CNA Financial (CNA) in Focus: Stock Moves 5.5% Higher

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CNA Financial Corporation CNA was a big mover last session, as the company saw its shares rise more than 5% on the day. The move came on solid volume too with far more shares changing hands than in a normal session. The stock picked up sharply from the near-flat trend of $49.99 to $51.04 in the past one month time frame.

The move came after the company reported solid third-quarter 2017 results.

The company has seen one negative estimate revision in the past few months, while its Zacks Consensus Estimate for the current quarter has also moved lower over the past few months, suggesting there may be trouble down the road. So make sure to keep an eye on this stock going forward, to see if this recent move higher can last.

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CNA Financial currently has a Zacks Rank #4 (Sell) while its Earnings ESP is negative.

A better-ranked stock in the Finance sector is NMI Holdings, Inc. NMIH , which currently carries a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy). You can see  the complete list of today’s Zacks #1 Rank stocks here .

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