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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Aon plc, AON

Aon plc, AON is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Insurance Brokers in the sector of Financial. Based in United Kingdom, Aon plc, AON  has a market cap of 29595.72. Since its IPO date on the 9/7/1984, Aon plc, AON performance year to date is 21.93%. Today Aon plc, AON has gained 0.14%, with a current price of 111.35.

Ownership of the company is 0.20% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 91.00%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 23.00%. Return of assets are at 5.40%, with return on investment at 13.20%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Aon plc, AON is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 1.11. While Total debt/equity is 1.15. With a profit margin of 12.70%, this is combined with a gross margin of *TBA, and operating margin of 17.10%. Aon plc ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.1, while the quick ratio is 1.1.

For the last year Aon plc, AON has seen a EPS growth of 4.70%. A performance for the year of 24.93%. The 52-week high is -0.32%, and the 52-week low is 34.12%. The average volume for Aon plc, AON is 1059400.

With a target price of 111.93, can Aon plc, AON reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Aon plc, AON. Aon plc has a P/E of 21 and a forward P/E of 15.51. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 2.22. Aon plc also has a P/S and a P/B of 2.55 and 5.43 respectively. For P/cash, Aon plc has a value of 42.95, while it is 19.22 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 111.35, Aon plc has a dividend yield of 1.19%. We see a return on equity of 25.80%.

Looking more long-term Aon plc, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 9.46%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 9.99% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 4.70% for this year and for the last five years a 14.70% growth has been seen.

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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