Wpp Plc Company Profile (LON:WPP)

About Wpp Plc (LON:WPP)

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.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
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  • Symbol: LON:WPP
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: N/A
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: £22.01 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,266,996,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,705.66
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,762.08
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 1,204 - GBX 1,928.07
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 16.06
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £14.39 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.53
  • Book Value: GBX 7.36 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.36
Dividend:
  • Dividend Yield: 4.1%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: £2.54 billion
Misc:
  • 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 announced a dividend on Friday, March 3rd. Investors of record on Thursday, June 8th will be given 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 a positive change 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 analysts have issued 12 month target prices for Wpp Plc's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 1,650 to GBX 2,200. On average, they expect Wpp Plc's stock price to reach GBX 1,965.20 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Wpp Plc.

Who are some of Wpp Plc's key competitors?

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 1,737.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Wpp Plc (LON:WPP) (?)
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)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
5/24/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,000View Rating Details
5/15/2017Citigroup IncReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
5/1/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
4/28/2017HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,000View Rating Details
4/28/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingOverweightView Rating Details
4/28/2017BNP ParibasReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 2,150View Rating Details
4/28/2017Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,075View Rating Details
4/28/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 2,050View Rating Details
4/27/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingAddGBX 1,975View Rating Details
4/27/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
4/25/2017Goldman Sachs Group IncReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,090View Rating Details
4/7/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,000View Rating Details
4/7/2017MacquarieReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 2,100View Rating Details
3/30/2017Morgan StanleyUpgradeOverweightGBX 1,900 -> GBX 1,975View Rating Details
3/6/2017Credit Suisse Group AGLower Price TargetOutperformGBX 2,000 -> GBX 1,920View Rating Details
3/6/2017Societe GeneraleReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,200View Rating Details
1/11/2017Berenberg BankBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 1,620 -> GBX 1,760View Rating Details
1/5/2017InvestecReiterated RatingHoldGBX 1,750View Rating Details
11/25/2016Kepler Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,950View Rating Details
11/1/2016NatixisBoost Price TargetNeutralGBX 1,600 -> GBX 1,650View 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
(Data available from 5/26/2015 forward)

Earnings

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

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Wpp Plc (LON:WPP)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $126.49 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for Wpp Plc (LON:WPP)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
3/3/2017GBX 37.052.11%6/8/20176/8/20177/3/2017
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 and Institutional Ownership History for Wpp Plc (LON:WPP)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Wpp Plc (LON:WPP)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Wpp Plc (LON:WPP)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/17/2017Roberto QuartaInsiderBuy10,000GBX 1,729£172,900
3/6/2017Sir Martin SorrellInsiderSell57,522GBX 1,720£989,378.40
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

