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NASDAQ:WLTWWillis Towers Watson Stock Price, Forecast & News

$157.09
-1.32 (-0.83 %)
(As of 04/6/2020 08:44 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$153.13
Now: $157.09
$159.76
50-Day Range
$147.56
MA: $186.69
$213.67
52-Week Range
$143.34
Now: $157.09
$220.97
Volume1.35 million shs
Average Volume1.92 million shs
Market Capitalization$20.22 billion
P/E Ratio19.59
Dividend Yield1.73%
Beta0.83
Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company operates as an advisory, broking, and solutions company worldwide. The company's Human Capital and Benefits segment offers actuarial support, plan design, and administrative services for traditional pension and retirement savings plans; plan management consulting, broking, and administration services for health and group benefit programs; and benefits outsourcing services. It also provides advice, data, software, and products to address clients' total rewards and talent issues. Its Corporate Risk and Broking segment offers risk advice, insurance brokerage, and consulting services in the areas of property and casualty, financial lines, transport, and facultative. The company's Investment, Risk and Reinsurance segment offers capital markets-based products to insurance and reinsurance companies; software and technology, risk and capital management, products and pricing, financial and regulatory reporting, financial and capital modeling, merger and acquisition, outsourcing, and business management services; investment advice and solutions to pension funds and institutional investors; wholesale insurance broking services to retail and wholesale brokers; and underwriting and capital management, capital market, and advisory and brokerage services. Its Benefits Delivery and Administration segment provides primary medical and ancillary benefit exchange, and outsourcing services to active employees and retirees in the group and individual markets. This segment delivers healthcare and reimbursement accounts, including health savings accounts, health reimbursement arrangements, flexible spending accounts, and other consumer-directed accounts. The company was formerly known as Willis Group Holdings Public Limited Company and changed its name to Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company in January 2016. Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company was founded in 1828 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.
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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 4.3Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 3.3Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.33 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Insurance agents, brokers, & service
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorFinance
Current SymbolNASDAQ:WLTW
CUSIPN/A
Phone44-20-3124-6000

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$9.04 billion
Cash Flow$16.77 per share
Book Value$80.65 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.04 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees45,000
Market Cap$20.22 billion
Next Earnings Date5/6/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ:WLTW) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Willis Towers Watson's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

Willis Towers Watson's stock was trading at $188.25 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, WLTW stock has decreased by 16.6% and is now trading at $157.09. View which stocks have been mosted impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Willis Towers Watson?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Willis Towers Watson in the last year. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View analyst ratings for Willis Towers Watson.

When is Willis Towers Watson's next earnings date?

Willis Towers Watson is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 6th 2020. View our earnings forecast for Willis Towers Watson.

How were Willis Towers Watson's earnings last quarter?

Willis Towers Watson PLC (NASDAQ:WLTW) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February, 6th. The financial services provider reported $4.90 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $4.85 by $0.05. The financial services provider earned $2.69 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.65 billion. Willis Towers Watson had a return on equity of 13.99% and a net margin of 11.55%. The company's revenue for the quarter was up 13.4% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $4.00 EPS. View Willis Towers Watson's earnings history.

How often does Willis Towers Watson pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Willis Towers Watson?

Willis Towers Watson announced a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, February 26th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, March 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.68 per share on Wednesday, April 15th. This represents a $2.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.73%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, March 30th. This is a positive change from Willis Towers Watson's previous quarterly dividend of $0.65. View Willis Towers Watson's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for WLTW?

13 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for Willis Towers Watson's stock. Their forecasts range from $193.00 to $248.00. On average, they anticipate Willis Towers Watson's share price to reach $223.31 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 42.2% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for Willis Towers Watson.

Has Willis Towers Watson been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about WLTW stock has trended very negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies positive and negative news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Willis Towers Watson earned a media sentiment score of -3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the financial services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the immediate future. View the latest news aboutWillis Towers Watson.

Who are some of Willis Towers Watson's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Willis Towers Watson own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Willis Towers Watson investors own include Mastercard (MA), AT&T (T), AON (AON), UnitedHealth Group (UNH), Boeing (BA), Mcdonald's (MCD), Procter & Gamble (PG), Verizon Communications (VZ), Comcast (CMCSA) and Intel (INTC).

Who are Willis Towers Watson's key executives?

Willis Towers Watson's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. John J. Haley, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 69)
  • Mr. Michael J. Burwell CPA, Chief Financial Officer (Age 55)
  • Mr. David Shalders, Operations & Technology Director (Age 52)
  • Mr. Todd J. Jones, Head of Corp. Risk & Broking (Age 54)
  • Mr. Gene H. Wickes, Head of Benefits Delivery & Admin. (Age 67)

What is Willis Towers Watson's stock symbol?

Willis Towers Watson trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "WLTW."

Who are Willis Towers Watson's major shareholders?

Willis Towers Watson's stock is owned by a number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Nelson Van Denburg & Campbell Wealth Management Group LLC (0.00%). Company insiders that own Willis Towers Watson stock include Adam Garrard, Anna C Catalano, Anne Donovan Bodnar, Joseph Gunn, Julie Jarecke Gebauer, Nicolas Aubert and Todd J Jones. View institutional ownership trends for Willis Towers Watson.

Which major investors are buying Willis Towers Watson stock?

WLTW stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Nelson Van Denburg & Campbell Wealth Management Group LLC. View insider buying and selling activity for Willis Towers Watson.

How do I buy shares of Willis Towers Watson?

Shares of WLTW can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.

What is Willis Towers Watson's stock price today?

One share of WLTW stock can currently be purchased for approximately $157.09.

How big of a company is Willis Towers Watson?

Willis Towers Watson has a market capitalization of $20.22 billion and generates $9.04 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $1.04 billion in net income (profit) each year or $10.96 on an earnings per share basis. Willis Towers Watson employs 45,000 workers across the globe. View additional information about Willis Towers Watson.

What is Willis Towers Watson's official website?

The official website for Willis Towers Watson is http://www.willistowerswatson.com/.

How can I contact Willis Towers Watson?

Willis Towers Watson's mailing address is C/O WILLIS GROUP LIMITED 51 LIME STREET, LONDON X0, EC3M 7DQ. The financial services provider can be reached via phone at 44-20-3124-6000 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 4/6/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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