Cincinnati Financial Corp Gets a Hold Rating from RBC Capital

By Ryan Adsit

In a report released today, Mark Dwelle from RBC Capital reiterated a Hold rating on Cincinnati Financial Corp (NASDAQ: CINF), with a price target of $72. The company’s shares closed last Friday at $69.04, close to its 52-week low of $67.42.

According to, Dwelle is a top 100 analyst with an average return of 12.8% and a 82.1% success rate. Dwelle covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as American Equity Investment Life, American International Group, and Marsh & Mclennan Companies.

Cincinnati Financial Corp has an analyst consensus of Hold, with a price target consensus of $71.

The company has a one year high of $79.60 and a one year low of $67.42. Currently, Cincinnati Financial Corp has an average volume of 542K.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 76 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is positive on the stock. This means that over the past quarter there has been an increase of insiders buying their shares of CINF in relation to earlier this year. Earlier this month, David Osborn, a Director at CINF bought 1,925 shares for a total of $134,750.

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Cincinnati Financial Corp. engages in the provision of property casualty and life insurance services. It operates its business through following segments: Commercial Lines Insurance; Personal Lines Insurance; Excess and Surplus Lines Insurance; Life Insurance; and Investments. The Commercial Lines Insurance segment includes commercial casualty, commercial property, commercial auto, worker’s compensation, and other commercial lines insurance. The Personal Lines Insurance segment manages personal auto, homeowner, and other personal lines insurance. The Excess and Surplus Lines Insurance segment covers business risks such as the nature of the business or its claim history, that are difficult to profitably insure in the standard commercial lines market. The Life Insurance segment offers term life insurance, universal life insurance, worksite products, and whole life insurance services. The Investment segment generates revenue from the fixed-maturity investment and equity investment. The company was founded by John Jack Schiff Sr., Robert Cleveland Schiff, and Harry M. Turner in 1968 and is headquartered in Fairfield, OH.