Willis Group Stock Gaps Down On Today's Open (WSH)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of Willis Group Holdings (NYSE: WSH) were gapping down Wednesday morning with an open price 10.7% lower than Tuesday's closing price. The stock closed at $38.67 Tuesday and opened today's trading at $34.52.

The average volume for Willis Group has been 898,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Willis Group has a market cap of $6.74 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are down 0.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

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 24.6, above the average insurance industry P/E ratio of 24.4 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 poor profit margins, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. You can view the full Willis Group Ratings Report.

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