Willis Towers Watson PLC Company Profile (NASDAQ:WLTW)

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Willis Towers Watson PLC (NASDAQ:WLTW) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Rating(s), 5 Hold Rating(s), 10 Buy Rating(s), 1 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.56)
Consensus Price Target: $98.92 (19.98% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Willis Towers Watson PLC (NASDAQ:WLTW)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
6/28/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHold$122.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/24/2016Langen McalennDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/24/2016Janney Montgomery ScottDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/21/2016Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuy$136.00 -> $148.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/16/2016Sterne Agee CRTReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/11/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/7/2016Bank of America Corp.Reiterated RatingBuy$135.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/31/2016MKM PartnersLower Price TargetBuy$155.00 -> $140.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/14/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingBuy$151.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/16/2016Raymond James Financial Inc.UpgradeMkt Perform -> Strong-BuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/10/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetUnderweight$115.00 -> $105.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
2/3/2016SunTrust Banks Inc.UpgradeNeutral -> BuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/5/2016William BlairUpgradeMarket Perform -> OutperformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/8/2016Piper Jaffray Cos.Reiterated RatingNeutral$149.00 -> $130.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
12/11/2015NomuraReiterated RatingBuy$57.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
10/28/2015Credit Suisse Group AGLower Price Target$47.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
10/14/2015Wells Fargo & Co.Initiated CoverageUnderperformView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
8/18/2015S&P Equity ResearchReiterated RatingHold$50.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/30/2015Keefe, Bruyette & WoodsReiterated RatingOutperform$54.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/2/2015MacquarieReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/2/2015Goldman Sachs Group Inc.UpgradeSell -> Neutral$45.00 -> $49.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/29/2015Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetOverweight$49.00 -> $56.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/7/2015Evercore ISIUpgradeHold -> BuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 7/30/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Willis Towers Watson PLC (NASDAQ:WLTW)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
8/5/2016        
5/6/2016Q1$2.85$3.41$2.21 billion$2.20 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/9/2016Q415$0.58$1.09$994.82 million$970.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/27/2015Q3$0.17$0.14$870.41 million$846.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/28/2015Q2$0.55$0.38$978.36 million$922.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/28/2015Q115$1.39$1.26$1.15 billion$1.09 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/10/2015Q414$0.46$0.46$957.40 million$958.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/28/2014Q314$0.17$0.14$835.50 million$812.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/29/2014Q214$0.59$0.49$924.50 million$935.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/29/2014Q114$0.19$1.36$1.10 billion$1.10 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/12/2014Q413$0.49$0.42$910.51 million$919.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/30/2013Q313$0.20$0.19$786.20 million$795.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/24/2013Q2 2013$0.58$0.59$876.13 million$890.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/30/2013Q1 2013$1.31$1.46$1.05 billion$1.05 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/12/2013Q4 2012$0.43$0.45$836.79 million$867.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/23/2012$0.31$0.22ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/1/2012$0.59$0.59ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/26/2012$1.27$1.32ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/14/2012$0.49$0.22ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/24/2011$0.37$0.34ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/3/2011$0.58$0.61ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
5/5/2011$1.22$1.28ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/9/2011$0.54$0.57ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Willis Towers Watson PLC (NASDAQ:WLTW)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20163$2.94$2.98$2.96
Q2 20163$1.58$1.80$1.65
Q3 20163$1.10$1.41$1.26
Q4 20163$1.76$2.45$2.01
Q1 20172$3.22$3.30$3.26
Q2 20172$1.86$1.92$1.89
Q3 20172$1.28$1.61$1.45
Q4 20172$1.96$2.53$2.25
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Willis Towers Watson PLC (NASDAQ:WLTW)
Annual Dividend:$1.92
Dividend Yield:1.55%
