NYSE:BRO - Brown & Brown Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $28.64 +0.46 (+1.63 %) (As of 01/18/2019 04:00 PM ET)Previous Close$28.18Today's Range$28.25 - $28.6852-Week Range$24.34 - $31.55Volume785,200 shsAverage Volume908,192 shsMarket Capitalization$7.91 billionP/E Ratio29.83Dividend Yield1.13%Beta0.74 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email Brown & Brown, Inc. markets and sells insurance products in the United States, England, Canada, Bermuda, and the Cayman Islands. Its Retail segment offers property insurance relating to physical damage to property and resultant interruption of business, or extra expense caused by fire, windstorm, or other perils; casualty insurance relating to legal liabilities, professional liability, cyber-liability, workers' compensation, and commercial and private passenger automobile coverages; fidelity and surety bonds; and life, accident, disability, health, hospitalization, medical, dental, and other ancillary insurance products, as well as risk management, loss control surveys and analysis, consultation, and claims processing services. Its National Programs segment offers professional liability and related package insurance products for dentists, oral surgeons, hygienists, lawyers, certified public accountants, optometrists, opticians, ophthalmologists, insurance agents, financial advisors, registered representatives, securities broker-dealers, benefit administrators, real estate brokers and title agents, and escrow agents, as well as supplementary insurance products related to weddings, events, medical facilities, and cyber liabilities. This segment also offers outsourced product development, marketing, underwriting, actuarial, compliance, and claims and other administrative services to insurance carrier partners; and commercial and public entity-related programs, and flood insurance products. Its Wholesale Brokerage segment markets and sells excess and surplus commercial insurance products to retail insurance agencies. Its Services segment offers third-party claims administration and medical utilization management services in the workers' compensation and all-lines liability arenas, Medicare Set-aside, Social Security disability, Medicare benefits advocacy, and claims adjusting services. The company was founded in 1939 and is headquartered in Daytona Beach, Florida. Receive BRO News and Ratings via Email Sign-up to receive the latest news and ratings for BRO and its competitors with MarketBeat's FREE daily newsletter. Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Insurance agents, brokers, & service Sub-IndustryInsurance Brokers SectorFinance Current SymbolNYSE:BRO Previous Symbol CUSIP11523610 Webwww.bbinsurance.com Phone386-252-9601Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.28 Current Ratio0.96 Quick Ratio0.96Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio29.83 Forward P/E Ratio23.28 P/E Growth2.08 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$1.88 billion Price / Sales4.25 Cash Flow$1.4136 per share Price / Cash Flow20.26 Book Value$9.35 per share Price / Book3.06Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.96 Net Income$399.63 million Net Margins23.15% Return on Equity12.36% Return on Assets6.01%Miscellaneous Employees1,990 Outstanding Shares279,210,000Market Cap$7.91 billion OptionableOptionable Brown & Brown (NYSE:BRO) Frequently Asked Questions What is Brown & Brown's stock symbol? Brown & Brown trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "BRO." How often does Brown & Brown pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Brown & Brown? Brown & Brown announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, October 10th. Shareholders of record on Friday, October 26th will be given a dividend of $0.08 per share on Wednesday, November 7th. This represents a $0.32 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.12%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 25th. This is a boost from Brown & Brown's previous quarterly dividend of $0.08. View Brown & Brown's Dividend History. When did Brown & Brown's stock split? How did Brown & Brown's stock split work? Shares of Brown & Brown split before market open on Thursday, March 29th 2018. The 2-1 split was announced on Monday, February 26th 2018. The newly issued shares were issued to shareholders after the market closes on Wednesday, March 28th 2018. An investor that had 100 shares of Brown & Brown stock prior to the split would have 200 shares after the split. How were Brown & Brown's earnings last quarter? Brown & Brown, Inc. (NYSE:BRO) issued its quarterly earnings results on Monday, October, 22nd. The financial services provider reported $0.38 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.34 by $0.04. The financial services provider earned $530.90 million during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $508.82 million. Brown & Brown had a net margin of 23.15% and a return on equity of 12.36%. Brown & Brown's quarterly revenue was up 11.