NYSE:WPP - WPP Stock Price, News & Analysis

$64.47
+1.18 (+1.86 %)
(As of 09/15/2019 01:31 AM ET)
Today's Range
$64.09
Now: $64.47
$64.75
50-Day Range
$55.35
MA: $58.77
$64.46
52-Week Range
$50.31
Now: $64.47
$75.86
Volume120,973 shs
Average Volume131,969 shs
Market Capitalization$17.18 billion
P/E Ratio8.94
Dividend Yield7.36%
Beta1
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. Read More…

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$10.9830 per share
Book Value$49.11 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees133,903
Market Cap$17.18 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableOptionable

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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. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 14th will be paid a dividend of $2.4747 per share on Monday, July 8th. This represents a dividend yield of 8.63%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 13th. This is a boost 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 EPS for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $3.02. View WPP's Earnings History.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for WPP?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for WPP in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for WPP.

Has WPP been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about WPP stock has trended somewhat positive on Sunday, InfoTrie reports. The research group identifies positive and negative press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. WPP earned a media sentiment score of 0.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the business services provider a news buzz of 1.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. View News Stories for WPP.

Are investors shorting WPP?

WPP saw a decrease in short interest in the month of August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 295,500 shares, a decrease of 30.1% from the July 31st total of 422,500 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 157,800 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.9 days. Currently, 0.1% of the shares of the company are sold short. View WPP's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of WPP's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of WPP own?

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 shareholders include Brandes Investment Partners LP (0.31%), Morningstar Investment Services LLC (0.29%), Royal Bank of Canada (0.23%), First Trust Advisors LP (0.21%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.19%) and Bank of America Corp DE (0.17%). 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 Renaissance Technologies LLC, Invesco Ltd., Brandes Investment Partners LP, Alberta Investment Management Corp, Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, Morningstar Investment Services LLC and Russell Investments Group Ltd.. View Insider Buying and Selling for WPP.

Which major investors are buying WPP stock?

WPP stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, US Bancorp DE, Royal Bank of Canada, Vanguard Group Inc., HighTower Advisors LLC, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Envestnet Asset Management Inc. and LPL Financial 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, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is WPP's stock price today?

One share of WPP stock can currently be purchased for approximately $64.47.

How big of a company is WPP?

WPP has a market capitalization of $17.18 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 133,903 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About WPP.

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:  267 (Thanks for Voting!)
Underperform Votes:  358 (Thanks for Voting!)
Total Votes:  625
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This page was last updated on 9/15/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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