Aon PLC (AON) Hits New 12-Month High at $110.31
Aon PLC (NYSE:AON) shares reached a new 52-week high on Monday . The stock traded as high as $110.31 and last traded at $110.24, with a volume of 363,613 shares traded. The stock had previously closed at $109.57.
Several research firms have recently weighed in on AON. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Aon PLC from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday. BMO Capital Markets reissued a “market perform” rating and issued a $115.00 target price (up from $107.00) on shares of Aon PLC in a research report on Tuesday. Raymond James Financial Inc. downgraded shares of Aon PLC from a “market perform” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research report on Friday, April 15th. Royal Bank Of Canada lifted their target price on shares of Aon PLC from $105.00 to $114.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research report on Monday, May 2nd. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $99.00 target price on shares of Aon PLC in a research report on Wednesday, April 6th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $107.00.
The firm has a market capitalization of $29.29 billion and a PE ratio of 22.59. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $107.99 and its 200-day moving average price is $100.16.
Aon PLC (NYSE:AON) last released its earnings results on Friday, April 29th. The company reported $1.35 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.33 by $0.02. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.37 earnings per share. The business had revenue of $2.80 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.88 billion. The business’s revenue for the quarter was down 1.9% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities analysts predict that Aon PLC will post $6.54 EPS for the current fiscal year.
An institutional investor recently raised its position in Aon PLC stock. Atlantic Trust Group LLC boosted its position in shares of Aon PLC (NYSE:AON) by 1.0% during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 22,750 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 234 shares during the period. Atlantic Trust Group LLC’s holdings in Aon PLC were worth $2,099,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.
Aon plc (Aon) is a global provider of risk management services, insurance and reinsurance brokerage, and human resource consulting and outsourcing, delivering distinctive client value via risk management and workforce productivity solutions. The Company operates in two segments: Risk Solutions and Human Resource (HR) Solutions.
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