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Shares of Willis Group Rank the Highest in Terms of Earnings Yield in the Insurance Brokers Industry (WSH, AJG, BRO, MMC, AON)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Insurance Brokers industry with the highest earnings yields. Earnings yield is useful to compare the relative benefit of owning a stock vs. owning other yield assets such as bonds. If the earnings yield is higher, stocks may be considered undervalued.

Willis Group ranks highest with a an earnings yield of 5.1%. Following is Arthur J Gallagher with a an earnings yield of 4.9%. Brown & Brown ranks third highest with a an earnings yield of 4.6%.

Marsh & McLennan follows with a an earnings yield of 4.5%, and AON rounds out the top five with a an earnings yield of 4.3%.

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