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 announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 26th. The financial services provider reported $0.81 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.79 by $0.02. The firm had revenue of $1.58 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.60 billion. Arthur J Gallagher & Co had a net margin of 7.62% and a return on equity of 13.56%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 6.9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $0.77 EPS. 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 (AJG) opened at $64.75 on Tuesday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.66, a quick ratio of 1.08 and a current ratio of 1.08. The stock has a market cap of $11,640.00, a PE ratio of 25.90, a PEG ratio of 1.72 and a beta of 1.23. Arthur J Gallagher & Co has a 1-year low of $52.58 and a 1-year high of $67.32.

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

A number of brokerages have recently issued reports on AJG. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Arthur J Gallagher & Co from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $77.00 price target on shares of Arthur J Gallagher & Co in a report on Friday, December 22nd. 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 report on Wednesday, December 20th. Royal Bank of Canada reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a $64.00 price target on shares of Arthur J Gallagher & Co in a report on Friday, December 8th. Finally, ValuEngine downgraded shares of Arthur J Gallagher & Co from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, December 1st. Six analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company. Arthur J Gallagher & Co currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $68.22.

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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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