Brown & Brown Company Profile (NYSE:BRO)

About Brown & Brown

Brown & Brown logoBrown & Brown, Inc. is a diversified insurance agency, wholesale brokerage, insurance programs and service company. The Company markets and sells insurance products and services in the property, casualty and employee benefits areas. It provides customers with non-investment insurance contracts, as well as other targeted, customized risk management products and services. It operates through four segments: the Retail segment; the National Programs segment; the Wholesale Brokerage segment, and the Services segment. The Retail Segment provides a range of insurance products and services to commercial, public and quasi-public entities, and to professional and individual customers. Its National Programs Segment works with over 40 carrier partners, offering approximately 50 programs. Its Wholesale Brokerage segment markets and sells excess and surplus commercial insurance products and services to retail insurance agencies. Services Segment provides a range of insurance-related services.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Insurance Brokers
  • Sub-Industry: Insurance Brokers
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: BRO
  • CUSIP: 11523610
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $37.87
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $37.09
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $36.05
  • 52-Week Range: $139,811,000.00 - $28.41
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 20.94
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 19.53
  • P/E Growth: 2.32
  • Market Cap: $5.24B
  • Outstanding Shares: 139,811,000
  • Beta: 1.04
  • Net Margins: 14.87%
  • Return on Equity: 11.68%
  • Return on Assets: 5.08%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.46%
  • Current Ratio: 0.88%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.88%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Brown & Brown (NYSE:BRO) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Ratings, 9 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.93)
Consensus Price Target: $34.60 (7.71% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Brown & Brown (NYSE:BRO)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
7/20/2016BMO Capital MarketsSet Price TargetHold$38.00View Rating Details
7/20/2016RBC Capital MarketsReiterated RatingSector Perform$35.00 -> $37.00View Rating Details
7/20/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetSector Perform$35.00 -> $37.00View Rating Details
7/20/2016Compass PointBoost Price TargetNeutral$34.00 -> $37.00View Rating Details
7/19/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetUnderweight$30.00 -> $31.00View Rating Details
6/28/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Initiated CoverageUnderweight$32.00View Rating Details
4/20/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingSell$30.00View Rating Details
4/17/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
3/21/2016William BlairUpgradeUnderperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details
2/16/2016Citigroup Inc.Initiated CoverageNeutralView Rating Details
1/12/2016Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
1/8/2016Piper Jaffray Cos.Reiterated RatingOverweight$37.00 -> $36.00View Rating Details
1/7/2016SunTrust Banks Inc.DowngradeBuy -> Neutral$38.00 -> $35.00View Rating Details
10/14/2015Wells Fargo & Co.DowngradeOutperform -> Market PerformView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/26/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Brown & Brown (NYSE:BRO)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
7/18/2016Q216$0.44$0.49$439.70 million$446.50 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/18/2016Q116$0.42$0.44$425.86 million$424.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/25/2016Q415$0.36$0.38$402.82 million$404.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/19/2015Q3$0.47$0.47$437.10 million$432.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/20/2015Q215$0.44$0.43$426.42 million$419.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/20/2015Q115$0.40$0.40$410.95 million$404.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/26/2015Q414$0.36$0.36$392.45 million$393.10 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/20/2014Q3$0.47$0.43$425.40 million$421.30 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/21/2014Q214$0.42$0.42$384.95 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/21/2014Q114$0.42$0.40$371.43 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/4/2014Q413$0.35$0.32$348.20 million$343.17 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/15/2013Q313$0.40$0.39$348.85 million$359.31 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/15/2013Q2 2013$0.35$0.36$318.70 million$325.79 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/15/2013Q1 2013$0.39$0.41$337.02 million$335.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/1/2013Q4 2012$0.26$0.29$286.45 million$302.83 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/15/2012$0.35$0.34ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/16/2012$0.31$0.26ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/16/2012$0.33$0.34ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/3/2012$0.22$0.25ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/17/2011$0.30$0.31ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/18/2011$0.30$0.26ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/18/2011$0.33$0.32ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/7/2011$0.21$0.22ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Brown & Brown (NYSE:BRO)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.81 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.92 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20163$0.42$0.42$0.42
Q2 20163$0.43$0.44$0.43
Q3 20163$0.48$0.50$0.49
Q4 20163$0.39$0.41$0.40
Q1 20174$0.44$0.50$0.46
Q2 20174$0.47$0.50$0.49
Q3 20175$0.51$0.57$0.54
Q4 20173$0.43$0.47$0.45
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Brown & Brown (NYSE:BRO)
Annual Dividend:$0.49
Dividend Yield:1.31%
Dividend Growth:-1.50% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:27.37% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
27.07% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
25.52% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:15 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Brown & Brown (NYSE:BRO)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Brown & Brown (NYSE:BRO)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 17.49%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 72.81%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/20/2016Robert W. LloydEVPSell2,971$37.32$110,877.72View SEC Filing  
6/30/2016Anthony T. StrianeseEVPSell1,444$37.02$53,456.88View SEC Filing  
6/24/2016Richard FreebournEVPSell27,569$35.69$983,937.61View SEC Filing  
5/25/2016Anthony T StrianeseEVPSell2,700$35.64$96,228.00View SEC Filing  
3/29/2016Jerome Scott PennyEVPSell15,000$35.41$531,150.00View SEC Filing  
3/23/2016Anthony T StrianeseEVPSell5,765$35.25$203,216.25View SEC Filing  
6/18/2015Anthony T StrianeseInsiderSell3,985$33.59$133,856.15View SEC Filing  
6/17/2015Jerome Scott PennyInsiderSell15,000$33.39$500,850.00View SEC Filing  
9/8/2014Kenneth R MastersSVPSell21,884$32.74$716,482.16View SEC Filing  
6/24/2014Kenneth R MastersSVPSell21,883$30.50$667,431.50View SEC Filing  
9/4/2013H Palmer Proctor, Jr.DirectorBuy1,000$30.75$30,750.00View SEC Filing  
10/25/2012H Palmer Proctor JrDirectorBuy2,500$25.20$63,000.00View SEC Filing  
9/13/2012Anthony T StrianeseInsiderSell2,500$26.62$66,550.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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Brown & Brown (NYSE:BRO) Chart for Monday, September, 26, 2016

Last Updated on 9/26/2016 by Staff