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

$206.66
+2.91 (+1.43 %)
(As of 01/24/2020 06:00 AM ET)
Today's Range
$202.59
Now: $206.66
$206.69
50-Day Range
$193.60
MA: $202.14
$206.66
52-Week Range
$156.74
Now: $206.66
$206.69
Volume766,366 shs
Average Volume589,345 shs
Market Capitalization$26.57 billion
P/E Ratio30.71
Dividend Yield1.28%
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$15.75 per share
Book Value$76.74 per share

Profitability

Net Income$695 million

Miscellaneous

Employees43,000
Market Cap$26.57 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, December 12th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, December 31st will be given a dividend of $0.65 per share on Wednesday, January 15th. This represents a $2.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.26%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Monday, December 30th. View Willis Towers Watson's Dividend History.

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

Willis Towers Watson declared that its Board of Directors has authorized 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 repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase programs are often a sign that the company's leadership believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Willis Towers Watson's earnings last quarter?

Willis Towers Watson PLC (NASDAQ:WLTW) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October, 31st. The financial services provider reported $1.31 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.30 by $0.01. The financial services provider had revenue of $1.99 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.98 billion. Willis Towers Watson had a return on equity of 13.01% and a net margin of 10.07%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 7.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business 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 target prices for Willis Towers Watson's shares. Their forecasts range from $164.00 to $240.00. On average, they anticipate Willis Towers Watson's share price to reach $214.78 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 3.9% 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?

Media coverage about WLTW stock has been trending very positive on Friday, InfoTrie reports. The research group rates the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Willis Towers Watson earned a daily sentiment score of 3.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the financial services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next few days. 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 trading volume, of 552,800 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.4 days. Currently, 1.0% of the company's shares 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), AT&T (T), Mcdonald's (MCD), Procter & Gamble (PG), UnitedHealth Group (UNH), Intel (INTC), AON (AON), Boeing (BA), CVS Health (CVS) and General Mills (GIS).

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 a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank (0.07%), State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.04%), Chesley Taft & Associates LLC (0.03%), Callahan Advisors LLC (0.01%), Assenagon Asset Management S.A. (0.01%) and Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (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 institutional 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, Wealthfront Advisers 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 institutional investors are buying Willis Towers Watson stock?

WLTW stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Zurcher Kantonalbank Zurich Cantonalbank, Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Chesley Taft & Associates LLC, Callahan Advisors 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 $206.66.

How big of a company is Willis Towers Watson?

Willis Towers Watson has a market capitalization of $26.57 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:  518 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  571 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,089
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 1/24/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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