Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (MMC) ROE Witness Boost of 28.40%

Galtero Lara
Diciembre 8, 2017

(NYSE:MMC) earned "Buy" rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Friday, June 2. This was a decrease from the previous Buy rating. Keefe Bruyette & Woods upgraded Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Friday, January 27 by Bank of America. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Buy" on Thursday, July 27. Sterne Agee CRT initiated the stock with "Neutral" rating in Monday, September 21 report. On Tuesday, September 5 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with "Hold". Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. BMO Capital Markets upgraded the shares of MMC in report on Friday, November 4 to "Outperform" rating. UBS downgraded Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. State Street Corp now owns 23,170,569 shares of the financial services provider's stock valued at $1,566,095,000 after buying an additional 2,054,441 shares during the last quarter. (NYSE:MMC) by 3.1% in the third quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. It now trades at $65.82 and has returned -1.22% during the past week. It has outperformed by 10.25% the S&P500. VA's holdings in Marsh & McLennan Companies were worth $273,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period. The company has a market cap of $43,385.43, a P/E ratio of 22.61, a P/E/G ratio of 1.81 and a beta of 1.01. To determine if one is a better investment than the other, we will compare the two across growth, profitability, risk, return, dividends, and valuation measures. Forecast indicate stellar five year period growth of 10.04% compared to current 23.14 PE. The Risk and Insurance Services segment offers risk management services, such as risk advice, risk transfer, risk control, and mitigation solutions, as well as insurance, reinsurance broking, catastrophe and financial modeling services, and related advisory services. The stock decreased 0.85% or $0.72 during the last trading session, reaching $84.29. 1,398,800 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,772,207. Tesaro Inc had 63 analyst reports since August 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. (NYSE:MMC) has risen 16.25% since December 7, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.45% the S&P500. After the recent increase in the stock price, investors might also be looking to see if the stock has entered overbought territory and possibly be primed for a pullback. Its up 0.08, from 0.89 in 2017Q1.

Heading into the stock price potential, Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. needs to grow just 4.27% to cross its median price target of $88.

Hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently made changes to their positions in the business.

Tracking some technical levels, shares are trading 1.26% away from the 50 day simple moving average and 7.81% off of the 200 day simple moving average. Davis Selected Advisers reported 513,972 shares. Sumitomo Mitsui Asset Mngmt invested in 62,071 shares. The Massachusetts-based Welch Forbes Limited Liability Co has invested 0.04% in Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. Dumont Blake Lc invested in 0.46% or 13,225 shares. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reissued a "buy" rating and issued a $88.00 price target on shares of Marsh & McLennan Companies in a research note on Sunday, October 29th.

Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc is a professional services firm offering clients advice and solutions in risk, strategy and people. Waverton Inv Mngmt Limited has invested 2.22% in Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. 5,221 were accumulated by Zeke Advsrs Limited Liability Corporation. Tru Of Vermont reported 4,719 shares. Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt stated it has 0.14% of its portfolio in Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:MMC) for 106,974 shares.

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Analyst Thoughts About Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.

Aureus Asset Management Ltd Liability owns 5,130 shares or 0.07% of their USA portfolio. (NYSE:MMC). Confluence Wealth stated it has 10,969 shares or 0.4% of all its holdings. Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc. now owns 5,905,823 shares of the financial services provider's stock worth $494,967,000 after buying an additional 2,460,107 shares in the last quarter. Eog Res Inc (NYSE:EOG) was reduced too. Stock's free cash flow yield, which represents the amount of cash available to investors before dividends, expressed as a percentage of the stock price, is 1.21. The company has a current ratio of 1.37, a quick ratio of 1.37 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.77. It turned negative, as 43 investors sold BBY shares while 213 reduced holdings. 68 funds opened positions while 233 raised stakes. Voloridge Investment Mgmt reported 48,420 shares. Strs Ohio invested 0.01% in Best Buy Co., Inc. Fjarde Ap has 0.1% invested in International Paper Company (NYSE:IP). (NYSE:BBY). Moreover, Kbc Group Inc Nv has 0.21% invested in Best Buy Co., Inc. Ent Fincl Services has invested 0.04% in International Paper Company (NYSE:IP). Also, SVP Robert J. Rapport sold 7,011 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, March 13th.

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