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

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$81.24 +0.36 (+0.45 %)
(As of 12/14/2018 06:58 AM ET)
Previous Close$80.88
Today's Range$80.88 - $82.92
52-Week Range$71.40 - $103.50
Volume4.28 million shs
Average Volume2.91 million shs
Market Capitalization$25.24 billion
P/E Ratio26.21
Dividend YieldN/A
Worldpay, Inc., through its subsidiary, Vantiv Holding, LLC, provides electronic payment processing services to merchants and financial institutions in the United States, Europe, and Asia. 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
Current SymbolNYSE:WP
Previous Symbol


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.72
Current Ratio0.97
Quick Ratio0.97


Trailing P/E Ratio26.21
Forward P/E Ratio22.57
P/E Growth1.38

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.03 billion
Price / Sales6.30
Cash Flow$5.3202 per share
Price / Cash Flow15.27
Book Value$3.38 per share
Price / Book24.04


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$3.10
Net Income$130.11 million
Net Margins-3.99%
Return on Equity11.66%
Return on Assets4.23%


Outstanding Shares312,110,000
Market Cap$25.24 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) announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November, 8th. The business services provider reported $1.05 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $1.03 by $0.02. The business services provider earned $1.02 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.02 billion. Worldpay had a negative net margin of 3.99% and a positive return on equity of 11.66%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 1.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $0.90 EPS. View Worldpay's Earnings History.

When is Worldpay's next earnings date?

Worldpay is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 27th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Worldpay.

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

Worldpay issued an update on its FY 2018 earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 8th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $3.95-4.00 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $3.99. The company issued revenue guidance of $3.9-3.93 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $3.93 billion.Worldpay also updated its guidance to EPS.

What price target have analysts set for WP?

31 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for Worldpay's stock. Their forecasts range from $7.00 to $129.00. On average, they anticipate Worldpay's stock price to reach $101.2069 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 24.6% from the stock's current price. 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 3 hold ratings, 27 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. " (10/13/2018)
  • 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)

Has Worldpay been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about WP stock have trended somewhat negative on Friday, InfoTrie reports. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Worldpay earned a daily sentiment score of -1.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the business services provider a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days.

Are investors shorting Worldpay?

Worldpay saw a increase in short interest in November. As of November 30th, there was short interest totalling 9,818,343 shares, an increase of 59.1% from the November 15th total of 6,171,616 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 3,378,625 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.9 days. Currently, 3.3% of the shares of the stock are short sold. View Worldpay's Current Options Chain.

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)
  • Mr. Mark L. Heimbouch, Pres, COO & Director (Age 54)
  • Ms. Stephanie Ferris, Chief Financial Officer (Age 44)
  • 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)

Who are Worldpay's major shareholders?

Worldpay's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (8.29%), Vanguard Group Inc (8.29%), BlackRock Inc. (5.07%), Capital Research Global Investors (4.46%), Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (3.34%) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2.60%). Company insiders that own Worldpay stock include Charles Drucker, Christopher A Thompson, Kimberly Martin, Mark L Heimbouch, Matt Taylor, Philip Jansen, Rohinton Kalifa, Royal Cole and Stephanie Ferris. 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 Capital Research Global Investors, Select Equity Group L.P., JPMorgan Chase & Co., Diamond Hill Capital Management Inc., American Century Companies Inc., Alliancebernstein L.P., Jane Street Group LLC and Bessemer Group 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, Rohinton Kalifa, Royal Cole and Stephanie Ferris. View Insider Buying and Selling for Worldpay.

Which institutional investors are buying Worldpay stock?

WP stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Allianz Asset Management GmbH, FMR LLC, Putnam Investments LLC, LA Financiere DE L Echiquier, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Sei Investments Co., Scopus Asset Management L.P. and Victory Capital Management Inc.. 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 $81.24.

How big of a company is Worldpay?

Worldpay has a market capitalization of $25.24 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.

What is Worldpay's official website?

The official website for Worldpay is http://www.worldpay.com.

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:  2.9 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  729 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  519 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,248
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 12/14/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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