WPP 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.
Industry, Sector and Symbol:
- Sector: N/A
- Industry: N/A
- Sub-Industry: N/A
- Symbol: LON:WPP
- CUSIP: N/A
- Web: N/A
- Market Cap: £22.01 billion
- Outstanding Shares: 1,266,996,000
- 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,705.60
- 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,761.91
- 52 Week Range: GBX 1,204 - GBX 1,928.07
Sales & Book Value:
- Trailing P/E Ratio: 16.0878
- P/E Growth: 0.0000
- Annual Revenue: £14.39 billion
- Price / Sales: 1.53
- Book Value: GBX 7.36 per share
- Price / Book: 2.36
- Average Volume: 5.59 million shs.
Frequently Asked Questions for Wpp Plc (LON:WPP)
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 declared a dividend on Friday, March 3rd. Stockholders of record on Thursday, June 8th will be paid a dividend of GBX 37.05 per share on Monday, July 3rd. This represents a dividend yield of 2.11%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, June 8th. This is an increase from Wpp Plc's previous dividend of $19.55. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View Wpp Plc's Dividend History.
Where is Wpp Plc's stock going? Where will Wpp Plc's stock price be in 2017?
21 brokers have issued twelve-month price objectives for Wpp Plc's stock. Their predictions range from GBX 1,650 to GBX 2,200. On average, they expect Wpp Plc's share price to reach GBX 1,965.20 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Wpp Plc.
Who are some of Wpp Plc's key competitors?
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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.
What is Wpp Plc's stock price today?
MarketBeat Community Rating for Wpp Plc (LON WPP)MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Wpp Plc and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
One share of Wpp Plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 1,737.48.
Consensus Ratings for Wpp Plc (LON:WPP) (?) The ratings breakdown includes the most recent rating from each analyst that has rated the stock within the last twelve months. The ratings score is a calculation of the average number of sell, hold, buy and strong buy ratings (0-1.5 = Sell, 1.5-2.5 = Hold, 2.5-3.5 = Buy, >3.5 = Strong Buy). The consensus price target is a mean average of the most recent price target set by each analyst that has set a price target for the stock in the last twelve months.
|Ratings Breakdown: ||5 Hold Ratings, 16 Buy Ratings|
|Consensus Rating:||Buy (Score: 2.76)|
|Consensus Price Target: ||GBX 1,965.20|
Analysts' Ratings History for Wpp Plc (LON:WPP)
(Data available from 5/29/2015 forward)
|5/24/2017||Liberum Capital||Reiterated Rating||Buy||GBX 2,000|
|5/15/2017||Citigroup Inc||Reiterated Rating||Buy|
|5/1/2017||Deutsche Bank AG||Reiterated Rating||Buy|
|4/28/2017||HSBC Holdings plc||Reiterated Rating||Buy||GBX 2,000|
|4/28/2017||JPMorgan Chase & Co.||Reiterated Rating||Overweight|
|4/28/2017||BNP Paribas||Reiterated Rating||Outperform||GBX 2,150|
|4/28/2017||Beaufort Securities||Reiterated Rating||Buy||GBX 2,075|
|4/28/2017||Barclays PLC||Reiterated Rating||Overweight||GBX 2,050|
|4/27/2017||Numis Securities Ltd||Reiterated Rating||Add||GBX 1,975|
|4/27/2017||Shore Capital||Reiterated Rating||Buy|
|4/25/2017||Goldman Sachs Group Inc||Reiterated Rating||Buy||GBX 2,090|
|4/7/2017||Jefferies Group LLC||Reiterated Rating||Buy||GBX 2,000|
|4/7/2017||Macquarie||Reiterated Rating||Outperform||GBX 2,100|
|3/30/2017||Morgan Stanley||Upgrade||Overweight||GBX 1,900 -> GBX 1,975|
|3/6/2017||Credit Suisse Group AG||Lower Price Target||Outperform||GBX 2,000 -> GBX 1,920|
|3/6/2017||Societe Generale||Reiterated Rating||Buy||GBX 2,200|
|1/11/2017||Berenberg Bank||Boost Price Target||Hold||GBX 1,620 -> GBX 1,760|
|1/5/2017||Investec||Reiterated Rating||Hold||GBX 1,750|
|11/25/2016||Kepler Capital Markets||Reiterated Rating||Buy||GBX 1,950|
|11/1/2016||Natixis||Boost Price Target||Neutral||GBX 1,600 -> GBX 1,650|
|8/25/2016||BMO Capital Markets||Boost Price Target||Market Perform||GBX 1,600 -> GBX 1,700|
|4/8/2016||Nomura||Reiterated Rating||Buy||GBX 1,725|
|3/10/2016||AlphaValue||Reiterated Rating||Add||GBX 1,598|
|2/9/2016||Jyske Bank||Reiterated Rating||Buy||GBX 1,600|
|1/7/2016||Sanford C. Bernstein||Reiterated Rating||Outperform||GBX 1,850|
|9/15/2015||Oddo Securities||Reiterated Rating||Neutral||GBX 1,250|
|8/14/2015||Westhouse Securities||Reiterated Rating||Add||GBX 1,732|
|7/6/2015||Pivotal Research||Reiterated Rating||Sell||GBX 1,370|
Earnings History for Wpp Plc (LON:WPP)
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Earnings Estimates for Wpp Plc (LON:WPP)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $126.4900 EPS
Dividend History by Quarter for Wpp Plc (LON WPP)
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Announced||Period||Amount||Yield||Ex-Dividend Date||Record Date||Payable Date|
Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Wpp Plc (LON:WPP)Insider Trades by Quarter for Wpp Plc (LON:WPP)
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)
|Transaction Date||Insider Name||Title||Buy/Sell||Number of Shares||Average Share Price||Total Transaction||Details|
|5/17/2017||Roberto Quarta||Insider||Buy||10,000||GBX 1,729||£172,900|
|3/6/2017||Sir Martin Sorrell||Insider||Sell||57,522||GBX 1,720||£989,378.40|
|9/17/2015||Li Ruigang||Insider||Buy||4,000||GBX 1,351||£54,040|
Headline Trends for Wpp Plc (LON:WPP)
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Wpp Plc (WPP) Chart for Monday, May, 29, 2017