Willis Towers Watson PLC (NASDAQ:WLTW) insider Joseph Gunn sold 9,437 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, February 16th. The stock was sold at an average price of $159.94, for a total value of $1,509,353.78. Following the transaction, the insider now owns 22,040 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $3,525,077.60. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website.
Joseph Gunn also recently made the following trade(s):
- On Tuesday, February 20th, Joseph Gunn sold 9,438 shares of Willis Towers Watson stock. The stock was sold at an average price of $159.95, for a total value of $1,509,608.10.
Willis Towers Watson PLC (WLTW) opened at $156.53 on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 1.82, a quick ratio of 1.97 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.43. The company has a market capitalization of $21,096.09, a PE ratio of 37.45, a P/E/G ratio of 1.58 and a beta of 0.90. Willis Towers Watson PLC has a twelve month low of $125.39 and a twelve month high of $165.00.
A number of brokerages recently commented on WLTW. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Willis Towers Watson from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, February 12th. BidaskClub cut Willis Towers Watson from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, February 14th. Barclays restated a “buy” rating and set a $195.00 target price (up from $172.00) on shares of Willis Towers Watson in a report on Sunday, February 18th. Wells Fargo & Co restated a “hold” rating and set a $154.00 target price on shares of Willis Towers Watson in a report on Wednesday, January 10th. Finally, Deutsche Bank raised their target price on Willis Towers Watson from $140.00 to $150.00 and gave the company a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, February 9th. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $168.67.
Hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of the business. Advisor Group Inc. raised its position in Willis Towers Watson by 30.2% in the 2nd quarter. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 699 shares of the financial services provider’s stock valued at $101,000 after purchasing an additional 162 shares in the last quarter. FNY Managed Accounts LLC acquired a new stake in Willis Towers Watson in the 4th quarter valued at about $149,000. Calton & Associates Inc. acquired a new stake in Willis Towers Watson in the 4th quarter valued at about $192,000. Dean Capital Investments Management LLC acquired a new stake in Willis Towers Watson in the 4th quarter valued at about $201,000. Finally, Capital Wealth Planning LLC acquired a new stake in Willis Towers Watson in the 3rd quarter valued at about $204,000. 91.83% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.
Willis Towers Watson Company Profile
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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