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.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for CINF. The highest price target was 90, which equates to a potential upside of 18.72 percent. The most pessimistic price target 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.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -8.49 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -13.39 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -2.05 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -2.96 percent.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 0 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, which can be compared to the 3 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of CINF to grow at a rate of -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, 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.

CINF has a 52-week high of 79.60 and a 52-week low of 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 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 market cap of CINF is $12.38 billion. CINF's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.