FAQ

INFORMATION FOR SHAREHOLDERS:

  1. Are cash dividends paid on Cincinnati Financial Corporation’s stock?
  2. Who is Cincinnati Financial’s transfer agent?
  3. Does CFC offer a Shareholder Investment Plan?
  4. How do I transfer shares to a broker?
  5. What is Cincinnati Financial’s CUSIP number for its common stock?
  6. What is a Medallion Signature Guarantee?
  7. Can I sell my Cincinnati Financial Stock through the Shareholder Investment Plan?
  8. Can I access my account information online?
  9. Does CFC offer an automatic dividend reinvestment plan?
  10. How do I change my dividend distribution on my account?
  11. Does CFC offer dividend direct deposit plan?
  12. How do I replace a lost or outdated dividend or sale check?
  13. How can I calculate my capital gain or loss on CFC shares?
  14. Where can I find historical CFC stock price information?
  15. Who do I contact with questions about my stock (obtain account information, replace a lost or stolen certificate, report a change of address or transfer ownership of stock)?
  16. Who do I contact with questions about stock options or the stock loan program if I am an associate of The Cincinnati Insurance Companies?

ABOUT OUR INVESTOR COMMUNICATIONS:

  1. When is the annual shareholder meeting?
  2. Where can I get a copy of CFC’s quarterly or annual report?
  3. When is CFC’s fiscal year?
  4. When are CFC’s next earnings release date and earnings conference call with the financial community?

ABOUT OUR BUSINESS

  1. What is CFC’s main business?
  2. What type of insurance does Cincinnati provide?
  3. How can I find a local Cincinnati agent?
  4. How many people does CFC employ?
  5. What is CFC’s investment philosophy?

INFORMATION FOR SHAREHOLDERS:

Are cash dividends paid on Cincinnati Financial Corporation’s stock?
Yes. We have increased dividends for more than 55 consecutive years. Our board of directors determines the payment dates and amounts of cash dividends. Check our News Releases for current dividend announcements.
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Who is Cincinnati Financial’s transfer agent?
Effective July 29, 2019, our transfer agent is Equiniti Trust Company.

Telephone: 866-638-6443

Online: www.shareowneronline.com, select Contact Us


Postal mail: EQ Shareowner Services
1110 Centre Pointe Curve,Suite 101
Mendota Heights, MN 55120-4100

Please see the Transfer Agent page for more details.

 

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Does CFC offer a Shareholder Investment Plan?
Yes. Our transfer agent is pleased to offer shareholders enrollment in the Shareholder Investment Plan. Please see the Shareholder Investment Plan page for more details.
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How do I transfer shares to a broker?
You can transfer shares electronically through your broker or financial institution via the Direct Registration System. Contact your broker or financial institution to initiate the transfer. It is helpful to have your current statement available when contacting them.
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What is Cincinnati Financial’s CUSIP number for its common stock?
Our CUSIP number is 172062101.
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What is a Medallion Signature Guarantee?
A Medallion Signature Guarantee is a guarantee that the signature is genuine, the signer is an appropriate person to endorse and the signer has legal capacity to sign. A financial institution or broker usually has the authority to guarantee shareholders’ signatures.
 
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Can I sell my Cincinnati Financial Stock through the Shareholder Investment Plan?
Yes. Our transfer agent will be happy to assist you with the selling of your shares of CFC Stock. Please see the Shareholder Investment Plan page for more details.

 

