WPP plc American Depositary Shares (WPP): Price and Financial Metrics

WPP plc American Depositary Shares (WPP)

Today's Latest Price: $37.77 USD

0.72 (1.94%)

Updated Sep 25 7:00pm

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Industry Rank:

Ranked of 8 in Advertising

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WPP Stock Summary

  • WPP plc's stock had its IPO on December 30, 1987, making it an older stock than 89.73% of US equities in our set.
  • Of note is the ratio of WPP plc's sales and general administrative expense to its total operating expenses; 87.77% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • WPP plc's shareholder yield -- a measure of how much capital is returned to stockholders via dividends and buybacks -- is 27.48%, greater than the shareholder yield of 89.91% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to WPP plc are CPAC, MTG, OSN, TGLS, and RAND.
  • Visit WPP's SEC page to see the company's official filings. To visit the company's web site, go to www.wpp.com.
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WPP Price/Volume Stats

Current price $37.77 52-week high $70.80
Prev. close $37.05 52-week low $27.18
Day low $36.86 Volume 133,344
Day high $37.79 Avg. volume 255,338
50-day MA $39.89 Dividend yield 12.71%
200-day MA $45.42 Market Cap 9.26B

WPP plc American Depositary Shares (WPP) Company Bio

WPP plc offers global marketing and branding campaigns; and designs and produces advertisements for television, cable, the Internet, radio, magazines, and newspapers, as well as outdoor locations, such as billboards.The company also provides custom research services in various sectors, including strategic market studies; brand positioning; equity research; customer satisfaction surveys; product development; international research; advanced modeling; advertising research; pre-testing, tracking, and sales modeling; and trends and futures research and consultancy. WPP plc was founded in 1985 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.

WPP Price Forecast Based on DCF Valuation

Current PriceDCF Fair Value Target: Forecasted Gain:
$37.77$11.73 -68%

Below please find a table outlining a discounted cash flow forecast for WPP, in which we model out valuation assuming a variety of terminal growth rates. To summarize, we found that WPP plc ranked in the 20th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that all scenearios modelled for this stock suggest it is overvalued. The most interesting components of our discounted cash flow analysis for WPP plc ended up being:

  • 86% of the company's capital comes from equity, which is greater than 71.01% of stocks in our cash flow based forecasting set.
  • Relative to other stocks in its sector (Consumer Cyclical), WPP plc has a reliance on debt greater than merely 14.98% of them.

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VOXX, EAT, LUVU, YUM, and ARD can be thought of as valuation peers to WPP, in the sense that they are in the Consumer Cyclical sector and have a similar price forecast based on DCF valuation.

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Latest WPP News From Around the Web

Below are the latest news stories about WPP plc that investors may wish to consider to help them evaluate WPP as an investment opportunity.

Eighteen WPP Leaders Recognised in the HERoes Women Role Model Lists 2020

Eighteen leaders across WPP (NYSE: WPP) have been honoured in the HERoes Women Role Model Lists 2020 for championing women in business and driving change for gender diversity in the workplace.

Yahoo | September 24, 2020

Should Value Investors Pick WPP plc (WPP) Stock Right Now?

Is WPP plc (WPP ) a great pick from the value investor's perspective right now? Read on to know more.

Yahoo | September 21, 2020

HDFC, India's largest private lender, worth erodes 11% to $20.26 billion

MUMBAI: HDFC, India’s largest private lender saw its worth erode 11% to $20.26 billion compared to last year, but maintained its position as the country's most valuable brand for the seventh year in a row, according to BrandZ. The study by WPP and Kantar ranked 75 companies by combining their market capitalization with consumer research in India.Life Insurance Corporation of India and Tata Consultancy Services were ranked second and third, retaining their positions from last year even as both declined 9% and 20% each. In fact, this year’s ranking worth $216 billion in brand value fell 6% over last year, largely due to slowdown in the banking and automotive sectors. India’s top brands, however, performed well against other countries where declines in brand value were far greater.Telecoms...

Economic Times India | September 18, 2020

WPP: Undervalued And Prepared For A Digital Future

While the S&P 500 is now within just 5.5% of its all-time highs, it may seem like everything is back to normal. This, however, cannot be further from the truth, as some sectors have benefitted from the recovery much more than others. In this article, I’m focused on the leading...

Gen Alpha on Seeking Alpha | September 10, 2020

WPP unit Wunderman Thompson acquires Velvet Consulting

WPP (WPP) announces that its digital agency unit Wunderman Thompson has acquired Velvet Consulting, a French based customer experience consultancy for an undisclosed amount.WPP stated the acquisition supports its wider strategic transformation, adding that Velvet Consulting's expertise in omni-channel consumer engagement further strengthens its end-to-end marketing and technology consulting services in...

Seeking Alpha | September 4, 2020

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WPP Price Returns

1-mo -13.05%
3-mo -2.00%
6-mo 18.44%
1-year -33.24%
3-year -50.66%
5-year -52.08%
YTD -43.10%
2019 36.33%
2018 -36.34%
2017 -15.13%
2016 -0.74%
2015 13.45%

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