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NASDAQ:WLTW - Willis Towers Watson Stock Price, Forecast & News

$204.99
+0.80 (+0.39 %)
(As of 01/20/2020 07:31 AM ET)
Today's Range
$204.04
Now: $204.99
$206.03
50-Day Range
$192.54
MA: $200.95
$205.64
52-Week Range
$154.01
Now: $204.99
$206.56
Volume813,442 shs
Average Volume436,903 shs
Market Capitalization$26.36 billion
P/E Ratio30.46
Dividend Yield1.27%
Beta0.82
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. Read More…

Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$8.51 billion
Cash Flow$15.64 per share
Book Value$76.74 per share

Profitability

Net Income$695 million

Miscellaneous

Employees43,000
Market Cap$26.36 billion
Next Earnings Date2/6/2020 (Confirmed)
OptionableOptionable

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Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ:WLTW) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Willis Towers Watson's stock symbol?

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

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 Thursday, December 12th. Investors of record on Tuesday, December 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.65 per share on Wednesday, January 15th. This represents a $2.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.27%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, December 30th. View Willis Towers Watson's Dividend History.

How will Willis Towers Watson's stock buyback program work?

Willis Towers Watson announced that its board has approved a stock repurchase program on Tuesday, February 27th 2018, which allows the company to repurchase $400,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are usually an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Willis Towers Watson's earnings last quarter?

Willis Towers Watson PLC (NASDAQ:WLTW) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 31st. The financial services provider reported $1.31 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $1.30 by $0.01. The financial services provider earned $1.99 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.98 billion. Willis Towers Watson had a net margin of 10.07% and a return on equity of 13.01%. Willis Towers Watson's revenue was up 7.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the firm earned $1.32 earnings per share. View Willis Towers Watson's Earnings History.

When is Willis Towers Watson's next earnings date?

Willis Towers Watson is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 6th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Willis Towers Watson.

How can I listen to Willis Towers Watson's earnings call?

Willis Towers Watson will be holding an earnings conference call on Thursday, February 6th at 12:00 AM Eastern. Interested parties can register for or listen to the call using this link or dial in at Not Available.

What price target have analysts set for WLTW?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Willis Towers Watson's stock. Their forecasts range from $164.00 to $240.00. On average, they anticipate Willis Towers Watson's share price to reach $210.33 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 2.6% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Willis Towers Watson.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Willis Towers Watson?

10 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Willis Towers Watson in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings, 7 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Willis Towers Watson.

Has Willis Towers Watson been receiving favorable news coverage?

News stories about WLTW stock have trended positive on Monday, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie identifies positive and negative news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Willis Towers Watson earned a media sentiment score of 3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the financial services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future. View News Stories for Willis Towers Watson.

Are investors shorting Willis Towers Watson?

Willis Towers Watson saw a increase in short interest during the month of December. As of December 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,300,000 shares, an increase of 18.2% from the December 15th total of 1,100,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 552,800 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.4 days. Approximately 1.0% of the company's stock are sold short. View Willis Towers Watson's Current Options Chain.

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), Mcdonald's (MCD), Procter & Gamble (PG), UnitedHealth Group (UNH), Intel (INTC), AON (AON), Boeing (BA), CVS Health (CVS), AT&T (T) and Netflix (NFLX).

Who are Willis Towers Watson's key executives?

Willis Towers Watson's management team includes the folowing 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)

Who are Willis Towers Watson's major shareholders?

Willis Towers Watson's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.04%), Chesley Taft & Associates LLC (0.03%), Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.01%), Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (0.00%), Nisa Investment Advisors LLC (0.00%) and Raymond James Trust N.A. (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 selling Willis Towers Watson stock?

WLTW stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State of Alaska Department of Revenue, AE Wealth Management LLC, Gateway Investment Advisers LLC, Louisiana State Employees Retirement System and IBM Retirement Fund. Company insiders that have sold Willis Towers Watson company stock in the last year include Adam Garrard, Anna C Catalano, Anne Donovan Bodnar, Joseph Gunn and Nicolas Aubert. View Insider Buying and Selling for Willis Towers Watson.

Which major investors are buying Willis Towers Watson stock?

WLTW stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Chesley Taft & Associates LLC, Cerebellum GP LLC, Steward Partners Investment Advisory LLC, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC and Raymond James Trust N.A.. View Insider Buying and Selling 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 $204.99.

How big of a company is Willis Towers Watson?

Willis Towers Watson has a market capitalization of $26.36 billion and generates $8.51 billion in revenue each year. The financial services provider earns $695 million in net income (profit) each year or $9.73 on an earnings per share basis. Willis Towers Watson employs 43,000 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]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ WLTW)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  515 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  571 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,086
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Willis Towers Watson and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe WLTW will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe WLTW will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 1/20/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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