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Relatively High Future Earnings Growth Detected in Shares of Willis Group in the Insurance Brokers Industry (WSH, AJG, MMC, AON, BRO)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Insurance Brokers industry with the highest future earnings growth. The growth of earnings per share (next fiscal year estimated vs. current fiscal year estimated) is important to gauge future profitability and relative value. Higher EPS growth generally justifies higher earnings multiples.

Willis Group ranks highest with a future earnings growth of 14.0%. Arthur J Gallagher is next with a future earnings growth of 12.6%. Marsh & McLennan ranks third highest with a future earnings growth of 10.1%.

AON follows with a future earnings growth of 9.4%, and Brown & Brown rounds out the top five with a future earnings growth of 8.9%.

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