CNA Financial Corp Dividend yield

 Price  39.33
 Dividend  1.68
 Earnings  3.31
 Cash-flow  9.36
 Book value  43.70
 Equity  42.99

CNA Financial Corp is part of Nonlife Insurance business, which is part of Financials industry. CNA Financial Corp is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

CNA Financial Corp stock dividend

CNA Financial Corp paid a total dividend of 454 million USD last year, for a market value of 10,619 millions (Market Cap 1,021 millions). CNA Financial Corp dividend per share is 1.68 USD, and his stock market price 39.33 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, CNA Financial Corp has a dividend yield of 4.27%, which is higher than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also bigger than average of Financials industry. This high dividend yield might be a sign to worry about the future of the company so deeper analysis is needed.

In addition, you should compare CNA Financial Corp stocks dividend with other Nonlife Insurance companies or other of the best USA dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of CNA Financial Corp

CNA Financial Corp Dividend Payout

About the ability of CNA Financial Corp to maintain his current dividend of USD 1.68 per share, an amount that accounts for 4.27%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). CNA Financial Corp payout on ernings is currently 50.76%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Financials industry, which are 39.34% and 46.18% respectively. Both figures show that CNA Financial Corp can have problems to keep with his present dividend yield.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of CNA Financial Corp is USD 9.36 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 1.68, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of CNA Financial Corp, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Financials industry and Nonlife Insurance sector companies.

CNA Financial Corp payout

CNA Financial Corp Dividend History

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of CNA Financial Corp's dividend stock, both in percentage and in USD, its Payout on Earnings and the number of shares (in case there is an split, number shares altered the dividend per share).

Year Yield  USD  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of CNA Financial Corp dividend stock, and compare it with the average of USA stocks and that of the Nonlife Insurance stocks.

CNA Financial Corp stock dividend history

CNA Financial Corp Stock performance

Finally, last moth CNA Financial Corp showed a return of 0.40% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -3.03% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 2.30% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Nonlife Insurance firms.

CNA Financial Corp stock and market return