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 most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 148, which equates to a potential upside of 16.4 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 110, which equates to a potential downside of -13.49 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -2.66 percent on average, compared to last month. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -1.92 percent. 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 made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, 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 that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, even though it may be more relevant to compare the ratio to that of a firm's competitors. 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 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.