How to buy Cincinnati Financial Corporation (CINF) shares in Australia
Learn how to easily invest in Cincinnati Financial Corporation shares.
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Cincinnati Financial Corporation (CINF) is a leading insurance-property & casualty business with stocks listed in the US. It opened the day at US$118.59 after a previous close of US$118.7. During the day the price has varied from a low of USD116.935 to a high of USD119.185. The latest price was USD118.81 (25 minute delay). Cincinnati Financial Corporation is listed on the NASDAQ. All prices are listed in US Dollars.
How to buy shares in Cincinnati Financial Corporation
- Compare share trading platforms. To buy shares in a US company from Australia you'll need to find a trading platform that offers access to US stock markets. If you're just starting out, look for a platform with low brokerage and foreign exchange fees.
- Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and tax file number. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
- Search for Cincinnati Financial Corporation. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: CINF. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
- Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Cincinnati Financial Corporation reaches your desired price. To spread out your risk, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
- Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of US$118.7, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimise risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Cincinnati Financial Corporation, depending on your broker.
- Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Cincinnati Financial Corporation. Optimise your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.
What's in this guide?
- Cincinnati Financial Corporation key stats
- Compare share trading platforms
- Is Cincinnati Financial Corporation stock a buy or sell?
- Cincinnati Financial Corporation performance over time
- Is Cincinnati Financial Corporation suitable for ethical investing?
- Are Cincinnati Financial Corporation shares over-valued?
- Cincinnati Financial Corporation's financials
- How volatile are Cincinnati Financial Corporation shares?
- Does Cincinnati Financial Corporation pay a dividend?
- Have Cincinnati Financial Corporation shares ever split?
- Other common questions
Cincinnati Financial Corporation stock price (NASDAQ:CINF)Use our graph to track the performance of CINF stocks over time.
Cincinnati Financial Corporation shares at a glance
|52-week range||US$77.278 - US$127.25|
|50-day moving average||US$119.4936|
|200-day moving average||US$115.8462|
|Dividend yield||US$2.49 (2.12%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||US$15.53|
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Cincinnati Financial Corporation price performance over time
|1 week (2021-11-24)||-0.84%|
|1 month (2021-11-05)||-5.77%|
|3 months (2021-09-03)||-1.87%|
|1 year (2020-12-04)||43.21%|
|2 years (2019-12-05)||13.48%|
|3 years (2018-12-04)||45.76%|
|5 years (2016-12-05)||54.64%|
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Is Cincinnati Financial Corporation under- or over-valued?
Valuing Cincinnati Financial Corporation stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Cincinnati Financial Corporation's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Cincinnati Financial Corporation's P/E ratio
Cincinnati Financial Corporation's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 7x. In other words, Cincinnati Financial Corporation shares trade at around 7x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
Cincinnati Financial Corporation's EBITDA
Cincinnati Financial Corporation's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is US$3.3 billion (£2.5 billion).
The EBITDA is a measure of a Cincinnati Financial Corporation's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Cincinnati Financial Corporation financials
|Revenue TTM||US$9 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||35.47%|
|Gross profit TTM||US$1.7 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||7.09%|
|Return on equity TTM||23.4%|
|Market capitalisation||US$18.2 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Cincinnati Financial Corporation's environmental, social and governance track record
Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Cincinnati Financial Corporation.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
Cincinnati Financial Corporation's total ESG risk score
Total ESG risk: 28.69
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Cincinnati Financial Corporation's overall score of 28.69 (as at 12/31/2018) is nothing to write home about – landing it in it in the 47th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Cincinnati Financial Corporation is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).
Cincinnati Financial Corporation's environmental score
Environmental score: 8.21/100
Cincinnati Financial Corporation's environmental score of 8.21 puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Cincinnati Financial Corporation is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Cincinnati Financial Corporation's social score
Social score: 12.19/100
Cincinnati Financial Corporation's social score of 12.19 puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Cincinnati Financial Corporation is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
Cincinnati Financial Corporation's governance score
Governance score: 17.29/100
Cincinnati Financial Corporation's governance score puts it squarely in the 7th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Cincinnati Financial Corporation is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Cincinnati Financial Corporation's controversy score
Controversy score: 2/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Cincinnati Financial Corporation scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that Cincinnati Financial Corporation has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.
Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary
|Total ESG score||28.69|
|Total ESG percentile||47.14|
|Environmental score percentile||7|
|Social score percentile||7|
|Governance score percentile||7|
|Level of controversy||2|
Cincinnati Financial Corporation share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 41.65% of net profits
Recently Cincinnati Financial Corporation has paid out, on average, around 41.65% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.14% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Cincinnati Financial Corporation shareholders could enjoy a 2.14% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Cincinnati Financial Corporation's case, that would currently equate to about $2.49 per share.
While Cincinnati Financial Corporation's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Cincinnati Financial Corporation may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.
Cincinnati Financial Corporation's most recent dividend payout was on 13 January 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 14 December 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
Have Cincinnati Financial Corporation's shares ever split?
Cincinnati Financial Corporation's shares were split on a 105:100 basis on 3 April 2005. So if you had owned 100 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 105 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Cincinnati Financial Corporation shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 4.8% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Cincinnati Financial Corporation shares which in turn could have impacted Cincinnati Financial Corporation's share price.
Cincinnati Financial Corporation share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Cincinnati Financial Corporation's shares have ranged in value from as little as US$77.278 up to US$127.25. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Cincinnati Financial Corporation's is 0.6935. This would suggest that Cincinnati Financial Corporation's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Cincinnati Financial Corporation overview
Cincinnati Financial Corporation, together with its subsidiary, provides property casualty insurance products in the United States. The company operates through five segments: Commercial Lines Insurance, Personal Lines Insurance, Excess and Surplus Lines Insurance, Life Insurance, and Investments. The Commercial Lines Insurance segment offers coverage for commercial casualty, commercial property, commercial auto, and workers' compensation. It also provides director and officer liability insurance, contract and commercial surety bonds, and fidelity bonds; and machinery and equipment coverage. The Personal Lines Insurance segment offers personal auto insurance; homeowner insurance; and dwelling fire, inland marine, personal umbrella liability, and watercraft coverages to individuals. The Excess and Surplus Lines Insurance segment offers commercial casualty insurance that covers businesses for third-party liability from accidents occurring on their premises or arising out of their operations, such as injuries sustained from products; and commercial property insurance, which insures buildings, inventory, equipment, and business income from loss or damage due to various causes, such as fire, wind, hail, water, theft, and vandalism. The Life Insurance segment provides term life insurance products; universal life insurance products; worksite products, such as term life; and whole life insurance products, as well as markets deferred and immediate annuities. The Investments segment invests in fixed-maturity investments, including taxable and tax-exempt bonds, and redeemable preferred stocks; and equity investments comprising common and nonredeemable preferred stocks. The company also offers commercial leasing and financing services; and insurance brokerage services. Cincinnati Financial Corporation was founded in 1950 and is headquartered in Fairfield, Ohio.
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