NYSE:AON

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$222.90
MA: $230.23
$239.24
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$167.45
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$239.99
Volume1.94 million shs
Average Volume1.68 million shs
Market Capitalization$54.04 billion
P/E Ratio30.85
Dividend Yield0.78%
Beta0.83

Competitors

AON (NYSE:AON) Vs. MMC, WLTW, AJG, EQH, BRO, and ERIE

Should you be buying AON stock or one of its competitors? Companies in the industry of "insurance agents, brokers, & service" are considered alternatives and competitors to AON, including Marsh & McLennan Companies (MMC), Willis Towers Watson Public (WLTW), Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (AJG), Equitable (EQH), Brown & Brown (BRO), and Erie Indemnity (ERIE).

Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE:MMC) and AON (NYSE:AON) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, profitability, analyst recommendations, institutional ownership, earnings, risk and valuation.

Profitability

This table compares Marsh & McLennan Companies and AON's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Marsh & McLennan Companies11.91%31.20%7.96%
AON16.56%65.00%7.41%

Dividends

Marsh & McLennan Companies pays an annual dividend of $1.86 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.5%. AON pays an annual dividend of $1.84 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. Marsh & McLennan Companies pays out 39.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. AON pays out 20.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Marsh & McLennan Companies has increased its dividend for 11 consecutive years and AON has increased its dividend for 9 consecutive years. Marsh & McLennan Companies is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and recommmendations for Marsh & McLennan Companies and AON, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Marsh & McLennan Companies28502.20
AON15702.46

Marsh & McLennan Companies currently has a consensus target price of $118.3750, suggesting a potential downside of 7.11%. AON has a consensus target price of $225.00, suggesting a potential downside of 5.90%. Given AON's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe AON is more favorable than Marsh & McLennan Companies.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

86.6% of Marsh & McLennan Companies shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 95.7% of AON shares are owned by institutional investors. 0.9% of Marsh & McLennan Companies shares are owned by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of AON shares are owned by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Marsh & McLennan Companies and AON's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Marsh & McLennan Companies$16.65 billion3.89$1.74 billion$4.6627.35
AON$11.01 billion4.91$1.53 billion$9.1726.08

Marsh & McLennan Companies has higher revenue and earnings than AON. AON is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Marsh & McLennan Companies, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Volatility & Risk

Marsh & McLennan Companies has a beta of 0.86, indicating that its share price is 14% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, AON has a beta of 0.83, indicating that its share price is 17% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Summary

AON beats Marsh & McLennan Companies on 10 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

AON (NYSE:AON) and Willis Towers Watson Public (NASDAQ:WLTW) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the better investment? We will compare the two businesses based on the strength of their risk, profitability, dividends, analyst recommendations, earnings, institutional ownership and valuation.

Profitability

This table compares AON and Willis Towers Watson Public's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
AON16.56%65.00%7.41%
Willis Towers Watson Public11.00%14.32%4.02%

Dividends

AON pays an annual dividend of $1.84 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. Willis Towers Watson Public pays an annual dividend of $2.84 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. AON pays out 20.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Willis Towers Watson Public pays out 25.9% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. AON has raised its dividend for 9 consecutive years and Willis Towers Watson Public has raised its dividend for 4 consecutive years.

Risk & Volatility

AON has a beta of 0.83, indicating that its stock price is 17% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Willis Towers Watson Public has a beta of 0.71, indicating that its stock price is 29% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for AON and Willis Towers Watson Public, as reported by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
AON15702.46
Willis Towers Watson Public05212.50

AON presently has a consensus price target of $225.00, indicating a potential downside of 5.90%. Willis Towers Watson Public has a consensus price target of $222.1111, indicating a potential downside of 7.61%. Given AON's higher probable upside, equities research analysts plainly believe AON is more favorable than Willis Towers Watson Public.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

95.7% of AON shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 90.3% of Willis Towers Watson Public shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.0% of AON shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 0.6% of Willis Towers Watson Public shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares AON and Willis Towers Watson Public's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
AON$11.01 billion4.91$1.53 billion$9.1726.08
Willis Towers Watson Public$9.04 billion3.43$1.04 billion$10.9621.93

AON has higher revenue and earnings than Willis Towers Watson Public. Willis Towers Watson Public is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than AON, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

AON beats Willis Towers Watson Public on 14 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE:AJG) and AON (NYSE:AON) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their dividends, institutional ownership, earnings, analyst recommendations, risk, profitability and valuation.

