Worldpay Group PLC (LON:WPG) Receives Consensus Rating of “Buy” from Brokerages
Shares of Worldpay Group PLC (LON:WPG) have been assigned a consensus rating of “Buy” from the ten analysts that are presently covering the company. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 12-month price objective among brokers that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 316.60 ($4.13).
A number of brokerages have recently weighed in on WPG. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 280 ($3.65) target price on shares of Worldpay Group PLC in a research note on Tuesday, July 12th. Morgan Stanley reissued an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 335 ($4.37) price target on shares of Worldpay Group PLC in a research report on Thursday, July 7th. BNP Paribas reissued a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 280 ($3.65) price target on shares of Worldpay Group PLC in a research report on Wednesday, August 10th. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. lifted their price target on shares of Worldpay Group PLC from GBX 350 ($4.57) to GBX 400 ($5.22) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 10th. Finally, Barclays PLC reissued an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 315 ($4.11) price target on shares of Worldpay Group PLC in a research report on Friday, July 29th.
Worldpay Group PLC (LON:WPG) traded up 1.85% on Tuesday, hitting GBX 303.50. 11,253,268 shares of the stock were exchanged. The company has a 50-day moving average of GBX 298.73 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 280.81. The stock’s market cap is GBX 6.04 billion. Worldpay Group PLC has a 12 month low of GBX 240.00 and a 12 month high of GBX 320.80.
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The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Tuesday, October 18th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, September 15th will be issued a GBX 0.65 ($0.01) dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 15th. This represents a yield of 0.21%.
Worldpay Group PLC Company Profile
Worldpay Group plc is a United Kingdom-based company, which provides a range of technology-led payment products and services. The Company operates through four segments: Global eCom, WPUK, WPUS and Corporate. Global eCom provides a range of payment services, both online and by mobile, to accept, validate and settle payments in approximately 126 currencies across 146 countries, using any one of over 300 payment methods.
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