Payout Ratio:46.81% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
24.40% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
21.99% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Willis Towers Watson PLC (NASDAQ:WLTW)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
4/25/2016Quarterly$0.486/28/20166/30/20167/15/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/8/2016Quarterly$0.483/29/20163/31/20164/15/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/28/2015Quarterly$0.312.83%11/16/201511/18/201512/2/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/28/2015$0.319/28/20159/30/201510/15/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/30/2015quarterly$0.312.55%6/26/20156/30/20157/15/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/12/2015quarterly$0.312.56%3/27/20153/31/20154/15/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/28/2014quarterly$0.302.96%12/29/201412/31/20141/15/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/29/2014quarterly$0.302.96%9/26/20149/30/201410/15/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/29/2014quarterly$0.302.88%6/26/20146/30/20147/15/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/11/2014quarterly$0.302.9%3/27/20143/31/20144/15/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/29/2013quarterly$0.282.49%12/27/201312/31/20131/15/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
7/24/2013quarterly$0.282.6%9/26/20139/30/201310/15/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/30/2013quarterly$0.282.74%6/26/20136/28/20137/15/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/13/2013quarterly$0.283.04%3/26/20133/29/20134/15/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Willis Towers Watson PLC (NASDAQ:WLTW)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
5/16/2016Adam GarrardInsiderSell7,989$124.26$992,713.14View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/11/2016Dominic CasserleyCEOSell1,781$125.50$223,515.50View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/10/2016Dominic CasserleyCEOSell4,152$124.53$517,048.56View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/10/2016Roger F MillayCFOSell12,073$123.21$1,487,514.33View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/10/2016Wilhelm ZellerDirectorSell5,000$123.11$615,550.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/7/2016David ShaldersInsiderSell691$116.45$80,466.95View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/7/2016Dominic CasserleyCEOSell5,751$116.45$669,703.95View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/17/2016Carl Aaron HessInsiderSell12,499$111.47$1,393,263.53View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/31/2015Anna C CatalanoDirectorSell1,185$43.06$51,026.10View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/2/2015Stephen Patrick HearnCEOSell1,042$47.77$49,776.34View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/17/2015Todd J JonesCEOSell16,666$47.42$790,301.72View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/13/2015Anna C CatalanoDirectorSell33,000$47.75$1,575,750.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/13/2015Timothy D WrightCEOSell100,000$47.58$4,758,000.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/13/2014Todd J JonesCEOSell59,588$41.03$2,444,895.64View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
8/12/2014Wendy E LaneDirectorSell1,160$40.84$47,374.40View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
3/3/2014Jeffrey UbbenInsiderBuy207,900$40.97$8,517,663.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/20/2014Todd JonesCEOSell10,000$42.02$420,200.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/13/2013Holdings L.P. ValueactMajor ShareholderBuy289,900$39.23$11,372,777.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
6/6/2013Holdings L.P. ValueactMajor ShareholderBuy568,400$39.01$22,173,284.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Willis Towers Watson PLC (NASDAQ:WLTW)
DateHeadline
07/29/16 07:34 PMHenderson Group Plc Sells A Little More Willis Towers Watson Public Lim (WLTW) Stock In The Last Quarter - Finance Daily
07/28/16 10:40 AMAon plc (AON) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for July 28, 2016 - Nasdaq
07/28/16 09:03 AMSpeed and scale integral to insurance pricing evolution - [GlobeNewswire] - ARLINGTON, Va., July 28, 2016-- Willis Towers Watson, a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, has released Radar 2.0, the newest version of its Radar pricing software. Radar 2.0 will ...
07/28/16 08:39 AMU.S. employers slowly embracing lifetime income solutions - [GlobeNewswire] - ARLINGTON, Va., July 28, 2016-- U.S. employers that sponsor defined contribution retirement plans are slowly embracing lifetime income solutions to help employees improve their financial security in retirement, ...
07/26/16 03:03 PMWILLIS TOWERS WATSON PLC Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers -
07/25/16 07:28 PMWillis Towers Watson : Announces Regular Quarterly Dividend
07/22/16 07:05 PMEPS Roundup: Willis Towers Watson PLC (NASDAQ:WLTW), Sunoco Logistics Partners LP (NYSE:SXL), SPX ... - Engelwood Daily
07/22/16 03:36 PMWillis Towers Watson Announces Regular Quarterly Dividend - [GlobeNewswire] - LONDON and ARLINGTON, Va., July 22, 2016-- Willis Towers Watson, a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, announced that its Board of Directors approved a regular quarterly cash dividend ...
