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Morningstar‘s Stock Analysis WPP

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WPP Continued Strong Organic Growth in 1H and Increased Full-Year Guidance; Shares Undervalued

Ali Mogharabi Senior Equity Analyst

Business Strategy and Outlook

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WPP is the largest player within the advertising space, operating in more than 110 countries. We expect the firm to maintain its market-leading position as it generates competitive organic growth, continues to make acquisitions, and increases focus on the faster-growing emerging and the overall digital ad markets.

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Company Profile WPP

Business Description

Headquartered in the U.K., WPP is the world’s largest ad holding company, based on annual revenues. WPP's services, which include traditional and digital advertising, public relations, and consulting, are provided worldwide, with over 70% of its revenue coming from more developed regions such as the North America, U.K., and Western Europe.

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18 Upper Ground, Sea Containers
London, SE1 9GL, GBR
Industry Advertising Agencies
Employees 115,000

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FAQs for WPP PLC ADR Stock

Yes. WPP has a forward dividend yield of 4.00%. See WPP’s full dividends and stock split history on the Dividend tab.
Dividend yield allows investors, particularly those interested in dividend-paying stocks, to compare the relationship between a stock’s price and how it rewards stockholders through dividends. The formula for calculating dividend yield is to divide the annual dividend paid per share by the stock price.

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WPP’s market cap is 10.93 Bil.
Market capitalization is calculated by taking a company’s share price and multiplying it by the total number of shares. It’s often used to measure a company’s size. In the Morningstar Style Box, large-cap names account for the largest 70% of U.S. stocks, mid-cap names account for the largest 70–90%, and small-cap names are the remaining 10% of companies.

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WPP’s stock style is Mid Value.
Style is an investment factor that has a meaningful impact on investment risk and returns. Style is calculated by combining value and growth scores, which are first individually calculated.

High-growth stocks tend to represent the technology, healthcare, and communications sectors. They rarely distribute dividends to shareholders, opting for reinvestment in their businesses. More value-oriented stocks tend to represent financial services, utilities, and energy stocks. These are established companies that reliably pay dividends.

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WPP’s price/sales is 0.73.
Price/sales represents the amount an investor is willing to pay for a dollar generated from a particular company’s sales or revenues.

WPP’s price/forward earnings is 8.10.
Forward P/E gives some indication of how cheap or expensive a stock is compared with consensus earnings estimates. The lower the Forward P/E, the cheaper the stock.

WPP’s price/book is 2.38.
Price/book ratio can tell investors approximately how much they’re paying for a company’s assets, based on historical, rather than current, valuations. Historical valuations generally do not reflect a company’s current market value. Value investors frequently look for companies that have low price/book ratios.

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WPP’s beta can be found in Trading Information at the top of this page.
A stock’s beta measures how closely tied its price movements have been to the performance of the overall market.

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