"MMC has demonstrated some of the strongest and most consistent EPS results within the group over the last five years driven largely through improvement in core pre-tax operating earnings," analysts said.
Since the beginning of 2014, the company has increased capital deployment through a diversified approach on buyback, dividend and M&A, analysts noted.
The New York-based company provides advice and solutions primarily in the areas of risk, strategy, and people worldwide.
Its shares closed down today by 1.21% to $57.89.
Separately, TheStreet Ratings team rates MARSH & MCLENNAN COS as a Buy with a ratings score of A+. TheStreet Ratings Team has this to say about their recommendation:
"We rate MARSH & MCLENNAN COS (MMC) a BUY. This is based on the convergence of positive investment measures, which should help this stock outperform the majority of stocks that we rate. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, notable return on equity, solid stock price performance and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value."
Highlights from the analysis by TheStreet Ratings Team goes as follows: