Analysts at KBW Reiterate their Past ‘”Buy”’ rating on Shares Willis Group (WLTW), Set a $164.0 PT

September 17, 2017 - By Peter Erickson

 Analysts at KBW Reiterate their Past ‘

Willis Group (WLTW) Rating Reaffirmed

The financial company has just set a TP of $164.0 on Willis Group (WLTW) shares. This is 7.09 % from the current price. In an analyst note sent to clients and investors on Friday, 8 September, KBW kept their “Buy” rating on shares of WLTW.

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 firm has “Sell” rating by Deutsche Bank given on Thursday, October 20. Wells Fargo maintained the shares of WLTW in report on Thursday, August 3 with “Sell” rating. Deutsche Bank maintained Willis Towers Watson PLC (NASDAQ:WLTW) on Monday, March 28 with “Hold” rating. The stock of Willis Towers Watson PLC (NASDAQ:WLTW) earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Thursday, August 3. Credit Suisse upgraded the shares of WLTW in report on Friday, January 6 to “Outperform” rating. On Friday, September 8 the stock rating was maintained by Keefe Bruyette & Woods with “Buy”. The stock of Willis Towers Watson PLC (NASDAQ:WLTW) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, September 5 by Jefferies. The stock of Willis Towers Watson PLC (NASDAQ:WLTW) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, November 15 by Goldman Sachs. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Monday, August 7 by Citigroup. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Thursday, July 13 by Citigroup.

The stock increased 0.47% or $0.72 on September 15, reaching $153.14. About 1.88 million 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.

Wall Street await Willis Towers Watson PLC (NASDAQ:WLTW) to release earnings on November, 3. Analysts forecast earnings per share of $1.13, up exactly $0.09 or 8.65 % from 2014’s $1.04 EPS. The expected WLTW’s profit could reach $151.71 million giving the stock 33.88 P/E in the case that $1.13 earnings per share is reported. After posting $1.45 EPS for the previous quarter, Willis Towers Watson PLC’s analysts now forecast -22.07 % negative EPS growth.

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’s (WLTW) CEO John Haley on Q1 2017 Results – Earnings …” on May 06, 2017, also Seekingalpha.com with their article: “Willis Towers Watson Insider Just Sold $400 Million” published on August 30, 2017, Businessinsurance.com published: “Willis Towers Watson recruits new CFO” on August 21, 2017. More interesting news about Willis Towers Watson PLC (NASDAQ:WLTW) were released by: Businessinsurance.com and their article: “Willis Towers Watson reports increased Q1 profits” published on May 04, 2017 as well as Ft.com‘s news article titled: “Willis Towers Watson chief reveals merger wobbles” with publication date: June 27, 2017.

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