CNA Financial Corp. (NYSE:CNA)’s share price was up 1.9% on Thursday . The company traded as high as $31.17 and last traded at $31.06, with a volume of 232,274 shares changing hands. The stock had previously closed at $30.48.

A number of equities analysts have weighed in on CNA shares. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of CNA Financial Corp. from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 19th. TheStreet raised shares of CNA Financial Corp. from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, May 2nd.

The stock has a market capitalization of $8.51 billion and a P/E ratio of 27.35. The firm’s 50 day moving average is $31.61 and its 200 day moving average is $31.87.

CNA Financial Corp. (NYSE:CNA) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, May 2nd. The company reported $0.64 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.63 by $0.01. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.83 EPS. On average, analysts forecast that CNA Financial Corp. will post $2.73 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of CNA. State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System increased its position in shares of CNA Financial Corp. by 1.9% in the fourth quarter. State Board of Administration of Florida Retirement System now owns 30,778 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,082,000 after buying an additional 570 shares during the last quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System boosted its stake in CNA Financial Corp. by 1.6% in the fourth quarter. California State Teachers Retirement System now owns 51,403 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,807,000 after buying an additional 795 shares during the period. California Public Employees Retirement System boosted its stake in CNA Financial Corp. by 6.4% in the fourth quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System now owns 92,040 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,235,000 after buying an additional 5,500 shares during the period. Morgan Stanley boosted its stake in CNA Financial Corp. by 219.8% in the fourth quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 106,707 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,751,000 after buying an additional 73,343 shares during the period. Finally, Pacifica Capital Investments LLC boosted its stake in CNA Financial Corp. by 0.3% in the fourth quarter. Pacifica Capital Investments LLC now owns 334,713 shares of the company’s stock valued at $11,765,000 after buying an additional 910 shares during the period.

CNA Financial Corporation is an insurance holding company. The Company’s segments include Specialty, Commercial, International, Life & Group Non-Core, and Corporate & Other Non-Core. The Specialty segment provides an array of professional, financial, and specialty property and casualty products and services.

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