LON:WPP - WPP Stock Price, Price Target & More

GBX 1,130 +13.50 (+1.21 %)
(As of 04/26/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 1,130
Today's RangeGBX 1,113 - GBX 1,141
52-Week RangeGBX 1,121.44 - GBX 1,774
Volume3.44 million shs
Average Volume6.86 million shs
Market CapitalizationN/A
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A

About WPP (LON:WPP)

WPP logoWPP plc provides various communications services worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Advertising and Media Investment Management; Data Investment Management; Public Relations & Public Affairs; and Branding & Identity, Healthcare and Specialist Communications. The Advertising and Media Investment Management segment provides advertising services; and media planning and buying, and specialist sponsorship, and branded entertainment services. The Data Investment Management segment offers brand, consumer, media, and marketplace insight services. The Public Relations & Public Affairs segment provides corporate, consumer, financial, and brand-building services. The Branding & Identity, Healthcare and Specialist Communications segment is involved in branding and identity; healthcare communications; and direct, digital, promotional, and relationship marketing activities. This segment also offers specialist communications services, such as custom media and multicultural marketing; event, sports, youth, and entertainment marketing; corporate and business-to-business; and media, technology, and production services. WPP plc was founded in 1985 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Advertising Agencies
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorServices
SymbolLON:WPP
CUSIPN/A
PhoneN/A

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current RatioN/A
Quick RatioN/A

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A
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Cash FlowN/A
Price / CashN/A
Book ValueN/A
Price / BookN/A

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net MarginsN/A
Return on EquityN/A
Return on AssetsN/A

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares1,260,000,000

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WPP (LON:WPP) Frequently Asked Questions

What is WPP's stock symbol?

WPP trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "WPP."

How often does WPP pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for WPP?

WPP declared a dividend on Thursday, March 1st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 14th will be paid a dividend of GBX 37.30 per share on Monday, July 9th. This represents a yield of 2.91%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 14th. This is a positive change from WPP's previous dividend of $22.70. The official announcement can be viewed at this link. View WPP's Dividend History.

What price target have analysts set for WPP?

19 analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for WPP's stock. Their predictions range from GBX 1,117 to GBX 2,150. On average, they expect WPP's share price to reach GBX 1,578.50 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for WPP.

Who are some of WPP's key competitors?

Who are WPP's key executives?

WPP's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Sir Martin S. Sorrell, Group Chief Exec. & Exec. Director (Age 73)
  • Mr. Paul W. G. Richardson BA, ACA, MCT, Group Fin. Director & Exec. Director (Age 60)
  • Mr. Fran Butera CFA, Investor Relations Director
  • Andrea Harris Esq., Group Chief Counsel
  • Feona McEwan, Group Communications Director

Has WPP been receiving favorable news coverage?

News articles about WPP stock have trended positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. WPP earned a media sentiment score of 0.41 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the company an impact score of 45.77 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future.

How do I buy shares of WPP?

Shares of WPP 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 WPP's stock price today?

One share of WPP stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 1,130.


MarketBeat Community Rating for WPP (WPP)

Community Ranking:  3.4 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  948 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  435 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,383
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about WPP and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe WPP will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe WPP will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

WPP (LON:WPP) Price Target and Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
19 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for WPP in the last 12 months. Their average twelve-month price target is GBX 1,578.50The high price target for WPP is GBX 2,150 and the low price target for WPP is GBX 1,117. There are currently 10 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Hold."
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: HoldHoldBuyBuy
Consensus Rating Score: 2.472.472.632.70
Ratings Breakdown: 0 Sell Rating(s)
10 Hold Rating(s)
9 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
10 Hold Rating(s)
9 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
7 Hold Rating(s)
12 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
0 Sell Rating(s)
6 Hold Rating(s)
14 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 1,578.50GBX 1,622.22GBX 1,714.72GBX 1,829.50

WPP (LON:WPP) Consensus Price Target History

Price Target History for WPP (LON:WPP)

