Brown & Brown, Inc. (NYSE:BRO) went up by 1.03% from its latest closing price when compared to the 1-year high value of $48.69 and move down -15.98%, while BRO stocks collected -2.03% of loss with the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 05/04/20 that Brown & Brown, Inc. Completes Acquisition of Loan Protector Insurance Services

Brown & Brown, Inc. (NYSE:BRO) Worth an Investment?

Brown & Brown, Inc. (NYSE: BRO) scored price to earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 27.35 times of increase in earnings at the present.

BRO Market Performance

BRO stocks went down by -2.03% for the week, with the monthly jump of 8.87% and a quarterly performance of 14.11%, while its annual performance rate touched 28.22%. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 3.06% for BRO stocks with the simple moving average of 7.56% for the last 200 days.

Analysts’ Opinion on Brown & Brown, Inc. (NYSE:BRO)

Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for BRO stocks, with Morgan Stanley repeating the rating for BRO shares by setting it to “Equal-Weight”. The predicted price for BRO socks in the upcoming period according to Morgan Stanley is $19 based on the research report published on December 5, 2019.

Credit Suisse, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see BRO stock at the price of $19. The rating they have provided for BRO stocks is “Neutral” according to the report published on August 7, 2018.

SunTrust gave “ Buy” rating to BRO stocks, setting the target price at $19 in the report published on December 6, 2017.

BRO Stocks 9.43% Far from 50 Day Moving Average

After a stumble in the market that brought BRO to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, Brown & Brown, Inc. was unable to take a rebound, for now settling with -13.78% of loss for the given period.

The stock volatility was left at 2.39%, however, within the period of a single month, the volatility rate increased by 3.72%, while the shares surge at the distance of +9.35% for the moving average in the last 20 days. In oppose to the moving average for the last 50 days, trading by +16.71% upper at the present time.

In the course of the last 5 trading sessions, BRO went down by -2.03%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200 days to the total of +13.80% of gains for the stock in comparison to the 20-day moving average settled at $40.91. In addition, Brown & Brown, Inc. saw 6.33% in overturn over the period of a single year with a tendency to cut further gains.

BRO Stock Insider Trading

Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at Brown & Brown, Inc. (BRO), starting from Walker Chris L, who sold 4,469 shares at the price of $48.46 back on Feb 20. After this action, Rushing now owns 35,443 shares of Brown & Brown, Inc., valued at $216,578 with the latest closing price.

PENNY JEROME SCOTT, the EVP Chief Acquisitions Officer of Brown & Brown, Inc., sold 30,000 shares at the value of $39.47 during a trade that took place back on Dec 19, which means that PENNY JEROME SCOTT is holding 357,056 shares at the value of $1,184,001 based on the most recent closing price.

BRO Stock Fundamentals

The current profitability levels are settled at +28.38 for the present operating margin and +94.62 for gross margin. The net margin for Brown & Brown, Inc. stands at +16.12. Total capital return value is set at 14.11, while invested capital returns managed to touch 8.14.

Based on Brown & Brown, Inc. (BRO), the company’s capital structure generated 52.73 points for debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is set at the value of 34.53. Total debt to assets is settled at the value of 22.83 with long-term debt to equity ratio rests at 11.67 and long-term debt to capital is 49.79.

The value for Enterprise to Sales is 4.76 with debt to enterprise value settled at 0.15. The receivables turnover for Brown & Brown, Inc. is 2.50 with the total asset turnover at the value of 0.33.