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Attractive stocks have exceptional fundamentals. In the case of Willis Towers Watson Public Limited Company (NASDAQ:WLTW), there’s is a company with great financial health as well as a a strong history of performance. In the following section, I expand a bit more on these key aspects. If you’re interested in understanding beyond my broad commentary, read the full report on Willis Towers Watson here.
Excellent balance sheet with solid track record
WLTW delivered a bottom-line expansion of 75% in the prior year, with its most recent earnings level surpassing its average level over the last five years. In addition to beating its historical values, WLTW also outperformed its industry, which delivered a growth of 6.6%. This is an optimistic signal for the future. WLTW’s ability to maintain an adequate level of cash to meet upcoming liabilities is a good sign for its financial health. This indicates that WLTW has sufficient cash flows and proper cash management in place, which is a key determinant of the company’s health. WLTW’s has produced operating cash levels of 0.26x total debt over the past year, which implies that WLTW’s management has put its borrowings into good use by generating enough cash to cover a sufficient portion of borrowings.
For Willis Towers Watson, there are three key factors you should further examine:
- Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for WLTW’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for WLTW’s outlook.
- Valuation: What is WLTW worth today? Is the stock undervalued, even when its growth outlook is factored into its intrinsic value? The intrinsic value infographic in our free research report helps visualize whether WLTW is currently mispriced by the market.
- Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of WLTW? Explore our interactive list of stocks with large potential to get an idea of what else is out there you may be missing!
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