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

WPP plc American Depositary Shares (WPP)

Today's Latest Price: $52.56 USD

0.95 (-1.78%)

Updated Jan 27 4:00pm

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Ranked of 13 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 89.77% 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; 87.92% 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 19.39%, greater than the shareholder yield of 90.17% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks that are quantitatively similar to WPP, based on their financial statements, market capitalization, and price volatility, are CAG, PPC, CPAC, MTG, and OSN.
  • 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 $52.56 52-week high $64.46
Prev. close $53.51 52-week low $27.18
Day low $52.00 Volume 107,585
Day high $53.39 Avg. volume 110,893
50-day MA $52.72 Dividend yield 2.43%
200-day MA $42.85 Market Cap 12.88B

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:
$52.56$14.7 -73%

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 23th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that all scenearios modelled for this stock suggest it is overvalued. In terms of the factors that were most noteworthy in this DCF analysis for WPP, they are:

  • 90% of the company's capital comes from equity, which is greater than 72.23% 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 only 16.33% of them.

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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.

How Many WPP plc (LON:WPP) Shares Did Insiders Buy, In The Last Year?

We often see insiders buying up shares in companies that perform well over the long term. The flip side of that is that...

Yahoo | January 25, 2021

WPP Appoints Rob Reilly as Global Chief Creative Officer

NEW YORK & LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WPP (NYSE: WPP) today announces the appointment of Rob Reilly as Global Chief Creative Officer. Rob – who is currently Global Creative Chairman of McCann Worldgroup – will join WPP in May, reporting to CEO Mark Read. In partnership with Mark, and the CEOs and Chief Creative Officers of WPP’s agencies, Rob will champion creativity within and beyond the company, fostering a culture that delivers extraordinary work to WPP’s clients. He is also tasked with attrac

Business Wire | January 14, 2021

Global Advertising Agencies Market Report 2020-2023 & 2030 - ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Advertising Agencies Global Market Report 2020-30: COVID-19 Growth and Change" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. Advertising Agencies Global Market Report 2020-30: COVID-19 Growth and Change provides the strategists, marketers and senior management with the critical information they need to assess the global advertising agencies market. Major players in the advertising agencies market are Dentsu Inc., WPP PLC, Omnicom Group Inc., Mayple an

Business Wire | January 14, 2021

Advertising Giant WPP Is Expanding to Digital. How the Pivot Could Help Its Stock.

WPP's stock crashed about 22% in the past year as clients axed their marketing budgets during the pandemic. But WPP's recent pivot to helping clients build ecommerce platforms has proven to be timely.

Yahoo | January 13, 2021

Brands need partners that can navigate the new consumer environment. Watch media leaders weigh in on changes to the industry.

Summary List Placement Executives from WPP, IPG, Publicis Groupe, MediaLink, and The Stagwell Group look back at how 2020 transformed the industry and how media companies can prepare for 2021. Changes because of the pandemic will impact how companies work in the future and how they reach customers. Watch the video "Crisis, Change, Cookies, and Popcorn," above. Join the conversation about this story »

Business Insider | January 12, 2021

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WPP Price Returns

1-mo -4.85%
3-mo 33.71%
6-mo 43.11%
1-year -11.99%
3-year -31.07%
5-year -37.99%
YTD -2.81%
2020 -17.25%
2019 36.33%
2018 -36.34%
2017 -15.13%
2016 -0.74%

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