LONDON, December 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
On Tuesday, December 24, 2013, the U.S. equity market edged higher as the S&P 500 ended the day at 1,833.32, up 0.29%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at 16,357.55, up 0.39%; and the NASDAQ Composite finished at 4,155.42, up 0.16%. The S&P 500 Financials Sector Index edged higher, closing the day at 293.68, up 0.18%. The S&P 500 Insurance Brokers Sub Industry Index gained 0.76% to close at 405.63; and the same has advanced 2.00% in the last one month and 10.19% in the previous three months, outperforming the S&P 500, which has advanced 1.71% and 8.30%, during the respective periods. The major movers in the industry included Marsh & McLennan Companies Inc. (NYSE: MMC), Aon PLC (NYSE: AON), Arthur J Gallagher & Company (NYSE: AJG), and Willis Group Holdings PLC. (NYSE: WSH). AAAResearchReports.com has completed their technical analysis on MMC, AON, AJG, and WSH and these free reports are accessible by registering at:
Shares in Marsh & McLennan Cos. Inc. edged higher on Tuesday, hitting a new 52-week high of $48.48. The company's stock ended the day at $48.29, up 0.42% from the previous day's closing price of $48.09. A total of 0.74 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 2.10 million. The company's shares have gained 1.28% in the last one month and 9.65% in the previous three months, compared to a gain of 1.71% and 8.30% in the S&P 500 during the respective periods. Moreover, Marsh & McLennan Cos. Inc.'s stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $46.83 and $42.09, respectively. Sign up for free technical research on MMC at:
On Tuesday, Aon PLC's stock advanced to close the day at $83.62, which is 1.14% higher than the previous day's closing price of $82.68. The company's shares vacillated between $82.66 and $83.80 during the trading session. A total of 0.58 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 1.79 million. The company's shares have gained 2.77% in the last one month and 10.75% in the previous three months, outperforming the S&P 500, which has advanced 1.71% and 8.30%, during the respective periods. Additionally, Aon PLC's stock is trading near its 52-week high of $84.06 and above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $80.17 and $69.53, respectively. Be sure to read our latest technical research on AON by registering at:
Shares in Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. edged 0.17% higher on Tuesday, finishing the day at $46.19, after trading between $45.94 and $46.52. A total of 0.34 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 0.67 million. The company's shares have advanced 0.39% in the previous three trading sessions and 4.31% in the last three months, underperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 1.31% and 8.30%, during the respective periods. Furthermore, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.'s stock is trading above its 200-day moving average of $44.24. Sign up and read the complimentary report on AJG at:
On Tuesday, shares in Willis Group Holdings PLC edged higher to end the day at $44.96, up 0.18% from the previous day's closing price of $44.88. The company's shares fluctuated between $44.82 and $45.06 during the trading session. A total of 0.11 million shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 0.64 million. The company's shares have advanced 0.74% in the previous three trading sessions and 2.18% in the last three months, underperforming the S&P 500, which has gained 1.31% and 8.30%, during the respective periods. Moreover, Willis Group Holdings PLC's stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $44.86 and $42.13, respectively. The free report on WSH can be downloaded by signing up now at:
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