Shares of Willis Towers Watson PLC
inched 0.69% higher to $262.78 Tuesday, on what proved to be an all-around mixed trading session for the stock market, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.06% to 34,133.03 and the S&P 500 Index
falling 0.67% to 4,164.66. This was the stock's sixth consecutive day of gains. Willis Towers Watson PLC closed $1.83 below its 52-week high ($264.61), which the company achieved on April 30th.
The stock outperformed some of its competitors Tuesday, as Marsh & McLennan Cos.
fell 0.10% to $135.16, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
rose 0.30% to $145.50, and Brown & Brown Inc.
rose 0.53% to $53.38. Trading volume (671,126) remained 289,337 below its 50-day average volume of 960,463.