Willis Towers Watson Dividend yield

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   USD per share 
 Price  151.86
 Dividend  2.40
 Earnings  9.37
 Cash-flow  6.63
 Book value  79.93
 Equity  77.44

Willis Towers Watson is part of Nonlife Insurance business, which is part of Financials industry. Willis Towers Watson is a company from USA, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Willis Towers Watson paid a total dividend of 312 million USD last year, for a market value of 19,742 millions (Market Cap 19,653 millions). Dividend per share of Willis Towers Watson is 2.40 USD, and his stock market price 151.86 USD.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Willis Towers Watson has a dividend yield of 1.58%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from USA. It is also lower than average of Financials industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Willis Towers Watson dividend yield with other Nonlife Insurance companies or firms from USA.

Dividend yield of Willis Towers Watson

Willis Towers Watson Dividend Payout

About the ability of Willis Towers Watson to maintain his current dividend of USD 2.40 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.58%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Willis Towers Watson payout on ernings is currently 25.61%, which is lower than the market average and companies of Financials industry, which are 40.41% and 45.44% respectively. Both figures lead us to believe that there is confidence that Willis Towers Watsoncan maintain his current dividend.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Willis Towers Watson is USD 6.63 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of USD 2.40, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Willis Towers Watson, compared againt world market average, USA companies, Financials industry and Nonlife Insurance sector companies.

Willis Towers Watson payout

Willis Towers Watson Stock performance

Finally, last moth Willis Towers Watson showed a return of -4.80% compared to a worldwide -5.60% average, and a -5.58% of Financials firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a 0.80% versus a worldwide performance of a -11.41%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for USA and Nonlife Insurance firms.

Willis Towers Watson stock and market return

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