WPP (LON:WPP) Analyst Ratings History

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
4/26/2018Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHoldGBX 1,188 -> GBX 1,117View Rating Details
4/23/2018Deutsche BankReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
4/16/2018BarclaysReiterated RatingEqual WeightGBX 1,375View Rating Details
4/16/2018Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetNeutralGBX 1,400 -> GBX 1,300View Rating Details
4/16/2018Numis SecuritiesReiterated RatingAddGBX 1,515 -> GBX 1,400View Rating Details
4/16/2018CitigroupReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
4/16/2018Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,750View Rating Details
4/11/2018Berenberg BankReiterated RatingHoldGBX 1,275View Rating Details
3/2/2018Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual weightGBX 1,600 -> GBX 1,475View Rating Details
3/1/2018Beaufort SecuritiesDowngradeHoldGBX 1,300View Rating Details
2/28/2018JPMorgan ChaseReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 1,747View Rating Details
2/26/2018UBSReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,840View Rating Details
1/26/2018Societe GeneraleReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,940View Rating Details
1/23/2018Goldman SachsDowngradeBuy -> NeutralGBX 1,830 -> GBX 1,470View Rating Details
1/2/2018MacquarieReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 1,400View Rating Details
8/24/2017Jefferies GroupLower Price TargetBuyGBX 2,000 -> GBX 1,614View Rating Details
8/23/2017InvestecReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
8/22/2017Kepler Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,100View Rating Details
4/28/2017BNP ParibasReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 2,150View Rating Details
11/1/2016NatixisBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 1,600 -> GBX 1,650View Rating Details
8/25/2016BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetMarket PerformGBX 1,600 -> GBX 1,700View Rating Details
(Data available from 4/26/2016 forward)

Earnings

Dividends

WPP (LON:WPP) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
3/1/2018GBX 37.302.91%6/14/20186/14/20187/9/2018
8/23/2017GBX 22.701.55%10/5/201710/5/201711/6/2017
3/3/2017GBX 37.052.11%6/8/20176/8/20177/3/2017
8/24/2016GBX 19.551.1%10/6/201610/6/201611/7/2016
3/4/2016GBX 28.781.88%6/9/20166/9/20167/4/2016
8/26/2015GBX 15.911.21%10/8/201510/8/201511/9/2015
3/9/2015GBX 26.581.7%6/4/20156/4/20157/6/2015
8/26/2014GBX 11.620.93%10/9/201410/9/201411/10/2014
2/27/2014GBX 23.651.83%6/4/20146/4/20147/7/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

WPP (LON WPP) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Insider Trading History for WPP (LON:WPP)

WPP (LON WPP) Insider Trading History

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
8/25/2017Jacques AigrainInsiderBuy4,000GBX 1,439£57,560
5/17/2017Roberto QuartaInsiderBuy10,000GBX 1,729£172,900
3/6/2017Sir Martin SorrellInsiderSell57,522GBX 1,720£989,378.40
6/29/2016Hood,JohnInsiderBuy3,000GBX 1,532£45,960
6/28/2016Quarta,RobertoInsiderBuy5,700GBX 1,511£86,127
3/7/2016Quarta,RobertoInsiderBuy2,800GBX 1,558£43,624
12/14/2015Quarta,RobertoInsiderBuy5,800GBX 1,473£85,434
9/17/2015Li RuigangInsiderBuy4,000GBX 1,351£54,040
9/1/2015Aigrain,JacquesInsiderBuy5,000GBX 1,346£67,300
8/27/2015Quarta,RobertoInsiderBuy13,200GBX 1,339£176,748
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

