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WPP PLC

WPP.L

Latest Trade

1,065.00GBp

Change

7.50(+0.71%)

Volume

2,901,820

Today's Range

1,063.50

 - 

1,079.00

52 Week Range

747.60

 - 

1,121.00

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

Pricing

Previous Close
1,057.50
Open
1,070.50
Volume
2,901,820
3M AVG Volume
59.01
Today's High
1,079.00
Today's Low
1,063.50
52 Week High
1,121.00
52 Week Low
747.60
Shares Out (MIL)
1,164.31
Market Cap (MIL)
12,435.76
Forward P/E
14.18
Dividend (Yield %)
2.49

Next Event

WPP PLC Annual Shareholders Meeting

Latest Developments

更多

WPP To Buy Back Shares Up To £200 Mln

Finsbury Glover Hering And Sard Verbinnen & Co To Merge, Creating Global Strategic Communications Leader

WPP Response To U.S.Sec Statement

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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

2.33 mean rating - 24 analysts
Sell
Hold
Buy
Revenue (MM, GBP)

2018

12.8K

2019

13.2K

2020

12.0K

2021(E)

11.2K
EPS (GBp)

2018

108.000

2019

92.700

2020

59.900

2021(E)

75.127
Price To Earnings (TTM)
--
Price To Sales (TTM)
0.99
Price To Book (MRQ)
2.84
Price To Cash Flow (TTM)
22.71
Total Debt To Equity (MRQ)
159.58
LT Debt To Equity (MRQ)
135.74
Return on Investment (TTM)
-0.21
Return on Equity (TTM)
-0.10

Latest News

Latest News

Advertising group WPP to pay $19 mln to settle anti-bribery charges, says U.S. SEC

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission said on Friday that WPP Plc, the world's largest advertising firm, has agreed to pay more than $19 million to resolve charges, without admitting or denying the regulator's findings.

UPDATE 4-WPP goes into open conflict with former CEO Sorrell

* Sorrell says his lawyers will look at it (Adds WPP no comment)

Lloyds, WPP pull FTSE 100 higher ahead of Fed policy meet

London's FTSE 100 climbed on Wednesday, boosted by a series of positive earnings updates from companies, including Lloyds Banking Group and WPP, while investors awaited the outcome of the U.S. Federal Reserve's policy meeting.

WPP net sales return to growth as clients spend for the recovery

WPP, the world's biggest advertising company, said its underlying net sales had returned to growth ahead of target after clients started to spend to prepare for the global economic recovery.

UPDATE 2-Ad giant WPP pledges net zero emissions by 2025

WPP said on Thursday it planned to make the world's largest advertising company reach net zero carbon emissions by 2025 by incorporating many of the virtual production solutions it has developed during the pandemic.

UPDATE 2-Digital shift and vaccines help WPP plot path to recovery

The world's biggest advertising company WPP said it would relaunch its buyback scheme immediately after its work to promote vaccines and help clients shift online helped get it through the worst of the pandemic.

WPP relaunches buyback after client wins

WPP, the world's biggest advertising company, said it would relaunch its buyback scheme immediately after cost cuts and client wins under its new strategy helped it to post full-year results slightly better than forecast.

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)

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