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

$202.64
-2.90 (-1.41 %)
(As of 02/26/2020 01:43 AM ET)
Today's Range
$202.31
Now: $202.64
$206.86
50-Day Range
$203.75
MA: $209.21
$220.06
52-Week Range
$166.13
Now: $202.64
$220.97
Volume765,437 shs
Average Volume639,405 shs
Market Capitalization$26.05 billion
P/E Ratio25.27
Dividend Yield1.26%
Beta0.8
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$9.04 billion
Cash Flow$16.30 per share
Book Value$80.65 per share

Profitability

Net Income$1.04 billion

Miscellaneous

Employees43,000
Market Cap$26.05 billion
Next Earnings Date5/6/2020 (Estimated)
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. 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 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.28%. 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 announced that its Board of Directors has authorized a stock buyback program on Tuesday, February 27th 2018, which authorizes the company to repurchase $400,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase programs are generally a sign that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued.

How were Willis Towers Watson's earnings last quarter?

Willis Towers Watson PLC (NASDAQ:WLTW) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, February, 6th. The financial services provider reported $4.90 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $4.85 by $0.05. The financial services provider had revenue of $2.69 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $2.65 billion. Willis Towers Watson had a return on equity of 13.99% and a net margin of 11.55%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 13.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $4.00 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 Wednesday, May 6th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Willis Towers Watson.

What price target have analysts set for WLTW?

9 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Willis Towers Watson's stock. Their forecasts range from $210.00 to $240.00. On average, they expect Willis Towers Watson's share price to reach $229.78 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 13.4% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Willis Towers Watson.

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

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Willis Towers Watson in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings, 5 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 stories about WLTW stock have been trending very positive recently, according to InfoTrie. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Willis Towers Watson earned a coverage optimism score of 4.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media headlines about the financial services provider a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. View News Stories for Willis Towers Watson.

Are investors shorting Willis Towers Watson?

Willis Towers Watson saw a decline in short interest in the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,170,000 shares, a decline of 10.0% from the January 15th total of 1,300,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 563,900 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.1 days. Currently, 0.9% of the company's stock are short sold. 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), AON (AON), Mcdonald's (MCD), Procter & Gamble (PG), UnitedHealth Group (UNH), Wells Fargo & Co (WFC), Intel (INTC), Boeing (BA) and CVS Health (CVS).

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 number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Longview Partners Guernsey LTD (5.18%), State Street Corp (4.38%), Artisan Partners Limited Partnership (3.29%), First Eagle Investment Management LLC (2.35%), Cantillon Capital Management LLC (1.83%) and Geode Capital Management LLC (1.62%). 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 Capital International Investors, Capital Research Global Investors, Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, First Eagle Investment Management LLC, FMR LLC, Man Group plc, Citigroup Inc. and UBS Oconnor LLC. Company insiders that have sold Willis Towers Watson company stock in the last year include 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 purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Janus Henderson Group PLC, Ceredex Value Advisors LLC, Westfield Capital Management Co. LP, Artisan Partners Limited Partnership, Rothschild & Co. Asset Management US Inc., DekaBank Deutsche Girozentrale, Credit Suisse AG and Johnson Investment Counsel Inc.. 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 $202.64.

How big of a company is Willis Towers Watson?

Willis Towers Watson has a market capitalization of $26.05 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 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:  533 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  584 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,117
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 2/26/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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