NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- CNA Financial (NYSE: CNA) hit a new 52-week low Monday as it is currently trading at $21.58, below its previous 52-week low of $21.62 with 270,465 shares traded as of 4:04 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 256,700 shares over the past 30 days.

CNA Financial has a market cap of $6.1 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are down 16.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

CNA Financial Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides property and casualty insurance products to small, middle-market, and large businesses and organizations primarily in the United States, Europe, Canada, and Hawaii. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.1, below the average insurance industry P/E ratio of 12.7 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates CNA Financial as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, attractive valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. You can view the full CNA Financial Ratings Report.

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