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LON:WPP

WPP - WPP Share Forecast, Price & News

GBX 813.80
+2.80 (+0.35%)
(As of 08/19/2022 02:09 PM ET)
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Today's Range
802.60
815
50-Day Range
761.60
892.80
52-Week Range
753.60
1,231.50
Volume
863,574 shs
Average Volume
3.74 million shs
Market Capitalization
£8.89 billion
P/E Ratio
1,535.47
Dividend Yield
4.16%
Price Target
GBX 1,210

WPP MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.50 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
48.7% Upside
GBX 1,210 Price Target
Short Interest
N/A
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.18mentions of WPP in the last 14 days
Based on 5 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Acquiring Shares
£808,000 Bought Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
N/A

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.41 out of 5 stars

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About WPP (LON:WPP) Stock

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 plans and creates marketing and branding campaigns; designs and produces advertisements across various media; and provides media buying services, such as strategy and business development, media investment, data and technology, and content. The company also offers public relations advisory services to clients who are seeking to communicate with a range of stakeholders from consumers to governments and the business and financial communities; and specialist agency services. WPP plc was founded in 1985 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.

WPP Stock Performance

WPP traded down GBX 8.20 ($0.10) during trading on Thursday, hitting GBX 811 ($9.80). The stock had a trading volume of 5,085,504 shares, compared to its average volume of 3,756,866. The company has a current ratio of 0.91, a quick ratio of 0.89 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 164.86. The firm has a market cap of £8.86 billion and a PE ratio of 1,529.57. The company has a 50 day simple moving average of GBX 827.13 and a 200-day simple moving average of GBX 957.41. WPP has a 12 month low of GBX 753.60 ($9.11) and a 12 month high of GBX 1,231.50 ($14.88).

WPP Cuts Dividend

The business also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, November 1st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, October 13th will be given a GBX 15 ($0.18) dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 13th. This represents a yield of 1.68%. WPP's dividend payout ratio is 50.00%.

Wall Street Analysts Forecast Growth

A number of analysts recently weighed in on the stock. Barclays reduced their target price on shares of WPP from GBX 1,150 ($13.90) to GBX 950 ($11.48) and set an "equal weight" rating for the company in a report on Monday, August 8th. Morgan Stanley restated an "equal weight" rating and set a GBX 950 ($11.48) target price on shares of WPP in a report on Tuesday, April 26th. Berenberg Bank restated a "hold" rating and set a GBX 915 ($11.06) target price on shares of WPP in a report on Tuesday. Shore Capital restated a "buy" rating on shares of WPP in a report on Friday, August 5th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. reduced their target price on shares of WPP from GBX 1,260 ($15.22) to GBX 1,250 ($15.10) and set an "overweight" rating for the company in a report on Monday, August 8th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. According to data from MarketBeat.com, the stock presently has an average rating of "Moderate Buy" and an average target price of GBX 1,210 ($14.62).

Insiders Place Their Bets

In related news, insider Thomas Ilube purchased 1,000 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Monday, August 8th. The shares were bought at an average cost of GBX 808 ($9.76) per share, for a total transaction of £8,080 ($9,763.17).

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WPP Stock News Headlines

Berenberg Bank Reiterates Hold Rating for WPP (LON:WPP)
Brokerages Set WPP plc (LON:WPP) Price Target at GBX 1,210
WPP (LON:WPP) Price Target Cut to GBX 950
WPP (LON:WPP) PT Lowered to GBX 1,250 at JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Thomas Ilube Buys 1,000 Shares of WPP plc (LON:WPP) Stock
WPP (LON:WPP) Earns Buy Rating from Shore Capital
WPP Group PLC 1H EPS 22.7p - MarketWatch
WPP 2022 Interim Results - Business Wire
Form 6-K WPP plc For: Aug 01 - StreetInsider.com
WPP (LON:WPP) Receives Buy Rating from Shore Capital
Form 6-K WPP plc For: Jul 20 - StreetInsider.com
Form 6-K WPP plc For: Jun 30 - StreetInsider.com
Is Now The Time To Look At Buying WPP plc (LON:WPP)?
WPP Enters Oversold Territory - Nasdaq
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WPP Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 7/8 Dividend
6/09/2022
Dividend Payable
7/08/2022
Today
8/19/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Advertising Agencies
Sub-Industry
N/A
CIK
N/A
Fax
N/A
Employees
109,382
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
GBX 1,210
High Stock Price Forecast
GBX 1,550
Low Stock Price Forecast
GBX 915
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+48.7%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.50
Research Coverage
6 Analysts

Profitability

Pretax Margin
N/A

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
£13.42 billion
Cash Flow
GBX 159.04 per share
Book Value
GBX 340 per share

Miscellaneous

Outstanding Shares
1,092,073,000
Free Float
N/A
Market Cap
£8.89 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
N/A

Key Executives

  • Mr. Mark Read (Age 55)
    CEO & Exec. Director
    Comp: $3.8M
  • Mr. Andrew Grant Balfour Scott (Age 53)
    Chief Operating Officer
  • Mr. Stephan Pretorius
    Chief Technology Officer
  • Ms. Rachel Higham
    Chief Information Officer
  • Mr. Peregrine Riviere
    Group Investor Relations Director
  • Ms. Andrea Harris Esq.
    Group Chief Counsel
  • Mr. Chris Wade
    Chief Communications Officer
  • Mr. Laurent Ezekiel (Age 48)
    Chief Marketing Officer & Chief Growth Officer
  • Ms. Jennifer Remling
    Global Chief People Officer
  • Ms. Mary Ellen Howe
    Chief Operating Officer of Specialist Communications - North America













WPP Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell WPP stock right now?

6 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for WPP in the last twelve months. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "buy" WPP shares.
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What is WPP's stock price forecast for 2022?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for WPP's stock. Their WPP share price forecasts range from GBX 915 to GBX 1,550. On average, they predict the company's stock price to reach GBX 1,210 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 49.2% from the stock's current price.
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How have WPP shares performed in 2022?

WPP's stock was trading at GBX 1,119.50 on January 1st, 2022. Since then, WPP shares have decreased by 27.6% and is now trading at GBX 811.
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How often does WPP pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for WPP?

WPP announced a dividend on Friday, August 5th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 13th will be given a dividend of GBX 15 per share on Tuesday, November 1st. This represents a yield of 1.68%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 13th. The official announcement can be viewed at this link.
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Is WPP a good dividend stock?

WPP (LON:WPP) pays an annual dividend of GBX 0.27 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.11%. WPP has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer. The dividend payout ratio is 50.00%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%.
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).

What is WPP's stock symbol?

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

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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What is WPP's stock price today?

One share of WPP stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 811.

How much money does WPP make?

WPP (LON:WPP) has a market capitalization of £8.86 billion and generates £13.42 billion in revenue each year.

How many employees does WPP have?

The company employs 109,382 workers across the globe.

How can I contact WPP?

The official website for the company is www.wpp.com. The company can be reached via phone at 44 20 7408 2204.

This page (LON:WPP) was last updated on 8/19/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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