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Willis Towers Watson

$147.89

0.86 (0.58%)

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Willis Towers Watson upgraded to Buy on valuation at Sandler O'Neill

Sandler O'Neill analyst Paul Newsome upgraded Willis Towers Watson to Buy from Hold with an unchanged price target of $163. The analyst is making a valuation call with the stock down to "both absolute and relative valuations that we have not seen since there were significant concerns about the Willis/Towers Watson merger and the company's ability to generate organic growth." He views Willis Towers Watson's valuation as inexpensive relative to peers.

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WLTW Willis Towers Watson
$147.89

0.86 (0.58%)

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On The Fly: Top five analyst downgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst downgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Adobe (ADBE) downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at JMP Securities with analyst Patrick Walravens saying he believes the shares are fairly valued after having risen 69% in 2017 and a further 21% year-to-date. 2. Dover (DOV) downgraded to Neutral from Overweight at JPMorgan with analyst Steve Tusa saying a lack of near-term catalysts makes the risk/reward profile no longer attractive. 3. AMD (AMD) downgraded to Negative from Neutral at Susquehanna with analyst Christopher Rolland saying he confirmed Bitmain has developed an ASIC for Ethereum mining, which he believes accounted for roughly 20% of AMD's sales. 4. Jack in the Box (JACK) downgraded to Equal Weight from Overweight at Morgan Stanley with analyst John Glass saying he sees limited upside and ongoing top-line risk. 5. Willis Towers Watson (WLTW) downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at BofA/Merrill with analyst Jay Cohen saying while Willis' organic growth rebounded in 2017, its inconsistent margin performance detracts a bit from his confidence in the company's near-term earnings power. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
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Target $163
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Willis Towers Watson downgraded to Underperform from Neutral at BofA/Merrill
BofA/Merrill analyst Jay Cohen downgraded Willis Towers Watson to Underperform after having reconstituted the firm's coverage structure to include both the Life and Non-Life names and concluding that the stock falls in the Underperform range on a total return basis compared to that group. While Willis' organic growth rebounded in 2017, its inconsistent margin performance detracts a bit from his confidence in the company's near-term earnings power, said Cohen, who has a $163 price target on the stock.
03/22/18
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03/22/18
NO CHANGE
Target $192
RHCO
Buy
Willis Towers Watson price target raised to $192 from $182 at SunTrust
SunTrust analyst Mark Hughes raised his price target on Willis Tower Watson to $192, citing a "significant improvement" in FY18 free cash flows, forecasts of "cleaner" results, higher interest rates spurring pension de-risking, and expectations for the CEO to renew his contract. Hughes keeps his Buy rating on Willis Tower Watson, adding that his new price target puts the valuation on the stock in line with the peers' 13-times enterprise value to EBITDA.

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