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AON

Aon NYSE:AON Stock Report

Last Price

US$265.24

Market Cap

US$56.3b

7D

-1.6%

1Y

5.6%

Updated

25 May, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
AON fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation0/6
Future Growth2/6
Past Performance1/6
Financial Health4/6
Dividends4/6

AON Stock Overview

Aon plc, a professional services firm, provides advice and solutions to clients focused on risk, retirement, and health worldwide.

Aon Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Aon
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUS$265.24
52 Week HighUS$341.98
52 Week LowUS$223.19
Beta0.93
1 Month Change-17.48%
3 Month Change-7.94%
1 Year Change5.64%
3 Year Change48.08%
5 Year Change102.61%
Change since IPO2,012.53%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

AONUS InsuranceUS Market
7D-1.6%0.4%1.0%
1Y5.6%2.4%-15.1%

Return vs Industry: AON exceeded the US Insurance industry which returned 2.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: AON exceeded the US Market which returned -13.2% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is AON's price volatile compared to industry and market?
AON volatility
AON Average Weekly Movement4.6%
Insurance Industry Average Movement5.1%
Market Average Movement7.8%
10% most volatile stocks in US Market16.8%
10% least volatile stocks in US Market2.9%

Stable Share Price: AON is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.

Volatility Over Time: AON's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
191950,000Greg Casehttps://www.aon.com

Aon plc, a professional services firm, provides advice and solutions to clients focused on risk, retirement, and health worldwide. It offers commercial risk solutions, including retail brokerage, cyber, and global risk consulting solutions, as well as acts as a captives management; and health solutions, such as health and benefits brokerages, and health care exchanges. The company also provides treaty and facultative reinsurance, as well as insurance-linked securities, capital raising, strategic advice, restructuring, and mergers and acquisitions services; and corporate finance advisory services and capital markets solutions products.

Aon Fundamentals Summary

How do Aon's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
AON fundamental statistics
Market CapUS$56.33b
Earnings (TTM)US$1.37b
Revenue (TTM)US$12.34b

41.3x

P/E Ratio

4.6x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
AON income statement (TTM)
RevenueUS$12.34b
Cost of RevenueUS$6.77b
Gross ProfitUS$5.56b
Other ExpensesUS$4.20b
EarningsUS$1.37b

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)6.43
Gross Margin45.10%
Net Profit Margin11.06%
Debt/Equity Ratio796.6%

How did AON perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

0.8%

Current Dividend Yield

33%

Payout Ratio

Valuation

Is Aon undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score

0/6

Valuation Score 0/6

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PE vs Industry

  • PE vs Market

  • PEG Ratio

  • PB vs Industry


41.27x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: AON ($265.24) is trading above our estimate of fair value ($98.61)

Significantly Below Fair Value: AON is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: AON is poor value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (41.3x) compared to the US Insurance industry average (11.1x).

PE vs Market: AON is poor value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (41.3x) compared to the US market (14.9x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: AON is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (4x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: AON is overvalued based on its Price-To-Book Ratio (47.9x) compared to the US Insurance industry average (1x).


Future Growth

How is Aon forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 13 analysts?

Future Growth Score

2/6

Future Growth Score 2/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


10.4%

Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: AON's forecast earnings growth (10.4% per year) is above the savings rate (1.9%).

Earnings vs Market: AON's earnings (10.4% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (12.1% per year).

High Growth Earnings: AON's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: AON's revenue (5.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.7% per year).

High Growth Revenue: AON's revenue (5.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: AON's Return on Equity is forecast to be very high in 3 years time (246.7%).


Past Performance

How has Aon performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score

1/6

Past Performance Score 1/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


16.1%

Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: AON has a large one-off loss of $1.2B impacting its March 31 2022 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: AON's current net profit margins (11.1%) are lower than last year (18.6%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: AON's earnings have grown by 16.1% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: AON's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: AON had negative earnings growth (-35.3%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Insurance industry average (-2.6%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: Whilst AON's Return on Equity (110.22%) is outstanding, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.


Financial Health

How is Aon's financial position?

Financial Health Score

4/6

Financial Health Score 4/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: AON's short term assets ($20.5B) exceed its short term liabilities ($19.2B).

Long Term Liabilities: AON's short term assets ($20.5B) exceed its long term liabilities ($13.0B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: AON's net debt to equity ratio (727.9%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: AON's debt to equity ratio has increased from 107.7% to 796.6% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: AON's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (20.3%).

Interest Coverage: AON's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (11.2x coverage).


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is Aon current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score

4/6

Dividend Score 4/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage


0.84%

Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: AON's dividend (0.84%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.57%).

High Dividend: AON's dividend (0.84%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (4.06%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: AON's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: AON's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (33.1%), AON's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: With its low cash payout ratio (24.4%), AON's dividend payments are well covered by cash flows.


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

2.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Greg Case (58 yo)

17.08yrs

Tenure

US$19,868,384

Compensation

Mr. Gregory Clarence Case, also known as Greg, has been the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of Aon plc at Aon Hewitt LLC since April 4, 2005. Mr. Case served as the President of Aon plc sinc...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Greg's total compensation ($USD19.87M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD13.26M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Greg's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: AON's management team is considered experienced (2.8 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: AON's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 15.7 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: AON insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Aon plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Aon plc
  • Ticker: AON
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1919
  • Industry: Insurance Brokers
  • Sector: Insurance
  • Implied Market Cap: US$56.333b
  • Shares outstanding: 212.38m
  • Website: https://www.aon.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Aon plc
  • Metropolitan Building
  • James Joyce Street
  • Dublin
  • Co. Dublin
  • D01 K0Y8
  • Ireland

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/05/25 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/05/25 00:00
Earnings2022/03/31
Annual Earnings2021/12/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.