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  • Revenues ($M)
    $5,392
  • Revenue Percent Change
    16.6%
  • Profits ($M)
    $357
  • Profits Percent Change
    17.6%
  • Assets ($M)
    $10,914
  • Employees
    21,537
  • Market Value — as of March 31, 2016 ($M)
    $7,878
  • Previous Rank
    558
  • Morning Consult Brand Index
    D-

To say that Arthur J. Gallagher had a busy year is an understatement. In 2015, the Illinois-based insurance broker acquired 42 companies–15 of which were completed in the fourth quarter–with estimated revenues totaling $223 million. The company’s net revenue amounted to $5.4 billion.

Company Info

CEO
J. Patrick Gallagher Jr.
Sector
Financials
Industry
Diversified Financials
HQ Location
Itasca, IL
Websitehttp://www.ajg.com
Years on Fortune 500 List1
Employees21,537

Key Financials (last fiscal year)

$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$5,39216.6%
Profits ($M)$35717.6%
Assets ($M)$10,914-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$3,638-
Market Value — as of March 31, 2016 ($M)$7,878-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues6.6%
Profits as % of Assets3.3%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity9.8%

Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)

Earnings Per Share ($)2.06
EPS % Change (from 2014)4.6%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)4.4%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)20.5%

Total Return

Total Return to Investors (2015)-10.1%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)11.2%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)7.5%