CNA Financial As of October 10, 2023 ticker dps (an.) 2024 hike 2023 hike 2022 hike
CNA $1.68 5.0% 5.3% 2.7%
Business yield Hike yrs 5 yr CAGR freq. paid since
P&C Insurance 4.2% 7 3.7% Quarter 2007
CNA Financial hikes dividend by 5.7% and pays special dividend

CNA Financial (CNA) will pay a special dividend of $2.00 per share. The insurer also hikes its regular quarterly dividend by 5.7 percent to 37 cents per share. Last year CNA also paid a $2.00 per share special dividend. Today's dividend increase is the first since 2018.

The new quarterly dividend of $0.37 per share and a special dividend of $2.00 per share are both payable March 12, 2020 to stockholders of record on February 24, 2020. The annual dividend rate of $1.48 per share yields 3.0% at a stock price of $50.78.

CNA Financial Corporation is an insurance holding company. The company provides property and casualty insurance products and services to small, middle-market and large businesses. Its International segment provides management and professional liability coverages, as well as a range of other property and casualty insurance products and services. Loews Corporation (L) is the largest shareholder in CNA Financial with 242.65 million shares (89.38%) as of December 30, 2019. CNA Financial has paid a dividend every year since 2007.