WPP PLC Company Profile (NASDAQ:WPPGY)

About WPP PLC (NASDAQ:WPPGY)

WPP PLC logoWPP PLC is a parent company that, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in the provision of communications and marketing services worldwide. The Company has four segments: Advertising and Media Investment Management; Consumer Insight (formerly Information, Insight & Consultancy); Public Relations & Public Affairs, and Branding & Identity, Healthcare and Specialist Communications, which includes WPP Digital and direct, digital, promotional and relationship marketing. It comprises companies in disciplines, such as advertising, media investment management, consumer insight, public relations and public affairs, branding and identity, healthcare communications, specialist communications, and direct, digital, promotion and relationship marketing. As of December 31, 2009, WPP PLC operated through 2,400 offices in 107 countries. In February 2009, the Company acquired Red Dot Square Solutions. In May 2010, the Company acquired Midia Digital and I-Cherry, two of the digital agencies in Brazil.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Business Services
  • Industry: Advertising Agencies
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NASDAQ:WPPGY
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.wpp.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $23.47747 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 253,239,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $92.29
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $102.27
  • 52 Week Range: $89.40 - $119.12
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 10.33
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 10.95
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $20.13 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.17
  • Book Value: $49.08 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.89
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $3.85
  • Dividend Yield: 4.2%
Profitability:
  • EBITDA: $3.63 billion
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.67%
  • Current Ratio: 0.99%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.96%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 177,491 shs.
  • Beta: 1.2
  • Short Ratio: 0.97
 

Frequently Asked Questions for WPP PLC (NASDAQ:WPPGY)

What is WPP PLC's stock symbol?

WPP PLC trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "WPPGY."

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

WPP PLC declared a semiannual dividend on Friday, August 25th. Investors of record on Friday, October 6th will be paid a dividend of $1.4532 per share on Monday, November 6th. This represents a yield of 3.15%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 5th. View WPP PLC's Dividend History.

How were WPP PLC's earnings last quarter?

WPP PLC (NASDAQ:WPPGY) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, August, 23rd. The company reported $3.02 EPS for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $3.02. View WPP PLC's Earnings History.

Where is WPP PLC's stock going? Where will WPP PLC's stock price be in 2017?

10 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for WPP PLC's stock. Their predictions range from $130.00 to $130.00. On average, they anticipate WPP PLC's stock price to reach $130.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for WPP PLC.

What are analysts saying about WPP PLC stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about WPP PLC stock:

  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "WPP reported stellar results for first-half 2017. The company performed in line with the industry year to date. A geographically superior position in new markets and functional strength in new media and data investment management will likely help WPP in achieving steady revenue growth. Healthy dividend payouts and accretive acquisition remain tailwinds. However, WPP operates in a highly competitive and fragmented communication services industry that limits its profitability. High concentration risk remains another potential headwind. Significant international operations expose the company to foreign exchange rate volatility. Growth worries in China, as well as soft growth in the mature markets of Western Continental Europe are likely to have adverse impacts on WPP’s revenues." (9/11/2017)
  • 2. Wedbush analysts commented, "Clients come and go, but awkward business mixes hang around, and as 2017 outlook disappointment reflects the former, not the latter, we expect shares to regroup. Reassessing caution in outlook, reflecting client M&A risk, will boost near-term volatility. Lowest PEG of peers remains a lure... China, flat for 2017, did accelerate to 3% growth in 2H. W. Continental Europe may pause its acceleration (3.6% in 2016 from 2.5% in 2015), given tough comp in Germany, up 7.3% in 2016. India still looks like DD growth in 2017, despite demonetization. We see North America, hit with client losses, only up ~1% in 2017, however." (3/6/2017)

Who are some of WPP PLC's key competitors?

How do I buy WPP PLC stock?

Shares of WPP PLC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is WPP PLC's stock price today?

One share of WPP PLC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $92.74.


