Analyst Ratings for Aon PLC (AON)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Analysts covering Aon PLC (NYSE:AON) have given it a consensus rating of Hold. About 30 days ago, AON was issued an average rating of Hold.

A buy rating was issued by 6 analysts, 1 issued an overweight rating, 12 gave a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 2 issued a sell rating. Today, there are 1 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 1.

AON was given price targets by several analysts. The highest price target was 162, implying potential capital gains of 16.82 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 113, implying a possible loss of -18.51 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -0.34 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 7.41 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -0.31 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 2.94 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 3 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 5 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 5 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of AON's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 29.67 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of AON is 0.91.

In the trailing 52-weeks, AON hit 141.31 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 105.35. Currently the stock is 31.63 percent higher than its low, and 1.87 percent below the high. AON has a price/earnings ratio of 27.14. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The AON value stock report compares AON to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of AON is $35.62 billion. AON will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.