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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 114.44 (-0.93% today). The market cap for The Travelers Companies, Inc. is 34018.33, and is in the sector Financial, and Property & Casualty Insurance industry. The target price for The Travelers Companies, Inc. is 114.56. Currently The Travelers Companies, Inc. is trading with a P/E of 11.16, and a forward P/E of 11.75. Average volume for The Travelers Companies, Inc. is 1411.69 and so far today it is 123404.

Performance in the last year for The Travelers Companies, Inc. has been 18.75%. For EPS growth, The Travelers Companies, Inc. has seen a growth of 1.60%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 3.45%. 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 -2.27%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 2.40%.

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 4.12%. With The Travelers Companies, Inc. trading at 114.44, the dividend yield is 2.32%, and the EPS is 10.35.

So could The Travelers Companies, Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 11.16. The PEG is 2.48, P/S is 1.26 and the P/B is at 1.36. The P/cash is 128.37, with P/free cash flow at 10.95.

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 82.00%. Outstanding shares are at 294.48. While shares float is 286.76. The float short is currently 2.67%, and short ratio is 5.42.

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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