Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company (NASDAQ:WLTW) went up by 4.32% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $248.30. The company’s stock price has collected 11.15% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 04/29/21 that Willis Towers Watson Reports Strong First Quarter 2021 Earnings
Is It Worth Investing in Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company (NASDAQ :WLTW) Right Now?
Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company (NASDAQ:WLTW) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 22.66 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for WLTW is at 0.80. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 5 analysts out of 16 who provided ratings for Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company declared the stock was a “buy,” while 1 rated the stock as “overweight,” 9 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $259.54, which is -$0.86 below the current price. WLTW currently public float of 128.55M and currently shorts hold a 4.74% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of WLTW was 982.88K shares.
WLTW’s Market Performance
WLTW stocks went up by 11.15% for the week, with a monthly jump of 13.10% and a quarterly performance of 27.55%, while its annual performance rate touched 45.19%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 3.76% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 2.11% for Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 8.76% for WLTW stocks with a simple moving average of 21.80% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of WLTW
Piper Sandler gave a rating of “Neutral” to WLTW, setting the target price at $202 in the report published on November 02nd of the previous year.
WLTW Trading at 12.56% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought WLTW to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was able to rebound, for now settling with 4.25% of gains for the given period.
Volatility was left at 2.11%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 3.76%, as shares surge +10.82% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +16.09% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, WLTW rose by +11.15%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +25.59% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $239.28. In addition, Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company saw 22.87% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Stock Fundamentals for WLTW
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +15.09 for the present operating margin
- +76.37 for the gross margin
The net margin for Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company stands at +10.63. The total capital return value is set at 8.13, while invested capital returns managed to touch 6.04. Equity return is now at value 13.20, with 3.70 for asset returns.
Based on Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company (WLTW), the company’s capital structure generated 62.17 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 38.34. Total debt to assets is 17.46, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 51.77. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 31.92.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 3.43, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.21. The receivables turnover for the company is 3.22 and the total asset turnover is 0.25.