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.

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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.

Analyst Recommendations for Worldpay Group PLC (LON:WPG)

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