Aon plc (AON) Analysts See $2.35 EPS; Brookfield Asset Management Trimmed By $33.86 Million Its American Tower New (AMT) Stake

January 14, 2018 - By Vivian Park

Analysts expect Aon plc (NYSE:AON) to report $2.35 EPS on February, 9.They anticipate $0.21 EPS change or 8.20% from last quarter’s $2.56 EPS. AON’s profit would be $587.56 million giving it 14.53 P/E if the $2.35 EPS is correct. After having $1.29 EPS previously, Aon plc’s analysts see 82.17% EPS growth. The stock increased 0.95% or $1.28 during the last trading session, reaching $136.55. About 905,682 shares traded. Aon plc (NYSE:AON) has risen 21.47% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 4.77% the S&P500.

Brookfield Asset Management Inc decreased American Tower Corp New (AMT) stake by 9.47% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Brookfield Asset Management Inc sold 249,000 shares as American Tower Corp New (AMT)’s stock rose 18.69%. The Brookfield Asset Management Inc holds 2.38 million shares with $325.25M value, down from 2.63 million last quarter. American Tower Corp New now has $57.04B valuation. The stock decreased 1.46% or $1.97 during the last trading session, reaching $133. About 3.20 million shares traded or 52.83% up from the average. American Tower Corporation (NYSE:AMT) has risen 23.66% since January 14, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 6.96% the S&P500.

Among 14 analysts covering Aon Corporation (NYSE:AON), 3 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 21% are positive. Aon Corporation had 43 analyst reports since August 3, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “” rating given on Monday, August 3 by Janney Capital. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, July 17 with “Hold”. The rating was downgraded by M Partners to “Neutral” on Tuesday, August 9. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Monday, October 9 with “Hold”. On Monday, November 7 the stock rating was upgraded by Sandler O’Neill to “Buy”. The firm has “Outperform” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods given on Monday, November 21. On Monday, November 2 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Outperform”. Jefferies maintained it with “Buy” rating and $162.0 target in Tuesday, September 5 report. Barclays Capital maintained it with “Equal-Weight” rating and $140 target in Monday, October 16 report. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, September 5 with “Hold”.

Aon plc provides risk management services, insurance and reinsurance brokerage, and human resource consulting and outsourcing services worldwide. The company has market cap of $34.14 billion. The firm operates through two divisions, Risk Solutions and HR Solutions. It has a 21.27 P/E ratio. The Risk Solutions segment offers retail brokerage services, including affinity products, managing general underwriting, placement, captive management services, and data and analytics; risk management solutions for property liability, general liability, professional liability, directors' and officers' liability, transaction liability, cyber liability, workers' compensation, and various healthcare products; and health and benefits consulting services comprising structuring, funding, and administering employee benefit programs.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.2 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.04, from 1.16 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 36 investors sold AMT shares while 287 reduced holdings. 102 funds opened positions while 287 raised stakes. 378.31 million shares or 1.55% less from 384.25 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Ubs Asset Mgmt Americas holds 0.17% of its portfolio in American Tower Corporation (NYSE:REIT) for 1.39M shares. Allsquare Wealth Mgmt Llc invested 0.04% in American Tower Corporation (NYSE:REIT). The New York-based Cibc Ww Corporation has invested 0.08% in American Tower Corporation (NYSE:REIT). Swiss Savings Bank, Switzerland-based fund reported 1.57 million shares. Da Davidson & owns 12,535 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Pr Herzig And has 1.18% invested in American Tower Corporation (NYSE:REIT). Cls Invs reported 0% of its portfolio in American Tower Corporation (NYSE:REIT). Alkeon Cap Llc stated it has 1.27M shares or 1.29% of all its holdings. Matarin Cap Mgmt Limited Liability owns 27,720 shares. Beaumont Financial Prtn Limited Com invested in 0.05% or 3,064 shares. National Pension stated it has 0.27% in American Tower Corporation (NYSE:REIT). Supplemental Annuity Collective Tru Of Nj invested in 8,028 shares or 0.48% of the stock. Broad Run Investment Mngmt Ltd Liability Corp accumulated 2.42 million shares or 11.08% of the stock. Atria Invests Lc has invested 0.03% in American Tower Corporation (NYSE:REIT). Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Public School Empls Retrmt holds 34,904 shares or 0.07% of its portfolio.

Since August 18, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 9 sales for $21.94 million activity. 10,000 American Tower Corporation (NYSE:REIT) shares with value of $1.38 million were sold by DiSanto Edmund. $715,800 worth of American Tower Corporation (NYSE:REIT) was sold by THOMPSON SAMME L. TAICLET JAMES D JR sold $4.74M worth of stock. SHARBUTT DAVID E also sold $228,793 worth of American Tower Corporation (NYSE:REIT) on Wednesday, December 13. Sharma Amit sold $2.90 million worth of stock or 20,747 shares. 5,000 American Tower Corporation (NYSE:REIT) shares with value of $717,450 were sold by REEVE PAMELA D A.

Brookfield Asset Management Inc increased Phillips 66 Partners Lp (NYSE:PSXP) stake by 110,100 shares to 676,600 valued at $35.56M in 2017Q3. It also upped Norbord Inc. (NBRXF) stake by 24.53M shares and now owns 41.86M shares. Eversource Energy was raised too.

Among 18 analysts covering American Tower Corporation (NYSE:AMT), 17 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 94% are positive. American Tower Corporation had 67 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, November 29 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, April 11 by Guggenheim. The rating was maintained by KeyBanc Capital Markets on Monday, November 27 with “Buy”. The company was maintained on Monday, November 2 by Stifel Nicolaus. On Friday, July 14 the stock rating was maintained by Deutsche Bank with “Buy”. As per Monday, September 11, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. Macquarie Research maintained it with “Outperform” rating and $115 target in Monday, November 9 report. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Tuesday, August 8 by Oppenheimer. The stock of American Tower Corporation (NYSE:REIT) has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, August 10 by Citigroup. The firm has “Buy” rating by Zacks given on Monday, August 24.

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