WPP plc ( WPPGY ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 04, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $1.970045 per share. Shareholders who purchased WPPGY stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 135.2% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $108.56, the dividend yield is 7.26%.
The previous trading day's last sale of WPPGY was $108.56, representing a -5.93% decrease from the 52 week high of $115.40 and a 33.68% increase over the 52 week low of $81.21.
WPPGY is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Omnicom Group Inc. ( OMC ) and Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. ( IPG ). Zacks Investment Research reports WPPGY's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 2.73%, compared to an industry average of 7.3%.
Interested in gaining exposure to WPPGY through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have WPPGY as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Intl Dividend Achievers ( PID )
- BLDRS Europe 100 ADR Index Fund ( ADRU )
- BLDRS Developed Markets 100 ADR Index Fund ( ADRD ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PID with an increase of 5.09% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of WPPGY at 1.03%.
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