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WPP PLC

WPP.L

Latest Trade

905.20GBp

Change

-3.60(-0.40%)

Volume

201,416

Today's Range

893.80

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907.40

52 Week Range

450.00

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911.00

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

Pricing

Previous Close
908.80
Open
897.20
Volume
201,416
3M AVG Volume
60.02
Today's High
907.40
Today's Low
893.80
52 Week High
911.00
52 Week Low
450.00
Shares Out (MIL)
1,225.33
Market Cap (MIL)
10,800.08
Forward P/E
15.32
Dividend (Yield %)
1.13

Next Event

Preliminary Q4 2020 WPP PLC Earnings Release

Latest Developments

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WPP Announces Board Committee Membership Changes

WPP And Tiktok Announce Global Agency Partnership

WPP Appoints Rob Reilly As Global Chief Creative Officer

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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, Executive Director

Ajaz Ahmed

Chief Executive Officer - AKQA

Jon Cook

Global Chief Executive Officer - VMLY&R

Key Stats

2.52 mean rating - 25 analysts
Sell
Hold
Buy
Revenue (MM, GBP)

2017

13.1K

2018

12.8K

2019

13.2K

2020(E)

10.6K
EPS (GBp)

2017

120.400

2018

108.000

2019

92.700

2020(E)

57.024
Price To Earnings (TTM)
--
Price To Sales (TTM)
0.96
Price To Book (MRQ)
2.00
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

UPDATE 2-WPP says to restate results, profit and debt not affected

WPP, the world's biggest advertising firm, said on Tuesday it would restate its financial statements from 2017 to 2019 but its headline operating profit, debt and cash flow were not affected.

WPP to restate financial statements for last three years

WPP, the world's biggest advertising company, said it will restate its financial statements for 2017, 2018 and 2019 as some aspects were not fully in line with the accounting requirements.

WPP CEO expects recovery from second quarter next year

WPP, the world's biggest advertising company, expects business to recover in 2021 but needs first to get through what could be a difficult six months up to the end of the first quarter, Chief Executive Mark Read said on Friday.

REFILE-WPP appoints former Baidu executive Ya-Qin Zhang to board

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

UPDATE 2-WPP reinstates dividend after delivering new work at pace

WPP 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.

UPDATE 3-Ad giant WPP pulls dividend, buyback and outlook as clients cut spending

The world's biggest advertising company WPP 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)

Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions

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

UPDATE 3-Slimmed-down WPP to net $3.1 bln selling Kantar stake to Bain

WPP is selling a 60% stake in Kantar to private equity firm Bain Capital, valuing the data analytics business at about $4 billion and giving the British owner of agencies including Ogilvy and Wunderman Thompson funds to cut debt and rebuild.

UPDATE 3-WPP in exclusive talks to sell Kantar stake to Bain Capital

* Bain Capital's proposal is subject to negotiation - WPP (Adds context on PE deals)

WPP in exclusive talks with Bain Capital over sale of Kantar stake

WPP has entered exclusive talks with private equity firm Bain Capital over the sale of a majority stake in its data analytics unit Kantar, the world's biggest advertising company said on Monday. (Reporting by Justin George Varghese in Bengaluru; Editing by Mark Potter)

WPP sells minority stake in Chime for $68.9 Mln

WPP Plc said it sold its minority stake in sports, entertainment and communications company Chime for 54.4 million pounds ($68.91 million), as the world's biggest advertising company looks to sell non-core assets and return to growth.

Vista Equity Partners lines up binding bid for Kantar - sources

Private equity fund Vista Equity Partners has emerged as one of four U.S. bidders vying for a majority stake in WPP's data analytics firm Kantar, two sources close to the deal told Reuters.

Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions

The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Thursday:

UPDATE 3-Ad group WPP hit by client losses in North America

The world's biggest advertising company WPP suffered a sharp drop in first-quarter underlying sales in North America as the loss of work from clients such as Ford took a toll on its most important market.

Client losses hit ad group WPP in North America

The world's biggest advertising company WPP reported an 8.5 percent slump in first-quarter underlying sales in North America, its biggest market, due to client losses that held the overall group back.

WPP appoints Microsoft UK CEO to board

WPP Plc, the world's biggest advertising company, said on Tuesday it appointed Microsoft Corp's UK chief executive officer, Cindy Rose, as a non-executive director.

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