Analyst Ratings for Travelers Cos. Inc. (TRV)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Travelers Cos. Inc. (NYSE:TRV) was awarded an average rating of Hold from investment analysts following the stock. A consensus rating of Hold was previously issued for TRV last month.

A buy rating was issued by 4 analysts, 1 issued an overweight rating, 15 gave a hold rating, 1 issued an underweight rating, and 2 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 2 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

TRV was given price targets by several analysts. The highest price target was 148, implying a possible profit of 16.4 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 110, implying a possible loss of -13.49 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -2.66 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -1.92 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -2.46 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -2.94 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 3 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 4 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 11 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

TRV has an estimated earnings growth rate of -10.7 percent as forecasted by analysts. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. TRV has a PEG ratio of -1.19.

In the trailing 52-weeks, TRV hit 129.60 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 103.45. Today's price is 22.91 percent above the 52-week low, and 1.89 percent below the high. TRV has a P/E ratio of 12.69. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The TRV value stock report compares TRV to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of TRV is $34.74 billion. TRV will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.