Are Analysts Bullish WPP plc (LON:WPP) After Last Week?

August 9, 2018 - By Mary Kidd

WPP plc (LON:WPP) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1 in Q1 2018. Its up 0.99, from 0.01 in 2017Q4. It increased, as 0 investors sold WPP plc shares while 1 reduced holdings. 1 funds opened positions while 0 raised stakes. 4,434 shares or 76.33% less from 18,734 shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Eqis Mngmt reported 4,408 shares. Gemmer Asset Management Lc holds 26 shares.

WPP plc (LON:WPP) Ratings Coverage

Among 13 analysts covering WPP Group PLC (LON:WPP), 6 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 6 Hold. Therefore 46% are positive. WPP Group PLC had 52 analyst reports since February 14, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. On Friday, March 2 the stock rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Equal Weight”. Numis Securities maintained the stock with “Add” rating in Thursday, March 1 report. The stock of WPP plc (LON:WPP) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, February 22 by Berenberg. The rating was maintained by Morgan Stanley on Thursday, June 14 with “Equal Weight”. UBS maintained WPP plc (LON:WPP) on Monday, February 26 with “Buy” rating. The firm has “Sell” rating by Berenberg given on Tuesday, June 5. The firm has “Buy” rating by Liberum Capital given on Thursday, April 5. The stock has “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan on Wednesday, February 28. The stock of WPP plc (LON:WPP) has “Buy” rating given on Tuesday, June 26 by Liberum Capital. The stock of WPP plc (LON:WPP) earned “Equal Weight” rating by Morgan Stanley on Friday, March 2. Below is a list of WPP plc (LON:WPP) latest ratings and price target changes.

26/07/2018 Broker: Berenberg Rating: Sell Old Target: GBX 1075.00 Maintain
13/07/2018 Broker: Liberum Capital Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 1750.00 Maintain
06/07/2018 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Equal Weight Old Target: GBX 1375.00 Maintain
05/07/2018 Broker: Liberum Capital Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 1750.00 Maintain
26/06/2018 Broker: Liberum Capital Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 1750.00 Maintain
21/06/2018 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 1650.00 Maintain
14/06/2018 Broker: Morgan Stanley Rating: Equal Weight Old Target: GBX 1475.00 Maintain
14/06/2018 Broker: Liberum Capital Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 1750.00 Maintain
13/06/2018 Broker: Citigroup Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 1650.00 Maintain
12/06/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Rating: Neutral New Target: GBX 1320.00 Maintain

The stock decreased 1.06% or GBX 13 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 1217.5. About 1.82M shares traded. WPP plc (LON:WPP) has 0.00% since August 9, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 12.57% the S&P500.

WPP plc provides various communications services worldwide. The company has market cap of 15.19 billion GBP. The firm operates through four divisions: Advertising and Media Investment Management; Data Investment Management; Public Relations & Public Affairs; and Branding & Identity, Healthcare and Specialist Communications. It has a 8.55 P/E ratio. 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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