Aon Plc EVP Gregory J. Besio Sells 10,000 Shares (AON)
Aon Plc (NYSE:AON) EVP Gregory J. Besio unloaded 10,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, June 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $89.74, for a total value of $897,400.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the executive vice president now directly owns 77,821 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $6,983,657. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.
Aon Plc (NYSE:AON) traded up 1.02% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $90.90. 2,576,886 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Aon Plc has a one year low of $62.19 and a one year high of $90.77. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $87.86 and its 200-day moving average is $84.21. The company has a market cap of $26.950 billion and a P/E ratio of 23.85.
Aon Plc (NYSE:AON) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Friday, April 25th. The company reported $1.11 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the 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 in the previous year, the company posted $1.11 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 1.1% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that Aon Plc will post $5.42 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
A number of analysts have recently weighed in on AON shares. Analysts at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods raised their price target on shares of Aon Plc from $81.00 to $83.00 in a research note on Monday, April 28th. Separately, 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. Finally, 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. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $82.93.
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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