Brown & Brown, Inc. (BRO)

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Last closing price (Apr 22 4:00 EDT):
28.91 (-3.95%) ? 
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Return to date (1m/3m/6m/12m):
-10.11% ? 
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Consensus price target (1m/3m/6m/12m):
34.00
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Buy/Sell Mix (1m/3m/6m/12m):
100%/0%
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Description:
Brown & Brown, Inc. engages in the marketing and sale of insurance products and services in the United States. Its Retail division provides insurance products and services to commercial, public and quasi-public entity, professional, and individual customers. This division offers property insurance relating to physical damage to property, and resultant interruption of business or extra expense caused by fire, windstorm, or other perils; casualty insurance relating to legal liabilities, workers’ compensation, and commercial and private passenger automobile coverage; fidelity and surety bonds; group and individual life, accident, disability, health, hospitalization, medical, and dental insurance, as well as provides risk management and loss control surveys and analysis, consultation, and claims processing services. The company’s National Programs division offers professional liability and related package insurance products for dentists, oral surgeons, hygienists, lawyers, CPA’s, optometrists, opticians, ophthalmologists, insurance agents, financial advisors, registered representatives, securities broker-dealers, benefit administrators, real estate brokers and title agents, and escrow agents; and arrowhead insurance, commercial, and public entity-related programs. The company’s Wholesale Brokerage division markets and sells excess and surplus commercial insurance products and services to retail insurance agencies; and reinsurance products and services to insurance companies. Its Services division offers third-party claims administration and consulting for the workers’ compensation insurance market, comprehensive medical utilization management services, Medicare secondary payer statute compliance-related services, social security disability and Medicare benefits advocacy services, and catastrophe claims adjusting services. The company was founded in 1939 and is headquartered in Daytona Beach, Florida.
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Joshua Shanker Deutsche Bank Securities Buy   Feb 05, '14   28.81  34.00  Feb 05, '15  0.35% 
Sarah Dewitt Barclays Buy   Jan 07, '14   31.47    Jan 07, '15  -8.13% 
Adam Klauber William Blair & Company, L.L.C. Sell   Dec 12, '13   30.07    Dec 12, '14  3.86% 
Robert Farnam Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Buy   Oct 16, '13   32.39  37.00  Oct 16, '14  -10.74% 
Joshua Shanker Deutsche Bank Securities Buy   Sep 09, '13   31.82  38.00  Sep 09, '14  -9.15% 
Robert Farnam Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Buy   May 21, '13   32.07  36.00  May 21, '14  -9.85% 
Robert Farnam Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Buy   Apr 16, '13   30.57  39.00  Apr 16, '14  -3.43% 
Mark Hughes Suntrust Robinson Humphrey Buy   Apr 11, '13   31.45  39.00  Apr 11, '14  -7.76% 
Ray Iardella Macquarie Research Equities Buy   Nov 29, '12   26.08  30.00  Nov 29, '13  20.97% 
Dan Farrell Sterne, Agee & Leach Buy   Nov 04, '12   25.58  31.00  Nov 04, '13  24.59% 
Robert Farnam Keefe, Bruyette & Woods Buy   Oct 16, '12   25.36  31.00  Oct 16, '13  27.48% 
Joshua Shanker Deutsche Bank Securities Buy   Sep 28, '12   25.75    Sep 28, '13  25.01% 
Matthew Heimermann JPMorgan Buy   Apr 19, '12   25.47  30.00  Apr 19, '13  19.40% 
Sarah Dewitt Barclays Buy   Jan 03, '12   22.28  28.00  Jan 03, '13  17.37% 
Sarah Dewitt Barclays Sell   Feb 07, '11   23.92  21.00  Feb 07, '12  14.88%