Aon Plc Receives a Buy from KBW

By Ryan Adsit

KBW analyst Meyer Shields reiterated a Buy rating on Aon Plc (NYSE: AON) on December 4 and set a price target of $158. The company’s shares opened today at $139.11.

According to TipRanks.com, Shields is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 7.4% and a 72.1% success rate. Shields covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as Argo Group International Holdings Ltd, Universal Insurance Holdings Inc, and Infinity Property and Casualty.

Aon Plc has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $151.

Based on Aon Plc’s latest earnings report for the quarter ending September 30, the company posted quarterly revenue of $2.34 billion and quarterly net profit of $180 million. In comparison, last year the company earned revenue of $2.75 billion and had a net profit of $307 million.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 65 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock.

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Aon Plc provides insurance brokerage, risk management and human capital consulting services. The company operates through two segments: Risk Solutions and HR Solutions.