CNA Financial Stock Today


USD 42.27  0.31  0.73%   

Market Performance
8 of 100
Odds Of Distress
Less than 8
CNA Financial is trading at 42.27 as of the 1st of December 2022, a -0.73 percent decrease since the beginning of the trading day. The stock's open price was 42.58. CNA Financial has only a 8 % chance of going through financial distress over the next few years but had a somewhat ok performance during the last 90 days. Equity ratings for CNA Financial are calculated daily based on our scoring framework. The performance scores are derived for the period starting the 1st of November 2022 and ending today, the 1st of December 2022. Click here to learn more.
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IPO Date
11th of July 1985
Financial Services
CNA Financial Corporation provides commercial property and casualty insurance products primarily in the United States. CNA Financial Corporation operates as a subsidiary of Loews Corporation. Cna Financial operates under InsuranceProperty Casualty classification in the United States and is traded on New York Stock Exchange. The company has 270.89 M outstanding shares of which 480.24 K shares are currently shorted by investors with about 2.32 days to cover. More on CNA Financial

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CNA Financial Stock Highlights

Most reasonable investors view market volatility as an opportunity to invest at a favorable price or to sell short against a bearish trend. CNA Financial's investment highlights are automatically generated signals that are significant enough to either complement your investing judgment regarding CNA Financial or challenge it. These highlights can help you better understand the position you are entering and avoid costly mistakes.
The company has 2.78 B in debt with debt to equity (D/E) ratio of 0.34, which is OK given its current industry classification. CNA Financial has a current ratio of 0.34, suggesting that it has not enough short term capital to pay financial commitments when the payables are due. Debt can assist CNA Financial until it has trouble settling it off, either with new capital or with free cash flow. So, CNA Financial's shareholders could walk away with nothing if the company can't fulfill its legal obligations to repay debt. However, a more frequent occurrence is when companies like CNA Financial sell additional shares at bargain prices, diluting existing shareholders. Debt, in this case, can be an excellent and much better tool for CNA Financial to invest in growth at high rates of return. When we think about CNA Financial's use of debt, we should always consider it together with cash and equity.
CNA Financial has a frail financial position based on the latest SEC disclosures
Over 99.0% of CNA Financial shares are held by institutions such as insurance companies
Latest headline from Taiwan shares close higher on liquidity-driven buying - Focus Taiwan
ESG Sustainability
Some studies have found that companies with high sustainability scores are getting higher valuations than competitors with lower social-engagement activities. While most ESG disclosures are voluntary, CNA Financial's sustainability indicators can be used to identify proper investment strategies using environmental, social, and governance scores that are crucial to CNA Financial's managers, analysts, and investors.
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Fama & French Classification
Average Analyst Recommendation
Analysts covering CNA Financial report their recommendations after researching CNA Financial's financial statements, talking to executives and customers, or listening in on CNA Financial's conference calls. The current trade recommendation is based on an ongoing consensus estimate among financial analysts covering CNA Financial. The CNA Financial consensus assessment is calculated by taking the average forecast from all of the analysts covering CNA Financial.
Piotroski F Score
Piotroski F-Score is a popular financial indicator that puts together nine criteria to evaluate the financial strength of CNA Financial based on its profitability, leverage, liquidity, source of funds, and operating efficiency. It is an academic score (developed by Joseph Piotroski in 2002) to determine the current strength of CNA Financial financial position. Scores of 8 and 9 are usually classified as strong value stocks, whereas scores of 2 or below are considered weak value stocks.
Current ValueLast YearChange From Last Year 10 Year Trend
Weighted Average Shares Diluted257.7 M272.8 M
Notably Down
Weighted Average Shares256.9 M271.8 M
Notably Down
Return on Average Assets1.551.8398
Fairly Down
Slightly volatile
Net Cash Flow from Operations1.6 BB
Significantly Down
Slightly volatile
Total Liabilities47.7 B53.8 B
Fairly Down
Slightly volatile
Gross Margin0.350.355
Fairly Down
Slightly volatile
Total DebtB2.8 B
Significantly Up
Slightly volatile
Asset Turnover0.170.1823
Significantly Down
Slightly volatile
Total Assets59.5 B66.6 B
Moderately Down
Slightly volatile
Macroaxis Advice
Unlike general analyst consensus, Macroaxis buy hold or sell recommendation is provided in the context of your current investment horizon and risk tolerance. The advice algorithm takes into account all of CNA Financial's available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators. Your current horizon is 90 days - details
CNA Financial (CNA) is traded on New York Stock Exchange in USA and employs 5,600 people. CNA Financial is listed under Property & Casualty Insurance category by Fama And French industry classification. The company currently falls under 'Large-Cap' category with total capitalization of 11.53 B. Market capitalization usually refers to the total value of a company's stock within the entire market. To calculate CNA Financial's market, we take the total number of its shares issued and multiply it by CNA Financial's current market price. To manage market risk and economic uncertainty, many investors today build portfolios that are diversified across equities with different market capitalizations. However, as a general rule, conservative investors tend to hold large-cap stocks, and these looking for more risk prefer small-cap and mid-cap equities. CNA Financial runs under Insurance sector within Financials industry. The entity has 270.89 M outstanding shares of which 480.24 K shares are currently shorted by investors with about 2.32 days to cover. CNA Financial has about 1.59 B in cash with 2 B of positive cash flow from operations. This results in cash-per-share (CPS) ratio of 5.87.
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CNA Financial secures a total of two hundred seventy million eight hundred ninety-two thousand nine hundred ninety-two outstanding shares. The majority of CNA Financial outstanding shares are owned by institutions. These other corporate entities are usually referred to as non-private investors looking to acquire positions in CNA Financial to benefit from reduced commissions. Thereupon, outside corporations are subject to a different set of regulations than regular investors in CNA Financial. Please pay attention to any change in the institutional holdings of CNA Financial as this could imply that something significant has changed or about to change at the company. Please note that no matter how much assets the company retains, if the real value of the firm is less than the current market value, you may not be able to make money on it.

