Shaers of Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:MMC) have been recommended as a long term growth pick according to Beta Research. With the firm’s stock price currently trading around $83.49, the firm has proven a solid track record of growth over the past few years. Investors might consider the stock as a long term growth candidate as the firm has yielded 14.10% earnings per share growth over the past 5 years and 2.80% revenue growth over that same time frame.
Let’s take a look at how the stock has been performing recently. Over the past twelve months, Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (NYSE:MMC)’s stock was 23.52%. Over the last week of the month, it was -1.07%, 6.82% over the last quarter, and 13.76% for the past six months.
Over the past 50 days, Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.’s stock is -1.22% off of the high and 8.88% removed from the low. Their 52-Week High and Low are as follows: -1.22% (High), 33.95%, (Low).
Despite the past success, investors want to know where the stock is headed from here. Analysts covering the shares have a consensus short-term price target of $85.44 on the equity. Analysts have a consensus recommendation of 2.20 based on a 1 to 5 scale where 1 represents a Strong Buy and 5 a Strong Sell.