Aon Plc (NYSE:AON) changes shares on Wednesday trading session, with a change of -0.56% or -$1.11 shares. The trading starts at $196.71 and closed at $199.64 throughout the day. The trading session low price was $196.71 and day high was $199.605 on Wednesday, August 05. After the session, the Financial sector daily volume shifted to 1.53 million while its average volume is 1.46M. In other hand, the AON market cap reached to $46.46B. While, its current target price is $211.67.
On June 30, 2020, BRIEF-Aon PLC Decided To End Previously Announced Temporary Salary Reductions Of Up To 20%, Effective July 1. According to the news reported on Reuters, * AON PLC – HAS DECIDED TO END PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED TEMPORARY SALARY REDUCTIONS OF UP TO 20%, EFFECTIVE JULY 1
Checking out the performance report which defines the increase or decrease of prices for a specific period. For the last 5 trading sessions, its performance is down -3.53% and up 3.15% for month. Its quarterly performance was 12.01% above, while its half year performance is down -13.04%. AON yearly performance stood at positive 5.94% and fall -4.69% for year-to-date. Current recommendation for Aon Plc is 2.30.
Earnings per share or EPS is an important financial measure, which defines the profitability of a company. AON EPS (TTM) for 12-month is 6.95. EPS for this year is 37.10%, while for the next year its value is 10.71. Sales growth for the current quarter is 3.14 while its EPS Q/Q reached 21.90%. It has an EPS of 6.40% up for past five years and for the next five years will be up 9.08%.
Let’s take a look on the analyst recommendations on AON for the current month and previous month. For the current month, 7 of 16 analysts recommend stock as Buy while 1 as Sell, 0 as overweight, 0 as underweight and 8 as Hold. As compared with the previous month ratings, 0 analysts participate in stock recommendation. Out of 0, 0 rated it sell, 0 rated it as Buy and 0 as Hold Ratings. On the other hand, target price ranges from $192.00 – $247.00. Average target price for AON was reached at $220.42.
Massachusetts Financial Services Co., Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) and Blackrock Inc. are the top three holders in Aon Plc (AON) stock. On Mar 30, 2020, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. has 21.23 million shares which valued 3.5 billion. On Mar 30, 2020, Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) owned 18.63 million shares which valued at 3.08 billion. On Mar 30, 2020, Blackrock Inc. has a total of 17.35 million shares which valued at 2.86 billion. In the end, Blackrock Inc. have 7.49% shares outstanding of Aon Plc (AON) on Mar 30, 2020. The insider ownership moved to 0.70% and institutional holding shifted to 96.20%.
The company posted an EPS (TTM) of 6.95. According to the most recent quarter report on (Sep 2020), 14 analysts estimated an average EPS of 1.51, while 1.45 EPS posted a year ago period. Analyst Estimated EPS for AON published in the report was $1.34 – $1.62 during the same period. Comparing with last year, the average estimated EPS was 1.45 which is lower than 1.96 which was posted for recent quarter EPS.
A brief look on simple moving average (SMA) that determines the market price can impact a market. The SMA for AON rise 0.62% for period of 200 days. SMA for 50 days was 1.11% which is showing green signal, while SMA-20 was -2.07%. The moving average value for Aon Plc (AON) is 195.26 and 197.39 for 200 and 50 days respectively.
Let’s take a look on the insider transactions, in which multiple shareholders are showing interest in AON stock. On May 28, Andersen Eric, President, sold 1,500 trading shares at the cost of $199.13, which valued at 0.3 million. On May 27, WOO CAROLYN Y, Director, sold 600 shares at the cost of $197.80, with total shares of 25,687. On May 14, Neller Michael, Principal Accounting Officer, sold 750 shares at the cost of 190.50. After this transaction, Neller Michael total shares reached to 3,459 which valued at 0.14 million.