Willis Group Holdings PLC (WSH) Releases Quarterly Earnings Results
Willis Group Holdings PLC (NYSE:WSH) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday. The company reported $0.42 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.49 by $0.07, AnalystRatingsNetwork reports. The company had revenue of $919.00 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $910.51 million. During the same quarter last year, the company posted $0.45 earnings per share. Willis Group Holdings PLC’s revenue was up 5.5% compared to the same quarter last year.
Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. Analysts at Zacks reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Willis Group Holdings PLC in a research note on Friday, December 13th. They now have a $46.00 price target on the stock. Analysts at Deutsche Bank reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of Willis Group Holdings PLC in a research note on Friday, November 15th. They now have a $42.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $38.00. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company. Willis Group Holdings PLC currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $46.71.
Willis Group Holdings PLC (NYSE:WSH) opened at 43.55 on Wednesday. Willis Group Holdings PLC has a 52-week low of $36.56 and a 52-week high of $47.22. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $43.81 and its 200-day moving average is $43.78. The company’s market cap is $7.721 billion.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Tuesday, April 15th. Shareholders of record on Monday, March 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.30 per share. This represents a $1.20 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.76%.
Willis Group Holdings Public Limited Company (NYSE:WSH) is a holding company.