Travelers Companies Inc


  • July 30- Home and auto insurer Allstate Corp reported a 49 percent jump in quarterly profit as costs fell and the company earned more premiums. On an operating basis, Allstate reported earnings of $1.01 per share. Premiums earned at Allstate's property-liability division rose about 5 percent to $7.20 billion.

  • *Chipotle rallies a day after results, Netflix slides. Netflix Inc, one of the market's biggest trading favorites over the past few years, reported a quarterly profit that more than doubled on Monday after the market closed. However, on Tuesday, Netflix shares fell 4.6 percent to $431.09 as the company's plans to expand in Europe were seen as eroding profits.

  • NYSE stocks posting largest percentage decreases Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 1:57 PM ET

    NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest percentage decliners on New York Stock Exchange at 1 p.m.:. Pretium Resources Inc. fell 7.6 percent to $7.29. BancorpSouth Inc. fell 7.0 percent to $21.77.

  • *Q2 oper earnings $1.93/ shr vs. est $2.07. July 22- Property and casualty insurer Travelers Cos Inc reported a steeper-than-expected fall in quarterly operating profit, hurt by bigger catastrophe losses and a slowing pace of premium rate increases.

  • NEW YORK, July 22- A federal appeals court on Tuesday ordered Travelers Cos Inc to pay more than $500 million to satisfy asbestos-related claims stemming from the insurer's coverage of insulation maker Johns-Manville Corp, a policyholder that spent six years in bankruptcy during the 1980 s.

  • Travelers 2Q profit falls 26 percent Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 9:00 AM ET

    NEW YORK— The Travelers Cos. on Tuesday reported net income that decreased by 26 percent in its second quarter, and missed analysts' expectations. The New York- based company said earnings dropped to $683 million, or $1.95 per share, from $925 million, or $2.41 per share, in the same quarter a year earlier.

  • *Q2 oper earnings $1.93/ shr vs. est $2.07/ shr. July 22- Property and casualty insurer Travelers Cos Inc's quarterly earnings fell short of analysts' estimates as hail and wind storms in the United States increased catastrophe losses.

  • Travelers' profit drops as catastrophe losses rise Tuesday, 22 Jul 2014 | 7:14 AM ET

    July 22- Property and casualty insurer Travelers Cos Inc reported a 26 percent drop in quarterly net profit as catastrophe losses rose. The company, a Dow Jones Industrial Average component, said net income fell to $683 million, or $1.95 per share, in the second quarter ended June 30, from $925 million, or $2.41 per share, a year earlier.

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    ALBANY, N.Y.— New York's $176.2 billion pension fund for public workers this year has proposed 29 corporations more thoroughly disclose their political spending. Three have agreed to do it: Comcast, Peabody Energy and CF Industries.

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  • S&P 500 furthers record climb ahead of ECB move Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 | 4:57 PM ET
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  • April 24- Property and casualty insurer Chubb Corp reported a weaker-than-expected first-quarter profit, hurt by higher catastrophe losses related to severe winter in the United States. On an operating basis, Chubb earned $1.50 per share, below analysts' average estimate of $1.56 per share, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.

  • *Netflix up after results; Facebook gains on upgrade. Netflix Inc surged 7 percent to $372.90 a day after showing strong subscriber growth, a sign the trading favorite still had room to grow despite recent concerns over its valuation.

  • Treasurys little changed after 2-year note auction Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 2:33 PM ET

    The Treasury auctioned $32 billion in two-year notes at a high yield of 0.447 percent. The bid-to-cover ratio, an indicator of demand, was 3.35.

  • US STOCKS-Earnings, healthcare help lift Wall Street Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 2:03 PM ET

    *Netflix up after results, Facebook gains on upgrade. Healthcare, up 1.5 percent, was the best performing of the 10 major S&P sectors, as Allergan Inc jumped 15.8 percent to $164.48 a day after activist investor William Ackman teamed up with Canadian drugmaker Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc to bid for the company.

  • Midday movers: Allergan, Comcast, Facebook & More Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 12:43 PM ET
    A Comcast truck is seen parked at one of their centers on February 13, 2014 in Pompano Beach, Florida.

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  • *Netflix up after results, Facebook gains on update. Dow components Travelers Cos Inc and United Technologies Corp both reported first-quarter earnings that beat expectations, and United Tech raised the low end of its full-year profit outlook. Shares of Travelers rose 0.2 percent to $86.58 while United Tech was up 1.2 percent at $119.69.