CNO Financial Group Inc. (NYSE: CNO) stock has achieved $24.44 in the past week

CNO Financial Group Inc. (NYSE:CNO) saw an upside of 2.80% to close Friday at $24.20 after adding $0.66 on the day. The 5-day average trading volume is 727,320 shares of the company’s common stock. It has gained $24.44 in the past week and touched a new high 3 times within the past 5 days. An average of 954,740 shares of the company has been traded in the last 20 days, and the 50-day average volume stands at 813,350.

CNO’s 1-month performance is 0.41% or $0.10 on its low of $22.00 reached on 09/20/21. The company’s shares have touched a 52-week low of $15.94 and high of $27.89, with the stock’s rally to the 52-week high happening on 05/18/21. YTD, CNO has achieved 8.86% or $1.97 and has reached a new high 18 times. However, the current price is down -13.23%% from the 52-week high price.

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Insider Transactions

On May 12, 143 days have gone by since the last insider trading activity for CNO Financial Group Inc. (CNO). Bhojwani Gary C (Chief Executive Officer) most recently sold 35,433 shares at $26.89 per share on May 12. This transaction cost the insider $952,691. Chief Executive Officer, Bhojwani Gary C, sold 55,167 shares at a price of $27.02 on May 11. Then, on Mar 17, Director Jacklin Charles J. sold 7,474 shares at a price of $25.91 per share. This transaction amounted to $193,627.

Valuation Metrics

The company’s PE ratio for the last five years has touched a high of 26.12 and a low of 3.386. CNO stock has a beta of 1.42. Moving on to other valuation ratios, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio is 0.74 while the price-to-book (PB) in the most recent quarter is 0.60, with the price to cash flow ratio at 5.26.

CNO Financial Group Inc. pays an annual dividend of $0.52 per share. Its dividend yield is 2.15% and the payout ratio is 14.30%. CNO’s most recent quarterly dividend payment was made on Sep. 24, when it paid $0.13 a share compared with prior rate of $0.13, down 0.0% from last year’s. The company has boosted its dividend for the last 9 consecutive years with the latest dividend increase of $0.01 reported on Friday May 7 2021. Measured over the last 3 years, the Dividend has been growing by 34.29% yearly.

It is projected that CNO Financial Group Inc.’s next ex-dividend date will be on 9-Dec. CNO is expected to distribute $0.13 as its next dividend.

As well, the company’s long term debt to equity for the quarter ending June 29 was 0.74, while the total debt to equity was 0.74 while for the period ending June 29; CNO Financial Group Inc.’s operating margin was 16.90%.

The effectiveness of a company’s management is also important for investors when it comes to determining the potential profitability of the investment. CNO Financial Group Inc.’s return on assets over the past 12 months stands at 1.30%. Return on investment over the past year is 4.00%, while its return on equity (ROE) trailing 12 months is 9.00%. In comparison, the average ROE for the broader industry over the past year is 9.22.

Earnings Surprise

For the quarterly period ending June 29 this year, Analysts expected CNO to announce $0.56 per share in earnings in its latest quarter, but it posted $0.66, representing a 17.90% surprise. CNO stock balance sheet for the quarter ending June 29 shows that, with total debt at $3.93 billion

Technical Picture

Let’s look briefly at CNO Financial Group Inc. (CNO) price momentum from a technical analysis perspective. The 9-day relative strength index as at close on 01 October was 61.66% to suggest the stock is trending Neutral, with historical volatility in this time period at 22.88%.

The stock’s 5-day moving average is $23.88, reflecting a +3.86% or $0.90 change from its current price. CNO is currently trading +0.92% above its 20-day SMA, -10.10% above its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is away from the SMA50 and SMA200 by +7.03% and +4.04% respectively.

Stochastic %K and %D was 78.78% and 78.82% and the average true range (ATR) pointed at 0.64. The RSI (14) points at 57.62%, while the 14-day stochastic is at 90.16% with the period’s ATR at 0.63. The stock’s 9-day MACD Oscillator is pointing at 0.46 and 0.47 on the 14-day charts.

Analyst Ratings

In the most recent analyst report for CNO Financial Group Inc. (NYSE: CNO), Piper Sandler upgraded it to an Overweight rating. They previously had a Neutral rating on the stock. Analysts offering their rating for CNO stock have a consensus rating for the stock as Overweight. Currently, 0 brokerage advisors rate CNO as a “sell,”, while 4 advise that investors “Hold.” 0 analysts have rated the stock as underweight. 0 rates the stock as overweight while 2 have offered a “buy” rating.

What is CNO’s price target for the next 12 months?

Analysts have a consensus price target ranging from a low of $26.00 and a high of $30.00, with their median price target at $27.00. Looking at these predictions, the average price target given by analysts is for CNO Financial Group Inc. (CNO) stock is $27.20.


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