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Can I access my account information online?
Yes. You can access your online shareholder account through our transfer agent. Please see the Transfer Agent page for more details.
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Does CFC offer an automatic dividend reinvestment plan?
Yes. If you are a registered shareholder of just one share of CFC stock, you may enroll in the Shareholder Investment Plan which gives you the option to have your dividends automatically reinvested in CFC stock with a minimal service and brokerage fee. Our transfer agent administers the Shareholder Investment Plan, which makes it easy to elect to make additional purchases through the Automatic Account Deduction and/or Voluntary Cash Purchase programs. Participation in the Plan is voluntary, and you may withdraw at any time. For more information, click here or contact shareholder_inquiries@cinfin.com
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How do I change my dividend distribution on my account?
Contact our transfer agent if you wish to change your dividend distribution on your account. Please see the Transfer Agent page for more infromation.
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Does CFC offer dividend direct deposit plan?
Yes. Contact our transfer agent if you wish to enroll in dividend direct deposit. Please see the Transfer Agent page for more details.
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How do I replace a lost or outdated dividend or sale check?
If you are holding a dividend check, you should cash it as soon as possible. To verify the status of a check that you are holding or to request a replacement check, contact Cincinnati directly at 513-870-2639.
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How can I calculate my capital gain or loss on CFC shares?
Capital gain or loss generally is equal to the difference between the price at which you sold a share of CFC stock and the price you paid for that share, adjusted for all stock splits and stock dividends.

Each shareholder is responsible for maintaining records that show the cost basis of your shares to use in making that calculation.
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Where can I find historical CFC stock price information?
The last 10 years of historical price data for CFC stock is available through Nasdaq.com.
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Who do I contact with questions about my stock (obtain account information, replace a lost or stolen certificate, report a change of address or transfer ownership of stock)?
Our transfer agent can help with a variety of stockholder-related services. Please see the Transfer Agent page for more details. If you own shares through a brokerage firm, you need to contact the brokerage directly.
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Who do I contact with questions about stock options or the stock loan program if I am an associate of The Cincinnati Insurance Companies?
Please contact the Shareholder Services department at 513-870-2639.
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ABOUT OUR INVESTOR COMMUNICATIONS:

When is the annual shareholder meeting?
Our Annual Meeting of Shareholders is in the spring. Please refer to our Calendar of Events for date, time and location. You can sign up to receive an email alert whenever a new event is added by visiting the Email Alerts page.
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Where can I get a copy of CFC’s quarterly or annual report?
Our shareholder communications are available online. To request a printed copy of a report, please email shareholder_inquiries@cinfin.com or call 513-870-2639.
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When is CFC’s fiscal year?
Our fiscal year ends on December 31.
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When are CFC’s next earnings release date and earnings conference call with the financial community?
Earnings release and conference call webcast dates are listed as soon as they are available on the Calendar of Events. You may listen to our conference calls live via webcast by visiting the Calendar of Events. You can sign up to receive an email alert whenever a new event is added by visiting the Email Alerts page.
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ABOUT OUR BUSINESS

What is CFC’s main business?
Our main business is insurance. Cincinnati Financial Corporation (CFC) is the parent company for a group of insurance companies collectively known as The Cincinnati Insurance Companies. CFC Investment Company complements the insurance subsidiaries with commercial leasing and financing services. CSU Producer Resources is a wholly owned brokerage subsidiary that will provide exclusive access for our independent agencies to our excess and surplus lines insurance products. Cincinnati Global Underwriting Ltd. operates through Cincinnati Global Underwriting Agency Ltd., which is the Lloyd’s managing agent for Cincinnati Global Syndicate 318.
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What type of insurance does Cincinnati provide?
Through The Cincinnati Insurance Company, we sell a broad range of business, homeowner and auto policies through a select group of approximately 1,700 independent insurance agencies in more than 40 states and the District of Columbia. The Cincinnati Life Insurance Company markets life insurance and annuities and The Cincinnati Specialty Underwriters Company offers excess and surplus lines products. 
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How can I find a local Cincinnati agent?
You may click on Find an Agency or call (800) 769-0548 for an agent referral. Consider insuring your home, auto, life or business with Cincinnati through your local independent agent.
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How many people does CFC employ?
Cincinnati Financial Corporation and subsidiaries employ approximately 5,000 associates at year-end 2018. Nearly 3,200 associates work at our headquarters in Fairfield, Ohio. More than 1,700 field representatives work out of their homes in our independent agents’ communities.
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What is CFC’s investment philosophy?
We focus on common stocks of well-managed, high-quality companies with proven success and regular dividend increases. Click on Investment Philosophy for more information.
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