Willis Towers Watson Public (NASDAQ:WTW) PT Raised to $320.00

Willis Towers Watson Public (NASDAQ:WTWGet Free Report) had its target price raised by equities research analysts at Wells Fargo & Company from $288.00 to $320.00 in a research report issued on Wednesday, Benzinga reports. The firm currently has an “overweight” rating on the stock. Wells Fargo & Company‘s price objective would indicate a potential upside of 17.74% from the stock’s current price.

WTW has been the subject of a number of other research reports. Piper Sandler increased their target price on shares of Willis Towers Watson Public from $265.00 to $267.00 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a report on Friday, October 27th. Truist Financial increased their target price on shares of Willis Towers Watson Public from $265.00 to $275.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, October 27th. Morgan Stanley raised their price objective on shares of Willis Towers Watson Public from $225.00 to $236.00 and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a report on Friday, October 27th. TheStreet upgraded shares of Willis Towers Watson Public from a “c+” rating to a “b-” rating in a report on Monday, October 30th. Finally, Raymond James raised their price objective on shares of Willis Towers Watson Public from $250.00 to $255.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a report on Tuesday, October 31st. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the stock. Based on data from MarketBeat, the company currently has a consensus rating of “Moderate Buy” and a consensus target price of $270.21.

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Willis Towers Watson Public Trading Up 1.2 %

Shares of Willis Towers Watson Public stock opened at $271.79 on Wednesday. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $245.05 and a 200-day moving average of $226.62. The stock has a market cap of $28.07 billion, a PE ratio of 27.12, a PEG ratio of 1.68 and a beta of 0.72. Willis Towers Watson Public has a 52-week low of $195.29 and a 52-week high of $272.09. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.48, a quick ratio of 1.32 and a current ratio of 1.45.

Willis Towers Watson Public (NASDAQ:WTWGet Free Report) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, February 6th. The company reported $7.44 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $7.05 by $0.39. The company had revenue of $2.91 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $2.91 billion. Willis Towers Watson Public had a net margin of 11.12% and a return on equity of 15.70%. Willis Towers Watson Public’s quarterly revenue was up 7.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $6.33 earnings per share. As a group, sell-side analysts forecast that Willis Towers Watson Public will post 16.16 EPS for the current year.

Hedge Funds Weigh In On Willis Towers Watson Public

A number of hedge funds have recently bought and sold shares of WTW. Parkside Financial Bank & Trust raised its stake in shares of Willis Towers Watson Public by 19.7% during the 4th quarter. Parkside Financial Bank & Trust now owns 249 shares of the company’s stock worth $60,000 after purchasing an additional 41 shares during the period. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. raised its stake in Willis Towers Watson Public by 2.5% in the 4th quarter. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Co. now owns 1,699 shares of the company’s stock valued at $416,000 after acquiring an additional 42 shares during the period. National Bank of Canada FI grew its holdings in Willis Towers Watson Public by 1.3% during the 2nd quarter. National Bank of Canada FI now owns 3,897 shares of the company’s stock valued at $912,000 after buying an additional 51 shares in the last quarter. Steel Canyon Capital LLC grew its holdings in Willis Towers Watson Public by 0.3% during the 4th quarter. Steel Canyon Capital LLC now owns 16,063 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,929,000 after buying an additional 51 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Brighton Jones LLC grew its holdings in Willis Towers Watson Public by 4.3% during the 3rd quarter. Brighton Jones LLC now owns 1,253 shares of the company’s stock valued at $262,000 after buying an additional 52 shares in the last quarter. 91.41% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

About Willis Towers Watson Public

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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 & Broking. The company offers strategy and design consulting, plan management service and support, broking and administration services for health, wellbeing, and other group benefit programs; actuarial support, plan design, and administrative services for pension and retirement savings plans; and benefits outsourcing services, including a suite of health and welfare, and pension administration outsourcing services.

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