NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

Aon

(NYSE:

AON

) is Monday, January 30, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 15 cents per share. At a price of $47.26 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.3%.

The average volume for Aon has been 2.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Aon has a market cap of $15.2 billion and is part of the

financial

sector and

insurance

industry. Shares are up 1.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Aon Corporation provides risk management, insurance and reinsurance brokerage, and human resource consulting and outsourcing services in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.5, above the average insurance industry P/E ratio of 17.2 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Aon as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and attractive valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally poor debt management on most measures that we evaluated. You can view the full

Aon Ratings Report

.

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