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WPP Stock Price, News & Analysis (LON:WPP)

GBX 919.40
-9.80 (-1.05 %)
(As of 10/17/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Today's Range
918.60
Now: GBX 919.40
932.40
50-Day Range
929.20
MA: GBX 980.16
1,038
52-Week Range
791
Now: GBX 919.40
1,065.50
Volume3.66 million shs
Average Volume6.86 million shs
Market Capitalization£11.60 billion
P/E Ratio16.51
Dividend Yield6.31%
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. Read More…

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£15.73 billion
Cash FlowGBX 174 per share
Book ValueGBX 771.10 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees134,281
Outstanding Shares1,261,949,952
Market Cap£11.60 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableOptionable

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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 Friday, August 9th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 3rd will be paid a dividend of GBX 22.70 per share on Monday, November 4th. This represents a dividend yield of 2.33%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 3rd. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View WPP's Dividend History.

What price target have analysts set for WPP?

15 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for WPP's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 800 to GBX 1,520. On average, they anticipate WPP's stock price to reach GBX 1,096.15 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 19.2% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for WPP.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for WPP?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for WPP in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 4 hold ratings and 9 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 trended somewhat positive recently, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. WPP earned a news sentiment score of 1.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news headlines about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent media coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. View News Stories for WPP.

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), Cara Therapeutics (CARA), Barratt Developments (BDEV), Experian (EXPN), easyJet (EZJ), Anglo American (AAL), Barclays (BARC), Fresnillo (FRES), Glencore (GLEN) and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK).

Who are WPP's key executives?

WPP's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Paul W. G. Richardson BA, ACA, MCT, CFO & 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 919.40.

How big of a company is WPP?

WPP has a market capitalization of £11.60 billion and generates £15.73 billion in revenue each year. WPP employs 134,281 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About WPP.

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:  1,184 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  580 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,764
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 10/17/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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