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WPP - WPP Stock Forecast, Price & News

$49.64
+1.47 (+3.05%)
(As of 08/10/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$48.93
$49.91
50-Day Range
$46.11
$58.73
52-Week Range
$45.01
$83.69
Volume
119,368 shs
Average Volume
184,841 shs
Market Capitalization
$10.84 billion
P/E Ratio
N/A
Dividend Yield
4.75%
Price Target
$75.00

WPP MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.00 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
1,830.6% Upside
$958.33 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
0.10% of Shares Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
N/A
News Sentiment
0.41mentions of WPP in the last 14 days
Based on 18 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
15.36%
From $5.21 to $6.01 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.52 out of 5 stars

Business Services Sector

128th out of 337 stocks

Advertising Agencies Industry

6th out of 7 stocks

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About WPP (NYSE:WPP) Stock

WPP plc, a creative transformation company, provides communications, experience, commerce, and technology services in North America, the United Kingdom, Western Continental Europe, the Asia Pacific, Latin America, Africa, the Middle East, and Central and Eastern Europe. The company operates through three segments: Global Integrated Agencies, Public Relations, and Specialist Agencies. It offers plans and creates marketing and branding campaigns; designs and produces advertisements across various media; and provides media buying services, such as strategy and business development, media investment, data and technology, and content. The company also offers public relations advisory services to clients who are seeking to communicate with a range of stakeholders from consumers to governments and the business and financial communities; and specialist agency services. WPP plc was founded in 1985 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.

WPP Stock Up 3.1 %

Shares of WPP Stock traded up $1.47 on Wednesday, hitting $49.64. 119,368 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 184,841. The business has a 50-day moving average of $50.91 and a 200 day moving average of $61.93. WPP has a fifty-two week low of $45.01 and a fifty-two week high of $83.69.

WPP Cuts Dividend

The company also recently disclosed a semi-annual dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, November 1st. Stockholders of record on Friday, October 14th will be given a dividend of $0.9052 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 13th. This represents a dividend yield of 4.2%.

Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

WPP has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Berenberg Bank boosted their target price on WPP from GBX 1,185 ($14.32) to GBX 1,230 ($14.86) in a research report on Friday, April 29th. Credit Suisse Group upped their price objective on WPP from GBX 1,200 ($14.50) to GBX 1,210 ($14.62) in a report on Thursday, April 28th. Morgan Stanley dropped their price objective on WPP from GBX 850 ($10.27) to GBX 750 ($9.06) in a report on Thursday, July 7th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. dropped their price objective on WPP from GBX 1,330 ($16.07) to GBX 1,260 ($15.22) in a report on Tuesday, July 19th. Finally, Macquarie cut WPP from an "outperform" rating to a "neutral" rating in a research note on Thursday, June 23rd. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company's stock. Based on data from MarketBeat, the stock currently has a consensus rating of "Hold" and an average target price of $958.33.

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WPP Stock News Headlines

WPP (NYSE:WPP) Shares Gap Down to $53.97
WPP 2022 Interim Results - Yahoo Finance
WPP Raises Guidance Thanks to Strong Client Demand
WPP 2022 Interim Results
UBS Group Lowers WPP (NYSE:WPP) Price Target to GBX 1,225
WPP Enters Oversold Territory
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WPP Company Calendar

Last Earnings
8/23/2017
Ex-Dividend for 7/8 Dividend
6/09/2022
Dividend Payable
7/08/2022
Today
8/11/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Advertising agencies
Sub-Industry
N/A
Employees
109,382
Year Founded
1971

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$958.33
High Stock Price Forecast
$1,260.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$75.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+51.1%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.00
Research Coverage
9 Analysts

Profitability

Pretax Margin
N/A

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$15.41 billion
Cash Flow
$13.38 per share
Book Value
$25.59 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
231,200,000
Market Cap
$10.84 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.48

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Mark Read (Age 55)
    CEO & Exec. Director
    Comp: $4.5M
  • Mr. Andrew Grant Balfour Scott (Age 53)
    Chief Operating Officer
  • Mr. Stephan Pretorius
    Chief Technology Officer
  • Ms. Rachel Higham
    Chief Information Officer
  • Mr. Peregrine Riviere
    Group Investor Relations Director
  • Ms. Andrea Harris Esq.
    Group Chief Counsel
  • Mr. Chris Wade
    Chief Communications Officer
  • Mr. Laurent Ezekiel (Age 48)
    Chief Marketing Officer & Chief Growth Officer
  • Ms. Jennifer Remling
    Global Chief People Officer
  • Ms. Mary Ellen Howe
    Chief Operating Officer of Specialist Communications - North America













WPP Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell WPP stock right now?

9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for WPP in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 5 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" WPP shares. 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 is WPP's stock price forecast for 2022?

9 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for WPP's stock. Their WPP share price forecasts range from $75.00 to $1,260.00. On average, they anticipate the company's stock price to reach $958.33 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 1,830.6% from the stock's current price.
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How have WPP shares performed in 2022?

WPP's stock was trading at $75.55 at the beginning of 2022. Since then, WPP stock has decreased by 34.3% and is now trading at $49.64.
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Are investors shorting WPP?

WPP saw a drop in short interest during the month of July. As of July 31st, there was short interest totaling 207,600 shares, a drop of 32.1% from the July 15th total of 305,600 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 213,300 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 1.0 days.
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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 earnings per share for the quarter, hitting the consensus estimate of $3.02.

How often does WPP pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for WPP?

WPP announced a semi-annual dividend on Monday, August 8th. Shareholders of record on Friday, October 14th will be paid a dividend of $0.9052 per share on Tuesday, November 1st. This represents a dividend yield of 4.2%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 13th.
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Is WPP a good dividend stock?

WPP (NYSE:WPP) pays an annual dividend of $2.29 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 4.75%. WPP has a dividend yield higher than 75% of all dividend-paying stocks, making it a leading dividend payer.
Read our dividend analysis for WPP.

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 number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include ProVise Management Group LLC (0.05%), Cibc World Market Inc. (0.05%), Optiver Holding B.V. (0.05%), Envestnet Asset Management Inc. (0.04%), Bard Financial Services Inc. (0.03%) and Hanson & Doremus Investment Management (0.02%).
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How do I buy shares of WPP?

Shares of WPP stock 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 $49.64.

How much money does WPP make?

WPP (NYSE:WPP) has a market capitalization of $10.84 billion and generates $15.41 billion in revenue each year.

How many employees does WPP have?

The company employs 109,382 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.
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When was WPP founded?

WPP was founded in 1971.

How can I contact WPP?

WPP's mailing address is SEA CONTAINERS 18 UPPER GROUND, LONDON X0, SE1 9GL. The official website for the company is www.wpp.com. The business services provider can be reached via phone at 442072824600, via email at andrea.harris@wpp.com, or via fax at 44-20-7493-6819.

This page (NYSE:WPP) was last updated on 8/11/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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