Risk and Volatility

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has a beta of 0.7, indicating that its stock price is 30% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, AON has a beta of 0.83, indicating that its stock price is 17% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Analyst Ratings

This is a breakdown of current ratings and target prices for Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. and AON, as reported by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.16512.46
AON15702.46

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. presently has a consensus price target of $127.3571, suggesting a potential downside of 6.90%. AON has a consensus price target of $225.00, suggesting a potential downside of 5.90%. Given AON's higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe AON is more favorable than Arthur J. Gallagher & Co..

Valuation & Earnings

This table compares Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. and AON's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.$7.20 billion3.71$668.80 million$3.6537.48
AON$11.01 billion4.91$1.53 billion$9.1726.08

AON has higher revenue and earnings than Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.. AON is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

82.0% of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 95.7% of AON shares are held by institutional investors. 1.4% of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of AON shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. pays an annual dividend of $1.92 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.4%. AON pays an annual dividend of $1.84 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. pays out 52.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. AON pays out 20.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has increased its dividend for 1 consecutive years and AON has increased its dividend for 9 consecutive years.

Profitability

This table compares Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. and AON's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.11.04%16.19%4.19%
AON16.56%65.00%7.41%

Summary

AON beats Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. on 13 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

AON (NYSE:AON) and Equitable (NYSE:EQH) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the better business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their dividends, risk, institutional ownership, profitability, valuation, earnings and analyst recommendations.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a summary of recent ratings for AON and Equitable, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
AON15702.46
Equitable01602.86

AON currently has a consensus target price of $225.00, indicating a potential downside of 5.90%. Equitable has a consensus target price of $33.00, indicating a potential downside of 2.08%. Given Equitable's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts plainly believe Equitable is more favorable than AON.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares AON and Equitable's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
AON$11.01 billion4.91$1.53 billion$9.1726.08
Equitable$9.59 billion1.50$2.08 billion$4.856.95

Equitable has lower revenue, but higher earnings than AON. Equitable is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than AON, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Risk & Volatility

AON has a beta of 0.83, suggesting that its share price is 17% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Equitable has a beta of 1.65, suggesting that its share price is 65% more volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

This table compares AON and Equitable's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
AON16.56%65.00%7.41%
EquitableN/AN/AN/A

Institutional & Insider Ownership

95.7% of AON shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 87.9% of Equitable shares are held by institutional investors. 1.0% of AON shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.4% of Equitable shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Dividends

AON pays an annual dividend of $1.84 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. Equitable pays an annual dividend of $0.68 per share and has a dividend yield of 2.0%. AON pays out 20.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Equitable pays out 14.0% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. AON has increased its dividend for 9 consecutive years and Equitable has increased its dividend for 2 consecutive years. Equitable is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Summary

AON beats Equitable on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

AON (NYSE:AON) and Brown & Brown (NYSE:BRO) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their valuation, earnings, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, profitability, dividends and risk.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares AON and Brown & Brown's gross revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
AON$11.01 billion4.91$1.53 billion$9.1726.08
Brown & Brown$2.39 billion5.87$398.51 million$1.4035.39

AON has higher revenue and earnings than Brown & Brown. AON is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Brown & Brown, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Dividends

AON pays an annual dividend of $1.84 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. Brown & Brown pays an annual dividend of $0.37 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.7%. AON pays out 20.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Brown & Brown pays out 26.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. AON has increased its dividend for 9 consecutive years and Brown & Brown has increased its dividend for 21 consecutive years. AON is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Volatility and Risk

AON has a beta of 0.83, meaning that its stock price is 17% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Brown & Brown has a beta of 0.66, meaning that its stock price is 34% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Institutional & Insider Ownership

95.7% of AON shares are owned by institutional investors. Comparatively, 69.1% of Brown & Brown shares are owned by institutional investors. 1.0% of AON shares are owned by insiders. Comparatively, 17.1% of Brown & Brown shares are owned by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, large money managers and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Profitability

This table compares AON and Brown & Brown's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
AON16.56%65.00%7.41%
Brown & Brown18.02%13.26%5.81%

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current recommendations and price targets for AON and Brown & Brown, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
AON15702.46
Brown & Brown04402.50

AON currently has a consensus target price of $225.00, suggesting a potential downside of 5.90%. Brown & Brown has a consensus target price of $51.25, suggesting a potential upside of 3.43%. Given Brown & Brown's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, analysts clearly believe Brown & Brown is more favorable than AON.

