Wpp Plc Company Profile (LON:WPP)

About Wpp Plc

Wpp Plc logoWPP plc (WPP) operates in four segments: Advertising and Media Investment Management; Consumer Insight; Public Relations & Public Affairs, and Branding & Identity, Healthcare and Specialist Communications. Advertising and Media Investment Management, where it operates advertising networks Ogilvy & Mather Advertising, JWT, Y&R, Grey, bates and the United Network. In July 2012, WPP's Ogilvy & Mather acquired 70% interest in Foster Informatica, Ltd. In July 2012, WPP announced that JWT, its advertising agency network, acquired a majority interest in Activeark Oy, a full-service digital agency in Finland. In July 2012, its wholly owned company, Millward Brown, acquired Cadem Advertising S.A.; its Commarco GmbH acquired a majority interest in KKLD* GmbH, and WPP Digital acquired a majority stake in Acceleration Holdings Ltd and Acceleration eMarketing (Pty) Limited. In August 2012, its global operating network, Possible Worldwide, acquired a majority stake in Fortune Cookie (UK) Limited.

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  • Exchange: LON
  • Symbol: WPP
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $23.74
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $1853.8101
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $1780.7500
  • 52-Week Range: GBX 1,204 - GBX 1,908
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 29.2823
  • P/E Growth: 1.4400
  • Market Cap: $24.21B
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,284,000,000
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Wpp Plc (LON:WPP) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 6 Hold Ratings, 16 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.73)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 1,952.50

Analysts' Ratings History for Wpp Plc (LON:WPP)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/8/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,220View Rating Details
2/8/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,100View Rating Details
2/6/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 2,102View Rating Details
1/25/2017Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetOverweightGBX 2,100 -> GBX 2,200View Rating Details
1/19/2017HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,180View Rating Details
1/16/2017BNP ParibasReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 2,230View Rating Details
1/11/2017Berenberg BankBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 1,620 -> GBX 1,760View Rating Details
1/10/2017MacquarieReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 1,950View Rating Details
1/5/2017InvestecReiterated RatingHoldGBX 1,750View Rating Details
12/8/2016Jefferies Group LLCUpgradeBuyGBX 1,820 -> GBX 1,840View Rating Details
12/5/2016Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
12/2/2016Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 2,000View Rating Details
12/2/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,890View Rating Details
11/25/2016Kepler Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,950View Rating Details
11/1/2016NatixisBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 1,600 -> GBX 1,650View Rating Details
11/1/2016Beaufort SecuritiesUpgradeBuyView Rating Details
9/9/2016Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,100View Rating Details
8/30/2016Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingAddGBX 1,975View Rating Details
8/25/2016Societe GeneraleReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,130View Rating Details
8/25/2016BMO Capital MarketsBoost Price TargetMarket PerformGBX 1,600 -> GBX 1,700View Rating Details
4/8/2016NomuraReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,725View Rating Details
3/10/2016AlphaValueReiterated RatingAddGBX 1,598View Rating Details
2/9/2016Jyske BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,600View Rating Details
1/7/2016Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 1,850View Rating Details
9/15/2015Oddo SecuritiesReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 1,250View Rating Details
8/14/2015Westhouse SecuritiesReiterated RatingAddGBX 1,732View Rating Details
7/6/2015Pivotal ResearchReiterated RatingSellGBX 1,370View Rating Details
3/20/2015Morgan StanleyBoost Price TargetEqual WeightGBX 1,400 -> GBX 1,625View Rating Details
(Data available from 2/20/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Wpp Plc (LON:WPP)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com


Earnings Estimates for Wpp Plc (LON:WPP)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $111.63 EPS


