Could Marsh & Mclennan Companies (NYSE:MMC) See a Reversal After More Sellers Came In?

July 17, 2017 - By Linda Rogers

 Could Marsh & Mclennan Companies (NYSE:MMC) See a Reversal After More Sellers Came In?

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.18 in Q4 2016. Its down 0.02, from 1.2 in 2016Q3. It worsened, as 28 investors sold Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. shares while 218 reduced holdings. 78 funds opened positions while 213 raised stakes. 423.00 million shares or 0.21% more from 422.10 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported.
Cramer Rosenthal Mcglynn Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 142,450 shares. Apriem holds 200 shares. State Street holds 23.17 million shares. Tru Department Mb Bankshares N A holds 159 shares. Highstreet Asset Management invested 0.31% in Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:MMC). Gratry And Communications Limited Liability stated it has 3,830 shares or 0.23% of all its holdings. Segment Wealth Management Ltd Liability stated it has 1.19% in Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:MMC). 10,400 were accumulated by Daiwa Sb Invests. Massachusetts-based Braver Wealth Mgmt Ltd Liability has invested 0.11% in Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:MMC). Macquarie Grp Inc has 10.73 million shares for 1.39% of their portfolio. Employees Retirement Systems Of Texas stated it has 0.16% in Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:MMC). Boston Private Wealth Ltd holds 0.49% or 175,132 shares in its portfolio. Robeco Institutional Asset Mgmt Bv has invested 0.44% in Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:MMC). Gateway Advisers owns 535,022 shares for 0.34% of their portfolio. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Mgmt Communications, a Wisconsin-based fund reported 9,477 shares.

Since February 6, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 10 selling transactions for $94.64 million activity. 2,023 shares were sold by McDonald Scott, worth $141,744 on Monday, February 6. Zaffino Peter also sold $2.15 million worth of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:MMC) on Thursday, March 2. On Monday, March 13 the insider RAPPORT ROBERT J sold $517,952. 488,487 shares were sold by Glaser Daniel S, worth $35.74 million on Wednesday, March 8. The insider Ledford Laurie sold 184,305 shares worth $13.64M. 87,180 shares were sold by Beshar Peter J, worth $6.46 million on Friday, March 3. The insider Gilbert E Scott sold 41,474 shares worth $3.02M.

The stock of Marsh & Mclennan Companies (NYSE:MMC) registered an increase of 1.22% in short interest. MMC’s total short interest was 5.41 million shares in July as published by FINRA. Its up 1.22% from 5.35 million shares, reported previously. With 1.69M shares average volume, it will take short sellers 3 days to cover their MMC’s short positions.

The stock decreased 0.01% or $0.01 on July 14, reaching $78.86. About shares traded. Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:MMC) has risen 16.25% since July 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.45% the S&P500.

Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. is a professional services firm offering clients advice and solutions in risk, strategy and people. The company has market cap of $40.70 billion. The Firm is the parent firm of various risk advisors and specialty consultants, including Marsh, the insurance broker; Guy Carpenter, the risk and reinsurance specialist; Mercer, the well-known provider of human resource and investment related financial advice and services, and Oliver Wyman Group, the management and economic consultancy. It has a 22.21 P/E ratio. It conducts business through two divisions: Risk and Insurance Services, which includes risk management activities, as well as insurance and reinsurance broking and services, and Consulting includes health, retirement, talent and investments consulting services and products, and specialized management, economic and brand consulting services.

Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:MMC) Ratings Coverage

Among 11 analysts covering Marsh & McLennan (NYSE:MMC), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 64% are positive. Marsh & McLennan had 17 analyst reports since September 8, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Friday, April 28 by Wells Fargo. As per Friday, April 29, the company rating was maintained by M Partners. Citigroup maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, July 13 report. The rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Buy” on Friday, June 2. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, July 10 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm earned “Neutral” rating on Monday, September 21 by Sterne Agee CRT. The stock has “Outperform” rating by Keefe Bruyette & Woods on Wednesday, January 13. BMO Capital Markets upgraded the stock to “Outperform” rating in Friday, November 4 report. The stock has “Hold” rating by Jefferies on Friday, June 16. The firm has “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Friday, February 5.

More recent Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:MMC) news were published by: Streetinsider.com which released: “Marsh & McLennan (MMC) Subsidiary Mercer Announces Equity Investment in …” on July 12, 2017. Also Nasdaq.com published the news titled: “Marsh & McLennan’s (MMC) Unit Launches New Digital Offering” on July 11, 2017. Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (MMC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for July 07 …” with publication date: July 06, 2017 was also an interesting one.

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