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How to buy The Travelers Companies stock
Learn how to easily invest in The Travelers Companies stock.
The Travelers Companies Inc is an insurance-property & casualty business based in the US. The Travelers Companies shares (TRV) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. The Travelers Companies employs 29,988 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.
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- TRV shares summary
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- Is TRV stock a buy or sell?
- Stock performance over time
- Is TRV suitable for ethical investing?
- Are TRV shares over-valued?
- The Travelers Companies's financials
- How volatile are TRV shares?
- Does The Travelers Companies pay a dividend?
- Have TRV shares ever split?
- Other common questions
The Travelers Companies stock price (NYSE: TRV)Use our graph to track the performance of TRV stocks over time.
The Travelers Companies shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$162.61|
|52-week range||$132.86 - $168.31|
|50-day moving average||$156.71|
|200-day moving average||$155.69|
|Wall St. target price||$166.07|
|Dividend yield||$3.46 (2.16%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$14.28|
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Is it a good time to buy The Travelers Companies stock?
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The Travelers Companies price performance over time
|1 week (2022-01-14)||-0.37%|
|1 month (2021-12-22)||5.12%|
|3 months (2021-10-22)||0.15%|
|6 months (2021-07-22)||10.05%|
|1 year (2021-01-22)||11.50%|
|2 years (2020-01-22)||15.05%|
|3 years (2019-01-22)||32.89%|
|5 years (2017-01-20)||37.78%|
Is The Travelers Companies stock undervalued or overvalued?
Valuing The Travelers Companies stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of The Travelers Companies's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
The Travelers Companies's P/E ratio
The Travelers Companies's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 11x. In other words, The Travelers Companies shares trade at around 11x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
The Travelers Companies's PEG ratio
The Travelers Companies's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.0964. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into The Travelers Companies's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
The Travelers Companies's EBITDA
The Travelers Companies's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $5.6 billion.
The EBITDA is a measure of a The Travelers Companies's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
The Travelers Companies financials
|Revenue TTM||$34.2 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||13.91%|
|Gross profit TTM||$8.1 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||2.51%|
|Return on equity TTM||12.92%|
|Market capitalisation||$40.2 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
The Travelers Companies's environmental, social and governance track record
Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like The Travelers Companies.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
The Travelers Companies's total ESG risk score
Total ESG risk: 22.43
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and The Travelers Companies's overall score of 22.43 (as at 12/31/2018) is pretty good – landing it in it in the 28th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like The Travelers Companies is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).
The Travelers Companies's environmental score
Environmental score: 1.05/100
The Travelers Companies's environmental score of 1.05 puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that The Travelers Companies is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
The Travelers Companies's social score
Social score: 8.75/100
The Travelers Companies's social score of 8.75 puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that The Travelers Companies is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
The Travelers Companies's governance score
Governance score: 11.14/100
The Travelers Companies's governance score puts it squarely in the 2nd percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that The Travelers Companies is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
The Travelers Companies's controversy score
Controversy score: 2/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. The Travelers Companies scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that The Travelers Companies has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.
Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary
|Total ESG score||22.43|
|Total ESG percentile||28.18|
|Environmental score percentile||2|
|Social score percentile||2|
|Governance score percentile||2|
|Level of controversy||2|
The Travelers Companies share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 25.49% of net profits
Recently The Travelers Companies has paid out, on average, around 25.49% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.16% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), The Travelers Companies shareholders could enjoy a 2.16% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In The Travelers Companies's case, that would currently equate to about $3.46 per share.
While The Travelers Companies's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that The Travelers Companies may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.
The Travelers Companies's most recent dividend payout was on 30 December 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 8 December 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
Have The Travelers Companies's shares ever split?
The Travelers Companies's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 11 May 1998. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your The Travelers Companies shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for The Travelers Companies shares which in turn could have impacted The Travelers Companies's share price.
The Travelers Companies share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, The Travelers Companies's shares have ranged in value from as little as $132.8636 up to $168.31. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while The Travelers Companies's is 0.7836. This would suggest that The Travelers Companies's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
The Travelers Companies overview
The Travelers Companies, Inc. , through its subsidiaries, provides a range of commercial and personal property, and casualty insurance products and services to businesses, government units, associations, and individuals in the United states and internationally. The company operates through three segments: Business Insurance, Bond & Specialty Insurance, and Personal Insurance. The Business Insurance segment offers workers' compensation, commercial automobile and property, general liability, commercial multi-peril, employers' liability, public and product liability, professional indemnity, marine, aviation, onshore and offshore energy, construction, terrorism, personal accident, and kidnap and ransom insurance products. This segment operates through select accounts, which serve small businesses; commercial accounts that serve mid-sized businesses; national accounts, which serve large companies; and national property and other that serve large and mid-sized customers, commercial trucking industry, and agricultural businesses, as well as markets and distributes its products through brokers, wholesale agents, program managers, and specialized retail agents. The Bond & Specialty Insurance segment provides surety, fidelity, management and professional liability, and other property and casualty insurance products through independent agencies and brokers. The Personal Insurance segment offers property and casualty insurance covering personal risks, primarily automobile and homeowners insurance to individuals through independent agencies and brokers.
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Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of The Travelers Companies is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.278% of The Travelers Companies shares are held by insiders and 84.699% by institutions. How many people work for The Travelers Companies?
Latest data suggests 29,988 work at The Travelers Companies. When does the fiscal year end for The Travelers Companies?
The Travelers Companies's fiscal year ends in December. Where is The Travelers Companies based?
The Travelers Companies's address is: 485 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY, United States, 10017-2630 What is The Travelers Companies's ISIN number?
The Travelers Companies's international securities identification number is: US89417E1091 What is The Travelers Companies's CUSIP number?
The Travelers Companies's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 792856205
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