NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The Travelers Companies (NYSE: TRV) hit a new 52-week low Tuesday as it is currently trading at $46.42, below its previous 52-week low of $46.62 with 611,611 shares traded as of 10:06 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 5.2 million shares over the past 30 days.

The Travelers Companies has a market cap of $20.4 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are down 16% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

The Travelers Companies, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides various commercial and personal property and casualty insurance products and services to businesses, government units, associations, and individuals primarily in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 7.6, below the average insurance industry P/E ratio of 9.6 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates The Travelers Companies as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and reasonable valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow. You can view the full The Travelers Companies Ratings Report.

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