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

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$73.72 +0.81 (+1.11 %)
(As of 01/17/2019 01:21 AM ET)
Previous Close$72.91
Today's Range$72.65 - $73.90
52-Week Range$63.46 - $79.03
Volume1.17 million shs
Average Volume1.03 million shs
Market Capitalization$13.34 billion
P/E Ratio24.09
Dividend Yield2.23%
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. This segment offers retail brokerage services, which negotiate and place property/casualty, employer-provided health and welfare insurance, and retirement solutions primarily for middle-market commercial, industrial, public entity, religious, and not-for-profit entities. It also provides consulting, management, and administrative services. This segment's wholesale brokerage operations assist brokers and agents in the placement of specialized and hard-to-place insurance programs. It also acts as a brokerage wholesaler, and managing general agent or managing general underwriter distributing specialized insurance coverage's for underwriting enterprises; and performs activities, including marketing, underwriting, issuing policies, collecting premiums, appointing and supervising other agents, paying claims, and negotiating reinsurance. The company's Risk Management segment offers contract claim settlement, claim administration, loss control, and risk management consulting services for commercial, not-for-profit, and captive and public entities, as well as various other organizations that choose to self-insure their property/casualty coverage's; and for underwriting enterprises, which choose to outsource their property/casualty claims departments. This segment also offers integrated disability management programs, as well as information, risk control consulting, and appraisal services. The company offers its services through a network of correspondent insurance brokers and consultants. Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. was founded in 1927 and is headquartered in Rolling Meadows, Illinois.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Insurance agents, brokers, & service
Sub-IndustryInsurance Brokers


Current Ratio1.09
Quick Ratio1.09


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$6.16 billion
Price / Sales2.20
Cash Flow$5.2884 per share
Price / Cash Flow13.94
Book Value$23.01 per share
Price / Book3.20


Net Income$463.10 million
Net Margins9.04%
Return on Assets4.52%


Market Cap$13.34 billion

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 24th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 7th will be paid a dividend of $0.41 per share on Friday, December 21st. This represents a $1.64 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.22%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 6th. View Arthur J Gallagher & Co's Dividend History.

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

Arthur J Gallagher & Co (NYSE:AJG) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 25th. The financial services provider reported $0.78 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.77 by $0.01. The financial services provider earned $1.78 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.69 billion. Arthur J Gallagher & Co had a return on equity of 15.50% and a net margin of 9.04%. 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 31st 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Arthur J Gallagher & Co.

What price target have analysts set for AJG?

11 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Arthur J Gallagher & Co's shares. Their forecasts range from $71.00 to $87.00. On average, they anticipate Arthur J Gallagher & Co's stock price to reach $79.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 7.2% 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?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Arthur J Gallagher & Co in the last year. There are currently 5 hold ratings and 6 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, "Escalating expenses are weighing on Arthur J. Gallagher’s margin expansion. A high debt level inducing increase in interest expenses concern. The company has witnessed its estimates move down by nearly 0.3% for 2019 in the last 60 days. Nonetheless, shares of Arthur J. Gallagher have outperformed the industry in a year’s time. The company’s inorganic growth story seems impressive with strategic buyouts. The pipeline remains strong with about $500 million of revenues. Arthur J. Gallagher is also focused on tapping opportunities in the U.K., Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the United States. Moreover, it sets sights on enhancing productivity and quality as part of its value creation strategy. A solid performance is leading to sufficient cash flows and helps the company deploy capital in shareholder-friendly moves." (1/7/2019)
  • 2. Wells Fargo & Co analysts commented, "We are adjusting our estimates modestly to reflect the updated CFO commentary, although we are maintaining our 2018, 2019, and 2020 EPS estimate of $3.43, $3.97, and $4.42, respectively. We are maintaining our $85 price based on an 18x multiple on 2019 cash earnings (ex-Clean Energy) and assigning $5/share value to the NPV of its tax credits. We reaffirm our Outperform rating and think AJG is on track to continue reporting industry leading organic growth." (12/11/2018)

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

News stories about AJG stock have trended positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Arthur J Gallagher & Co earned a news sentiment score of 2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the financial services provider a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future.

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

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

Arthur J Gallagher & Co's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. J. Patrick Gallagher Jr., Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 67)
  • Mr. Douglas K. Howell, Corp. VP & Chief Financial Officer (Age 57)
  • Mr. Thomas Joseph Gallagher, Corp. VP and Pres of our Global Property & Casualty Brokerage (Age 60)
  • Mr. Patrick M. Gallagher, Exec. VP of Midwest Region
  • Mr. David R. Long, VP (Age 67)

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

Arthur J Gallagher & Co's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Fenimore Asset Management Inc. (0.30%), Welch Group LLC (0.20%), Gateway Investment Advisers LLC (0.20%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.16%), Moody National Bank Trust Division (0.08%) and Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc. (0.07%). 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 and William F Ziebell. 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 Gulf International Bank UK Ltd, Welch Group LLC, Verity & Verity LLC, Accurate Investment Solutions Inc., Louisiana State Employees Retirement System, DNB Asset Management AS, Douglass Winthrop Advisors LLC and Sit Investment Associates Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Arthur J Gallagher & Co company stock in the last year include Douglas K Howell, Elbert O Hand, Frank E Jr English, Kay W Mccurdy, Richard C Cary, Susan E Pietrucha, Thomas Joseph Gallagher, Walter D Bay and William F Ziebell. View Insider Buying and Selling for Arthur J Gallagher & Co.

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

AJG stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Retirement Systems of Alabama, Ferguson Wellman Capital Management Inc., Clarus Wealth Advisors, Clarus Wealth Advisors, Fenimore Asset Management Inc., Altfest L J & Co. Inc., Gateway Investment Advisers LLC and Cerebellum GP 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, Scottrade, 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 $73.72.

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

Arthur J Gallagher & Co has a market capitalization of $13.34 billion and generates $6.16 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $463.10 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.06 on an earnings per share basis. Arthur J Gallagher & Co employs 26,800 workers across the globe.

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:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  386 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  406 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  792
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 1/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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