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Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.25 (+0.22 %)
(As of 12/4/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $116.02
50-Day Range
MA: $111.45
52-Week Range
Now: $116.02
Volume556,719 shs
Average Volume1.05 million shs
Market Capitalization$22.31 billion
P/E Ratio29.08
Dividend Yield1.55%
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., together with its subsidiaries, provides insurance brokerage, consulting, and third party claims settlement and administration services in the United States, Australia, Bermuda, Canada, the Caribbean, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom. 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. It serves commercial, industrial, public entity, religious, and not-for-profit entities. Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. was founded in 1927 and is headquartered in Rolling Meadows, Illinois.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 2.3Community Rank: 2.3Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 1.7Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.89 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$7.20 billion
Cash Flow$6.30 per share
Book Value$30.25 per share


Net Income$668.80 million


Market Cap$22.31 billion
Next Earnings Date2/4/2021 (Estimated)
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Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE:AJG) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.'s stock been impacted by Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.'s stock was trading at $94.98 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus (COVID-19) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, AJG stock has increased by 22.2% and is now trading at $116.02.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 2 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy."
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When is Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.'s next earnings date?

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 4th 2021.
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How were Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.'s earnings last quarter?

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE:AJG) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 29th. The financial services provider reported $1.08 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.92 by $0.16. The financial services provider earned $1.81 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.69 billion. Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. had a net margin of 11.04% and a return on equity of 16.19%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up .9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.80 EPS.
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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 28th. Investors of record on Friday, December 4th will be given a dividend of $0.45 per share on Friday, December 18th. This represents a $1.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.55%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 3rd.
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What price target have analysts set for AJG?

12 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.'s stock. Their forecasts range from $97.00 to $125.00. On average, they expect Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.'s stock price to reach $112.75 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 2.8%.
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Are investors shorting Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.?

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. saw a decrease in short interest in the month of November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,400,000 shares, a decrease of 14.6% from the October 31st total of 1,640,000 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 892,700 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.6 days.
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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 AT&T (T), Verizon Communications (VZ), AbbVie (ABBV), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Pfizer (PFE), Walmart (WMT), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM), The Procter & Gamble (PG), Target (TGT) and Visa (V).

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

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.'s management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. J. Patrick Gallagher Jr., Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 68, Pay $6.27M)
  • Mr. Douglas K. Howell, Corp. VP & Chief Financial Officer (Age 58, Pay $3.37M)
  • Mr. Walter D. Bay, Corp. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 57, Pay $2.5M)
  • Mr. Thomas Joseph Gallagher, Corp. VP and Pres of Global Property & Casualty Brokerage (Age 61, Pay $3.25M)
  • Mr. Scott R. Hudson, Corp. VP & Pres of Risk Management Operation (Age 58, Pay $2.45M)
  • Mr. David R. Long, VP (Age 68)
  • Mr. Richard C. Cary, Chief Accounting Officer & Controller (Age 57)
  • Mr. Sean P. Connelly, Global Chief Information Officer and Corp. VP (Age 53)
  • Mr. Raymond Iardella, VP of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Linda J. Collins, VP of Corp. Communications

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."

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

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.'s stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (10.91%), State Street Corp (4.45%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2.66%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.96%), Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc. (1.88%) and Champlain Investment Partners LLC (1.29%). Company insiders that own Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. stock 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, Thomas Joseph Gallagher, Walter D Bay and William L Bax.
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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 The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company, JPMorgan Chase & Co., First Trust Advisors LP, M&G Investment Management Ltd., Charles Schwab Investment Management Inc., State Street Corp, Victory Capital Management Inc., and William Blair Investment Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. company stock in the last year include David S Johnson, Frank E Jr English, Kay W Mccurdy, Scott R Hudson, Susan E Pietrucha, and Walter D Bay.
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Which major investors are buying Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. stock?

AJG stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Thrivent Financial for Lutherans, BlackRock Inc., Teacher Retirement System of Texas, Voloridge Investment Management LLC, Schonfeld Strategic Advisors LLC, and AQR Capital Management LLC.
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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 $116.02.

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

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has a market capitalization of $22.31 billion and generates $7.20 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $668.80 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.65 on an earnings per share basis. Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. employs 33,300 workers across the globe.

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

The official website for Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. is 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]

This page was last updated on 12/5/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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