WLTW Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company

Price (delayed)

$199.69

Market cap

$25.77B

P/E Ratio

25.44

Dividend/share

$2.66

EPS

$7.86

Enterprise value

$31.32B

Sector: Financial Services
Industry: Insurance Brokers
Willis Towers Watson Plc engages in the provision of advisory, broking, and solutions services. It operates through the following segments: Human Capital and Benefits (HCB); Corporate Risk and Broking (CRB); Investment, Risk and Reinsurance (IRR); and Benefits Delivery and Administration (BDA). The HCB segment provides advice, broking, solutions, and software for employee benefit plans, the human resources organizations, and the management teams. The CRB segment offers a range of risk advice, insurance brokerage, and consulting services to clients ranging from small businesses to corporations. The IRR segment focuses in helping clients free up capital and manage investment complexity. The BDA segment covers medical and ancillary benefit exchange and outsourcing services to active employees and retirees across both the group and individual markets. The company was founded in 1828 and is headquartered in London, United Kingdom.

Highlights

Willis Towers Watson's gross profit has increased by 8% YoY
WLTW's revenue is up by 8% year-on-year
WLTW's price to earnings (P/E) is 26% lower than its 5-year quarterly average of 34.3 but 2.2% higher than its last 4 quarters average of 24.9
Willis Towers Watson's EPS has increased by 21% YoY but it has decreased by 4% QoQ
The quick ratio has declined by 5% since the previous quarter and by 5% year-on-year

Key stats

What are the main financial stats of WLTW
Market
Shares outstanding
128.86M
Market cap
$25.77B
Enterprise value
$31.32B
Valuations
Price to earnings (P/E)
25.44
Price to book (P/B)
2.49
Price to sales (P/S)
2.78
EV/EBIT
20.05
EV/EBITDA
12.61
EV/Sales
3.38
Earnings
Revenue
$9.26B
EBIT
$1.56B
EBITDA
$2.48B
Free cash flow
$1.14B
Per share
EPS
$7.86
Free cash flow per share
$8.89
Book value per share
$80.28
Revenue per share
$71.91
TBVPS
$183.76
Balance sheet
Total assets
$38.11B
Total liabilities
$27.65B
Debt
$6.64B
Equity
$10.34B
Working capital
$903M
Liquidity
Debt to equity
0.64
Current ratio
1.05
Quick ratio
0.18
Net debt/EBITDA
2.24
Margins
EBITDA margin
26.8%
Gross margin
100%
Net margin
11%
Operating margin
14.2%
Efficiency
Return on assets
2.8%
Return on equity
10%
Return on invested capital
15%
Return on capital employed
8.2%
Return on sales
16.9%
Dividend
Dividend yield
1.33%
DPS
$2.66
Payout ratio
33.8%

WLTW stock price

How has the Willis Towers Watson stock price performed over time

Financial performance

How have Willis Towers Watson's revenue and profit performed over time
Revenue
$9.26B
Gross profit
$9.26B
Operating income
$1.32B
Net income
$1.02B
Gross margin
100%
Net margin
11%
The company's operating income rose by 29% YoY
The net income has grown by 20% YoY but it has contracted by 4.1% from the previous quarter
The operating margin has grown by 19% YoY but it has contracted by 2.1% from the previous quarter
WLTW's net margin is up by 11% year-on-year but it is down by 5% since the previous quarter

Valuation

What is Willis Towers Watson stock price valuation
P/E
25.44
P/B
2.49
P/S
2.78
EV/EBIT
20.05
EV/EBITDA
12.61
EV/Sales
3.38
WLTW's price to earnings (P/E) is 26% lower than its 5-year quarterly average of 34.3 but 2.2% higher than its last 4 quarters average of 24.9
Willis Towers Watson's EPS has increased by 21% YoY but it has decreased by 4% QoQ
The P/B is 13% higher than the 5-year quarterly average of 2.2 and 3.8% higher than the last 4 quarters average of 2.4
The equity has grown by 2.4% year-on-year
The price to sales (P/S) is 11% higher than the 5-year quarterly average of 2.5 and 3% higher than the last 4 quarters average of 2.7
WLTW's revenue is up by 8% year-on-year

Efficiency

How efficient is Willis Towers Watson business performance
The company's return on equity rose by 18% YoY but it fell by 4.8% QoQ
Willis Towers Watson's return on sales has increased by 16% YoY
WLTW's ROA is up by 12% YoY but it is down by 3.4% QoQ
Willis Towers Watson's return on invested capital has decreased by 2.6% QoQ

Dividends

What is WLTW's dividend history
DPS
$2.66
Dividend yield
1.33%
Payout ratio
33.8%
Recent dividends

Financial health

How did Willis Towers Watson financials performed over time
The total assets is 38% more than the total liabilities
The quick ratio has declined by 5% since the previous quarter and by 5% year-on-year
WLTW's debt is 36% smaller than its equity
WLTW's debt is up by 19% year-on-year but it is down by 4.3% since the previous quarter
The debt to equity rose by 16% YoY but it fell by 6% QoQ

All financial data is based on trailing twelve months (TTM) periods - updated quarterly, unless otherwise specified.