Summary

AON beats Brown & Brown on 11 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Erie Indemnity (NASDAQ:ERIE) and AON (NYSE:AON) are both large-cap finance companies, but which is the superior stock? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, valuation, dividends, risk, profitability, earnings and institutional ownership.

Dividends

Erie Indemnity pays an annual dividend of $4.14 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. AON pays an annual dividend of $1.84 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. Erie Indemnity pays out 68.3% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. AON pays out 20.1% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Both companies have healthy payout ratios and should be able to cover their dividend payments with earnings for the next several years. Erie Indemnity has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years and AON has raised its dividend for 9 consecutive years.

Institutional and Insider Ownership

35.0% of Erie Indemnity shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 95.7% of AON shares are held by institutional investors. 45.8% of Erie Indemnity shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 1.0% of AON shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of recent ratings and target prices for Erie Indemnity and AON, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Erie Indemnity00103.00
AON15702.46

AON has a consensus target price of $225.00, suggesting a potential downside of 5.90%. Given AON's higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe AON is more favorable than Erie Indemnity.

Profitability

This table compares Erie Indemnity and AON's net margins, return on equity and return on assets.

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Erie Indemnity11.49%24.73%14.12%
AON16.56%65.00%7.41%

Volatility and Risk

Erie Indemnity has a beta of 0.43, indicating that its stock price is 57% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, AON has a beta of 0.83, indicating that its stock price is 17% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Valuation and Earnings

This table compares Erie Indemnity and AON's revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Erie Indemnity$2.48 billion4.24$316.82 million$6.0637.51
AON$11.01 billion4.91$1.53 billion$9.1726.08

AON has higher revenue and earnings than Erie Indemnity. AON is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than Erie Indemnity, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

Summary

AON beats Erie Indemnity on 12 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.


AON Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Marsh & McLennan Companies logo
MMC
Marsh & McLennan Companies
1.9$127.44+0.4%$64.76 billion$16.65 billion32.02Analyst Downgrade
News Coverage
Willis Towers Watson Public logo
WLTW
Willis Towers Watson Public
1.5$240.40+1.0%$31.00 billion$9.04 billion30.74Analyst Report
Decrease in Short Interest
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. logo
AJG
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
1.5$136.80+1.3%$26.70 billion$7.20 billion34.29Analyst Report
Equitable logo
EQH
Equitable
2.0$33.70+0.4%$14.43 billion$9.59 billion-32.10Increase in Short Interest
Brown & Brown logo
BRO
Brown & Brown
1.9$49.55+1.2%$14.05 billion$2.39 billion30.59Analyst Report
Erie Indemnity logo
ERIE
Erie Indemnity
1.4$227.31+1.4%$10.50 billion$2.48 billion40.96Analyst Upgrade
News Coverage
SelectQuote logo
SLQT
SelectQuote
1.5$31.38+0.4%$5.12 billion$531.52 million-196.13Analyst Downgrade
Increase in Short Interest
Goosehead Insurance logo
GSHD
Goosehead Insurance
1.9$107.05+1.3%$3.94 billion$77.49 million232.72Analyst Upgrade
News Coverage
GoHealth logo
GOCO
GoHealth
1.5$12.24+0.7%$3.93 billionN/A0.00Increase in Short Interest
News Coverage
BRP Group logo
BRP
BRP Group
2.0$30.69+3.7%$2.94 billion$137.84 million-44.48News Coverage
CorVel logo
CRVL
CorVel
0.8$113.23+1.3%$2.02 billion$592.22 million50.32Insider Selling
News Coverage
eHealth logo
EHTH
eHealth
2.1$70.15+0.2%$1.82 billion$506.20 million23.15
Fanhua logo
FANH
Fanhua
1.5$13.01+1.2%$698.57 million$532.33 million-1,299.70News Coverage
HUIZ
Huize
0.4$7.41+2.0%$384.71 million$142.68 million741.74Decrease in Short Interest
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This page was last updated on 4/18/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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