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NYSE:AJG - Arthur J Gallagher & Co Stock Price, Forecast & News

$94.45
-0.17 (-0.18 %)
(As of 12/16/2019 02:25 AM ET)
Today's Range
$93.63
Now: $94.45
$94.76
50-Day Range
$89.02
MA: $91.98
$94.81
52-Week Range
$68.19
Now: $94.45
$95.24
Volume605,317 shs
Average Volume680,312 shs
Market Capitalization$17.62 billion
P/E Ratio27.38
Dividend Yield1.82%
Beta0.8
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co, together with its subsidiaries, provides insurance brokerage, consulting, and third party claims settlement and administration services to entities in the United States and internationally. Its Brokerage segment consists of retail and wholesale insurance brokerage operations. It offers brokerage and consulting services to businesses and organizations, including commercial, not-for-profit, and public entities, as well as individuals in the areas of insurance placement, risk of loss management, and management of employer sponsored benefit programs. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Insurance agents, brokers, & service
Sub-IndustryInsurance Brokers
SectorFinance
CUSIP36357610
Phone630-773-3800

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$6.93 billion
Cash Flow$5.77 per share
Book Value$24.88 per share

Profitability

Net Income$633.50 million

Miscellaneous

Employees30,400
Market Cap$17.62 billion
Next Earnings Date1/30/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Arthur J Gallagher & Co (NYSE:AJG) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Arthur J Gallagher & Co's stock symbol?

Arthur J Gallagher & Co trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "AJG."

How often does Arthur J Gallagher & Co pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Arthur J Gallagher & Co?

Arthur J Gallagher & Co declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 23rd. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 6th will be given a dividend of $0.43 per share on Friday, December 20th. This represents a $1.72 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.82%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 5th. View Arthur J Gallagher & Co's Dividend History.

How were Arthur J Gallagher & Co's earnings last quarter?

Arthur J Gallagher & Co (NYSE:AJG) announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 24th. The financial services provider reported $0.80 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.79 by $0.01. The financial services provider had revenue of $1.79 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.81 billion. Arthur J Gallagher & Co had a return on equity of 14.38% and a net margin of 9.69%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 2.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.77 EPS. View Arthur J Gallagher & Co's Earnings History.

When is Arthur J Gallagher & Co's next earnings date?

Arthur J Gallagher & Co is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January 30th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Arthur J Gallagher & Co.

What price target have analysts set for AJG?

6 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Arthur J Gallagher & Co's shares. Their forecasts range from $81.00 to $108.00. On average, they expect Arthur J Gallagher & Co's share price to reach $96.67 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 2.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Arthur J Gallagher & Co.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Arthur J Gallagher & Co?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Arthur J Gallagher & Co in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Arthur J Gallagher & Co.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Arthur J Gallagher & Co stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Arthur J Gallagher & Co stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Shares of Arthur J. Gallagher have underperformed the industry year to date. The company’s escalating expenses are weighing on its margin expansion. Also, high debt level increases interest expenses. Its interest coverage ratio also compares unfavorably with industry average. Nonetheless, the company should continue to benefit from solid organic growth, sturdy performance across all segments and strong margin expansion. Arthur J. Gallagher is focused on tapping opportunities in the U.K., Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the United States. Its inorganic growth story seems impressive with strategic buyouts. Moreover, it is focusing on enhancing productivity and quality as part of its value creation strategy. The company's solid performance is driving cash flow and helping it to deploy capital in shareholder-friendly moves." (7/23/2019)
  • 2. Wells Fargo & Co analysts commented, "We reaffirm our Outperform rating. $ 2018A 2019E 2020E EPS Curr. Prior Curr. Prior Q1 (Mar.) 1.52 1.65 1.71 1.82 Q2 (June) 0.62 0.68 0.74 0.81 Q3 (Sep.) 0.78 0.91 0.90 1.02 Q4 (Dec.) 0.53 0.64 NC 0.75 FY 3.45 3.87 3.97 4.40 4.42 CY 3.45 3.87 4.40 FY P/EPS 21.7x 19.3x 17.0x Rev.(MM) 5,177 5,858 6,522 NA = Not Available, NC = No Change, NE = No Estimate, NM = Not Meaningful V = Volatile Ticker AJG Outstanding: (MM) 183.8 Market Cap.: (MM) $13,734.2 S&P 500: 2,704.10 Avg. $1.64/2.2% LT Debt: (MM) $3,091.4 LT 14.2% 3-5 Yr. Est. Growth Rate: 10.0% CY 2019 Est." (1/31/2019)

Has Arthur J Gallagher & Co been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about AJG stock have been trending neutral this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Arthur J Gallagher & Co earned a news sentiment score of 0.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the financial services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term. View News Stories for Arthur J Gallagher & Co.

