NYSE:WP - Worldpay Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$97.31 -1.18 (-1.20 %)
(As of 09/20/2018 08:21 AM ET)
Previous Close$98.49
Today's Range$96.85 - $98.95
52-Week Range$67.71 - $101.39
Volume1.33 million shs
Average Volume1.65 million shs
Market Capitalization$30.73 billion
P/E Ratio31.39
Dividend YieldN/A
Worldpay logoWorldpay, Inc., through its subsidiary, Vantiv Holding, LLC, provides electronic payment processing services to merchants and financial institutions in the United States. It operates through two segments, Merchant Services and Financial Institution Services. The Merchant Services segment offers merchant acquiring and payment processing services, such as authorization and settlement, customer service, chargeback and retrieval processing, and interchange management to national merchants, and regional and small-to-mid sized businesses. This segment also provides value-added services, such as omni-channel acceptance, prepaid services, and gift card solutions; and security solutions, including point-to-point encryption and tokenization at the point of sale and for e-commerce transactions. The Financial Institution Services segment offers card issuer processing, payment network processing, fraud protection, card production, prepaid program management, automated teller machine driving, portfolio optimization, data analytics, and card program marketing, as well as network gateway and switching services. It also provides statement production, and collections and inbound/outbound call centers for credit transactions, as well as other services, which include credit card portfolio analytics, program strategy and support, fraud and security management, and chargeback and dispute services. This segment serves financial institutions comprising regional banks, community banks, credit unions, and regional personal identification number networks. It markets its services through various distribution channels, including national, regional, and mid-market sales teams, as well as through third-party reseller clients and telesales operation. The company was formerly known as Vantiv, Inc. and changed its name to Worldpay, Inc. in January 2018. Worldpay, Inc. was incorporated in 2009 and is headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Business services, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryData Processing & Outsourced Services
SectorBusiness Services


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.73
Current Ratio0.96
Quick Ratio0.96


Trailing P/E Ratio31.39
Forward P/E Ratio26.73
P/E Growth1.69

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.03 billion
Price / Sales7.54
Cash Flow$5.2345 per share
Price / Cash18.59
Book Value$3.38 per share
Price / Book28.79


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.10
Net Income$130.11 million
Net Margins-1.72%
Return on Equity14.55%
Return on Assets4.64%


Outstanding Shares312,020,000
Market Cap$30.73 billion

Worldpay (NYSE:WP) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Worldpay's stock symbol?

Worldpay trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "WP."

How were Worldpay's earnings last quarter?

Worldpay Inc (NYSE:WP) posted its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, August, 9th. The business services provider reported $1.04 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.95 by $0.09. The business services provider had revenue of $1.01 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $978.81 million. Worldpay had a positive return on equity of 14.55% and a negative net margin of 1.72%. The firm's revenue was up 90.0% on a year-over-year basis. View Worldpay's Earnings History.

When is Worldpay's next earnings date?

Worldpay is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October, 25th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Worldpay.

What guidance has Worldpay issued on next quarter's earnings?

Worldpay updated its FY18 earnings guidance on Thursday, August, 9th. The company provided EPS guidance of $3.93-4.00 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $3.80. The company issued revenue guidance of $3.88-3.93 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $3.88 billion.Worldpay also updated its Q3 guidance to $1.00-1.03 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for WP?

31 equities research analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Worldpay's shares. Their predictions range from $7.00 to $125.00. On average, they expect Worldpay's share price to reach $96.8571 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 0.5%. View Analyst Price Targets for Worldpay.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Worldpay?

31 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Worldpay in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings, 26 buy ratings and 1 strong buy rating for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Worldpay.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Worldpay stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Worldpay stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Worldpay, Inc. is a payment provider to power global integrated omni-commerce, any payment, anywhere. Worldpay Inc., formerly known as Vantiv Inc., is based in LONDON. " (7/15/2018)
  • 2. Cantor Fitzgerald analysts commented, "1Q18 revenues and earnings top estimates. Worldpay reported 1Q18 net revenue of $850.7 mn, an 81% y/y increase (+12% pro forma), above our estimate of $833 mn and the FactSet consensus of the $839 mn. Adjusted EBITDA margins were down 70 bps y/y to 44.0%. Adjusted EPS was $0.81, vs. our estimate of $0.78 and the consensus of $0.77, up 19% y/y." (5/10/2018)

Who are some of Worldpay's key competitors?

Who are Worldpay's key executives?

Worldpay's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Charles D. Drucker, Exec. Chairman & Co-CEO (Age 55)
  • Ms. Stephanie Ferris, Chief Financial Officer (Age 44)
  • Mr. Mark L. Heimbouch, COO & Director (Age 54)
  • Mr. Royal W. Cole III, Exec. VP & Head of the North American Region (Age 57)
  • Mr. Matthew Taylor, Exec. VP of Global Integrated Payments & SMB eCommerce (Age 42)

Has Worldpay been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about WP stock has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Worldpay earned a media and rumor sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also assigned headlines about the business services provider an impact score of 46.57 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next few days. View Recent Headlines for Worldpay.

Who are Worldpay's major shareholders?

Worldpay's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (8.88%), Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (5.87%), Flossbach Von Storch AG (3.66%), Select Equity Group L.P. (3.01%), FMR LLC (1.49%) and American Century Companies Inc. (2.57%). Company insiders that own Worldpay stock include Charles Drucker, Christopher A Thompson, Kimberly Martin, Mark L Heimbouch, Matt Taylor, Philip Jansen, Royal Cole, Stephanie Ferris and Third Bancorp Fifth. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Worldpay.

Which institutional investors are selling Worldpay stock?

WP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Select Equity Group L.P., Voya Investment Management LLC, Third Point LLC, Egerton Capital UK LLP, Millennium Management LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Jennison Associates LLC and Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc.. Company insiders that have sold Worldpay company stock in the last year include Charles Drucker, Christopher A Thompson, Kimberly Martin, Mark L Heimbouch, Matt Taylor, Philip Jansen, Royal Cole and Stephanie Ferris. View Insider Buying and Selling for Worldpay.

Which institutional investors are buying Worldpay stock?

WP stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Laurion Capital Management LP, FMR LLC, Flossbach Von Storch AG, Frontier Capital Management Co. LLC, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, MUFG Securities EMEA plc, Morgan Stanley and Jane Street Group LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Worldpay.

How do I buy shares of Worldpay?

Shares of WP can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Worldpay's stock price today?

One share of WP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $97.31.

How big of a company is Worldpay?

Worldpay has a market capitalization of $30.73 billion and generates $4.03 billion in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $130.11 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.10 on an earnings per share basis. Worldpay employs 3,661 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Worldpay?

Worldpay's mailing address is 8500 GOVERNOR`S HILL DRIVE, SYMMES TOWNSHIP OH, 45249. The business services provider can be reached via phone at 513-900-5250 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Worldpay (NYSE WP)

Community Ranking:  3.1 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  615 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  373 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  988
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Worldpay and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe WP will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe WP will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 9/20/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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