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MMC

Marsh & McLennan

$66.55

-0.41 (-0.61%)

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Marsh & McLennan subsidiary acquires Vero Insurance, terms undisclosed

Marsh & McLennan Agency, the middle market agency subsidiary of Marsh, announced that it has acquired Vero Insurance, a Vero Beach, Florida-based independent agency specializing in private client insurance services. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

MMC Marsh & McLennan
$66.55

-0.41 (-0.61%)

02/05/16
RBCM
02/05/16
NO CHANGE
RBCM
Marsh & McLennan growth 'impressive,' says RBC Capital
RBC Capital believes that Marsh & McLennan reported "strong all-around results," and the firm was impressed by the company's organic growth last quarter. RBC was also encouraged by the company's commentary on its 2016 outlook. RBC trimmed its price target on the name to $61 from $64 but keeps an Outperform rating.
03/04/16
GSCO
03/04/16
UPGRADE
Target $66
GSCO
Conviction Buy
Marsh & McLennan upgraded to Conviction Buy from Neutral at Goldman
Goldman analyst Michael Nannizzi upgraded Marsh & McLennan to the Conviction Buy List from a NEutral rating and raised his price target to $66 from $59 on shares. The analyst said Marsh & McLennan has generated consistent earnings growth purely by margin expansion and sees low risk to estimates, despite the uncertain macro backdrop. The analyst thinks the lack of credit exposure and reliance on alternative income bodes well for 2016 earnings.
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On The Fly: Top five analyst upgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Titan Machinery (TITN) upgraded to Outperform at Baird due to valuation and its reduced inventory, which could be a share catalyst. 2. J.C. Penney (JCP) upgraded to Buy at Evercore ISI by analyst Omar Saad, who said the retailer's recent outperformance is a sign that its sales, margin and free cash flow will continue to "materially improve." 3. Canadian Natural (CNQ) upgraded to Overweight at JPMorgan with analyst Phil Gresh saying that the company has "top tier" cash flow yield potential. 4. Essex Property Trust (ESS) upgraded to Buy at SunTrust citing an overreaction to worries about the tech sector in Northern California. The firm expects growth in the region to be moderate, but it predicts that a housing shortage will lessen the impact of this development. 5. Marsh & McLennan (MMC) upgraded to Conviction Buy at Goldman by analyst Michael Nannizzi, who said the company has generated consistent earnings growth purely by margin expansion. The firm also sees low risk to estimates despite the uncertain macro backdrop. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
06/07/16
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06/07/16
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Target $73
UBSW
Buy
Marsh & McLennan price target raised to $73 from $64 at UBS
UBS raised its price target on Marsh & McLennan to $73 from $64. The firm expects margins to continue to expand while free cash flow growth supports stock buybacks and fosters annualized earnings growth of 13%. UBS reiterated its Buy rating on Marsh & McLennan shares.

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