Aon stock: buy or sell?
February 14th, 2020
Aon plc provides risk management services, insurance and reinsurance brokerage, and human resource consulting and outsourcing services worldwide.
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Currently, 2 buy setups are elegible for Aon stock now:
|New all-time high||Yes|
|New 52 week high||Yes|
|Price crossing up 200d MA||No|
|100d MA crossing up 200d MA||No|
Is Aon stock a buy?
Banks and financial institutions post stock ratings everyday.Unfortunately, we couldn't find any rating for AON stock for the last month.
Aon stock analysis
After climbing to all-time highs several times in past weeks, Aon raised 0.49% to $235.73.
Aon raised 0.49% to $235.73 after reaching all time highs on February 14th. AON broke out again over $209.41 after a 1.47% correction started on Jan/10. Since SMA50d and SMA100d crossed up on November, AON price climbed $36.51 per share (18.33%). Since price and SMA100d lines crossed up on October, AON climbed $47.96 (25.54%).
Aon shares escalated 2.43% this week and peaked a new all time high at $235.81. This week was the fifth green week in a row.
Aon stock is trading in the range of its last top and last bottom. Loosing would mean breaking the current uptrend. Breakdowns under last bottom are selling point signals for some trading strategies. Late October 2019 AON price bounced up over the SMA of 20 weeks that acted as support stopping new slides.
Aon stock price history
Aon IPO was on June 2nd, 1980 at $0.00 per share1. Since then, AON stock surged a inf%, with a yearly average of inf%. If you had invested $1,000 in Aon stock in 1980, it would worth $inf today.
1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.
Aon stock historical price chart
AON stock reached all-time highs on Feb/14 with a price of $235.81.
Aon stock price targetPredicting the price evolution of a stock or any financial instrument in a reliable and repeatable way is probably impossible. However, many stock price predictions are published every day by banks, financial institutions and independent analysts. You should not follow the analysts' AON stock price predictions in the hope that they will be met as they may be wrong and not met. For the last month we have not detected any price target for Aon stock by any trusted analyst.
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per ShareSince last May, when Aon presented its last earnings report, it . Unfortunately, reported EPS is not yet available in our database.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsIn 2018, Aon annual sales escalated a pretty good 7.72% to $10,770.00 million USD from $9,998.00 marked in 2017. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, instead, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) declined a -1.73% to 10.53%. Aon fiscal year ends in December, and to compare its evolution since then, we estimate annual sales and income figures by adding results from the last 4 quarters. This is called TTM (or Twelve Trailing Months). So, Aon TTM sales up to March 2019 were $10,823.00 and income $1,199.00 million USD. When comparing this TTM figures with the last reported annuality, we can review Aon business evolution since December 2018: Annual revenues up to March, compared to lastest yearly report, remained constant a tight 0.49%. Regarding profit margin, Aon stayed constant 0.55% to 10.53%
|2013||$11,830 M||-||$1,110 M9.4%||-|
|2014||$12,045 M||1.82%||$1,397 M11.6%||25.86%|
|2015||$11,682 M||-3.01%||$1,385 M11.9%||-0.86%|
|2016||$11,627 M||-0.47%||$1,396 M12.0%||0.79%|
|2017||$9,998 M||-14.01%||$1,226 M12.3%||-12.18%|
|2018||$10,770 M||7.72%||$1,134 M10.5%||-7.50%|
|TTM||$10,823 M||0.49%||$1,199 M11.1%||5.73%|
Quarterly financial resultsAon reported $3,143.00 M in revenues for 2019-Q1, a 13.47% improvement compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter income marked $659.00 million with a profit margin of 20.97%. Profit margin soared a 8.51% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 12.45%. When comparing sales to same quarter last year, Aon sales marked a slightly good growth and gained a 1.72%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, Aon posted 2 negative quarters in a row.
|2017-Q2||$2,360 M||-||$-52 M-2.2%||-|
|2017-Q3||$2,340 M||-0.85%||$189 M8.1%||-463.46%|
|2017-Q4||$2,909 M||24.32%||$-19 M-0.7%||-110.05%|
|2018-Q1||$3,090 M||6.22%||$594 M19.2%||-3,226.32%|
|2018-Q2||$2,561 M||-17.12%||$48 M1.9%||-91.92%|
|2018-Q3||$2,349 M||-8.28%||$147 M6.3%||206.25%|
|2018-Q4||$2,770 M||17.92%||$345 M12.5%||134.69%|
|2019-Q1||$3,143 M||13.47%||$659 M21.0%||91.01%|
Aon ownershipWhen you are planning to invest in shares of a company, it's always worth to overview its ownership structure.
Aon shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a 0.89% of all shares.
Bearish positions for AON stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.
The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to Aon:
|Market cap||$54.7 B|
|Total shares||232.1 M|
|Float shares||232.4 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||93.3%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||0.9%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%|
|Friday, February 14th, 2020|
|Day range||$233.75 - $235.81|
|Average true range||$3.59|
|50d mov avg||$213.06|
|100d mov avg||$203.36|
|200d mov avg||$195.83|
Aon performanceStocks performance is always measured in comparision to the market or competitors and related stocks in the same industry. We selected as the bechmarking frame for Aon stock.