Arthur J Gallagher & Co (AJG) EPS Estimated At $1.03

July 18, 2017 - By Darrin Black

 Arthur J Gallagher & Co (AJG) EPS Estimated At $1.03
Investors sentiment increased to 1.19 in Q4 2016. Its up 0.01, from 1.18 in 2016Q3. It increased, as 38 investors sold Arthur J Gallagher & Co shares while 144 reduced holdings. 65 funds opened positions while 151 raised stakes. 142.24 million shares or 1.41% more from 140.26 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
95,012 were accumulated by Brookstone Management. Old Republic has 904,400 shares for 1.69% of their portfolio. Pension Ser holds 0% or 315 shares in its portfolio. Nomura Asset Management Company reported 21,380 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. The New Jersey-based Strategy Asset Managers Ltd Liability has invested 0.45% in Arthur J Gallagher & Co (NYSE:AJG). Sun Life has invested 0% in Arthur J Gallagher & Co (NYSE:AJG). The New York-based Bancorporation Of New York Mellon has invested 0.03% in Arthur J Gallagher & Co (NYSE:AJG). Mason Street Advsr Ltd Liability holds 0.03% or 24,342 shares in its portfolio. 9,068 were reported by Glenmede Na. Franklin Res Inc reported 3.94M shares. Blackrock Advsr Ltd Liability Corp reported 196,952 shares. Sumitomo Mitsui Tru reported 525,235 shares. Moreover, Cornerstone Capital Holdings Ltd Liability Corporation has 0.01% invested in Arthur J Gallagher & Co (NYSE:AJG) for 30,742 shares. Cls Ltd has invested 0.01% in Arthur J Gallagher & Co (NYSE:AJG). Art Advsrs Limited Liability Corporation owns 45,800 shares.

Since January 30, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 12 selling transactions for $5.25 million activity. English Frank E. Jr. sold $58,490 worth of stock or 1,000 shares. Shares for $168,563 were sold by JOHNSON DAVID S. $356,664 worth of Arthur J Gallagher & Co (NYSE:AJG) was sold by Bay Walter D. on Thursday, February 2. The insider HOWELL DOUGLAS K sold 20,033 shares worth $1.14M. Shares for $540,891 were sold by Cavaness Joel D. 7,764 shares valued at $439,365 were sold by Ziebell William F on Wednesday, May 24.

Investors wait Arthur J Gallagher & Co (NYSE:AJG) to report on July, 27. its quarterly earnings Wall Street analysts expect $1.03 earnings per share, up $0.06 or 6.19 % from last year’s $0.97 same quarter earnings. This translates into $185.04 million profit for AJG giving the stock a 13.96 P/E. This is assuming the current $1.03 EPS is accurate. Arthur J Gallagher & Co’s Wall Street analysts see 157.50 % EPS growth, taking into account the $0.40 EPS reproted in the previous quarter, The stock decreased 0.19% or $0.11 during the last trading session, reaching $57.5. About 790,235 shares traded. Arthur J Gallagher & Co (NYSE:AJG) has risen 17.09% since July 18, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 0.39% the S&P500.

Arthur J Gallagher & Co (NYSE:AJG) Ratings Coverage

Among 11 analysts covering Arthur J. Gallagher (NYSE:AJG), 5 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 45% are positive. Arthur J. Gallagher had 27 analyst reports since August 28, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Friday, February 5 by Compass Point. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold” on Monday, May 1. On Tuesday, November 15 the stock rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs to “Sell”. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Thursday, July 13 by Citigroup. On Thursday, February 4 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Sector Perform”. On Tuesday, May 2 the stock rating was downgraded by Raymond James to “Market Perform”. Compass Point maintained it with “Buy” rating and $59 target in Friday, July 29 report. On Wednesday, June 7 the stock rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Buy”. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Monday, November 2 by Goldman Sachs. As per Thursday, February 4, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup.

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. and its subsidiaries are engaged in providing insurance brokerage and consulting services, and third-party claims settlement and administration services to both domestic and international entities. The company has market cap of $10.33 billion. The Firm operates through three divisions: brokerage, risk management and corporate. It has a 24.25 P/E ratio. The brokerage segment primarily consists of retail and wholesale insurance brokerage operations.

More notable recent Arthur J Gallagher & Co (NYSE:AJG) news were published by: Insurancejournal.com which released: “Arthur J. Gallagher Launches Crime & Management Liability Cover for UK SMEs” on June 21, 2017, also Prnewswire.com with their article: “Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Announces Second Quarter 2017 Earnings Release And …” published on July 10, 2017, Businessinsurance.com published: “Top insurance brokers, No. 4: Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.” on July 03, 2017. More interesting news about Arthur J Gallagher & Co (NYSE:AJG) were released by: Nasdaq.com and their article: “August 18th Options Now Available For Arthur J. Gallagher (AJG)” published on June 19, 2017 as well as Njbiz.com‘s news article titled: “Arthur J. Gallagher adds exec to private client, personal lines business” with publication date: July 05, 2017.

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