Why Towers Watson (TW) Stock Is Gaining Today

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Towers Watson (TW) shares are up 3.6% to $108.03 on Tuesday after reporting fourth quarter earnings of $1.34, 9 cents better than analysts were expecting, on revenue of $879 million.

Despite this quarter's earnings beat, the professional services company guided first quarter revenue to between $1.17 and $1.22, below analysts expectations of $1.33 for the quarter. 

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TheStreet Ratings team rates TOWERS WATSON & CO as a Buy with a ratings score of A-. TheStreet Ratings Team has this to say about their recommendation:

"We rate TOWERS WATSON & CO (TW) a BUY. This is based on the convergence of positive investment measures, which should help this stock outperform the majority of stocks that we rate. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, increase in net income, revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow."

Highlights from the analysis by TheStreet Ratings Team goes as follows:

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