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How has WPP plc:(NASDAQ:WPPGY) performed recently?

WPP plc (NASDAQ: WPPGY) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 30965.14. It is in the Advertising Agencies industry and sector Services, with a current P/E of 27.54, a forward P/E of 71.76 and EPS of 4.27. At a stock price of 117.68 (1.41%) it has a dividend yield of 2.90%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 14.00%, more recently this last year it has grown by 9.70%. The next year growth is going to be about 11.64% and more long-term 10.60% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -64.80%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 5.60% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 7.90%.

For performance, WPP plc the past week has seen a gain of -0.95%. For the last month performance for WPP plc is 2.44%. While the last quarter is 9.84% and half year, 3.72%. Finally for the year, performance is 13.96%.

The 52-week high for WPP plc, is at -3.18%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 25.21%. The 20-day simple moving average is 3.58% and 6.20% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.42%, and for the month it is 1.28%. WPP plc, has a target price of 133.39.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.63, and for total debt/equity WPP plc has 0.75. The gross margin is 85.70%, while operating margin is 10.60%, the profit margin is 6.50%. The current ratio is 0.9 and the quick ratio is 0.9.

Insider ownership is at 2.80%, with instituitional ownership at 4.90%. WPP plc has a payout ratio of 73.80%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 263.13. The shares float is 248.59, with the float short at 0.12%, with short ratio coming to 2.02.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see WPP plc, get *TBA, with its returns on investment at 10.30%. Return on equity is *TBA. So will the investors see the target price of 133.39, reached soon?

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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