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Willis Towers Watson Public (WTW) Stock Price, News & Analysis

$253.20
+0.70 (+0.28%)
(As of 05/24/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$251.19
$254.10
50-Day Range
$250.95
$275.92
52-Week Range
$195.29
$278.86
Volume
248,218 shs
Average Volume
409,350 shs
Market Capitalization
$25.89 billion
P/E Ratio
25.40
Dividend Yield
1.39%
Price Target
$296.14

Willis Towers Watson Public MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.57 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
17.0% Upside
$296.14 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
0.79% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.65mentions of Willis Towers Watson Public in the last 14 days
Based on 15 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$299,343 Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
12.23%
From $16.27 to $18.26 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.21 out of 5 stars

Finance Sector

231st out of 843 stocks

Insurance Agents, Brokers, & Service Industry

7th out of 18 stocks

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About Willis Towers Watson Public Stock (NASDAQ:WTW)

Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company operates as an advisory, broking, and solutions company worldwide. It operates through two segments: Health, Wealth & Career and Risk & Broking. The company offers strategy and design consulting, plan management service and support, broking and administration services for health, wellbeing, and other group benefit program, including medical, dental, disability, life, voluntary benefits and other coverages; actuarial support, plan design, and administrative services for pension and retirement savings plans; retirement consulting services and solutions; and integrated solutions that consists of investment discretionary management, pension administration, core actuarial, and communication and change management assistance services. It also provides advice, data, software, and products to address clients' total rewards and talent issues; and risk advice, insurance brokerage, and consulting services in the areas of property and casualty, affinity, risk and analytics, aerospace, construction, global markets direct & facultative, financial, executive and professional risks, financial solutions, crisis management, surety, marine, and natural resources. In addition, the company offers integrated solutions that consists of investment discretionary management, pension administration, core actuarial, and communication and change management assistance services; and software and technology, risk and capital management, products and product pricing, financial and regulatory reporting, financial and capital modeling, M&A, outsourcing, and business management services. 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.

WTW Stock Price History

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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 4/15 Dividend
3/27/2024
Dividend Payable
4/15/2024
Last Earnings
4/25/2024
Today
5/25/2024
Ex-Dividend for 7/15 Dividend
6/28/2024
Dividend Payable
7/15/2024
Next Earnings (Estimated)
7/25/2024
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Sector
Finance
Industry
Insurance agents, brokers, & service
Sub-Industry
N/A
Current Symbol
NASDAQ:WTW
Employees
48,000
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
$296.14
High Stock Price Target
$318.00
Low Stock Price Target
$226.00
Potential Upside/Downside
+17.0%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.57
Research Coverage
14 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$1.06 billion
Pretax Margin
13.20%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$9.48 billion
Cash Flow
$19.83 per share
Book Value
$93.59 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
102,011,000
Market Cap
$25.89 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.75
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WTW Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Willis Towers Watson Public stock right now?

14 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Willis Towers Watson Public in the last year. There are currently 6 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" WTW shares.
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What is Willis Towers Watson Public's stock price target for 2024?

14 analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Willis Towers Watson Public's shares. Their WTW share price targets range from $226.00 to $318.00. On average, they expect the company's stock price to reach $296.14 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 17.0% from the stock's current price.
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How have WTW shares performed in 2024?

Willis Towers Watson Public's stock was trading at $241.20 at the beginning of the year. Since then, WTW shares have increased by 5.0% and is now trading at $253.20.
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When is Willis Towers Watson Public's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, July 25th 2024.
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How were Willis Towers Watson Public's earnings last quarter?

Willis Towers Watson Public Limited (NASDAQ:WTW) released its earnings results on Thursday, April, 25th. The company reported $3.29 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts' consensus estimates of $3.21 by $0.08. The business earned $2.34 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.37 billion. Willis Towers Watson Public had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 16.31% and a net margin of 10.88%. The company's revenue was up 4.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $2.84 earnings per share.

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 Wednesday, May 22nd. Shareholders of record on Sunday, June 30th will be given a dividend of $0.88 per share on Monday, July 15th. This represents a $3.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.39%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, June 28th.
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Is Willis Towers Watson Public a good dividend stock?

Willis Towers Watson Public (NASDAQ:WTW) pays an annual dividend of $3.52 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.39%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 7 consecutive years, indicating the company has a new, but growing committment to grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 35.31%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, WTW will have a dividend payout ratio of 19.28% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Willis Towers Watson Public issued on next quarter's earnings?

Willis Towers Watson Public updated its FY 2024 earnings guidance on Thursday, April, 25th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of 15.400-17.000 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of 16.300. The company issued revenue guidance of $9.9 billion-, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $10.0 billion.

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 Vanguard Group Inc. (11.21%), First Eagle Investment Management LLC (5.33%), Bank of New York Mellon Corp (1.43%), Burgundy Asset Management Ltd. (1.01%), Capital Research Global Investors (0.42%) and Acadian Asset Management LLC (0.41%). Insiders that own company stock include Andrew Jay Krasner, Anne Donovan Bodnar, Brendan R Oneill, Carl Aaron Hess, Gene H Wickes and Julie Jarecke Gebauer.
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How do I buy shares of Willis Towers Watson Public?

Shares of WTW stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NASDAQ:WTW) was last updated on 5/26/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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