NYSE:WPP - WPP Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$54.26 -1.15 (-2.08 %)
(As of 03/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$54.26
Today's Range$54.11 - $55.06
52-Week Range$50.31 - $92.25
Volume153,124 shs
Average Volume176,076 shs
Market Capitalization$13.71 billion
P/E Ratio7.53
Dividend Yield5.41%
Beta0.99
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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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Advertising agencies
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorBusiness Services
CUSIPN/A
Phone011-44-20-7408-2204

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$20.83 billion
Cash Flow$11.3042 per share
Book Value$51.79 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees203,000
Market Cap$13.71 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableOptionable

WPP (NYSE:WPP) Frequently Asked Questions

What is WPP's stock symbol?

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

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

WPP declared a semiannual dividend on Monday, March 4th. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 14th will be paid a dividend of $2.4747 per share on Monday, July 8th. This represents a yield of 8.63%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 13th. This is an increase from WPP's previous semiannual dividend of $1.46. View WPP's Dividend History.

How were WPP's earnings last quarter?

Wpp Plc (NYSE:WPP) posted its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, August, 23rd. The business services provider reported $3.02 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting analysts' consensus estimates of $3.02. View WPP's Earnings History.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for WPP?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for WPP in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for WPP.

Has WPP been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about WPP stock has been trending somewhat negative this week, InfoTrie reports. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring 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 closest to five being the most favorable. WPP earned a news impact score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news stories about the business services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the immediate future.

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 Intelsat (I), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Ford Motor (F), AT&T (T), Fossil Group (FOSL), Comcast (CMCSA), Bank of America (BAC), Ciena (CIEN), Intel (INTC) and Westpac Banking (WBK).

Who are WPP's key executives?

WPP's management team includes the folowing 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

Who are WPP's major shareholders?

WPP's stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Macquarie Group Ltd. (0.37%), Morningstar Investment Services LLC (0.31%), Brandes Investment Partners LP (0.30%), Mondrian Investment Partners LTD (0.23%), First Trust Advisors LP (0.18%) and Northern Trust Corp (0.10%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for WPP.

Which major investors are selling WPP stock?

WPP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Northern Trust Corp, Grandfield & Dodd LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Brandes Investment Partners LP, BB&T Securities LLC, Cardinal Capital Management Inc., Morningstar Investment Services LLC and Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for WPP.

Which major investors are buying WPP stock?

WPP stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Trust Advisors LP, Her Majesty the Queen in Right of the Province of Alberta as represented by Alberta Investment Management Corp, Beacon Financial Group, Mondrian Investment Partners LTD, Millennium Management LLC, Macquarie Group Ltd., Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP. View Insider Buying and Selling for WPP.

How do I buy shares of WPP?

Shares of WPP 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 WPP's stock price today?

One share of WPP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $54.26.

How big of a company is WPP?

WPP has a market capitalization of $13.71 billion and generates $20.83 billion in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $1.42 billion in net income (profit) each year or $7.21 on an earnings per share basis. WPP employs 203,000 workers across the globe.

What is WPP's official website?

The official website for WPP is http://www.wpp.com.

How can I contact WPP?

WPP's mailing address is 27 FARM STREET, LONDON X0, W1J5RJ. The business services provider can be reached via phone at 011-44-20-7408-2204 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for WPP (NYSE WPP)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  242 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  329 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  571
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about WPP and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe WPP will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe WPP will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 3/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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