07/21/16 09:14 AMMOVES-Willis Towers appoints Matthew Ford as director -
07/21/16 08:05 AMU.S. employers’ concern growing over workers’ retirement readiness and financial well-being - [GlobeNewswire] - ARLINGTON, Va., July 21, 2016-- U.S. employers are becoming increasingly concerned over their employees’ financial well-being, and they are planning to take action to help their employees retire in a timely ...
07/19/16 07:28 PMJuventus and Willis Towers Watson continue together
07/19/16 08:05 AMEnhanced financial modeling software available for U.S. life insurers - [GlobeNewswire] - ARLINGTON, Va., July 19, 2016-- Willis Towers Watson, a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, today announced the availability of its updated U.S. Library of Applications, version 3.1, ...
07/19/16 08:05 AMCompensation for outside corporate directors increased moderately in 2015 - [GlobeNewswire] - ARLINGTON, Va., July 19, 2016-- Total pay for outside directors at the nation’ s largest corporations increased by a modest 3% in 2015, driven by increases in both cash and stock compensation, according ...
07/19/16 08:05 AMFifty-six percent of employers confident public health insurance exchanges will be an option for pre-65 retiree coverage within two years - [GlobeNewswire] - ARLINGTON, Va., July 19, 2016-- More than half of U.S. employers are confident that public health insurance exchanges will be a viable alternative to group health plans for pre-65 retirees by 2018, according ...
07/18/16 08:05 AMKemp Ross appointed global head of Delegated Investment Solutions at Willis Towers Watson - [GlobeNewswire] - ARLINGTON, Va., July 18, 2016-- Willis Towers Watson, a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, has appointed Kemp Ross as global head of Delegated Investment Solutions in the company’ ...
07/18/16 06:04 AMMOVES-Willis Towers names Kemp Ross head of delegated investment business -
07/17/16 05:25 AMTop insurance brokers: Willis Towers Watson P.L.C.
07/14/16 01:26 PMWILLIS TOWERS WATSON PLC Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure -
07/12/16 07:31 PMConsensus Target and Stock Rating Report: Willis Towers Watson PLC (NASDAQ:WLTW) - Telanagana Press
07/12/16 07:53 AMWillis Towers Watson Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : WLTW-US : July 12, 2016 -
07/11/16 10:55 AMNon-life catastrophe bond issuance hits $2.8 billion - [GlobeNewswire] - LONDON, July 11, 2016-- $1 billion of non-life catastrophe bond capacity was issued across six transactions in the second quarter of 2016, taking total market issuance for the first half of 2016 to $2.8 ...
07/11/16 08:05 AMInvestors go alternative - [GlobeNewswire] - ARLINGTON, Va., July 11, 2016-- Total assets managed by the top 100 alternative investment managers globally reached $3.6 trillion, up 3% from the prior year, according to Willis Towers Watson, a leading ...
07/07/16 07:21 PMMarsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. (MMC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for July 07, 2016 - Nasdaq
07/06/16 08:05 AMU.S. employers rank investment volatility, costs and regulatory compliance as top retirement plan risks - [GlobeNewswire] - ARLINGTON, Va., July 06, 2016-- U.S. employers that sponsor retirement plans rank investment volatility, benefit costs and regulatory compliance as their top concerns now and for the next two years, according ...
07/06/16 05:28 AMCompanies: How Brexit will actually affect us
07/05/16 06:51 PMParis climate agreement presents ‘particular risks’ for shale fuel producers: Willis Towers Watson
07/05/16 08:05 AMNatural resource executives say operating in challenging physical environments is sector’s top concern - [GlobeNewswire] - ARLINGTON, Va., July 05, 2016-- Executives in the natural resource industry said difficulties arising from operating in more technically challenging physical environments is the leading risk to their business, ...
07/03/16 05:07 AMWillis Towers Watson Public Limited (NASDAQ:WLTW) Shorted Shares Decreased By 6.39% - Engelwood Daily
07/01/16 07:16 PMWillis Towers Watson CEO Haley Sees ‘Upside’ to Brexit
07/01/16 09:56 AMJanney Capital Downgrades Willis Towers Watson PLC to Neutral - TheFounders Daily
07/01/16 02:44 AMRate softening slows but widespread stabilization in reinsurance rates remains elusive: Willis Re 1st View - [GlobeNewswire] - LONDON, July 01, 2016-- The June/July 2016 renewal season has seen a continuation in market softening, though a slowing in the magnitude of rate reductions is increasingly apparent, according to the latest ...
