Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company (WLTW) Shares Sold by Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC

Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC decreased its stake in Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company (NASDAQ:WLTW) by 2.3% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 465,666 shares of the financial services provider’s stock after selling 10,939 shares during the quarter. Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC owned approximately 0.35% of Willis Towers Watson Public Limited worth $71,820,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other hedge funds also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Vanguard Group Inc. lifted its position in Willis Towers Watson Public Limited by 2.2% in the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 12,636,927 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $1,838,168,000 after buying an additional 276,273 shares in the last quarter. Harris Associates L P lifted its position in Willis Towers Watson Public Limited by 13.0% in the 2nd quarter. Harris Associates L P now owns 8,937,984 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $1,300,119,000 after buying an additional 1,027,587 shares in the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. lifted its position in Willis Towers Watson Public Limited by 42.9% in the 2nd quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 7,689,587 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $1,118,528,000 after buying an additional 2,310,281 shares in the last quarter. State Street Corp lifted its position in Willis Towers Watson Public Limited by 6.0% in the 2nd quarter. State Street Corp now owns 6,263,346 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $911,068,000 after buying an additional 354,029 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Longview Partners Guernsey LTD lifted its position in Willis Towers Watson Public Limited by 6.7% in the 3rd quarter. Longview Partners Guernsey LTD now owns 5,677,694 shares of the financial services provider’s stock worth $875,671,000 after buying an additional 355,228 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 96.38% of the company’s stock.



In related news, CFO Michael J. Burwell purchased 3,100 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, November 6th. The shares were bought at an average cost of $160.10 per share, for a total transaction of $496,310.00. Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 3,100 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $496,310. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, Director Jeffrey W. Ubben sold 320,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 9th. The stock was sold at an average price of $161.15, for a total transaction of $51,568,000.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Insiders sold a total of 3,408,295 shares of company stock worth $517,270,833 over the last quarter. 6.70% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.

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Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company (NASDAQ:WLTW) traded up $0.14 during trading hours on Monday, reaching $160.07. 1,735,100 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 809,988. Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company has a 1-year low of $119.70 and a 1-year high of $165.00. The company has a quick ratio of 1.97, a current ratio of 1.97 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.45. The firm has a market cap of $21,135.45, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.62, a PEG ratio of 1.91 and a beta of 0.91.

Willis Towers Watson Public Limited (NASDAQ:WLTW) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. The financial services provider reported $1.12 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.13 by ($0.01). Willis Towers Watson Public Limited had a net margin of 4.43% and a return on equity of 10.93%. The firm had revenue of $1.82 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.84 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the business posted $1.04 earnings per share. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 4.0% compared to the same quarter last year. equities analysts anticipate that Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company will post 8.41 EPS for the current fiscal year.

A number of equities research analysts have issued reports on WLTW shares. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Willis Towers Watson Public Limited from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, September 21st. Robert W. Baird reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $167.00 target price on shares of Willis Towers Watson Public Limited in a research report on Tuesday, September 12th. ValuEngine upgraded shares of Willis Towers Watson Public Limited from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, September 8th. Jefferies Group LLC reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $176.00 target price on shares of Willis Towers Watson Public Limited in a research report on Tuesday, September 5th. Finally, Citigroup Inc. cut their target price on shares of Willis Towers Watson Public Limited from $174.00 to $173.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Monday, August 7th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and sixteen have given a buy rating to the stock. Willis Towers Watson Public Limited has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $155.80.

Willis Towers Watson Public Limited 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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Willis Towers Watson Public Limited (NASDAQ:WLTW)

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