Aon plc Q2 adjusted earnings Beat Estimates

Aon plc (AON) reported a profit for second quarter that fell from last year.

The company's bottom line came in at $379 million, or $1.66 per share. This compares with $398 million, or $1.70 per share, in last year's second quarter.

Excluding items, Aon plc reported adjusted earnings of $535 million or $2.29 per share for the period.

Analysts had expected the company to earn $1.87 per share, according to figures compiled by Thomson Reuters. Analysts' estimates typically exclude special items.

The company's revenue for the quarter rose 15.6% to $2.89 billion from $2.50 billion last year.

Aon plc earnings at a glance:

-Earnings (Q2): $535 Mln. vs. $472 Mln. last year.
-EPS (Q2): $2.29 vs. $1.96 last year.
-Analysts Estimate: $1.87
-Revenue (Q2): $2.89 Bln vs. $2.50 Bln last year.

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