WPP plc provides various communications services worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Advertising and Media Investment Management; Data Investment Management; Public Relations & Public Affairs; and Branding & Identity, Healthcare and Specialist Communications. The Advertising and Media Investment Management segment provides advertising services; and media planning and buying, and specialist sponsorship, and branded entertainment services. The Data Investment Management segment offers brand, consumer, media, and marketplace insight services. The Public Relations & Public Affairs segment provides corporate, consumer, financial, and brand-building services. The Branding & Identity, Healthcare and Specialist Communications segment is involved in branding and identity; healthcare communications; and direct, digital, promotional, and relationship marketing activities. This segment also offers specialist communications services, such as custom media and multicultural marketing; event, sports, youth, and entertainment marketing; corporate and business-to-business; and media, technology, and production services. WPP plc was founded in 1985 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.
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WPP (LON:WPP) Frequently Asked Questions
What is WPP's stock symbol?
WPP trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "WPP."
How often does WPP pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for WPP?
WPP announced a dividend on Thursday, March 1st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 14th will be paid a dividend of GBX 37.30 per share on Monday, July 9th. This represents a yield of 2.91%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 14th. This is a boost from WPP's previous dividend of $22.70. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View WPP's Dividend History.
What price target have analysts set for WPP?
18 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for WPP's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 1,075 to GBX 1,845. On average, they expect WPP's stock price to reach GBX 1,490.24 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for WPP.
Who are some of WPP's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to WPP include Omnicom Group (OMC), Publicis Groupe (PUBGY), Interpublic Group of Companies (IPG), JCDecaux (DEC), HAVAS (HAVSF), Stroeer SE & Co KGaA (SAX), Groupon (GRPN), Criteo (CRTO), Next Fifteen Communications Group (NFC), Tarsus Group (TRS), M&C Saatchi (SAA), Huntsworth (HNT), MDC Partners (MDCA), Telaria (TLRA) and AirMedia Group (AMCN).
Who are WPP's key executives?
WPP's management team includes the folowing people:
- Sir Martin S. Sorrell, Group Chief Exec. & Exec. Director (Age 73)
- Mr. Paul W. G. Richardson BA, ACA, MCT, Group Fin. Director & Exec. Director (Age 60)
- Mr. Fran Butera CFA, Investor Relations Director
- Andrea Harris Esq., Group Chief Counsel
- Feona McEwan, Group Communications Director
Has WPP been receiving favorable news coverage?
Media coverage about WPP stock has trended positive recently, Accern reports. Accern scores the sentiment of news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. WPP earned a media sentiment score of 0.26 on Accern's scale. They also gave headlines about the company an impact score of 47.13 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.
How do I buy shares of WPP?
Shares of WPP 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.
What is WPP's stock price today?
One share of WPP stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 1,205.50.
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