Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model. NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Travelers Companies (NYSE: TRV) is tomorrow, December 6, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 46 cents per share. At a price of $72.23 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.6%. The average volume for Travelers Companies has been 2.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Travelers Companies has a market cap of $27.06 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 19.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. 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 10.2, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Travelers Companies as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance and attractive valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full Travelers Companies Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list. Holiday Special: Subscribe to Action Alerts PLUS to see how Jim Cramer trades his $2.5 Million+ portfolio for 51% off the list price. Your first 14-days are FREE: Sign up today to get e-mail alerts before every trade.