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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Aon plc (NYSE:AON)?

The company in question is, Aon plc (NYSE:AON) currently with a stock price of 110.17 (-0.43% today). The market cap for Aon plc is 29654.2, and is in the sector Financial, and Insurance Brokers industry. The target price for Aon plc is 111.93. Currently Aon plc is trading with a P/E of 20.87, and a forward P/E of 15.41. Average volume for Aon plc is 1130 and so far today it is 223266.

Performance in the last year for Aon plc has been 11.06%. For EPS growth, Aon plc has seen a growth of 4.70%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 10.45%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 14.70% over the last five years and could be 9.46% for the next five years. Aon plc has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -1.40%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 62.40%. The 20-day simple moving average is 1.60%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 11.29%.

Since the IPO date for Aon plc on the 9/7/1984, Aon plc has seen performance year to date to be 21.16%. With Aon plc trading at 110.17, the dividend yield is 1.19%, and the EPS is 5.3.

So could Aon plc, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 20.87. The PEG is 2.21, P/S is 2.56 and the P/B is at 5.39. The P/cash is 43.04, with P/free cash flow at 19.26.

Aon plc ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.1, and the quick ratio is 1.1. This is with long term debt/equity at 1.11, and total debt/equity at 1.15.

In terms of margins, Aon plc has a gross margin of *TBA, an operating margin of 17.10% and a profit margin of 12.70%.Payout ratio for Aon plc is 23.00%. Return on assets come to 5.40% with return on investment coming to 13.20%.

Insider ownership for Aon plc, is at 0.50% and institutional ownership comes to 91.10%. Outstanding shares are at 268. While shares float is 262.96. The float short is currently 1.11%, and short ratio is 2.58.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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