Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Company Profile (NYSE:AJG)

About Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. logoArthur J. Gallagher & Co. is engaged in providing insurance brokerage and consulting services and third-party claims settlement and administration services to both domestic and international entities. The Company operates through three segments: brokerage, risk management and corporate. The Company provides insurance, brokerage and risk management services to a range of commercial, industrial, institutional and governmental organizations through its operating segments. The Company's Brokerage segment is engaged in the negotiation and placement of insurance for its clients. The Company's Risk Management segment is engaged in claims management, information management, risk control consulting services and appraisals in the property/casualty market. The Company's brokers, agents and administrators act as intermediaries between insurers and their customers.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Insurance Brokers
  • Sub-Industry: Insurance Brokers
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: AJG
  • CUSIP: 36357610
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $49.18
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $50.19
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $48.13
  • 52-Week Range: $35.96 - $51.24
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 22.18
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 16.18
  • P/E Growth: 1.90
  • Market Cap: $8.66B
  • Outstanding Shares: 177,031,000
  • Beta: 1.17
  • Net Margins: 7.11%
  • Return on Equity: 12.89%
  • Return on Assets: 4.35%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.64%
  • Current Ratio: 1.02%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.02%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE:AJG) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 3 Hold Ratings, 10 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.64)
Consensus Price Target: $51.58 (4.89% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE:AJG)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/11/2016Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetBuy$56.00 -> $57.00View Rating Details
10/2/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetOverweight$52.00 -> $56.00View Rating Details
9/27/2016Wells Fargo & Co.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
9/12/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingBuy$47.00View Rating Details
8/1/2016Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsBoost Price TargetOutperform$55.00 -> $57.00View Rating Details
7/29/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingSell$45.00View Rating Details
7/29/2016Compass PointBoost Price TargetBuy$51.00 -> $59.00View Rating Details
7/12/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingOutperform$52.00 -> $58.00View Rating Details
3/21/2016William BlairUpgradeUnderweight -> Market PerformView Rating Details
2/10/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Lower Price TargetNeutral$44.00 -> $43.00View Rating Details
2/4/2016SunTrust Banks Inc.Lower Price TargetBuy$54.00 -> $50.00View Rating Details
2/4/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaLower Price TargetSector Perform$50.00 -> $44.00View Rating Details
1/8/2016Piper Jaffray Cos.Reiterated RatingOverweight$54.00 -> $52.00View Rating Details
1/3/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
9/29/2015Sandler O'NeillDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
5/2/2015Raymond James Financial Inc.Reiterated RatingOutperform$51.00 -> $53.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/21/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE:AJG)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/27/2016Q316$0.77$388.20 millionListenView Earnings Details
7/28/2016Q216$0.96$0.97$1.44 billion$1.43 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q116$0.30$0.34$1.28 billion$1.30 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/2/2016Q415$0.55$0.59$1.31 billion$1.33 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/27/2015Q315$0.69$0.77$1.32 billion$1.45 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/28/2015Q215$0.93$0.94$1.31 billion$1.37 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/24/2015Q115$0.25$0.27$1.19 billion$1.23 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/3/2015Q414$0.55$0.56$1.18 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/28/2014Q214$0.68$0.58$1.12 billion$1.29 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2014Q114$0.72$0.70$975.46 million$1.18 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/7/2014$0.25$0.38ViewListenView Earnings Details