MarketBeat Community Rating for WPP PLC (NASDAQ WPPGY)
Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  135 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  220 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  355
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for WPP PLC (NASDAQ:WPPGY) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 4 Hold Ratings, 5 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.40)
Consensus Price Target: $130.00 (40.18% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for WPP PLC (NASDAQ:WPPGY)
Price Target History for WPP PLC (NASDAQ:WPPGY)
Analysts' Ratings History for WPP PLC (NASDAQ:WPPGY)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
9/26/2017Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight -> Equal WeightLowView Rating Details
7/17/2017Deutsche Bank AGDowngradeBuy -> HoldLowView Rating Details
7/7/2017BNP ParibasDowngradeOutperform -> UnderperformLowView Rating Details
4/12/2017Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingHoldLowView Rating Details
3/6/2017WedbushLower Price TargetOutperform -> Outperform$138.00 -> $130.00N/AView Rating Details
1/20/2017Liberum CapitalUpgradeHold -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
1/12/2017Pivotal ResearchDowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
12/8/2016Jefferies Group LLCUpgradeHold -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
11/22/2016Credit Suisse GroupInitiated CoverageOutperformN/AView Rating Details
11/1/2016HSBC Holdings plcUpgradeHold -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
2/9/2016InvestecDowngradeAdd -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
1/22/2016Citigroup Inc.UpgradeNeutral -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/19/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for WPP PLC (NASDAQ:WPPGY)
Earnings by Quarter for WPP PLC (NASDAQ:WPPGY)
Earnings History by Quarter for WPP PLC (NASDAQ WPPGY)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/23/20176/30/2017$3.02$3.02ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for WPP PLC (NASDAQ:WPPGY)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $7.97 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $8.47 EPS

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for WPP PLC (NASDAQ:WPPGY)
Next Dividend:11/6/2017
Annual Dividend:$3.85
Dividend Yield:4.15%
Payout Ratio:48.31% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
45.45% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for WPP PLC (NASDAQ:WPPGY)

Dividend History by Quarter for WPP PLC (NASDAQ WPPGY)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
8/25/2017semiannual$1.453.15%10/5/201710/6/201711/6/2017
3/7/2017semiannual$2.284.33%6/7/20176/9/20177/3/2017
3/8/2016$2.056/8/20166/10/20167/5/2016
3/11/2015semiannual$2.003.52%6/3/20156/5/20157/6/2015
8/29/2014semiannual$0.961.84%10/8/201410/10/201411/10/2014
9/9/2013semiannual$0.821.68%10/9/201310/11/201311/18/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for WPP PLC (NASDAQ:WPPGY)
No insider trades for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Headlines

