News headlines about Wpp Plc (NASDAQ:WPPGY) have trended somewhat positive on Thursday, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research group ranks the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Wpp Plc earned a news sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned headlines about the business services provider an impact score of 46.5177687666996 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the immediate future.
These are some of the news headlines that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:
- WPP’s Sorrell Says Amazon Will Be Major Bidder in Content (finance.yahoo.com)
- Analysts Set Wpp Plc (LON:WPP) Price Target at $1942.37 (overnewsmagazine.com)
- Ad mogul Martin Sorrell: We plan to double spending on Snap this year (finance.yahoo.com)
- Introducing One of the Only Executives That Appear Wildly Bullish on Snap’s Prospects (finance.yahoo.com)
- FTSE CEOs see 17% slide in pay — WPP’s Martin Sorrell still tops list (finance.yahoo.com)
Several research firms recently weighed in on WPPGY. UBS AG began coverage on shares of Wpp Plc in a research note on Tuesday, June 13th. They issued a “buy” rating for the company. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Wpp Plc from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, April 24th. BidaskClub cut shares of Wpp Plc from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 12th. Deutsche Bank AG cut shares of Wpp Plc from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, July 17th. Finally, BNP Paribas cut shares of Wpp Plc from an “outperform” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research note on Friday, July 7th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $121.50.
Wpp Plc (NASDAQ:WPPGY) opened at 101.81 on Thursday. Wpp Plc has a 1-year low of $99.94 and a 1-year high of $121.55. The company has a market capitalization of $25.80 billion, a PE ratio of 14.28 and a beta of 1.19. The company has a 50 day moving average of $103.38 and a 200 day moving average of $108.85.
Wpp Plc Company Profile
WPP PLC is a parent company that, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in the provision of communications and marketing services worldwide. The Company has four segments: Advertising and Media Investment Management; Consumer Insight (formerly Information, Insight & Consultancy); Public Relations & Public Affairs, and Branding & Identity, Healthcare and Specialist Communications, which includes WPP Digital and direct, digital, promotional and relationship marketing.
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