AJG:NYE-Arthur J Gallagher & Co (USD)

COMMON STOCK | Insurance Brokers | NYE

Last Closing Price

USD 195.68

Change

-0.75 (-0.38)%

Market Cap

USD 41.26B

Volume

0.78M

Avg Analyst Target

USD 203.33 (+3.91%)

Avg User Target

USD
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

Verdict


AJG Stock Forecast & Price:
Based on the Arthur J Gallagher & Co stock forecasts from 12 analysts, the average analyst target price for Arthur J Gallagher & Co is USD 203.33 over the next 12 months. Arthur J Gallagher & Co’s average analyst rating is Strong Buy. Stock Target Advisor’s own stock analysis of Arthur J Gallagher & Co is Neutral, which is based on 7 positive signals and 6 negative signals. At the last closing, Arthur J Gallagher & Co’s stock price was USD 195.68. Arthur J Gallagher & Co’s stock price has changed by -0.79% over the past week, +3.76% over the past month and +18.73% over the last year.

About Arthur J Gallagher & Co (AJG:NYE)

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., together with its subsidiaries, provides insurance brokerage, consulting, third-party claims settlement, and administration services in the United States, Australia, Bermuda, Canada, the Caribbean, New Zealand, India, and the United Kingdom. It operates ...Read More

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ETFs Containing AJG

Symbol Name Weight Mer Price(Change) Market Cap
CZA Invesco Zacks Mid-Cap ETF 0.00 % 0.74 %

+0.36 (+0.39%)

USD0.20B
IAK iShares U.S. Insurance ET.. 0.00 % 0.39 %

+0.49 (+0.53%)

USD0.55B
KIE SPDR® S&P Insurance ETF 0.00 % 0.35 %

+0.24 (+0.58%)

USD0.46B
VOE Vanguard Mid-Cap Value In.. 0.00 % 0.07 %

+0.69 (+0.50%)

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DVOL First Trust Dorsey Wright.. 0.00 % 0.60 %

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KLCD KFA Large Cap Quality Div.. 0.00 % 0.40 %

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USD9.42M

Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Insurance Brokers)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 15.33% 100% A+ 90% A-
Dividend Return 0.90% 50% F 18% F
Total Return 16.23% 100% A+ 90% A-
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 20.12% 100% A+ 90% A-
Dividend Return 1.23% 50% F 22% F
Total Return 21.36% 100% A+ 90% A-
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 197.25% 100% A+ 96% A
Dividend Return 13.08% 100% A+ 53% F
Total Return 210.33% 100% A+ 96% A
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 25.84% 100% A+ 89% B+
Dividend Return 1.95% 100% A+ 47% F
Total Return 27.79% 100% A+ 90% A-
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 15.40% 86% B 69% D+
Risk Adjusted Return 180.51% 100% A+ 100% A+
Market Capitalization 41.26B 71% C- 95% A
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Insurance Brokers)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 38.67 17% F 14% F
Price/Book Ratio 4.90 43% F 15% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 24.21 43% F 14% F
EV/EBITDA 22.03 14% F 11% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 12.88% 57% F 61% D-
Return on Invested Capital 10.17% 43% F 69% D+
Return on Assets 3.28% 57% F 59% F
Debt to Equity Ratio 68.29% 86% B 49% F
Technical Ratios  
Dividend Yield 1.04% 50% F 13% F
Short Ratio 2.14 43% F 50% F
Short Percent 1.13% 57% F 74% C
Beta 0.69 71% C- 75% C
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
Superior risk adjusted returns

This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

Superior total returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual total returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

High dividend returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual dividend returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. This can be a good buy, especially if it is outperforming on total return basis , for investors seeking high income yields.

Low debt

The company is less leveraged than its peers ,, and is among the top quartile, which makes it more flexible. However, do check the news and look at its sector. Sometimes this is low because the company is not growing and has no growth potential.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

What to not like:
Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Poor capital utilization

The company management has delivered below median return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Low Dividend Growth

This stock has shown below median dividend growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.