Headline Trends for WPP PLC (NASDAQ:WPPGY)
Latest Headlines for WPP PLC (NASDAQ:WPPGY)
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DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoWPP Alliance Dead With or Without Bain Deal, ADK's CEO Says
finance.yahoo.com - October 18 at 9:33 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoGrey Europe named EACA Euro Effies Agency of the Year 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 18 at 4:31 PM
seekingalpha.com logoWPP PLC goes ex-dividend tomorrow
seekingalpha.com - October 6 at 6:09 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoTHE BUSINESS OF PERSUASION: Harold Burson on Public Relations
finance.yahoo.com - October 3 at 8:04 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThis Japan Ad Agency Has More Juice
finance.yahoo.com - October 3 at 3:00 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThis Japan Ad Agency Has More Juice
finance.yahoo.com - October 3 at 3:00 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWpp Plc (WPPGY) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 1 at 4:44 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWpp Plc (WPPGY) Downgraded by Morgan Stanley
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 26 at 10:32 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWunderman Takes Majority Stake in Salesforce-Focused Consultancy Pierry in the US
finance.yahoo.com - September 23 at 11:50 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWunderman Appoints Stephan Pretorius as UK Group CEO
finance.yahoo.com - September 18 at 8:06 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoBurson-Marsteller Wins Best PR Firm Diversity Initiative at 2017 Diversity Distinction in PR Awards
finance.yahoo.com - September 16 at 10:31 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to WPP Plc : September 14, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 15 at 11:32 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoOgilvy CommonHealth Worldwide’s Johanna Skilling Named One of the 100 Most Inspiring Leaders in Healthcare by PharmaVOICE Magazine
finance.yahoo.com - September 15 at 11:32 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoGeneration Next Franchise Brands (VEND) & WPP PLC (WPPGY) Critical Contrast
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 12 at 9:02 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCritical Contrast: Wpp Plc (WPPGY) & Generation Next Franchise Brands (VEND)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 10 at 2:24 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFinancial Analysis: Wpp Plc (WPPGY) vs. Generation Next Franchise Brands (VEND)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 9 at 8:28 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoReviewing Wpp Plc (WPPGY) and Generation Next Franchise Brands (VEND)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 8 at 8:28 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHead-To-Head Review: Generation Next Franchise Brands (VEND) & Wpp Plc (WPPGY)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 7 at 12:50 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAnalyzing Wpp Plc (WPPGY) and Generation Next Franchise Brands (VEND)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 7 at 12:06 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] WPP Invests $5 Million in Podcasting Startup Gimlet
finance.yahoo.com - September 6 at 10:22 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoTraditional Media Trumps Threat Of Fake News According To Annual Ogilvy Media Influence Survey
finance.yahoo.com - September 6 at 10:22 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWpp Plc (WPPGY) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 6 at 7:04 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHead-To-Head Contrast: Wpp Plc (WPPGY) and Generation Next Franchise Brands (VEND)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 4 at 6:22 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoGeneration Next Franchise Brands (VEND) vs. WPP PLC (WPPGY) Head-To-Head Survey
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 4 at 6:22 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoContrasting Generation Next Franchise Brands (VEND) and Wpp Plc (WPPGY)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 2 at 10:24 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWpp Plc (WPPGY) vs. Generation Next Franchise Brands (VEND) Head to Head Comparison
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 2 at 4:10 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCritical Contrast: Generation Next Franchise Brands (VEND) vs. Wpp Plc (WPPGY)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 2 at 10:28 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to WPP Plc : September 2, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 2 at 1:54 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCritical Analysis: Wpp Plc (WPPGY) & Generation Next Franchise Brands (VEND)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 31 at 6:12 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoGeneration Next Franchise Brands (VEND) versus Wpp Plc (WPPGY) Head-To-Head Survey
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 31 at 12:30 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoGeneration Next Franchise Brands (VEND) & Wpp Plc (WPPGY) Head to Head Survey
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 30 at 10:24 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWPP Plc :WPPGY-US: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended June 30, 2017 : August 29, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 30 at 11:16 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoGeneration Next Franchise Brands (VEND) vs. Wpp Plc (WPPGY) Head-To-Head Review
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 29 at 10:28 PM
rttnews.com logoWPP Unit AKQA Buys Majority Stake In Danish Digital Agency, DIS/PLAY
www.rttnews.com - August 29 at 9:49 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoContrasting Wpp Plc (WPPGY) & Generation Next Franchise Brands (VEND)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 29 at 12:22 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoGeneration Next Franchise Brands (VEND) versus Wpp Plc (WPPGY) Head to Head Survey
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 26 at 12:18 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoComparing Wpp Plc (WPPGY) and Generation Next Franchise Brands (VEND)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 26 at 12:18 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoContrasting WPP PLC (WPPGY) and Generation Next Franchise Brands (VEND)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 26 at 8:29 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWpp Plc (WPPGY) Announces Semiannual Dividend of $1.45
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 25 at 6:54 PM
marketwatch.com logoDow threatens to halt 2-session climb as U.S. stocks sink at the open
www.marketwatch.com - August 25 at 3:49 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSeven Stars Cloud Announces Engagement of Ogilvy for Investor Relations and Corporate Financial Communications
finance.yahoo.com - August 25 at 12:48 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWPP PLC (WPPGY) to Post FY2017 Earnings of $7.77 Per Share, Jefferies Group Forecasts
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 25 at 8:54 AM
streetinsider.com logoPre-Open Stock Movers 08/23: (ITCI) (PRTK) (EXPR) Higher; (LZB) (RARE) (WPPGY) Lower (more...)
www.streetinsider.com - August 23 at 7:03 PM
finanznachrichten.de logoWPP H1 Profit Climbs, Lifts Dividend; Revises Down FY Outlook
www.finanznachrichten.de - August 23 at 7:03 PM
investorplace.com logoSYK, RARE and OMC stock were all taken out behind the woodshed on this week's hump-day
investorplace.com - August 23 at 7:03 PM
investopedia.com logoAmazon Earned $2.5B From Digital Ads: WPP Chief
www.investopedia.com - August 23 at 7:03 PM
nasdaq.com logoWPP Enters Oversold Territory
www.nasdaq.com - August 23 at 7:03 PM
rttnews.com logoWPP H1 Profit Climbs, Cuts FY17 Sales Growth View; Stock Down
www.rttnews.com - August 23 at 7:03 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWPP 2017 Interim Results
finance.yahoo.com - August 23 at 2:01 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWPP Shares Tumble Amid Forecast Concerns
finance.yahoo.com - August 23 at 2:01 PM

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