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Willis Towers Watson Public Stock Forecast, Price & News

$182.48
-3.77 (-2.02 %)
(As of 10/30/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$179.34
Now: $182.48
$187.66
50-Day Range
$186.25
MA: $207.45
$217.03
52-Week Range
$143.34
Now: $182.48
$220.97
Volume1.14 million shs
Average Volume908,521 shs
Market Capitalization$23.51 billion
P/E Ratio23.34
Dividend Yield1.46%
Beta0.71
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, and transport. 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: 2.2Community Rank: 2.4Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 1.0Valuation: 0.6 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.57 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
Employees45,000

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$9.04 billion
Cash Flow$14.38 per share
Book Value$80.65 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.04 billion

Miscellaneous

Market Cap$23.51 billion
Next Earnings Date2/4/2021 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable
$182.48
-3.77 (-2.02 %)
(As of 10/30/2020 12:00 AM ET)
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Willis Towers Watson Public (NASDAQ:WLTW) Frequently Asked Questions

How has Willis Towers Watson Public's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

Willis Towers Watson Public's stock was trading at $188.25 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, WLTW shares have decreased by 3.1% and is now trading at $182.48.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of Willis Towers Watson Public?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Willis Towers Watson Public 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 Public's next earnings date?

Willis Towers Watson Public is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February 4th 2021.
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How were Willis Towers Watson Public's earnings last quarter?

Willis Towers Watson Public Limited (NASDAQ:WLTW) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 29th. The financial services provider reported $1.33 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $1.30 by $0.03. The financial services provider earned $2.01 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.99 billion. Willis Towers Watson Public had a net margin of 11.00% and a return on equity of 14.32%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 1.0% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $1.31 earnings per share.
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How often does Willis Towers Watson Public pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Willis Towers Watson Public?

Willis Towers Watson Public declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, August 21st. Investors of record on Wednesday, September 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.68 per share on Thursday, October 15th. This represents a $2.72 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.49%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, September 29th.
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What price target have analysts set for WLTW?

13 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for Willis Towers Watson Public's stock. Their forecasts range from $185.00 to $248.00. On average, they anticipate Willis Towers Watson Public's stock price to reach $215.62 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 18.2% from the stock's current price.
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Are investors shorting Willis Towers Watson Public?

Willis Towers Watson Public saw a increase in short interest in October. As of October 15th, there was short interest totaling 5,350,000 shares, an increase of 71.5% from the September 30th total of 3,120,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 800,900 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 6.7 days. Currently, 4.2% of the company's stock are sold short.
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Who are some of Willis Towers Watson Public's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Willis Towers Watson Public own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Willis Towers Watson Public investors own include Mastercard (MA), AT&T (T), Intel (INTC), UnitedHealth Group (UNH), CVS Health (CVS), AON (AON), The Walt Disney (DIS), McDonald's (MCD), The Procter & Gamble (PG) and The Boeing (BA).

Who are Willis Towers Watson Public's key executives?

Willis Towers Watson Public's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. John J. Haley, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 70, Pay $5.97M)
  • Mr. Michael J. Burwell CPA, Chief Financial Officer (Age 56, Pay $1.89M)
  • Mr. Carl A. Hess, Head of Investment, Risk & Reinsurance (Age 58, Pay $1.49M)
  • Mr. Gene H. Wickes, Head of Benefits Delivery & Admin. (Age 68, Pay $1.67M)
  • Mr. Joseph Gunn, Head of North America (Age 49, Pay $1.69M)

What is Willis Towers Watson Public's stock symbol?

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

Who are Willis Towers Watson Public's major shareholders?

Willis Towers Watson Public's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Cantillon Capital Management LLC (1.82%), Crawford Investment Counsel Inc. (0.24%), BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA (0.17%), Cortland Associates Inc. MO (0.11%), DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale (0.10%) and State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D (0.07%). Company insiders that own Willis Towers Watson Public 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 major investors are selling Willis Towers Watson Public stock?

WLTW stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Cantillon Capital Management LLC, Crawford Investment Counsel Inc., Assenagon Asset Management S.A., Standard Life Aberdeen plc, Callahan Advisors LLC, State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, Retirement Systems of Alabama, and Evanson Asset Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Willis Towers Watson Public company stock in the last year include Anne Donovan Bodnar, and Joseph Gunn.
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Which major investors are buying Willis Towers Watson Public stock?

WLTW stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, Cortland Associates Inc. MO, BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Harvest Management LLC, Havens Advisors LLC, Forsta AP Fonden, Smart Money Group LLC, and Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V..
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How do I buy shares of Willis Towers Watson Public?

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 Public's stock price today?

One share of WLTW stock can currently be purchased for approximately $182.48.

How big of a company is Willis Towers Watson Public?

Willis Towers Watson Public has a market capitalization of $23.51 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 Public employs 45,000 workers across the globe.

What is Willis Towers Watson Public's official website?

The official website for Willis Towers Watson Public is www.willistowerswatson.com.

How can I contact Willis Towers Watson Public?

Willis Towers Watson Public'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 10/31/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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