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Willis Towers Watson Stock Forecast, Price & News

-1.23 (-0.59 %)
(As of 09/17/2020 12:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $205.71
50-Day Range
MA: $203.96
52-Week Range
Now: $205.71
Volume872,169 shs
Average Volume918,759 shs
Market Capitalization$26.51 billion
P/E Ratio26.31
Dividend Yield1.31%
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: 1.2Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.37 out of 5 stars

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Insurance agents, brokers, & service
Current SymbolNASDAQ:WLTW



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$9.04 billion
Cash Flow$16.74 per share
Book Value$80.65 per share


Net Income$1.04 billion


Market Cap$26.51 billion
Next Earnings Date10/29/2020 (Estimated)
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(As of 09/17/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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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 COVID-19 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, WLTW stock has increased by 10.1% and is now trading at $207.32.
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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 9 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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When is Willis Towers Watson's next earnings date?

Willis Towers Watson is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October 29th 2020.
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How were Willis Towers Watson's earnings last quarter?

Willis Towers Watson PLC (NASDAQ:WLTW) posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 30th. The financial services provider reported $1.80 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.62 by $0.18. The financial services provider earned $2.11 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.05 billion. Willis Towers Watson had a net margin of 11.00% and a return on equity of 14.32%. Willis Towers Watson's revenue was up 3.2% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company earned $1.78 EPS.
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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 Friday, August 21st. Shareholders of record on Wednesday, September 30th will be given a dividend of $0.68 per share on Thursday, October 15th. This represents a $2.72 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.31%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, September 29th.
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What price target have analysts set for WLTW?

13 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for Willis Towers Watson's stock. Their forecasts range from $185.00 to $248.00. On average, they anticipate Willis Towers Watson's share price to reach $215.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 3.7% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Willis Towers Watson?

Willis Towers Watson saw a increase in short interest during the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totaling 3,760,000 shares, an increase of 38.7% from the August 15th total of 2,710,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 732,700 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 5.1 days. Currently, 2.9% of the company's shares are sold short.
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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), CVS Health (CVS), Intel (INTC), Mcdonald's (MCD), UnitedHealth Group (UNH), AON (AON), Walt Disney (DIS), Boeing (BA) and Home Depot (HD).

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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (11.05%), BlackRock Inc. (7.61%), Cantillon Capital Management LLC (1.84%), First Eagle Investment Management LLC (1.56%), FMR LLC (1.42%) and Barclays PLC (1.08%). 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.
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Which institutional investors are selling Willis Towers Watson stock?

WLTW stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., FIL Ltd, Vanguard Group Inc., Epoch Investment Partners Inc., Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc., First Eagle Investment Management LLC, TimesSquare Capital Management LLC, and FMR LLC. Company insiders that have sold Willis Towers Watson company stock in the last year include Anne Donovan Bodnar, and Joseph Gunn.
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Which institutional investors are buying Willis Towers Watson stock?

WLTW stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Barclays PLC, UBS Group AG, Vivaldi Asset Management LLC, Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan Trust Fund, Jet Capital Investors L P, Water Island Capital LLC, Hudson Bay Capital Management LP, and Bardin Hill Management Partners LP.
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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 $207.32.

How big of a company is Willis Towers Watson?

Willis Towers Watson has a market capitalization of $26.71 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.

What is Willis Towers Watson's official website?

The official website for Willis Towers Watson is 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 9/18/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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