CNO Financial Group (CNO) Earning Favorable Press Coverage, Analysis Shows

News articles about CNO Financial Group (NYSE:CNO) have been trending positive on Monday, Accern reports. Accern ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. CNO Financial Group earned a daily sentiment score of 0.44 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.4127405582711 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

A number of research analysts have commented on CNO shares. BidaskClub upgraded CNO Financial Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 5th. ValuEngine upgraded CNO Financial Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 27th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded CNO Financial Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $26.00 price objective on the stock in a research report on Monday, August 7th. Wells Fargo & Company reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of CNO Financial Group in a research report on Tuesday, June 20th. Finally, Morgan Stanley lowered CNO Financial Group from an “equal weight” rating to an “underweight” rating and set a $21.00 price objective on the stock. in a research report on Monday, August 14th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating, two have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $22.00.

CNO Financial Group (CNO) opened at 24.25 on Monday. CNO Financial Group has a 1-year low of $14.85 and a 1-year high of $24.47. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $22.97 and a 200-day moving average price of $21.67. The firm has a market cap of $4.10 billion, a P/E ratio of 10.60 and a beta of 1.20.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, September 25th. Shareholders of record on Monday, September 11th were given a dividend of $0.09 per share. The ex-dividend date was Friday, September 8th. This represents a $0.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.48%. CNO Financial

A number of research analysts have commented on CNO shares. BidaskClub upgraded CNO Financial Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 5th. ValuEngine upgraded CNO Financial Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, June 27th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded CNO Financial Group from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $26.00 price objective on the stock in a research report on Monday, August 7th. Wells Fargo & Company reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of CNO Financial Group in a research report on Tuesday, June 20th. Finally, Morgan Stanley lowered CNO Financial Group from an “equal weight” rating to an “underweight” rating and set a $21.00 price objective on the stock. in a research report on Monday, August 14th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating, two have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $22.00.

CNO Financial Group (CNO) opened at 24.25 on Monday. CNO Financial Group has a 1-year low of $14.85 and a 1-year high of $24.47. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $22.97 and a 200-day moving average price of $21.67. The firm has a market cap of $4.10 billion, a P/E ratio of 10.60 and a beta of 1.20.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Monday, September 25th. Shareholders of record on Monday, September 11th were given a dividend of $0.09 per share. The ex-dividend date was Friday, September 8th. This represents a $0.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.48%. CNO Financial Group’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 15.72%.

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CNO Financial Group Company Profile

CNO Financial Group, Inc is a holding company for a group of insurance companies operating throughout the United States that develops, markets and administers health insurance, annuity, individual life insurance and other insurance products. The Company’s segments include Bankers Life, Washington National and Colonial Penn.

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