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

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GBX 874 +10.40 (+1.20 %)
(As of 03/19/2019 03:38 PM ET)
Previous CloseGBX 863.60
Today's RangeGBX 864 - GBX 879.20
52-Week RangeGBX 791 - GBX 1,375.50
Volume5.22 million shs
Average Volume6.86 million shs
Market Capitalization£11.03 billion
P/E Ratio10.37
Dividend Yield7.01%
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
CIKN/A
Phone44 20 7408 2204

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales£15.60 billion
Cash FlowGBX 217.78 per share
Book ValueGBX 753.50 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

EmployeesN/A
Outstanding Shares1,261,820,032
Market Cap£11.03 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
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 Friday, March 1st. Investors of record on Thursday, June 13th will be given a dividend of GBX 37.30 per share on Monday, July 8th. This represents a dividend yield of 4.31%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 13th. This is an increase from WPP's previous dividend of $22.70. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View WPP's Dividend History.

What price target have analysts set for WPP?

18 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for WPP's stock. Their predictions range from GBX 800 to GBX 1,750. On average, they anticipate WPP's share price to reach GBX 1,153.17 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 31.9% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for WPP.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for WPP?

18 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for WPP in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 9 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for WPP.

Has WPP been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about WPP stock have trended somewhat positive on Tuesday, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. WPP earned a news impact score of 1.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave media coverage about the company a news buzz of 9.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.

Who are some of WPP's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of WPP own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other WPP investors own include Interserve (IRV), Barclays (BARC), Glencore (GLEN), Anglo American (AAL), Experian (EXPN), GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Lloyds Banking Group (LLOY), Intelsat (I), Barratt Developments (BDEV) and Aviva (AV).

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 874.

How big of a company is WPP?

WPP has a market capitalization of £11.03 billion and generates £15.60 billion in revenue each year.

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:  1,123 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  539 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,662
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This page was last updated on 3/19/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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