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

News stories about CNO Financial Group (NYSE:CNO) have trended positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies positive and negative press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. CNO Financial Group earned a daily sentiment score of 0.41 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the financial services provider an impact score of 46.0443735426657 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.

These are some of the media stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:

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A number of equities research analysts recently issued reports on CNO shares. Zacks Investment Research downgraded CNO Financial Group from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, December 26th. Wells Fargo set a $25.00 price objective on CNO Financial Group and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, February 13th. ValuEngine downgraded CNO Financial Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, March 1st. Finally, William Blair started coverage on CNO Financial Group in a research report on Monday, March 12th. They issued an “outperform” rating on the stock. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating, four have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $24.17.

NYSE CNO opened at $22.64 on Monday. CNO Financial Group has a twelve month low of $19.37 and a twelve month high of $26.47. The company has a current ratio of 0.15, a quick ratio of 0.15 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.53. The stock has a market cap of $3,778.07, a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.21, a PEG ratio of 1.11 and a beta of 1.15.

CNO Financial Group (NYSE:CNO) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February 13th. The financial services provider reported $0.61 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.41 by $0.20. CNO Financial Group had a return on equity of 6.63% and a net margin of 4.09%. The business had revenue of $1.09 billion for the quarter. analysts predict that CNO Financial Group will post 2.03 EPS for the current fiscal year.

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CNO Financial Group Company Profile

CNO Financial Group, Inc, through its subsidiaries, develops, markets, and administers health insurance, annuity, individual life insurance, and other insurance products for senior and middle-income markets in the United States. It operates through Bankers Life, Washington National, Colonial Penn, and Long-Term Care in Run Off segments.

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