Last $45.80 USD
Change Today +0.43 / 0.95%
Volume 475.3K
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arthur j gallagher & co (AJG) Snapshot

Open
$45.43
Previous Close
$45.37
Day High
$45.85
Day Low
$45.40
52 Week High
01/22/14 - $49.46
52 Week Low
04/9/14 - $42.97
Market Cap
7.3B
Average Volume 10 Days
814.7K
EPS TTM
$2.35
Shares Outstanding
159.0M
EX-Date
12/3/14
P/E TM
19.5x
Dividend
$1.44
Dividend Yield
3.12%
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arthur j gallagher & co (AJG) Details

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. and its subsidiaries provide insurance brokerage and risk management services to various commercial, industrial, institutional, and governmental organizations. It operates in two segments, Brokerage and Risk Management. The Brokerage segment primarily consists of retail and wholesale brokerage operations. Its retail brokerage operations negotiate and place property/casualty, employer-provided health and welfare insurance, and retirement solutions primarily for middle-market commercial, industrial, public entity, religious, and not-for-profit entities. This segment’s wholesale brokerage operations assist company’s brokers, and other unaffiliated brokers and agents in the placement of specialized and hard to place insurance programs. It also acts as a brokerage wholesaler, and managing general agent or managing general underwriter distributing specialized insurance coverages for insurance carriers; and performs activities, including marketing, underwriting, issuing policies, collecting premiums, appointing and supervising other agents, paying claims, and negotiating reinsurance. The Risk Management segment offers contract claim settlement and administration services for enterprises that choose to self-insure some or all of their property/casualty coverages, and for insurance companies that choose to outsource some or all of their property/casualty claims departments. This segment also offers integrated disability management programs, information services, risk control consulting (loss control) services, and appraisal services. The company provides its services through a network of insurance brokers and consultants. It operates primarily in the United States, Australia, Bermuda, New Zealand, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. was founded in 1927 and is headquartered in Itasca, Illinois.

16,336 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/7/14
Founded in 1927

arthur j gallagher & co (AJG) Top Compensated Officers

Executive Chairman, Chief Executive Officer a...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.0M
Chief Financial Officer and Corporate Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $700.0K
Corporate Vice President and President of Ret...
Total Annual Compensation: $800.0K
Corporate Vice President and President of Emp...
Total Annual Compensation: $725.0K
Corporate Vice President and President of Who...
Total Annual Compensation: $550.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

arthur j gallagher & co (AJG) Key Developments

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Declares Regular Fourth Quarter Cash Dividend, Payable on December 19, 2014

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.36 per share on the common stock of the company, payable on December 19, 2014 to stockholders of record as of December 5, 2014.

Arthur J Gallagher Announces Executive Changes

Arthur J Gallagher announced that it is promoting Phil Branch to chief operating officer, while also creating three new area managing director roles. In changes coming into effect from October 23, 2014, Lloyd's and London market specialty operations director Branch will become UK retail COO, while finance planning and analysis director at Gallagher's international business Kay Smith becomes UK retail chief financial officer. Additionally, specialty casualty MD Declan Durkan becomes managing director for national broking and placement, while the UK property and casualty team will also join the UK retail structure. The company has also promoted South West, Midlands and North East regional managers Gary Fletcher, Peter Matthews and Jon Simpkin to new area MD roles. In addition to retaining their current roles, the trio of former Oval brokers will sit on the new executive team as representatives of Gallagher's regional managers. At the same time, real estate, public sector and education, and credit and surety leader Nick Sharp will join the UK retail executive as niche practice managing director. Announcing the changes the company said the new structure would allow the new practice leads and regional MDs to focus on growing their businesses.

Arthur J Gallagher & Co. Announces Executive Changes

Peter Blanc, chief executive of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co's, has left the business. Arthur J. Gallagher International UK commercial director Janice Deakin will take over as UK retail chief executive with immediate effect.

 

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