Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc. reduced its share in shares of Willis Towers Watson PLC (NASDAQ: WLTW) by 3.2% during the 3rd quarter, as it filed with the Securities and Exchange (SEC) file. The institutional investor had 107,767 shares of the stock of the financial services provider after the sale of 3,558 shares during the quarter. Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc. owned about 0.08% of Willis Towers Watson worth $ 15,189,000 at the end of the latest quarter.
Recently, many major investors made changes in their posts at WLTW. WINTON GROUP Ltd grew up in Willis Towers Watson by 19.5% in the first quarter. WINTON GROUP Ltd now owns 5,427 shares of the valued financial service provider's stock at $ 826,000 after the acquisition of 886 additional shares during the period. Allianz Asset Management GmbH grew up in Willis Towers Watson by 5.3% in the first quarter. Allianz Asset Management GmbH now owns 42,543 shares of the valued financial service provider's stock at $ 6,475,000 after the acquisition of 2,127 additional shares during the period. The Alaska State Revenue Department grew up in Willis Towers Watson by 21.0% in the second quarter. The Alaska State Revenue Department now owns 31,538 shares of the valued financial service provider's stock at $ 4,779,000 after the acquisition of 5,480 additional shares during the period. Fjarde AP Fonden grew the fourth Swedish National Pension Fund to benefit Willis Towers Watson by 9.9% in the second quarter. Fjarde AP Fonden The Fourth Fourth National Reserve Fund of Sweden now owns 39,530 shares of the valued financial service provider's stock at $ 5,993,000 after the acquisition of 3,549 additional shares during the period. Finally, Atria Investments LLC received a new benefit at Willis Towers Watson in the second quarter valued at around $ 238,000. The hedgerow funds and other institutional investors own 93.30% of the stock of the company.
WLTW has been the subject of a number of research reports. The Suis Willis Towers Watson Credit Group raised a "neutral" rating to a "exceed" score and set a price objective of $ 166.00 to the company in a research note Monday, October 8th. Citigroup set a $ 165.00 price target at Willis Towers Watson and awarded the "buy" degree in a research note on Friday, October 12th. BidaskClub broke Willis Towers Watson from a "catch" to "sell" rating in a research report on Thursday, September 27th. Morgan Stanley broke his target price on Willis Towers Watson from $ 175.00 to $ 171.00 and placed a "overweight" rating on the stock in a research report on Friday, August 3rd. Finally, the Investigations of Zacks Willis Towers Watson broke a "catch" to "sell" rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 8. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sales rate, five have rated a scale, ten have announced a purchase rate and one has given the company a strong purchase rate. The stock has a consensus rate of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $ 172.85.
In related news, Adam Garrard, an interim, sold 1,830 shares of Willis Towers Watson stock in a transaction on Friday, August 31st. The stock was sold at an average price of $ 146.77, for a total of $ 268,589.10. Following the sale, the employer now has 13,739 shares in the company, worth £ 2,016,473.03. The sale was filed in filing with the Commission Securities & Exchange, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, Julie Jarecke, Gebauer, sold 10,000 shares of Willis Towers Watson stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 13th. The stock was sold at an average price of $ 160.15, for a total value of $ 1,601,500.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders has sold 14,280 shares of a stock of $ 2,251,211 worth over the last quarter. Currently, 0.50% of the stock is currently owned by individuals who are corporate.
NASDAQ shares: WLTW opened at $ 159.97 on Wednesday. The company has a market gap of $ 20.78 billion, the ratio P / E of 18.80, the ratio P / E / G of 1.37 and beta of 0.74. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.44, a fast ratio of 1.86 and a current ratio of 1.86. Willis Towers Watson PLC has a 12 month price of $ 134.50 and 12 months high from $ 164.99.
Willis Towers Watson (NASDAQ: WLTW) announced its earnings results on Friday, 2nd November. The financial services provider reported $ 1.32 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beat Thomson Reuters' consensus estimation of $ 1.11 by $ 0.21. The revenue company had $ 1.89 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst expectations of $ 1.88 billion. Willis Towers Watson received an equity return of 10.15% and a net edge of 6.84%. Quarterly Willis Towers Watson revenue up 3.1% per year. During the same quarter of the previous year, the company earned earnings of $ 1.12 per share. As a group, research analysts predict that Willis Towers Watson PLC will post 9.82 earnings per share for the current financial year.
Recently, the company declared a quarterly interest, paid on Monday, October 15th. A dividend of $ 0.60 was awarded the share to record investors on Sunday, September 30th. The pre-dividend date was Thursday, September 27th. This represents a dividend of $ 2.40 on an annual basis and a product of 1.50%. The Willis Towers Watson (DPR) dividend payment ratio is currently 28.20%.
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Company Profile Willis Towers Watson
Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company acts as an advisory, broker and worldwide solutions company. Its Human Capital and Benefits segment provides actuarial support, design of plans and administrative services for traditional pensions and retirement savings schemes; management, brochure and administration management of plans for health programs and the interests of groups; and external services benefits.
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