Willis Towers Watson Public Limited (NASDAQ:WTW) Stake Raised by Cwm LLC

Cwm LLC grew its holdings in shares of Willis Towers Watson Public Limited (NASDAQ:WTWGet Rating) by 21.5% during the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 1,707 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 302 shares during the period. Cwm LLC’s holdings in Willis Towers Watson Public were worth $343,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Other hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in the company. CX Institutional bought a new stake in Willis Towers Watson Public during the second quarter worth approximately $42,000. Yousif Capital Management LLC bought a new stake in Willis Towers Watson Public during the second quarter worth approximately $3,318,000. Clear Street Markets LLC bought a new stake in Willis Towers Watson Public during the second quarter worth approximately $46,000. Truist Financial Corp bought a new stake in Willis Towers Watson Public during the second quarter worth approximately $3,101,000. Finally, Credit Suisse AG bought a new stake in Willis Towers Watson Public during the second quarter worth approximately $43,425,000. Institutional investors own 93.77% of the company’s stock.

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

Several research analysts have issued reports on the company. Citigroup assumed coverage on Willis Towers Watson Public in a report on Wednesday, December 14th. They issued a “neutral” rating and a $247.00 price target on the stock. Piper Sandler raised Willis Towers Watson Public from a “neutral” rating to an “overweight” rating and set a $250.00 price target on the stock in a report on Thursday, October 13th. Morgan Stanley dropped their price target on Willis Towers Watson Public from $242.00 to $240.00 and set an “equal weight” rating on the stock in a report on Tuesday, November 22nd. TheStreet raised Willis Towers Watson Public from a “c+” rating to a “b+” rating in a report on Monday, December 12th. Finally, Wells Fargo & Company dropped their price target on Willis Towers Watson Public from $220.00 to $218.00 and set an “equal weight” rating on the stock in a report on Friday, October 28th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating, three have issued a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company. According to data from MarketBeat.com, the company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $256.78.

Insider Activity

In other news, Director Brendan R. Oneill sold 6,520 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, November 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $225.50, for a total transaction of $1,470,260.00. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 7,488 shares in the company, valued at approximately $1,688,544. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. In related news, Director Brendan R. Oneill sold 6,520 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, November 9th. The shares were sold at an average price of $225.50, for a total value of $1,470,260.00. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 7,488 shares in the company, valued at $1,688,544. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website. Also, insider Anne Donovan Bodnar sold 2,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, October 31st. The stock was sold at an average price of $218.34, for a total transaction of $436,680.00. Following the completion of the sale, the insider now owns 10,727 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,342,133.18. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 0.83% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

Willis Towers Watson Public Trading Down 0.0 %

NASDAQ WTW opened at $254.65 on Friday. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $242.32 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $219.43. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.45, a quick ratio of 1.79 and a current ratio of 1.79. Willis Towers Watson Public Limited has a twelve month low of $187.89 and a twelve month high of $258.43. The stock has a market cap of $27.56 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.12, a PEG ratio of 1.04 and a beta of 0.76.

Willis Towers Watson Public (NASDAQ:WTWGet Rating) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 27th. The company reported $2.20 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.14 by $0.06. Willis Towers Watson Public had a net margin of 31.90% and a return on equity of 13.67%. The business had revenue of $1.95 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.99 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $1.73 EPS. Willis Towers Watson Public’s revenue was down 1.0% on a year-over-year basis. Equities analysts anticipate that Willis Towers Watson Public Limited will post 13.5 EPS for the current year.

Willis Towers Watson Public Dividend Announcement

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, January 17th. Stockholders of record on Saturday, December 31st will be issued a dividend of $0.82 per share. This represents a $3.28 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.29%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 29th. Willis Towers Watson Public’s dividend payout ratio is currently 14.32%.

Willis Towers Watson Public Profile

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Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company operates as an advisory, broking, and solutions company worldwide. It operates through two segments, Health, Wealth and Career; and Risk and Broking. The company 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.

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