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LON:WPPWPP Share Price, Forecast & News

GBX 615.80
+19.80 (+3.32 %)
(As of 05/26/2020 03:45 PM ET)
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Today's Range
603
Now: GBX 615.80
629.20
50-Day Range
483.70
MA: GBX 571.40
640.80
52-Week Range
450
Now: GBX 615.80
1,085.50
Volume3.44 million shs
Average Volume6.86 million shs
Market Capitalization£7.55 billion
P/E Ratio12.44
Dividend Yield12.24%
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 4.2Community Rank: 3.3Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 3.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

2.97 out of 5 stars


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£13.23 billion
Cash FlowGBX 245.80 per share
Book ValueGBX 646.70 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees134,281
Outstanding Shares1,225,330,048
Market Cap£7.55 billion
Next Earnings Date8/7/2020 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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WPP (LON:WPP) Frequently Asked Questions

How has WPP's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

WPP's stock was trading at GBX 640.80 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, WPP shares have decreased by 3.9% and is now trading at GBX 615.80. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of WPP?

15 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for WPP in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 6 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for WPP.

When is WPP's next earnings date?

WPP is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, August 7th 2020. View our earnings forecast for WPP.

How often does WPP pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for WPP?

WPP announced a dividend on Thursday, February 27th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 11th will be given a dividend of GBX 37.30 per share on Monday, July 6th. This represents a yield of 4.8%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 11th. This is a positive change from WPP's previous dividend of GBX 22.70. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View WPP's dividend history.

What price target have analysts set for WPP?

15 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for WPP's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 585 to GBX 1,450. On average, they expect WPP's share price to reach GBX 900.38 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 46.2% from the stock's current price. View analysts' price targets for WPP.

Has WPP been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about WPP stock have trended negative this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by analyzing 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 -2.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned press coverage about the company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near term. View the latest news aboutWPP.

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), Aviva (AV), GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), Barclays (BARC), Barratt Developments (BDEV), Cara Therapeutics (CARA), easyJet (EZJ), Reckitt Benckiser Group (RB), Royal Dutch Shell (RDSB) and Anglo American (AAL).

Who are WPP's key executives?

WPP's management team includes the following 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

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 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 615.80.

How big of a company is WPP?

WPP has a market capitalization of £7.55 billion and generates £13.23 billion in revenue each year. WPP employs 134,281 workers across the globe.

What is WPP's official website?

The official website for WPP is www.wpp.com.

How can I contact WPP?

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

This page was last updated on 5/26/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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