Willis Group (WLTW) Receives a Hold from Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo analyst Elyse Greenspan maintained a Hold rating on Willis Group (WLTW) yesterday and set a price target of $160. The company’s shares closed on Friday at $175.65.

According to TipRanks.com, Greenspan is a 3-star analyst with an average return of 2.6% and a 58.2% success rate. Greenspan covers the Financial sector, focusing on stocks such as American International Group, Marsh & Mclennan Companies, and Renaissancere Holdings Ltd.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Willis Group is a Moderate Buy with an average price target of $180.43.

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Based on Willis Group’s latest earnings release for the quarter ending December 31, the company reported a quarterly revenue of $2.37 billion and net profit of $378 million. In comparison, last year the company earned revenue of $2.28 billion and had a net profit of $215 million.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 60 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock. Most recently, in February 2019, Todd Jones, the Head- Corporate Risk & Broking of WLTW sold 3,856 shares for a total of $659,877.

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Willis Towers Watson Plc engages in the provision of advisory, broking, and solutions services. It operates through the following segments: Human Capital and Benefits; Corporate Risk and Broking; Investment, Risk and Reinsurance; and Benefits Delivery and Administration.

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