Marsh & McLennan Companies Company Profile (NYSE:MMC)

About Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE:MMC)

Marsh & McLennan Companies logoMarsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. is a professional services firm offering clients advice and solutions in risk, strategy and people. The Company is the parent company of various risk advisors and specialty consultants, including Marsh, the insurance broker; Guy Carpenter, the risk and reinsurance specialist; Mercer, the provider of human resource and investment related financial advice and services, and Oliver Wyman Group, the management and economic consultancy. It conducts business through two segments: Risk and Insurance Services, which includes risk management activities, as well as insurance and reinsurance broking and services, and Consulting includes health, retirement, talent and investments consulting services and products, and specialized management, economic and brand consulting services. It conducts business in the Risk and Insurance Services segment through Marsh and Guy Carpenter. It conducts business in the Consulting segment through Mercer and Oliver Wyman Group.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Insurance Brokers
  • Sub-Industry: Insurance Brokers
  • Symbol: NYSE:MMC
  • CUSIP: 57174810
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $38.61 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 514,159,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $73.60
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $71.18
  • 52 Week Range: $62.33 - $75.52
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 21.10
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 17.92
  • P/E Growth: 1.91
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $13.38 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.89
  • Book Value: $12.68 per share
  • Price / Book: 5.92
  • Annual Dividend: $1.36
  • Dividend Yield: 1.8%
  • EBIDTA: $3.19 billion
  • Net Margins: 13.38%
  • Return on Equity: 26.99%
  • Return on Assets: 9.83%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.72%
  • Current Ratio: 1.20%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.36%
  • Average Volume: 1.74 million shs.
  • Beta: 0.89
  • Short Ratio: 3.32

Frequently Asked Questions for Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE:MMC)

What is Marsh & McLennan Companies' stock symbol?

Marsh & McLennan Companies trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "MMC."

How often does Marsh & McLennan Companies pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Marsh & McLennan Companies?

Marsh & McLennan Companies declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 18th. Investors of record on Tuesday, July 11th will be given a dividend of $0.375 per share on Tuesday, August 15th. This represents a $1.50 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.00%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Friday, July 7th. This is a positive change from Marsh & McLennan Companies's previous quarterly dividend of $0.34. View Marsh & McLennan Companies' Dividend History.

How were Marsh & McLennan Companies' earnings last quarter?

Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:MMC) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April, 27th. The company reported $1.08 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.98 by $0.10. The firm earned $3.50 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $3.46 billion. Marsh & McLennan Companies had a net margin of 13.38% and a return on equity of 26.99%. The firm's revenue was up 5.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm earned $0.92 earnings per share. View Marsh & McLennan Companies' Earnings History.

When will Marsh & McLennan Companies make its next earnings announcement?

Marsh & McLennan Companies is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July, 27th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Marsh & McLennan Companies.

Where is Marsh & McLennan Companies' stock going? Where will Marsh & McLennan Companies' stock price be in 2017?

11 analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Marsh & McLennan Companies' shares. Their forecasts range from $71.00 to $80.00. On average, they expect Marsh & McLennan Companies' stock price to reach $75.78 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Marsh & McLennan Companies.

Who are some of Marsh & McLennan Companies' key competitors?

Who owns Marsh & McLennan Companies stock?

Marsh & McLennan Companies' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Wellington Management Group LLP (8.45%), BlackRock Inc. (7.27%), Vanguard Group Inc. (6.61%), State Street Corp (4.62%), FMR LLC (2.30%) and Macquarie Group Ltd. (2.06%). Company insiders that own Marsh & McLennan Companies stock include Alexander S Moczarski, Daniel S Glaser, E Scott Gilbert, Julio A Portalatin, Laurie Ledford, Lloyd M Yates, Peter J Beshar, Peter Zaffino and Robert J Rapport. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Marsh & McLennan Companies.

Who sold Marsh & McLennan Companies stock? Who is selling Marsh & McLennan Companies stock?

Marsh & McLennan Companies' stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including JPMorgan Chase & Co., Morgan Stanley, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Primecap Management Co. CA, Marshall Wace LLP, FMR LLC, Korea Investment CORP and Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC. Company insiders that have sold Marsh & McLennan Companies stock in the last year include Alexander S Moczarski, Daniel S Glaser, Laurie Ledford, Peter Zaffino and Robert J Rapport. View Insider Buying and Selling for Marsh & McLennan Companies.

Who bought Marsh & McLennan Companies stock? Who is buying Marsh & McLennan Companies stock?

Marsh & McLennan Companies' stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Pioneer Investment Management Inc., Vanguard Group Inc., MARSHALL WACE ASIA Ltd, Marshall Wace North America L.P., OppenheimerFunds Inc., State Street Corp and APG Asset Management N.V.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Marsh & McLennan Companies.

How do I buy Marsh & McLennan Companies stock?

Shares of Marsh & McLennan Companies can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Marsh & McLennan Companies stock cost?

One share of Marsh & McLennan Companies stock can currently be purchased for approximately $75.10.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE:MMC) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 9 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.82)
Consensus Price Target: $75.78 (0.90% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE:MMC)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
4/28/2017Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetBuy$76.00 -> $77.00LowView Rating Details
4/28/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHold$74.00 -> $80.00LowView Rating Details
4/27/2017Wells Fargo & CoReiterated RatingBuyLowView Rating Details
3/25/2017Credit Suisse Group AGSet Price TargetHold$74.00LowView Rating Details
2/2/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$76.00N/AView Rating Details
1/27/2017Bank of America CorpUpgradeNeutral -> Buy$75.00N/AView Rating Details
11/7/2016Sandler O'NeillUpgradeHold -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
11/4/2016BMO Capital MarketsUpgradeMarket Perform -> Outperform$75.00 -> $76.00N/AView Rating Details
10/11/2016Citigroup IncLower Price TargetBuy$78.00 -> $76.00N/AView Rating Details
9/30/2016Barclays PLCReiterated RatingBuy$77.00N/AView Rating Details
7/29/2016Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsBoost Price TargetOutperform$69.00 -> $71.00N/AView Rating Details
5/14/2016Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingOverweight$68.00 -> $70.00N/AView Rating Details
4/29/2016MKM PartnersBoost Price TargetNeutral$56.00 -> $65.00N/AView Rating Details
3/4/2016Goldman Sachs Group IncUpgradeNeutral -> Conviction-Buy$59.00 -> $66.00N/AView Rating Details
9/21/2015Sterne Agee CRTInitiated CoverageNeutral$57.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/24/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE:MMC)
Earnings by Quarter for Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE:MMC)
Earnings History by Quarter for Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE:MMC)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
4/27/2017Q1 17$0.98$1.08$3.46 billion$3.50 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/2/2017Q416$0.84$0.89$3.46 billion$3.40 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/25/2016Q316$0.68$0.69$3.25 billion$3.14 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/28/2016Q216$0.90$0.91$3.38 billion$3.40 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q116$0.88$0.92$3.31 billion$3.34 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/4/2016Q415$0.71$0.71$3.26 billion$3.34 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/27/2015Q315$0.60$0.63$3.16 billion$3.10 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/28/2015Q215$0.80$0.80$3.35 billion$3.20 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2015Q115$0.86$0.91$3.33 billion$3.22 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/6/2015Q414$0.66$0.66$3.30 billion$3.20 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/28/2014Q314$0.52$0.56$3.09 billion$3.10 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/29/2014Q214$0.75$0.79$3.24 billion$3.30 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/2/2014Q114$0.80$0.81$3.27 billion$3.26 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/11/2014Q413$0.56$0.57$3.13 billion$3.10 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/6/2013Q313$0.46$0.46$2.95 billion$2.90 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/7/2013Q2 2013$0.67$0.72$3.14 billion$3.10 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/2/2013Q1 2013$0.69$0.73$3.18 billion$3.10 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/12/2013Q4 2012$0.52$0.52$3.01 billion$3.00 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/6/2012Q312$0.39$0.39$2.92 billion$2.85 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2012$0.58$0.61ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/1/2012$0.61$0.63ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/14/2012$0.45$0.46ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/2/2011$0.25$0.24ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2011$0.48$0.50ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2011$0.56$0.56ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/15/2011$0.39$0.41ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE:MMC)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.72
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.15
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20173$0.99$1.02$1.00
Q2 20173$0.98$1.01$1.00
Q3 20173$0.77$0.79$0.78
Q4 20173$0.92$0.96$0.94
Q1 20182$1.12$1.17$1.15
Q2 20182$1.08$1.12$1.10
Q3 20182$0.84$0.89$0.87
Q4 20182$1.00$1.07$1.04
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE:MMC)
Next Dividend:8/15/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.36
Dividend Yield:1.81%
Dividend Growth:10.60% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:40.24% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
35.70% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
32.46% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:7 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE:MMC)

