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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for TRV. The maximum price target given was 148, implying a possible profit of 16.4 percent. The lowest price target was 110, implying a possible loss 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. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -2.46 percent, as compared to a month ago. 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. 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, while 11 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of TRV to grow at a rate of -10.7 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. 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.

TRV has a 52-week high of 129.60 and a 52-week low of 103.45. Currently the stock is 22.91 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 1.89 percent. 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.