5. Travelers Cos. ( TRV) Company Profile: Travelers provides commercial and personal property and casualty insurance products and services to businesses, government units, associations and individuals. Reporting Date: Jan. 25 (before market opens) Historical Price Performance: Travelers shares have climbed an average of 1.9% in the trading session immediately after the company posts fourth-quarter results, as the chart below shows. Travelers shares rose 6.2% on Jan. 27, 2009, after the company reported fourth-quarter 2008 operating income of $939 million, or $1.58 a share. Analyst Consensus: Travelers should report a fourth-quarter profit of $1.70 a share, based on a Thomson Reuters poll of 20 analysts. Revenue should come in at $5.3 billion, an increase of nearly 2% from the year-earlier quarter. In the fourth quarter of 2009, Travelers had a profit of $2.12 a share on revenue of $5.2 billion.