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

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$78.38 +1.01 (+1.31 %)
(As of 11/16/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$77.37
Today's Range$76.80 - $78.51
52-Week Range$62.04 - $78.51
Volume1.08 million shs
Average Volume958,726 shs
Market Capitalization$14.23 billion
P/E Ratio25.61
Dividend Yield2.15%
Beta1
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

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Insurance agents, brokers, & service
Sub-IndustryInsurance Brokers
SectorFinance
Current SymbolNYSE:AJG
Previous Symbol
CUSIP36357610
Phone630-773-3800

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.68
Current Ratio1.09
Quick Ratio1.09

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio25.61
Forward P/E Ratio22.78
P/E Growth2.07

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$6.16 billion
Price / Sales2.34
Cash Flow$5.2710 per share
Price / Cash14.87
Book Value$25.12 per share
Price / Book3.12

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.06
Net Income$463.10 million
Net Margins9.04%
Return on Equity15.50%
Return on Assets4.52%

Miscellaneous

Employees26,800
Outstanding Shares183,650,000
Market Cap$14.23 billion
OptionableOptionable

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 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.09%. 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) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 25th. The financial services provider reported $0.78 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.77 by $0.01. The financial services provider had revenue of $1.78 billion for 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 24th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Arthur J Gallagher & Co.

What price target have analysts set for AJG?

11 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for Arthur J Gallagher & Co's stock. Their predictions range from $71.00 to $87.00. On average, they expect Arthur J Gallagher & Co's stock price to reach $78.80 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 0.5% 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 4 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Arthur J Gallagher & Co.

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

News headlines about AJG stock have been trending negative this week, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Arthur J Gallagher & Co earned a coverage optimism score of -2.7 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the financial services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.

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 66)
  • Mr. Douglas K. Howell, Corp. VP & Chief Financial Officer (Age 56)
  • Mr. Thomas Joseph Gallagher, Corp. VP and Pres of our Global Property & Casualty Brokerage (Age 59)
  • Mr. Patrick M. Gallagher, Exec. VP of Midwest Region
  • Mr. James W. Durkin Jr., Former Non-Exec. officer (Age 68)

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

Arthur J Gallagher & Co's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (8.69%), Baillie Gifford & Co. (3.88%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2.01%), Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.76%), Franklin Resources Inc. (1.03%) and Epoch Investment Partners Inc. (1.02%). 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 Franklin Resources Inc., Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, Victory Capital Management Inc., Man Group plc, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Janus Henderson Group PLC, Epoch Investment Partners Inc. and Deutsche Bank AG. 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, Scott R Hudson, 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., William Blair Investment Management LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Baird Financial Group Inc., Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., Moody National Bank Trust Division and JPMorgan Chase & Co.. 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 $78.38.

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

Arthur J Gallagher & Co has a market capitalization of $14.23 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:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  378 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  393 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  771
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 11/16/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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