LON:WPP - WPP Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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GBX 845.60 -5.40 (-0.63 %)
(As of 02/20/2019 01:06 AM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 851
Today's RangeGBX 842 - GBX 855.40
52-Week RangeGBX 1,121.44 - GBX 1,774
Volume1.96 million shs
Average Volume6.86 million shs
Market Capitalization£10.67 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
BetaN/A
WPP 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 Consulting, Health & Wellness 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 Consulting, Health & Wellness and Specialist Communications segment is involved in consumer, corporate, and employee branding and design services, covering identity, packaging, literature, events, and training and architecture, as well as advertising, medical education, and online marketing. 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. The company also provides specialist customer, channel, direct, field, retail, promotional, and point-of-sale 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
CUSIPN/A
Phone44 20 7408 2204

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual SalesN/A

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees134,413
Outstanding Shares1,261,820,032
Market Cap£10.67 billion
OptionableOptionable

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 Tuesday, September 4th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 4th will be paid a dividend of GBX 22.70 per share on Monday, November 5th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.9%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 4th. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View WPP's Dividend History.

What price target have analysts set for WPP?

19 brokers have issued 12-month price objectives for WPP's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 800 to GBX 1,750. On average, they anticipate WPP's stock price to reach GBX 1,206.95 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 42.7% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for WPP.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for WPP?

19 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for WPP in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 12 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for WPP.

Has WPP been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about WPP stock have been trending neutral this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. WPP earned a news impact score of 0.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave press coverage about the company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future.

Who are some of WPP's key competitors?

Who are WPP's key executives?

WPP's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Paul W. G. Richardson BA, ACA, MCT, Group Fin. Director & Exec. Director (Age 61)
  • Mr. Mark Read, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 52)
  • Mr. Andrew Grant Balfour Scott, Chief Operating Officer (Age 50)
  • Mr. Stephan Pretorius, Chief Technology Officer
  • Mr. Fran Butera CFA, Investor Relations Director

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 845.60.

How big of a company is WPP?

WPP has a market capitalization of £1,067.00 billion. WPP employs 134,413 workers across the globe.

What is WPP's official website?

The official website for WPP is http://www.wpp.com.

How can I contact WPP?

The company can be reached via phone at 44 20 7408 2204.


MarketBeat Community Rating for WPP (LON WPP)

Community Ranking:  3.4 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  1,116 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  529 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,645
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.
This page was last updated on 2/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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