About Wpp Plc
WPP plc (WPP) operates in four segments: Advertising and Media Investment Management; Consumer Insight; Public Relations & Public Affairs, and Branding & Identity, Healthcare and Specialist Communications. Advertising and Media Investment Management, where it operates advertising networks Ogilvy & Mather Advertising, JWT, Y&R, Grey, bates and the United Network. In July 2012, WPP's Ogilvy & Mather acquired 70% interest in Foster Informatica, Ltd. In July 2012, WPP announced that JWT, its advertising agency network, acquired a majority interest in Activeark Oy, a full-service digital agency in Finland. In July 2012, its wholly owned company, Millward Brown, acquired Cadem Advertising S.A.; its Commarco GmbH acquired a majority interest in KKLD* GmbH, and WPP Digital acquired a majority stake in Acceleration Holdings Ltd and Acceleration eMarketing (Pty) Limited. In August 2012, its global operating network, Possible Worldwide, acquired a majority stake in Fortune Cookie (UK) Limited.
Industry, Sector and Symbol:
- Sector: N/A
- Industry: N/A
- Sub-Industry: N/A
- Exchange: LON
- Symbol: WPP
- Previous Close: $23.42
- 50 Day Moving Average: $1862.83
- 200 Day Moving Average: $1786.62
- 52-Week Range: GBX 1,204 - GBX 1,908
- Trailing P/E Ratio: 29.08
- P/E Growth: 1.42
- Market Cap: $24.05B
- Outstanding Shares: 1,284,000,000
Consensus Ratings for Wpp Plc (LON:WPP) (?) The ratings breakdown includes the most recent rating from each analyst that has rated the stock within the last twelve months. The ratings score is a calculation of the average number of sell, hold, buy and strong buy ratings (0-1.5 = Sell, 1.5-2.5 = Hold, 2.5-3.5 = Buy, >3.5 = Strong Buy). The consensus price target is a mean average of the most recent price target set by each analyst that has set a price target for the stock in the last twelve months.
|Ratings Breakdown: ||6 Hold Ratings, 16 Buy Ratings|
|Consensus Rating:||Buy (Score: 2.73)|
|Consensus Price Target: ||GBX 1,952.50|
Analysts' Ratings History for Wpp Plc (LON:WPP)
(Data available from 2/23/2015 forward)
|2/21/2017||Numis Securities Ltd||Reiterated Rating||Add||GBX 1,975|
|2/21/2017||Liberum Capital||Reiterated Rating||Buy||GBX 2,100|
|2/8/2017||Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)||Reiterated Rating||Buy||GBX 2,220|
|2/6/2017||J P Morgan Chase & Co||Reiterated Rating||Overweight||GBX 2,102|
|1/25/2017||Barclays PLC||Boost Price Target||Overweight||GBX 2,100 -> GBX 2,200|
|1/19/2017||HSBC Holdings plc||Reiterated Rating||Buy||GBX 2,180|
|1/16/2017||BNP Paribas||Reiterated Rating||Outperform||GBX 2,230|
|1/11/2017||Berenberg Bank||Boost Price Target||Hold||GBX 1,620 -> GBX 1,760|
|1/10/2017||Macquarie||Reiterated Rating||Outperform||GBX 1,950|
|1/5/2017||Investec||Reiterated Rating||Hold||GBX 1,750|
|12/8/2016||Jefferies Group LLC||Upgrade||Buy||GBX 1,820 -> GBX 1,840|
|12/5/2016||Shore Capital||Reiterated Rating||Buy|
|12/2/2016||Credit Suisse Group||Reiterated Rating||Outperform||GBX 2,000|
|12/2/2016||Deutsche Bank AG||Reiterated Rating||Buy||GBX 1,890|
|11/25/2016||Kepler Capital Markets||Reiterated Rating||Buy||GBX 1,950|
|11/1/2016||Natixis||Boost Price Target||Neutral||GBX 1,600 -> GBX 1,650|
|9/9/2016||Citigroup Inc.||Reiterated Rating||Buy||GBX 2,100|
|8/25/2016||Societe Generale||Reiterated Rating||Buy||GBX 2,130|
|8/25/2016||BMO Capital Markets||Boost Price Target||Market Perform||GBX 1,600 -> GBX 1,700|
|4/8/2016||Nomura||Reiterated Rating||Buy||GBX 1,725|
|3/10/2016||AlphaValue||Reiterated Rating||Add||GBX 1,598|
|2/9/2016||Jyske Bank||Reiterated Rating||Buy||GBX 1,600|
|1/7/2016||Sanford C. Bernstein||Reiterated Rating||Outperform||GBX 1,850|
|9/15/2015||Oddo Securities||Reiterated Rating||Neutral||GBX 1,250|
|8/14/2015||Westhouse Securities||Reiterated Rating||Add||GBX 1,732|
|7/6/2015||Pivotal Research||Reiterated Rating||Sell||GBX 1,370|
|3/20/2015||Morgan Stanley||Boost Price Target||Equal Weight||GBX 1,400 -> GBX 1,625|
Earnings History for Wpp Plc (LON:WPP)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com
Earnings Estimates for Wpp Plc (LON:WPP)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $111.62 EPS
Dividend History for Wpp Plc (LON:WPP)
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Announced||Period||Amount||Yield||Ex-Dividend Date||Record Date||Payable Date|
Insider Trading History for Wpp Plc (LON:WPP)
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Details|
|9/17/2015||Li Ruigang||Insider||Buy||4,000||GBX 1,351||£54,040|
Latest Headlines for Wpp Plc (LON:WPP)
What is Wpp Plc's stock symbol?
Wpp Plc trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "WPP."
How often does Wpp Plc pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Wpp Plc?
Wpp Plc announced a dividend on Wednesday, August 24th. Investors of record on Thursday, October 6th will be given a dividend of GBX 19.55 per share on Monday, November 7th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.1%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 6th. The official announcement can be viewed at this link.
Where is Wpp Plc's stock going? Where will Wpp Plc's stock price be in 2017?
22 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Wpp Plc's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 1,598 to GBX 2,230. On average, they expect Wpp Plc's share price to reach GBX 1,952.50 in the next year.
When will Wpp Plc announce their earnings?
Wpp Plc is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, March, 2nd 2017.
How do I buy Wpp Plc stock?
Shares of Wpp 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.
How much does a share of Wpp Plc stock cost?
One share of Wpp Plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 1,872.