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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for CINF. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 90, which equates to a potential upside of 18.72 percent. The lowest price target was 63, which equates to a potential downside of -16.9 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average 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. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -2.05 percent, compared to last month. 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, while 2 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

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. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. The PEG ratio of CINF is -0.72.

In the last 52-weeks, CINF has achieved a high of 79.60 and a low of 68.11. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 11.31 percent, and 4.76 percent below the high. CINF has a P/E 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 stock has a market capitalization of $12.38 billion. CINF is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.