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

WPP plc American Depositary Shares (WPP)

Today's Latest Price: $41.26 USD

1.19 (2.97%)

Updated Jun 2 4:10pm

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Ranked of 8 in Advertising

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WPP Stock Summary

  • WPP plc's stock had its IPO on December 29, 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; 87.19% of US stocks have a lower such ratio.
  • Shareholder yield, a measure of how much is returned to shareholders via dividends and share repurchases, for WPP comes in at 25.9% -- higher than that of 89.86% of stocks in our set.
  • Stocks with similar financial metrics, market capitalization, and price volatility to WPP plc are CAG, PPC, ATI, CPAC, and GPK.
  • WPP's SEC filings can be seen here. And to visit WPP plc's official web site, go to www.wpp.com.
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WPP Price/Volume Stats

Current price $41.26 52-week high $70.80
Prev. close $40.07 52-week low $27.18
Day low $40.95 Volume 252,827
Day high $42.04 Avg. volume 314,667
50-day MA $35.04 Dividend yield 6.94%
200-day MA $54.18 Market Cap 10.11B

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:

The table below illustrates the output of a discounted cash flow forecast using a variety of scenarios for WPP plc. To summarize, we found that WPP plc ranked in the 21th percentile in terms of potential gain offered. We should note, though, that all scenearios modelled for this stock suggest it is overvalued. As for the metrics that stood out in our discounted cash flow analysis of WPP plc, consider:

  • 86% of the company's capital comes from equity, which is greater than 71.82% 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 just 14.96% of them.

Terminal Growth Rate in Free Cash FlowReturn Relative to Current Share Price

For other companies in the Consumer Cyclical that have a similar discounted cashflow valuation profile (and ensuing price forecasts) as WPP, try GFASY, CIDM, LUVU, YUM, and BBBY.

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Latest WPP News From Around the Web

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Kantar Global Holdings S.a r.l. -- Moody's changes outlook on Kantar's ratings to negative

Moody's Investors Service, ("Moody's") has today changed the ratings outlook to negative from stable for Kantar Global Holdings S.à r.l. The outlook has also been changed to negative for all of Kantar's rated subsidiaries. At the same time, Moody's has affirmed the B2 corporate family rating (CFR) and B2-PD probability of default rating (PDR) at Kantar Group Holdings.

Yahoo | May 29, 2020

WPP and SuperAwesome Announce Global Partnership to Ensure Privacy and Safety for Kids and Families Within Online Advertising

NEW YORK & LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WPP (NYSE:WPP) and SuperAwesome, the leading kidtech platform, today announced a partnership to advance the standards of privacy for children in the global digital ecosystem. Responding to ongoing shifts in children’s online consumption patterns, WPP is the first company among its peers to set a benchmark for the highest standards in digital privacy and safety for kids, working in partnership with SuperAwesome. With children making up 40% of all new internet

Business Wire | May 28, 2020

From Mr. Clean to Michelle Yeoh, how the travel industry plans to woo customers back

Lysol is starring with celebrities and rock-bottom prices in the $8 trillion global travel industry's pitch to get people back on the road and in the air. What was scrubbed from view now leads marketing campaigns as cleanliness is tops for travelers in the coronavirus era, marketing experts said. As the summer vacation season kicks off, airlines and hotel chains are racing to brand themselves as spotless, in efforts to wipe out memories of grimy seat-back tray tables and bed bug-ridden rooms for travelers fearing exposure to the coronavirus.

Yahoo | May 28, 2020

Leaked documents show what WPP's PR firm Hill + Knowlton Strategies is charging clients for 2020

Leaked documents from a September 2019 summit show what WPP public relations firm Hill + Knowlton's billing rates are for 2020. The firm had cut its rates to be more competitive and changed its title structure. Hill + Knowlton hoped the new rates would help turn around its US business, which has been fading for years. Click here for more BI Prime coverage. Leaked documents show how Hill + Knowlton Strategies cut its billing rates and changed its title structure to revamp its flagging US business. Over the past decade, Hill + Knowlton has lost ground in the US to competitors such as Edelman and Weber Shandwick, prompting the agency, a part of the giant ad holding company WPP, to change direction. Global president Richard Millar introduced the new title and billing rates at a summit for U...

Business Insider | May 25, 2020

U.S. charges Hollywood film distributor with defrauding BlackRock fund

U.S. prosecutors on Friday charged the founder and former owner of a Hollywood movie production and distribution company with defrauding a BlackRock Inc investment fund out of about$14 million to pay for luxuries including a Beverly Hills mansion. William Sadleir, 66, of Beverly Hills, California, was charged with two counts of wire fraud and one count of aggravated identity theft after inducing the closed-end BlackRock Multi-Sector Income Trust Fund to invest $75 million in his Aviron Group. Sadleir allegedly promised BlackRock its money would support his films, including through the purchase of $27 million in pre-paid media credits, or "up fronts," with the GroupM affiliate of WPP Plc, the world's largest advertising company.

Yahoo | May 22, 2020

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WPP Price Returns

1-mo 10.91%
3-mo -16.10%
6-mo -34.04%
1-year -27.53%
3-year -57.82%
5-year -56.79%
YTD -41.30%
2019 36.33%
2018 -36.34%
2017 -15.13%
2016 -0.74%
2015 13.45%

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