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Relatively High Forward Earnings Yield Detected in Shares of Marsh & Mclennan in the Insurance Brokers Industry (MMC, AON, AJG, BRO, EHTH)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Insurance Brokers industry with the highest forward earnings yields. Using projected earnings for the current fiscal year, the forward earnings yield is useful to compare a stock's return vs. owning a similar stock or other yield assets (e.g. bonds). Generally, the higher the earnings yield, the more undervalued the stock.

Marsh & Mclennan ranks highest with a forward earnings yield of 4.2%. Aon Plc is next with a forward earnings yield of 4.1%. Arthur J Gallagh ranks third highest with a forward earnings yield of 3.8%.

Brown & Brown follows with a forward earnings yield of 3.6%, and Ehealth Inc rounds out the top five with a forward earnings yield of 0.9%.

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Keywords: highest forward earnings yield marsh & mclennan aon plc arthur j gallagh brown & brown ehealth inc

Ticker(s): MMC AON AJG BRO EHTH