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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TRV)?

The company in question is, The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TRV) currently with a stock price of 114.98 (-0.09% today). The market cap for The Travelers Companies, Inc. is 33140.69, and is in the sector Financial, and Property & Casualty Insurance industry. The target price for The Travelers Companies, Inc. is 114.12. Currently The Travelers Companies, Inc. is trading with a P/E of 11.11, and a forward P/E of 11.69. Average volume for The Travelers Companies, Inc. is 1377.98 and so far today it is 1344100.

Performance in the last year for The Travelers Companies, Inc. has been 11.04%. For EPS growth, The Travelers Companies, Inc. has seen a growth of 1.60%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 2.84%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 10.40% over the last five years and could be 4.50% for the next five years. The Travelers Companies, Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 1.10%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -11.40%. The 20-day simple moving average is -0.79%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 2.49%.

Since the IPO date for The Travelers Companies, Inc. on the 7/9/1986, The Travelers Companies, Inc. has seen performance year to date to be 3.63%. With The Travelers Companies, Inc. trading at 114.98, the dividend yield is 2.33%, and the EPS is 10.35.

So could The Travelers Companies, Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 11.11. The PEG is 2.47, P/S is 1.23 and the P/B is at 1.35. The P/cash is 125.06, with P/free cash flow at 10.67.

The Travelers Companies, Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is *TBA, and the quick ratio is *TBA. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.26, and total debt/equity at 0.26.

In terms of margins, The Travelers Companies, Inc. has a gross margin of *TBA, an operating margin of 17.40% and a profit margin of 11.60%.Payout ratio for The Travelers Companies, Inc. is 23.90%. Return on assets come to 3.10% with return on investment coming to 12.70%.

Insider ownership for The Travelers Companies, Inc., is at 0.30% and institutional ownership comes to 81.70%. Outstanding shares are at 288.23. While shares float is 286.3. The float short is currently 2.66%, and short ratio is 5.54.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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