Worldpay, Inc. (NYSE:WP) reached 91.73% versus a 1-year low price of $70.41. The stock was last seen -2.07% lower, reaching at $135 on 7/30/2019. At a recent session, the prices were hovering between $134.75 and $137.78. This company shares are -4.9% up from its target price of $128.38 and the current market capitalization stands at $41.32B. The recent change has given its price a 7.34% lead over SMA 50 and -2.33% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed 10.16% gains, 15.18% gains and 64.57% gains for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found WP’s volatility during a week at 2.49% and during a month it has been found around 1.63%.Worldpay, Inc. (WP) Top Holders
Institutional investors currently hold around $39.31 billion or 95.7% in WP stock. Look at its top three institutional owners: Price T Rowe Associates Inc /Md/ owns $3.88 billion in Worldpay, Inc., which represents roughly 9.38% of the company’s market cap and approximately 9.86% of the institutional ownership. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Vanguard Group Inc, which owns 26,941,054 shares of the stock are valued at $3.71 billion. The third largest holder is Capital Research Global Investors, which currently holds $3.33 billion worth of this stock and that ownership represents nearly 8.06% of its market capitalization.
At the end of March reporting period, 287 institutional holders increased their position in Worldpay, Inc. (NYSE:WP) by some 41,408,349 shares, 297 decreased positions by 38,181,183 and 62 held positions by 205,607,789. That puts total institutional holdings at 285,197,321 shares, according to SEC filings. The stock grabbed 120 new institutional investments totaling 20,247,853 shares while 71 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 5,438,274 shares.Worldpay, Inc. (NYSE:WP) Insider Trades
Multiple company employees have indulged in significant insider trading. Worldpay, Inc. disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that Exec. VP, Global eCommerce Happach Shane has sold 9,000 shares of Worldpay, Inc. (WP) in the trading session dated Apr. 01, 2019. These shares are worth $1,020,060 and were traded at $113.34 each. The SEC filing shows that Thompson Christopher A performed a sale of 13,592 shares. The Chief Accounting Officer disposed these shares by way of transaction on Mar. 15, 2019. The company’s shares were given away at $98.65 per share worth to an income of some $1,340,851 to the account of Thompson Christopher A.
EVP, Head of North Am. Region, Cole Royal, sold 61,257 common shares of Worldpay, Inc. (WP) in the open market. In a transaction dated Mar. 04, 2019, the shares were put up for sale at an average price of $96.14, raking in a sum of $5,889,248. After this sale, 57,109 common shares of WP are directly owned by the insider, with total stake valued at $7,709,715.
In the transaction dated Oct. 01, 2018, a great number of shares sold came courtesy the Executive Director; Kalifa Rohinton disposed a total of 75,000 shares at an average price of $100.77, amounting to approximately $7,557,750. The insider now directly owns 309,282 shares worth $41,753,070.
Several analysts have released their opinion on Worldpay, Inc. (NYSE:WP), with 9 analysts believing it is a strong buy. Whereas 16 of them predict the stock is a hold. Also, there are 4 buy, 0 sell and 0 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 2.24 average brokerage recommendation [T1].