Brown & Brown
What analysts say:
- Buy, sell, or hold? Analysts think investors should stand pat on Brown & Brown with 11 of 14 analysts rating it hold. Analysts don't like Brown & Brown as much as competitor Arthur J. Gallagher overall. Four out of 13 analysts rate Arthur J. Gallagher a buy compared to three of 14 for Brown & Brown. Analysts still rate the stock a hold, but they are a bit more wary about it compared to three months ago.
- Revenue forecasts: On average, analysts predict $257.7 million in revenue this quarter. That would represent a rise of 5.8% from the year-ago quarter.
- Wall Street earnings expectations: The average analyst estimate is earnings of 30 cents per share. Estimates range from 29 cents to 32 cents.
What our community says:
CAPS All Stars are solidly backing the stock with 96.4% granting it an "outperform" rating. The community at large agrees with the All Stars with 91.4% awarding it a rating of "outperform." Fools are keen on Brown & Brown, though the message boards have been quiet lately with only 52 posts in the past 30 days. Brown & Brown has a bullish CAPS rating of five out of five stars that is about on par with the Fool community assessment.
Brown & Brown's profit has risen year over year by an average of 12.6%. Revenue has now gone up for three straight quarters.
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