Affiliated Managers Group, Inc. (AMG) Is At $213.97 Formed Wedge; 8 Analysts Covering Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (MMC)

Affiliated Managers Group, Inc. (AMG) formed wedge up with $222.53 target or 4.00% above today’s $213.97 share price. Affiliated Managers Group, Inc. (AMG) has $11.89B valuation. The stock increased 0.93% or $1.97 during the last trading session, reaching $213.97. About 259,923 shares traded. Affiliated Managers Group, Inc. (NYSE:AMG) has declined 5.60% since January 23, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 22.30% the S&P500.

Among 15 analysts covering Marsh & McLennan (NYSE:MMC), 8 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 53% are positive. Marsh & McLennan had 33 analyst reports since September 8, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, July 10 by RBC Capital Markets. RBC Capital Markets maintained Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:MMC) on Thursday, July 27 with “Buy” rating. As per Friday, April 28, the company rating was maintained by Wells Fargo. On Monday, October 2 the stock rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Buy”. Keefe Bruyette & Woods maintained the shares of MMC in report on Thursday, August 17 with “Buy” rating. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Buy” on Friday, June 2. The company was maintained on Friday, October 27 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The company was maintained on Friday, December 8 by RBC Capital Markets. On Tuesday, September 5 the stock rating was maintained by Jefferies with “Hold”. Keefe Bruyette & Woods upgraded the stock to “Outperform” rating in Wednesday, January 13 report. See Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:MMC) latest ratings:

21/12/2017 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Buy New Target: $94.0 Maintain
08/12/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $93.0 Maintain
04/12/2017 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Buy New Target: $92.0 Maintain
06/12/2017 Broker: UBS Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Neutral Downgrade
04/12/2017 Broker: Goldman Sachs Rating: Neutral New Target: $88 Initiates Coverage On
27/10/2017 Broker: Keefe Bruyette & Woods Rating: Buy New Target: $88.0 Maintain
16/10/2017 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Overweight Old Target: $92 New Target: $93 Maintain
13/10/2017 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Hold New Target: $87.0 Maintain
04/10/2017 Broker: Deutsche Bank Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Hold Downgrade
02/10/2017 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Buy New Target: $85.0 Maintain

The stock increased 0.77% or $0.63 during the last trading session, reaching $82.71. About 1.79M shares traded. Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:MMC) has risen 16.25% since January 23, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.45% the S&P500.

Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc., a professional services firm, provides advice and solutions in the areas of risk, strategy, and people worldwide. The company has market cap of $42.21 billion. It operates through two divisions, Risk and Insurance Services; and Consulting. It has a 22.66 P/E ratio. The Risk and Insurance Services segment offers risk management services, such as risk advice, risk transfer, risk control, and mitigation solutions, as well as insurance, reinsurance broking, catastrophe and financial modeling services, and related advisory services.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.95 in 2017 Q3. Its down 0.02, from 0.97 in 2017Q2. It fall, as 56 investors sold Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. shares while 215 reduced holdings. 61 funds opened positions while 196 raised stakes. 425.59 million shares or 1.13% more from 420.82 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Credit Agricole S A holds 186,474 shares or 0.05% of its portfolio. Thompson Siegel & Walmsley Limited Liability has invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:MMC). Virtus Inv Advisers holds 0.46% in Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:MMC) or 52,133 shares. Girard Prns Limited invested 0.89% of its portfolio in Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:MMC). Moreover, Apriem Advsr has 0.07% invested in Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:MMC). Guardian Life Ins Commerce Of America has 1,165 shares. Amp Invsts Limited accumulated 325,712 shares. Whitnell & has 56 shares. Mason Street Advsr Lc owns 71,148 shares. Choate has 8,674 shares for 0.04% of their portfolio. Macquarie Ltd, Australia-based fund reported 8.26M shares. Dubuque Financial Bank & Tru stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:MMC). Putnam Fl Inv Management Co holds 1.76% or 219,735 shares. Nikko Asset Management Americas holds 3,700 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. 60,699 are held by Becker Capital Management.

Since August 21, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 2 selling transactions for $53.53 million activity. $2.32 million worth of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:MMC) was sold by Gilbert E Scott on Monday, August 21. $51.21M worth of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:MMC) shares were sold by Glaser Daniel S.

Analysts await Affiliated Managers Group, Inc. (NYSE:AMG) to report earnings on January, 29. They expect $4.50 earnings per share, up 18.42% or $0.70 from last year’s $3.8 per share. AMG’s profit will be $250.12 million for 11.89 P/E if the $4.50 EPS becomes a reality. After $3.41 actual earnings per share reported by Affiliated Managers Group, Inc. for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 31.96% EPS growth.

Among 10 analysts covering Affiliated Managers Group (NYSE:AMG), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 70% are positive. Affiliated Managers Group has $256 highest and $13 lowest target. $198.64’s average target is -7.16% below currents $213.97 stock price. Affiliated Managers Group had 46 analyst reports since August 9, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Goldman Sachs on Monday, March 21 with “Buy”. The stock of Affiliated Managers Group, Inc. (NYSE:AMG) earned “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Wednesday, June 14. The firm has “Buy” rating by Deutsche Bank given on Friday, August 5. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, December 21 by Keefe Bruyette & Woods. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, August 17 by Deutsche Bank. The company was maintained on Friday, September 18 by Deutsche Bank. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, January 19 by Citigroup. The stock of Affiliated Managers Group, Inc. (NYSE:AMG) earned “Outperform” rating by Credit Suisse on Friday, August 11. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Citigroup given on Tuesday, December 15. As per Wednesday, October 4, the company rating was maintained by Barrington.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.91 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.01, from 0.9 in 2017Q2. It improved, as 34 investors sold Affiliated Managers Group, Inc. shares while 158 reduced holdings. 50 funds opened positions while 125 raised stakes. 49.56 million shares or 1.61% less from 50.37 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Hirtle Callaghan & Com Ltd Liability reported 68 shares. Sterling Cap Mgmt Limited Liability Com holds 733,449 shares or 1.31% of its portfolio. Kentucky Retirement has 0.05% invested in Affiliated Managers Group, Inc. (NYSE:AMG) for 3,475 shares. Dimensional Fund Advsrs Lp invested in 0.02% or 295,150 shares. Pnc Financial Svcs Group Incorporated holds 0% or 14,373 shares in its portfolio. Ubs Asset Management Americas owns 154,807 shares or 0.03% of their US portfolio. Synovus Fin Corp stated it has 4,699 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Aviva Public Ltd Liability Corp accumulated 0.04% or 34,829 shares. Sumitomo Life Insurance Comm has invested 0.09% of its portfolio in Affiliated Managers Group, Inc. (NYSE:AMG). Comerica Natl Bank holds 0.02% or 14,122 shares. Honeywell Intll reported 145,650 shares. The Alaska-based State Of Alaska Department Of Revenue has invested 0.05% in Affiliated Managers Group, Inc. (NYSE:AMG). New Mexico Educational Retirement Board has 0.05% invested in Affiliated Managers Group, Inc. (NYSE:AMG). Boltwood Cap Management owns 5,750 shares or 0.71% of their US portfolio. Assetmark holds 0% or 104 shares in its portfolio.