Shares of Willis Towers Watson PLC
inched 0.77% higher to $226.34 Thursday, on what proved to be an all-around positive trading session for the stock market, with the S&P 500 Index
rising 0.20% to 4,367.48 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average
rising 0.07% to 34,823.35. This was the stock's third consecutive day of gains. Willis Towers Watson PLC closed $45.53 short of its 52-week high ($271.87), which the company achieved on May 10th.
The stock demonstrated a mixed performance when compared to some of its competitors Thursday, as Marsh & McLennan Cos.
rose 2.47% to $145.90, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
rose 0.89% to $142.11, and Brown & Brown Inc.
rose 0.56% to $53.57. Trading volume (708,515) remained 373,115 below its 50-day average volume of 1.1 M.