Dividend Growth of Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company(WLTW)

Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company(WLTW) is having a Dividend Yield of 1.53% with the Annual cash Dividend per share of $1.92. The last quarter cash dividend per share pay out was $0.48. Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company has a 5 year average dividend yield of 2.59% and the stock has a Indicated annual dividend of $1.92. Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company(WLTW) has the most recent dividend payout ratio of 0.24 with a 5-year average payout ratio of 0.42. The 5 year historical dividend growth of Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company(WLTW) is at the rate of -6.48% while the R-Squared dividend growth is 0.25. If the value of R-Square is close to one, it indicates a perfect fit and the higher value conforms to the regression line while data close to zero indicates the opposite.

Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company (NASDAQ:WLTW) rose 0.77% or 0.97 points on Thursday and made its way into the gainers of the day. After trading began at $125.44 the stock was seen hitting $126.55 as a peak level and $125.44 as the lowest level. The stock ended up at $126.4. The daily volume was measured at 524,511 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $133.4 and the 52-week low is $107.01. The company has a market cap of $17,226 million. Shares of Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company rose by 3.15% in the last five trading days and 0.18% for the last 4 weeks. Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company is up 2.89% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 3.37%.

Currently the company Insiders own 6.4% of Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company shares according to the proxy statements. In the past twelve weeks, the net percent change held by company insiders has changed by -12.89% . Institutional Investors own 88.23% of Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company shares. During last six month period, the net percent change held by insiders has seen a change of -11.87%. Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Dec 7, 2016, Julie Jarecke Gebauer (Head of Human Capital&Benefits) sold 20,000 shares at 121.37 per share price.On Dec 6, 2016, Carl Aaron Hess (Head of IRR) sold 1,000 shares at 120.29 per share price.On Nov 22, 2016, Dominic Casserley (President and Deputy CEO) sold 1,781 shares at 125.50 per share price.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Willis Towers Watson PLC was Downgraded by BofA/Merrill to Neutral on Jan 27, 2017. Willis Towers Watson PLC was Upgraded by Credit Suisse to Outperform on Jan 6, 2017.

Willis Towers Watson PLC Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Feb 9, 2017. The company reported $1.88 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.27. Analyst had a consensus of $1.61. The company had revenue of $1927.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $1966.18 million. The companys revenue was up .3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.33 EPS.

Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company is an advisory, broking and solutions company. Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company, formerly known as Willis Group Holdings Public Limited Company, is based in London, United Kingdom.

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