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Here's Why Brown & Brown (BRO) is a Strong Growth Stock

For new and old investors, taking full advantage of the stock market and investing with confidence are common goals.

Many investors also have a go-to methodology that helps guide their buy and sell decisions. One way to find winning stocks based on your preferred way of investing is to use the Zacks Style Scores, which are indicators that rate stocks based on three widely-followed investing types: value, growth, and momentum.

Why This 1 Growth Stock Should Be On Your Watchlist

Different than value or momentum investors, growth-oriented investors are concerned with a stock's future prospects, and the overall financial health and strength of a company. Thus, they'll want to focus on the Growth Style Score, which analyzes characteristics like projected and historical earnings, sales, and cash flow to find stocks that will see sustainable growth over time.

Brown & Brown (BRO)

Headquartered in Daytona Beach, Fl and founded in 1939, Brown & Brown, Inc. markets and sells insurance products and services primarily in the United States, as well as in London, Bermuda, and the Cayman Islands.

BRO boasts a Growth Style Score of B and VGM Score of B, and holds a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold) rating. Its bottom-line is projected to rise 5.5% year-over-year for 2022, while Wall Street anticipates its top line to improve by 17.7%.

Three analysts revised their earnings estimate upwards in the last 60 days, and the Zacks Consensus Estimate has increased $0.03 to $2.31 per share for 2022. BRO boasts an average earnings surprise of 7.5%.

Looking at cash flow, Brown & Brown is expected to report cash flow growth of 26.8% this year; BRO has generated cash flow growth of 15.8% over the past three to five years.

BRO should be on investors' short lists because of its impressive growth fundamentals, a good Zacks Rank, and strong Growth and VGM Style Scores.


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