News headlines about Aon plc Class A (NYSE:AON) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Aon plc Class A earned a coverage optimism score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media coverage about the financial services provider an impact score of 45.4633513185767 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
Here are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern’s rankings:
- Aon plc Class A (AON) Raised to Hold at Zacks Investment Research (americanbankingnews.com)
- Analysts Anticipate Aon plc Class A (AON) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $2.95 Billion (americanbankingnews.com)
- Uber Workers’ Comp Settlement Moves Past Roadblock (law360.com)
- Aon plc (NYSE:AON): Are Analysts Bullish? (finance.yahoo.com)
- Citigroup Increases Aon plc Class A (AON) Price Target to $166.00 (americanbankingnews.com)
Shares of NYSE AON opened at $140.33 on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 1.66, a quick ratio of 1.67 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.22. Aon plc Class A has a one year low of $117.00 and a one year high of $152.78. The firm has a market capitalization of $34,332.33, a price-to-earnings ratio of 30.05, a PEG ratio of 1.43 and a beta of 1.03.
AON has been the topic of several research reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Aon plc Class A from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 10th. Wells Fargo set a $143.00 price target on Aon plc Class A and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, March 7th. Barclays restated a “hold” rating and issued a $135.00 price target on shares of Aon plc Class A in a research note on Tuesday, January 9th. Citigroup increased their price target on Aon plc Class A from $165.00 to $166.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday. Finally, Goldman Sachs upgraded Aon plc Class A from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating and increased their price target for the company from $144.22 to $149.00 in a research note on Thursday, March 15th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have assigned a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $147.08.
In other news, insider Michael Neller sold 1,500 shares of the stock in a transaction on Thursday, March 1st. The stock was sold at an average price of $140.12, for a total transaction of $210,180.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website. Also, insider Anthony R. Goland sold 2,124 shares of the stock in a transaction on Wednesday, February 21st. The stock was sold at an average price of $141.16, for a total value of $299,823.84. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 261 shares in the company, valued at $36,842.76. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last three months, insiders have sold 123,477 shares of company stock worth $17,453,753. 0.90% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.
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Aon plc Class A Company Profile
Aon plc (Aon) is a global provider of risk management services, insurance and reinsurance brokerage, and human resource consulting and outsourcing, delivering distinctive client value via risk management and workforce productivity solutions. The Company operates in two segments: Risk Solutions and Human Resource (HR) Solutions.
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