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The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TRV) Stock Rating Lowered by BidaskClub

15 July 2017, 10:30 | Justin Tyler

(NYSE:TRV) by 8.4% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Balentine LLC now owns 1,404 shares of the insurance provider's stock worth $169,000 after buying an additional 27 shares during the last quarter.

The stock volatility for week was 0.96% while for month was 0.99%.The stock, as of last close, traded 21.25% to its 52 week low and was changed -3.22% from its 52 week high.

A number of institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. First Personal Financial Services raised its stake in The Travelers Companies by 133.3% in the first quarter. AQR Capital Management LLC now owns 2,765,369 shares of the insurance provider's stock valued at $338,536,000 after buying an additional 101,889 shares in the last quarter. Bartlett & Co. LLC raised its stake in The Travelers Companies by 30.0% in the first quarter. The Travelers Companies (NYSE:TRV) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, April 20th. UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. now owns 1,744,157 shares of the insurance provider's stock valued at $210,241,000 after buying an additional 149,847 shares in the last quarter. Liberty Capital Management Inc. increased its position in shares of The Travelers Companies by 434.8% in the second quarter.

10/21/2015 - The Travelers Companies, Inc. had its "hold" rating reiterated by analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods. Marshall Wace LLP now owns 430,083 shares of the insurance provider's stock valued at $52,651,000 after buying an additional 340,925 shares in the last quarter.

Analysts' mean recommendation for The Travelers Companies, Inc. (TRV), a part of Financial sector and belongs to Property & Casualty Insurance industry; ended its day with gain 0.14% and finalized at the price of $125.43. The stock of Travelers Companies Inc (NYSE:TRV) has "Outperform" rating given on Friday, July 22 by RBC Capital Markets. The company's 50 day moving average price is $124.75 and its 200-day moving average price is $121.62.

Shares of The Travelers Companies, Inc.

The Travelers Companies (NYSE TRV) opened at 126.18 on Monday.

Looking forward, the company is expected to report earnings of $2.11 per share for the current quarter.

Return on equity reveals how much profit a company earned in comparison to the total amount of shareholder equity found on the balance sheet. The firm had revenue of $6.18 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $6.25 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $2.33 earnings per share. Over the past 2 quarters, the stock is up 6.34%, compared with a gain of almost 4.68% for 3 months and about 1.61% for the past 30 days. Equities analysts expect that The Travelers Companies, Inc. will post $9.18 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Most recently the business also disclosed a divided for the quarter, to be paid on early Fri, Jun 30th. traders with a divided record date on Fri, Jun 9th were paid a $0.72 dividend. Company insiders own 0.82% of the company's stock. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, June 7th. This represents a $2.88 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.28%. The Travelers Companies's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 28.40%.

Shares of The Travelers Companies, Inc. (TRV) stake by 9.91% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. "IL" was originally reported by Chaffey Breeze and is the property of of Chaffey Breeze.

09/21/2015 - Sterne Agee began new coverage on The Travelers Companies, Inc. giving the company a "neutral" rating. Finally, Marshall Wace LLP raised its position in The Travelers Companies by 382.4% in the fourth quarter.

01/06/2017 - The Travelers Companies, Inc. was downgraded to "underperform" by analysts at Atlantic Equities. BidaskClub upgraded The Travelers Companies from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a report on Saturday, June 17th.

Using these values we can determine whether The Travelers Companies, Inc.is undervalued and see if the target price does in fact seem reasonable. Bank of America Corporation downgraded The Travelers Companies from a "buy" rating to a "neutral" rating and raised their target price for the company from $120.62 to $129.44 in a report on Monday, June 19th. The stock of Travelers Companies Inc (NYSE:TRV) has "Buy" rating given on Thursday, December 1 by Citigroup. Argus Research maintained it with "Buy" rating and $135 target in Monday, October 26 report. They now have a United States dollars 125 price target on the stock. Also, COO Brian W. Maclean sold 87,916 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, April 24th. The shares were sold at an average price of $120.06, for a total transaction of $1,917,478.26. Following the transaction, the chief operating officer now owns 210,602 shares in the company, valued at $25,274,346.02. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website.

In related news, EVP John P. Clifford, Jr. sold 5,500 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, May 5th. Guggenheim Capital upped its stake in The Travelers Companies by 31.0% in the Q4. The Firm operates through three divisions: Specialty Products, Chromium and Surfactants.

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