Aon Stock Hits New 52-Week High (AON)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Aon (NYSE: AON) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it traded at $52.09 compared with its previous 52-Week high of $52.07. Aon is changing hands at $52.06 with 557,361 shares traded as of 10:52 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 2.3 million shares over the past 30 days. Aon has a market cap of $16.6 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 12.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Aon Corporation provides risk and insurance brokerage services and consulting services worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.4, below the average insurance industry P/E ratio of 21.9 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 23.4.

TheStreet Ratings rates Aon as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full Aon Ratings Report.

See all 52-week high stocks or get investment ideas from our investment research center.

null

More from Markets

Trump Takes Aim at Auto Imports; Markets End Mixed -- ICYMI

Trump Takes Aim at Auto Imports; Markets End Mixed -- ICYMI

Video: What Oprah's Content Partnership With Apple Means for the Rest of Tech

Video: What Oprah's Content Partnership With Apple Means for the Rest of Tech

REPLAY: Jim Cramer on the Markets, Oil, Starbucks, Tesla, Okta and Red Hat

REPLAY: Jim Cramer on the Markets, Oil, Starbucks, Tesla, Okta and Red Hat

Flashback Friday: The Market Movers

Flashback Friday: The Market Movers

OPEC Deal Doesn't Boost Production Enough to Drive Down Crude, Gasoline Prices

OPEC Deal Doesn't Boost Production Enough to Drive Down Crude, Gasoline Prices