CNA Financial Corp ($CNA) Cautious Buy or Hold to $41 Confident Investor Rating: Fair

Company name Cna Financial Corp
Stock ticker CNA
Live stock price [stckqut]CNA[/stckqut]
P/E compared to competitors Good

MANAGEMENT EXECUTION

Employee productivity Good
Sales growth Poor
EPS growth Good
P/E growth Poor
EBIT growth Good

ANALYSIS

Confident Investor Rating Fair
Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario) $46.43
Target stock price (averages with growth) $49.46
Target stock price (averages with no growth) $38.28
Target stock price (manual assumptions) $35.7

The following company description is from Google Finance: http://www.google.com/finance?q=cna

CNA Financial Corporation (CNAF) is an insurance holding company. Its core business commercial property and casualty insurance operations operate in two segments: CNA Specialty and CNA Commercial. Its non-core businesses are managed in two business segments: Life & Group Non-Core and Corporate & Other Non-Core. Its insurance products primarily include commercial property and casualty coverages, including surety. Its products and services are marketed through independent agents, brokers and managing general underwriters to a rang of customers, including small, medium and large businesses, associations and professionals. Its property and casualty and remaining life and group insurance operations are primarily conducted by Continental Casualty Company, The Continental Insurance Company, Western Surety Company and Continental Assurance Company. In July 2012, it acquired Hardy Underwriting Bermuda Ltd. On December 14, 2012, it sold SUR Insurance Agency, Inc. and The Bond Exchange.

 

Confident Investor comments: At this time, I think that a Confident Investor can cautiously invest in this stock as long as the price is correct. Most of the fundamentals of this company are good but there are some concerns.

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