Willis Towers Watson PLC

Willis Towers Watson PLC

  • Price (USD)200.44
  • Today's Change-2.84 / -1.40%
  • Shares traded410.45k
  • 1 Year change8.36%
  • Beta0.6901
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About the company

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. The Willis GB segment comprises four business units: Property and Casualty, Transport, Financial Lines and Retail Networks. The Willis Capital Wholesale and Reinsurance segment includes Willis Re; Willis Capital Markets & Advisory; Willis' wholesale business, and Willis Portfolio Underwriting Services. The Willis North America segment provides risk management, insurance brokerage and related risk services.

  • Revenue in USD (TTM)9.26bn
  • Net income in USD1.05bn
  • Incorporated2009
  • Employees45.00k
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Mergers & acquisitions

Acquired companyDeal statusDateDate /
Deal status
WLTW:NSQ since
Grupo UnityDeal completed23 Dec 201923 Dec 2019Deal completed-2.53%--
P E Corporate Services S A (Pty) LtdAnnounced10 Dec 201910 Dec 2019Announced2.90%--
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Peer analysis

Key Information
CompanyRevenue (TTM)Net income (TTM)Market capEmployeesPrice/earnings (TTM)Price/book value (MRQ)Price/cash flow (TTM)Price/sales (TTM)EPS (excl. extraordinary items, TTM)EPS (incl. extraordinary items, TTM)Revenue per share (TTM)Book value per share (MRQ)Asset turnover (TTM)Inventory turnover (TTM)Receivables turnover (TTM)Revenues per employee (TTM)Return on avg assets (TTM)Return on avg assets (5 yr avg)Return on investment (TTM)Return on investment (5 yr avg)Gross margin (TTM)Gross margin
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Quick ratio (MRQ)Interest coverage (TTM)Total debt to capital (MRQ)Payout ratio
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Brown & Brown, Inc.2.49bn426.10m13.18bn10.08k30.033.6923.065.281.551.559.0812.630.3247--2.50247,443.605.745.257.887.32----17.6815.67--10.280.312526.2418.768.7214.7913.8424.019.65
Arthur J Gallagher & Co7.00bn704.70m20.33bn33.30k29.043.7015.832.903.663.7636.3728.660.3455--0.97210,135.103.654.056.857.1834.6129.4410.588.82--4.450.456355.813.769.234.1117.1311.243.52
Willis Towers Watson PLC9.26bn1.05bn26.19bn45.00k25.102.5314.142.838.107.8371.2280.270.2527--3.79198,669.502.952.345.884.71----11.688.70--5.700.348544.986.1818.9150.2223.5921.12-4.31
Verisk Analytics, Inc.2.70bn515.80m30.12bn9.06k59.5913.8535.6711.163.113.1116.2613.390.4075--6.02297,803.507.799.149.5211.7263.0863.5619.1222.51--5.980.59096.698.8512.75-24.984.918.11--
Aon PLC10.98bn1.77bn46.79bn50.00k26.9313.0020.004.267.517.5046.5315.560.3553--0.9843219,600.005.874.4612.608.85----16.5111.94--8.110.686431.132.26-1.7833.541.88-2.5513.21
Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.17.07bn2.02bn56.27bn76.00k28.086.8420.483.303.963.9633.4316.240.5311--3.05224,631.606.378.587.9510.99----12.0012.32--6.410.611442.7011.385.165.903.902.7310.42
Data as of Oct 27 2020. Currency figures normalised to Willis Towers Watson PLC's reporting currency: US Dollar USD

Institutional shareholders

44.16%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 30 Jun 202013.64m10.58%
T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. (Investment Management)as of 31 Jul 20209.96m7.73%
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 30 Jun 20206.49m5.04%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.as of 22 Oct 20206.22m4.83%
Longview Partners LLPas of 30 Jun 20205.31m4.12%
Capital Research & Management Co. (World Investors)as of 30 Jun 20203.53m2.74%
Artisan Partners LPas of 22 Oct 20203.26m2.53%
Citigroup Global Markets, Inc. (Investment Management)as of 30 Jun 20203.23m2.50%
Barclays Bank Plc (Private Banking)as of 22 Oct 20202.89m2.25%
Cantillon Capital Management LLCas of 30 Jun 20202.37m1.84%
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