Several analysts have recently updated their ratings and price targets for The Travelers Companies (NYSE: TRV):

  • 8/1/2017 – The Travelers Companies was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating.
  • 7/26/2017 – The Travelers Companies had its “neutral” rating reaffirmed by analysts at MKM Partners. They now have a $130.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $115.00.
  • 7/24/2017 – The Travelers Companies had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Citigroup Inc.. They now have a $148.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $150.00.
  • 7/24/2017 – The Travelers Companies was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating.
  • 7/13/2017 – The Travelers Companies had its price target raised by analysts at Citigroup Inc. from $140.00 to $150.00. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 7/12/2017 – The Travelers Companies was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating.
  • 7/7/2017 – The Travelers Companies had its “underweight” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Morgan Stanley. They now have a $119.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $112.00.
  • 7/3/2017 – The Travelers Companies was upgraded by analysts at Vetr from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $132.68 price target on the stock.
  • 6/27/2017 – The Travelers Companies was upgraded by analysts at Vetr from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating. They now have a $132.68 price target on the stock.
  • 6/20/2017 – The Travelers Companies had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods.
  • 6/19/2017 – The Travelers Companies was downgraded by analysts at Bank of America Corporation from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating. They now have a $129.44 price target on the stock, up previously from $120.62.
  • 6/17/2017 – The Travelers Companies was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating.

Shares of The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE TRV) opened at 129.69 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $35.79 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.91 and a beta of 1.20. The Travelers Companies, Inc. has a 52 week low of $103.45 and a 52 week high of $130.18. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $127.13 and a 200-day moving average price of $123.06.

The Travelers Companies (NYSE:TRV) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 20th. The insurance provider reported $1.92 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $2.07 by $0.15. The Travelers Companies had a net margin of 10.15% and a return on equity of 11.68%. The business had revenue of $6.35 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $6.31 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $2.20 EPS. The Travelers Companies’s revenue was up 4.7% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities analysts anticipate that The Travelers Companies, Inc. will post $8.92 EPS for the current year.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 29th. Investors of record on Friday, September 8th will be issued a dividend of $0.72 per share. This represents a $2.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.22%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 7th. The Travelers Companies’s payout ratio is currently 28.77%.

In related news, Vice Chairman William H. Heyman sold 7,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, May 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of $123.48, for a total transaction of $864,360.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the insider now owns 246,744 shares in the company, valued at approximately $30,467,949.12. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, Vice Chairman Jay S. Benet sold 16,566 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, August 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $130.01, for a total value of $2,153,745.66. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 93,872 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $12,204,298.72. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. In the last 90 days, insiders have sold 185,978 shares of company stock valued at $23,627,310. 0.82% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

The Travelers Companies, Inc is a holding company. The Company’s segments include Business and International Insurance; Bond & Specialty Insurance, and Personal Insurance. Through its subsidiaries, it provides commercial and personal property and casualty insurance products and services. The Business and International Insurance segment offers property and casualty insurance and insurance related services to its clients, in the United States and in Canada, as well as in the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland, Brazil and throughout other parts of the world.

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