Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company (WTW) Insider Trading: What Insights Can Be Gained?

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As of Wednesday close, Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company’s (NASDAQ:WTW) stock was up $2.19, moving up 0.92 percent to $241.31. The average number of shares traded per day over the past five days has been 670,660 shares. 5 times new highs have been achieved over the past 5 days, with a $7.87 gain in that time frame. In the last twenty days, the average volume was 653,390, while in the previous 50 days, it was 643,048.

Since last month, WTW stock rose 14.11%. Shares of the company fell to $208.78 on 10/27/22, the lowest level in the past month. A 52-week high of $244.73 was reached on 03/29/22 after having rallying from a 52-week low of $187.89. Since the beginning of this year, WTW’s stock price has risen by 1.61% or $3.82, and marked a new high 6 times. However, the stock has declined by -1.40% since its 52-week high.


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WTW stock investors should be aware that Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company (WTW) stock had its last reported insider trading activity 3 days ago on Nov 21. Gebauer Julie Jarecke, the Head of Health, Wealth &Career of the company, disposed of 5,000 shares for $235.07 on Nov 21. It resulted in a $1,175,374 divestment by the insider. WICKES GENE H sold 8,112 shares at an average price of $235.00 on Nov 18. The insider now owns 61,563 shares following the transaction. On Nov 09, Director ONEILL BRENDAN R sold 6,520 shares at $225.50 apiece. The transaction was valued at $1,470,246.

Valuation Metrics

Right now, Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company (WTW) has a P/E ratio of about 28.46. The stock’s beta is 0.76. Besides these, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 2.94, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 2.70, and the price-to-cash flow ratio of 252.25 may also be considered.

The latest dividend of $0.82 per share was paid out, remained unchanged from last year’s $0.82.

Financial Health

In the three months ended September 29, Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company’s quick ratio stood at 1.10, while its current ratio was 1.10, showing that the company is able to pay off its debt. According to company report, the long-term debt-to-equity ratio for the quarter ending September 29 was 0.46, and the total debt-to-equity ratio was 0.48. In the year ended September 29, operating margins totaled 13.00%. Based on annual data, WTW earned $2.69 billion in gross profit and brought in $9.0 billion in revenue.

A company’s management is another factor that investors consider when determining the profitability of an investment. In the past year, return on investment (ROI) was 11.40%. Return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months was 25.40%.

In Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company’s quarter-end financial report for September 29, it reported total debt of $4.47 billion. According to the earnings report, the company had a lower net income in the recent quarter than it did in the previous quarter. WTW’s revenue fell -1.02% to $2.03 billion during the quarter, while net income inched up to $1.95 billion. While analysts expected Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company to report $2.1 quarterly earnings, the actual figure was $2.18 per share, beating the consensus estimate by 3.80%. During the quarter, the company generated $285.0 million in EBITDA. The value of shareholders’ equity is $108.24 million.

Technical Picture

This quick technical analysis looks at Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company’s (WTW) price momentum. With a historical volatility rate of 11.62%, the RSI 9-day stood at 79.12% on 23 November.

With respect to its five-day moving average, the current Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company price is up by +3.37% percent or $7.87. At present, WTW shares trade +14.39% above its 20-day simple moving average and +20.16% percent above its 100-day simple moving average. However, the stock is currently trading approximately +16.57% above its SMA50 and +7.18% above its SMA200.

Stochastic coefficient K was 98.08% and Stochastic coefficient D was 91.32%, while ATR was 4.86. Given the Stochastic reading of 96.91% for the 14-day period, the RSI (14) reading has been calculated as 73.77%. As of today, the MACD Oscillator reading stands at 4.20, while the 14-day reading stands at 7.58.

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