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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 117.41 (0.59% today). The market cap for The Travelers Companies, Inc. is 34156.94, and is in the sector Financial, and Property & Casualty Insurance industry. The target price for The Travelers Companies, Inc. is 113.29. Currently The Travelers Companies, Inc. is trading with a P/E of 10.97, and a forward P/E of 11.76. Average volume for The Travelers Companies, Inc. is 1472.07 and so far today it is 463811.

Performance in the last year for The Travelers Companies, Inc. has been 13.43%. For EPS growth, The Travelers Companies, Inc. has seen a growth of 1.60%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 4.47%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 10.40% over the last five years and could be 4.28% 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 -9.60%. The 20-day simple moving average is 2.77%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 5.96%.

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 4.61%. With The Travelers Companies, Inc. trading at 117.41, the dividend yield is 2.30%, and the EPS is 10.64.

So could The Travelers Companies, Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 10.97. The PEG is 2.56, P/S is 1.27 and the P/B is at 1.42. The P/cash is 94.62, with P/free cash flow at 10.22.

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 0.24, 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 18.10% and a profit margin of 12.20%.Payout ratio for The Travelers Companies, Inc. is 22.70%. Return on assets come to 3.20% with return on investment coming to 12.70%.

Insider ownership for The Travelers Companies, Inc., is at 0.50% and institutional ownership comes to 81.60%. Outstanding shares are at 292.64. While shares float is 290.87. The float short is currently 2.51%, and short ratio is 4.96.

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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