1/29/2014Q413$0.50$0.48$806.32 million$890.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/30/2013Q313$0.62$0.57$744.50 million$835.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2013Q2 2013$0.70$0.73$719.41 million$779.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2013Q1 2013$0.24$0.32$614.86 million$674.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/29/2013Q4 2012$0.38$0.27$631.32 million$673.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/30/2012$0.55$0.52ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2012$0.56$0.59ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2012$0.26$0.27ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/31/2012$0.33$0.39ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/25/2011$0.44$0.43ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2011$0.24$0.25ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/1/2011$0.26$0.43ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE:AJG)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.76 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.04 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20165$0.29$0.33$0.31
Q2 20163$0.96$0.98$0.97
Q3 20163$0.77$0.79$0.78
Q4 20165$0.62$0.71$0.66
Q1 20173$0.34$0.42$0.38
Q2 20173$1.04$1.12$1.09
Q3 20173$0.82$0.90$0.86
Q4 20173$0.69$0.78$0.74
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE:AJG)
Annual Dividend:$1.52
Dividend Yield:3.09%
Dividend Growth:-4.30% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:69.09% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
55.07% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
50.00% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:5 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE:AJG)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE:AJG)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.70%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 81.45%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/19/2016Frank E Jr. EnglishDirectorSell3,000$49.60$148,800.00View SEC Filing  
9/15/2016Douglas K HowellCFOSell9,000$50.10$450,900.00View SEC Filing  
9/15/2016Kay W MccurdyDirectorSell5,000$49.86$249,300.00View SEC Filing  
9/7/2016Susan E PietruchaInsiderSell6,955$50.35$350,184.25View SEC Filing  
8/9/2016David S JohnsonDirectorSell3,125$49.69$155,281.25View SEC Filing  
8/5/2016Norman L RosenthalDirectorSell9,375$49.26$461,812.50View SEC Filing  
8/1/2016Kay W MccurdyDirectorSell6,000$49.19$295,140.00View SEC Filing  
3/16/2016Frank E Jr. EnglishDirectorBuy300$42.88$12,864.00View SEC Filing  
3/1/2016David S JohnsonDirectorSell4,688$40.48$189,770.24View SEC Filing  
2/25/2016Kay W MccurdyDirectorSell7,169$40.00$286,760.00View SEC Filing  
2/16/2016Kay W. MccurdyDirectorSell9,375$38.76$363,375.00View SEC Filing  
6/19/2015Douglas K HowellCFOSell15,000$49.13$736,950.00View SEC Filing  
6/16/2015Douglas K HowellCFOSell20,000$48.74$974,800.00View SEC Filing  
6/11/2015Elbert O HandDirectorSell4,500$48.54$218,430.00View SEC Filing  
6/10/2015David E Mcgurn JrVPSell30,000$48.00$1,440,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/20/2015Richard C CaryCAOSell6,517$48.47$315,878.99View SEC Filing  
2/5/2015Norman L RosenthalDirectorSell9,375$46.51$436,031.25View SEC Filing  
2/5/2015Walter D BayGeneral CounselSell7,843$46.50$364,699.50View SEC Filing  
10/30/2014Frank E Jr. EnglishDirectorSell8,245$47.13$388,586.85View SEC Filing  
9/10/2014Douglas K HowellCFOSell9,085$46.18$419,545.30View SEC Filing  
8/14/2014Sherry S BarratDirectorBuy1,630$45.73$74,539.90View SEC Filing  
7/31/2014Susan E McgrathInsiderSell5,000$45.35$226,750.00View SEC Filing  
3/12/2014Richard CaryCAOSell2,150$46.85$100,727.50View SEC Filing  
3/5/2014Susan McgrathInsiderSell5,700$46.83$266,931.00View SEC Filing  
3/5/2014Thomas Joseph GallagherVPSell21,502$46.70$1,004,143.40View SEC Filing  
12/3/2013Susan McgrathInsiderSell7,619$46.00$350,474.00View SEC Filing  
11/6/2013Elbert HandDirectorSell2,860$47.35$135,421.00View SEC Filing  
9/9/2013James R WimmerDirectorSell24,285$43.70$1,061,254.50View SEC Filing  
8/20/2013David JohnsonDirectorSell21,379$43.05$920,365.95View SEC Filing  
6/7/2013James R WimmerDirectorSell10,000$43.64$436,400.00View SEC Filing  
5/21/2013Richard C CaryCAOSell24,034$45.21$1,086,577.14View SEC Filing  
5/17/2013David E Mcgurn JrVPSell35,000$45.50$1,592,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/17/2013J Patrick Gallagher JrCEOSell5,000$45.50$227,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/7/2013James R WimmerDirectorSell21,825$43.92$958,554.00View SEC Filing  
3/6/2013James R WimmerDirectorSell5,000$38.38$191,900.00View SEC Filing  
2/5/2013James S GaultVPSell34,200$37.88$1,295,496.00View SEC Filing  
12/3/2012J Patrick Gallagher JrCEOSell36,649$36.58$1,340,620.42View SEC Filing  
9/13/2012Walter D BayGeneral CounselSell4,958$37.00$183,446.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE:AJG)
DateHeadline logoArthur J. Gallagher & Co. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : AJG-US : October 21, 2016 (NYSE:AJG) - October 21 at 12:39 PM logoEPS Target Range For Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE:AJG) At $2.74 – $3 - (NYSE:AJG) - October 20 at 9:18 PM
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Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE:AJG) Chart for Friday, October, 21, 2016

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