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CNA Financial Stock Price Odds Analysis

What are CNA Financial's target price odds to finish over the current price? Depending on a normal probability distribution, the odds of CNA Financial jumping above the current price in 90 days from now is about 8.15%. The CNA Financial probability density function shows the probability of CNA Financial stock to fall within a particular range of prices over 90 days. Considering the 90-day investment horizon CNA Financial has a beta of 0.7756 suggesting as returns on the market go up, CNA Financial average returns are expected to increase less than the benchmark. However, during the bear market, the loss on holding CNA Financial will be expected to be much smaller as well. Additionally, the company has an alpha of 0.0772, implying that it can generate a 0.0772 percent excess return over NYSE Composite after adjusting for the inherited market risk (beta).
  Odds Below 42.27HorizonTargetOdds Above 42.27
91.75%90 days
Based on a normal probability distribution, the odds of CNA Financial to move above the current price in 90 days from now is about 8.15 (This CNA Financial probability density function shows the probability of CNA Financial Stock to fall within a particular range of prices over 90 days) .

CNA Financial Historical Income Statement

CNA Financial Income Statement is one of the three primary financial statements used for reporting CNA Financial's overall financial performance over a current year or for a given accounting period. An Income Statement sometimes referred to as the statement of CNA Financial revenue and expense. CNA Financial Income Statement primarily focuses on the company's revenues and expenses during a particular period.
CNA Financial Gross Profit is projected to increase significantly based on the last few years of reporting. The past year's Gross Profit was at 4.23 Billion. The current year Interest Expense is expected to grow to about 123.5 M, whereas Consolidated Income is forecasted to decline to about 1.1 B. View More Fundamentals

CNA Financial Stock Against Markets

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CNA Financial Corporate Directors

CNA Financial corporate directors refer to members of a CNA Financial board of directors. The board of directors generally takes responsibility for the CNA Financial's affairs and long-term direction of the entity. A corporate director does not make decisions for the corporation on his own. As a member of the board of directors, she or he must function as a part of a group that makes decisions on behalf of the business only by the board of directors' meetings. To pass a resolution, a majority of CNA Financial's board members must vote for the resolution. The CNA Financial board of directors' duties also include the election, removal, and supervision of officers, including the adoption, amendment, and repeal of bylaws.
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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
Market Capitalization
11.5 B
Quarterly Revenue Growth YOY
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Return On Equity
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.