Analyst Ratings for Cincinnati Financial Corp. (CINF)

Updated: 2017-07-29

An average rating of Hold has been given to Cincinnati Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:CINF) by analysts covering the stock. A consensus rating of Hold was previously issued for CINF last month.

8 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 1 gave CINF a buy rating, 0 issued an overweight rating, 6 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 1 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Several price targets were given for CINF by the analysts covering the stock. The maximum price target given was 90, which equates to a potential upside of 18.72 percent. The minimum price target given was 63, implying a possible loss of -16.9 percent. Many analysts are not unbiased in their coverage of stocks, including price targets and stock ratings, so care must be taken in interpreting numbers released by them.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -8.49 percent. That number becomes -13.39 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -2.05 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -2.96 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 3 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 0 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of CINF's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -28.88 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of CINF is -0.72.

In the trailing 52-weeks, CINF hit 79.60 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 68.11. Today's price is 11.31 percent above the 52-week low, and 4.76 percent lower than its 52-week high. CINF has a price/earnings ratio of 20.88. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The CINF value stock report compares CINF to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of CINF is $12.38 billion. CINF will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.