Dividend History for Wpp Plc (LON:WPP)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
8/24/2016GBX 19.551.1%10/6/201610/6/201611/7/2016
3/4/2016GBX 28.781.88%6/9/20166/9/20167/4/2016
8/26/2015GBX 15.911.21%10/8/201510/8/201511/9/2015
3/9/2015GBX 26.581.7%6/4/20156/4/20157/6/2015
8/26/2014GBX 11.620.93%10/9/201410/9/201411/10/2014
2/27/2014GBX 23.651.83%6/4/20146/4/20147/7/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Wpp Plc (LON:WPP)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
6/29/2016Hood,JohnInsiderBuy3,000GBX 1,532£45,960
6/28/2016Quarta,RobertoInsiderBuy5,700GBX 1,511£86,127
3/7/2016Quarta,RobertoInsiderBuy2,800GBX 1,558£43,624
12/14/2015Quarta,RobertoInsiderBuy5,800GBX 1,473£85,434
9/17/2015Li RuigangInsiderBuy4,000GBX 1,351£54,040
9/1/2015Aigrain,JacquesInsiderBuy5,000GBX 1,346£67,300
8/27/2015Quarta,RobertoInsiderBuy13,200GBX 1,339£176,748
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Wpp Plc (LON:WPP)
News IconWPP Unit Ogilvy & Mather Acquires Stake in Irish Communications Agency (LON:WPP)
ih.advfn.com - February 20 at 8:07 AM
News IconAlgorithm Media Announces Partnership with GroupM (LON:WPP)
www.thisdaylive.com - February 19 at 8:06 AM
4-traders.com logoWPP : Ogilvy Healthworld takes home Silver at the 2016 PM Society Awards (LON:WPP)
www.4-traders.com - February 17 at 8:07 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoFidelity puts British boardroom paymasters on notice (LON:WPP)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 17 at 8:07 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoUK pensions body backs rules to toughen up corporate pay votes (LON:WPP)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 17 at 8:07 AM
4-traders.com logoY&R : Creates Practice For Technology And Business Brands (LON:WPP)
www.4-traders.com - February 15 at 6:55 AM
ft.com logo[$$] CEO pay ratios: taming bonus nabobs (LON:WPP)
www.ft.com - February 15 at 6:55 AM
News IconTechnical Toolbox: Investor Focus on WPP plc (WPP.L) - Providence Standard (LON:WPP)
providencestandard.com - February 14 at 7:09 AM
News IconWhat are Research Firms Saying About WPP plc (NASDAQ:WPPGY)? - Aiken Advocate (LON:WPP)
aikenadvocate.com - February 14 at 7:09 AM
News IconInvesting Focus: Indicators in View on Shares of WPP plc (WPP.L) - Baldwin Journal (LON:WPP)
baldwinjournal.com - February 9 at 6:44 AM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoPublicis pushed to loss by digital writedown (LON:WPP)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - February 9 at 6:44 AM
News IconTracking Technical Levels on Shares of WPP plc (WPP.L) - Rives Journal (LON:WPP)
rivesjournal.com - February 7 at 4:08 PM
bizjournals.com logoFormer Hulu executive named CEO of Emmy-nominated VR company (LON:WPP)
www.bizjournals.com - February 7 at 5:09 AM
seekingalpha.com logoComScore now down 28.9%; Oppenheimer pulls Buy rating - Seeking Alpha (LON:WPP)
seekingalpha.com - February 7 at 5:09 AM
ft.com logo[$$] Arconic's board resists activist calls to ditch chief Kleinfeld (LON:WPP)
www.ft.com - February 7 at 5:09 AM
morningstar.co.uk logoWPP Invests In Texas-Based Virtual Reality Ad Firm SubVRsive (LON:WPP)
www.morningstar.co.uk - February 4 at 6:19 AM
bizjournals.com logoGlobal payments company boosts space for North American HQ in Austin (LON:WPP)
www.bizjournals.com - February 3 at 6:46 AM
News IconSnapchat Stock Value Is Soaring Ahead of Snap IPO (LON:WPP)
moneymorning.com - February 3 at 6:46 AM
4-traders.com logoWPP : GTB acquires Zubi Advertising Services (LON:WPP)
www.4-traders.com - February 3 at 6:46 AM
seekingalpha.com logoWPP wins near-$600M Walgreens Boots Alliance account - Seeking Alpha (LON:WPP)
seekingalpha.com - February 1 at 7:27 AM
News IconWhat's Ahead For This Dividend Darling: WPP plc (NASDAQ:WPPGY) - Aiken Advocate (LON:WPP)
aikenadvocate.com - January 30 at 9:44 AM
nasdaq.com logoWPP Appoints Farnham to Boost Performance and Clientele - Nasdaq (LON:WPP)
www.nasdaq.com - January 27 at 6:50 AM
News IconEarnings in Full Force, Analysts Take Aim at WPP plc (NASDAQ:WPPGY) - Wall Street Beacon (LON:WPP)
wsbeacon.com - January 27 at 6:50 AM
wsj.com logo[$$] Publicis Groupe Names Creative Head Arthur Sadoun CEO (LON:WPP)
www.wsj.com - January 27 at 6:50 AM
wsj.com logo[$$] Publicis Groupe Names Creative Head Arthur Sadoun CEO (LON:WPP)
www.wsj.com - January 27 at 6:50 AM
ft.com logo[$$] Sadoun appointment ends Lévy era at Publicis (LON:WPP)
www.ft.com - January 27 at 6:50 AM
ft.com logo[$$] Sadoun appointment ends Lévy era at Publicis (LON:WPP)