Dividend History by Quarter for Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE:MMC)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE:MMC)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.51%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 84.44%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE:MMC)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE:MMC)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE:MMC)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/16/2017Laurie LedfordSVPSell184,305$74.03$13,644,099.15View SEC Filing  
3/13/2017Robert J RapportSVPSell7,011$73.88$517,972.68View SEC Filing  
3/10/2017Daniel S GlaserInsiderSell488,487$73.17$35,742,593.79View SEC Filing  
3/7/2017Daniel S GlaserInsiderSell208,651$73.86$15,410,962.86View SEC Filing  
2/7/2017Peter ZaffinoChairmanSell117,577$70.24$8,258,608.48View SEC Filing  
12/29/2016Alexander S. MoczarskiChairmanSell8,850$68.00$601,800.00View SEC Filing  
11/21/2016Robert J. RapportSVPSell10,000$69.00$690,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/8/2016Peter ZaffinoChairmanSell109,279$65.08$7,111,877.32View SEC Filing  
10/27/2016Peter ZaffinoChairmanSell21,087$63.16$1,331,854.92View SEC Filing  
8/15/2016Alexander S. MoczarskiChairmanSell22,230$67.41$1,498,524.30View SEC Filing  
5/20/2016Daniel S GlaserCEOSell163,300$64.44$10,523,052.00View SEC Filing  
5/12/2016Peter J BesharEVPSell110,157$64.15$7,066,571.55View SEC Filing  
5/2/2016Laurie LedfordSVPSell30,928$63.49$1,963,618.72View SEC Filing  
3/22/2016Robert J RapportSVPSell4,688$59.96$281,092.48View SEC Filing  
3/17/2016Julio A PortalatinCEOSell108,651$60.00$6,519,060.00View SEC Filing  
3/7/2016E Scott GilbertSVPSell76,248$57.21$4,362,148.08View SEC Filing  
3/3/2016Peter J BesharEVPSell18,309$57.52$1,053,133.68View SEC Filing  
2/18/2016Peter ZaffinoCEOSell100,000$57.50$5,750,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/23/2015E Scott GilbertSVPSell10,000$55.93$559,300.00View SEC Filing  
8/13/2015E Scott GilbertSVPSell15,000$57.95$869,250.00View SEC Filing  
5/29/2015E Scott GilbertSVPSell9,469$58.47$553,652.43View SEC Filing  
5/28/2015Laurie LedfordSVPSell3,601$58.52$210,730.52View SEC Filing  
5/27/2015Lloyd M YatesDirectorBuy3,000$58.92$176,760.00View SEC Filing  
5/19/2015Robert J RapportSVPSell5,714$58.67$335,240.38View SEC Filing  
3/19/2015E Scott GilbertSVPSell40,135$57.26$2,298,130.10View SEC Filing  
3/2/2015Peter J BesharEVPSell76,349$57.11$4,360,291.39View SEC Filing  
2/19/2015Marc D OkenDirectorBuy2,000$57.07$114,140.00View SEC Filing  
9/30/2014Alexander S MoczarskiCEOSell6,800$52.47$356,796.00View SEC Filing  
7/31/2014Scott McdonaldCEOSell14,076$51.47$724,491.72View SEC Filing  
6/30/2014E Scott GilbertSVPSell25,000$51.68$1,292,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/19/2014Laurie LedfordSVPSell5,000$51.90$259,500.00View SEC Filing  
3/13/2014J. Michael BischoffCFOSell11,997$49.39$592,531.83View SEC Filing  
3/4/2014Robert RapportSVPSell14,500$48.80$707,600.00View SEC Filing  
11/18/2013E Scott GilbertSVPSell28,410$47.38$1,346,065.80View SEC Filing  
8/26/2013Peter ZaffinoCEOSell74,225$42.49$3,153,820.25View SEC Filing  
8/22/2013Zachary CarterDirectorSell5,966$42.61$254,211.26View SEC Filing  
5/28/2013Robert J RapportSVPSell5,000$40.80$204,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/17/2013Alexander S MoczarskiCEOSell173,216$40.80$7,067,212.80View SEC Filing  
5/17/2013E Scott GilbertSVPSell50,000$40.99$2,049,500.00View SEC Filing  
3/22/2013Lloyd M YatesDirectorBuy4,000$37.32$149,280.00View SEC Filing  
12/26/2012Adele SimmonsDirectorSell7,500$34.60$259,500.00View SEC Filing  
12/4/2012Brian DuperreaultCEOSell25,000$34.87$871,750.00View SEC Filing  
11/12/2012Brian DuperreaultCEOSell580,392$34.19$19,843,602.48View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE:MMC)
Latest Headlines for Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE:MMC)
DateHeadline logoI Gorged on Annual Meetings. There's a Better Way. - May 22 at 10:05 AM logoOliver Wyman Predicts Renewables Will Become Dominant Energy Source by 2050 – and Reveals Four Mega-Trends Set to Shape the Global Energy Industry - May 22 at 10:05 AM logoMarsh & McLennan Companies Holds 2017 Stockholder Meeting - May 19 at 11:12 AM logoMarsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (MMC) Raises Dividend to $0.38 Per Share - May 18 at 12:54 PM logoMarsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (MMC) SVP Laurie Ledford Sells 184,305 Shares - May 17 at 7:26 PM logoNew Study Identifies Winners in Growing InsurTech Space - May 17 at 9:16 AM logoNotable ETF Outflow Detected - IYF, BLK, COF, MMC - May 16 at 6:22 PM logoMarsh & McLennan Companies to Webcast 2017 Annual Meeting of Stockholders on May 18 - May 16 at 10:28 AM logoWGSN launches Barometer to provide daily brand intelligence for womenswear retailers - May 15 at 5:58 PM
News IconAIG names Brian Duperreault as its CEO - May 15 at 10:24 AM logoMarsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (MMC) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Analysts - May 12 at 12:50 PM logoMarsh & McLennan Cos., Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : MMC-US : May 10, 2017 - May 10 at 12:25 PM logoMercer’s Barbara Marder named Top 25 Consultant by Consulting® Magazine - May 10 at 12:25 PM logoVirgin Pulse Launches Financial Wellbeing Solution - May 10 at 12:25 PM logoLorna Friedman rejoins Mercer as Global Health Leader for its Multinational Client Group - May 9 at 11:47 AM logoCramer: These Sectors Look Bullish (Part II) - May 8 at 6:07 PM logoMarsh & McLennan Agency Acquires Insurance Partners of Texas - May 8 at 12:32 PM logoZacks: Analysts Anticipate Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (MMC) Will Announce Earnings of $1.00 Per Share - May 5 at 12:24 AM logoSomewhat Positive Press Coverage Unlikely to Impact Marsh & McLennan Companies (MMC) Stock Price - May 4 at 5:12 PM logoMercer and RW3 CultureWizard Help LGBT Business Executives Make Informed Decisions When Conducting Business across Cultures - May 3 at 5:38 PM logoETFs with exposure to Marsh & McLennan Cos., Inc. : May 3, 2017 - May 3 at 5:38 PM logoFY2017 EPS Estimates for Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (MMC) Increased by Langen Mcalenn - May 3 at 1:11 PM logoMarsh & McLennan Cos., Inc. :MMC-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : May 2, 