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

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$111.51 -0.57 (-0.51 %)
(As of 04/18/2019 09:13 AM ET)
Previous Close$112.08
Today's Range$111.47 - $112.42
52-Week Range$70.41 - $115.68
Volume2.53 million shs
Average Volume3.47 million shs
Market Capitalization$34.65 billion
P/E Ratio30.30
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta0.91
Worldpay, Inc., through its subsidiary, Worldpay Holding, LLC, provides electronic payment processing services in the United States, Europe, Asia, and Australasia. It operates in two segments, Technology Solutions, Merchant Solutions, and Issuer Solutions. The company offers merchant acquiring and payment processing services, such as authorization and settlement, customer service, chargeback and retrieval processing, and interchange management. It also provides value-added services, such data analytics and information management solutions, foreign currency management, and various funding options; and security solutions, including point-to-point encryption and tokenization at the point of sale and for e-commerce transactions. In addition, the company 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. Further, it provides card and statement production, and collections and inbound/outbound call centers. The company serves merchants and financial institutions comprising regional banks, community banks, credit unions, and regional personal identification number networks through direct sales forces and referral partners. 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

Industry Business services, not elsewhere classified
Sub-IndustryData Processing & Outsourced Services
SectorBusiness Services
CUSIP92210H10
Phone513-900-5250

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.93 billion
Cash Flow$7.4390 per share
Book Value$32.84 per share

Profitability

Net Income$12.80 million

Miscellaneous

Employees1,900
Market Cap$34.65 billion
Next Earnings Date5/9/2019 (Estimated)
OptionableOptionable

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 Tuesday, February, 26th. The business services provider reported $1.05 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.97 by $0.08. The business services provider had revenue of $1.05 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.04 billion. Worldpay had a return on equity of 10.80% and a net margin of 0.33%. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 84.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $0.97 EPS. View Worldpay's Earnings History.

When is Worldpay's next earnings date?

Worldpay is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, May 9th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Worldpay.

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

Worldpay updated its FY19 earnings guidance on Tuesday, February, 26th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $4.50-4.60 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $4.60. The company issued revenue guidance of $4.2-4.26 billion, compared to the consensus revenue estimate of $4.26 billion.Worldpay also updated its FY 2019 guidance to $4.50-4.60 EPS.

What price target have analysts set for WP?

29 brokers have issued twelve-month target prices for Worldpay's shares. Their forecasts range from $85.00 to $143.00. On average, they anticipate Worldpay's stock price to reach $110.2564 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 1.1%. View Analyst Price Targets for Worldpay.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Worldpay?

29 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Worldpay in the last year. There are currently 13 hold ratings and 16 buy ratings 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. " (3/2/2019)
  • 2. Cantor Fitzgerald analysts commented, ": We maintain our Overweight rating and 12-month price target of $105 on WP*. Worldpay reported results slightly above expectations. 2019 guidance was issued, slightly below expectations. We look to the call to provide further merger updates, performance in the high growth channels, including eCommerce, margin profile, and recent Merchant signing activity/ramps. WP is trading +3% in premarket trading." (2/26/2019)

Has Worldpay been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media stories about WP stock have been trending very negative this week, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news 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 media sentiment score of -3.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the business services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near future.

Are investors shorting Worldpay?

Worldpay saw a decline in short interest in the month of March. As of March 29th, there was short interest totalling 6,183,478 shares, a decline of 35.1% from the March 15th total of 9,522,296 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 8,581,979 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.7 days. Approximately 2.1% of the company's shares are short sold. View Worldpay's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Worldpay's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Worldpay own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Worldpay investors own include Paypal (PYPL), NVIDIA (NVDA), Alibaba Group (BABA), Align Technology (ALGN), Home Depot (HD), Netflix (NFLX), Boeing (BA), Adobe (ADBE), Mastercard (MA) and UnitedHealth Group (unh).

Who are Worldpay's key executives?

Worldpay's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Charles D. Drucker, Exec. Chairman & CEO (Age 56)
  • Mr. Mark L. Heimbouch, Pres, COO & Director (Age 55)
  • Ms. Stephanie Ferris, Chief Financial Officer (Age 45)
  • Mr. Royal W. Cole III, Exec. VP & Head of the North American Region (Age 58)
  • Mr. Matthew Taylor, Exec. VP of Global Integrated Payments & SMB eCommerce (Age 43)

Who are Worldpay's major shareholders?

Worldpay's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include KAMES CAPITAL plc (0.30%), First Manhattan Co. (0.10%), Douglass Winthrop Advisors LLC (0.03%), Community Trust & Investment Co. (0.02%), Calamos Advisors LLC (0.02%) and State of Alaska Department of Revenue (0.02%). 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, Shane Happach and Stephanie Ferris. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Worldpay.

Which major investors are selling Worldpay stock?

WP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Calamos Advisors LLC, DNB Asset Management AS, KAMES CAPITAL plc, Community Trust & Investment Co., Douglass Winthrop Advisors LLC, First Hawaiian Bank, Tealwood Asset Management Inc. and Chesley Taft & Associates LLC. Company insiders that have sold Worldpay company stock in the last year include Charles Drucker, Christopher A Thompson, Mark L Heimbouch, Matt Taylor, Philip Jansen, Rohinton Kalifa, Royal Cole, Shane Happach and Stephanie Ferris. View Insider Buying and Selling for Worldpay.

Which major investors are buying Worldpay stock?

WP stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Havens Advisors LLC, Tibra Equities Europe Ltd, Quantitative Systematic Strategies LLC, First Manhattan Co., Virtu Financial LLC, State of Alaska Department of Revenue, Truvestments Capital LLC and IFM Investors Pty Ltd. 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 $111.51.

How big of a company is Worldpay?

Worldpay has a market capitalization of $34.65 billion and generates $3.93 billion in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $12.80 million in net income (profit) each year or $3.68 on an earnings per share basis. Worldpay employs 1,900 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:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  863 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  701 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,564
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 4/18/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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