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Aon PLC (AON) Files 10-K for the Fiscal Year Ended on December 31, 2018

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Aon PLC (AON) files its latest 10-K with SEC for the fiscal year ended on December 31, 2018. Aon PLC acts as a provider of risk management services, insurance and reinsurance brokerage, human resource consulting, and outsourcing solutions. The commercial risk solutions generate maximum revenue. Aon PLC has a market cap of $41.58 billion; its shares were traded at around $172.66 with a P/E ratio of 37.76 and P/S ratio of 3.96. The dividend yield of Aon PLC stocks is 0.92%. Aon PLC had annual average EBITDA growth of 7.10% over the past ten years. GuruFocus rated Aon PLC the business predictability rank of 2-star.


For the last quarter Aon PLC reported a revenue of $2.8 billion, compared with the revenue of $2.9 billion during the same period a year ago. For the latest fiscal year the company reported a revenue of $10.8 billion, an increase of 7.7% from last year. For the last five years Aon PLC had an average revenue decline of 2.9% a year.

The reported diluted earnings per share was $4.59 for the year, a decline of 2.3% from the previous year. Over the last five years Aon PLC had an EPS growth rate of 4.1% a year. The Aon PLC had a decent operating margin of 14.34%, compared with the operating margin of 9.79% a year before. The 10-year historical median operating margin of Aon PLC is 14.24%. The profitability rank of the company is 7 (out of 10).

At the end of the fiscal year, Aon PLC has the cash and cash equivalents of $656.0 million, compared with $756.0 million in the previous year. The long term debt was $6 billion, compared with $5.8 billion in the previous year. The interest coverage to the debt is 5.6. Aon PLC has a financial strength rank of 5 (out of 10).

At the current stock price of $172.66, Aon PLC is traded at 98.1% premium to its historical median P/S valuation band of $87.14. The P/S ratio of the stock is 3.96, while the historical median P/S ratio is 2.00. The intrinsic value of the stock is $45.80 a share, according to GuruFocus DCF Calculator. The stock gained 23.20% during the past 12 months.

For the complete 20-year historical financial data of AON, click here.

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