Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE: MMC)

Elias Hubbard
December 7, 2017

Finally, Salem Investment Counselors Inc. lifted its holdings in shares of Marsh & McLennan Companies by 8.0% during the second quarter. 71 funds opened positions while 195 raised stakes. During the same quarter previous year, the company posted $0.69 earnings per share. VA's holdings in Marsh & McLennan Companies were worth $273,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. The firm has "Neutral" rating by M Partners given on Friday, April 29. Jefferies downgraded the shares of IP in report on Tuesday, May 3 to "Hold" rating. The firm owned 280,823 shares of the financial services provider's stock after purchasing an additional 17,707 shares during the quarter. Artisan Partners Limited Partnership lifted its position in shares of Marsh & McLennan Companies by 0.6% during the 2nd quarter.

The ROA of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.is now valued at 10.00% indicating how profitable the company is in regards to its total assets. 75 are held by Atwood Palmer. Confluence Wealth Mgmt Ltd Co reported 10,969 shares stake. The firm's price-to-sales ratio was noted 0.54 in contrast with an overall industry average of 1.27. Now it is offering a dividend yield of 2.21% and a 5 year dividend growth rate of 0.00%. Pggm Invests has 0.15% invested in Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. About 63,697 shares traded.

Currently, 0.10% of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:MMC). Daiwa Sb Invests Ltd has 0.18% invested in Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. About 3.54M shares traded.

Investors may also want to take a longer-term look at company shares. BlackRock Inc. now owns 40,950,741 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $3,192,520,000 after buying an additional 3,493,942 shares in the last quarter. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now directly owns 483,211 shares of the company's stock, valued at approximately $35,356,548.87. State Street Corp now owns 23,170,569 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $1,566,095,000 after buying an additional 2,054,441 shares during the last quarter. Cranbrook Wealth Mgmt Limited Liability owns 200 shares or 0% of their U.S. portfolio. RBC Capital Markets has "Buy" rating and $6500 target. Epoch Invest Prtnrs Incorporated reported 402,132 shares. (NYSE:MMC). Glg Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0.07% of its portfolio in Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. New Hampshire-based Ledyard National Bank & Trust has invested 0.03% in Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:MMC) Cheap From Peers? Therefore 53% are positive. The company was maintained on Monday, July 10 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of International Paper Company (NYSE:IP) has "Buy" rating given on Friday, January 20 by Jefferies. (NYSE:MMC) to report earnings on February, 1.

Shares of Marsh \u0026 McLennan (NYSE:MMC) were cut to a "Neutral" by stock analysts at UBS. Marsh & McLennan Companies's quarterly revenue was up 6.6% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts expect that Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. will post 3.82 EPS for the current year. Candriam Luxembourg S.C.A. grew its holdings in Marsh & McLennan Companies by 1.9% during the second quarter.

Taking a deeper look into the technical levels of Marsh & Mclennan Companies (MMC), we can see that the Williams Percent Range or 14 day Williams %R now sits at -48.31. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Monday, October 2 by RBC Capital Markets. Drilling down, the stock is 2.14% for the past month and 0.96% for the week. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the shares of MMC in report on Friday, October 27 with "Buy" rating. The stock has "Buy" rating by Wells Fargo on Tuesday, August 8. Its up 0.08, from 0.89 in 2017Q1. 767,779 shares or 5.55% less from 812,876 shares in 2017Q1 were reported. Comparatively, AJG's free cash flow per share was +1.28. Acrospire Investment Management LLC bought a new position in Marsh & McLennan Companies during the second quarter valued at about $109,000. LLC now owns 4,775 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $372,000 after buying an additional 560 shares during the period. Symantec Corporation (SYMC) has a market cap of $16.88 billion and over the last 12 months, Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC) has gone stronger by 12.69%. Marsh & McLennan Companies's dividend payout ratio (DPR) is now 41.10%. MMC's profit will be $484.83M for 22.62 P/E if the $0.95 EPS becomes a reality. (NYSE:MMC) has risen 16.25% since December 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It operates through two divisions, Risk and Insurance Services; and Consulting. The Company is the parent company of various risk advisors and specialty consultants, including Marsh, the insurance broker; Guy Carpenter, the risk and reinsurance specialist; Mercer, the provider of human resource and investment related financial advice and services, and Oliver Wyman Group, the management and economic consultancy. It has underperformed by 0.45% the S&P500.

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