What is the Price Targets for The Travelers Companies Inc. (TRV)?


The Travelers Companies Inc. (NYSE:TRV) saw an upside of 3.70% to close Tuesday at $193.25 after adding $6.89 on the day. The 5-day average trading volume is 1,808,780 shares of the company’s common stock. It has gained $193.84 in the past week and touched a new high 3 times within the past 5 days. An average of 1,258,630 shares of the company has been traded in the last 20 days, and the 50-day average volume stands at 1,312,998.

TRV’s 1-month performance is 2.02% or $3.77 on its low of $181.36 reached on 01/17/23. The company’s shares have touched a 52-week low of $149.65 and high of $194.45, with the stock’s rally to the 52-week high happening on 01/06/23. YTD, TRV has achieved 3.07% or $5.76 and has reached a new high 3 times. However, the current price is down -0.62% from the 52-week high price.

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Insider Transactions

TRV stock investors last saw insider trading activity on Nov 30.Yin Daniel Tei-Hwa (EVP & Co-Chief Invest. Officer) most recently sold 5,234 shares at $188.48 per share on Nov 30. This transaction cost the insider $986,499. Vice Chairman, HEYMAN WILLIAM H, sold 2,000 shares at a price of $189.88 on Nov 30. Then, on Nov 25, Vice Chairman HEYMAN WILLIAM H sold 5,000 shares at a price of $189.11 per share. This transaction amounted to $945,550.

Valuation Metrics

TRV stock has a beta of 0.64. Moving on to other valuation ratios, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio is 1.24 while the price-to-book (PB) in the most recent quarter is 2.29, with the price to cash flow ratio at 7.56.

As well, the company’s long term debt to equity for the quarter ending September 29 was 0.36, while the total debt to equity was 0.37.

Earnings Surprise

For the quarterly period ending September 29 this year, Net income shrunk -45.81% to $454.0 million, while revenue of $551.0 million was -21.37% off the previous quarter. Analysts expected TRV to announce $1.56 per share in earnings in its latest quarter, but it posted $2.2, representing a 41.00% surprise. Shareholders hold equity totaling $234.35 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 24 January was 62.28% to suggest the stock is trending Neutral, with historical volatility in this time period at 32.48%.

The stock’s 5-day moving average is $186.52, reflecting a +4.46% or $8.25 change from its current price. TRV is currently trading +3.23% above its 20-day SMA, +18.22% above its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is away from the SMA50 by +6.09% and SMA200 by+5.84%.

Stochastic %K and %D was 53.12% and 35.17% and the average true range (ATR) pointed at 4.37. The RSI (14) points at 59.09%, while the 14-day stochastic is at 90.83% with the period’s ATR at 4.05. The stock’s 9-day MACD Oscillator is pointing at -0.04 and -0.55 on the 14-day charts.

Analyst Ratings

In the most recent analyst report for The Travelers Companies Inc. (NYSE: TRV), BMO Capital Markets launched coverage with an Outperform rating.


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