Arthur Buy Hold or Sell Recommendation

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Fiscal Quarter End: March 31, 2020  

Considering 30-days investment horizon, and your above average risk tolerance our recommendation regarding Arthur J Gallagher Co is 'Strong Buy'. Macroaxis provides Arthur J buy hold or sell recommendation only in the context of selected investment horizon and investor attitude towards risk assumed by holding Arthur J positions. The advice algorithm takes into account all of Arthur J Gallagher available fundamental, technical, and predictive indicators you will find on this site. The advice is provided from Arthur J buy-and-hold perspective. Please continue to Arthur J Analyst Recommendation to compare Macroaxis Buy or Sell Recommendation with the current analyst consensus. To check ratings for multiple equity instruments please use Instant Ratings tool.

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For the selected time horizon Arthur J Gallagher Co has a risk adjusted performance of 0.2149, jensen alpha of 0.181, total risk alpha of 0.2154, sortino ratio of 0.2655 and treynor ratio of 1.59
Macroaxis provides buy, hold, or sell suggestion on Arthur J Gallagher to complement and cross-verify current analyst consensus on Arthur J Gallagher Co. Our buy, hold, or sell recommendation engine determines the organization potential to grow exclusively from the perspective of investors current risk tolerance and investing horizon. To make sure Arthur J is not overpriced, please confirm all Arthur J Gallagher fundamentals, including its Price to Book, Cash and Equivalents, Cash Flow from Operations, as well as the relationship between Gross Profit and Debt to Equity . Given that Arthur J Gallagher has Price to Earning of 30.51 , we suggest you validate Arthur J Gallagher Co market performance and probability of bankruptcy to make sure the company can sustain itself in the current economic cycle given your prevailing risk tolerance and investing horizon.

Arthur J Trading Alerts and Improvement Suggestions

Arthur J Gallagher has high financial leverage indicating that it may have difficulties to generate enough cash to satisfy its financial commitments
Over 85.0% of the company shares are held by institutions such as insurance companies
Latest headline from MacroaxisInsider: Arthur J exotic insider transaction detected

Arthur J current analysts recommendations

Target Median Price107.50
Target Mean Price109.10
Recommendation Mean2.20
Target High Price125.00
Number Of Analyst Opinions10
Target Low Price92.00

Arthur J Returns Distribution Density

Mean Return0.19Value At Risk1.22
Potential Upside1.65Standard Deviation0.84
 Return Density 

Institutional Investors

Security TypeSharesValue
Vanguard Group IncCommon Shares21.4 MB
Blackrock IncCommon Shares20.2 M1.9 B
State Street CorpCommon Shares8.8 M842.8 M
Jpmorgan Chase CoCommon Shares7.7 M734.5 M
Baillie Gifford CoCommon Shares6.8 M644.4 M
Brown Brothers Harriman CoCommon Shares4.3 M411.8 M
Invesco LtdCommon Shares4.1 M388.1 M

Arthur J Greeks

Alpha over DOW
Beta against DOW=0.11
Overall volatility
Information ratio =0.26

Arthur J Volatility Alert

Arthur J Gallagher Co has low volatility with Treynor Ratio of 1.59, Maximum Drawdown of 3.87 and kurtosis of 0.99. However, we advice all investors to further analyze Arthur J Gallagher Co to make certain all market information is desiminated and is consistent with the current expectations about Arthur J upside potential.
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Arthur J Fundamental Vs Peers

FundamentalsArthur JPeer Average
Return On Equity0.0015 (0.31) 
Return On Asset0.0003 (0.14) 
Profit Margin0.001 (1.27) 
Operating Margin18.03 (5.51) 
Current Valuation24.64 B16.62 B
Shares Outstanding188.12 M571.82 M
Shares Owned by Insiders0.84 10.09 
Shares Owned by Institutions85.31 39.21 
Number of Shares Shorted2.92 M4.71 M
Price to Earning30.51 28.72 
Price to Book3.92 9.51 
Price to Sales2.93 11.42 
Revenue6.9 B9.43 B
Gross Profit2.5 B27.38 B
EBITDA1.24 B3.9 B
Net Income668.8 M570.98 M
Cash and Equivalents604.8 M2.7 B
Cash per Share3.21 5.01 
Total Debt5.08 B5.32 B
Debt to Equity97.40 48.70 
Current Ratio1.02 2.16 
Book Value Per Share24.85 1.93 K
Cash Flow from Operations1.12 B971.22 M
Short Ratio4.00 4.00 
Earnings Per Share3.52 3.12 
Price to Earnings To Growth2.34 4.89 
Number of Employees33.25 K18.84 K
Market Capitalization20.22 B19.03 B
Total Asset2.46 B29.47 B
Retained Earnings1.5 B9.33 B
Working Capital24 M1.48 B
Current Asset1.77 B9.34 B
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