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CNA Financial Q4 net income $1.0 billion

Christian Fernsby ▼ | February 10, 2020
CNA Financial Corporation today announced fourth quarter 2019 net income of $273 million and core income of $265 million.
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CNA Financial   Core income was $979 million
Net income for the full year 2019 was $1.0 billion and core income was $979 million.

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Property and Casualty Operations combined ratio for the fourth quarter was 95.6% and the underlying combined ratio was 94.9%.

Net investment income, after tax, was $443 million for the fourth quarter of 2019, including $56 million from limited partnership and common stock investments.

Excluding third party captives, Property and Casualty Operations generated gross written premium growth of 8% and net written premium growth of 6% for the fourth quarter of 2019.

Life and Group and Corporate and Other segments produced core losses for the fourth quarter of 2019 of $(4) million and $(68) million, respectively, with the latter driven by a $48 million after tax non economic charge related to asbestos and environmental pollution.

CNA Financial declared a quarterly dividend of $0.37 per share and a special dividend of $2.00 per share, payable March 12, 2020 to stockholders of record on February 24, 2020.