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Equities research analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods hoisted their target price on shares of Aon Plc (NYSE:AON) from $81.00 to $83.00 in a research note issued to investors on Monday, Analyst Ratings.Net reports. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods’ price objective would suggest a potential downside of 2.40% from the stock’s previous close.

A number of other firms have also recently commented on AON. Analysts at Zacks reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Aon Plc in a research note on Monday, April 28th. They now have a $89.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at RBC Capital raised their price target on shares of Aon Plc from $88.00 to $90.00 in a research note on Monday, April 28th. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock. Finally, 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. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the stock. Aon Plc currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $83.27.

Aon Plc (NYSE:AON) traded down 0.41% on Monday, hitting $85.04. 1,419,144 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Aon Plc has a 1-year low of $62.19 and a 1-year high of $87.45. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $83.25 and a 200-day moving average of $82.06. The company has a market cap of $25.213 billion and a P/E ratio of 22.64.

Aon Plc (NYSE:AON) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Friday, April 25th. The company reported $1.11 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the analysts’ consensus estimate of $1.17 by $0.06. The company had revenue of $2.90 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $3.00 billion. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $1.11 earnings per share. Aon Plc’s revenue was up 1.1% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts predict that Aon Plc will post $5.40 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Thursday, May 15th. Investors of record on Thursday, May 1st will be given a dividend of $0.25 per share. This represents a $1.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.18%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, April 29th.

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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