Worldpay Group PLC (LON:WPG) has received a consensus rating of “Hold” from the thirteen brokerages that are presently covering the firm, MarketBeat.com reports. Eight investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. The average 1 year price objective among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 357.67 ($4.66).

Several research analysts have commented on the company. Berenberg Bank downgraded Worldpay Group PLC to a “hold” rating and raised their target price for the stock from GBX 327 ($4.26) to GBX 450 ($5.86) in a research note on Wednesday, July 5th. Deutsche Bank AG lifted their price target on Worldpay Group PLC from GBX 310 ($4.04) to GBX 380 ($4.95) and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, July 24th. Credit Suisse Group lifted their price target on Worldpay Group PLC from GBX 330 ($4.30) to GBX 450 ($5.86) and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 6th. Citigroup Inc. reiterated a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 385 ($5.01) price target on shares of Worldpay Group PLC in a research report on Thursday, July 6th. Finally, Barclays PLC downgraded Worldpay Group PLC to an “equal weight” rating and set a GBX 315 ($4.10) price target for the company. in a research report on Wednesday, May 31st.

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Worldpay Group PLC (LON:WPG) opened at 402.60 on Friday. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 363.16 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 313.50. The firm’s market cap is GBX 8.00 billion. Worldpay Group PLC has a 52 week low of GBX 255.70 and a 52 week high of GBX 435.38.

The firm also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Monday, October 23rd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, September 28th will be given a dividend of GBX 0.80 ($0.01) per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 28th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.21%.

About Worldpay Group PLC

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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