Aon Plc Stock Hits New 52-Week High (AON)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Aon plc (NYSE: AON) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $61.64, above its previous 52-week high of $61.48 with 659,375 shares traded as of 11:16 a.m. ET. Average volume has been 1.8 million shares over the past 30 days.

Aon plc has a market cap of $18.71 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 9.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Aon plc provides risk management services, insurance and reinsurance brokerage, and human resource consulting and outsourcing services primarily in the United States, the Americas, the United Kingdom, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.1, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Aon plc as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, revenue growth, attractive valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. You can view the full Aon plc Ratings Report.

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