AON Plc (AON) Plans Dividend of $0.25
AON Plc (NYSE:AON) declared a dividend on Friday, April 11th, Stock Ratings Network.com reports. Stockholders of record on Thursday, May 1st will be given a dividend of 0.25 per share on Thursday, May 15th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, April 29th.
A number of analysts have recently weighed in on AON shares. Analysts at Macquarie cut their price target on shares of AON Plc from $84.22 to $78.00 in a research note on Friday, April 4th. On the ratings front, analysts at Barclays raised their price target on shares of AON Plc from $86.00 to $89.00 in a research note on Monday, March 31st. Finally, analysts at MKM Partners raised their price target on shares of AON Plc from $90.00 to $100.00 in a research note on Friday, February 28th. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock. Five analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $82.27.
Shares of AON Plc (NYSE:AON) opened at 82.24 on Wednesday. AON Plc has a one year low of $58.48 and a one year high of $87.45. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $83.65 and a 200-day moving average of $81.45. The company has a market cap of $24.762 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 23.24.
AON Plc (NYSE:AON) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Friday, January 31st. The company reported $1.54 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $1.50 by $0.04. The company had revenue of $3.20 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.27 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $1.27 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 3.0% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that AON Plc will post $5.21 EPS for the current fiscal year.
In other AON Plc news, EVP Gregory Besio sold 10,000 shares of AON Plc stock on the open market in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, April 15th. The shares were sold at an average price of $80.47, for a total transaction of $804,700.00. Following the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 97,821 shares in the company, valued at approximately $7,871,656. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this link.
Aon plc (NYSE: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.
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