Aon plc Class A Ordinary Shares (UK) (NYSE:AON) saw unusually-strong trading volume on Wednesday . Approximately 1,019,950 shares were traded during trading, an increase of 33% from the previous session’s volume of 765,326 shares.The stock last traded at $111.12 and had previously closed at $110.31.

Several equities analysts have recently commented on AON shares. MKM Partners lowered Aon plc Class A Ordinary Shares (UK) from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $115.00 price target on the stock. in a research note on Tuesday, August 9th. They noted that the move was a valuation call. BMO Capital Markets restated a “market perform” rating and set a $115.00 price target (up previously from $107.00) on shares of Aon plc Class A Ordinary Shares (UK) in a research note on Tuesday, July 12th. Credit Suisse Group AG set a $90.00 price target on Aon plc Class A Ordinary Shares (UK) and gave the company a “sell” rating in a research note on Monday, September 12th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Aon plc Class A Ordinary Shares (UK) from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 25th. Finally, Langen Mcalenn restated a “buy” rating on shares of Aon plc Class A Ordinary Shares (UK) in a research note on Tuesday, August 2nd. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $108.73.

The firm has a 50 day moving average of $110.26 and a 200 day moving average of $106.89. The firm has a market capitalization of $29.78 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.11 and a beta of 1.06.

This story is the sole property of American Banking News and it was originally published by American Banking News. If you are reading this story on another website, that means this article was illegally copied and re-published to this website in violation of U.S. and International copyright law. The original version of this article is available at http://www.americanbankingnews.com/2016/09/22/aon-plc-class-a-ordinary-shares-uk-aon-sees-strong-trading-volume.html

Aon plc Class A Ordinary Shares (UK) (NYSE:AON) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Friday, July 29th. The company reported $1.39 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.39. The firm had revenue of $2.80 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.85 billion. Aon plc Class A Ordinary Shares (UK) had a return on equity of 30.10% and a net margin of 12.65%. The company’s quarterly revenue was down 1.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business earned $1.31 EPS. On average, analysts forecast that Aon plc Class A Ordinary Shares will post $6.49 EPS for the current year.

In related news, CEO Stephen P. Mcgill sold 46,698 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, August 2nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $108.41, for a total value of $5,062,530.18. Following the sale, the chief executive officer now owns 252,071 shares in the company, valued at approximately $27,327,017.11. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. 1.00% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

Several large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA increased its stake in shares of Aon plc Class A Ordinary Shares (UK) by 39.5% in the second quarter. Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA now owns 13,690,923 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,495,461,000 after buying an additional 3,874,247 shares during the period. Emerald Acquisition Ltd. bought a new stake in shares of Aon plc Class A Ordinary Shares (UK) during the second quarter valued at $159,612,000. SPF Beheer BV bought a new stake in shares of Aon plc Class A Ordinary Shares (UK) during the second quarter valued at $56,241,000. BloombergSen Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Aon plc Class A Ordinary Shares (UK) during the second quarter valued at $58,537,000. Finally, Artisan Partners Limited Partnership increased its stake in shares of Aon plc Class A Ordinary Shares (UK) by 2.2% in the second quarter. Artisan Partners Limited Partnership now owns 13,510,473 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,475,749,000 after buying an additional 288,607 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 84.51% of the company’s stock.

Aon plc Class A Ordinary Shares (UK) Company Profile

Aon plc (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. The Company operates in two segments: Risk Solutions and Human Resource (HR) Solutions.

5 Day Chart for NYSE:AON

Receive News & Ratings for Aon plc Class A Ordinary Shares (UK) Daily - Enter your email address below to receive a concise daily summary of the latest news and analysts' ratings for Aon plc Class A Ordinary Shares (UK) and related companies with MarketBeat.com's FREE daily email newsletter.