www.ft.com - January 27 at 6:50 AM
News IconActive Trading Watch on Shares of WPP plc (WPP.L) - Springdale Times (LON:WPP)
springdaletimes.com - January 26 at 3:01 AM
seekingalpha.com logoWPP, Omnicom fighting intensifying battle over digital budgets - Seeking Alpha (LON:WPP)
seekingalpha.com - January 25 at 9:59 PM
trustnet.com logoBroker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on WPP Group PLC (LON:WPP)
www.trustnet.com - January 25 at 4:56 PM
www.4-traders.com - January 25 at 4:56 PM
News IconPenny For Investor's Thoughts: Stock With Long Term Potential: WPP plc (NASDAQ:WPPGY) - Aiken Advocate (LON:WPP)
aikenadvocate.com - January 25 at 4:56 PM
proactiveinvestors.co.uk logoBarCap gives WPP some love - Proactive Investors UK (LON:WPP)
www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk - January 25 at 4:56 PM
4-traders.com logoWPP : GroupM to Buy Controlling Interest in MediaCom India (LON:WPP)
www.4-traders.com - January 24 at 8:31 PM
News IconInvestor Probe: Watching Technicals for WPP plc (WPP.L) - Springdale Times (LON:WPP)
springdaletimes.com - January 24 at 3:30 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logo3 Footsie stocks to outperform Lloyds Banking Group plc in 2017 (LON:WPP)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - January 24 at 3:30 PM
4-traders.com logoWPP : Mindshare hires Charlotte Lee to lead HSBC Asia Pacific (LON:WPP)
www.4-traders.com - January 24 at 3:31 AM
News IconLeading stocks in today’s market: WPP plc (NASDAQ:WPPGY) (LON:WPP)
twincountynews.com - January 22 at 8:19 AM
News IconDavos 2017: No Crisis, But A Lot Of Uncertainity In 2017, Says Martin Sorell (LON:WPP)
www.bloombergquint.com - January 20 at 8:49 PM
4-traders.com logoWPP : *LIBERUM RAISES WPP TO 'BUY' ('HOLD') - TARGET 2100 PENCE (LON:WPP)
www.4-traders.com - January 20 at 8:49 PM
News IconWPP plc - American Depositary Shares each representing five Ordinary Shares (WPPGY) is Upgraded by Liberum to ... - Highland Mirror (LON:WPP)
www.highlandmirror.com - January 20 at 8:49 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPublicis CEO Levy expects his successor to be picked within weeks (LON:WPP)
finance.yahoo.com - January 20 at 3:47 PM
streetinsider.com logoForm 6-K WPP plc For: Jan 18 - StreetInsider.com (LON:WPP)
www.streetinsider.com - January 19 at 3:59 PM
4-traders.com logoWPP : *HSBC RAISES WPP PRICE TARGET TO 2,180 (2,150) PENCE - 'BUY' (LON:WPP)
www.4-traders.com - January 19 at 8:00 AM
fool.com logo3 small-cap shares you won’t want to miss (LON:WPP)
www.fool.com.au - January 17 at 3:58 PM
News IconThe Latest: Dollar rise could hurt developing economies (LON:WPP)
wtop.com - January 17 at 9:13 AM
4-traders.com logoWPP : Ogilvy & Mather Buys Remaining Stake in 2 Chinese JVs (LON:WPP)
www.4-traders.com - January 16 at 9:16 PM
marketwatch.com logoFTSE 100 notches small gain as pound slides on ‘hard Brexit’ fears (LON:WPP)
www.marketwatch.com - January 16 at 12:14 PM
bloomberg.com logoHow the Davos Pundits Got It Wrong: President Clinton, Anyone? (LON:WPP)
www.bloomberg.com - January 15 at 8:08 PM
News IconWPP PLC (WPPGY) stock Holds On after being downgraded at Pivotal Research - BNB Daily (blog) (LON:WPP)
www.baseball-news-blog.com - January 13 at 6:38 AM


What is Wpp Plc's stock symbol?

Wpp Plc trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "WPP."

How often does Wpp Plc pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Wpp Plc?

Wpp Plc announced a dividend on Wednesday, August 24th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, October 6th will be given a dividend of GBX 19.55 per share on Monday, November 7th. This represents a yield of 1.1%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 6th. The official announcement can be accessed at this link.

Where is Wpp Plc's stock going? Where will Wpp Plc's stock price be in 2017?

22 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price targets for Wpp Plc's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 1,598 to GBX 2,230. On average, they expect Wpp Plc's stock price to reach GBX 1,952.50 in the next twelve months.

When will Wpp Plc announce their earnings?

Wpp Plc is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, March, 2nd 2017.

How do I buy Wpp Plc stock?

Shares of Wpp Plc and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.

How much does a share of Wpp Plc stock cost?

One share of Wpp Plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 1,889.

Last Updated on 2/20/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff