The Travelers Cos., Inc. stock trades under the ticker TRV & has shown recent bullish signals that traders & investors should research further into.
TRV stock closed at $174.77/share on 6/12/2023.
The Travelers Cos., Inc. TRV Stock’s Technical Performance Broken Down
TRV Stock Price: $174.77
10 Day Moving Average: $173.24
50 Day Moving Average: $175.99
200 Day Moving Average: $175.36
MACD: -0.92, -0.966, 0.047
Yesterday, TRV stock completed a bullish MACD crossover, despite closing -0.47% on the day’s session.
Their RSI is on the oversold end of neutral at 47.78, with trading volumes in recent sessions being below average compared to the year prior, signaling uncertainty among investors.
The past week has featured some spinning top candlesticks & a doji, all of which were contained inside of their moving averages noted above, which is where most price action clumped.
TVR has support at the $174.74 (Volume Sentiment: Even, 1:1), $173.24 (10 Day Moving Average; Volume Sentiment: Buyers, 2.69:1), $171.58 (Volume Sentiment: Buyers, 1.67:1) & $171.04/share (Volume Sentiment: Buyers, 1.67:1), with resistance at the $174.82 (Volume Sentiment: Even, 1:1), $175.36 (200 Day Moving Average; Volume Sentiment: Even, 1:1), $175.92 (Volume Sentiment: Even, 1:1) & $175.99/share (50 Day Moving Average; Volume Sentiment: Even, 1:1) price levels.
The Volume Sentiment for the $176-177.99/share price level is favoring the sellers, 1.07:1.
The Travelers Cos., Inc. TRV Stock As A Long-Term Investment
Long-term oriented investors will like TRV stock’s valuation metrics, with a 14.87 P/E (ttm) & a 1.75 P/B (mrq).
They recently reported 10.2% Quarterly Revenue Growth Y-o-Y, with -4.2% Quarterly Earnings Growth Y-o-Y, which is something that should be looked deeper into before investing.
Their balance sheet will also require a more thorough review, with $4.01B of Total Cash (mrq) & $7.29B of Total Debt (mrq).
TRV stock pays a 2.12% dividend, which appears to be sustainable in the long-run, as their payout ratio is 31.66%.
85.4% of TRV stock’s outstanding share float is owned by institutional investors.
The Travelers Cos., Inc. TRV Stock As A Short-Term Trade Using Options
Traders with shorter time horizons can trade options to profit from price movements in TRV stock, while protecting their portfolios from volatility.
I am looking at the contracts with the 7/21 expiration date.
The $175, $170 & $165 call options are all in-the-money, listed from highest to lowest level of open interest.
The $180, $185 & $190 puts are also all in-the-money, with the former being more liquid than the latter strikes.
Tying It All Together
TRV stock has many interesting characteristics that traders & investors will find appealing.
Investors will like their dividend yield, as well as their valuation metrics, but may want to look deeper into their balance sheet.
Traders will like their recent technical performance, as well as how liquid their options are.
Overall, it is worth taking a closer look into how TRV stock fits into your portfolio strategy.
*** I DO NOT OWN SHARES OR OPTIONS CONTRACT POSITIONS IN TRV STOCK AT THE TIME OF PUBLISHING THIS ARTICLE ***