Cincinnati Financial Corporation [NASDAQ: CINF] opened at $103.11 and closed at $102.98 a share within trading session on 13/06/2019. That means that the stock dropped by -0.32% compared to the closing price from a day before, when the stock touched $102.65.

Between the start and the closing of the latest trading session, Cincinnati Financial Corporation [NASDAQ: CINF] had 1.99 million shares being bought and sold. In the last three months, average trading volumes hovered around 700.65K shares. During the last week, volatility in the share price was set at 1.15%, which placed the metric for the last 30 days at 1.20%. The price of the stock additionally went down to $66.33 during that period and CINF managed to take a rebound to $103.15 in the last 52 weeks.

Cincinnati Financial Corporation [NASDAQ:CINF]: Analyst Rating and Earnings

Stock market traders oftentimes pay a lot of attention to what top analysts say regarding a potential investment. Regarding Cincinnati Financial Corporation [CINF], the latest average analyst recommendation we can see is from the quarter closing in December. On average, stock market experts give CINF an Hold rating. Its stock price has been found in the range of 66.33 to 103.15. This is compared to its latest closing price of $102.98.

Wall Street analysts provide their ratings on a scale of 1 to 5, and the current average score for Cincinnati Financial Corporation [CINF] is sitting at 3.00. This is compared to 1 month ago, when its average rating was 3.11.

For the quarter ending in Mar-19 Cincinnati Financial Corporation [CINF] generated $2.16 billion in sales. That’s 46.23% higher than the average estimate of $1.48 billion as provided by Wall Street analysts. The three indicators above suggest that the company is performing better than market experts expected, boosting its appeal as a solid investment.

Pay attention for this company’s financial results, of which the next release is scheduled to happen on Thu 25 Jul (In 41 Days).

Fundamental Analysis of Cincinnati Financial Corporation [CINF]

Now let’s turn to look at profitability: with a current Operating Margin for Cincinnati Financial Corporation [CINF] sitting at +5.71, this company’s Net Margin is now 16.00%. These measurements indicate that Cincinnati Financial Corporation [CINF] is generating considerably more profit, after expenses are accounted for, compared to its market peers.

This company’s Return on Total Capital is 3.47, and its Return on Invested Capital has reached 3.90%. Its Return on Equity is 3.57, and its Return on Assets is 1.30. These metrics suggest that this Cincinnati Financial Corporation does a poor job of managing its assets, and likely won’t be able to provide successful business outcomes for its investors in the near term.

Turning to investigate this organization’s capital structure, Cincinnati Financial Corporation [CINF] has generated a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio of 11.06. Similarly, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 9.96, while its Total Debt to Total Assets stands at 3.91. Looking toward the future, this publicly-traded company’s Long-Term Debt to Equity is 10.44, and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 9.40. This company has a healthy balance between its debt and its current holdings, suggesting it is a reliable investment due to its ability to leverage debt in an efficient way.

What about valuation? This company’s Enterprise Value to EBITDA is 45.23. The Enterprise Value to Sales for this firm is now 2.65, and its Total Debt to Enterprise Value stands at 0.06. Cincinnati Financial Corporation [CINF] has a Price to Book Ratio of 1.61, a Price to Cash Flow Ratio of 10.78 and P/E Ratio of 16.74. These metrics all suggest that Cincinnati Financial Corporation is more likely to generate a positive ROI.

Shifting the focus to workforce efficiency, Cincinnati Financial Corporation [CINF] earns $1,082,617 for each employee under its payroll. Similarly, this company’s Total Asset Turnover is 0.24. This publicly-traded organization’s liquidity data is also interesting: its Current Ratio is 0.55.

Cincinnati Financial Corporation [CINF] has 161.75M shares outstanding, amounting to a total market cap of $16.60B. Its stock price has been found in the range of 66.33 to 103.15. At its current price, it has moved down by -0.48% from its 52-week high, and it has moved up 54.76% from its 52-week low.

This stock’s Beta value is currently 0.69, which indicates that it is 1.15% more volatile that the wider market. This stock’s Relative Strength Index (RSI) is at 73.88. This RSI suggests that Cincinnati Financial Corporation is currently Overbought.

Conclusion: Is Cincinnati Financial Corporation [CINF] a Reliable Buy?

Shares of Cincinnati Financial Corporation [CINF], overall, appear to be a solid investment option, with Wall Street analysts expecting its price to rise considerably in the next 12 months. This company generates high value from the labor resources and other capital it has available, and while it has heavy Long-Term Debt to Equity, the majority of the metrics point to this investment being highly attractive.