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NYSE:WPPWPP Stock Price, Forecast & News

$40.32
+0.07 (+0.17 %)
(As of 08/7/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$39.78
Now: $40.32
$40.35
50-Day Range
$36.32
MA: $38.61
$40.48
52-Week Range
$27.18
Now: $40.32
$70.80
Volume152,467 shs
Average Volume193,653 shs
Market Capitalization$9.88 billion
P/E Ratio8.08
Dividend Yield11.93%
Beta1.34
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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Beat the Market (BTM) Rank

Analyst Opinion: 0.0Community Rank: 2.1Dividend Strength: 1.7Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.38 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Advertising agencies
Sub-IndustryN/A
CUSIPN/A
Phone44-0-20-7282-4600

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Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$16.90 billion
Cash Flow$8.25 per share
Book Value$40.45 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees106,786
Market Cap$9.88 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableOptionable
$40.32
+0.07 (+0.17 %)
(As of 08/7/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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WPP (NYSE:WPP) Frequently Asked Questions

How has WPP's stock been impacted by COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

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 shares have decreased by 1.1% and is now trading at $40.32.
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Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of WPP?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for WPP in the last year. There are currently 3 sell ratings and 4 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold."
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How were WPP's earnings last quarter?

Wpp Plc (NYSE:WPP) posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August, 23rd. The business services provider reported $3.02 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $3.02.
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How often does WPP pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for WPP?

WPP announced a semi-annual dividend on Friday, February 28th. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 12th will be paid a dividend of $2.4006 per share on Monday, July 6th. This represents a dividend yield of 7.8%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 11th.
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Has WPP been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about WPP stock have trended very positive on Saturday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie ranks the sentiment of media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news 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 media sentiment score of 4.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave headlines about the business services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.
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Are investors shorting WPP?

WPP saw a decline in short interest in July. As of July 15th, there was short interest totaling 282,100 shares, a decline of 34.8% from the June 30th total of 432,800 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 228,900 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.2 days. Approximately 0.1% of the company's stock are short sold.
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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 following 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

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 number of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Value Partners Investments Inc. (0.12%), Morningstar Investment Services LLC (0.09%), PNC Financial Services Group Inc. (0.03%), Scout Investments Inc. (0.03%), UBS Group AG (0.02%) and US Bancorp DE (0.01%).
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Which institutional investors are selling WPP stock?

WPP stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Morningstar Investment Services LLC, UBS Group AG, Russell Investments Group Ltd., FNY Investment Advisers LLC, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., KCS Wealth Advisory, US Bancorp DE, and Grandfield & Dodd LLC.
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Which institutional investors are buying WPP stock?

WPP stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Value Partners Investments Inc., Pacer Advisors Inc., Scout Investments Inc., Ritholtz Wealth Management, Moody National Bank Trust Division, Hanson & Doremus Investment Management, Altium Wealth Management LLC, and Raymond James Financial Services Advisors 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 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 $40.32.

How big of a company is WPP?

WPP has a market capitalization of $9.88 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. WPP employs 106,786 workers across the globe.

What is WPP's official website?

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

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 8/8/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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