The Travelers Companies, Inc. (TRV) – Long Run Forecast Pointing to Profits

BENET JAY S, Vice Chairman, subtracted 21,972 shares of The Travelers Companies, Inc. (TRV) from its portfolio at the rate of $146.59 per share valuing $3,220,907 on Aug 23. The insider left behind 85,866 shares of the company to its portfolio. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $143.49, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $144.37. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $142.07 and a 2nd Support Level at $141.53. Before making a move on any particular stock, readers often pay close attention to support and resistance markers. The last reported price for shares of The Travelers Companies, Inc. (TRV) was $142.60. The Travelers Companies, Inc. (TRV) stock has lost -$2.36, or -1.63%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have lost -$3.63, or -2.48%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has fallen by -$9.83, or -6.45%. This year-to-date, The Travelers Companies, Inc. (TRV) shares have gained $22.85, or 19.08%.

Analyzing price projection indicators is a helpful way to determine whether a potential stock buy is a wise choice for profits in the short term, medium term, and long term. For The Travelers Companies, Inc. (TRV) stock, 50% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Sell .” Meanwhile, Hold % of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “.” Looking further ahead, Hold % of long-term indicators suggest that this stock is a “.”

With 260,386 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $37,131,044K. The Travelers Companies, Inc. (TRV) generates $30,282 M in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of $2,523 M. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of 14.71%, a 3-Year Total Return of 23.91%, and a 5-year Total Return of 52.94%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is 54.59%, with its most recent dividend valued at $0.820 per share on 09/09/19. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 2.30%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 3.28.

In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in 06/19, The Travelers Companies, Inc. (TRV) reported earnings of $2.02 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of $2.27 per share, representing a -0.25 difference and -11.01% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in 03/19, the reported earnings of $2.83 represented a 0.07 difference from the consensus estimate calling for $2.76 per share, which was a 2.54% surprise.

For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 09/2019, the average earnings estimate is $2.34 per share. This estimate came from a total of 8 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was $2.51 and the low estimate was $2.09. In the year-ago quarter, The Travelers Companies, Inc. (TRV) generated per-share earnings of $2.54. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be -7.87% .

Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 9 purchases (53,982 shares in total) and 8 sale (56,566 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 25 insider buys amounting to 263,287 shares and 26 insider sales amounting to 270,426 shares. In the past full year, 54 insider purchases were made (involving 484,803 shares) and 50 insider sell-offs equivalent to 455,621 shares.

Moving onto liquidity, The Travelers Companies, Inc. (TRV) has a Current Ratio of 0.41. Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 28.67, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 22.28, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 6.24. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 26.05.