News stories about Cna Financial (NYSE:CNA) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern rates the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Cna Financial earned a media sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the insurance provider an impact score of 45.3360170066976 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

These are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

A number of brokerages recently issued reports on CNA. Zacks Investment Research raised Cna Financial from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $62.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Tuesday, November 7th. ValuEngine downgraded Cna Financial from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, December 1st. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reissued a “hold” rating and set a $55.00 price objective on shares of Cna Financial in a research report on Wednesday, November 1st. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $53.33.

Shares of Cna Financial (NYSE:CNA) traded down $0.29 during trading hours on Monday, hitting $52.76. The company had a trading volume of 250,417 shares, compared to its average volume of 177,000. Cna Financial has a 1 year low of $39.96 and a 1 year high of $55.62. The firm has a market cap of $14,310.00, a P/E ratio of 15.66, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 3.01 and a beta of 1.32. The company has a quick ratio of 0.23, a current ratio of 0.23 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.22.

Cna Financial (NYSE:CNA) last announced its earnings results on Monday, October 30th. The insurance provider reported $0.58 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.85 by ($0.27). Cna Financial had a net margin of 9.67% and a return on equity of 7.14%. The firm had revenue of $2.42 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $2.37 billion. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $1.15 earnings per share. sell-side analysts expect that Cna Financial will post 3.07 EPS for the current year.

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About Cna Financial

CNA Financial Corporation is an insurance holding company. The Company’s segments include Specialty, Commercial, International, Life & Group Non-Core, and Corporate & Other Non-Core. Its Specialty segment provides a range of professional, financial, and specialty property, and casualty products and services.

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