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Willis Towers Watson PLC stock outperforms competitors on strong trading day

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Terrence Horan

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Shares of Willis Towers Watson PLC WLTW, +0.16% 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 SPX, +0.15% rising 0.85% to 4,480.70 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, +0.10% 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. MMC, +0.59% rose 0.76% to $158.80, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. AJG, +1.17% rose 3.58% to $150.19, and Brown & Brown Inc. BRO, +1.08% rose 2.46% to $57.48. Trading volume (2.0 M) eclipsed its 50-day average volume of 2.0 M.

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