Welch Group LLC Purchases 10823 Shares of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. (AJG)

Lloyd Doyle
September 6, 2017

The stock declined 0.38% or $0.66 reaching $174.08 per share. About shares traded. Artesian Resources Corporation (NASDAQ:ARTNA) has risen 34.39% since September 5, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 40.77% the S&P500. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors Inc. purchased a new stake in shares of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.in the first quarter valued at $215,000. Korea Investment Corp sold 45,100 shares as Gallagher Arthur J & Co (AJG)'s stock declined 2.07%. Voya Management Ltd Liability Corp holds 0.15% or 1.23 million shares in its portfolio. Paradigm Asset Management Co Llc acquired 53,650 shares as Gallagher Arthur Co. The lowest price the stock reached in the last trading day was $57.92 and compares with the $47.16 52-week low. Short shares decreased from 2,726,915 to 2,566,053 over that timeframe. Barclays PLC increased their price objective on shares of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. from $61.00 to $66.00 and gave the stock an "overweight" rating in a research report on Monday, July 3rd.

Cosan Limited has a consensus outperform rating from 6 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares now sold short amount to at least 0.89% of shares outstanding.

In other news, CFO Douglas K. Howell sold 20,000 shares of the company's stock in a transaction on Monday, June 19th. Palo Alto Networks Inc (NYSE:PANW) was raised too.

Since March 16, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 5 sales for $3.05 million activity. The insider English Frank E. Jr. sold 1,000 shares worth $58,490. Wells Fargo maintained Arthur J Gallagher & Co (NYSE:AJG) on Friday, April 28 with "Buy" rating. Shares for $439,365 were sold by Ziebell William F. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 1st will be given a $0.39 dividend. It increased, as 38 investors sold AJG shares while 144 reduced holdings. The correct version of this piece can be accessed at https://baseballnewssource.com/markets/arthur-j-gallagher-co-ajg-stake-raised-by-ffcm-llc/1581114.html.

Cosan Limited (CZZ) failed to surprise the stock market in its last reported earnings when it earned $0.44 a piece versus the consensus-estimated $0.75. Bnp Paribas Arbitrage owns 118,510 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio.

Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Norinchukin Bancorporation The holds 10,823 shares. 78,228 are owned by Cipher Ltd Partnership. Moreover, Martingale Asset Management LP has 0.43% invested in Arthur J Gallagher & Co (NYSE:AJG). Whittier has 79,249 shares for 0.18% of their portfolio. Mastrapasqua Asset Incorporated stated it has 29,805 shares or 0.37% of all its holdings.


Clear Harbor Asset Management Llc increased Alphabet Inc stake by 520 shares to 3,994 valued at $3.08 million in 2016Q4. 525,235 are held by Sumitomo Mitsui Holdg. HighTower Advisors LLC raised its stake in shares of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.by 4.7% during the first quarter. Pettyjohn Wood & White holds 2.49% or 103,245 shares. Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.'s revenue for the quarter was up 9.6% compared to the same quarter a year ago.

According to the latest research reports released, 4 analysts have issued a rating of "buy", 4 analysts "outperform", 7 analysts "hold", 1 analysts "underperform" and 0 analysts "sell". Therefore 45% are positive. The firm has "Buy" rating by Compass Point given on Friday, February 5. BidaskClub upgraded Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research note on Thursday, July 27th. (NYSE:AJG) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, July 27th. Wells Fargo & Company restated a "buy" rating on shares of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.in a research note on Wednesday, June 14th. The stock of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT) has "Strong Buy" rating given on Monday, November 30 by Raymond James.

08/07/2017 - Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. had its "neutral" rating reiterated by analysts at Citigroup.

The P/E ratio is 23.27 and the market cap is 10.40B. As per Wednesday, March 2, the company rating was downgraded by Robert W. Baird.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.22 in 2016 Q4. Its up 0.26, from 1.27 in 2016Q3. It is negative, as 49 investors sold MSFT shares while 897 reduced holdings. Analysts set a 12-month price target of $62.64 a share. Sei Invs Communication holds 0.13% or 220,529 shares. 145,780 were accumulated by Lawson Kroeker Inv Ne. (AJG) stake by 377.39% reported in 2016Q4 SEC filing. (NASDAQ:NFLX). 41,192 were reported by Westpac Corporation. Ccm Invest Advisers Lc holds 0.34% or 31,020 shares in its portfolio. Gradient Investments Ltd Liability invested in 488 shares. Amer Century invested in 29,363 shares. Bancorp Of Hawaii accumulated 3,996 shares. Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Calamos Ltd Llc holds 0.04% of its portfolio in Netflix, Inc. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. Therefore 75% are positive. GP Strategies had 8 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of Netflix, Inc. Zacks upgraded Artesian Resources Corporation (NASDAQ:ARTNA) rating on Friday, August 7. Also, insider Susan E. Pietrucha sold 3,601 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Thursday, August 31st. Barclays Capital maintained United States Steel Corporation (NYSE:X) rating on Monday, October 5. The stock of Arthur J Gallagher & Co (NYSE:AJG) earned "Buy" rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Thursday, August 17. SunTrust maintained Netflix, Inc.

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