CNO Financial Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

CNO -- USA Stock  

0.11 Dividend

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding CNO Financial Group is 'Strong Buy'. Macroaxis provides CNO Financial buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding CNO positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of CNO Financial Group available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from CNO buy-and-hold prospective. Check also CNO 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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Financial Leverage

For the selected time horizon CNO Financial Group has a risk adjusted performance of 0.113, jensen alpha of 0.1705, total risk alpha of 0.1337, sortino ratio of 0.1331 and treynor ratio of 0.146
Our buy or sell advice tool can be used to cross verify current analyst consensus on CNO Financial Group and to analyze the company potential to grow for few more years. To make sure CNO Financial is not overpriced, please confirm all CNO Financial Group fundamentals including its Price to Book, Current Ratio, Retained Earnings, as well as the relationship between Net Income and Price to Earnings To Growth . Given that CNO Financial Group has Number of Shares Shorted of 4.85 M, we suggest you validate CNO Financial Group market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself for few more years given your prevailing risk tolerance and investing horizon.

CNO Financial Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

CNO Financial Group has high financial leverage indicating that it may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its financial commitments
Over 97.0% of the company shares are held by institutions such as insurance companies
Latest headline from MacroaxisInsider: Purchase by Long Roger Keith of 50000 shares of CNO Financial

CNO Financial current analysts recommendations

Target Median Price18.50
Target Mean Price18.90
Recommendation Mean2.70
Target High Price22.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions6
Target Low Price17.00

CNO Financial Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.27Value At Risk2.59
Potential Upside3.07Standard Deviation1.52
 Return Density 

CNO Financial Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=1.77
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.14

CNO Financial Volatility Alert

CNO Financial Group has relatively low volatility with skewness of 0.06 and kurtosis of 0.62. However, we advise all investors to independently investigate CNO Financial Group to ensure market all accessible information is consistent with the expectations about its upside potential and future risk-adjusted return.
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CNO Financial Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsCNO FinancialPeer Average
Return On Equity3.91 (0.31) 
Return On Asset0.71 (0.14) 
Profit Margin4.29 (1.27) 
Operating Margin16.85 (5.51) 
Current Valuation5.5 B16.62 B
Shares Outstanding151.14 M571.82 M
Shares Owned by Insiders1.06 10.09 
Shares Owned by Institutions97.35 39.21 
Number of Shares Shorted4.85 M4.71 M
Price to Earning17.78 28.72 
Price to Book0.59 9.51 
Price to Sales0.72 11.42 
Revenue3.72 B9.43 B
Gross Profit2.03 B27.38 B
EBITDA627.8 M3.9 B
Net Income159.7 M570.98 M
Cash and Equivalents1.01 B2.7 B
Cash per Share6.67 5.01 
Total Debt3.86 B5.32 B
Debt to Equity84.70 48.70 
Current Ratio2.73 2.16 
Book Value Per Share29.92 1.93 K
Cash Flow from Operations680.8 M971.22 M
Short Ratio4.20 4.00 
Earnings Per Share1.00 3.12 
Price to Earnings To Growth0.97 4.89 
Number of Employees3.3 K18.84 K
Market Capitalization2.69 B19.03 B
Total Asset31.13 B29.47 B
Retained Earnings(453.41 M)9.33 B
Five Year Return1.76
Last Dividend Paid0.11
   Purchase by Long Roger Keith of 50000 shares of CNO Financial [view details]

CNO Financial Market Momentum