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NYSE:BRO

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$46.04
+1.11 (+2.47 %)
(As of 03/5/2021 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$45.01
Now: $46.04
$46.14
50-Day Range
$42.96
MA: $45.49
$47.79
52-Week Range
$30.70
Now: $46.04
$48.76
Volume950,034 shs
Average Volume1.13 million shs
Market Capitalization$12.99 billion
P/E Ratio28.42
Dividend Yield0.81%
Beta0.66

Competitors

Brown & Brown (NYSE:BRO) Vs. WLTW, AJG, EQH, ERIE, GSHD, and SLQT

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

Brown & Brown (NYSE:BRO) 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 earnings, risk, dividends, valuation, institutional ownership, profitability and analyst recommendations.

Insider and Institutional Ownership

69.1% of Brown & Brown shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 90.3% of Willis Towers Watson Public shares are held by institutional investors. 17.1% of Brown & Brown shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.6% of Willis Towers Watson Public shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Brown & Brown and Willis Towers Watson Public, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Brown & Brown05402.44
Willis Towers Watson Public07312.45

Brown & Brown currently has a consensus price target of $48.4444, suggesting a potential upside of 5.22%. Willis Towers Watson Public has a consensus price target of $217.5833, suggesting a potential downside of 4.58%. Given Brown & Brown's higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Brown & Brown is more favorable than Willis Towers Watson Public.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Brown & Brown and Willis Towers Watson Public's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Brown & Brown$2.39 billion5.43$398.51 million$1.4032.89
Willis Towers Watson Public$9.04 billion3.25$1.04 billion$10.9620.80

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

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Brown & Brown18.02%13.26%5.81%
Willis Towers Watson Public11.00%14.32%4.02%

Risk & Volatility

Brown & Brown has a beta of 0.66, suggesting that its share price is 34% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Willis Towers Watson Public has a beta of 0.71, suggesting that its share price is 29% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Brown & Brown pays an annual dividend of $0.37 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%. Brown & Brown pays out 26.4% 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. Brown & Brown has raised its dividend for 23 consecutive years and Willis Towers Watson Public has raised its dividend for 4 consecutive years. Willis Towers Watson Public is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Summary

Willis Towers Watson Public beats Brown & Brown on 11 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

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

Insider and Institutional Ownership

69.1% of Brown & Brown shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 82.0% of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. shares are held by institutional investors. 17.1% of Brown & Brown shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 1.4% of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Brown & Brown and Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Brown & Brown05402.44
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.15612.54

Brown & Brown currently has a consensus price target of $48.4444, suggesting a potential upside of 5.22%. Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has a consensus price target of $125.50, suggesting a potential upside of 1.12%. Given Brown & Brown's higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Brown & Brown is more favorable than Arthur J. Gallagher & Co..

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Brown & Brown and Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.'s top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Brown & Brown$2.39 billion5.43$398.51 million$1.4032.89
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.$7.20 billion3.34$668.80 million$3.6534.00

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has higher revenue and earnings than Brown & Brown. Brown & Brown 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.

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Brown & Brown18.02%13.26%5.81%
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.11.04%16.19%4.19%

Risk & Volatility

Brown & Brown has a beta of 0.66, suggesting that its share price is 34% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has a beta of 0.7, suggesting that its share price is 30% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Dividends

Brown & Brown pays an annual dividend of $0.37 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. pays an annual dividend of $1.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.5%. Brown & Brown pays out 26.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. pays out 49.3% 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. Brown & Brown has raised its dividend for 23 consecutive years and Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Summary

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. beats Brown & Brown on 11 of the 18 factors compared between the two stocks.

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

Insider and Institutional Ownership

69.1% of Brown & Brown shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 87.9% of Equitable shares are held by institutional investors. 17.1% of Brown & Brown shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.4% of Equitable shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Brown & Brown and Equitable, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Brown & Brown05402.44
Equitable00703.00

Brown & Brown currently has a consensus price target of $48.4444, suggesting a potential upside of 5.22%. Equitable has a consensus price target of $29.20, suggesting a potential downside of 4.82%. Given Brown & Brown's higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Brown & Brown is more favorable than Equitable.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Brown & Brown and Equitable's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Brown & Brown$2.39 billion5.43$398.51 million$1.4032.89
Equitable$9.59 billion1.39$2.11 billion$4.856.33

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

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Brown & Brown18.02%13.26%5.81%
EquitableN/AN/AN/A

Risk & Volatility

Brown & Brown has a beta of 0.66, suggesting that its share price is 34% 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.

Dividends

Brown & Brown pays an annual dividend of $0.37 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 2.2%. Brown & Brown pays out 26.4% 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. Brown & Brown has raised its dividend for 23 consecutive years and Equitable has raised its dividend for 2 consecutive years. Equitable is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

Summary

Equitable beats Brown & Brown on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

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

Insider and Institutional Ownership

69.1% of Brown & Brown shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 35.0% of Erie Indemnity shares are held by institutional investors. 17.1% of Brown & Brown shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 45.8% of Erie Indemnity shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that hedge funds, endowments and large money managers believe a stock will outperform the market over the long term.

Analyst Ratings

This is a summary of current ratings and target prices for Brown & Brown and Erie Indemnity, as provided by MarketBeat.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Brown & Brown05402.44
Erie Indemnity00103.00

Brown & Brown currently has a consensus price target of $48.4444, suggesting a potential upside of 5.22%. Given Brown & Brown's higher probable upside, equities analysts plainly believe Brown & Brown is more favorable than Erie Indemnity.

