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LON:WPP

WPP (WPP) Share Price, News & Analysis

GBX 715.20
-11.40 (-1.57%)
(As of 04:30 PM ET)
Today's Range
713.40
725.20
50-Day Range
718.40
795.60
52-Week Range
656
1,045.50
Volume
687,582 shs
Average Volume
2.37 million shs
Market Capitalization
£7.65 billion
P/E Ratio
7,152.00
Dividend Yield
5.45%
Price Target
GBX 1,005.83

WPP MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.80 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
39.7% Upside
GBX 1,005.83 Price Target
Short Interest
N/A
Dividend Strength
Weak
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.49mentions of WPP in the last 14 days
Based on 18 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
£1.44 M Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
N/A

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

2.85 out of 5 stars


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About WPP Stock (LON:WPP)

WPP plc, a creative transformation company, provides communications, experience, commerce, and technology services in North America, the United Kingdom, Western Continental Europe, the Asia Pacific, Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, and Central and Eastern Europe. The company operates through three segments: Global Integrated Agencies, Public Relations, and Specialist Agencies. It offers advertising, marketing, brand strategies, and campaigns across all media; and provides media planning and buying services. It also provides media investment; data and technology, and content services. The company also offers public relations and specialist agency services. WPP plc was founded in 1985 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.

WPP Stock Price History

WPP Stock News Headlines

WPP's (WPP) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Shore Capital
WPP Mar 2024 35.000 put
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record
What many consider America's critical financial asset suffers biggest fall on record. Expert says: "it's very bad for millions, protect yourself now."
WPP price target lowered by 35 GBp at Morgan Stanley
WPP plc (NYSE:WPP) Q4 2023 Earnings Call Transcript
Critical asset just had biggest fall on record
What many consider America's critical financial asset suffers biggest fall on record. Expert says: "it's very bad for millions, protect yourself now."
WPP 2023 Rev GBP14.845B
WPP price target lowered by 50 GBp at Barclays
Ad guru Martin Sorrell warns to rocky year to come
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Advertising Agencies
Sub-Industry
N/A
CIK
N/A
Fax
N/A
Employees
114,000
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
GBX 1,005.83
High Stock Price Target
GBX 1,245
Low Stock Price Target
GBX 800
Potential Upside/Downside
+38.4%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.80
Research Coverage
5 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
£110.40 million
Pretax Margin
N/A

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
£14.84 billion
Cash Flow
GBX 137.71 per share
Book Value
GBX 314 per share

Miscellaneous

Outstanding Shares
1,070,000,000
Free Float
N/A
Market Cap
£7.77 billion
Optionable
Not Optionable
Beta
1.14
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Key Executives

  • Mr. Mark Read CBE (Age 57)
    CEO & Executive Director
    Comp: $3.62M
  • Ms. Joanne Wilson (Age 49)
    CFO & Director
  • Mr. Andrew Grant Balfour Scott (Age 55)
    COO & Executive Director
  • Mr. Stephan Pretorius
    Chief Technology Officer
  • Ms. Rachel Higham
    Chief Information Officer
  • Mr. Tom Waldron
    Group Investor Relations Director
  • Ms. Andrea Harris Esq.
    Group Chief Counsel
  • Mr. Chris Wade
    Director of Communications & Corporate Affairs
  • Mr. Laurent Ezekiel (Age 50)
    Chief Marketing Officer & Chief Growth Officer
  • Ms. Lindsay Pattison (Age 49)
    Global Chief People Officer














WPP Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell WPP stock right now?

5 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for WPP in the last year. There are currently 1 hold rating and 4 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "moderate buy" WPP shares.
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What is WPP's stock price target for 2024?

5 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for WPP's shares. Their WPP share price targets range from GBX 800 to GBX 1,245. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach GBX 1,005.83 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 39.7% from the stock's current price.
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How have WPP shares performed in 2024?

WPP's stock was trading at GBX 753 at the beginning of the year. Since then, WPP stock has decreased by 4.4% and is now trading at GBX 720.
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How often does WPP pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for WPP?

WPP announced a dividend on Thursday, February 22nd. Investors of record on Thursday, June 6th will be paid a dividend of GBX 24.40 per share on Friday, July 5th. This represents a dividend yield of 3.13%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 6th. This is an increase from the stock's previous dividend of GBX 15. The official announcement can be viewed at this link.
Read our dividend analysis for WPP
.

Is WPP a good dividend stock?

WPP (LON:WPP) pays an annual dividend of GBX 39 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 5.40%. WPP has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio is 39,000.00%. Payout ratios above 75% are not desirable because they may not be sustainable.
Read our dividend analysis for WPP.

What other stocks do shareholders of WPP own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other WPP investors own include Aviva (AV), Barclays (BARC), GSK (GSK), Imperial Brands (IMB), Reckitt Benckiser Group (RB), Vodafone Group Public (VOD), Anglo American (AAL), Experian (EXPN), Fresnillo (FRES) and Glencore (GLEN).

How do I buy shares of WPP?

Shares of WPP stock 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.
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This page (LON:WPP) was last updated on 2/27/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff