NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Willis Group Holdings (NYSE: WSH) is tomorrow, September 28, 2011. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 26 cents per share. At a price of $34.59 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 3.1%.

The average volume for Willis Group has been one million shares per day over the past 30 days. Willis Group has a market cap of $5.8 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are down 1.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

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 20.5, equal to the average insurance industry P/E ratio and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Willis Group as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, poor profit margins and disappointing return on equity. You can view the full Willis Group Ratings Report.

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