Headline Trends for Wpp Plc (LON:WPP)
Latest Headlines for Wpp Plc (LON:WPP)
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DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoWPP Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : WPP-GB : May 26, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 26 at 8:50 AM
morningstar.co.uk logoDIRECTOR DEALINGS: WPP Chairman Buys 10,000 Shares
www.morningstar.co.uk - May 17 at 10:58 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWpp Plc (WPP) Insider Roberto Quarta Acquires 10,000 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 17 at 10:22 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWPP Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:WPP) : May 16, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 17 at 12:12 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWPP Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : WPP-GB : May 15, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 15 at 8:25 AM
bloomberg.com logoWPP CEO Sees Amazon as Search Threat to Google - Bloomberg
www.bloomberg.com - May 13 at 3:11 AM
streetinsider.com logoForm 6-K WPP plc For: May 10 - StreetInsider.com - StreetInsider.com
www.streetinsider.com - May 11 at 3:33 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWPP Agency Buys Consulting Firm Specializing in Amazon
finance.yahoo.com - May 9 at 9:35 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWpp Plc (WPP) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 5 at 12:36 PM
bloomberg.com logoWPP Combines Finsbury, Hering Schuppener With Glover Park Group - Bloomberg
www.bloomberg.com - May 3 at 9:41 AM
bloomberg.com logoMurdoch Seeks to Dent Google's Ad Dominance After YouTube Revolt
www.bloomberg.com - May 2 at 8:12 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWpp Plc's (WPP) Buy Rating Reiterated at Deutsche Bank AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 1 at 6:56 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoShore Capital Reaffirms "Buy" Rating for Wpp Plc (WPP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 30 at 4:24 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWpp Plc (WPP) Rating Reiterated by Numis Securities Ltd
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 30 at 1:54 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBarclays PLC Reaffirms Overweight Rating for Wpp Plc (WPP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 30 at 9:22 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWpp Plc's (WPP) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Beaufort Securities
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 30 at 8:40 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBNP Paribas Reaffirms "Outperform" Rating for Wpp Plc (WPP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 30 at 7:36 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoJPMorgan Chase & Co. Reiterates "Overweight" Rating for Wpp Plc (WPP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 30 at 6:58 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] WPP warns of dangerous price cutting by ad agencies
finance.yahoo.com - April 29 at 2:32 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWPP Seeks to Curb CEO Sorrell's Pay to Appease Shareholders
finance.yahoo.com - April 29 at 2:32 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] WPP to limit Martin Sorrell's pay to just over £13m from 2021
finance.yahoo.com - April 29 at 2:32 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHSBC Holdings plc Reiterates "Buy" Rating for Wpp Plc (WPP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 28 at 6:02 AM
rttnews.com logoWPP Group Q1 Revenues Rise; Backs FY17 Sales Outlook - Quick Facts
www.rttnews.com - April 28 at 2:01 AM
marketwatch.com logoWPP revenue growth lags as U.S. clients spend less
www.marketwatch.com - April 28 at 2:01 AM
rttnews.com logoWPP Digital Buys Innovation Studio Deeplocal In U.S. - Quick Facts
www.rttnews.com - April 27 at 11:39 AM
marketwatch.com logoWPP revenue growth slows; stays downbeat on 2017
www.marketwatch.com - April 27 at 11:39 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWPP Q1 net sales held back by weaker North America
finance.yahoo.com - April 27 at 11:39 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWPP posts weak sales growth as contract losses hit ad group
finance.yahoo.com - April 27 at 11:39 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoKantar TNS Announces Winners of 2017 Kantar TNS Choice Awards
finance.yahoo.com - April 25 at 7:38 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWPP Slow-Walks Succession Plans as Sorrell Keeps Board at Bay
finance.yahoo.com - April 25 at 8:35 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoGoldman Sachs Group Inc Reiterates Buy Rating for Wpp Plc (WPP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 25 at 6:32 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWpp Plc (WPP) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Shore Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 25 at 4:54 AM
lse.co.uk logoMporium Confident For 2017 On Strong Pipeline For Flagship Product
www.lse.co.uk - April 24 at 7:01 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWpp Plc (WPP) Price Target Cut to GBX 1,969 by Analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co.
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 23 at 9:56 PM
reuters.com logoSerena Williams pregnancy likely to boost sponsorship: industry experts
www.reuters.com - April 20 at 1:22 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWpp Plc (WPP) Receives Hold Rating from Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 16 at 9:44 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoBoardroom excess? British companies stick with bonus plans despite criticism
finance.yahoo.com - April 13 at 8:53 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Advertising’s Biggest Threat Isn’t Digital Disruption
finance.yahoo.com - April 11 at 8:38 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWpp Plc (WPP) Receives "Outperform" Rating from Macquarie
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 10 at 10:57 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWpp Plc (WPP) Given Consensus Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 10 at 1:16 PM
bloomberg.com logoMadison Avenue Takes a Darker Turn - Bloomberg
www.bloomberg.com - April 10 at 8:16 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoLiberum Capital Reiterates Buy Rating for Wpp Plc (WPP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 9 at 8:38 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWpp Plc's (WPP) Buy Rating Reiterated at Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 9 at 6:12 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWpp Plc's (WPP) Outperform Rating Reiterated at Macquarie
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 7 at 7:37 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWpp Plc (WPP) Receives "Buy" Rating from Jefferies Group LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 7 at 6:21 PM
bloomberg.com logoWPP Drops as Major Client Unilever Slashes Advertising Costs - Bloomberg
www.bloomberg.com - April 7 at 1:33 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWPP Drops as Major Client Unilever Slashes Advertising Costs
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 1:33 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWpp Plc (WPP) Lifted to "Overweight" at Morgan Stanley
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 5 at 2:03 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoJPMorgan Chase & Co. Reaffirms Overweight Rating for Wpp Plc (WPP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 2 at 12:28 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWpp Plc (WPP) Upgraded to Overweight by Morgan Stanley
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 30 at 9:30 PM

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