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

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$55.13 -0.38 (-0.68 %)
(As of 11/18/2018 03:23 PM ET)
Previous Close$55.13
Today's Range$54.64 - $56.10
52-Week Range$54.24 - $103.53
Volume503,729 shs
Average Volume468,028 shs
Market Capitalization$13.93 billion
P/E Ratio7.10
Dividend Yield5.44%
Beta1.3
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

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Advertising agencies
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorBusiness Services
Current SymbolNYSE:WPP
Previous Symbol
CUSIPN/A
Phone011-44-20-7408-2204

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.65
Current Ratio1.02
Quick RatioN/A

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio7.10
Forward P/E Ratio8.04
P/E Growth6.99

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$19.67 billion
Price / Sales0.71
Cash Flow$10.3240 per share
Price / Cash5.34
Book Value$50.80 per share
Price / Book1.09

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net MarginsN/A
Return on EquityN/A
Return on AssetsN/A

Miscellaneous

Employees203,000
Outstanding Shares252,720,000
Market Cap$13.93 billion
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 Wednesday, September 5th. Shareholders of record on Friday, October 5th will be paid a dividend of $1.4595 per share on Monday, November 5th. This represents a dividend yield of 3.93%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 4th. This is an increase from WPP's previous semiannual dividend of $1.45. View WPP's Dividend History.

How were WPP's earnings last quarter?

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

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for WPP?

11 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for WPP in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings, 6 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?

Media headlines about WPP stock have trended positive on Sunday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. WPP earned a news sentiment score of 2.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news articles about the business services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days.

Who are some of WPP's key competitors?

Who are WPP's key executives?

WPP's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Paul W. G. Richardson BA, ACA, MCT, Group Fin. Director & Exec. Director (Age 60)
  • Mr. Mark Read, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 51)
  • Mr. Andrew Grant Balfour Scott, Chief Operating Officer (Age 49)
  • Mr. Fran Butera CFA, Investor Relations Director
  • Andrea Harris Esq., Group Chief Counsel

Who are WPP's major shareholders?

WPP's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Macquarie Group Ltd. (0.34%), Morningstar Investment Services LLC (0.34%), Brandes Investment Partners LP (0.33%), Mondrian Investment Partners LTD (0.20%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.13%) and First Trust Advisors LP (0.13%). 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 SeaBridge Investment Advisors LLC and Cardinal Capital Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for WPP.

Which major investors are buying WPP stock?

WPP stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Macquarie Group Ltd., Morningstar Investment Services LLC, Brandes Investment Partners LP, Mondrian Investment Partners LTD, Renaissance Technologies LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP and Grandfield & Dodd LLC. 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 $55.13.

How big of a company is WPP?

WPP has a market capitalization of $13.93 billion and generates $19.67 billion in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $2.34 billion in net income (profit) each year or $7.76 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:  229 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  317 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  546
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 11/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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