WPP Stock Forecast, Price & News

+0.96 (+1.47 %)
(As of 04/14/2021 03:45 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $66.15
50-Day Range
MA: $63.42
52-Week Range
Now: $66.15
Volume1,426 shs
Average Volume107,283 shs
Market Capitalization$17.15 billion
P/E Ratio13.26
Dividend Yield2.00%
WPP plc, a creative transformation company, provides communications, experience, commerce, and technology services in North America, the United Kingdom, Western Continental Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Africa, Middle East, and Central and Eastern Europe. The company operates through three segments: Global Integrated Agencies, Public Relations, and Specialist Agencies. It engages in the business of planning and creation of marketing and branding campaigns; designs advertisements across all media; and provides media buying services including strategy and business development, media investment, and data, technology and content. The company provides advises to clients who are seeking to communicate with a range of stakeholders from consumers to governments and the business and financial communities. 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
Year Founded1971



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$16.90 billion
Cash Flow$12.95 per share
Book Value$40.45 per share



Market Cap$17.15 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A


WPP (NYSE:WPP) Given Buy Rating at The Goldman Sachs Group
April 5, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
WPP (NYSE:WPP) Reaches New 12-Month High at $66.03
April 5, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
WPP plc (NYSE:WPP) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
March 29, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
WPP Named a Leader in Commerce Services - Yahoo Finance
March 22, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
WPP Named a Leader in Commerce Services
March 22, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
WPP Appoints Dave Rolfe as Global Head of Production
March 4, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
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Overall MarketRank

1.55 out of 5 stars

Business Services Sector

95th out of 442 stocks

Advertising Agencies Industry

3rd out of 17 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 0.0Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
+0.96 (+1.47 %)
(As of 04/14/2021 03:45 PM ET)
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WPP (NYSE:WPP) Frequently Asked Questions

Is WPP a buy right now?

14 Wall Street research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for WPP in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 4 hold ratings and 8 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street research analysts is that investors should "hold" WPP stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in WPP, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than WPP?

Wall Street analysts have given WPP a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but WPP wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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How were WPP's earnings last quarter?

WPP plc (NYSE:WPP) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, August, 23rd. The business services provider reported $3.02 EPS for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $3.02.
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How has WPP's stock price been impacted by COVID-19?

WPP's stock was trading at $40.76 on March 11th, 2020 when COVID-19 reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, WPP stock has increased by 62.3% and is now trading at $66.16.
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How often does WPP pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for WPP?

WPP declared a semi-annual dividend on Friday, March 12th. Shareholders of record on Friday, June 11th will be given a dividend of $0.9777 per share on Friday, July 9th. This represents a yield of 1%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 10th. This is a positive change from WPP's previous semi-annual dividend of $0.66.
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Is WPP a good dividend stock?

WPP pays an annual dividend of $1.30 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.00%. WPP does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of WPP is 26.05%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, WPP will have a dividend payout ratio of 28.51% next year. This indicates that WPP will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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Who are WPP's key executives?

WPP's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Mark Read, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 54) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Andrew Grant Balfour Scott, Chief Operating Officer (Age 52)
  • Mr. Stephan Pretorius, Chief Technology Officer (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Ms. Rachel Higham, Chief Information Officer
  • Mr. Peregrine Riviere, Director of Group Investor Relations
  • Ms. Andrea Harris Esq., Group Chief Counsel & Head of Sustainability (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Chris Wade, Chief Communications Director
  • Mr. Laurent Ezekiel, Chief Marketing Officer & Chief Growth Officer (Age 47)
  • Ms. Jacqueline P. Canney, Global Chief People Officer (Age 53) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. John O'Keeffe, Global Chief Creative Officer

Who are some of WPP's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of WPP own?

What is WPP's stock symbol?

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

Who are WPP's major shareholders?

WPP's stock is owned by a variety of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Scout Investments Inc. (0.02%).
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Which major investors are selling WPP stock?

WPP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Scout Investments Inc..
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is WPP's stock price today?

One share of WPP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $66.16.

How much money does WPP make?

WPP has a market capitalization of $17.15 billion and generates $16.90 billion in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $796.91 million in net income (profit) each year or $4.99 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does WPP have?

WPP employs 101,000 workers across the globe.

