Newman Dignan & Sheerar Inc. held its stake in Aon PLC (NYSE:AON) during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 2,517 shares of the financial services provider’s stock at the end of the second quarter. Newman Dignan & Sheerar Inc.’s holdings in Aon PLC were worth $335,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

A number of other large investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. OMERS ADMINISTRATION Corp acquired a new stake in Aon PLC during the second quarter worth $1,600,000. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. increased its stake in Aon PLC by 0.4% in the second quarter. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. now owns 4,125 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $548,000 after buying an additional 15 shares in the last quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank increased its stake in Aon PLC by 2.5% in the second quarter. Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank now owns 45,143 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $6,002,000 after buying an additional 1,100 shares in the last quarter. Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund increased its stake in Aon PLC by 15.7% in the second quarter. Fjarde AP Fonden Fourth Swedish National Pension Fund now owns 61,013 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $8,112,000 after buying an additional 8,289 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Andra AP fonden increased its stake in Aon PLC by 8.6% in the second quarter. Andra AP fonden now owns 97,500 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $12,963,000 after buying an additional 7,700 shares in the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 84.31% of the company’s stock.

Shares of Aon PLC (AON) opened at 138.71 on Thursday. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $137.98 and its 200 day moving average price is $126.98. The company has a market capitalization of $35.28 billion, a PE ratio of 20.26 and a beta of 1.03. Aon PLC has a one year low of $107.19 and a one year high of $141.45.

Aon PLC (NYSE:AON) last issued its earnings results on Friday, August 4th. The financial services provider reported $1.45 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $1.45. The company had revenue of $2.37 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $2.37 billion. Aon PLC had a return on equity of 32.62% and a net margin of 17.28%. Aon PLC’s quarterly revenue was up 3.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $1.39 EPS. Analysts anticipate that Aon PLC will post $6.50 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, August 15th. Investors of record on Tuesday, August 1st were issued a dividend of $0.36 per share. This represents a $1.44 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.04%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Friday, July 28th. Aon PLC’s dividend payout ratio is presently 20.48%.

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A number of equities research analysts have weighed in on the stock. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Aon PLC from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, August 18th. Deutsche Bank AG lifted their price target on shares of Aon PLC from $113.00 to $123.00 and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 9th. Citigroup Inc. lifted their price target on shares of Aon PLC from $155.00 to $159.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, August 7th. Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated a “hold” rating and set a $143.00 price target on shares of Aon PLC in a research note on Sunday, August 6th. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Aon PLC in a research note on Friday, August 4th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have assigned a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company. Aon PLC presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $139.00.

Aon PLC 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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Aon PLC (NYSE:AON)

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