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WLTW

Willis Towers Watson

$129.86

1.61 (1.26%)

, MMC

Marsh & McLennan

$73.29

0.64 (0.88%)

08:51
04/21/17
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Willis Towers Watson discloses formal investigation by FCA

In a regulatory filing, Willis Towers Watson (WLTW) disclosed that on April 4, the Financial Conduct Authority informed Willis Limited, our U.K. brokerage subsidiary, that it has opened a formal investigation into possible agreements/concerted practices in the aviation broking sector, which represents less than $100M of Willis Towers Watson's revenues. "We are cooperating with the FCA. Given the status of the investigation, we are currently unable to assess the terms on which this investigation will be resolved," the company said. Marsh Limited (MMC) disclosed this morning that the FCA recently conducted an on-site inspection at Marsh Limited's office in London and that it is cooperating fully with the FCA's investigation

WLTW

Willis Towers Watson

$129.86

1.61 (1.26%)

MMC

Marsh & McLennan

$73.29

0.64 (0.88%)

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WLTW Willis Towers Watson
$129.86

1.61 (1.26%)

01/06/17
01/06/17
UPGRADE

On The Fly: Top five analyst upgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Disney (DIS) upgraded to Outperform from Sector Perform at RBC Capital with analyst Steven Cahall saying he believes sentiment on the media and theme park conglomerate is improving. 2. Gartner (IT) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at BMO Capital and to Outperform from Sector Perform at RBC Capital. 3. Fiat Chrysler (FCAU) upgraded to Conviction Buy from Buy at Goldman with analyst Stefan Burgstaller adding Fiat Chrysler to the Conviction Buy List and raised 2017/18 EBIT estimates by 21%/36%, primarily driven by an improved price-mix as a result of the company's NAFTA product realignment. The analyst said the market appears to be skeptical of the company's earnings prospects but he believes Fiat's ability to improve its NAFTA price mix through shifting of production away from mass-market cars and into more profitable vehicles will drive EBIT growth. 4. Integra LifeSciences (IART) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at JMP Securities with analyst David Turkaly saying he believes its recent fundamental performance is sustainable after the company streamlined its portfolio to become faster growing and regenerative medicine focused. 5. Willis Towers Watson (WLTW) upgraded to Outperform from Neutral at Credit Suisse. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
01/27/17
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01/27/17
DOWNGRADE
Target $135
BOFA
Neutral
Willis Towers Watson downgraded to Neutral from Buy at BofA/Merrill
BofA/Merrill analyst Jay Cohen downgraded Willis Towers Watson (WLTW) to Neutal and lowered its price target to $135 from $139. The analyst said potential tax reform will benefit Marsh & McLennan (MMC), which was upgraded to Buy, more than Willis and health care reform uncertainty for exchanges creates uncertainty to his forecasts.
01/27/17
BOFA
01/27/17
UPGRADE
Target $75
BOFA
Buy
Marsh & McLennan upgraded to Buy from Neutral at BofA/Merrill
BofA/Merrill analyst Jay Cohen upgraded Marsh & McLennan (MMC) to Buy citing its better positioning to tax and healthcare exchanges following the election versus Towers Watson (WLTW), which was downgraded to Neutral. The analyst expects Marsh & McLennan to benefit more from tax reform and an improving fundamental backdrop and raised its price target to $75 from $72.
02/13/17
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02/13/17
NO CHANGE
Target $156
SBSH
Buy
Citi views $156 target on Willis Towers Watson as conservative
Citi analyst James Naklicki expects Willis Towers Watson to earn $10 per share in 2018. Using the stock's current multiple, which is a 21% discount to the median of its historical valuation, gets a stock price of $153, without dividends, Naklicki told investors Friday in a research note. He expects the valuation gap to narrow as Willis executes towards its 2018 earnings goal, making him think his $156 price target looks conservative. The analyst keeps a Buy rating on Willis Towers Watson.
MMC Marsh & McLennan
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0.64 (0.88%)

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11/04/16
UPGRADE
BMOC
Outperform
Marsh & McLennan upgraded on valuation at BMO Capital
As noted earlier, BMO Capital upgraded Marsh & McLennan to Outperform from Market Perform. Analyst Charles Sebaski upgraded the stock based on valuation. Target to $76 from $75.
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11/07/16
UPGRADE
Target $73
SDLR
Buy
Marsh & McLennan upgraded to Buy from Hold at Sandler O'Neill
Sandler O'Neill analyst Paul Newsome upgraded Marsh & McLennan to Buy and raised its price target to $73 from $69 saying he expects further organic growth and margin improvements in 2017.

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