The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TRV) has been given a $125.00 price objective by stock analysts at Wells Fargo & Company in a report released on Tuesday. The firm currently has a “hold” rating on the insurance provider’s stock. Wells Fargo & Company’s target price indicates a potential downside of 6.24% from the company’s current price.

A number of other research firms have also recently commented on TRV. B. Riley reaffirmed a “neutral” rating on shares of The Travelers Companies in a research note on Monday, November 6th. Argus lifted their price target on shares of The Travelers Companies from $139.00 to $145.00 and gave the stock a “positive” rating in a research note on Monday, October 23rd. They noted that the move was a valuation call. Morgan Stanley lifted their price target on shares of The Travelers Companies from $119.00 to $124.00 and gave the stock an “underweight” rating in a research note on Friday, October 20th. Citigroup Inc. lifted their price target on shares of The Travelers Companies from $143.00 to $151.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, October 20th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada lifted their price target on shares of The Travelers Companies to $140.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research note on Friday, October 20th. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The Travelers Companies has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $128.54.

Shares of The Travelers Companies (NYSE:TRV) opened at $133.32 on Tuesday. The Travelers Companies has a fifty-two week low of $110.40 and a fifty-two week high of $135.71. The company has a quick ratio of 0.41, a current ratio of 0.41 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.29. The firm has a market cap of $37,096.74, a PE ratio of 16.55, a PEG ratio of 2.50 and a beta of 1.26.

The Travelers Companies (NYSE:TRV) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 19th. The insurance provider reported $0.91 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $2.10 by ($1.19). The Travelers Companies had a return on equity of 9.87% and a net margin of 8.56%. The firm had revenue of $6.66 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $6.46 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $2.40 earnings per share. The Travelers Companies’s revenue for the quarter was up 4.2% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts anticipate that The Travelers Companies will post 7.23 earnings per share for the current year.

The Travelers Companies announced that its board has approved a stock repurchase plan on Monday, September 11th that allows the company to repurchase shares. This repurchase authorization allows the insurance provider to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are generally an indication that the company’s board believes its stock is undervalued.

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Several large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. CWM LLC raised its stake in shares of The Travelers Companies by 4.9% during the 2nd quarter. CWM LLC now owns 794 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $100,000 after acquiring an additional 37 shares in the last quarter. Tradewinds Capital Management LLC raised its stake in shares of The Travelers Companies by 1.1% during the 2nd quarter. Tradewinds Capital Management LLC now owns 905 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $115,000 after acquiring an additional 10 shares in the last quarter. Intellectus Partners LLC raised its stake in shares of The Travelers Companies by 4.6% during the 2nd quarter. Intellectus Partners LLC now owns 933 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $118,000 after acquiring an additional 41 shares in the last quarter. Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC raised its stake in shares of The Travelers Companies by 3.6% during the 2nd quarter. Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC now owns 995 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $126,000 after acquiring an additional 35 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Omnia Family Wealth LLC raised its stake in shares of The Travelers Companies by 4.7% during the 2nd quarter. Omnia Family Wealth LLC now owns 1,015 shares of the insurance provider’s stock worth $128,000 after acquiring an additional 46 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 77.63% of the company’s stock.

The Travelers Companies Company Profile

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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