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WPP PLC

WPP.L

Latest Trade

616.60GBp

Change

16.80(+2.80%)

Volume

3,176,399

Today's Range

599.60

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617.80

52 Week Range

450.00

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1,085.50

As of on the London Stock Exchange (LON) ∙ Minimum 15 minute delay

Pricing

Previous Close
599.80
Open
602.20
Volume
3,176,399
3M AVG Volume
61.06
Today's High
617.80
Today's Low
599.60
52 Week High
1,085.50
52 Week Low
450.00
Shares Out (MIL)
1,225.33
Market Cap (MIL)
7,349.54
Forward P/E
--
Dividend (Yield %)
1.67

Next Event

WPP PLC Capital Markets Event

Latest Developments

More

WPP Appoints Ya-Qin Zhang To The Board

WPP Appoints Tom Ilube CBE As Independent Non-Executive Director

Andy Main Will Become Global Chief Executive Of Ogilvy In July- WSJ

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About WPP PLC

WPP plc (WPP) is a holding company engaged in providing communications services. The Company comprises companies in a range of disciplines, which include advertising, media investment management; data investment management; public relations and public affairs; branding and identity; healthcare communications; direct, digital, promotion and relationship marketing, and specialist communications. The Company operates through four segments: Advertising and Media Investment Management; Data Investment Management; Public Relations & Public Affairs; Branding consulting, Health and wellness and Specialist Communications. The Company has operations in over 112 countries. The Company offers global, national and specialist advertising services from a range of international and specialist agencies, which include Bates CHI&Partners, Grey, JWT, Ogilvy & Mather Advertising and Y&R.

Industry

Advertising

Contact Info

Sea Containers House, 18 Upper Ground

SE1 9GL

United Kingdom

+44.20.74082204

https://www.wpp.com/

Executive Leadership

Roberto Quarta

Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Mark Read

Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

John Rogers

Chief Financial Officer Designate, Executive Director

Ajaz Ahmed

Chief Executive Officer - AKQA

Stephen Allan

Worldwide Chairman And Chief Executive Officer - Mediacom

Key Stats

2.65 mean rating - 26 analysts
Sell
Hold
Buy
Revenue (MM, GBP)

2017

13.1K

2018

12.8K

2019

13.2K

2020(E)

10.2K
EPS (GBp)

2017

120.400

2018

108.000

2019

92.700

2020(E)

54.935
Price To Earnings (TTM)
--
Price To Sales (TTM)
0.66
Price To Book (MRQ)
1.36
Price To Cash Flow (TTM)
--
Total Debt To Equity (MRQ)
145.08
LT Debt To Equity (MRQ)
132.81
Return on Investment (TTM)
-14.02
Return on Equity (TTM)
-7.36

Latest News

Latest News

Uber and HSBC wins help trading improve at ad group WPP

Client wins with Uber, Alibaba and HSBC helped the world's biggest advertising company WPP <WPP.L> deliver an improvement in third-quarter underlying trading, particularly in Britain and the United States.

WPP appoints former Baidu executive Ya-Qin Zhang to board

WPP <WPP.L>, the world's biggest advertising company, on Monday named former Baidu Inc <BIDU.O> president Ya-Qin Zhang as a non-executive director, adding technological heft as it grapples with rising competition from digital marketing.

WPP reinstates dividend after delivering new work at pace

WPP <WPP.L> became one of the first major British companies to reinstate its dividend on Thursday, after cost cuts paid off and the world's biggest advertising company won work to help customers market new expanded e-commerce models.

WPP declares interim dividend and beats dire forecasts

The world's biggest advertising company WPP beat dire forecasts for second-quarter underlying net sales, declared an interim dividend and said it was on track for cost saving targets as it sought to weather the COVID pandemic.

FTSE 100 climbs on upbeat Unilever earnings, WPP boost

London's FTSE 100 rose on Thursday as a slate of upbeat quarterly earnings reports bolstered optimism about a post-pandemic corporate rebound, with Unilever surging after reporting a much lower drop in sales than feared.

COVID-19 drags WPP net sales down 7.9% in March, braces for bigger impact

WPP, the world's biggest advertising company, said net sales fell 3.3% in the first quarter, with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic dragging it down by 7.9% in March alone, prompting it to cut more costs.

Ad giant WPP pulls dividend, buyback and outlook as clients cut spending

The world's biggest advertising company WPP <WPP.L> has pulled its dividend and share buyback and withdrawn its 2020 guidance after the coronavirus pandemic sparked the most uncertain time in its 35-year history.

Ad giant WPP pulls dividend, buyback and outlook

WPP, the world's biggest advertising company, said it was pulling its dividend and share buyback, and withdrawing its guidance for 2020 after it saw an increasing volume of cancellations from clients. (Reporting by Kate Holton; editing by Guy Faulconbridge)

WPP shares slump to lowest since 2012 as sales slide

WPP <WPP.L> shares plunged to their lowest level in nearly eight years on Thursday after a sharp slowdown in fourth-quarter trading derailed the latest recovery attempt at the world's biggest advertising company.

WPP to target flat 2020 growth after Q4 slides

WPP, the world's biggest advertising company, said it would target flat organic growth and profit margin in 2020 as part of its recovery after weakness in major markets dragged its fourth quarter down.

WPP to return $1.2 billion to investors via repurchase after Kantar deal

WPP <WPP.L> said on Thursday it had completed the sale of 60% of data analytics business Kantar to private equity firm Bain Capital and would return about $1.2 billion to shareholders via a share repurchase programme.

WPP says acquisitions back on agenda after Kantar sale

Advertising group WPP <WPP.L> will consider making acquisitions to bolster its capabilities in faster growing segments such as technology and commerce after selling a majority stake in its research arm Kantar, Chief Executive Mark Read said on Thursday.

Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions

The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1330 GMT on Friday:

Kenya's WPP Scangroup to sell some assets, shares surge

Kenyan marketing company WPP Scangroup <SCAN.NR> said on Friday its board had approved the sale of some of its assets in East and West Africa, sending its shares up 23%.

Client wins help WPP return to quarterly net sales growth

WPP <WPP.L> reported a return to quarterly organic sales growth for the first time in over a year on Friday, with a new strategy from boss Mark Read helping the world's biggest advertising company to attract talent and win more work.

FTSE 100 eases after four sessions of gains

UK blue-chips eased from a near one-month high on Friday, but was still headed for its best weekly performance in nine months as a tug of war between the parliament and its leader over Brexit knocked the pound and boosted exporter stocks.

Britain's WPP returns to quarterly net sales growth

WPP reported a return to quarterly organic sales growth on Friday, showing the world's biggest advertising company had avoided the problems ensnaring French rival Publicis.

WPP poaches Sainsbury's Rogers to be finance chief

Advertising group WPP <WPP.L> has poached John Rogers, the boss of Sainsbury's <SBRY.L> Argos business and previously seen as a frontrunner to be the British supermarket group's next CEO, as its new finance chief.

WPP names Sainsbury's executive Rogers as new CFO

WPP has appointed John Rogers, the boss of retailer Sainsbury's Argos, as its new finance director, to take over from the outgoing Paul Richardson in early 2020.

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