WPP (LON WPP) News Headlines

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DateHeadline
WPP (WPP) Price Target Lowered to GBX 1,117 at Shore CapitalWPP (WPP) Price Target Lowered to GBX 1,117 at Shore Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 26 at 7:48 AM
CMO Today: Comcast’s Sky Bid; CBS-Viacom Deal Teeters on Bob Bakish Role; Mark Read Wants WPP CEO JobCMO Today: Comcast’s Sky Bid; CBS-Viacom Deal Teeters on Bob Bakish Role; Mark Read Wants WPP CEO Job
www.wsj.com - April 25 at 8:28 AM
WPP co-chief says focus will be on growth, not break-upWPP co-chief says focus will be on growth, not break-up
www.ft.com - April 25 at 8:28 AM
WPP shares slip after Ford says it will take bids from other ad agenciesWPP shares slip after Ford says it will take bids from other ad agencies
www.cnbc.com - April 23 at 8:22 AM
WPP (WPP) Receives Hold Rating from Deutsche BankWPP (WPP) Receives Hold Rating from Deutsche Bank
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 23 at 7:00 AM
WPP investors hit out at £20m Martin Sorrell windfallWPP investors hit out at £20m Martin Sorrell windfall
uk.finance.yahoo.com - April 22 at 8:26 AM
WPP (WPP) Earns Buy Rating from Analysts at UBSWPP (WPP) Earns Buy Rating from Analysts at UBS
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 9:46 PM
WPP (WPP) Downgraded to "Hold" at Shore CapitalWPP (WPP) Downgraded to "Hold" at Shore Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 4:48 PM
WPP Contacted by UK Regulators Over Sorrell ProbeWPP Contacted by UK Regulators Over Sorrell Probe
www.nasdaq.com - April 20 at 8:36 AM
U.K. regulator contacts WPP over Sorrell probeU.K. regulator contacts WPP over Sorrell probe
www.marketwatch.com - April 20 at 8:36 AM
CMO Today: AT&T Announces Streaming Bundle; WPP Resists Breakup Talk; YouTube Brand Safety Issues LingerCMO Today: AT&T Announces Streaming Bundle; WPP Resists Breakup Talk; YouTube Brand Safety Issues Linger
www.wsj.com - April 20 at 8:36 AM
End of Sorrells reign heralds change for big ad empiresEnd of Sorrell's reign heralds change for big ad empires
finance.yahoo.com - April 20 at 8:36 AM
WPPs (WPP) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Jefferies GroupWPP's (WPP) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Jefferies Group
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 19 at 6:22 PM
The chance of WPP being broken up has dramatically increased — Goldman, UBS, and more react to Sir Martin Sorrell leavingThe chance of WPP being broken up has 'dramatically increased' — Goldman, UBS, and more react to Sir Martin Sorrell leaving
www.businessinsider.com - April 19 at 8:25 AM
Sky CEO Darroch: I have no interest in running WPPSky CEO Darroch: 'I have no interest in running WPP'
www.reuters.com - April 19 at 8:25 AM
Head of Publicis stays tight-lipped over peer WPPHead of Publicis stays tight-lipped over peer WPP
finance.yahoo.com - April 19 at 8:25 AM
Sky CEO Darroch - I have no interest in running WPPSky CEO Darroch - 'I have no interest in running WPP'
finance.yahoo.com - April 19 at 8:25 AM
Credit Suisse Group Reiterates "Outperform" Rating for WPP (WPP)Credit Suisse Group Reiterates "Outperform" Rating for WPP (WPP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 2:29 PM
Liberum Capital Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for WPP (WPP)Liberum Capital Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for WPP (WPP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 11:44 AM
[$$] Advertising’s acquisition carousel is slowing[$$] Advertising’s acquisition carousel is slowing
finance.yahoo.com - April 18 at 8:25 AM
[$$] Lex Letter from London: Break-ups and the Brexit-bound pound[$$] Lex Letter from London: Break-ups and the Brexit-bound pound
finance.yahoo.com - April 18 at 8:25 AM
WPP (WPP) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Deutsche BankWPP (WPP) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Deutsche Bank
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 12:34 AM
JPMorgan Chase Trims WPP (WPP) Target Price to GBX 1,900JPMorgan Chase Trims WPP (WPP) Target Price to GBX 1,900
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 17 at 9:14 PM
WPP (WPP) Price Target Cut to GBX 1,995WPP (WPP) Price Target Cut to GBX 1,995
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 17 at 5:54 PM
WSJ City: WPP Looks to Fill the Gap, Netflix Beats Expectations, US Looks to New Front in Trade SpatWSJ City: WPP Looks to Fill the Gap, Netflix Beats Expectations, US Looks to New Front in Trade Spat
