Towers Watson & Co. ( TW ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 28, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.15 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 15, 2015. Shareholders who purchased TW prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 5th quarter that TW has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $119.91, the dividend yield is .5%.
The previous trading day's last sale of TW was $119.91, representing a -15.48% decrease from the 52 week high of $141.88 and a 22.23% increase over the 52 week low of $98.10.
TW is a part of the Consumer Services sector, which includes companies such as CGI Group, Inc. ( GIB ) and Robert Half International Inc. ( RHI ). TW's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $5.5. Zacks Investment Research reports TW's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 4.13%, compared to an industry average of 10.6%.
Interested in gaining exposure to TW through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have TW as a top-10 holding:
- iShares S&P Mid-Cap 400 Value ETF ( IJJ )
- Vanguard S&P Mid-Cap 400 Value ETF ( IVOV )
- SPDR S&P 400 Mid Cap Value ETF (based on S&P MidCap 400 Value ( MDYV ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is IVOV with an decrease of -11.02% over the last 100 days. IJJ has the highest percent weighting of TW at 1.16%.
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