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 highest price target was 148.3, implying potential capital gains of 46.44 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 99.52, implying potential capital losses 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 0 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 1.25 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 2.92 percent in FY estimates.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts made negative revisions. 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.

WPPGY has an estimated earnings growth rate of 16.48 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of WPPGY is 0.88.

In the trailing 52-weeks, WPPGY hit 121.55 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 99.94. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 1.33 percent, and below the high by 16.68 percent. WPPGY has a P/E 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's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.