Travelers Companies Inc


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  • Oct 21- Property and casualty insurer Travelers Cos Inc reported a better-than-expected rise in quarterly operating profit, helped by higher net investment income and a fall in disaster-related losses. Operating earnings of $2.61 per share in the third quarter ended Sept. 30 handily beat the average analyst estimate of $2.27, according to Thomson Reuters...

  • Travelers beats Street 3Q forecasts Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 7:09 AM ET

    NEW YORK _ The Travelers Cos. on Tuesday reported third-quarter earnings of $919 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $2.20 per share. Analysts expected $6.55 billion, according to Zacks.

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    Good news from Apple should be a positive for stocks, as five Dow stocks and dozens of other major firms report earnings Tuesday.

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  • 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.

  • *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.

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    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • *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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    Despite the shadow of geopolitics, major earnings reports and key reports on inflation and home sales could produce a back to business Tuesday.

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  • S&P 500 furthers record climb ahead of ECB move Wednesday, 4 Jun 2014 | 4:57 PM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Stocks rose on Wednesday after a measure of the U.S. services sector climbed more than expected.