Worldpay Group PLC Company Profile (LON:WPG)

About Worldpay Group PLC (LON:WPG)

Worldpay Group PLC logoWorldpay Group plc is a United Kingdom-based company, which provides a range of technology-led payment products and services. The Company operates through four segments: Global eCom, WPUK, WPUS and Corporate. Global eCom provides a range of payment services, both online and by mobile, to accept, validate and settle payments in approximately 126 currencies across 146 countries, using any one of over 300 payment methods. WPUK provides in-store, phone, online and mobile payment acceptance solutions for over 300,000 the United Kingdom and Ireland-based customers, from small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to large corporates. WPUS provides in-store, online and mobile payment acceptance solutions for the United States-based customers, with a focus on developing omni-channel and integrated payment solutions for its approximately 109,000 SME customers, and vertical specific solutions for its approximately 13,000 enterprise customers in the grocery, petroleum, restaurant and retail industries.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Industrials
  • Industry: Transaction & Payment Services
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:WPG
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: £6.29 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,987,635,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 314.78
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 290.38
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 247.60 - GBX 327.40
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 47.58
  • P/E Growth: 1.41
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £1.12 billion
  • Price / Sales: 5.62
  • Book Value: GBX 0.42 per share
  • Price / Book: 7.53
  • Dividend Yield: 0.4%
  • EBIDTA: £424.2 million
  • Net Margins: 3.03%
  • Return on Equity: 18.58%
  • Return on Assets: 2.46%
  • Average Volume: 6.55 million shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for Worldpay Group PLC (LON:WPG)

What is Worldpay Group PLC's stock symbol?

Worldpay Group PLC trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "WPG."

How often does Worldpay Group PLC pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Worldpay Group PLC?

Worldpay Group PLC announced a dividend on Tuesday, March 7th. Investors of record on Thursday, May 25th will be paid a dividend of GBX 1.35 per share on Tuesday, June 27th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.5%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 25th. This is a positive change from Worldpay Group PLC's previous dividend of $0.65. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View Worldpay Group PLC's Dividend History.

When will Worldpay Group PLC make its next earnings announcement?

Worldpay Group PLC is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, August, 7th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Worldpay Group PLC.

Where is Worldpay Group PLC's stock going? Where will Worldpay Group PLC's stock price be in 2017?

12 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for Worldpay Group PLC's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 278 to GBX 400. On average, they expect Worldpay Group PLC's share price to reach GBX 321.92 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Worldpay Group PLC.

Who are some of Worldpay Group PLC's key competitors?

Who are Worldpay Group PLC's key executives?

Worldpay Group PLC's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Philip Jansen, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director
  • Ron Kalifa, Executive Vice Chairman of the Board
  • Richard Medlock, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director
  • Kim Crawford Goodman, Chief Executive Officer - Worldpay US
  • Shane Happach, Chief Executive Officer, Global eCom
  • Peter Jackson, Chief Executive Officer - Worldpay UK
  • Ruth Prior, Chief Operating Officer
  • Andy Doyle, Chief Human Resource Officer
  • Mark Kimber, Chief Information Officer
  • Ruwan De Soyza, Group General Counsel

How do I buy Worldpay Group PLC stock?

Shares of Worldpay Group PLC and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.

What is Worldpay Group PLC's stock price today?

One share of Worldpay Group PLC stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 316.40.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Worldpay Group PLC (LON WPG)
Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  116 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  91 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  207
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Worldpay Group PLC and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Worldpay Group PLC (LON:WPG) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 7 Hold Ratings, 5 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.42)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 321.92

Analysts' Ratings History for Worldpay Group PLC (LON:WPG)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
6/27/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 330View Rating Details
6/21/2017Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 304View Rating Details
6/6/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingEqual weightGBX 315View Rating Details
4/19/2017MacquarieDowngradeNeutralGBX 293 -> GBX 319View Rating Details
4/6/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingBuyGBX 400View Rating Details
3/16/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 290View Rating Details
3/15/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 327View Rating Details
3/8/2017Bryan, Garnier & CoReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 278View Rating Details
3/8/2017BNP ParibasReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 340View Rating Details
2/7/2017Deutsche Bank AGInitiated CoverageHoldGBX 300View Rating Details
1/27/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweightView Rating Details
8/11/2016Jefferies Group LLCDowngradeHoldGBX 340 -> GBX 325View Rating Details
11/23/2015Canaccord GenuityInitiated CoverageHoldGBX 269View Rating Details
(Data available from 6/27/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Worldpay Group PLC (LON:WPG)
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Earnings Estimates for Worldpay Group PLC (LON:WPG)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $13.60 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for Worldpay Group PLC (LON WPG)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
3/7/2017GBX 1.350.5%5/25/20175/25/20176/27/2017
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Worldpay Group PLC (LON:WPG)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Worldpay Group PLC (LON:WPG)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Worldpay Group PLC (LON:WPG)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
10/17/2016John AllanInsiderSell743,511GBX 285£2,119,006.35
3/11/2016Oppenheimer,DeannaInsiderBuy30,000GBX 281£84,300
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Worldpay Group PLC (LON:WPG)
Latest Headlines for Worldpay Group PLC (LON:WPG)
DateHeadline logoWorldpay Group PLC (WPG) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages - June 20 at 8:06 AM logoWorldpay Group PLC's (WPG) "Equal weight" Rating Reaffirmed at Barclays PLC - June 11 at 6:32 PM logoWorldpay Group PLC (WPG) Rating Lowered to Equal Weight at Barclays PLC - May 31 at 8:08 AM logoWorldpay Group PLC (WPG) Given Average Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts - May 26 at 7:38 AM logoWorldpay Group PLC (WPG) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages - May 1 at 7:42 AM logoWorldpay Group PLC (WPG) Lowered to Neutral at Macquarie - April 23 at 5:38 PM logoWorldpay Group PLC (WPG) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Barclays PLC - April 15 at 11:07 AM logoWorldpay Group PLC (WPG) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Goldman Sachs Group Inc - April 8 at 8:46 AM logoWorldpay Group PLC (WPG) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Analysts - April 4 at 12:31 PM logoWorldpay Group PLC (WPG) Research Coverage Started at Deutsche Bank AG - April 2 at 8:44 AM logo2 Footsie growth stocks I’d buy before it’s too late - March 20 at 6:46 PM logoWorldpay Group PLC (WPG) Earns “Buy” Rating from Berenberg Bank - March 18 at 8:42 PM logoWorldpay Group PLC (WPG) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Bryan, Garnier & Co - March 8 at 11:54 PM logoUK's Worldpay FY profit beats on e-commerce boost - March 8 at 1:13 AM logoUK's Worldpay full-year profit beats estimate on e-commerce boost - March 8 at 1:13 AM logoWorldpay swings to profit, guidance unchanged - March 8 at 1:13 AM logoUK Stocks-Factors to watch on March 7 - Nasdaq - March 7 at 8:15 AM logo15% jump in FY earnings makes this stock a top FTSE 100 buy for me - March 7 at 8:14 AM logoFull Year 2016 Worldpay Group PLC Earnings Release - 02:00 am ET - March 7 at 8:14 AM logo2 cracking FTSE 100 bargains I’d buy in March - March 1 at 8:29 AM logo[$$] Success of European block trades bodes well for IPO outlook - February 21 at 8:08 AM logo3 FTSE 100 bargains for under £3 - January 9 at 4:08 PM


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Worldpay Group PLC (WPG) Chart for Tuesday, June, 27, 2017

This page was last updated on 6/27/2017 by Staff