blogs.wsj.com - April 17 at 8:43 AM
Departure of advertising giant Sorrell leaves WPP empire vulnerable to breakupDeparture of advertising giant Sorrell leaves WPP empire vulnerable to breakup
www.latimes.com - April 17 at 8:43 AM
CMO Today: Roberto Quarta and WPP’s Future; Netflix’s Blockbuster Earnings; Facebook Explains Non-User TrackingCMO Today: Roberto Quarta and WPP’s Future; Netflix’s Blockbuster Earnings; Facebook Explains Non-User Tracking
www.wsj.com - April 17 at 8:43 AM
Further blow for WPP as ratings agency downgrades ad giant after Sorrell exitFurther blow for WPP as ratings agency downgrades ad giant after Sorrell exit
uk.finance.yahoo.com - April 17 at 8:43 AM
[$$] Opinion today: Syria strikes accomplish little[$$] Opinion today: Syria strikes accomplish little
finance.yahoo.com - April 17 at 8:43 AM
WSJ City PM: Why Sorrell’s Exit Could Work for WPP, Tax Change Helps Bank of America’s Bottom LineWSJ City PM: Why Sorrell’s Exit Could Work for WPP, Tax Change Helps Bank of America’s Bottom Line
blogs.wsj.com - April 16 at 5:13 PM
Five Options WPP Could Consider Post SorrellFive Options WPP Could Consider Post Sorrell
www.bloomberg.com - April 16 at 5:13 PM
Dow Jumps 212 Points as Wall Street Shrugs Off Syria and Turns to EarningsDow Jumps 212 Points as Wall Street Shrugs Off Syria and Turns to Earnings
finance.yahoo.com - April 16 at 5:13 PM
WPP (WPP) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by BarclaysWPP (WPP) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Barclays
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 16 at 3:37 PM
WPPs new journey without Sorrell at the helmWPP's new journey without Sorrell at the helm
www.msn.com - April 16 at 8:25 AM
Ad giant WPPs shares drop 5% after CEO and founder Sir Martin Sorrell quitsAd giant WPP's shares drop 5% after CEO and founder Sir Martin Sorrell quits
www.businessinsider.com - April 16 at 8:25 AM
European markets edge lower ahead of US sanctions against Russia; WPP down 5%European markets edge lower ahead of US sanctions against Russia; WPP down 5%
www.cnbc.com - April 16 at 8:25 AM
Netflix earnings; WPP CEO out; More Russia sanctionsNetflix earnings; WPP CEO out; More Russia sanctions
www.msn.com - April 16 at 8:25 AM
WPP shares tumble after Martin Sorrell’s departureWPP shares tumble after Martin Sorrell’s departure
www.ft.com - April 16 at 8:25 AM
Morning Brief: WPP CEO exit may lead to ad giant’s breakupMorning Brief: WPP CEO exit may lead to ad giant’s breakup
finance.yahoo.com - April 16 at 8:25 AM
WPP fears exodus of top clients in wake of Sir Martin Sorrell’s shock departureWPP fears exodus of top clients in wake of Sir Martin Sorrell’s shock departure
uk.finance.yahoo.com - April 16 at 8:25 AM
WPP (WPP) PT Lowered to GBX 1,300WPP (WPP) PT Lowered to GBX 1,300
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 16 at 7:39 AM
WPPs (WPP) "Hold" Rating Reaffirmed at Shore CapitalWPP's (WPP) "Hold" Rating Reaffirmed at Shore Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 16 at 7:11 AM
Liberum Capital Reiterates "Buy" Rating for WPP (WPP)Liberum Capital Reiterates "Buy" Rating for WPP (WPP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 16 at 7:11 AM
WPP (WPP) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by CitigroupWPP (WPP) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Citigroup
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 16 at 7:11 AM
WPP (WPP) Given "Hold" Rating at Deutsche BankWPP (WPP) Given "Hold" Rating at Deutsche Bank
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 16 at 7:04 AM
WPP (WPP) PT Lowered to GBX 1,400 at Numis SecuritiesWPP (WPP) PT Lowered to GBX 1,400 at Numis Securities
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 16 at 7:01 AM
WPP CEO Martin Sorrell Resigns From Ad Empire Amid Allegations of MisconductWPP CEO Martin Sorrell Resigns From Ad Empire Amid Allegations of Misconduct
finance.yahoo.com - April 15 at 6:29 PM
Martin Sorrell’s legacy will be judged by WPP’s durabilityMartin Sorrell’s legacy will be judged by WPP’s durability
www.ft.com - April 15 at 9:17 AM
Martin Sorrell quits as head of WPP advertising agencyMartin Sorrell quits as head of WPP advertising agency
finance.yahoo.com - April 15 at 9:17 AM
Martin Sorrell Resigns as Chief of WPP Advertising AgencyMartin Sorrell Resigns as Chief of WPP Advertising Agency
www.nytimes.com - April 15 at 9:17 AM

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