Chubb stock: buy or sell?

CB stock price: $152.81 -0.01% At close on November 19th, 2019

Updated on:
November 19th, 2019


Shares of Chubb ended today at $152.81 and stayed steady a neutral -0.01%.

Chubb Limited, through its subsidiaries, provides insurance and reinsurance products worldwide. The company's North America Commercial P&C Insurance segment offers commercial property, marine, general casualty, workers' compensation, package policies, and risk management; and professional lines, marine and construction risk, environmental and cyber risk, and excess casualty, as well as group accident and health insurance to large, middle market, and small commercial businesses in the United States, Canada, and Bermuda.

Should I buy Chubb stock?

Trading stocks requires experience and discipline, and your buying and selling decisions must come following a methodology. That's why is so important to define your own trading plan that matches with your character as inversor. There are thousands of trading strategies for you to choose, but at we prefer those that are simple but successful.

Currently, Chubb stock doesn't match any of these trading strategies, so our recommendation is not to buy.

Buy setupElegible
New all-time highNo
New 52 week highNo
Price crossing up 200d MANo
100d MA crossing up 200d MANo
This doesn't mean CB will fall in coming sessions, or it will not rise higher. Simply, it doesn't match our recommended trading systems.

Is Chubb stock a buy?

Financial institutions and banks post stock ratings everyday. At, we detected 15 ratings published for CB stock in the last month.

Is CB a good stock to buy?
DateAnalyst / BrokerPrevious ratingCurrent rating
2019-8-15Morgan Stanleyn/aEqual Weight
2019-7-5Raymond JamesStrong-BuyStrong-Buy
2019-7-5Raymond Jamesn/aOutperform
2019-7-29UBS Groupn/aNeutral
2019-7-26Morgan Stanleyn/aEqual Weight
2019-7-25JMP Securitiesn/aOutperform
2019-7-24JMP Securitiesn/aOutperform
2019-7-19Morgan Stanleyn/aEqual Weight
2019-7-11Wells Fargo & Con/aOutperform
2019-6-20Atlantic SecuritiesNeutralUnderweight
2019-5-23UBS GroupBuyNeutral
2019-4-3Sandler O'NeillBuyHold
2019-4-17Morgan StanleyOverweightEqual Weight
2019-2-27Credit Suisse GroupNeutralUnderperform

Chubb stock analysis

Daily outlook

Chubb shares stayed constant -0.01% to $152.81 today.

Shares of Chubb closed today at $152.81 and stayed stable a neutral -0.01%. CB is soaring again after a 2.39% correction from its last top on November 7th at $154.14. Since price and SMA100d lines crossed down on October/31, CB fell $-0.56 per share (-0.37%). On October, CB hit new all time highs, pushing higher previous ATH of $162.08 recorded on September. New ATHs are usual entry points for many trading setups as there aren't higher resistences.

CB stock chart (daily)

Weekly outlook

Shares of Chubb closed this week at $152.81 and gained a slightly good 1.00%.

Chubb is in a clear downtrend, marking successive falling tops and bottoms. Now is trading in between the - range. There is a chance to rebound and reverse this situation if price can hold above the level. Not so far away is the last all-time high Chubb marked late September. Since mid March when SMA20w and SMA40w crossed up, CB price gained $18.51 per share (13.78%). Since price and SMA40w lines crossed up by mid February, CB climbed $24.42 (19.02%).

CB stock chart (weekly)

Chubb stock price history

Chubb IPO was on September 7th, 1984 at $1.00 per share1. Since then, CB stock grew a 15,181.00%, with a yearly average of 433.70%. If you had invested right after CB's IPO a $1,000 in Chubb stock in 1984, it would worth $151,810.00 today.

1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.

Chubb stock historical price chart

CB stock reached all-time highs on October with a price of $162.44.

Chubb stock price target is $157.50

Nobody can reliably foresee how stock prices may evolve in the future. However, many stock price predictions are published every day by banks, financial institutions and independent analysts. You should not follow the analysts' CB stock price predictions in the hope that they will be met as they may be wrong and not met. We found 11 price forecasts for Chubb stock posted in the last month:
CB stock price predictions
DateAnalyst / BrokerActionPrevious targetCurrent targetDiff
2019-8-15Morgan StanleyRaises Target$154.00$163.005.8%
2019-7-5Raymond JamesReiterates$150.00$160.006.7%
2019-7-5Raymond JamesRaises Target$150.00$160.006.7%
2019-7-29UBS GroupRaises Target$156.00$157.000.6%
2019-7-26Morgan StanleyRaises Target$153.00$154.000.7%
2019-7-24JMP SecuritiesRaises Target$160.00$165.003.1%
2019-7-19Morgan StanleyRaises Target$151.00$153.001.3%
2019-7-11Wells Fargo & CoRaises Target$157.00$165.005.1%
2019-6-20Atlantic SecuritiesDowngradesn/a$135.00-
2019-5-23UBS GroupDowngrades$146.00$154.005.5%
2019-5-22BarclaysRaises Target$160.00$167.004.4%
(in average)$153.70$157.502.0%
The price forecast for Chubb stock is $157.50, moving in a range between $167.00 and $135.00.

