Willis Group (WLTW): KBW Keeps Buy Rating Today, Has a Target of $164.0/Share

September 17, 2017 - By Marguerite Chambers

 Willis Group (WLTW): KBW Keeps Buy Rating Today, Has a Target of $164.0/Share

Willis Group (WLTW) Rating Reaffirmed

KBW now has a $164.0 PT on shares of Willis Group (WLTW). The PT suggests a potential upside of 7.09 % from the last stock close price of Willis Group (WLTW). This rating was revealed to clients and investors in analysts report on Friday morning.

Willis Towers Watson PLC (NASDAQ:WLTW) Ratings Coverage

Among 11 analysts covering Willis Towers … (WLTW), 7 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 2 Hold. Therefore 64% are positive. Willis Towers … has $176.0 highest and $122.0 lowest target. $162.83’s average target is 6.33% above currents $153.14 stock price. Willis Towers … had 16 analyst reports since March 28, 2016 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Tuesday, August 9 by Citigroup. The stock of Willis Towers Watson PLC (NASDAQ:WLTW) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, July 13 by Citigroup. On Friday, September 8 the stock rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Buy”. Jefferies maintained Willis Towers Watson PLC (NASDAQ:WLTW) rating on Friday, June 16. Jefferies has “Buy” rating and $16500 target. The stock has “Hold” rating by Deutsche Bank on Monday, March 28. The firm has “Sell” rating given on Thursday, August 3 by Wells Fargo. As per Friday, January 6, the company rating was upgraded by Credit Suisse. Citigroup maintained it with “Buy” rating and $173 target in Monday, August 7 report. The stock of Willis Towers Watson PLC (NASDAQ:WLTW) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, August 3 by Stifel Nicolaus. On Friday, January 27 the stock rating was downgraded by Bank of America to “Neutral”.

The stock increased 0.47% or $0.72 on September 15, reaching $153.14. About 1.88M shares traded or 115.62% up from the average. Willis Towers Watson PLC (WLTW) has risen 11.94% since September 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.76% the S&P500.

Investors wait Willis Towers Watson PLC (NASDAQ:WLTW) to report on November, 3. its quarterly earnings Wall Street analysts expect $1.13 earnings per share, up $0.09 or 8.65 % from last year’s $1.04 same quarter earnings. This translates into $151.71M profit for WLTW giving the stock a 33.88 P/E. This is assuming the current $1.13 EPS is accurate. Willis Towers Watson PLC’s Wall Street analysts see -22.07 % negative EPS growth, taking into account the $1.45 EPS reproted in the previous quarter,

Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company is a holding company. The company has market cap of $20.56 billion. The Firm operates as a global advisory, broking and solutions company. It has a 43.28 P/E ratio. It is engaged in offering risk management, insurance broking, consulting, technology and solutions, and private exchanges.

More notable recent Willis Towers Watson PLC (NASDAQ:WLTW) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Willis Towers Watson Insider Just Sold $400 Million” on August 30, 2017, also Businessinsurance.com with their article: “Willis Towers Watson recruits new CFO” published on August 21, 2017, Businessinsurance.com published: “Willis Towers Watson promotes, hires broking executives” on July 11, 2017. More interesting news about Willis Towers Watson PLC (NASDAQ:WLTW) were released by: Businessinsurance.com and their article: “Top insurance brokers, No. 3: Willis Towers Watson PLC” published on July 03, 2017 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Why Should You Hold Willis Towers Watson (WLTW) Stock?” with publication date: July 04, 2017.

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