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.

Several price targets were given for TRV by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 148, implying potential capital gains of 16.4 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 110, implying potential capital losses of -13.49 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -2.66 percent. That number becomes -1.92 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -2.46 percent, compared to last month. 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. 3 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 4 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 0 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 11 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

The growth rate of TRV's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -10.7 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, 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.

TRV has a 52-week high of 129.60 and a 52-week low of 103.45. Today's price is 22.91 percent above the 52-week low, and 1.89 percent below the high. TRV has a price/earnings 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.