CNA Financial Corporation (CNA): Price and Financial Metrics

CNA Financial Corporation (CNA): $45.68

-0.33 (-0.72%)

POWR Rating

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  • CNA scores best on the Stability dimension, with a Stability rank ahead of 98.62% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for CNA is in Stability, which has been heading up over the past 52 weeks.
  • CNA's current lowest rank is in the Growth metric (where it is better than 19.88% of US stocks).

CNA Stock Summary

  • Cna Financial Corp's stock had its IPO on January 1, 1986, making it an older stock than 92.73% of US equities in our set.
  • Of note is the ratio of Cna Financial Corp's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; just 0.42% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • In terms of volatility of its share price, CNA is more volatile than just 6.32% of stocks we're observing.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Cna Financial Corp are GL, SJR, CNO, FRFHF, and EBR.
  • Visit CNA's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

CNA Valuation Summary

  • CNA's price/sales ratio is 1; this is 16.67% lower than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • CNA's EV/EBIT ratio has moved up 17.2 over the prior 243 months.
  • Over the past 243 months, CNA's EV/EBIT ratio has gone up 17.2.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for CNA.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
CNA 2021-05-03 1.2 1.0 18.7 16.2
CNA 2019-01-29 1.2 1.1 10.9 8.9
CNA 2018-12-20 1.2 1.0 10.5 8.7
CNA 2016-02-12 0.9 0.7 11.2 9.5
CNA 2010-04-22 0.9 0.7 25.7 16.2
CNA 2009-11-03 0.8 0.5 -22.8 -27.5

CNA Growth Metrics

  • Its 5 year net income to common stockholders growth rate is now at 24.63%.
  • The year over year price growth rate now stands at 58.08%.
  • Its 5 year revenue growth rate is now at 13.87%.
CNA's revenue has moved up $1,512,000,000 over the prior 30 months.

The table below shows CNA's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-06-30 11,646 1,810 1,280
2021-03-31 11,383 1,645 1,063
2020-12-31 10,808 1,775 690
2020-09-30 10,654 1,568 576
2020-06-30 10,519 1,276 470
2020-03-31 10,363 1,065 597

CNA's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • CNA has a Quality Grade of C, ranking ahead of 39.6% of graded US stocks.
  • CNA's asset turnover comes in at 0.181 -- ranking 89th of 133 Insurance stocks.
  • MKL, CINF, and UFCS are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with CNA.

The table below shows CNA's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-06-30 0.181 0.365 0.025
2021-03-31 0.180 0.346 0.022
2020-12-31 0.175 0.322 0.015
2020-09-30 0.175 0.314 0.013
2020-06-30 0.174 0.307 0.011
2020-03-31 0.173 0.327 0.014

CNA Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of CNA, see our CNA price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $48.00 Average Broker Recommendation 2 (Hold)

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CNA Price/Volume Stats

Current price $45.68 52-week high $49.08
Prev. close $46.01 52-week low $28.37
Day low $45.54 Volume 25,612
Day high $46.20 Avg. volume 189,126
50-day MA $43.58 Dividend yield 3.3%
200-day MA $44.51 Market Cap 12.40B

CNA Financial Corporation (CNA) Company Bio

CNA Financial provides commercial property and casualty insurance products primarily in the United States. It operates through Specialty, Commercial, International, Life & Group Non-Core, and Corporate & Other Non-Core segments. The company was founded in 1853 and is based in Chicago, Illinois

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Earnings growth outpaced the favorable 52% return delivered to CNA Financial (NYSE:CNA) shareholders over the last year

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Yahoo | October 9, 2021

Here's Why Investors Should Retain CNA Financial (CNA) Stock

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Yahoo | September 20, 2021

CNA Financial Corporation Consensus Indicates Potential 7.8% Upside

CNA Financial Corporation found using ticker (CNA) have now 2 analysts covering the stock with the consensus suggesting a rating of ''Hold''. The range between the high target price and low target price is between 53 and 43 calculating the mean target price we have 48. Now with the previous closing price of 44.53 this would imply there is a potential upside of 7.8%. The 50 day moving average now sits at 43.85 while the 200 day moving average is 45.53. The company has a market capitalisation of $11,983m. Visit the company website at: /> [stock_market_widget type="chart" symbol="CNA" chart="bar" range="6mo" interval="1d" line-color="rgb(49, 125, 189)"] CNA Financial Corporation provides commercial property and casualty insurance products primarily in the United States. It operates through...

DirectorsTalk | September 7, 2021

CNA Financial (CNA) Up 0.8% Since Last Earnings Report: Can It Continue?

CNA Financial (CNA) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.

Yahoo | September 1, 2021

All You Need to Know About CNA Financial (CNA) Rating Upgrade to Buy

CNA Financial (CNA) might move higher on growing optimism about its earnings prospects, which is reflected by its upgrade to a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).

Yahoo | August 23, 2021

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CNA Price Returns

1-mo 9.65%
3-mo 5.19%
6-mo -1.89%
1-year 57.70%
3-year 28.83%
5-year 82.26%
YTD 22.36%
2020 -5.42%
2019 9.47%
2018 -11.12%
2017 36.94%
2016 30.04%

CNA Dividends

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