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Marsh & McLennan's (MMC) Q2 Earnings Miss, Revenue in Line

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Marsh & McLennan's (MMC) Q2 Earnings Miss, Revenue in Line

Marsh & McLennan's (MMC) Q2 results suffered from a rise in expense that outpaced revenue growth.

Have you been eager to see how Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. MMC performed in Q2 in comparison with the market expectations? Let’s quickly scan through the key facts from this popular global professional services company’s earnings release this morning.

An Earnings Miss

Marsh & McLennan came out with adjusted earnings of $1.10 per share, which missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $1.11.

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Earnings Surprise History

Marsh & McLennan has a decent earnings surprise history. The company delivered positive surprises in all the four trailing quarters, with an average beat of 4.5%.

Revenue Was In Line With the Expectations

Marsh & McLennan posted revenues of $3.7 billion, which was in line with the Zacks Consensus Estimate. The same increased 7% year over year.

Key Q2 Statistics

Total operating expenses of $3 billion was up 9% year over year.

The company repurchased 3.1 million shares of its common stock for $250 million in the second quarter.

What Zacks Rank Says

Marsh & McLennan carries a Zacks Rank #4 (Sell). However, since the latest earnings performance yet to be reflected in the estimate revisions, the rank is subject to change. You can see the complete list of today’s Zacks #1 (Strong Buy) Rank stocks here.

Check back later for our full write up on this Marsh & McLennan earnings report !

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