Willis Group Holdings PLC Given Average Rating of “Hold” by Analysts (NYSE:WSH)
Willis Group Holdings PLC (NYSE:WSH) has earned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the eleven ratings firms that are covering the company, AR Network reports. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The average twelve-month price target among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $46.56.
Willis Group Holdings PLC (NYSE:WSH) traded up 0.25% on Thursday, hitting $43.55. The stock had a trading volume of 71,802 shares. Willis Group Holdings PLC has a one year low of $40.10 and a one year high of $47.22. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $42.58 and a 200-day moving average of $42.88. The company has a market cap of $7.806 billion and a P/E ratio of 19.97.
Willis Group Holdings PLC (NYSE:WSH) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, April 29th. The company reported $1.36 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.19 by $1.17. The company had revenue of $1.10 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.10 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $1.46 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 4.4% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that Willis Group Holdings PLC will post $2.67 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
A number of research firms have recently commented on WSH. Analysts at Deutsche Bank reiterated a “sell” rating on shares of Willis Group Holdings PLC in a research note on Wednesday. They now have a $38.00 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Zacks reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Willis Group Holdings PLC in a research note on Wednesday, April 30th. They now have a $45.00 price target on the stock.
Willis Group Holdings Public Limited Company provides a range of insurance brokerage, reinsurance and risk management consulting services to its clients worldwide.
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