Does WPP have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of WPP: 24/7 Real Media UK Ltd., 41?29! Media Internet, AD Venture Worldwide Inc, AKQA, AKQA Denmark A/S, AKQA GmbH, AKQA Inc., AKQA Limited, AQuest, Acceleration, Acceleration eMarketing Inc, All Global, Always (Shanghai) Marketing Services Co Ltd, Arctouch LLC, BCW LLC, BWR PR, Beijing Benpao Century Technology Development Co. Ltd., Benenson Strategy Group LLC, Black and Deen, Blast Radius, Blast Radius Inc., Bomtempo Anahory e Ralha, Bottle Rocket, Bottle Rocket LLC, Brindfors Design AB, CB Associes S.A., CMI Media, CMI Media LLC, CONEXANCE MD, CT Finances SA, Catalyst Online LLC, Cavendish Square Holding BV, Center Partners, Cerebra, Cockpit Holdings Limited, Cognifide, Commarco, Commarco GmbH 120274, Cordiant Communications Group Limited, Dawson Integrated Marketing Communications, DeepLocal Inc., Design Bridge, Design Bridge Limited, Dewey Square Group, Ecommera, EffectiveUI, Enduring Organisation, Entreprise de Communications Tank Inc., Essence, Essence Global Group Limited, Essence Global LLC, Eurosem Belgium SA/NV, F.biz, FAST - Financial Administration Solutions & Technologies Srl, Finecast Limited, Finsbury LLC, Forward Limited, GREY Düsseldorf GmbH, GTB Agency LLC, GTB Shanghai Advertising Co. Ltd, GTB Stat LLC, GWE LLC, Geometry Global Japan GK, Geometry Global LLC, Geometry Global Limited, Glendinning Management Consultants, Go Direct Marketing Inc., Gorilla LLC, Grey, Grey Advertising Limited, Grey Global Group LLC, Group M France SAS, Group M Worldwide LLC, Group SJR LLC, GroupM (Shanghai) Advertising Co. Ltd, GroupM Argentina Trading S.A., GroupM B.V., GroupM Chile SAC, GroupM Competence Center GmbH, GroupM Denmark A/S, GroupM Japan KK, GroupM Limited, GroupM Market Advertising Co. Ltd., GroupM Media India Pvt Ltd, GroupM Pakistan (Private) Ltd, GroupM Singapore Pte Ltd, GroupM Srl, GroupM UK Digital Limited, Guangzhou Dawson Marketing Communication Co. Ltd, H-ART, HERING SCHUPPENER Consulting Strategieberatung für Kommunikation GmbH, HeathWallace, Hill & Knowlton Limited, Hill and Knowlton Strategies LLC, Hirschen Group GmbH, Hogarth California LLC, Hogarth Worldwide Inc., Hogarth Worldwide Limited, Icon Brand Navigation Group, IntelliQuest Information Group Inc, International Meetings & Science LLC, J Walter Thompson Middle East and North Africa E.C., J Walter Thompson Publicidade Ltda, J.Walter Thompson Bridge Advertising Co. Ltd., John Street Inc., KBM Group LLC, KR Media UK Limited, KR Wavemaker SAS, Kantar TNS, Kinetic Advertising (Shanghai) Co. Ltd, Kinetic Worldwide Limited, LLC ‘GroupM’, LLC ‘Wavemaker’, Landor LLC, M Media Group Pty Ltd, M2 Digital Inc., Marketeers Vietnam, Marketing Direct LLC, Marketing Perspectives Limited, Mather Direct GmbH, Maxus Communications (UK) Limited, Media Club SpA, Media Insight SNC, MediaCom - Warszawa Sp.z.o.o., MediaCom AS (Norway), MediaCom Agentur für Media-Beratung GmbH, MediaCom Communications Pvt Ltd, MediaCom Danmark A/S, MediaCom Group Limited, MediaCom Istanbul Medya Hizmetleri A.S., MediaCom TWENTYFIVE GmbH, Mediacom AG, Mediacom Australia Pty Limited, Mediacom Canada, Mediacom Iberia SA, Mediacom Italia Srl, Mediacom LLC, Mediacom Middle East & North Africa Holding W.L.L., Mediacom North Limited, Mediacom Paris SA, Mediacom Worldwide LLC, Mediaedge:CIA Worldwide Limited, Mediaedge:cia India Pvt Ltd, Medialets, Memac Ogilvy & Mather Holding Inc, Mind Share México S. de R.L. de C.V., MindShare Canada, MindShare GmbH, MindShare Hong Kong Limited, MindShare Polska Sp. z.o.o., Mindshare Media UK Limited, Mindshare SA, Mindshare South Africa (Gauteng) (Proprietary) Limited, Mindshare SpA, Mindshare Spain SA, Mindshare USA LLC, Mirum LLC, Mirum S.A. de C.V., Motion Content Group Limited, OPR AGENCY PTY LIMITED, Ogilvy & Mather Brasil Comunicação Ltda, Ogilvy & Mather Group (Holdings) Limited, Ogilvy & Mather Pvt Ltd, Ogilvy & Mather S.A.S, Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide LLC, Ogilvy Australia Pty Ltd, Ogilvy Commonhealth Worldwide LLC, Ogilvy Public Relations GmbH, Ogilvy Singapore Pte. Ltd., Ootworld, OpenMindWorld LLC, P Four Consultancy, PTR Comunicações Ltda, Penn Schoen & Berland Associates LLC, Penn Schoen Berland, Pep LLC, Plano.Trio Comunicacao, Potato London Ltd, Première Group Holdings Limited, Prism Sport + Entertainment, Promotion Execution Partners LLC, Public Strategies Inc., Quasar Media Private, Quinn Gillespie & Associates, Quirk, RLM Finsbury, Rasor Holdings LLC, Ray + Keshavan Design Associates, Real Media, Red Fuse New York LLC, Regional Management Group SAS, Russell Square Holding BV, Salmon Limited, Salmon Ltd, Sandtable, Scangroup, Set Management LLC, Shanghai Easycom Advertising Co. Ltd., Shanghai Linjie Marketing Services Co. Ltd., Shanghai Ogilvy & Mather Advertising Ltd, Shire Hall Group, Spafax Airline Network Limited, Spafax Networks LLC, Stickleback Limited, Sudler & Hennessey LLC, Superunion Limited, Swift + POSSIBLE LLC, Syzygy AG, TMARC, Taxi, Taxi Inc., Team Garage LLC, The Brand Union, The Cocktail Global S.L., The Finsbury Group Limited, The Glover Park Group, The Glover Park Group LLC, The GroupM ESP Clever Company S.R.L. de C.V., The Lacek Group LLC, The Marketing & Communication Agency, The Ogilvy Group LLC, The Performers Group, The Young & Rubicam Group of Companies ULC, Triad Digital Media LLC, Twist Image, Two Circles, VML LLC, VMLY&R, WPP (Thailand) Ltd, WPP 2005 Limited, WPP AMC Holdings, WPP AUNZ, WPP Beans Limited, WPP Brands (UK) Limited, WPP Brands Development Holdings (UK) Limited, WPP Brands Holdings (UK) Limited, WPP Deutschland Holding GmbH & Co. KG, WPP Finance 2013, WPP Finance 2015 Limited, WPP Finance Co. Limited, WPP Finance SA, WPP Group (UK) Ltd, WPP Group Canada Finance Inc., WPP Group U.S. Finance LLC, WPP Group USA Inc., WPP Health Limited, WPP Holdings Spain S.L., WPP Jubilee Limited, WPP Luxembourg Gamma Three Sarl, WPP Luxembourg Sarl, WPP Luxembourg Turris S.à r.l., WPP Marketing Communications (Hong Kong) Limited, WPP Marketing Communications Germany GmbH, WPP Media Ltd, WPP Montagu Square LLC, WPP México S.R.L. de C.V., WPP Ottawa Ltd, WPP Samson Limited, WPP Sigma Limited, WPP Sphinx Limited, WPP Square one B.V, WPP UK Germany Holdings, WPP Unicorn Limited, WPPIH 2001 Inc., Warwicks, Wavemaker A/S, Wavemaker Australia Pty Ltd, Wavemaker BV, Wavemaker Canada ULC, Wavemaker Czech s.r.o., Wavemaker Global LLC, Wavemaker Global Limited, Wavemaker GmbH, Wavemaker Hong Kong Limited, Wavemaker Hungary Kft, Wavemaker Italia S.r.l., Wavemaker Limited, Wavemaker MENA FZ LLC, Wavemaker México S. de R.L. de C.V., Wavemaker Publicidad Spain S.L., Wavemaker Sp.z.o.o, Wavemaker Taiwan Ltd, Wavemaker – Servicos Publicitarios Ltda, Who Digital, Witgoud Investments B.V., Worldwide Mediacom México S de R.L. de C.V., Wunderman A/S, Wunderman Thompson (UK) Limited, Wunderman Thompson LLC, XMKT Group, Xaxis LLC, Xaxis US LLC, Y&R Propaganda Ltda, Young & Rubicam, Young & Rubicam LLC, clarus digital, dBOD, groupm Germany GmbH & Co. KG, mPlatform LLC, plista GmbH, thjnk, and thjnk AG.

When was WPP founded?

WPP was founded in 1971.

What is WPP's official website?

The official website for WPP is www.wpp.com.

Where are WPP's headquarters?


How can I contact WPP?

WPP's mailing address is SEA CONTAINERS 18 UPPER GROUND, LONDON X0, SE1 9GL. The business services provider can be reached via phone at 44-0-20-7282-4600 or via email at [email protected]

This page was last updated on 4/14/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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