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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 4/10

Interest Coverage 67.13
TW's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 618 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 17.12 vs. TW: 67.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
TW' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 0
Current: 67.13
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 2/10

» TW's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-08-11)

Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Oprt. Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

TW Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Pioneer Investments 389,095 sh (+53.14%)
Ron Baron 688,235 sh (+8.41%)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
John Rogers 244,601 sh (-0.25%)
Joel Greenblatt 380,773 sh (-0.95%)
Chuck Royce 786,371 sh (-29.32%)
Robert Olstein 31,836 sh (-50.26%)
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Q3 2015

TW Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Mario Gabelli 4,800 sh (New)
Jim Simons 433,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 6,834 sh (New)
Jeff Ubben 330,000 sh (New)
John Rogers 309,592 sh (+26.57%)
Joel Greenblatt 448,671 sh (+17.83%)
Robert Olstein Sold Out
Ron Baron 648,476 sh (-5.78%)
Pioneer Investments 155,470 sh (-60.04%)
Chuck Royce 32,990 sh (-95.80%)
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Q4 2015

TW Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Mario Gabelli 16,000 sh (+233.33%)
Jeff Ubben 725,000 sh (+119.70%)
Ron Baron 762,284 sh (+17.55%)
John Rogers 316,232 sh (+2.14%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 139,267 sh (-10.42%)
Chuck Royce 27,090 sh (-17.88%)
Joel Greenblatt 109,354 sh (-75.63%)
Jim Simons 29,964 sh (-93.08%)
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Q1 2016

TW Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Jeff Ubben Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
John Rogers Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Ron Baron Sold Out
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
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Business Description

Industry: Business Services » Business Services
Traded in other countries:TW6.Germany,

Towers Watson & Co was formed on January 1, 2010. The Company is a professional services company that helps organizations improves performance through effective people, risk and financial management. It offers solutions in the areas of employee benefits, talent management, rewards, risk and capital management and healthcare exchanges for both retirees and active employees. The Company offers its clients with services through four business segments; Benefits; Risk and Financial Services; Talent and Rewards; and Exchange Solutions. The Benefits segment provides benefits consulting and administration services through four lines of business; Retirement; Health and Group Benefits; Technology and Administration Solutions; and International Consulting. Retirement supports organizations in designing, managing, administering and communicating retirement plans. Health and Group Benefits provides advice on the design, financing, delivery, ongoing plan management and communication of health and group benefit programs. Technology and Administration Solutions line deliver cost-effective benefit outsourcing solutions. The International Consulting Group provides expertise in dealing with international human capital management and related benefits and compensation advice. The Risk and Financial Services segment has two lines of business; Risk Consulting and Software; and Investment. The Risk Consulting and Software provides risk consulting and financial modeling software solutions to the insurance industry. Investment provides consulting and solutions focused on investment, risk assessment, asset allocation, manager selection and investment execution to institutional investors including pension plans. The Talent and Rewards segment has three lines of business Executive Compensation; Rewards, Talent and Communication; and Data, Surveys and Technology. The Rewards, Talent and Communication provides services including designing and implementing pay and other human resource programs and processes that influence employees' behavior, engagement and performance. The Data, Surveys and Technology enhances workforce management programs through reward administration and talent management technology, compensation benchmarking, employee opinion surveys, and human resource (HR) function metrics. The Exchange Solutions segment includes two lines of business; Retiree & Access Exchanges; and Liazon. Its OneExchange Retiree solution operates private Medicare insurance exchange in the U.S. Its retiree solution enables employers to transition their retirees to individual, defined contribution health plans at an annual cost that the employer controls - versus group-based, defined benefit health plans. Its Clients includes approximately 92% of the Fortune500 companies and 84% of the Fortune 1000. It also provides advice to insurance companies. Its competitors include; Mercer HR Consulting; Aon Hewitt Consulting; Deloitte, Accenture, EY, SuccessFactors, Pricewaterhouse



Dividend & Buy Back

Dividend Yield 0.49
TW's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
95% of the 671 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.55 vs. TW: 0.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
TW' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 0.49
Current: 0.49
Dividend Payout 0.10
TW's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
96% of the 429 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. TW: 0.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
TW' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 0
Current: 0.1
Forward Dividend Yield 0.49
TW's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
95% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 2.78 vs. TW: 0.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
Yield on cost (5-Year) 0.49
TW's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
94% of the 781 Companies
in the Global Business Services industry.

( Industry Median: 3.14 vs. TW: 0.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
TW' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 0.49
Current: 0.49

Valuation & Return


More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $3,662
EPS (TTM) $ 6.12
Short Percentage of Float1.65%
52-Week Range $110.16 - 141.88
Shares Outstanding (Mil)69.44

Analyst Estimate

Jun16 Jun17
Revenue (Mil $) 5,848 6,310
EPS ($) 6.84 9.22
EPS w/o NRI ($) 6.84 9.22
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
Dividends Per Share ($) 0.48 0.61
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