Willis Group Holdings Limited ( WSH ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 28, 2015. A cash dividend payment of $0.31 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 15, 2015. Shareholders who purchased WSH prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that WSH has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $40.97, the dividend yield is 3.03%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WSH was $40.97, representing a -17.99% decrease from the 52 week high of $49.96 and a 4.76% increase over the 52 week low of $39.11.
WSH is a part of the Finance sector, which includes companies such as Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc. ( MMC ) and Aon plc ( AON ). WSH's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.91. Zacks Investment Research reports WSH's forecasted earnings growth in 2015 as 9.1%, compared to an industry average of 7%.