The secure transportation company is scheduled to report fourth-quarter earnings on Feb. 2. The company said Thursday it would not be including expenses from frozen U.S. pension plans or retirement packages from its former operations in the non-GAAP results. Analysts, on average, expect profit of 59 cents a share on $1.05 billion in revenue."One of the key factors to earnings growth during the next few years in our opinion will be the turnaround of the company's Mexican business, SPP, which was acquired at the end of 2010," Davenport analysts wrote in a report on Wednesday. "Mexico is the fifth largest armored transportation market in the world with total revenues estimated at $900mm. SPP is the largest provider of cash-in-transit services in Mexico and has been marginally profitable and ahead of the internal operating plan." Forward Annual Dividend Yield: 1.4% Rated "B- (Buy)" by TheStreet Ratings: The company's third-quarter gross profit margin was about the same as one year ago. Brink's has average liquidity. Its Quick Ratio is 1.11, which shows that the company can technically meet its short-term cash needs. In the third quarter, stockholders' net worth increased 3.23% from the previous year. TheStreet Ratings' price target is $32. The stock closed Thursday at $28.47.
Aon The human resource consulting company announced Jan. 13 it is redomiciling to the U.K. "The timing of the announcement surprised us but not its essence, particularly as Aon becomes an increasingly internationally-focused business and London is by far the largest international insurance hub in the world," Deutsche Bank analysts wrote in a report on Jan. 13. Forward Annual Dividend Yield: 1.3% Rated "A- (Buy)" by TheStreet Ratings: The company's third-uarter gross profit margin was about the same as a year ago. Aon has very weak liquidity. Its Quick Ratio is 0.29, which clearly demonstrates a lack of ability to meet its short-term cash needs. In the third quarter, stockholders' net worth increased 42.14% from the prior year. TheStreet Ratings' price target is $56.17. The stock closed Thursday at $47.65.
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