Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company (NASDAQ:WLTW) insider Jeffrey W. Ubben sold 41,348 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, September 18th. The shares were sold at an average price of $152.38, for a total value of $6,300,608.24. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this link.

Shares of Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company (WLTW) traded up 0.38% during trading on Wednesday, hitting $152.41. 812,423 shares of the stock traded hands. The company has a market cap of $20.47 billion, a PE ratio of 43.14 and a beta of 0.94. Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company has a one year low of $112.76 and a one year high of $153.80. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $152.36 and a 200-day moving average price of $152.36.

Willis Towers Watson Public Limited (NASDAQ:WLTW) last announced its earnings results on Thursday, August 3rd. The financial services provider reported $1.45 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $1.48 by ($0.03). The firm had revenue of $1.95 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.95 billion. Willis Towers Watson Public Limited had a return on equity of 10.63% and a net margin of 4.75%. The business’s revenue was up .2% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $1.66 EPS. Analysts anticipate that Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company will post $8.43 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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Institutional investors and hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can increased its holdings in shares of Willis Towers Watson Public Limited by 11.8% during the 2nd quarter. Great West Life Assurance Co. Can now owns 693 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $100,000 after purchasing an additional 73 shares during the period. Commonwealth Bank of Australia increased its holdings in shares of Willis Towers Watson Public Limited by 12.1% during the 2nd quarter. Commonwealth Bank of Australia now owns 694 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $100,000 after purchasing an additional 75 shares during the period. Advisor Group Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Willis Towers Watson Public Limited by 30.2% during the 2nd quarter. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 699 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $101,000 after purchasing an additional 162 shares during the period. Dupont Capital Management Corp bought a new position in shares of Willis Towers Watson Public Limited during the 2nd quarter worth about $106,000. Finally, Advisors Asset Management Inc. increased its holdings in shares of Willis Towers Watson Public Limited by 77.2% during the 2nd quarter. Advisors Asset Management Inc. now owns 909 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $132,000 after purchasing an additional 396 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 94.38% of the company’s stock.

A number of equities research analysts recently issued reports on WLTW shares. Zacks Investment Research lowered Willis Towers Watson Public Limited from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 13th. UBS AG restated a “buy” rating and set a $163.00 price objective (up from $159.00) on shares of Willis Towers Watson Public Limited in a report on Monday, June 5th. Morgan Stanley restated an “overweight” rating and set a $160.00 price objective (up from $150.00) on shares of Willis Towers Watson Public Limited in a report on Friday, July 7th. Robert W. Baird restated a “buy” rating and set a $167.00 price objective on shares of Willis Towers Watson Public Limited in a report on Tuesday, September 12th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded Willis Towers Watson Public Limited from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, September 8th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and fourteen have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $154.50.

About Willis Towers Watson Public Limited

Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company (Willis Towers Watson) is a holding company. The Company operates as a global advisory, broking and solutions company. It is engaged in offering risk management, insurance broking, consulting, technology and solutions, and private exchanges. The Company operates through eight segments: Willis International; Willis North America; Willis Capital, Wholesale & Reinsurance (CWR); Willis GB; Towers Watson Benefits; Towers Watson Exchange Solutions; Towers Watson Risk and Financial Services; and Towers Watson Talent and Rewards.

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