MMC : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Validus Estimates Cat Loss from Flood - Analyst Blog

    July 10, 2013
    Bermuda-based insurer, Validus Holdings Limited. expects to record a loss of $69.6 million, resulting from heavy flooding ...
  2. BRO Closes Beecher Carlson Deal - Analyst Blog

    July 2, 2013
    Brown & Brown Inc. culminated the acquisition of Beecher Carlson Holdings Inc.
  3. S&P Positive on Marsh & McLennan - Analyst Blog

    June 24, 2013
    Standard & Poor's Ratings Services (S&P) upgraded its outlook on Marsh & McLennan to positive from stable.
  4. Willis Group Beats EPS Estimates - Analyst Blog

    February 14, 2013
    Willis Group Holdings plc (WSH) reported fourth-quarter 2012 adjusted net income from continuing operations of 45 cents per ...
  5. Fitch Upgrades Marsh Ratings - Analyst Blog

    February 7, 2013
    Fitch Ratings upgraded the previously assigned Issuer Default Rating (IDR) and senior unsecured debt rating to "BBB+" from ...
  6. Willis Widens Canadian Presence - Analyst Blog

    December 3, 2012
    In an effort to consolidate its footprint in Canada, Willis North America, a unit of Willis Group Holdings plc (WSH), inked ...
  7. Willis Group Downgraded - Analyst Blog

    November 21, 2012
    We are downgrading Willis Group Holdings plc (WSH) to Underperform from Neutral on the back of weak performance in the third ...
  8. MMC Buys Massachusetts-Based Firm - Analyst Blog

    November 13, 2012
    Last week, Marsh & McLennan Agency LLC ("MMA") announced that it has acquired The Protector Group Insurance Agency Inc. MMA ...
  9. Aon Corp. Posts Mixed 2Q12 - Analyst Blog

    August 1, 2012
    Aon Corporation (AON) reported second quarter 2012 earnings of $1.02 per share, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate by a ...
  10. 2 Closed-End Funds for Global Dividends

    March 27, 2012
    Today, hears from Kevin Shacknofsky about strategies for capturing growth and dividends in two funds he manages, ...
  11. Obama’s Corporate Tax Proposal: Which Companies Will Take A Hit?

    February 24, 2012
    President Obama has proposed corporate tax cuts that will lower corporate income taxes from 35% to 28%, but claims he willl ...
  12. Towers Watson Merger Continues To Pay Dividends

    February 14, 2012
    Towers Perrin and Watson Wyatt merged in January 2010. Business is well and it's not to late to get on board.
  13. Will Consultants Feel The Pain?

    September 28, 2011
    Investors may be giving Towers Watson too much credit for having a hand in the firing business.
  14. Berkshire Hathaway Makes An Unusual Bid For Transatlantic

    August 10, 2011
    Berkshire makes an odd bid for an in-play reinsurance giant.
  15. Aon A Work In Progress

    February 8, 2011
    Aon's overall investment appeal hinges on yet-to-be-released cash flow details for 2010.
  16. It's Time to Hire Hewitt

    May 18, 2010
    Hewitt reported a tepid second-quarter, which provides opportunity for investors.
  17. Paychex Prepares For Hiring Mode

    December 31, 2009
    Paychex's operations will have to improve substantially to support the current share price.
  18. Hewitt Associates Sees Future Benefits

    November 16, 2009
    Hewitt Associates is a recognized industry leader that will benefit as customers outsource human resources.
  19. Is Boring Better?

    September 2, 2009
    It may be the case that boring stocks are better. Take a look at these three stocks and decide.
  20. Hewitt Associates Stays Steady

    August 17, 2009
    The only major knock on Hewitt Associate's investment appeal is its anemic top-line trends.
  21. Survey Says: Beginning Of End Of Insurance Soft Market

    February 18, 2009
    Rate declines in the single digits bring insurance industry closer to the end of the soft market.
  22. What You Talkin' About Willis?

    June 10, 2008
    Insurer Willis Group is buying rival Hilb Rogal & Hobbs for $2.1 billion. Is this a good move or a boondoggle by CEO Joe ...
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