Are investors shorting Arthur J Gallagher & Co?

Arthur J Gallagher & Co saw a drop in short interest during the month of November. As of November 29th, there was short interest totalling 2,890,000 shares, a drop of 7.1% from the November 14th total of 3,110,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 808,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.6 days. Approximately 1.6% of the shares of the company are sold short. View Arthur J Gallagher & Co's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Arthur J Gallagher & Co's key competitors?

Some companies that are related to Arthur J Gallagher & Co include Marsh & McLennan Companies (MMC), AON (AON), Brown & Brown (BRO), eHealth (EHTH) and Crawford & Company (CRD.B).

What other stocks do shareholders of Arthur J Gallagher & Co own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Arthur J Gallagher & Co investors own include Walmart (WMT), Verizon Communications (VZ), Caterpillar (CAT), IBM (IBM), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), Procter & Gamble (PG), AT&T (T), United Parcel Service (UPS) and Exxon Mobil (XOM).

Who are Arthur J Gallagher & Co's key executives?

Arthur J Gallagher & Co's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Douglas K. Howell, Corp. VP & Chief Financial Officer (Age 57)
  • Mr. Walter D. Bay, Corp. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 56)
  • Mr. Thomas Joseph Gallagher, Corp. VP and Pres of Global Property & Casualty Brokerage (Age 60)
  • Mr. Scott R. Hudson, Corp. VP, CEO of Risk Management Services & Pres of Risk Management Services (Age 57)
  • Mr. Patrick M. Gallagher, Exec. VP of Midwest Region

Who are Arthur J Gallagher & Co's major shareholders?

Arthur J Gallagher & Co's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (4.72%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.18%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.82%), First Trust Advisors LP (0.77%), Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS (0.40%) and Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. (0.39%). Company insiders that own Arthur J Gallagher & Co stock include David S Johnson, Douglas K Howell, Elbert O Hand, Frank E Jr English, J Patrick Gallagher Jr, Joel D Cavaness, Kay W Mccurdy, Richard C Cary, Scott R Hudson, Susan E Pietrucha, Thomas Joseph Gallagher, Walter D Bay, William F Ziebell and William L Bax. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Arthur J Gallagher & Co.

Which institutional investors are selling Arthur J Gallagher & Co stock?

AJG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Millennium Management LLC, Teacher Retirement System of Texas, GW Henssler & Associates Ltd., AMF Pensionsforsakring AB, Accurate Investment Solutions Inc., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Assenagon Asset Management S.A. and State Street Corp. Company insiders that have sold Arthur J Gallagher & Co company stock in the last year include David S Johnson, Douglas K Howell, Frank E Jr English, Joel D Cavaness, Kay W Mccurdy, Richard C Cary, Scott R Hudson, Susan E Pietrucha, Walter D Bay and William L Bax. View Insider Buying and Selling for Arthur J Gallagher & Co.

Which institutional investors are buying Arthur J Gallagher & Co stock?

AJG stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, First Trust Advisors LP, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, California Public Employees Retirement System, Ilmarinen Mutual Pension Insurance Co, Kornitzer Capital Management Inc. KS, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. and Voloridge Investment Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought Arthur J Gallagher & Co stock in the last two years include J Patrick Gallagher Jr and Thomas Joseph Gallagher. View Insider Buying and Selling for Arthur J Gallagher & Co.

How do I buy shares of Arthur J Gallagher & Co?

Shares of AJG can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Arthur J Gallagher & Co's stock price today?

One share of AJG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $94.45.

How big of a company is Arthur J Gallagher & Co?

Arthur J Gallagher & Co has a market capitalization of $17.62 billion and generates $6.93 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $633.50 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.45 on an earnings per share basis. Arthur J Gallagher & Co employs 30,400 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Arthur J Gallagher & Co.

What is Arthur J Gallagher & Co's official website?

The official website for Arthur J Gallagher & Co is http://www.ajg.com/.

How can I contact Arthur J Gallagher & Co?

Arthur J Gallagher & Co's mailing address is 2850 GOLF ROAD, ROLLING MEADOWS IL, 60008. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 630-773-3800 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Arthur J Gallagher & Co (NYSE AJG)

Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  440 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  511 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  951
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Arthur J Gallagher & Co and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe AJG will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe AJG will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 12/16/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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