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.27 earnings per share. View Brown & Brown's Earnings History. When is Brown & Brown's next earnings date? Brown & Brown is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, January 28th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Brown & Brown. How can I listen to Brown & Brown's earnings call? Brown & Brown will be holding an earnings conference call on Tuesday, January 29th at 8:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link. What price target have analysts set for BRO? 10 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Brown & Brown's stock. Their forecasts range from $26.00 to $33.00. On average, they anticipate Brown & Brown's share price to reach $29.00 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 1.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Brown & Brown. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Brown & Brown? 10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Brown & Brown in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 5 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Brown & Brown. Has Brown & Brown been receiving favorable news coverage? Media coverage about BRO stock has trended somewhat negative recently, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive media 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 -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Brown & Brown earned a news sentiment score of -1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the financial services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the immediate future. Are investors shorting Brown & Brown? Brown & Brown saw a increase in short interest during the month of December. As of December 14th, there was short interest totalling 6,816,347 shares, an increase of 48.1% from the November 30th total of 4,603,176 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,194,730 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 5.7 days. Currently, 2.9% of the company's shares are sold short. View Brown & Brown's Current Options Chain. Who are some of Brown & Brown's key competitors? Some companies that are related to Brown & Brown include Willis Towers Watson (WLTW), Arthur J Gallagher & Co (AJG), AXA Equitable (EQH), Erie Indemnity (ERIE), Ashmore Group (AJMPF), Fanhua (FANH), CorVel (CRVL), eHealth (EHTH), AA (AATDF), Health Insurance Innovations (HIIQ), Crawford & Company (CRD.B), Crawford & Company (CRD.A), Goosehead Insurance (GSHD) and Marketing Alliance (MAAL). Who are Brown & Brown's key executives? Brown & Brown's management team includes the folowing people: Mr. J. Powell Brown, CEO, Pres & Director (Age 50)Mr. R. Andrew Watts, Exec. VP, CFO & Treasurer (Age 49)Mr. J. Scott Penny CIC, Exec. VP & Chief Acquisitions Officer (Age 51)Mr. Anthony T. Strianese, Exec. VP & Pres of Wholesale Brokerage Division (Age 56)Mr. Chris L. Walker, Exec. VP & Pres of National Programs Division (Age 60) Who are Brown & Brown's major shareholders? Brown & Brown's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Clarkston Capital Partners LLC (1.74%), Fenimore Asset Management Inc. (1.01%), Confluence Investment Management LLC (0.40%), Retirement Systems of Alabama (0.20%), BTIM Corp. (0.16%) and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.02%). Company insiders that own Brown & Brown stock include Anthony T Strianese, Hyatt J Brown, Michael Waldkirch and Richard Silas. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Brown & Brown. Which institutional investors are selling Brown & Brown stock? BRO stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Clarkston Capital Partners LLC, Oakbrook Investments LLC, Meeder Asset Management Inc., Louisiana State Employees Retirement System and CENTRAL TRUST Co. Company insiders that have sold Brown & Brown company stock in the last year include Anthony T Strianese and Hyatt J Brown. View Insider Buying and Selling for Brown & Brown. Which institutional investors are buying Brown & Brown stock? BRO stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Retirement Systems of Alabama, TrimTabs Asset Management LLC, Confluence Investment Management LLC, BTIM Corp., Fenimore Asset Management Inc., CX Institutional and State of Alaska Department of Revenue. View Insider Buying and Selling for Brown & Brown. How do I buy shares of Brown & Brown? Shares of BRO 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 Brown & Brown's stock price today? One share of BRO stock can currently be purchased for approximately $28.64. How big of a company is Brown & Brown? Brown & Brown has a market capitalization of $7.91 billion and generates $1.88 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $399.63 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.96 on an earnings per share basis. Brown & Brown employs 1,990 workers across the globe. What is Brown & Brown's official website? The official website for Brown & Brown is http://www.bbinsurance.com. How can I contact Brown & Brown? Brown & Brown's mailing address is 220 S. RIDGEWOOD AVE., DAYTONA BEACH FL, 32114. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 386-252-9601. MarketBeat Community Rating for Brown & Brown (NYSE BRO)Community Ranking: 2.0 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 293 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 439 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 732MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Brown & Brown and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe BRO will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe BRO will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. 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