Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (MMC)

171.24 -0.41%
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Pros
Revenue growth higher than the industry and sector averages
Forward dividend yield higher than the industry and sector averages
Cons
Stock price high relative to the 52-week range
Company’s profitability is declining
Forward PEG ratio high relative to industry peers
High short interest

Pros

  1. MMC quarterly revenue growth was 4.10%, higher than the industry and sector average revenue growth (-0.37% and 2.14%, respectively). See MMC revenue growth chart.
  2. MMC forward dividend yield is 1.53%, higher than the industry (0.29%) and sector (0.81%) forward dividend yields. See MMC forward dividend chart.

Cons

  1. MMC stock price ($173.91) is at the 52-week high. Perhaps now is a good time to sell? See MMC price chart.
  2. MMC profitability is declining. The YoY profit margin change was -2.74 percentage points. See MMC profitability chart.
  3. MMC PEG ratio (P/E adjusted for growth) is 2.76, which is high compared to its industry peers’ PEG ratios. See MMC PEG chart.
  4. MMC short interest (days to cover the shorts) ratio is 2.56. The stock garners more short interest than the average industry, sector or S&P 500 stock. See MMC short interest ratio chart.