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Last $46.49 USD
Change Today -0.13 / -0.28%
Volume 747.7K
WSH On Other Exchanges
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As of 8:04 PM 07/31/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

willis group holdings plc (WSH) Snapshot

Open
$46.70
Previous Close
$46.62
Day High
$46.73
Day Low
$46.38
52 Week High
04/15/15 - $49.96
52 Week Low
10/16/14 - $39.11
Market Cap
8.3B
Average Volume 10 Days
829.5K
EPS TTM
$2.35
Shares Outstanding
179.3M
EX-Date
09/28/15
P/E TM
19.8x
Dividend
$1.24
Dividend Yield
2.62%
Current Stock Chart for WILLIS GROUP HOLDINGS PLC (WSH)

willis group holdings plc (WSH) Details

Willis Group Holdings Public Limited Company provides insurance brokerage, reinsurance, and risk management consulting services worldwide. It provides services to aerospace clients, including aircraft manufacturers, air cargo handlers and shippers, airport managers, and other general aviation companies; and advisory services, such as claims recovery, contract and leasing risk management, safety services, and market information. The company also offers various insurance brokerage services, including property damage, offshore construction, liability, and control of well and pollution insurance to the energy industry; and marine insurance and reinsurance brokerage services, such as hull, cargo, and general marine liabilities. In addition, it offers brokerage for directors' and officers' insurance, as well as professional indemnity insurance for corporations, financial institutions, and professional firms; risk management advice and brokerage services to the construction industry; and specialist risk management, insurance, and reinsurance services to fine art, diamond, and jewelry businesses, as well as to armored car operators. Further, the company provides people risk solutions using a combination of risk management, kidnap and ransom, and personal accident services and products to meet the needs of corporations and private clients; services for horse racing and breeding industry, and the agri-business sector; and advice to companies involved in the insurance and reinsurance industry on mergers and acquisition transactions and capital markets products. Additionally, it offers health, welfare, and human resources consulting and brokerage services to commercial clients. The company serves clients located in approximately 120 countries, including multinational and middle-market companies, as well as public institutions and individual clients. Willis Group Holdings Public Limited Company was founded in 1828 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.

18,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 07/28/15
Founded in 1828

willis group holdings plc (WSH) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director a...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.0M
Group Chief Financial Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $937.5K
Chief Executive Officer of Willis Internation...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.0M
Chief Executive Officer of Willis North Ameri...
Total Annual Compensation: $731.3K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

willis group holdings plc (WSH) Key Developments

Willis Group Holdings Appoints Thomas Messer as Regional Leader of Aviation in Latin America

Willis Group Holdings announced with immediate effect the appointment of Thomas Messer as Regional Leader of aviation in Latin America. Messer joined Willis in 2002 and has served in a variety of roles within the aerospace re/insurance market most recently with a particular focus on clients in the Latin America region. In his new role, based in Miami, he will oversee insurance and risk management solutions for Willis clients in the region including aerospace companies, airlines, airports and general aviation.

Willis Group Holdings Seeks Acquisitions

Willis Group Holdings Public Limited Company (NYSE:WSH) is seeking acquisitions. Dominic Casserley, Willis Group's Chief Executive Officer, said "We seek to acquire firms that complement our existing business mix and that fit culturally."

Willis Capital, Wholesale and Reinsurance Reports Unaudited Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2015

Willis Capital, Wholesale and Reinsurance reported unaudited earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported total revenues of $191 million compared to $193 million a year ago. Operating income was $36 million compared to $63 million a year ago. For the six months period, the company reported total revenues of $488 million and operating income of $189 million.

 

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