The Travelers Cos. Inc.

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TRV : NYSE : Finance
$141.1 -0.38 | -0.27%
Today's Range: 140.4 - 142.64
Avg. Daily Volume: 1819300.0
03/21/18 - 4:00 PM ET

Financial Analysis

TRAVELERS COS INC's gross profit margin for the fourth quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased.

At the same time, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only increasing by 2.19% from the same quarter last year.

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Income Statement Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)7451.07067.0
EBITDA ($mil)1155.01468.0
EBIT ($mil)953.01266.0
Net Income ($mil)551.0943.0

Balance Sheet Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)9988.010849.0
Total Assets ($mil)103483.0100245.0
Total Debt ($mil)6571.06437.0
Equity ($mil)23731.023221.0

Profitability Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Gross Profit Margin27.3432.74
EBITDA Margin15.520.77
Operating Margin12.7917.91
Sales Turnover0.280.27
Return on Assets1.983.0
Return on Equity8.6612.97
Debt Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Current Ratio0.00.0
Interest Expense93.090.0
Interest Coverage10.2514.07

Share Data Q4 FY17 Q4 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)271.4279.6
Div / share0.720.67
Book value / share87.4483.05
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume1857512.01501497.0


BUY. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 22.05 for the Insurance industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.66. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 1.61 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 3.28 and a discount versus the industry average of 2.02. The current price-to-sales ratio is well below the S&P 500 average and is also below the industry average, indicating a discount. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, TRAVELERS COS INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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TRV 19.22 Peers 22.05   TRV 10.13 Peers 20.94

Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.

TRV is trading at a discount to its peers.


Discount. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

TRV is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

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  Price to
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TRV 12.43 Peers 14.29   TRV 0.41 Peers 1.13

Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.

TRV is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.


Discount. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.

TRV trades at a significant discount to its peers.

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  Earnings Growth
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TRV 1.61 Peers 2.02   TRV -28.83 Peers -119.89

Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

TRV is trading at a discount to its peers.


Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

TRV is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

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  Sales Growth
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TRV 1.32 Peers 1.52   TRV 5.10 Peers 9.10

Discount. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.

TRV is trading at a discount to its industry on this measurement.


Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

TRV significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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