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

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$83.35 -0.44 (-0.53 %)
(As of 05/20/2019 06:26 AM ET)
Previous Close$83.79
Today's Range$83.00 - $84.10
52-Week Range$64.54 - $84.14
Volume780,156 shs
Average Volume826,646 shs
Market Capitalization$15.44 billion
P/E Ratio24.16
Dividend Yield2.06%
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. This segment also assist retail brokers and other non-affiliated brokers in the placement of specialized and hard-to-place insurance; 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 provides contract claim settlement and administration services for enterprises and public entities; and claims management, loss control consulting, and insurance property 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



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$6.93 billion
Cash Flow$5.7802 per share
Book Value$26.76 per share


Net Income$633.50 million


Market Cap$15.44 billion
Next Earnings Date7/25/2019 (Estimated)

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, April 24th. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 7th will be given a dividend of $0.43 per share on Friday, June 21st. This represents a $1.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.06%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 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 results on Thursday, April, 25th. The financial services provider reported $1.63 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.61 by $0.02. The financial services provider had revenue of $1.90 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.96 billion. Arthur J Gallagher & Co had a net margin of 9.79% and a return on equity of 14.33%. Arthur J Gallagher & Co's quarterly revenue was up 7.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $1.52 earnings per share. 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, July 25th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Arthur J Gallagher & Co.

What price target have analysts set for AJG?

10 equities research analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Arthur J Gallagher & Co's shares. Their forecasts range from $73.00 to $95.00. On average, they expect Arthur J Gallagher & Co's share price to reach $84.75 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 1.7% 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?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Arthur J Gallagher & Co in the last year. There are currently 4 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. 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)
  • 2. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Arthur J. Gallagher’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. Shares of Arthur J. Gallagher have outperformed the industry in a year’s time. However, escalating expenses are weighing on Arthur J. Gallagher’s margin expansion. A high debt level inducing increase in interest expenses concern. A Zacks Rank #3 and an Earnings ESP of +3.42% makes us reasonably confident of earnings beat when it reports its fourth-quarter results on Jan 31." (1/25/2019)

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

News stories about AJG stock have been trending somewhat negative recently, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Arthur J Gallagher & Co earned a media sentiment score of -1.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the financial services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

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

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 Cisco Systems (CSCO), Verizon Communications (VZ), QUALCOMM (QCOM), Altria Group (MO), WEC Energy Group (WEC), Exxon Mobil (XOM), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), American Airlines Group (AAL), Applied Materials (AMAT) and Intel (INTC).

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 many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (10.25%), Baillie Gifford & Co. (3.88%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2.99%), Geode Capital Management LLC (1.42%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.24%) and Champlain Investment Partners LLC (1.23%). 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 major investors are selling Arthur J Gallagher & Co stock?

AJG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Wellington Management Group LLP, Viking Global Investors LP, BlackRock Inc., Victory Capital Management Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., FIL Ltd, Morgan Stanley and Retirement Systems of Alabama. 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, Kay W Mccurdy, Richard C Cary, Scott R Hudson, Walter D Bay and William F Ziebell. View Insider Buying and Selling for Arthur J Gallagher & Co.

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

AJG stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., Janus Henderson Group PLC, Hexavest Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Ellis Investment Partners LLC, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Swiss National Bank and California Public Employees Retirement System. 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 $83.35.

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

Arthur J Gallagher & Co has a market capitalization of $15.44 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.

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:  406 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  441 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  847
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 5/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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