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Lowest Beta in the Insurance Brokers Industry Detected in Shares of Willis Group (WSH, BRO, AJG, AON, MMC)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Insurance Brokers industry with the lowest betas. Lower-beta stocks mean minimal volatility and are therefore generally considered to be a less risk and offer more stable returns.

Willis Group ranks lowest with a a beta of 0.8. Following is Brown & Brown with a a beta of 0.8. Arthur J Gallagher ranks third lowest with a a beta of 0.9.

AON follows with a a beta of 1.0, and Marsh & McLennan rounds out the bottom five with a a beta of 1.0.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Marsh & McLennan on February 5th, 2016 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $54.42. Since that recommendation, shares of Marsh & McLennan have risen 12.8%. We continue to monitor Marsh & McLennan for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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