CNA Financial Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

CNA -- USA Stock  

Quarterly Earning Report: October 28, 2019  

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding CNA Financial Corporation is 'Strong Hold'. Macroaxis provides CNA Financial buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding CNA positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of CNA Financial available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from CNA buy-and-hold prospective. Check also CNA Financial Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for muliple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

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For the selected time horizon CNA Financial Corporation has a risk adjusted performance of (0.017314), jensen alpha of 0.0023, total risk alpha of 0.0103, sortino ratio of 0.0 and treynor ratio of (0.033505)
Macroaxis buy, hold, or sell suggestion tool can be used to complement CNA Financial buy or sell recommendation provided by experts. It analyzes the organization potential to grow against your specific risk preferences and investment horizon. To make sure CNA Financial is not overpriced, please confirm all CNA Financial Corporation fundamentals including its Shares Owned by Insiders, Price to Book and the relationship between Current Valuation and Number of Shares Shorted . Given that CNA Financial has Number of Shares Shorted of 514.32 K, we suggest you validate CNA Financial market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the future given your latest risk tolerance and investing horizon.

CNA Financial Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

CNA Financial generates negative expected return over the last 30 days
The company has 2.98 B in debt with debt to equity (D/E) ratio of 24.6 . This implies that the company may be unable to create cash to meet all of its financial commitments. CNA Financial has Current Ratio of 0.33 suggesting that it has not enough short term capital to pay financial commitments when the payables are due.
Over 101.0% of CNA Financial shares are held by institutions such as insurance companies
Latest headline from Taking A Look At CNA Financial Corporations ROE - Simply Wall St

CNA Financial current analysts recommendations

Target Median Price52.00
Target Mean Price51.33
Recommendation Mean2.60
Target High Price54.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions3
Target Low Price48.00

CNA Financial Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.02Value At Risk2.17
Potential Upside2.14Standard Deviation1.16
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Denali Advisors LlcCommon Shares291.4 K14.4 M
Gradient Investments LlcCommon Shares183.6 KM
First Hawaiian BankCommon Shares10.6 K521 K
Polaris Greystone Financial Group LlcCommon Shares10.4 K492 K
North Star Investment Management CorpCommon Shares1.2 K61 K
Perkins Coie Trust CoCommon Shares100049 K
Loews CorpCommon Shares242.6 M11.4 B

CNA Financial Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.98
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.0027

CNA Financial Volatility Alert

CNA Financial Corporation exhibits very low volatility with skewness of -0.43 and kurtosis of 0.93. However, we advise investors to further study CNA Financial Corporation technical indicators to make sure all market info is available and is reliable.
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CNA Financial Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsCNA FinancialPeer Average
Return On Equity0.1 (0.31) 
Return On Asset0.0137 (0.14) 
Profit Margin0.05 (1.27) 
Operating Margin12.19 (5.51) 
Current Valuation14.62 B16.62 B
Shares Outstanding271.51 M571.82 M
Shares Owned by Insiders0.35 10.09 
Shares Owned by Institutions100.64 39.21 
Number of Shares Shorted514.32 K4.71 M
Price to Earning15.37 28.72 
Price to Book1.10 9.51 
Price to Sales1.29 11.42 
Revenue10.33 B9.43 B
Gross Profit3.23 B27.38 B
EBITDA1.26 B3.9 B
Net Income872 M570.98 M
Cash and Equivalents1.79 B2.7 B
Cash per Share6.59 5.01 
Total Debt2.98 B5.32 B
Debt to Equity24.60 48.70 
Current Ratio0.34 2.16 
Book Value Per Share47.11 1.93 K
Cash Flow from Operations802.63 M971.22 M
Short Ratio3.58 4.00 
Earnings Per Share3.20 3.12 
Price to Earnings To Growth1.75 4.89 
Number of Employees6.1 K18.84 K
Market Capitalization13.32 B19.03 B
Total Asset55.05 B29.47 B
Retained Earnings8.03 B9.33 B
Z Score2.48.72
Five Year Return2.63
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