CNO Financial Group, Inc. (CNO): Price and Financial Metrics

CNO Financial Group, Inc. (CNO): $22.90

0.19 (+0.84%)

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  • CNO scores best on the Value dimension, with a Value rank ahead of 72.71% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for CNO is in Stability, which has been heading up over the past 31 weeks.
  • CNO's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 25.62% of US stocks).

CNO Stock Summary

  • With a price/earnings ratio of 6.32, CNO Financial Group Inc P/E ratio is greater than that of about only 7.83% of stocks in our set with positive earnings.
  • Of note is the ratio of CNO Financial Group Inc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; only 0.46% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • In terms of twelve month growth in earnings before interest and taxes, CNO Financial Group Inc is reporting a growth rate of 149.66%; that's higher than 88.39% of US stocks.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to CNO Financial Group Inc are STXB, GNW, SWN, TDS, and WSBF.
  • Visit CNO's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to

CNO Valuation Summary

  • CNO's price/earnings ratio is 6.4; this is 47.11% lower than that of the median Financial Services stock.
  • Over the past 215 months, CNO's price/sales ratio has gone up 0.3.
  • CNO's price/sales ratio has moved up 0.3 over the prior 215 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for CNO.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
CNO 2019-07-18 0.6 0.7 -7.6 -39.5
CNO 2019-06-21 0.6 0.7 -7.6 -39.4
CNO 2009-05-26 0.1 0.3 -0.5 -3.2
CNO 2005-12-28 0.8 0.9 11.9 7.7
CNO 2005-10-27 0.7 0.7 10.7 6.2
CNO 2005-06-06 0.7 0.8 12.1 7.4

CNO Growth Metrics

  • Its 5 year net cashflow from operations growth rate is now at -12.92%.
  • Its year over year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 34.22%.
  • The year over year revenue growth rate now stands at 10.78%.
Over the past 15 months, CNO's revenue has gone up $94,100,000.

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

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-03-31 4,109.9 699.2 470.4
2020-12-31 3,821.1 735.5 301.8
2020-09-30 3,813.9 727.6 468
2020-06-30 3,744.4 704 380.8
2020-03-31 3,710 680.1 336.4
2019-12-31 4,015.8 696.7 409.4

CNO Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of CNO, see our CNO 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 $27.00 Average Broker Recommendation 1.93 (Hold)

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CNO Price/Volume Stats

Current price $22.90 52-week high $27.89
Prev. close $22.71 52-week low $14.72
Day low $22.80 Volume 167,687
Day high $23.16 Avg. volume 955,223
50-day MA $24.58 Dividend yield 2.29%
200-day MA $23.36 Market Cap 3.01B

CNO Financial Group, Inc. (CNO) Company Bio

CNO Financial Group develops, markets, and administers health insurance, annuity, individual life insurance, and other insurance products for senior and middle-income markets in the United States. The company was founded in 1979 and is based in Carmel, Indiana.

CNO Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$22.90$42.28 57%

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for CNO Financial Group Inc. To summarize, we found that CNO Financial Group Inc ranked in the 64th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. Moreover, under all the scenarios we modelled, the output consistently forecasted positive returns. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for CNO, they are:

  • The stock's equity weight, or the proportion of capital from equity relative to debt, is 48. Notably, its equity weight is greater than only 19.23% of US equities in the Financial Services sector yielding a positive free cash flow.
  • Its compound free cash flow growth rate, as measured over the past 5.76 years, is -0.02% -- higher than just 20.61% of stocks in our DCF forecasting set.
  • CNO Financial Group Inc's weighted average cost of capital (WACC) is 8%; for context, that number is higher than only 1.8% of tickers in our DCF set.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

ALL, AINC, CRD.A, THG, and SCU can be thought of as valuation peers to CNO, in the sense that they are in the Financial Services sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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Latest CNO News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about CNO Financial Group Inc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate CNO as an investment opportunity.

Center for a Secure Retirement Study: Pandemic Forces Boomers to Financially Support Family, Greatly Impacting Their Own Retirement Plans

Despite financial strains that have left middle-income Boomers concerned about when and whether they'll be able to retire, many have opened their homes and wallets to family members. According to the latest research from the Center for a Secure Retirement® and CNO Financial Group, the pandemic put four in ten (41%) of those surveyed into the position of financially supporting other family members, impacting their own retirement plans.

Yahoo | July 22, 2021

CNO Financial Group Announces Second Quarter 2021 Earnings Release Date

CNO Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: CNO) will report results for the second quarter of 2021 after the market closes on Wednesday, July 28, 2021. The company will host a conference call to discuss results at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time on Thursday, July 29, 2021.

Yahoo | July 15, 2021

CNO Financial Group - Consensus Indicates Potential 13.0% Upside - DirectorsTalk Interviews

CNO Financial Group - Consensus Indicates Potential 13.0% Upside DirectorsTalk Interviews

DirectorsTalk | July 3, 2021

CNO Financial Group - Consensus Indicates Potential 19.5% Upside - DirectorsTalk Interviews

CNO Financial Group - Consensus Indicates Potential 19.5% Upside DirectorsTalk Interviews

DirectorsTalk | June 26, 2021

CNO Financial Group - Consensus Indicates Potential 9.0% Upside - DirectorsTalk Interviews

CNO Financial Group - Consensus Indicates Potential 9.0% Upside DirectorsTalk Interviews

DirectorsTalk | June 18, 2021

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CNO Price Returns

1-mo -4.14%
3-mo -10.58%
6-mo 6.86%
1-year 49.33%
3-year 22.83%
5-year 46.13%
YTD 4.03%
2020 25.90%
2019 25.12%
2018 -38.17%
2017 31.04%
2016 2.05%

CNO Dividends

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