Aon Corp., Marsh & McLennan, Willis Group, and Brown & Brown Under StockCall's
LONDON, March 25, 2013
LONDON, March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
The outlook for insurance brokerage industry has improved significantly.
Insurance brokers such as Aon Plc (NYSE: AON), Marsh & McLennan Companies Inc.
(NYSE: MMC), Willis Group Holdings Plc (NYSE: WSH), and Brown & Brown Inc.
(NYSE: BRO) are expected to see earnings and revenue growth in 2013. However,
the industry is still facing a challenging macro environment. The industry is
also seeing regulatory changes. On Friday, insurance brokers ended mostly
higher, tracking gains in the broad market, which rallied erasing most of the
losses for the week.StockCall has released full comprehensive research on
AON, MMC, WSH, and BRO and these free technical analyses can be downloaded by
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Shares of Aon Plc rose sharply in Friday's trading session, extending their
gains for the week. Aon's shares rose 1.38% higher at $60.27 on volume of 1.72
million. The stock gained nearly 23% last week, making it one of the best
performers for the week. The company's shares are now trading close to their
52-week high of $61.87. The stock last week broke through $60 resistance
level, which is a bullish signal. It is also trading above its 50-day and
200-day moving averages, further confirming the bullish trend. The company's
shares currently face resistance at around $61. Free technical analysis on AON
available by signing up at
Shares of Marsh & McLennan Companies Inc. are currently trading close to
$37.50 resistance level. The stock had edged higher in Friday's trading
session, closing 0.73% higher at $37.40 on volume of 3.42 million.
Year-to-date, the insurance broker's shares have now gained a little over
9.20%, compared to a gain of nearly 9.20% for the S&P 500. Recent volume
activity and the stock's MACD chart indicate that market sentiment is bullish
on the stock. The stock is also trading well above its 50-day and 200-day
moving averages. Register today and access the free research on MMC at
Shares of Willis Group Holdings Plc edged lower on Friday; however, the losses
were limited. The stock touched a 52-week high of $39.09 for the day before
paring its gains to finish the day 0.44% lower at $38.62 on volume of 435,167.
Despite the pullback, Willis Group Holdings shares gained 1.60% last week. The
stock has had an excellent run so far in 2013, gaining more than 15%. The
company's shares broke through $38 resistance level last week, which is a
bullish signal. The stock's MACD chart also suggests that market sentiment is
positive on the stock. The free report on WSH can be downloaded by signing up
Brown & Brown Inc.'s shares rose sharply on Friday, touching a 52-week high of
$31.56. The stock ended at $31.56, up 1.54% from previous day's closing price.
Volume stood at 787,205, up from daily average of 694,507. Brown & Brown's
shares rose more than 3.10% last week even as the broad market posted modest
losses. The stock has outperformed the broad market for the year as well,
gaining more than 24%. The company's shares have seen a series of highs over
the past few weeks, which is a bullish signal. The upbeat trend is further
confirmed by recent volume activity and the stock's MACD chart. Free report on
BRO can be accessed by registering at
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