Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company - Ordinary Shares (WLTW): Price and Financial Metrics

Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company - Ordinary Shares (WLTW): $231.56

-2.78 (-1.19%)

POWR Rating

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  • WLTW scores best on the Quality dimension, with a Quality rank ahead of 84.59% of US stocks.
  • The strongest trend for WLTW is in Quality, which has been heading up over the past 148 days.
  • WLTW's current lowest rank is in the Sentiment metric (where it is better than 3.8% of US stocks).

WLTW Stock Summary

  • WLTW has a higher market value than 90.62% of US stocks; more precisely, its current market capitalization is $29,200,192,771.
  • The volatility of Willis Towers Watson Plc's share price is greater than that of merely 21.32% US stocks with at least 200 days of trading history.
  • Willis Towers Watson Plc's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 7.98%, greater than the shareholder yield of 78.8% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to Willis Towers Watson Plc are AJG, CFG, HIG, KEY, and BF.B.
  • Visit WLTW's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.willistowerswatson.com.

WLTW Valuation Summary

  • In comparison to the median Financial Services stock, WLTW's price/sales ratio is 141.67% higher, now standing at 2.9.
  • WLTW's price/sales ratio has moved up 0.5 over the prior 239 months.
  • WLTW's price/sales ratio has moved up 0.5 over the prior 239 months.

Below are key valuation metrics over time for WLTW.

Stock Date P/S P/B P/E EV/EBIT
WLTW 2021-02-25 3.1 2.7 29.0 21.5
WLTW 2018-12-04 2.5 2.0 36.4 38.2
WLTW 2013-09-27 2.2 3.9 -16.9 -37.4
WLTW 2011-05-05 2.1 2.7 15.2 11.6
WLTW 2007-12-05 2.2 4.3 12.1 11.0
WLTW 2003-08-22 2.5 4.1 20.3 10.7

WLTW Growth Metrics

    Its year over year price growth rate is now at 39.17%.
  • Its 3 year cash and equivalents growth rate is now at 3.98%.
  • The 3 year revenue growth rate now stands at 71.48%.
WLTW's revenue has moved up $1,100,000,000 over the prior 33 months.

The table below shows WLTW's growth in key financial areas (numbers in millions of US dollars).

Date Revenue Operating Cash Flow Net Income to Common Stock
2021-09-30 9,613 2,445 2,296
2021-06-30 9,649 1,455 1,514
2021-03-31 9,476 1,623 1,424
2020-12-31 9,352 1,774 996
2020-09-30 9,278 1,667 1,064
2020-06-30 9,258 1,463 1,018

WLTW's Quality Factors

The “Quality” component of the POWR Ratings focuses on 31 different factors of a companies fundamentals and operational strength. Here are some key insights as we drill into the specifics of these quality attributes.
  • WLTW has a Quality Grade of B, ranking ahead of 83.98% of graded US stocks.
  • WLTW's asset turnover comes in at 0.252 -- ranking 70th of 133 Insurance stocks.
  • ICCH, KINS, and PRA are the stocks whose asset turnover ratios are most correlated with WLTW.

The table below shows WLTW's key quality metrics over time.

Period Asset Turnover Gross Margin ROIC
2021-09-30 0.252 1 0.327
2021-06-30 0.251 1 0.220
2021-03-31 0.247 1 0.204
2020-12-31 0.245 1 0.156
2020-09-30 0.249 1 0.160
2020-06-30 0.252 1 0.150

WLTW Price Target

For more insight on analysts targets of WLTW, see our WLTW price target page. And for a list of of all stocks sorted by upside potential based on analyst target price, see our Top Price Target page.

Average Price Target $245.92 Average Broker Recommendation 1.73 (Moderate Buy)

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WLTW Price/Volume Stats

Current price $231.56 52-week high $271.87
Prev. close $234.34 52-week low $197.63
Day low $231.26 Volume 1,233,500
Day high $235.50 Avg. volume 1,046,540
50-day MA $233.83 Dividend yield 1.38%
200-day MA $235.81 Market Cap 28.85B

Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company - Ordinary Shares (WLTW) Company Bio

Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company operates as an advisory, broking, and solutions company. The Company provides a range of insurance brokerage, reinsurance, and risk management consulting services. The company is based in London, England.

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Willis Towers Watson changing ticker symbol to 'WTW'

Willis Towers Watson said it will change its Nasdaq stock ticker symbol to "WTW" at the open of market trading on Monday, Jan. 10. No action is required from Willis Towers Watson shareholders, the company said on Friday. Willis Towers Watson CEO Carl Hess said the change, "is just one of the ways we are simplifying to increase our agility and effectiveness, as we move forward as a strong and independent WTW." Willis Towers Watson's ordinary shares will continue to be listed on Nasdaq and the CUS

Yahoo | January 7, 2022

Willis Towers Watson announces Nasdaq ticker symbol change from WLTW to WTW

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 07, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ: WLTW), a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company, today announced that its ticker symbol on the Nasdaq stock market will change to “WTW” at the open of market trading on Monday January 10, 2022. Willis Towers Watson has traded under the ticker “WLTW” since 2016. Carl Hess, Willis Towers Watson CEO, commented, "Changing our ticker symbol is just one of the ways we are simplifying to increase our agility

Yahoo | January 7, 2022

Global M&A to remain strong in 2022 as valuations reach historic highs, putting pressure on deals to achieve meaningful value

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 05, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- In 2021, global deal makers achieved their first positive M&A performance for a full year since 2016, according to latest research on completed deals from Willis Towers Watson''s Quarterly Deal Performance Monitor (QDPM). Based on share price performance, companies making M&A deals outperformed the World Index 1 by +1.4 percentage points on average. Run in partnership with the M&A Research Center at The Bayes Business School (formerly Cass), the data also reveal that global activity achieved new highs as completed deals valued over $100 million reached 1,047 in 2021. This represents a significant increase over the previous year (674) and is the highest annual volume since Willis Towers Watson''s analysis began in 2008. Deal volume in Nor...

Benzinga | January 5, 2022

Willis Towers Watson (WLTW) Receives a Buy from Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo analyst Elyse Greenspan maintained a Buy rating on Willis Towers Watson (WLTW – Research Report) today and set a price target of $284.00. The company's shares closed last Tuesday at $238.54. According to TipRanks.com, Greenspan is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 11.8% and a 65.7% success rate. Greenspan covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as American International Group, Marsh & Mclennan Companies, and United Insurance Holdings. The word on The Street in general, suggests a Moderate Buy analyst consensus rating for Willis Towers Watson with a $266.00 average price target.

Brian Anderson on TipRanks | January 4, 2022

Analyst Ratings For Willis Towers Watson

Over the past 3 months, 5 analysts have published their opinion on Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ: WLTW ) stock. These analysts are

Business Insider Markets | January 4, 2022

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WLTW Price Returns

1-mo -0.23%
3-mo -5.13%
6-mo 6.13%
1-year 13.48%
3-year 53.64%
5-year 98.44%
YTD -2.50%
2021 14.16%
2020 5.83%
2019 34.81%
2018 2.42%
2017 25.05%

WLTW Dividends

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