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NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) --

Willis Group Holdings

(NYSE:

WSH

) hit a new 52-week high Friday as it traded at $39.51 compared with its previous 52-Week high of $39.50. Willis Group is changing hands at $39.50 with 227,840 shares traded as of 12:12 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 788,700 shares over the past 30 days. Willis Group has a market cap of $6.7 billion and is part of the

financial

sector and

insurance

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industry. Shares are up 13% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Willis Group Holdings Public Limited Company and its subsidiaries provide a range of insurance and reinsurance broking, and risk management consulting services to clients in various industries, including aerospace, marine, construction, and energy. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.3, below the average insurance industry P/E ratio of 14.7 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 23.4.

TheStreet Ratings rates Willis Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, revenue growth and attractive valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full

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