2017 - May 2 at 7:33 PM logoMarsh & McLennan Companies (MMC) Getting Somewhat Favorable Press Coverage, Report Finds - May 1 at 4:56 PM logoMarsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (MMC) Expected to Earn Q1 2018 Earnings of $1.17 Per Share - May 1 at 12:31 PM logoMarsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (MMC) to Post FY2017 Earnings of $3.82 Per Share, Jefferies Group Forecasts - May 1 at 9:48 AM logoMarsh & McLennan Cos. (MMC) Q1 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - April 29 at 7:04 PM logoJefferies Group LLC Reiterates "Hold" Rating for Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (MMC) - April 29 at 4:26 PM logoMarsh & McLennan (MMC) Beats Q1 Earnings on Higher Revenues - Yahoo Finance - April 29 at 8:33 AM logoDeutsche Bank AG Reiterates Buy Rating for Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (MMC) - April 29 at 1:03 AM logoMarsh & McLennan (MMC) Beats Q1 Earnings on Higher Revenues - April 28 at 7:30 PM logoSomewhat Favorable Press Coverage Likely to Impact Marsh & McLennan Companies (MMC) Stock Price - April 28 at 5:45 PM logoMarsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (MMC) to Post Q2 2017 Earnings of $1.00 Per Share, Jefferies Group Forecasts - April 28 at 9:38 AM logoInsurance Stocks Earnings Slated on Apr 27: AFL, AJG & More - Yahoo Finance - April 28 at 9:17 AM logoEdited Transcript of MMC earnings conference call or presentation 27-Apr-17 12:30pm GMT - April 28 at 9:17 AM logoMarsh & McLennan Cos., Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : MMC-US : April 28, 2017 - April 28 at 9:17 AM logoMarsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (MMC) Rating Reiterated by Wells Fargo & Co - April 27 at 7:18 PM logoMarsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (MMC) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results - April 27 at 4:18 PM logoMarsh & McLennan Companies Inc Q1 Earnings Climb 16% - April 27 at 9:37 AM logoMarsh & McLennan Companies Reports First Quarter 2017 Results - April 27 at 9:37 AM logoMarsh & McLennan beats Street 1Q forecasts - April 27 at 9:37 AM logoSingapore Faces Productivity Challenge According to New Oliver Wyman Report - April 26 at 11:46 PM logoMarsh & McLennan Companies (MMC) Earns Daily Media Sentiment Score of 0.23 - April 25 at 9:22 PM logoWill Marsh & McLennan (MMC) Stock Disappoint in Q1 Earnings? - Yahoo Finance - April 24 at 1:24 PM logoLack of Understanding around Disruptive Technologies Presents Opportunity for Risk Professionals - April 24 at 1:24 PM logoExpanding Global Fleet Combined with Lack of Qualified Technicians Creating Labor Squeeze for Airline Industry - April 24 at 1:24 PM logoMarsh & McLennan Companies (MMC) Earns Daily Media Sentiment Rating of 0.08 - April 22 at 1:59 PM logoBritain investigates four insurance brokers over aviation business - April 21 at 9:53 AM logoSomewhat Negative Media Coverage Unlikely to Affect Marsh & McLennan Companies (MMC) Share Price - April 18 at 7:59 PM logoMarsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (MMC) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages - April 17 at 1:56 PM



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