Estimate

The earnings estimate module is a useful tool to check what professional financial analysts are assuming about the future of CNA Financial earnings. We show available consensus EPS estimates for the upcoming years and quarters. Investors can also examine how these consensus opinions have evolved historically. We show current CNA Financial estimates, future projections, as well as estimates 1, 2, and three years ago. Investors can search for a specific entity to conduct investment planning and build diversified portfolios. Please note, earnings estimates provided by Macroaxis are the average expectations of expert analysts that we track. If a given stock such as CNA Financial fails to match professional earnings estimates, it usually performs purely. Wall Street refers to that as a 'negative surprise.' If a company 'beats' future estimates, it's usually called an 'upside surprise.'
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CNA Financial Investors Sentiment

The influence of CNA Financial's investor sentiment on the probability of its price appreciation or decline could be a good factor in your decision-making process regarding taking a position in CNA Financial. The overall investor sentiment generally increases the direction of a stock movement in a one-year investment horizon. However, the impact of investor sentiment on the entire stock markets does not have a solid backing from leading economists and market statisticians.
Investor biases related to CNA Financial's public news can be used to forecast risks associated with investment in CNA Financial. The trend in average sentiment can be used to explain how an investor holding CNA Financial can time the market purely based on public headlines and social activities around CNA Financial. Please note that most equiteis that are difficult to arbitrage are affected by market sentiment the most.
CNA Financial's market sentiment shows the aggregated news analyzed to detect positive and negative mentions from the text and comments. The data is normalized to provide daily scores for CNA Financial's and other traded tickers. The bigger the bubble, the more accurate is the estimated score. Higher bars for a given day show more participation in the average CNA Financial's news discussions. The higher the estimated score, the more favorable is the investor's outlook on CNA Financial.
Some investors attempt to determine whether the market's mood is bullish or bearish by monitoring changes in market sentiment. Unlike more traditional methods such as technical analysis, investor sentiment usually refers to the aggregate attitude towards CNA Financial in the overall investment community. So, suppose investors can accurately measure the market's sentiment. In that case, they can use it for their benefit. For example, some tools to gauge market sentiment could be utilized using contrarian indexes, CNA Financial's short interest history, or implied volatility extrapolated from CNA Financial options trading.

Pair Trading with CNA Financial

One of the main advantages of trading using pair correlations is that every trade hedges away some risk. Because there are two separate transactions required, even if CNA Financial position performs unexpectedly, the other equity can make up some of the losses. Pair trading also minimizes risk from directional movements in the market. For example, if an entire industry or sector drops because of unexpected headlines, the short position in CNA Financial will appreciate offsetting losses from the drop in the long position's value.

Moving together with CNA Financial

+0.8BLKBlackRock Fiscal Year End 13th of January 2023 PairCorr
The ability to find closely correlated positions to CNA Financial could be a great tool in your tax-loss harvesting strategies, allowing investors a quick way to find a similar-enough asset to replace CNA Financial when you sell it. If you don't do this, your portfolio allocation will be skewed against your target asset allocation. So, investors can't just sell and buy back CNA Financial - that would be a violation of the tax code under the "wash sale" rule, and this is why you need to find a similar enough asset and use the proceeds from selling CNA Financial to buy it.
The correlation of CNA Financial is a statistical measure of how it moves in relation to other equities. This measure is expressed in what is known as the correlation coefficient, which ranges between -1 and +1. A perfect positive correlation (i.e., a correlation coefficient of +1) implies that as CNA Financial moves, either up or down, the other security will move in the same direction. Alternatively, perfect negative correlation means that if CNA Financial moves in either direction, the perfectly negatively correlated security will move in the opposite direction. If the correlation is 0, the equities are not correlated; they are entirely random. A correlation greater than 0.8 is generally described as strong, whereas a correlation less than 0.5 is generally considered weak.
Correlation analysis and pair trading evaluation for CNA Financial can also be used as hedging techniques within a particular sector or industry or even over random equities to generate a better risk-adjusted return on your portfolios.
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Is CNA Financial's industry expected to grow? Or is there an opportunity to expand the business' product line in the future? Factors like these will boost the valuation of CNA Financial. If investors know CNA Financial will grow in the future, the company's valuation will be higher. The financial industry is built on trying to define current growth potential and future valuation accurately. All the valuation information about CNA Financial listed above have to be considered, but the key to understanding future value is determining which factors weigh more heavily than others.
Quarterly Earnings Growth YOY
(0.50) 
Market Capitalization
11.4 B
Quarterly Revenue Growth YOY
(0.001) 
Return On Assets
0.0121
Return On Equity
0.0879
The market value of CNA Financial is measured differently than its book value, which is the value of CNA Financial that is recorded on the company's balance sheet. Investors also form their own opinion of CNA Financial's value that differs from its market value or its book value, called intrinsic value, which is CNA Financial's true underlying value. Investors use various methods to calculate intrinsic value and buy a stock when its market value falls below its intrinsic value. Because CNA Financial's market value can be influenced by many factors that don't directly affect CNA Financial's underlying business (such as a pandemic or basic market pessimism), market value can vary widely from intrinsic value.
Please note, there is a significant difference between CNA Financial's value and its price as these two are different measures arrived at by different means. Investors typically determine CNA Financial value by looking at such factors as earnings, sales, fundamental and technical indicators, competition as well as analyst projections. However, CNA Financial's price is the amount at which it trades on the open market and represents the number that a seller and buyer find agreeable to each party.