Wpp Plc (WPP) Receives Buy Rating from Liberum Capital
Other equities analysts have also recently issued research reports about the company. Jefferies Group LLC decreased their price objective on Wpp Plc from GBX 2,000 ($26.31) to GBX 1,614 ($21.23) and set a buy rating for the company in a report on Thursday, August 24th. Kepler Capital Markets reaffirmed a buy rating and issued a GBX 2,100 ($27.62) price target on shares of Wpp Plc in a report on Tuesday, August 22nd. reduced their price target on Wpp Plc from GBX 2,000 ($26.31) to GBX 1,850 ($24.33) and set a buy rating for the company in a report on Thursday, August 24th. Beaufort Securities reduced their price target on Wpp Plc from GBX 2,075 ($27.29) to GBX 1,600 ($21.04) and set a buy rating for the company in a report on Thursday, August 24th. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) reaffirmed a buy rating on shares of Wpp Plc in a report on Wednesday, September 13th. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and fourteen have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of Buy and an average target price of GBX 1,773 ($23.32).
Shares of Wpp Plc (LON WPP) opened at GBX 1,266 ($16.65) on Friday. Wpp Plc has a 52-week low of GBX 1,238.45 ($16.29) and a 52-week high of GBX 1,928.07 ($25.36).
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The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which was paid on Monday, November 6th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, October 5th were issued a dividend of GBX 22.70 ($0.30) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 1.55%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, October 5th.
In other news, insider Jacques Aigrain acquired 4,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Friday, August 25th. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 1,439 ($18.93) per share, with a total value of £57,560 ($75,706.96).
Wpp Plc Company Profile
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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