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 price target was 148, which equates to a potential upside of 16.4 percent. The minimum price target given was 110, which equates to a potential downside 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. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -1.92 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised downwards by -2.46 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -2.94 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' 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, while 11 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of TRV's earnings is estimated by analysts to be -10.7 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, 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 below the high by 1.89 percent. 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 stock has a market capitalization of $34.74 billion. TRV's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.