CNA:NYE-CNA Financial Corporation (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Insurance—Property & Casualty | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 47.29

Change

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Market Cap

USD 12.84B

Volume

0.19M

Average Target Price

N/A
Average Analyst Rating

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STA Verdict

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About

CNA Financial Corporation provides commercial property and casualty insurance products primarily in the United States. The company operates through Specialty, Commercial, International, Life & Group, and Corporate & Other segments. It offers professional liability coverages and risk management services to various professional firms, including architects, real estate agents, and accounting and law firms; directors and officers, employment practices, fiduciary, and fidelity coverages to small and mid-size firms, public and privately held firms, and not-for-profit organizations; professional and general liability, as well as associated standard property and casualty coverages for healthcare industry; surety and fidelity bonds; and warranty and alternative risks products. The company also provides property insurance products, such as property, marine, boiler, and machinery coverages; casualty insurance products comprising workers' compensation, general and product liability, commercial auto, and umbrella coverages; specialized loss-sensitive insurance programs and total risk management services; and run-off long term policies. In addition, it offers long-tail exposures comprising commercial automobile liability, workers compensation, general and medical professional liability, other professional and management liability, and assumed reinsurance run-off and products liability; and short-tail exposures comprising property, commercial automobile physical damage, marine, surety, and warranty. The company markets its products through independent agents, brokers, and general underwriters to small, medium, and large businesses; insurance companies; associations; professionals; and other groups in the marine, oil and gas, construction, manufacturing, life science, property, financial services, healthcare, and technology industries. The company was founded in 1853 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. CNA Financial Corporation is a subsidiary of Loews Corporation.

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Largest Industry Peers for Insurance—Property & Casualty

Symbol Name Price(Change) Market Cap Price / Earning Ratio EV/EBITDA
CB Chubb Limited

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USD74.01B 16.86 14.94
PGR The Progressive Corporation

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USD47.62B 12.12 8.94
ALL The Allstate Corporation

N/A

USD39.41B 8.81 6.08
ALL-PG The Allstate Corporation

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USD35.61B 1.98 1.82
TRV The Travelers Companies, Inc

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USD34.47B 13.63 8.50
MKL Markel Corporation

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USD18.52B 10.39 6.92
L Loews Corporation

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USD15.43B 17.47 9.25
WRB W. R. Berkley Corporation

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USD14.43B 22.34 14.60
Y Alleghany Corporation

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USD11.31B 13.27 8.67
AFG American Financial Group, Inc

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USD9.96B 11.20 6.27

ETFs Containing CNA

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
FOVL iShares Focused Value Fac.. 2.57 % 0.25 %

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USD0.03B

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Insurance—Property & Casualty)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 5.53% 81% B- 80% B-
Dividend Return 0.83% 80% B- 54% F
Total Return 6.36% 85% B 81% B-
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 9.37% 44% F 60% D-
Dividend Return 3.28% 82% B- 67% D+
Total Return 12.65% 44% F 62% D-
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 13.84% 35% F 59% F
Dividend Return 26.53% 95% A 83% B
Total Return 40.37% 48% F 65% D
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 7.84% 42% F 70% C-
Dividend Return 5.71% 100% A+ 85% B
Total Return 13.55% 71% C- 79% C+
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 22.74% 25% F 31% F
Risk Adjusted Return 59.59% 42% F 62% D-
Market Capitalization 12.84B 70% C- 86% B
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Insurance—Property & Casualty)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 12.89 59% F 69% D+
Price/Book Ratio 1.05 85% B 67% D+
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 11.26 31% F 40% F
EV/EBITDA 9.63 33% F 51% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 8.54% 41% F 51% F
Return on Invested Capital 7.86% 37% F 60% D-
Return on Assets 1.44% 37% F 31% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 21.93% 68% D+ 83% B
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio 5.79 13% F 21% F
Short Percent 3.35% 21% F 68% D+
Beta 0.76 33% F 63% D
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Rating

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STA Verdict Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
Superior total returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual total returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Underpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading low compared to its peers on a price to book value basis and is in the top quartile. It may be underpriced but do check its financial performance to make sure there is no specific reason.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

What to not like:
Poor risk adjusted returns

This company is delivering below median risk adjusted returns in its peers. Even if it is outperforming on returns , the returns are unpredictable. Proceed with caution.

High volatility

The total returns for this company are volatile and above median for its sector over the past 5 years. Make sure you have the risk tolerance for investing in such stock.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Poor return on equity

The company management has delivered below median return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Poor capital utilization

The company management has delivered below median return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Poor return on assets

The company management has delivered below median return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Low Earnings Growth

This stock has shown below median earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector

Low Revenue Growth

This stock has shown below median revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector