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S&P 500   4,538.43
DOW   34,580.08
QQQ   383.13
S&P 500   4,538.43
DOW   34,580.08
QQQ   383.13
S&P 500   4,538.43
DOW   34,580.08
QQQ   383.13
NYSE:MMC

Marsh & McLennan Companies Stock Competitors

$167.79
-0.68 (-0.40%)
(As of 12/3/2021 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$165.85
$169.92
50-Day Range
$151.43
$169.78
52-Week Range
$106.95
$171.13
Volume
1.99 million shs
Average Volume
1.62 million shs
Market Capitalization
$84.72 billion
P/E Ratio
31.72
Dividend Yield
1.27%
Beta
0.94

Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE:MMC) Vs. AON, AJG, WLTW, BRO, EQH, WDH, GSHD, RYAN, BRP, and BRP

Should you be buying Marsh & McLennan Companies stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of Marsh & McLennan Companies include AON (AON), Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (AJG), Willis Towers Watson Public (WLTW), Brown & Brown (BRO), Equitable (EQH), Waterdrop (WDH), Goosehead Insurance (GSHD), Ryan Specialty Group (RYAN), BRP Group (BRP), and BRP Group (BRP). These companies are all part of the "insurance brokers" industry.These companies are all part of the "insurance agents, brokers, & service" industry.

Marsh & McLennan Companies vs.

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

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. received 30 more outperform votes than Marsh & McLennan Companies when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 67.60% of users gave Marsh & McLennan Companies an outperform vote while only 62.52% of users gave Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.Outperform Votes
512
62.52%
Underperform Votes
307
37.48%
Marsh & McLennan CompaniesOutperform Votes
482
67.60%
Underperform Votes
231
32.40%

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. has a beta of 0.68, meaning that its share price is 32% less volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, Marsh & McLennan Companies has a beta of 0.94, meaning that its share price is 6% less volatile than the S&P 500.

Marsh & McLennan Companies has a net margin of 14.21% compared to Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.'s net margin of 11.89%. Marsh & McLennan Companies' return on equity of 31.64% beat Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.'s return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. 11.89% 14.69% 4.32%
Marsh & McLennan Companies 14.21% 31.64% 9.40%

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. pays an annual dividend of $1.92 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.2%. Marsh & McLennan Companies pays an annual dividend of $2.14 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.3%. Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. pays out 41.6% of its earnings in the form of a dividend. Marsh & McLennan Companies pays out 40.5% 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 raised its dividend for 11 consecutive years and Marsh & McLennan Companies has raised its dividend for 12 consecutive years. Marsh & McLennan Companies is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and longer track record of dividend growth.

Marsh & McLennan Companies has higher revenue and earnings than Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.. Marsh & McLennan Companies 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.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.$7.00 billion4.90$818.80 million$4.6235.82
Marsh & McLennan Companies$17.22 billion4.92$2.02 billion$5.2931.72

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. currently has a consensus target price of $165.28, suggesting a potential downside of 0.12%. Marsh & McLennan Companies has a consensus target price of $151.20, suggesting a potential downside of 9.89%. Given Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.'s higher possible upside, equities analysts clearly believe Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. is more favorable than Marsh & McLennan Companies.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
1 Sell rating(s)
6 Hold rating(s)
8 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.47
Marsh & McLennan Companies
0 Sell rating(s)
7 Hold rating(s)
7 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.50

83.2% of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 89.2% of Marsh & McLennan Companies shares are held by institutional investors. 1.4% of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. shares are held by company insiders. Comparatively, 0.8% of Marsh & McLennan Companies shares are held by company insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, hedge funds and endowments believe a company is poised for long-term growth.

In the previous week, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. had 5 more articles in the media than Marsh & McLennan Companies. MarketBeat recorded 9 mentions for Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. and 4 mentions for Marsh & McLennan Companies. Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.'s average media sentiment score of 0.15 beat Marsh & McLennan Companies' score of -0.15 indicating that Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
3 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
3 Neutral mention(s)
2 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral
Marsh & McLennan Companies
1 Very Positive mention(s)
0 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

Summary

Marsh & McLennan Companies beats Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. on 14 of the 21 factors compared between the two stocks.


