WPP (NYSE: WPP) shares were up 1.88% to $53.55 at the previous close. The stock market tends to become complex at times, even for seasoned investors and traders. The volatility is sometimes accompanied by doubts and second thoughts on traders’ moves. This is why it is crucial to learn about both long- and short-term price trends and historical price performance in the past. The price of WPP has dropped -1.58 % over the last week. In the previous six months, it has gained 38.34%, while over the past three months, it has gained 31.51%, and since the start of the year, it has declined by -16.43%.
What’s the News?
The WPP Group combines creativity and innovation to create a better future for its people, clients, and communities. For 3-years in a row, WPP (NYSE: WPP) has been named a Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index (GEI). Through policy development, representation and transparency, the Index identifies companies committed to advancing gender equality at work.
Based in 44 countries and regions, the 2021 GEI includes 380 companies from 11 sectors raising the bar for excellence in their respective industries. They assess how organizations promote gender equality across five pillars, equal pay and gender pay parity, inclusive culture, anti-harassment policies, and equal pay for male and female employees.
WPP CEO Mark Read said: “Creating a more inclusive culture at WPP is essential to our success since improving gender equality across our business helps us to attract exceptional talent, learn from each other, and create exceptional work for our clients.”
WSJ reports that WPP plc (NYSE: WPP) has been assigned an Overweight rating by the 22 brokerage firms keeping a close watch on the stock performance as compared to its peers. Among equity research analysts, 2 analysts rated the shares as a hold, 9 gave a sales recommendation, 8 gave a purchase recommendation, and 2 gave the company overweight guidance. 1 said the stock was underweight.