Insider Trade: The Travelers Companies, Inc. (TRV)’s EVP & Pres. – Bond & Spec. Ins. Thomas Kunkel Unloaded 9,595 shares; Euronav NV (EURN) SI Increased By 2.63%

Thomas Kunkel currently acting as the EVP & Pres. – Bond & Spec. Ins. of Travelers Companies Inc not a long ago unloaded 9,595 shares of the public company. The insider deal has $1,440,142 U.S Dollars total value, at an average price per share of $150.1. Thomas Kunkel right now has 0.01% of the market cap of Travelers Companies Inc. For more information of this deal please go to the SEC’s filing available online here.

Euronav NV (NYSE:EURN) had an increase of 2.63% in short interest. EURN’s SI was 4.15 million shares in January as released by FINRA. Its up 2.63% from 4.05 million shares previously. With 433,800 avg volume, 10 days are for Euronav NV (NYSE:EURN)’s short sellers to cover EURN’s short positions. The SI to Euronav NV’s float is 3.25%. The stock decreased 2.76% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $8.8. About 911,603 shares traded or 40.95% up from the average. Euronav NV (NYSE:EURN) has declined 18.81% since January 30, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 35.51% the S&P500.

Among 10 analysts covering Euronav NV (NYSE:EURN), 5 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Euronav NV had 21 analyst reports since August 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Friday, January 26 by UBS. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, October 6 by Citigroup. JP Morgan downgraded the stock to “Neutral” rating in Tuesday, January 12 report. On Tuesday, August 25 the stock rating was initiated by Wells Fargo with “Outperform”. The stock of Euronav NV (NYSE:EURN) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, May 4 by Seaport Global. On Thursday, August 25 the stock rating was downgraded by Morgan Stanley to “Equal-Weight”. The stock has “Hold” rating by Vetr on Monday, September 21. The stock of Euronav NV (NYSE:EURN) earned “Buy” rating by Vetr on Friday, September 4. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Euronav NV (NYSE:EURN) on Friday, July 7 with “Hold” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by UBS given on Friday, August 21.

Euronav NV, together with its subsidiaries, owns, operates, and manages a fleet of vessels for the ocean transportation and storage of crude oil and petroleum products worldwide. The company has market cap of $1.32 billion. The firm operates through two divisions, Tankers; and Floating Production, Storage, and Offloading Operations. It has a 1100 P/E ratio. As of August 23, 2017, it owned and operated a fleet of 56 double hulled vessels, including 30 very large crude carriers, 1 V-Plus vessel, 19 Suezmax vessels, and 2 floating, storage, and offloading vessels, as well as 4 Suezmax vessels under construction.

The Travelers Companies, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides a range of commercial and personal property, and casualty insurance services and products to businesses, government units, associations, and individuals in the United states and internationally. The company has market cap of $40.43 billion. The firm operates through three divisions: Business and International Insurance, Bond & Specialty Insurance, and Personal Insurance. It has a 20.32 P/E ratio. The Business and International Insurance segment offers property and casualty products, including commercial multi-peril, commercial property, general liability, commercial automobile, and workers' compensation; and personal property, employers' liability, public and product liability, professional indemnity, commercial property, surety, marine, aviation, personal accident, and kidnap and ransom insurance.

Among 17 analysts covering Travelers (NYSE:TRV), 6 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 35% are positive. Travelers has $163.0 highest and $92 lowest target. $130.07’s average target is -12.68% below currents $148.96 stock price. Travelers had 53 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Citigroup on Friday, October 20 with “Buy”. The rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs to “Sell” on Tuesday, January 10. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of TRV in report on Friday, December 8 with “Buy” rating. As per Thursday, December 1, the company rating was upgraded by Citigroup. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Monday, June 19 by Bank of America. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, June 19 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. BMO Capital Markets upgraded the stock to “Outperform” rating in Monday, December 12 report. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, January 23 by Sandler O’Neill. The stock of The Travelers Companies, Inc. (NYSE:TRV) has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, April 27 by Argus Research. The rating was upgraded by Argus Research to “Buy” on Monday, April 24.