New York State Teachers Retirement System lifted its position in CNO Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE:CNO) by 54.2% in the third quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 68,300 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 24,000 shares during the period. New York State Teachers Retirement System’s holdings in CNO Financial Group were worth $1,594,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in CNO. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank boosted its holdings in shares of CNO Financial Group by 9.8% in the second quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 6,976 shares of the company’s stock valued at $146,000 after purchasing an additional 622 shares during the period. Riverhead Capital Management LLC raised its stake in CNO Financial Group by 71.3% in the second quarter. Riverhead Capital Management LLC now owns 9,252 shares of the company’s stock worth $193,000 after buying an additional 3,852 shares in the last quarter. Trexquant Investment LP bought a new position in CNO Financial Group in the second quarter worth approximately $202,000. Oakbrook Investments LLC raised its stake in CNO Financial Group by 1.6% in the second quarter. Oakbrook Investments LLC now owns 12,700 shares of the company’s stock worth $265,000 after buying an additional 200 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Zweig DiMenna Associates LLC bought a new position in CNO Financial Group in the second quarter worth approximately $280,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 94.22% of the company’s stock.

CNO Financial Group, Inc. (CNO) opened at C$23.49 on Monday. The company has a current ratio of 0.16, a quick ratio of 0.16 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.52. CNO Financial Group, Inc. has a 12-month low of C$16.46 and a 12-month high of C$25.07. The stock has a market capitalization of $3,940.74, a price-to-earnings ratio of 14.77, a PEG ratio of 1.42 and a beta of 1.21.

CNO Financial Group (NYSE:CNO) last released its earnings results on Wednesday, October 25th. The company reported C$0.45 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of C$0.39 by C$0.06. CNO Financial Group had a return on equity of 5.88% and a net margin of 11.41%. The firm had revenue of C$1.08 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of C$1 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $0.37 EPS. The firm’s revenue was up 6.2% on a year-over-year basis. equities research analysts anticipate that CNO Financial Group, Inc. will post 1.65 EPS for the current year.

A number of brokerages recently commented on CNO. B. Riley reissued a “buy” rating on shares of CNO Financial Group in a research note on Monday, November 6th. Wells Fargo & Company set a $22.00 price objective on shares of CNO Financial Group and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 25th. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) began coverage on shares of CNO Financial Group in a research note on Wednesday, October 18th. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $24.00 price objective for the company. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of CNO Financial Group from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, October 9th. Finally, Morgan Stanley downgraded shares of CNO Financial Group from an “equal weight” rating to an “underweight” rating and set a $21.00 price objective for the company. in a research note on Monday, August 14th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating, three have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of C$22.25.

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CNO Financial Group Company Profile

CNO Financial Group, Inc is a holding company for a group of insurance companies operating throughout the United States that develops, markets and administers health insurance, annuity, individual life insurance and other insurance products. The Company’s segments include Bankers Life, Washington National and Colonial Penn.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for CNO Financial Group (NYSE:CNO)

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