Shares of Wpp Plc (LON:WPP) have received a consensus recommendation of “Buy” from the twenty-two ratings firms that are currently covering the stock, Marketbeat.com reports. Seven equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and fifteen have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 1-year price target among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 1,931.84 ($25.08).

Several research analysts have commented on WPP shares. Numis Securities Ltd reiterated an “add” rating and set a GBX 1,975 ($25.64) price target on shares of Wpp Plc in a report on Thursday, April 27th. Shore Capital reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Wpp Plc in a report on Thursday, April 27th. Liberum Capital reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 2,000 ($25.96) price target on shares of Wpp Plc in a report on Thursday, April 27th. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 2,090 ($27.13) price target on shares of Wpp Plc in a report on Tuesday, April 25th. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 1,890 ($24.54) price target on shares of Wpp Plc in a report on Tuesday, April 25th.

Wpp Plc (LON WPP) traded up 1.14% during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching GBX 1598.00. 2,320,452 shares of the company were exchanged. Wpp Plc has a 52 week low of GBX 1,531.00 and a 52 week high of GBX 1,928.07. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 1,581.75 and a 200-day moving average price of GBX 1,701.93. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 20.25 billion.

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In other Wpp Plc news, insider Roberto Quarta purchased 10,000 shares of Wpp Plc stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, May 17th. The stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 1,729 ($22.45) per share, for a total transaction of £172,900 ($224,458.00).

About Wpp Plc

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 & Identity, Healthcare 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.

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