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WPP Stock Price, Forecast & Analysis (NYSE:WPP)

-0.88 (-1.39 %)
(As of 11/21/2019 03:51 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $62.33
50-Day Range
MA: $61.50
52-Week Range
Now: $62.33
Volume179,117 shs
Average Volume169,987 shs
Market Capitalization$16.61 billion
P/E Ratio8.64
Dividend Yield4.40%
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
SectorBusiness Services



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$20.83 billion
Cash Flow$10.69 per share
Book Value$49.11 per share



Market Cap$16.61 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A

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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 of this dividend 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) announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August, 23rd. The business services provider reported $3.02 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $3.02. View WPP's Earnings History.

What price target have analysts set for WPP?

9 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives for WPP's stock. Their forecasts range from $980.00 to $1,160.00. On average, they expect WPP's share price to reach $1,088.75 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 1,646.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for WPP.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for WPP?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for WPP in the last year. There are currently 3 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for WPP.

Has WPP been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about WPP stock has trended positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of 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 five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. WPP earned a news impact score of 3.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the business services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future. View News Stories for WPP.

Are investors shorting WPP?

WPP saw a decline in short interest in the month of October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 258,900 shares, a decline of 35.0% from the September 30th total of 398,100 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 147,200 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.8 days. Approximately 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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include First Trust Advisors LP (0.25%), Tweedy Browne Co LLC (0.08%), Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.06%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (0.03%), Scout Investments Inc. (0.02%) and BB&T Securities LLC (0.02%). 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 Alberta Investment Management Corp, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Scout Investments Inc., Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc., Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., Grandfield & Dodd LLC, Tweedy Browne Co LLC and Russell Investments Group Ltd.. 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 First Trust Advisors LP, BBVA USA Bancshares Inc., Greylin Investment Mangement Inc., Global Trust Asset Management LLC, Hanson & Doremus Investment Management, BB&T Securities LLC, Advisor Partners LLC and Griffin Asset Management Inc.. 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 $62.33.

How big of a company is WPP?

WPP has a market capitalization of $16.61 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:  277 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  369 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  646
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 11/21/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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