SYSTM Wealth Solutions LLC bought a new position in shares of Willis Towers Watson Public Limited (NASDAQ:WTW – Get Rating) during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund bought 4,340 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $1,061,000.
Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board increased its holdings in shares of Willis Towers Watson Public by 110.7% in the third quarter. Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board now owns 4,129 shares of the company’s stock valued at $830,000 after buying an additional 2,169 shares in the last quarter. TD Asset Management Inc increased its holdings in shares of Willis Towers Watson Public by 15.4% in the fourth quarter. TD Asset Management Inc now owns 62,114 shares of the company’s stock valued at $15,192,000 after buying an additional 8,308 shares in the last quarter. Metis Global Partners LLC increased its holdings in shares of Willis Towers Watson Public by 35.1% in the fourth quarter. Metis Global Partners LLC now owns 3,070 shares of the company’s stock valued at $751,000 after buying an additional 797 shares in the last quarter. ProShare Advisors LLC grew its position in Willis Towers Watson Public by 3.4% during the 4th quarter. ProShare Advisors LLC now owns 21,269 shares of the company’s stock worth $5,202,000 after purchasing an additional 708 shares in the last quarter. Finally, PGGM Investments purchased a new position in Willis Towers Watson Public during the 3rd quarter worth approximately $3,699,000. Institutional investors own 93.77% of the company’s stock.
Insider Buying and Selling
In related news, insider Julie Jarecke Gebauer sold 2,500 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, May 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of $231.44, for a total transaction of $578,600.00. Following the sale, the insider now directly owns 79,740 shares in the company, valued at $18,455,025.60. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this hyperlink. 0.83% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.
Analyst Ratings Changes
Willis Towers Watson Public Price Performance
Shares of WTW traded up $0.97 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $220.56. 15,155 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 517,612. Willis Towers Watson Public Limited has a one year low of $187.89 and a one year high of $258.93. The company has a current ratio of 1.96, a quick ratio of 1.96 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.44. The business has a 50-day moving average of $231.11 and a 200 day moving average of $238.76. The stock has a market capitalization of $23.47 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.03, a PEG ratio of 1.27 and a beta of 0.75.
Willis Towers Watson Public (NASDAQ:WTW – Get Rating) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, April 27th. The company reported $2.84 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.81 by $0.03. Willis Towers Watson Public had a net margin of 12.18% and a return on equity of 14.76%. The business had revenue of $2.24 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $2.22 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the firm earned $2.66 earnings per share. Willis Towers Watson Public’s revenue was up 3.9% compared to the same quarter last year. As a group, equities analysts expect that Willis Towers Watson Public Limited will post 14.42 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
Willis Towers Watson Public Dividend Announcement
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Monday, July 17th. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 30th will be issued a $0.84 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 29th. This represents a $3.36 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.52%. Willis Towers Watson Public’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 33.70%.
Willis Towers Watson Public Profile
Willis Towers Watson Plc engages in the provision of advisory, broking, and solutions services. It operates through the following segments: Human Capital and Benefits (HCB), Corporate Risk and Broking (CRB), Investment, Risk and Reinsurance (IRR), and Benefits Delivery and Administration (BDA). The HCB segment provides advice, broking, solutions, and software for employee benefit plans, human resources organizations, and management teams.
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