Aon plc Class A (NYSE:AON) will release its earnings data before the market opens on Friday, February 2nd. Analysts expect Aon plc Class A to post earnings of $2.34 per share for the quarter.
Shares of Aon plc Class A (NYSE AON) opened at $142.17 on Thursday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.08, a current ratio of 2.35 and a quick ratio of 2.35. The stock has a market capitalization of $35,570.44, a P/E ratio of 21.51, a PEG ratio of 1.50 and a beta of 1.04. Aon plc Class A has a 52-week low of $109.82 and a 52-week high of $152.78.
The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, February 15th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, February 1st will be given a $0.36 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, January 31st. This represents a $1.44 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.01%. Aon plc Class A’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 21.79%.
A number of research firms have recently issued reports on AON. Zacks Investment Research lowered Aon plc Class A from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, January 18th. William Blair lowered Aon plc Class A from an “outperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 16th. Barclays restated a “hold” rating and issued a $135.00 price target on shares of Aon plc Class A in a research report on Tuesday, January 9th. ValuEngine lowered Aon plc Class A from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, December 7th. Finally, Keefe, Bruyette & Woods restated a “buy” rating and issued a $158.00 price target on shares of Aon plc Class A in a research report on Wednesday, December 6th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, thirteen have assigned a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $144.69.
In related news, CEO Eric Andersen sold 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 14th. The stock was sold at an average price of $143.52, for a total value of $1,435,200.00. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, CEO John Zern sold 17,680 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 30th. The stock was sold at an average price of $139.79, for a total value of $2,471,487.20. Following the completion of the transaction, the chief executive officer now owns 27,695 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $3,871,484.05. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold 41,680 shares of company stock valued at $5,903,887 over the last quarter. 0.90% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.
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About Aon plc Class A
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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