Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., together with its subsidiaries, provides insurance brokerage, consulting, and third party claims settlement and administration services in the United States, Australia, Bermuda, Canada, the Caribbean, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom.
No risks detected for GAH from our risk checks.
Established dividend payer with acceptable track record.
Share Price & News
How has Arthur J. Gallagher's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: GAH has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: GAH exceeded the German Insurance industry which returned 26% over the past year.
Return vs Market: GAH exceeded the German Market which returned 12.8% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Arthur J. Gallagher's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is Arthur J. Gallagher undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: GAH (€98) is trading below our estimate of fair value (€109.41)
Significantly Below Fair Value: GAH is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: GAH is poor value based on its PE Ratio (30x) compared to the Insurance industry average (12.6x).
PE vs Market: GAH is poor value based on its PE Ratio (30x) compared to the German market (20.8x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: GAH is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.2x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: GAH is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (3.9x) compared to the DE Insurance industry average (1.2x).
How is Arthur J. Gallagher forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 10 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: GAH's forecast earnings growth (13.6% per year) is above the savings rate (-0.4%).
Earnings vs Market: GAH's earnings (13.6% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the German market (13% per year).
High Growth Earnings: GAH's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: GAH's revenue (4.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the German market (5.2% per year).
High Growth Revenue: GAH's revenue (4.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: GAH's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (10.7%).
How has Arthur J. Gallagher performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: GAH has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: GAH's current net profit margins (9.7%) are higher than last year (9.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: GAH's earnings have grown by 17.8% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: GAH's earnings growth over the past year (5.6%) is below its 5-year average (17.8% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: GAH earnings growth over the past year (5.6%) underperformed the Insurance industry 7%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: GAH's Return on Equity (13.7%) is considered low.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Arthur J. Gallagher's financial position? (This company is analysed differently as a bank or financial institution)
Financial Position Analysis
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Inventory Level: GAH has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: GAH's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 2x debt).
Financial Institutions Analysis
Asset Level: GAH's level of assets compared to its equity is low.
Allowance for Bad Loans: Insufficient data to determine if GAH has a sufficient allowance for bad loans.
Low Risk Liabilities: GAH reports no customer deposits, loans are made up entirely of externally borrowed funds.
Loan Level: Insufficient data to determine if GAH has an acceptable proportion of non-loan assets held.
Low Risk Deposits: GAH has advanced significantly more loans than the customer deposits it holds.
Level of Bad Loans: Insufficient data to determine if GAH has an appropriate level of bad loans.
What is Arthur J. Gallagher's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: GAH's dividend (1.67%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the German market (1.31%).
High Dividend: GAH's dividend (1.67%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the German market (3.63%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: GAH's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: GAH's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (47.8%), GAH's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: GAH's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (39.4% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Pat Gallagher (67yo)
Mr. J. Patrick Gallagher, Jr. also known as Pat, serves as the Chief Executive Officer and President of Gallagher Koster (alternate name, Koster Insurance Agency, Inc.) and VEBA Service Group, LLC. Mr. Gal ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Pat's total compensation ($USD0.00) is below average for companies of similar size in the German market ($USD4.38M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Pat's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
|Corporate VP & Chief Financial Officer||16.8yrs||US$4.19m||0.024% $4.5m|
|Corporate VP||13.1yrs||US$3.11m||0.0076% $1.4m|
|Corporate VP and President of Global Property & Casualty Brokerage||3.1yrs||US$4.51m||0.23% $42.1m|
|Corporate VP & President of Risk Management Operation||10.1yrs||US$3.18m||0.013% $2.5m|
|Chairman of Canada||0yrs||US$8.06m||no data|
|Chairman||25.1yrs||no data||0.44% $82.0m|
|Vice President||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Accounting Officer||0yrs||no data||0.018% $3.3m|
|Global Chief Information Officer and Corporate Vice President||4.8yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Investor Relations||4.1yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: GAH's management team is seasoned and experienced (11.6 years average tenure).
|Chairman||25.1yrs||no data||0.44% $82.0m|
|Chief Accounting Officer||0yrs||no data||0.018% $3.3m|
|Independent Director||6.6yrs||US$260.41k||0.0091% $1.7m|
|Independent Director||5.3yrs||US$240.41k||0.0043% $794.2k|
|Lead Director||4.1yrs||US$270.41k||0.026% $4.8m|
|Independent Director||14.3yrs||US$255.41k||0.016% $3.0m|
|Independent Director||13.3yrs||US$265.41k||0.022% $4.0m|
|Independent Director||12.1yrs||US$240.41k||0.017% $3.2m|
|Independent Director||10.8yrs||US$240.41k||0.0038% $710.1k|
|Chairman of Technical Advisory Board||4.3yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: GAH's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 10.8 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
- Ticker: GAH
- Exchange: DB
- Founded: 1927
- Industry: Insurance Brokers
- Sector: Insurance
- Market Cap: US$20.299b
- Listing Market Cap: US$18.687b
- Shares outstanding: 188.25m
- Website: https://www.ajg.com
Number of Employees
- Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
- 2850 Golf Road
- Rolling Meadows
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|AJG||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jun 1984|
|GAH||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jun 1984|
|0ITL||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||USD||Jun 1984|
|AJG *||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Common Stock||MX||MXN||Jun 1984|
|A1JG34||BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)||BDR EACH 2 REPR 1 COM||BR||BRL||Jan 2020|
Arthur J. Gallagher & Co., together with its subsidiaries, provides insurance brokerage, consulting, and third party claims settlement and administration services in the United States, Australia, Bermuda, Canada, the Caribbean, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom. Its Brokerage segment consists of retail and wholesale insurance brokerage operations. It offers brokerage and consulting services to businesses and organizations, including commercial, not-for-profit, and public entities, as well as individuals in the areas of insurance placement, risk of loss management, and management of employer sponsored benefit programs. This segment also assist retail brokers and other non-affiliated brokers in the placement of specialized and hard-to-place insurance; acts as a brokerage wholesaler, and managing general agent or managing general underwriter distributing specialized insurance coverage's for underwriting enterprises; and performs activities, including marketing, underwriting, issuing policies, collecting premiums, appointing and supervising other agents, paying claims, and negotiating reinsurance. The company’s Risk Management segment provides contract claim settlement and administration services for enterprises and public entities; and claims management, loss control consulting, and insurance property appraisal services. The company offers its services through a network of correspondent insurance brokers and consultants. It serves commercial, industrial, public entity, religious, and not-for-profit entities. Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. was founded in 1927 and is headquartered in Rolling Meadows, Illinois.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/02/23 22:32|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/21 00:00|
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