NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of Willis Group Holdings (NYSE: WSH) were gapping down Tuesday morning with an open price 12.6% lower than Monday's closing price. The stock closed at $40.67 Monday and opened today's trading at $35.56.

The average volume for Willis Group has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Willis Group has a market cap of $6.8 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 17.4% 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 24.1, below the average insurance industry P/E ratio of 24.3 and above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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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