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: $22.95
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $1702.27
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $1601.56
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 19.76
  • P/E Growth: 1.63
  • Market Cap: $22.32B
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,277,592,000
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Wpp Plc (LON:WPP) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 9 Hold Ratings, 16 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.64)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 1,696.65

Analysts' Ratings History for Wpp Plc (LON:WPP)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/18/2016Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
8/17/2016Berenberg BankBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 1,490 -> GBX 1,600View Rating Details
8/5/2016Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingAddGBX 1,775View Rating Details
8/1/2016MacquarieReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 1,850View Rating Details
7/29/2016Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 1,800View Rating Details
7/18/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Boost Price TargetOverweightGBX 1,930 -> GBX 1,935View Rating Details
7/14/2016Liberum CapitalBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 1,650 -> GBX 1,800View Rating Details
7/13/2016Societe GeneraleUpgradeBuyGBX 2,050 -> GBX 1,975View Rating Details
6/29/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,850View Rating Details
6/28/2016HSBCLower Price TargetHoldGBX 1,800 -> GBX 1,750View Rating Details
6/27/2016BNP ParibasReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 1,760View Rating Details
6/3/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,755View Rating Details
5/23/2016Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
4/29/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
4/28/2016Kepler Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,750View Rating Details
4/8/2016NomuraReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,725View Rating Details
4/1/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,860View Rating Details
3/18/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 1,650View Rating Details
3/10/2016AlphaValueReiterated RatingAddGBX 1,598View Rating Details
3/7/2016NatixisBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 1,400 -> GBX 1,410View Rating Details
3/4/2016InvestecReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
2/9/2016Jyske BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,600View Rating Details
1/19/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingMarket PerformGBX 1,400View 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
10/31/2014Charles StanleyReiterated RatingaccumulateView Rating Details
9/24/2014KillikReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
(Data available from 8/24/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Wpp Plc (LON:WPP)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/24/2016        
8/24/2016N/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Wpp Plc (LON:WPP)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $106.94 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History for Wpp Plc (LON:WPP)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
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)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Wpp Plc (LON:WPP)
DateHeadline
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Comscore - WPP Plc reports open market purchase of 60000 shares of ... - Reuters UK (LON:WPP)
uk.reuters.com - August 23 at 8:25 PM
publicnow.com logoGoogle All Stars Academy to launch in MENA with J. Walter Thompson (LON:WPP)
www.publicnow.com - August 22 at 8:14 PM
4-traders.com logoWPP : Foreign work to support WPP (LON:WPP)
www.4-traders.com - August 22 at 6:22 AM
News IconGood result for Martin Sorrell’s ad giant WPP as profits rise 12% (LON:WPP)
www.thisismoney.co.uk - August 20 at 7:46 PM
News IconAdvertising Agencies: WPP plc (NASDAQ:WPPGY) Position of the day (LON:WPP)
twincountynews.com - August 20 at 7:46 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-WPP Plc reports purchase of 120,000 shares of Comscore's common stock (LON:WPP)
www.reuters.com - August 20 at 7:46 PM
News IconIs this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for WPP plc ... - The Daily Leicester (LON:WPP)
thedailyleicester.com - August 19 at 8:03 PM
News IconWPP AUNZ Limited - 2016 Half Year Result | Scoop News - Scoop.co.nz (press release) (LON:WPP)
www.scoop.co.nz - August 19 at 8:03 PM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-WPP Plc reports purchase of 120000 shares of Comscore's common stoc... - Reuters (LON:WPP)
www.reuters.com - August 19 at 8:03 PM
News IconWPP AUNZ Limited - 2016 Half Year Result (LON:WPP)
www.scoop.co.nz - August 19 at 11:15 AM
News IconThe Expert View: Kingfisher, WPP and Premier Oil (LON:WPP)
citywire.co.uk - August 19 at 11:15 AM
4-traders.com logoWPP PLC : half-yearly earnings release (LON:WPP)
www.4-traders.com - August 19 at 11:15 AM
