Worldpay Group PLC (LON:WPG) Receives Average Rating of “Hold” from Analysts
Shares of Worldpay Group PLC (LON:WPG) have received a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the thirteen research firms that are presently covering the firm, MarketBeat reports. Eight research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. The average 12 month target price among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 357.67 ($4.66).
A number of equities analysts recently weighed in on the stock. Barclays PLC restated an “equal weight” rating and set a GBX 315 ($4.10) target price on shares of Worldpay Group PLC in a report on Tuesday, June 6th. Credit Suisse Group upped their price objective on shares of Worldpay Group PLC from GBX 330 ($4.30) to GBX 450 ($5.86) and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a report on Thursday, July 6th. Citigroup Inc. reiterated a “neutral” rating and issued a GBX 385 ($5.01) price objective on shares of Worldpay Group PLC in a report on Thursday, July 6th. Berenberg Bank downgraded shares of Worldpay Group PLC to a “hold” rating and upped their price objective for the company from GBX 327 ($4.26) to GBX 450 ($5.86) in a report on Wednesday, July 5th. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG upped their price objective on shares of Worldpay Group PLC from GBX 310 ($4.04) to GBX 380 ($4.95) and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, July 24th.
Shares of Worldpay Group PLC (LON WPG) opened at 402.60 on Friday. The firm has a 50-day moving average of GBX 363.16 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 313.50. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 8.00 billion. Worldpay Group PLC has a one year low of GBX 255.70 and a one year high of GBX 435.38.
The firm also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Monday, October 23rd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, September 28th will be given a GBX 0.80 ($0.01) dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, September 28th. This represents a dividend 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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