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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc., MMC

Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc., MMC is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Insurance Brokers in the sector of Financial. Based in USA, Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc., MMC  has a market cap of 34875.61. Since its IPO date on the 12/30/1987, Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc., MMC performance year to date is 22.44%. Today Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc., MMC has gained 0.80%, with a current price of 66.8.

Ownership of the company is 0.20% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 87.50%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 39.20%. Return of assets are at 9.20%, with return on investment at 16.00%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc., MMC is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.68. While Total debt/equity is 0.72. With a profit margin of 12.50%, this is combined with a gross margin of 43.00%, and operating margin of 19.10%. Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.4, while the quick ratio is 1.4.

For the last year Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc., MMC has seen a EPS growth of 14.60%. A performance for the year of 27.27%. The 52-week high is -2.26%, and the 52-week low is 33.78%. The average volume for Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc., MMC is 1841600.

With a target price of 69.63, can Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc., MMC reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc., MMC. Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. has a P/E of 21.35 and a forward P/E of 17.8. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 1.91. Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 2.65 and 5.26 respectively. For P/cash, Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. has a value of 35.81, while it is 31.94 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 66.8, Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. has a dividend yield of 2.04%. We see a return on equity of 25.30%.

Looking more long-term Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 11.16%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 11.04% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of 14.60% for this year and for the last five years a 24.50% 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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