Short Interest Worth Mentioning Today: Could Cna Financial Corporation (NYSE:CNA) See a Reversal After Less Sellers Came In?

November 30, 2016 - By Vivian Park   ·   0 Comments

Short Interest Worth Mentioning Today: Could Cna Financial Corporation (NYSE:CNA) See a Reversal After Less Sellers Came In?

The stock of Cna Financial Corporation (NYSE:CNA) registered a decrease of 7.82% in short interest. CNA’s total short interest was 548,300 shares in November as published by FINRA. Its down 7.82% from 594,800 shares, reported previously. With 169,400 shares average volume, it will take short sellers 3 days to cover their CNA’s short positions. The short interest to Cna Financial Corporation’s float is 2.04%. The stock decreased 0.53% or $0.2 on November 29, hitting $38.81. Cna Financial Corp (NYSE:CNA) has risen 21.47% since April 27, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 16.24% the S&P500.

CNA Financial Corporation is an insurance holding company. The company has a market cap of $10.59 billion. The Company’s divisions include Specialty, Commercial, International, Life & Group Non-Core, and Corporate & Other Non-Core. It has a 19.21 P/E ratio. The Specialty segment provides an array of professional, financial, and specialty property and casualty services and products.

Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment increased to 1.2 in 2016 Q2. Its up 0.14, from 1.06 in 2016Q1. The ratio is positive, as 19 funds sold all Cna Financial Corp shares owned while 47 reduced positions. 16 funds bought stakes while 54 increased positions. They now own 267.60 million shares or 0.25% less from 268.27 million shares in 2016Q1.
Grp Inc has 905 shares for 0% of their US portfolio. Levin Capital Strategies Lp has 0.02% invested in the company for 36,250 shares. Quantbot Techs Ltd Partnership has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Cna Financial Corp (NYSE:CNA). Mountain Lake Inv Management Ltd has 100 shares for 0% of their US portfolio. Berkley W R Corporation owns 15,829 shares or 0.09% of their US portfolio. Dreman Value Management L L C has 0.01% invested in the company for 303 shares. Dimensional Fund Advisors Limited Partnership holds 0.02% of its portfolio in Cna Financial Corp (NYSE:CNA) for 1.13 million shares. Manufacturers Life Ins The reported 7,340 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Blackrock Inc holds 0% or 99,625 shares in its portfolio. Susquehanna Grp Inc Ltd Liability Partnership holds 0% of its portfolio in Cna Financial Corp (NYSE:CNA) for 27,440 shares. Donald Smith And Company Inc reported 2.35M shares or 2% of all its holdings. Stevens Capital Mngmt Limited Partnership reported 15,587 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Natl Bank Of America De has 668,434 shares for 0% of their US portfolio. Signaturefd Ltd has invested 0% of its portfolio in Cna Financial Corp (NYSE:CNA). Hollencrest Securities Ltd Liability Com last reported 8,055 shares in the company.

Cna Financial Corp (NYSE:CNA) Ratings Coverage

Out of 3 analysts covering CNA Financial (NYSE:CNA), 2 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 1 “Hold”. This means 67% are positive. $280 is the highest target while $39 is the lowest. The $120.33 average target is 210.05% above today’s ($38.81) stock price. CNA Financial has been the topic of 4 analyst reports since October 16, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, January 22 by Deutsche Bank. The rating was initiated by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Friday, October 7 with “Mkt Perform”.

CNA Company Profile

CNA Financial Corporation, incorporated on September 8, 1967, is an insurance holding company. The Company’s divisions include Specialty, Commercial, International, Life & Group Non-Core, and Corporate & Other Non-Core. The Company’s insurance products primarily include commercial property and casualty coverages, including surety. The Company’s services include risk management, information services, and warranty and claims administration. The Company’s property and casualty, and life and group insurance activities are primarily conducted by Continental Casualty Company (CCC), The Continental Insurance Company, Western Surety Company, CNA Insurance Company Limited and Hardy Underwriting Bermuda Limited and its subsidiaries (Hardy).

More news for Cna Financial Corp (NYSE:CNA) were recently published by: Zacks.com, which released: “Looking for a Top Value Stock? 3 Reasons Why CNA Financial Corp. (CNA) is an …” on November 17, 2016. Nasdaq.com‘s article titled: “Ex-Dividend Reminder: Bio-Techne, Union Bankshares and CNA Financial” and published on November 07, 2016 is yet another important article.

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