Impact of Brokerage Rating on Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.(AJG)

Many Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.(AJG) Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock. Arthur J Gallagher & Co was Downgraded by Citigroup to Neutral on Dec 1, 2016.

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Feb 14, 2017, Joel D Cavaness (Vice President) sold 9,730 shares at 55.59 per share price.On Feb 3, 2017, Susan E Pietrucha (Chief Human Resources Officer) sold 8,434 shares at 53.92 per share price.On Feb 3, 2017, Walter D. Bay (General Counsel) sold 6,600 shares at 54.04 per share price.

Arthur J Gallagher & Co Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Jan 26, 2017. The company reported $0.66 EPS for the quarter. Analyst had a consensus estimate of $0.66. The company had revenue of $1385.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $1408.07 million. The companys revenue was up 3.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.59 EPS.

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE:AJG) has received a short term rating of hold from experts at Zacks with a rank of 3. The stock has been rated an average of 2.1 by 10 Brokerage Firm. 5 Wall Street Firms have rated the stock as a strong buys. 1 stock experts have also suggested a buy rating. 3 Brokerage Firms have advised hold. 1 Analysts have rated it as strong sell.

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE:AJG): The mean short term price target for Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE:AJG) has been established at $56.33 per share. The higher price target estimate is at $66 and the lower price target estimate is expected at $45 according to 9 Analyst. The stock price is expected to vary based on the estimate which is suggested by the standard deviation value of $5.45

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE:AJG) rose 0.02% or 0.01 points on Tuesday and made its way into the gainers of the day. After trading began at $55.26 the stock was seen hitting $55.79 as a peak level and $55.1937 as the lowest level. The stock ended up at $55.56. The daily volume was measured at 885,972 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $55.79 and the 52-week low is $38.49. The company has a market cap of $9,908 million.

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. and its subsidiaries are engaged in providing insurance brokerage, risk management, employee benefit and other related services to clients in the United States and abroad. The companys principal activity is the negotiation and placement of insurance for its clients. The company also specializes in furnishing risk management services.


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