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How to buy Arthur J Gallagher-and-Co stock
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Arthur J Gallagher-and-Co is an insurance brokers business based in the US. Arthur J Gallagher-and-Co shares (AJG) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Arthur J Gallagher-and-Co employs 43,640 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $8.3 billion.
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- Stock performance over time
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- Are AJG shares over-valued?
- Arthur J Gallagher-and-Co's financials
- How volatile are AJG shares?
- Does Arthur J Gallagher-and-Co pay a dividend?
- Have AJG shares ever split?
- Other common questions
Arthur J Gallagher-and-Co stock price (NYSE: AJG)Use our graph to track the performance of AJG stocks over time.
Arthur J Gallagher-and-Co shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$197.47|
|52-week range||$146.30 - $202.37|
|50-day moving average||$193.25|
|200-day moving average||$178.80|
|Wall St. target price||$217.36|
|Dividend yield||$2.04 (1.12%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$5.19|
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Is it a good time to buy Arthur J Gallagher-and-Co stock?
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Arthur J Gallagher-and-Co price performance over time
|1 week (2023-02-02)||1.43%|
|1 month (2023-01-09)||2.98%|
|3 months (2022-11-09)||4.71%|
|6 months (2022-08-09)||8.05%|
|1 year (2022-02-09)||23.03%|
|2 years (2021-02-09)||70.13%|
|3 years (2020-02-07)||94.01%|
|5 years (2018-02-09)||231.08%|
Is Arthur J Gallagher-and-Co stock undervalued or overvalued?
Valuing Arthur J Gallagher-and-Co stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Arthur J Gallagher-and-Co's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Arthur J Gallagher-and-Co's P/E ratio
Arthur J Gallagher-and-Co's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 38x. In other words, Arthur J Gallagher-and-Co shares trade at around 38x recent earnings.
That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.
Arthur J Gallagher-and-Co's PEG ratio
Arthur J Gallagher-and-Co's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.09. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Arthur J Gallagher-and-Co's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Arthur J Gallagher-and-Co's EBITDA
Arthur J Gallagher-and-Co's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $2.4 billion.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Arthur J Gallagher-and-Co's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Arthur J Gallagher-and-Co financials
|Revenue TTM||$8.3 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||21.62%|
|Gross profit TTM||$3.6 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||3.09%|
|Return on equity TTM||12.57%|
|Market capitalisation||$41.8 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Arthur J Gallagher-and-Co share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 27.62% of net profits
Recently Arthur J Gallagher-and-Co has paid out, on average, around 27.62% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.12% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Arthur J Gallagher-and-Co shareholders could enjoy a 1.12% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Arthur J Gallagher-and-Co's case, that would currently equate to about $2.04 per share.
While Arthur J Gallagher-and-Co's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Arthur J Gallagher-and-Co may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.
Arthur J Gallagher-and-Co's most recent dividend payout was on 16 March 2023. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 1 March 2023 (the "ex-dividend date").
Have Arthur J Gallagher-and-Co's shares ever split?
Arthur J Gallagher-and-Co's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 18 January 2001. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Arthur J Gallagher-and-Co shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Arthur J Gallagher-and-Co shares which in turn could have impacted Arthur J Gallagher-and-Co's share price.
Arthur J Gallagher-and-Co share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Arthur J Gallagher-and-Co's shares have ranged in value from as little as $146.2969 up to $202.37. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Arthur J Gallagher-and-Co's is 0.6927. This would suggest that Arthur J Gallagher-and-Co's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Arthur J Gallagher-and-Co overview
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 through Brokerage and Risk Management segments. The Brokerage segment consists of retail and wholesale insurance brokerage operations; assists retail brokers and other non-affiliated brokers in the placement of specialized and hard-to-place insurance; acts as a brokerage wholesaler, managing general agent, and managing general underwriter for distributing specialized insurance coverage's to underwriting enterprises. This segment also performs activities, including marketing, underwriting, issuing policies, collecting premiums, appointing and supervising other agents, paying claims, and negotiating reinsurance; and offers brokerage and consulting services to businesses and organizations, including commercial, not-for-profit, and public entities, as well as individuals in the areas of insurance placement, risk of loss management, and management of employer sponsored benefit programs. The Risk Management segment provides contract claim settlement and administration services to enterprises and public entities; and claims management, loss control consulting, and insurance property appraisal services.
Arthur J Gallagher-and-Co in the news
Public company aims to scale 90-year-old Denver insurance agency's approach
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (NYSE:AJG) Q4 2022 Earnings Call Transcript
Arthur J. Gallagher's (NYSE:AJG) Dividend Will Be Increased To $0.55
Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of Arthur J Gallagher-and-Co is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.94% of Arthur J Gallagher-and-Co shares are held by insiders and 86.101% by institutions. How many people work for Arthur J Gallagher-and-Co?
Latest data suggests 43,640 work at Arthur J Gallagher-and-Co. When does the fiscal year end for Arthur J Gallagher-and-Co?
Arthur J Gallagher-and-Co's fiscal year ends in December. Where is Arthur J Gallagher-and-Co based?
Arthur J Gallagher-and-Co's address is: 2850 Golf Road, Rolling Meadows, IL, United States, 60008-4050
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