Analyst Ratings for WPP PLC ADR (WPPGY)

Updated: 2017-07-27

Analysts covering WPP PLC ADR (NASDAQ:WPPGY) have given it a consensus rating of Overweight. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for WPPGY last month.

A buy rating was issued by 17 analysts, 1 gave an overweight rating, 8 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 2 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an decrease of 2 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 1.

A number of analysts gave price targets for WPPGY. The most optimistic price target was 148.3, implying a possible profit of 46.44 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 99.52, implying a possible loss of -1.73 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 0 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 1.25 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 2.92 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. Over the past month, 0 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 3 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

The growth rate of WPPGY's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 16.48 percent. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. WPPGY has a PEG ratio of 0.88.

In the trailing 52-weeks, WPPGY hit 121.55 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 99.94. Currently the stock is 1.33 percent higher than its low, and below the high by 16.68 percent. WPPGY has a price/earnings ratio of 14.42. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The WPPGY value stock report compares WPPGY to some of its peers using value stock charts. The stock has a market capitalization of $25.74 billion. WPPGY will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.