The Travelers Companies Inc. (NYSE:TRV) saw an upside of 0.16% to close Tuesday at $156.48 after adding $0.25 on the day. The 5-day average trading volume is 1,149,800 shares of the company’s common stock. It has gained $158.74 in the past week. An average of 1,245,970 shares of the company has been traded in the last 20 days, and the 50-day average volume stands at 1,045,592.
TRV’s 1-month performance is -1.52% or $0.12 on its low of $150.26 reached on 10/04/21. The company’s shares have touched a 52-week low of $109.62 and high of $163.29, with the stock’s rally to the 52-week high happening on 08/25/21. YTD, TRV has achieved 11.48% or $16.11. However, the current price is down -4.17%% from the 52-week high price.
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On Aug 27, 47 days have gone by since the last insider trading activity for The Travelers Companies Inc. (TRV). BESSETTE ANDY F (EVP and Chief Admin Officer) most recently sold 20,835 shares at $162.05 per share on Aug 27. This transaction cost the insider $3,376,392. EVP, Strat Dev & Pres Intl, OLIVO MARIA, sold 9,903 shares at a price of $162.04 on Aug 20. Then, on Jul 26, EVP & President, Personal Ins. Klein Michael Frederick sold 12,000 shares at a price of $149.22 per share. This transaction amounted to $1,790,680.
The company’s PE ratio for the last five years has touched a high of 20.52 and a low of 8.218. TRV stock has a beta of 0.76. Moving on to other valuation ratios, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio is 1.16 while the price-to-book (PB) in the most recent quarter is 1.35, with the price to cash flow ratio at 6.10.
The Travelers Companies Inc. pays an annual dividend of $3.52 per share. Its dividend yield is 2.25% and the payout ratio is 22.70%. TRV’s most recent quarterly dividend payment was made on Sep. 30, when it paid $0.88 a share compared with prior rate of $0.88, down 0.0% from last year’s. The company has boosted its dividend for the last 1 consecutive years with the latest dividend increase of $0.03 reported on Tuesday April 20 2021. Measured over the last 3 years, the Dividend has been growing by 19.08% yearly.
It is projected that The Travelers Companies Inc.’s next ex-dividend date will be on 9-Dec. TRV is expected to distribute $0.88 as its next dividend.
As well, the company’s long term debt to equity for the quarter ending June 29 was 0.25, while the total debt to equity was 0.25 while for the period ending June 29; The Travelers Companies Inc.’s operating margin was 14.70%.
For the quarterly period ending June 29 this year, Analysts expected TRV to announce $2.39 per share in earnings in its latest quarter, but it posted $3.45, representing a 44.40% surprise. TRV stock balance sheet for the quarter ending June 29 shows that, with total debt at $7.29 billion. Shareholders hold equity totaling $249.49 million
Let’s look briefly at The Travelers Companies Inc. (TRV) price momentum from a technical analysis perspective. The 9-day relative strength index as at close on 12 October was 55.21% to suggest the stock is trending Neutral, with historical volatility in this time period at 16.19%.
The stock’s 5-day moving average is $156.47, reflecting a +1.87% or $2.88 change from its current price. TRV is currently trading +0.08% above its 20-day SMA, -1.47% above its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is away from the SMA50 and SMA200 by +5.06% and +12.99% respectively.
Stochastic %K and %D was 76.71% and 79.03% and the average true range (ATR) pointed at 3.00. The RSI (14) points at 52.61%, while the 14-day stochastic is at 73.36% with the period’s ATR at 2.95. The stock’s 9-day MACD Oscillator is pointing at 2.04 and 1.76 on the 14-day charts.
In the most recent analyst report for The Travelers Companies Inc. (NYSE: TRV), Wolfe Research launched coverage with an Outperform rating.
What is TRV’s price target for the next 12 months?
Analysts have a consensus price target ranging from a low of $153.00 and a high of $185.00, with their median price target at $158.50. Looking at these predictions, the average price target given by analysts is for The Travelers Companies Inc. (TRV) stock is $163.64.