Shares of Willis Towers Watson PLC
rallied 1.06% to $236.75 Wednesday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.85% to 4,480.70 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.68% to 34,814.39. The stock's rise snapped a two-day losing streak. Willis Towers Watson PLC closed $35.12 below its 52-week high ($271.87), which the company reached on May 10th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Wednesday, as Marsh & McLennan Cos.
rose 0.76% to $158.80, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
rose 3.58% to $150.19, and Brown & Brown Inc.
rose 2.46% to $57.48. Trading volume (2.0 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 2.0 M.