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How to buy Marsh-and-McLennan Companies stock

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Marsh-and-McLennan Companies is an insurance brokers business based in the US. Marsh-and-McLennan Companies shares (MMC) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Marsh-and-McLennan Companies employs 85,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $20.7 billion.

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Marsh-and-McLennan Companies stock price (NYSE: MMC)

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Marsh-and-McLennan Companies shares at a glance

Information last updated 2023-02-01.
Latest market close$173.81
52-week range$141.77 - $181.15
50-day moving average $169.96
200-day moving average $161.97
Wall St. target price$184.67
PE ratio 28.9586
Dividend yield $2.305 (1.37%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $6.04

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Is it a good time to buy Marsh-and-McLennan Companies stock?

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Marsh-and-McLennan Companies price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $173.81 from 2023-02-07

1 week (2023-02-01) -0.94%
1 month (2023-01-09) 2.01%
3 months (2022-11-09) 9.10%
6 months (2022-08-09) 4.04%
1 year (2022-02-09) 11.10%
2 years (2021-02-09) 53.80%
3 years (2020-02-07) 53.79%
5 years (2018-02-08) 138.15%

Is Marsh-and-McLennan Companies stock undervalued or overvalued?

Valuing Marsh-and-McLennan Companies stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Marsh-and-McLennan Companies's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Marsh-and-McLennan Companies's P/E ratio

Marsh-and-McLennan Companies's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 29x. In other words, Marsh-and-McLennan Companies shares trade at around 29x 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.

Marsh-and-McLennan Companies's PEG ratio

Marsh-and-McLennan Companies's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 3.4075. 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 Marsh-and-McLennan Companies's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Marsh-and-McLennan Companies's EBITDA

Marsh-and-McLennan Companies's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $5.2 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Marsh-and-McLennan Companies's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Marsh-and-McLennan Companies financials

Revenue TTM $20.7 billion
Operating margin TTM 21.79%
Gross profit TTM $8.9 billion
Return on assets TTM 8.32%
Return on equity TTM 28.1%
Profit margin 14.72%
Book value $21.72
Market capitalisation $86.8 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Marsh-and-McLennan Companies share dividends

34%

Dividend payout ratio: 33.7% of net profits

Recently Marsh-and-McLennan Companies has paid out, on average, around 33.7% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.37% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Marsh-and-McLennan Companies shareholders could enjoy a 1.37% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Marsh-and-McLennan Companies's case, that would currently equate to about $2.305 per share.

While Marsh-and-McLennan Companies's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Marsh-and-McLennan Companies may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

Marsh-and-McLennan Companies's most recent dividend payout was on 15 February 2023. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 25 January 2023 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Marsh-and-McLennan Companies's shares ever split?

Marsh-and-McLennan Companies's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 1 July 2002. 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 Marsh-and-McLennan Companies shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Marsh-and-McLennan Companies shares which in turn could have impacted Marsh-and-McLennan Companies's share price.

Marsh-and-McLennan Companies share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Marsh-and-McLennan Companies's shares have ranged in value from as little as $141.7743 up to $181.1523. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

MMC.US volatility(beta: 0.9)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Marsh-and-McLennan Companies's is 0.9037. This would suggest that Marsh-and-McLennan Companies's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Marsh-and-McLennan Companies overview

Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. , a professional services company, provides advice and solutions to clients in the areas of risk, strategy, and people worldwide. It operates in two segments, Risk and Insurance Services, and Consulting. The Risk and Insurance Services segment offers risk management services, such as risk advice, risk transfer, and risk control and mitigation solutions, as well as insurance and reinsurance broking, catastrophe and financial modeling, and related advisory services; and insurance program management services. This segment serves businesses, public entities, insurance companies, associations, professional services organizations, and private clients. The Consulting segment provides health, wealth, and career consulting services and products; and specialized management, as well as economic and brand consulting services. Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Marsh-and-McLennan Companies is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.119% of Marsh-and-McLennan Companies shares are held by insiders and 90.815% by institutions.
How many people work for Marsh-and-McLennan Companies?
Latest data suggests 85,000 work at Marsh-and-McLennan Companies.
When does the fiscal year end for Marsh-and-McLennan Companies?
Marsh-and-McLennan Companies's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Marsh-and-McLennan Companies based?
Marsh-and-McLennan Companies's address is: 1166 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY, United States, 10036-2774
What is Marsh-and-McLennan Companies's ISIN number?
Marsh-and-McLennan Companies's international securities identification number is: US5717481023
What is Marsh-and-McLennan Companies's CUSIP number?
Marsh-and-McLennan Companies's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 571748102

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