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NYSE:WPPWPP Stock Price, Forecast & News

$37.84
-0.51 (-1.33 %)
(As of 05/29/2020 04:00 PM ET)
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Today's Range
$37.31
Now: $37.84
$37.99
50-Day Range
$32.12
MA: $35.72
$39.91
52-Week Range
$27.18
Now: $37.84
$70.80
Volume173,423 shs
Average Volume206,888 shs
Market Capitalization$9.27 billion
P/E Ratio7.58
Dividend Yield7.25%
Beta1.4
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: 3.3Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 3.1 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -

Overall Beat the Market Rank

1.71 out of 5 stars


Industry, Sector and Symbol

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

Debt

Price-To-Earnings

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$16.90 billion
Cash Flow$8.12 per share
Book Value$40.45 per share

Profitability

Miscellaneous

Employees106,786
Market Cap$9.27 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A
OptionableOptionable

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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 (Coronavirus) reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization. Since then, WPP shares have decreased by 7.2% and is now trading at $37.84. View which stocks have been most impacted by Coronavirus.

Do Wall Street analysts recommend investors buy shares of WPP?

5 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for WPP in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 1 hold rating and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View analyst ratings for WPP.

How were WPP's earnings last quarter?

Wpp Plc (NYSE:WPP) released its earnings results 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. View WPP's earnings history.

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

WPP declared a semi-annual dividend on Friday, February 28th. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 12th will be given a dividend of $2.4006 per share on Monday, July 6th. This represents a dividend yield of 7.8%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 11th. View WPP's dividend history.

Has WPP been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about WPP stock has been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. WPP earned a media sentiment score of 2.0 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the business services provider a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days. View the latest news aboutWPP.

Are investors shorting WPP?

WPP saw a decline in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totaling 379,100 shares, a decline of 32.3% from the April 30th total of 560,300 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 402,500 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 0.9 days. Currently, 0.2% of the shares of the stock 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 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 many different retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include First Trust Advisors LP (0.48%), Invesco Ltd. (0.13%), Morningstar Investment Services LLC (0.11%), Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC (0.11%), Morgan Stanley (0.07%) and Morgan Stanley (0.07%). 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 Morningstar Investment Services LLC, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., Aperio Group LLC, UBS Group AG, US Bancorp DE, Tweedy Browne Co LLC, and Natixis Advisors L.P.. View insider buying and selling activity for WPP.

Which major investors are buying WPP stock?

WPP stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including First Trust Advisors LP, CIBC World Markets Inc., Deutsche Bank AG, M&T Bank Corp, FNY Investment Advisers LLC, Voloridge Investment Management LLC, Private Advisor Group LLC, and Altium Wealth Management LLC. View insider buying and selling activity 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 $37.84.

How big of a company is WPP?

WPP has a market capitalization of $9.27 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 5/30/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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