Financials and fundamental analysis

Earnings date and Earnings per Share

Since April, when Chubb presented its last earnings report, it . Unfortunately, reported EPS is not yet available in our database.
CB earnings date and EPS evolution
QuarterReporting dateEstimated EPSActual EPSSurprise

Annual financial results

In 2018, Chubb annual revenues appreciated a slightly fine 1.47% to $32,717.00 million USD from $32,243.00 marked in 2017. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, in the same way, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) stayed steady a 0.14% to 12.11%.

To have an up to date picture of the financial situation of Chubb, we have calculated the trailing twelve month (TTM) sales and income figures. TTM values are the sum of the last 4 quarters and aproximate to an annual fiscal report ending in 2019-Q1 that can be compared to 2018 fiscal year results. Annual Chubb TTM sales up to March 2019 were $32,762.00 and earnings were $3,920.00 million dollars. When comparing this TTM figures with the last reported annuality, we can esteem Chubb business evolution since December 2018: Annual turnover up to March, compared to lastest yearly report, stayed steady a tight 0.14%. Regarding profit margin, Chubb remained constant -0.14% to 12.11%

CB annual Sales and Income evolution
2013$18,880 M-$3,760 M19.9%-
2014$19,171 M1.54%$2,853 M14.9%-24.12%
2015$18,987 M-0.96%$2,834 M14.9%-0.67%
2016$31,469 M65.74%$4,135 M13.1%45.91%
2017$32,243 M2.46%$3,861 M12.0%-6.63%
2018$32,717 M1.47%$3,962 M12.1%2.62%
TTM $32,762 M0.14%$3,920 M12.0%-1.06%

Quarterly financial results

Chubb reported $7,876.00 million in revenues for 2019-Q1, a 3.28% up compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter earnings marked $1,040.00 million with a profit margin of 13.20%. Profit margin soared a 8.55% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 4.66%. When comparing revenues to same quarter last year, Chubb sales marked a tight movement and remained stable a 0.57%.
CB quarterly Sales and Income evolution
2017-Q2$8,100 M-$1,310 M16.2%-
2017-Q3$8,600 M6.17%$-70 M-0.8%-105.34%
2017-Q4$8,015 M-6.80%$1,533 M19.1%-2,290.00%
2018-Q1$7,831 M-2.30%$1,082 M13.8%-29.42%
2018-Q2$8,510 M8.67%$1,294 M15.2%19.59%
2018-Q3$8,750 M2.82%$1,231 M14.1%-4.87%
2018-Q4$7,626 M-12.85%$355 M4.7%-71.16%
2019-Q1$7,876 M3.28%$1,040 M13.2%192.96%

Chubb ownership

When you are planning to buy a stock, it's always worth to overview its ownership structure.

Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For Chubb, 0.62% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.

Bearish positions for CB stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.

For a better context understanding, the following table shows ownership data compared to other related stocks:

Market cap$69.3 B$16.8 B$8.2 B
Total shares453.2 M405.2 M44.2 M
Float shares450.0 M356.7 M43.4 M
  - Institutional holdings (%)90.5%90.9%100.9%
  - Insider holdings (%)0.6%3.0%1.6%
Shares in short selling0.0%0.0%0.0%

Chubb summary

Tuesday, November 19th, 2019
Day range$151.83 - $153.64
Previous close$152.82
Session gain-0.01%
Average true range$2.25
50d mov avg$154.70
100d mov avg$153.71
200d mov avg$146.43
Daily patternlb01a
Weekly pattern lt02a

Chubb performance

Stocks performance is always measured in comparision to the market or competitors and related stocks in the same industry. For Chubb, the benchmark is made against Arch Capital and RenaissanceRe.
ACGLArch Capital7.12%20.23%47.71%

Chubb competitors

Defining a list of competitors for Chubb it's a hard job. We selected 2 public companies that are related to and can be considered as competitors of Chubb:

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