Travelers Companies, Inc. (TRV)

136.39
NYSE
Prev Close 134.63
Day Low/High 134.76 / 136.94
52 Wk Low/High 76.99 / 141.87
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 253.31B
Market Cap 34.10B
P/E Ratio 15.40
Div & Yield N.A. (N.A)

Adding More Hartford Shares

I'm picking up more Hartford Financial (HIG) at $44.90 a share. The stock got hit yesterday after rival insurer Travelers (TRV) missed analyst estimates for earnings per share.

Complacency Sets In, and a Top May Be Near

Complacency Sets In, and a Top May Be Near

A low VIX and other signals indicate the next substantial move will be to the downside.

Encouraging Signs, Technically Speaking

Encouraging Signs, Technically Speaking

For one, volume has been lighter in the drop than it was in the advance.

Putting Hartford Financial on My 'Best Long Ideas' List

I'm adding Hartford Financial Services (HIG) to my "Best Long Ideas" list at $39.12 a share. I continue to view this insurer as a potential takeover target, and recall that Ace paid a 30% premium for Chubb. Potential HIG bidders could include Allsta...

Jim Cramer Likes Traveler's, AIG, Activision, Take Two Interactive

Jim Cramer Likes Traveler's, AIG, Activision, Take Two Interactive

Jim Cramer, portfolio manager of Action Alerts PLUS and host of CNBC’s Mad Money, said the market could retrench further due to what’s happening in China.

Why Everyone Should Own These 4 Insurance Stocks in 2016

Why Everyone Should Own These 4 Insurance Stocks in 2016

Shares of ACE Limited (ACE) rose over 4 percent last year and the property and casualty insurer could enjoy another market-beating year in 2016.

Travelers Soon May Travel To New Highs

Travelers Soon May Travel To New Highs

The insurance giant appears to be breaking out of a seven-week consolidation.

There's One Word for This Market: Sick!

There's One Word for This Market: Sick!

When a market only can rally on news and needs no news to go down, it is not a good sign.

Travelers downgraded at BofA/Merrill

Hartford Financial Results Due Out Tonight

Hartford Financial Services Group (HIG) -- a former holding of mine -- reports quarterly results tonight after the bell. I took a small speculative HIG position a few months ago after a large level of call-buying riveted my attention, but I recently...

The Book of Boockvar

Peter Boockvar looks at China, the European Central Bank and the Bank of Japan this morning: "According to the Chinese, their economy grew 6.9% y/o/y in the third quarter vs. 7% in the second quarter and vs. a 6.8% estimate. While we'll take that wi...

A Rapidly Reversing Situation

A Rapidly Reversing Situation

The S&P is meeting resistance and the short-term Arms indices are now in overbought territory.

3 Technically Sure Insurance Names

3 Technically Sure Insurance Names

Travelers, Chubb, and Everest Re are insurance names worthy of further fundamental inspection.

Lifelock Plummets on FTC Accusation; Dow Slides Triple Digits

Lifelock Plummets on FTC Accusation; Dow Slides Triple Digits

Lifelock (LOCK) plummeted Tuesday following a brief trading halt.

Day Ahead: Earnings Deluge Continues

The parade of reports continues amid troubling remarks out of Iran.

The Lowdown on This Week's Big Earnings

The Lowdown on This Week's Big Earnings

Futures are mixed as quarterly results begin to obscure Greece.

Travelers upgraded at BofA/Merrill

There Is So Much Good News Out There

There Is So Much Good News Out There

Action in the insurance sector is just the start.

Quant Picks: 3 Property & Casualty Insurance Companies to Buy

Quant Picks: 3 Property & Casualty Insurance Companies to Buy

Property & casualty insurance insures against loss to property due to weather events or man-made disasters and accidents.

Travelers downgraded at Barclays

Where Did the Sellers Go?

But positives could be gone if oil dips to $43.

Travelers downgraded at FBR

Sizing up the Dow for 2015, Part 1

A bottom-up analysis of all the Dow components.

Travelers downgraded at BofA/Merrill

Cramer: A Dozen Sectors to Snap Up

As 2014 winds down, you could almost throw darts at these standout groups -- but here are my own picks.

Earnings Winners and Losers So Far

Earnings Winners and Losers So Far

The financials seem to be producing solid results.

This Morning's Market Setup

Where it began. The rundown: U.S. futures are slightly higher this morning (S&P 500 is up by 4 handles, Nasdaq is ahead by 9 handles). European stocks are ahead, on average by about 0.50%. Nikkei is down 0.10%. No real news. Within the market most g...

This Incredibly Stupid Market

This Incredibly Stupid Market

These moves are all just random to that day, and nothing else.

This Morning's Market Setup

Where it began. The rundown: U.S. futures are slightly higher this morning (S&P 500 is up by 6 handles, Nasdaq is ahead by 14 handles). European stocks are reversing yesterday's losses and are higher by about 0.80%. Nikkei (closed on Monday) is up 0...