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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company (NASDAQ:WLTW)?

The company in question is, Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company (NASDAQ:WLTW) currently with a stock price of 124.68 (0.59% today). The market cap for Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company is 17374.16, and is in the sector Financial, and Insurance Brokers industry. The target price for Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company is 135.38. Currently Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company is trading with a P/E of 34.41, and a forward P/E of 14.63. Average volume for Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company is 649.94 and so far today it is 309400.

Performance in the last year for Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company has been *TBA. For EPS growth, Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company has seen a growth of 2.00%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 10.37%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -5.20% over the last five years and could be 57.73% for the next five years. Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 111.40%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -48.80%. The 20-day simple moving average is 0.77%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 3.77%.

Since the IPO date for Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company on the 1/6/2016, Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company has seen performance year to date to be 4.78%. With Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company trading at 124.68, the dividend yield is 1.54%, and the EPS is 3.62.

So could Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 34.41. The PEG is 0.6, P/S is 2.89 and the P/B is at 1.55. The P/cash is 18.31, with P/free cash flow at 90.02.

Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1.1, and the quick ratio is 1.1. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.3, and total debt/equity at 0.34.

In terms of margins, Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company has a gross margin of *TBA, an operating margin of 8.20% and a profit margin of 6.70%.Payout ratio for Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company is 71.00%. Return on assets come to 1.60% with return on investment coming to 8.40%.

Insider ownership for Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company, is at 0.20% and institutional ownership comes to 93.30%. Outstanding shares are at 139.35. While shares float is 137.62. The float short is currently 2.13%, and short ratio is 4.51.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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