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Insurance Equities Scrutiny - American Intl., Hartford Financial Services, Loews, Aon PLC, and Marsh and McLennan Cos

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LONDON, September 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

The US markets on Friday, August 29, 2014 ended on a positive note as the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished at 17,098.45, up 0.11% and the NASDAQ Composite closed at 4,580.27, up 0.50%. The S&P 500 finished the session 0.33% higher at 2,003.37. During the trading session, all the ten sectors finished on a higher note. The S&P 500 Financials Sector Index ended the day at 313.99, up 0.52%, with the index advancing 4.74% in the previous three months. Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: American International Group Inc. (NYSE: AIG), The Hartford Financial Services Group Inc. (NYSE: HIG), Loews Corporation (NYSE: L), Aon PLC (NYSE: AON), and Marsh and McLennan Companies Inc. (NYSE: MMC). Free research on these five companies can be accessed at:  

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On Friday, shares in American International Group Inc. fluctuated between $55.74 and $56.09 before ending the session 0.59% higher at $56.06. The stock reported a trading volume of 4.42 million shares, below its three months average volume of 7.07 million shares. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 12.26. American International Group Inc.'s shares have advanced 7.70% in the last one month, 3.68% in the previous three months, and 9.81% on YTD basis. The company is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages of $54.48 and $51.74, respectively. Moreover, shares of American International Group Inc. have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 65.33. Sign up and read the free notes on AIG at:

www.Investor-Edge.com/AIG-02Sep2014

The Hartford Financial Services Group Inc.'s stock edged 0.52% higher, to close the day at $37.05. The stock recorded a trading volume of 2.61 million shares, lower than its three months average volume of 2.80 million shares. The company's shares oscillated between $36.85 and $37.18 during the session. Over the last one month and over the past three months, The Hartford Financial Services Group Inc.'s shares have gained 8.87% and 6.93%, respectively. Further, the stock has gained 2.26% since the start of this year. The company's shares are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages. The Hartford Financial Services Group Inc.'s 50-day moving average of $35.72 is above its 200-day moving average of $35.25. Additionally, the stock traded at a PE ratio of 10.59 and has an RSI of 67.21. The complimentary notes on HIG can be downloaded as in PDF format at:

www.Investor-Edge.com/HIG-02Sep2014

On Friday, shares in Loews Corp. recorded a trading volume of 1.04 million shares, lower than its three months average volume of 1.15 million shares. The stock ended the day at $43.74, which was 0.44% above its previous day's closing of $43.55, and registered an intraday range of $43.46 and $43.75. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 13.17. Although Loews Corp.'s stock has advanced 3.53% in the last one month and 1.41% in the previous three months, it has fallen by 9.33% on YTD basis. The company's shares are trading above their 50-day moving average of $43.30, which is below the stock's 200-day moving average of $44.53. Furthermore, shares of Loews Corp. have an RSI of 62.98. Register for free on Investor-Edge and access the latest research on L at:

www.Investor-Edge.com/L-02Sep2014

Aon PLC's stock edged 0.29% higher to end Friday's session at $87.16. The stock recorded a trading volume of 0.90 million shares, below its three months average volume of 1.27 million shares. The company's shares fluctuated between $86.76 and $87.45 during the session. Shares of the company traded at a PE ratio of 20.90. Aon PLC's shares have advanced 0.09% over the previous three trading sessions, 3.84% in the last one month, and 3.90% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 200-day moving average. Aon PLC's 50-day moving average of $87.82 is above its 200-day moving average of $85.00. Additionally, the stock has an RSI of 54.22. The complete research on AON is available for free at:

www.Investor-Edge.com/AON-02Sep2014

On Friday, shares in Marsh and McLennan Companies Inc. finished the session 0.36% higher at $53.10. A total of 1.52 million shares were traded, which was below its three months average volume of 2.03 million shares. The stock vacillated between $52.72 and $53.16 during the session. Over the last one month and over the previous three months, Marsh and McLennan Companies Inc.'s shares have advanced 4.94% and 5.63%, respectively. Additionally, from the beginning of 2014, the stock has gained 9.80%. The company's shares are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Moreover, the stock's 50-day moving average of $51.84 is greater than its 200-day moving average of $49.26. Marsh and McLennan Companies Inc.'s stock traded at a PE ratio of 19.95 and has an RSI of 67.77. Free in depth research on MMC is available at:

www.Investor-Edge.com/MMC-02Sep2014

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