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    Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Stock Investors, Shareholders, Insiders and Outstanding Shares

    Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.



    -3.44 (-1.74%)

    At Close: 4:00 PM

    Shares & ShareHolders

    Making an investment decision in the stock market involves a certain amount of risk, so it's important to thoroughly review a company's stock before making any decisions. Stock float, number of short positions and outstanding shares are among the many factors an investor should take into account.

    Shares Outstanding

    210.7 Million


    207.78 Million





    Shares Short

    2.17 Million

    Short % of shares outstanding


    Shares Short (Prior Month)

    2.55 Million


    Short of Float


    Short % of Shares Outstanding

    Top Institutional Holders

    A total of 0.30% of AJG shares are owned by insiders. About 87.20% of AJG shares are held by financial institutions. The Vanguard Group, Inc is the top corporate investor, holding 24.94 Million shares valued at $4.7 Billion. A 11.83% stake in Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. is owned by the company. BlackRock Fund Advisors owns 11.87 Million shares valued at $2.24 Billion, which translates its holding of 5.63% of the stake in the company.

    Holder% StakeShares HeldTotal Value ($)Shares% Change in Portfolio
    The Vanguard Group, Inc11.83% 24,939,2784,702,051,474261,4991.06%
    BlackRock Fund Advisors5.63% 11,866,2692,237,266,357227,3741.95%
    Capital Research & Management Co4.64% 9,785,4331,844,945,5383,005,70944.33%
    Fidelity Management & Research Co4.45% 9,372,0081,766,998,388-91,428-0.97%
    SSgA Funds Management, Inc4.31% 9,088,2971,713,507,51612,1170.13%
    Norges Bank Investment Management3.28% 6,911,5401,303,101,7521,960,96439.61%
    Baillie Gifford & Co2.64% 5,567,2721,049,653,463-1,569,280-21.99%
    Massachusetts Financial Services2.63% 5,534,2521,043,427,872300,0535.73%
    Geode Capital Management LLC2.12% 4,468,650842,519,27187,2321.99%
    JPMorgan Investment Management, I2.11% 4,438,656836,864,202-1,333,768-23.11%

    Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. Insiders

    Among the AJG insiders holding of 0.07% of the stake in company, GALLAGHER J PATRICK JR, President & CEO, holds the largest shares of 88,200. HOWELL DOUGLAS K, VP & Chief Financial Officer, is the second largest AJG insider with ownership of 88,123 shares. HUDSON SCOTT R,Vice President, stands third with possession of 42,231 shares of that stake.

    InsiderDesignationShares Held
    GALLAGHER J PATRICK JRPresident & CEO88,200
    HOWELL DOUGLAS KVP & Chief Financial Officer88,123
    HUDSON SCOTT RVice President42,231
    CARY RICHARD CController, CAO36,310
    BAY WALTER D.General Counsel33,117
    MCCURDY KAY WDirector31,273
    PIETRUCHA SUSAN EChief Human Resources Officer17,160

    Insider Transaction Summary (6 Months)









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    Frequently Asked Questions


    How many institutions own AJG stock?

    A company's 13F filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) provides investors with comprehensive information about institutional ownership in a listed company, a sign of strength in terms of how many institutions have confidence in that company. The number of institutional investors who currently own AJG shares is 1,158, representing 87.20% of the company's common stock.


    Who are the major shareholders selling Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. stock?

    Fidelity Management & Research Co, in the last quarter, reduced its stake in AJG by -0.97% restricting it's holding to 9.37 Million shares of worth nearly $1.77 Billion. Baillie Gifford & Co also lessened -21.99% of the AJG shares from its portfolio, reducing its holding to 5.57 Million shares of worth $1.05 Billion. JPMorgan Investment Management, I also shunned AJG shares holding by -23.11% last quarter which brought its holding to 4.44 Million shares worth $836.86 Million.


    Investors who are buying AJG stock?

    As per its latest 13F filing, The Vanguard Group, Inc increased its stake in AJG by 1.06% in the last quarter. The institutional holder raised its holding to 24.94 Million shares having worth more than $4.7 Billion. BlackRock Fund Advisors also added 1.95% more shares of AJG to its portfolio, raising its holding to 11.87 Million shares of worth $2.24 Billion. Capital Research & Management Co also increased its AJG shares holding by 44.33% which brought its holding to 9.79 Million shares worth $1.84 Billion.


    AJG's major insiders: who are they?

    The insider with the most stakes in AJG is GALLAGHER J PATRICK JR , a President & CEO at the company. Additionally, AJG stock is highly held by VP & Chief Financial Officer HOWELL DOUGLAS K and Vice President HUDSON SCOTT R among others.


    Did an insider recently sell AJG stock?

    Company executives, directors, and other insiders own 0.3 percent of Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.'s stock. Within the last six months, there have been 14 transaction(s) in which AJG insiders have sold stock, totaling 90,088 shares. Insiders that have sold shares include MCCURDY KAY W, CAVANESS JOEL D, and HUDSON SCOTT R.


    Which insider recently purchased AJG stock?

    There have been no transaction(s) during the past 6-months in which AJG insiders have bought stock N/A.


    How much of AJG does insiders own?

    Around 632.1 Thousands Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. shares are held by insiders, which represents about 0.30% of AJG Stock.


    Who is the insider with the largest stake?

    AJG President & CEO, GALLAGHER J PATRICK JR holds the largest portfolio of the company's shares. AJG shares owned by Levinson total nearly 88.2 Thousands.


    Which institution holds the most shares in AJG?

    The Vanguard Group, Inc is the largest institutional owner in AJG which holds 24.94 Million shares worth $4.7 Billion or 11.83% of the total AJG shares outstanding followed by BlackRock Fund Advisors with ownership of 11.87 Million shares representing 5.63% of the AJG ownership. Capital Research & Management Co, Inc is the third largest stakeholder with 9.79 Million shares or 4.64% of the ownership worth more than $1.84 Billion.


    Is Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. stock optionable?

    Stock options give the owner the ability but not the obligation to buy or sell a security at a predetermined price and date. Stock options can be classified into two types: puts and calls. A put is a bet on falling stock, and a call is a bet on rising stock. As far as the AJG is concerned, it is a stock which is optionable.


    Is there a short position on AJG's shares?

    Number of AJG shares short as of 2022-10-13 was 2.17 Million. Shares short is a market sentiment in which investors have sold their shares short in a given stock but have not yet covered them or closed them out.


    About how many outstanding AJG shares are there?

    As of today, 210.7 Million shares of AJG are outstanding.


    Is there many float in Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. stock?

    Float represents the number of tradeable shares in a specific stock. By subtracting restricted and closely-held shares from a firm's total outstanding shares, we can calculate its floating stock. The term "closely-held shares" refers to shares held by employees, major shareholders, and company insiders. At present, AJG has 207.78 Million shares in float.


    AJG short ratio: what is it?

    Short ratio is calculated by dividing the number of short shares, short interest or bets that shareholders will sell short from the average daily volume. A higher ratio indicates longer times needed to repurchase borrowed shares (sold). The short ratio for AJG was N/A as of 2022-10-13.