News IconWall Street Outlook and Growth Projections for WPP plc (NASDAQ:WPPGY) - Post News (LON:WPP)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - August 18 at 8:30 PM
trustnet.com logoBroker Forecast - Berenberg issues a broker note on WPP Group PLC (LON:WPP)
www.trustnet.com - August 18 at 11:27 AM
News IconLarge Cap Advertising Agencies: WPP plc (NASDAQ:WPPGY) (LON:WPP)
twincountynews.com - August 18 at 11:27 AM
News IconStock Trading Above Moving Averages: WPP plc (NASDAQ:WPPGY) - Post News (LON:WPP)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - August 17 at 8:37 PM
News IconIs WPP plc(NASDAQ: WPPGY), a large market cap stock a smart buy ... - The Daily Leicester (LON:WPP)
thedailyleicester.com - August 17 at 8:37 PM
News IconWPP plc (NASDAQ:WPPGY) Stock Update: Analysts & Crowd Update - Post News (LON:WPP)
www.kentuckypostnews.com - August 17 at 11:15 AM
News IconLarge Cap Advertising Agencies: WPP plc (NASDAQ:WPPGY) - Twin County News (LON:WPP)
twincountynews.com - August 17 at 11:15 AM
News IconHow Group M's new digital sheriff will enforce law and order online (LON:WPP)
www.campaignlive.co.uk - August 16 at 8:23 PM
bizjournals.com logoVML signs expanded KC lease, could add hundreds of employees (LON:WPP)
www.bizjournals.com - August 16 at 8:23 PM
News IconOmnicom trumps WPP for $3bn AT&T ad account (LON:WPP)
mandmglobal.com - August 16 at 11:40 AM
News IconNBC's Ratings for Rio Olympics Fall Behind London (LON:WPP)
ih.advfn.com - August 15 at 10:20 AM
bloomberg.com logoTurner Leads $45 Million Investment in Female-Focused Refinery29 (LON:WPP)
www.bloomberg.com - August 12 at 11:38 AM
News IconIs WPP plc (NASDAQ:WPPGY), a large market cap stock a smart buy? (LON:WPP)
twincountynews.com - August 11 at 11:47 AM
ft.com logo[$$] Chief executives have no need to defend their pay packets (LON:WPP)
www.ft.com - August 10 at 9:02 PM
publicnow.com logoBanks BCA and BRI remain Indonesia's most valuable brands (LON:WPP)
www.publicnow.com - August 10 at 11:34 AM
ft.com logo[$$] A nudge is better than legislation for executive pay guidance (LON:WPP)
ad.doubleclick.net - August 8 at 8:31 PM
News IconFTSE 100 bosses earn average of £5.5m a year, report says (LON:WPP)
www.bbc.com - August 8 at 5:58 AM
4-traders.com logoWPP : Close Period buy-back programme (LON:WPP)
www.4-traders.com - August 8 at 5:58 AM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoPay up by 10 percent for Britain's top bosses in 2015, survey shows (LON:WPP)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - August 8 at 5:58 AM
News IconToday's Top Gainers in the Market WPP plc (NASDAQ:WPPGY) from Services - The Daily Leicester (LON:WPP)
thedailyleicester.com - August 7 at 7:32 AM
twst.com logoWPP plc: Grey acquires a majority stake in Maruri Publicidad in Ecuador - The Wall Street Transcript (LON:WPP)
www.twst.com - August 6 at 8:10 PM
bizjournals.com logoDigital agency renews lease, plans Clark Tower expansion (LON:WPP)
www.bizjournals.com - August 5 at 8:31 PM
News IconLeading stocks in today’s market: WPP plc (NASDAQ:WPPGY) (LON:WPP)
twincountynews.com - August 5 at 8:31 PM
News IconUpdate on WPP plc (NASDAQ:WPPGY) for the day (LON:WPP)
twincountynews.com - August 5 at 11:24 AM
twst.com logoWPP plc: Grey acquires a majority stake in Maruri Publicidad in Ecuador (LON:WPP)
www.twst.com - August 5 at 11:24 AM
News IconWPP's Subsidiary Grey Buys Majority Stake in Maruri in Ecuador (LON:WPP)
uk.advfn.com - August 5 at 11:24 AM
morningstar.co.uk logoWPP Snaps Up Majority Stake In Communications Firm In Ecuador (LON:WPP)
www.morningstar.co.uk - August 5 at 11:24 AM
publicnow.com logoGrey acquires a majority stake in Maruri Publicidad in Ecuador (LON:WPP)
www.publicnow.com - August 5 at 11:24 AM
twst.com logoWPP plc: J. Walter Thompson Company agrees to acquire majority ... - The Wall Street Transcript (LON:WPP)
www.twst.com - August 4 at 8:47 PM
News IconA look at a High Market Cap Stock: WPP plc, WPPGY - The Daily Leicester (LON:WPP)
thedailyleicester.com - August 4 at 8:47 PM
News IconContract Advertising wins Aviva Life Insurance and BlueStone.com accounts (LON:WPP)
www.afaqs.com - August 4 at 11:36 AM
News IconWPP's J. Walter Company acquires WANDA Digital in Turkey (LON:WPP)
www.digitallook.com - August 4 at 11:36 AM
News IconWPP Unit to Acquire Majority Stake in Turkish Marketing Agency (LON:WPP)
uk.advfn.com - August 4 at 11:36 AM
twst.com logoWPP plc: J. Walter Thompson Company agrees to acquire majority stake in WANDA Digital (LON:WPP)
www.twst.com - August 4 at 11:36 AM
publicnow.com logoJ. Walter Thompson Company agrees to acquire majority stake in WANDA Digital (LON:WPP)
www.publicnow.com - August 4 at 11:36 AM
News IconWPP's J Walter Thompson to buy US digital agency iStrategyLabs (LON:WPP)
www.digitallook.com - August 3 at 11:39 AM
nasdaq.com logoCommunications Company WPP Buys US Digital Agency iStrategyLabs (LON:WPP)
www.nasdaq.com - August 3 at 11:39 AM
News IconD.C. marketing start-up iStrategyLabs ‘graduates to the major leagues’ with buyout (LON:WPP)
www.washingtonpost.com - August 3 at 11:39 AM

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