New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding MMC and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment >-1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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Marsh & McLennan Companies (NYSE:MMC) vs. Its Competitors

TypeMarsh & McLennan CompaniesInsurance agents, brokers, & service IndustryFinance SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$85.06B$17.32B$8.30B$15.26B
Dividend Yield1.27%2.65%4.83%3.19%
P/E Ratio31.7234.6211.0719.32
Price / Sales4.927.76128.0531.19
Price / Cash26.0444.9834.8688.50
Price / Book8.575.412.437.59
Net Income$2.02B$809.80M$570.22M$382.44M
7 Day Performance0.83%-0.57%-1.47%-3.08%
1 Month Performance4.10%-8.28%-3.95%-6.92%
1 Year Performance43.02%-4.38%23.33%21.42%

Marsh & McLennan Companies Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
AON
AON
2.7931 of 5 stars
$292.89
-1.5%
$298.70
-2.0%
+39.4%$65.50B$11.07B74.3450,000
AJG
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
2.8565 of 5 stars
$165.48
-0.6%
$165.28
-0.1%
+42.9%$34.52B$7.00B35.8232,401
WLTW
Willis Towers Watson Public
2.7334 of 5 stars
$230.84
-0.5%
$251.82
-9.1%
+8.5%$28.76B$9.35B13.0546,100Short Interest ↑
BRO
Brown & Brown
2.5103 of 5 stars
$65.21
-1.0%
$61.82
-5.2%
+46.2%$18.60B$2.61B31.815,764
EQH
Equitable
2.7765 of 5 stars
$31.44
-0.5%
$41.00
-30.4%
+18.9%$12.66B$12.42B2.977,900Analyst Report
Insider Selling
WDH
Waterdrop
1.825 of 5 stars
$1.37
-2.2%
$11.43
-734.5%
N/A$5.40B$464.05M0.004,291Earnings Report
Short Interest ↓
GSHD
Goosehead Insurance
2.899 of 5 stars
$125.86
-2.5%
$160.63
-27.6%
+9.6%$4.78B$117.01M331.22946
RYAN
Ryan Specialty Group
1.2787 of 5 stars
$39.23
-0.7%
$34.88
-11.1%
N/A$4.31B$1.02B0.002,021
BRP
BRP Group
2.1321 of 5 stars
$36.78
-2.8%
$38.17
-3.8%
+21.9%$4.24B$240.92M-78.261,524Gap Up
BRP
BRP Group
2.6321 of 5 stars
$36.78
-2.8%
$38.17
-3.8%
+21.9%$4.13B$137.84M-53.301,494Gap Up
CRVL
CorVel
1.5464 of 5 stars
$190.28
-2.4%
N/A+106.1%$3.45B$552.64M58.733,681Insider Selling
SLQT
SelectQuote
2.6948 of 5 stars
$8.82
-5.4%
$23.95
-171.5%
-60.8%$1.45B$937.82M17.293,200Short Interest ↓
GOCO
GoHealth
2.7426 of 5 stars
$3.43
-4.7%
$10.08
-194.0%
-69.3%$1.15B$877.35M38.123,067
FANH
Fanhua
1.8415 of 5 stars
$11.80
-5.3%
N/A-17.1%$666.89M$500.86M14.394,926Dividend Announcement
EHTH
eHealth
2.651 of 5 stars
$23.82
-2.7%
$53.30
-123.8%
-68.7%$645.72M$582.77M-25.611,960Insider Buying
ADF
Aldel Financial
0 of 5 stars
$15.62
-31.8%
N/AN/A$159.34MN/A0.002News Coverage
Gap Up
High Trading Volume
HUIZ
Huize
0.8448 of 5 stars
$1.22
-13.2%
N/A-83.4%$71.70M$187.01M-2.591,314Gap Down
High Trading Volume
TIRX
Tian Ruixiang
0 of 5 stars
$1.74
-10.9%
N/AN/A$13.92M$3.25M0.0044
This page was last updated on 12/4/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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