More Pressure On The Horizon: Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (MMC)

Wall Street analysts will be watching closely when Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:MMC) reports its quarterly earnings next, which is scheduled for Thu 31 Jan (In 18 Days). Looking at the latest analyst forecasts, the current earnings-per-share (EPS) consensus estimate is sitting at $1.20 per share. In the preceding quarter, the company reportedly generated EPS of $0.78 per share of its common stock. Looking at profitability indicators, this organization has an operating margin of 18.90%, a profit margin of 10.20% and a gross margin of .

Speaking of Wall Street analysts, a number of market experts at top investment banks have recently posted their updated ratings on shares of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:MMC). Most recently, on September 25th, 2018, Raymond James Downgrade a Underperform rating. Before that, on August 7th, 2018, Credit Suisse Initiated to Neutral. Goldman Initiated a Neutral rating on December 4th, 2017, Deutsche Bank Downgrade an Hold rating on October 4th, 2017, and BofA/Merrill Upgrade a Buy rating on January 27th, 2017.

At its current price point, combined with the fact that this company has 505.63M shares outstanding, the current market capitalization sits at 41.03B. In the last trading day, 1,316,294 shares of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. were traded, which compares to its usual volume of about 1.95M shares per day of trading.

If we compare this company’s current price to its recent pricing activity, we can see that the price has changed by $1.23 in the past five trading days, resulting in a percentage change of +1.54% and a moving average of 80.92. In the past 20 days, its price changed by -$2.80 (which is -3.34%) and the stock’s moving average was 79.93. Looking back a full 50 days, shares of MMC changed by -$1.21 (which is -1.47%) and demonstrated a moving average of 83.71.

Staying in the same analytical area, this company’s stock has demonstrated a 9-day Stochastic %K score of 92.40%, a 14-day Stochastic %K score of 92.68% and a 20-day Stochastic %K score of 64.32%. Using a similar metric, Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (MMC) shares showed a Stochastic %D of 92.46% over the past 9 days, a Stochastic %D score of 85.43% over the last 14 days, and a 20-day Stochastic %D of 60.75%. Meanwhile, this stock’s MACD Oscillator was 1.02 over the past 9 days, 1.91 over the past two weeks, and 1.24 in the last 20 days.

As recent trading data suggests, this company’s shares have been hovering close to the $81.15 level. Over the past 12 months, this stock has experienced a high price of $89.59 and a low of $74.30. Top market experts pay heightened attention to a stock as it is getting closer to a notable historic high price or low price.

T Rowe Price Associates Inc sold more shares of this company during the last fiscal quarter, as we can observe in the latest corresponding filing from Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:MMC) with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). This specific major shareholder, at the end of the quarter, held 37,424,619 shares of the company’s stock following the subtraction of -3,222,228 to this investor’s holdings during the three-month period. This share count represents that T Rowe Price Associates Inc now held 7.43% stake in Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (MMC)’s shares.

Just in the most recent trading day, Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:MMC) experienced a high price of $81.16 and low point of $80.38. At the end of the last trading session, this stock was at 81.15 per share, following a loss of -$0.46, or -0.38% during the full day.