Cna Financial Corp Institutional Investor Sentiment Up in 2017 Q4

April 16, 2018 - By Robert Sims

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Sentiment for Cna Financial Corp (NYSE:CNA)

Cna Financial Corp (NYSE:CNA) institutional sentiment decreased to 1.13 in 2017 Q4. Its down -0.16, from 1.29 in 2017Q3. The ratio dived, as 85 institutional investors increased and started new stock positions, while 75 sold and trimmed stakes in Cna Financial Corp. The institutional investors in our partner’s database now hold: 268.99 million shares, down from 269.77 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of institutional investors holding Cna Financial Corp in their top 10 stock positions decreased from 4 to 3 for a decrease of 1. Sold All: 17 Reduced: 58 Increased: 52 New Position: 33.

CNA Financial Corporation provides commercial property and casualty insurance products primarily in the United States. The company has market cap of $13.31 billion. It operates through Specialty, Commercial, International, Life & Group Non-Core, and Corporate & Other Non-Core divisions. It has a 14.88 P/E ratio. The companyÂ’s property insurance products include property, marine, boiler, and machinery coverages; and casualty insurance products comprise workers compensation, general and product liability, commercial auto, and umbrella coverages.

The stock increased 0.59% or $0.29 during the last trading session, reaching $49.09. About 7,495 shares traded. CNA Financial Corporation (NYSE:CNA) has risen 17.65% since April 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.10% the S&P500.

Analysts await CNA Financial Corporation (NYSE:CNA) to report earnings on May, 7. They expect $0.93 EPS, up 6.90 % or $0.06 from last year’s $0.87 per share. CNA’s profit will be $252.23M for 13.20 P/E if the $0.93 EPS becomes a reality. After $1.05 actual EPS reported by CNA Financial Corporation for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts -11.43 % negative EPS growth.

Loews Corp holds 77.88% of its portfolio in CNA Financial Corporation for 242.65 million shares. Bislett Management Llc owns 200,000 shares or 6.16% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Private Management Group Inc has 2.73% invested in the company for 1.00 million shares. The New York-based Donald Smith & Co. Inc. has invested 2.31% in the stock. Deroy & Devereaux Private Investment Counsel Inc, a Michigan-based fund reported 353,188 shares.#img1#

Since January 1, 0001, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 insider sales for $471,132 activity.

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