Earnings and Valuation

This table compares Brown & Brown and Erie Indemnity's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Brown & Brown$2.39 billion5.43$398.51 million$1.4032.89
Erie Indemnity$2.48 billion4.37$316.82 million$6.0638.70

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

Dividends

Brown & Brown pays an annual dividend of $0.37 per share and has a dividend yield of 0.8%. Erie Indemnity pays an annual dividend of $4.14 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.8%. Brown & Brown pays out 26.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Erie Indemnity pays out 68.3% 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. Brown & Brown has raised its dividend for 23 consecutive years and Erie Indemnity has raised its dividend for 1 consecutive years.

Risk & Volatility

Brown & Brown has a beta of 0.66, suggesting that its share price is 34% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Erie Indemnity has a beta of 0.43, suggesting that its share price is 57% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Brown & Brown18.02%13.26%5.81%
Erie Indemnity11.49%24.73%14.12%

Summary

Brown & Brown beats Erie Indemnity on 9 of the 17 factors compared between the two stocks.

Brown & Brown (NYSE:BRO) and Goosehead Insurance (NASDAQ:GSHD) are both finance companies, but which is the superior investment? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their earnings, dividends, profitability, institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk and valuation.

Insider & Institutional Ownership

69.1% of Brown & Brown shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 45.2% of Goosehead Insurance shares are held by institutional investors. 17.1% of Brown & Brown shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 63.4% of Goosehead Insurance shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Brown & Brown and Goosehead Insurance, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Brown & Brown05402.44
Goosehead Insurance02102.33

Brown & Brown presently has a consensus price target of $48.4444, suggesting a potential upside of 5.22%. Goosehead Insurance has a consensus price target of $126.00, suggesting a potential upside of 4.69%. Given Brown & Brown's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, research analysts clearly believe Brown & Brown is more favorable than Goosehead Insurance.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Brown & Brown and Goosehead Insurance's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Brown & Brown$2.39 billion5.43$398.51 million$1.4032.89
Goosehead Insurance$77.49 million56.94$3.57 million$0.22547.09

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

Volatility & Risk

Brown & Brown has a beta of 0.66, meaning that its share price is 34% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Goosehead Insurance has a beta of 0.62, meaning that its share price is 38% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Brown & Brown18.02%13.26%5.81%
Goosehead Insurance7.88%-26.12%8.27%

Summary

Brown & Brown beats Goosehead Insurance on 10 of the 14 factors compared between the two stocks.

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

Insider & Institutional Ownership

69.1% of Brown & Brown shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 34.8% of SelectQuote shares are held by institutional investors. 17.1% of Brown & Brown shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 10.3% of SelectQuote shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that endowments, large money managers and hedge funds believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

Analyst Recommendations

This is a breakdown of current ratings and price targets for Brown & Brown and SelectQuote, as provided by MarketBeat.com.

Sell RatingsHold RatingsBuy RatingsStrong Buy RatingsRating Score
Brown & Brown05402.44
SelectQuote02802.80

Brown & Brown presently has a consensus price target of $48.4444, suggesting a potential upside of 5.22%. SelectQuote has a consensus price target of $32.70, suggesting a potential upside of 23.49%. Given SelectQuote's stronger consensus rating and higher probable upside, analysts clearly believe SelectQuote is more favorable than Brown & Brown.

Earnings & Valuation

This table compares Brown & Brown and SelectQuote's top-line revenue, earnings per share and valuation.

Gross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Brown & Brown$2.39 billion5.43$398.51 million$1.4032.89
SelectQuote$531.52 million8.13$81.15 million($0.16)-165.50

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

Profitability

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

Net MarginsReturn on EquityReturn on Assets
Brown & Brown18.02%13.26%5.81%
SelectQuoteN/AN/AN/A

Summary

Brown & Brown beats SelectQuote on 9 of the 13 factors compared between the two stocks.


Brown & Brown Competitors List

Competitor NameCompetitor BTM RankCompetitor PriceCompetitor Price ChangeCompetitor Market CapCompetitor RevenueCompetitor P/E RatioCompetitor Indicator(s)
Willis Towers Watson Public logo
WLTW
Willis Towers Watson Public
1.6$228.02+2.7%$29.41 billion$9.04 billion29.16
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. logo
AJG
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
1.8$124.11+2.9%$24.05 billion$7.20 billion31.11Gap Up
Equitable logo
EQH
Equitable
1.9$30.68+2.3%$13.36 billion$9.59 billion-29.22Analyst Report
Erie Indemnity logo
ERIE
Erie Indemnity
1.4$234.53+2.6%$10.83 billion$2.48 billion42.26Dividend Announcement
News Coverage
Gap Up
Goosehead Insurance logo
GSHD
Goosehead Insurance
1.4$120.36+1.9%$4.41 billion$77.49 million261.65Gap Down
SelectQuote logo
SLQT
SelectQuote
1.5$26.48+3.6%$4.32 billion$531.52 million-165.50High Trading Volume
Decrease in Short Interest
GoHealth logo
GOCO
GoHealth
1.6$12.28+1.5%$3.85 billionN/A0.00Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
CorVel logo
CRVL
CorVel
0.8$105.83+2.9%$1.89 billion$592.22 million47.04Insider Selling
News Coverage
eHealth logo
EHTH
eHealth
2.3$53.00+1.7%$1.37 billion$506.20 million17.49
BRP Group logo
BRP
BRP Group
2.2$26.45+0.2%$898.98 million$137.84 million-38.33Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
Gap Down
Fanhua logo
FANH
Fanhua
1.5$14.90+2.7%$800.06 million$532.33 million-1,488.51
HUIZ
Huize
0.4$7.72+0.3%$400.81 million$142.68 million772.77Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
Gap Down
This page was last updated on 3/7/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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