06/30/16 09:56 AMHow Analysts Feel About Willis Towers Watson PLC After Today's Gap Up? - Press Telegraph
06/29/16 07:11 PMWillis Towers Watson Public Limited (NASDAQ:WLTW) Sellers Covered 6.39% of Their Shorts - Press Telegraph
06/29/16 01:43 PMThis CEO Who Shifted to London Sees Brexit Upside in Consulting -
06/29/16 09:56 AMWillis Towers Watson : Announces Upcoming Conference Presentation
06/29/16 08:05 AMSeventy-five percent of U.S. employers say stress is their number one workplace health concern - [GlobeNewswire] - ARLINGTON, Va., June 29, 2016-- Three-fourths of U.S. employers ranked stress as their top health and productivity concern, but employers and employees disagreed on its causes, according to surveys by ...
06/28/16 09:01 AMWillis Towers Watson Announces Upcoming Conference Call - [GlobeNewswire] - LONDON and ARLINGTON, Va., June 28, 2016-- Willis Towers Watson, a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, announced today that Raymond James will host a call with John Haley, Willis Towers ...
06/27/16 07:58 AMWillis Towers Watson Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : WLTW-US : June 27, 2016 -
06/25/16 06:31 PMBrexit May Spell Doom for These 5 S&P 500 Stocks - Yahoo News
06/24/16 07:16 PMBrexit May Spell Doom For These 5 S&P 500 Stocks
06/24/16 07:16 PMJohn Rogers buys DeVry, American Express
06/22/16 07:14 PMThe US companies most exposed to Brexit
06/22/16 07:14 PMEyeCatching Stock: Willis Towers Watson Public (NASDAQ:WLTW)
06/21/16 06:42 PMWillis Towers Watson : Suha Alici to lead Willis Towers Watson’s Turkish business
06/21/16 08:22 AMWill You Work When You Are Over 70? -
06/21/16 05:16 AMWillis Towers Watson Price Target Raised At Citi On Strong Forecasts - Benzinga
06/21/16 02:49 AMSuha Alici to lead Willis Towers Watson’s Turkish business - [at noodls] - ISTANBUL, 21 June 2016 - Willis Towers Watson, (NASDAQ: WLTW), the leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, has appointed Suha Alici to lead its Turkish business. Suha joined the company ...
06/17/16 11:30 AMWillis Towers Watson Plc – Value Analysis (NASDAQ:WLTW) : June 17, 2016 -
06/16/16 03:02 PMWILLIS TOWERS WATSON PLC Files SEC form 8-K, Change in Directors or Principal Officers, Submission of Matters to a Vo -
06/16/16 07:14 AMWillis Towers Watson Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : WLTW-US : June 16, 2016 -

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About Willis Towers Watson PLC

Willis Towers Watson PLC logoWillis Towers Watson Public Limited Company (Willis Towers Watson) is a holding company. The Company operates as a global advisory, broking and solutions company. It is engaged in offering risk management, insurance broking, consulting, technology and solutions, and private exchanges. The Company operates through eight segments: Willis International; Willis North America; Willis Capital, Wholesale & Reinsurance (CWR); Willis GB; Towers Watson Benefits; Towers Watson Exchange Solutions; Towers Watson Risk and Financial Services; and Towers Watson Talent and Rewards. The Willis GB segment comprises four business units: Property and Casualty, Transport, Financial Lines and Retail Networks. The Willis Capital Wholesale and Reinsurance segment includes Willis Re; Willis Capital Markets & Advisory; Willis' wholesale business, and Willis Portfolio Underwriting Services. The Willis North America segment provides risk management, insurance brokerage, related risk services.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Finance
  • Industry: Insurance Brokers
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NASDAQ
  • Symbol: WLTW
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $123.74
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $124.09
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $120.10
  • P/E Ratio: 26.40
  • P/E Growth: 0.49
  • Market Cap: $17.11B
  • Beta: 0.83
  • Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $7.87 EPS
  • Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $8.73 EPS
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Willis Towers Watson PLC (NASDAQ:WLTW) Chart for Saturday, July, 30, 2016