Arthur J Gallagher & Co (NYSE:AJG) is scheduled to announce its earnings results after the market closes on Thursday, January 25th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.76 per share for the quarter.

Arthur J Gallagher & Co (NYSE:AJG) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The financial services provider reported $0.81 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.79 by $0.02. Arthur J Gallagher & Co had a net margin of 7.62% and a return on equity of 13.56%. The firm had revenue of $1.58 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.60 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.77 earnings per share. The company’s revenue was up 6.9% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts expect Arthur J Gallagher & Co to post $3 EPS for the current fiscal year and $3 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Shares of Arthur J Gallagher & Co (NYSE:AJG) opened at $64.05 on Thursday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.66, a quick ratio of 1.08 and a current ratio of 1.08. Arthur J Gallagher & Co has a 12 month low of $52.29 and a 12 month high of $67.32. The firm has a market cap of $11,580.00, a P/E ratio of 25.62, a PEG ratio of 1.71 and a beta of 1.23.

Several analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Arthur J Gallagher & Co from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $71.00 price target for the company in a research note on Monday. Barclays lifted their price target on shares of Arthur J Gallagher & Co from $68.00 to $70.00 and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research note on Monday, October 16th. Royal Bank of Canada reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $59.00 price target on shares of Arthur J Gallagher & Co in a research note on Tuesday, October 10th. Deutsche Bank downgraded shares of Arthur J Gallagher & Co from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $64.00 price target for the company. in a research note on Wednesday, October 4th. Finally, Wells Fargo & Co set a $74.00 price target on shares of Arthur J Gallagher & Co and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, December 8th. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $68.22.

In related news, VP Scott R. Hudson sold 7,600 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, December 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of $65.29, for a total value of $496,204.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the vice president now owns 25,027 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $1,634,012.83. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Also, Director Frank E. Jr. English sold 1,500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, November 3rd. The stock was sold at an average price of $63.67, for a total transaction of $95,505.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 10,600 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $674,902. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders own 1.60% of the company’s stock.

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About Arthur J Gallagher & Co

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co and its subsidiaries are engaged in providing insurance brokerage and consulting services, and third-party claims settlement and administration services to both domestic and international entities. The Company operates through three segments: brokerage, risk management and corporate.

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