Wpp Plc Company Profile (LON:WPP)

About Wpp Plc (LON:WPP)

Wpp Plc logoWPP 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.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Services
  • Industry: Advertising Agencies
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:WPP
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.wpp.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: £17.5 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,266,199,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,482.27
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,625.68
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 1,345 - GBX 1,928.07
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 10.16
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £15.26 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.15
  • Book Value: GBX 7.44 per share
  • Price / Book: 1.86
Dividend:
  • Dividend Yield: 5.2%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: £2.75 billion
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 4.71 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 Wednesday, August 23rd. Shareholders of record on Thursday, October 5th will be paid a dividend of GBX 22.70 per share on Monday, November 6th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.55%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 5th. The official announcement can be viewed 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?

20 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for Wpp Plc's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 1,594 to GBX 2,200. On average, they anticipate Wpp Plc's stock price to reach GBX 1,822.11 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.

What is Wpp Plc's stock price today?

One share of Wpp Plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 1,382.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Wpp Plc (LON WPP)
Community Ranking:  3.6 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  854 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  342 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,196
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.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Wpp Plc (LON:WPP) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 6 Hold Ratings, 14 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.70)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 1,822.11

Analysts' Ratings History for Wpp Plc (LON:WPP)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/13/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
9/8/2017Liberum CapitalLower Price TargetBuyGBX 2,000 -> GBX 1,865View Rating Details
9/4/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoLower Price TargetOverweightGBX 1,900 -> GBX 1,697View Rating Details
8/25/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 1,840View Rating Details
8/24/2017Beaufort SecuritiesLower Price TargetBuyGBX 2,075 -> GBX 1,600View Rating Details
8/24/2017Jefferies Group LLCLower Price TargetBuyGBX 2,000 -> GBX 1,614View Rating Details
8/24/2017MacquarieLower Price TargetOutperformGBX 1,800 -> GBX 1,700View Rating Details
8/24/2017Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetOutperformGBX 1,920 -> GBX 1,600View Rating Details
8/24/2017HSBC Holdings plcLower Price TargetBuyGBX 2,000 -> GBX 1,850View Rating Details
8/23/2017InvestecReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
8/23/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHoldGBX 1,594View Rating Details
8/22/2017Kepler Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,100View Rating Details
8/18/2017Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweightGBX 1,975 -> GBX 1,930View Rating Details
7/17/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHoldGBX 1,890 -> GBX 1,750View Rating Details
7/14/2017Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
4/28/2017BNP ParibasReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 2,150View Rating Details
4/27/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingAddGBX 1,975View Rating Details
3/6/2017Societe GeneraleReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,200View Rating Details
1/11/2017Berenberg BankBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 1,620 -> GBX 1,760View 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
(Data available from 9/21/2015 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: $125.93 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for Wpp Plc (LON WPP)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
8/23/2017GBX 22.701.55%10/5/201710/5/201711/6/2017
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
8/25/2017Jacques AigrainInsiderBuy4,000GBX 1,439£57,560
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
nasdaq.com logoWPP CEO Says Brexit Uncertainty Is Difficult for Business - Presented by: The Aol. On Network
www.nasdaq.com - September 20 at 11:05 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWpp Plc (WPP) Given Buy Rating at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 13 at 7:54 PM
msn.com logoMeltdown of U.K. PR Firm Pushes Peril of Risky Clients Into View
www.msn.com - September 13 at 4:18 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWpp Plc (WPP) PT Lowered to GBX 1,865
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 9 at 9:28 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWpp Plc (WPP) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 9 at 4:48 PM
seekingalpha.com logoWPP Invests $5 Million Gimlet Media For Podcasting Network - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - September 8 at 10:31 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo3 FTSE 100 Dividend Shares Looking Seriously Undervalued Right Now
finance.yahoo.com - September 8 at 10:31 AM
morningstar.co.uk logoWPP Buys Minority Stake In US Podcasting Firm Gimlet Media
www.morningstar.co.uk - September 7 at 11:21 AM
theglobeandmail.com logoMedia buying firm GroupM names CEO for Canada
www.theglobeandmail.com - September 7 at 11:21 AM
bloomberg.com logoPR Firm Bell Pottinger Seeks Buyer as Clients Flee Amid Crisis - Bloomberg
www.bloomberg.com - September 6 at 10:22 AM
bloomberg.com logoWPP-Backed Chime Cuts Ties With Bell Pottinger - Bloomberg
www.bloomberg.com - September 6 at 10:22 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWpp Plc (WPP) PT Lowered to GBX 1,697
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 4 at 9:22 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Sorrell and the ghost of conglomerates past
finance.yahoo.com - September 4 at 7:59 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] 'Bake Off' gives Channel 4 taste of success
finance.yahoo.com - August 30 at 4:08 PM
morningstar.co.uk logoDIRECTOR DEALINGS: WPP Non-Executives Buy After 2017 Outlook Lowered
www.morningstar.co.uk - August 29 at 9:49 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAd Giants Are Under Pressure to Streamline Complex Structures
finance.yahoo.com - August 29 at 9:49 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] ProSiebenSat.1: a turn off
finance.yahoo.com - August 29 at 9:49 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWpp Plc (WPP) Insider Jacques Aigrain Acquires 4,000 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 29 at 7:24 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWpp Plc (WPP) PT Lowered to GBX 1,850
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 28 at 12:56 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWpp Plc (WPP) Given New GBX 1,600 Price Target at Credit Suisse Group
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 28 at 12:56 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWpp Plc (WPP) Price Target Cut to GBX 1,700
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 27 at 11:36 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoJefferies Group LLC Trims Wpp Plc (WPP) Target Price to GBX 1,614
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 27 at 9:50 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWpp Plc (WPP) Given Overweight Rating at J P Morgan Chase & Co
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 27 at 8:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWpp Plc (WPP) Earns Overweight Rating from Barclays PLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 27 at 8:50 AM
wsj.com logoWPP Sounds a Warning Signal on Consumer-Ad Spending; Shares Sink - Wall Street Journal (subscription)
www.wsj.com - August 25 at 8:49 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of WPP.L earnings conference call or presentation 23-Aug-17 12:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - August 25 at 12:49 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWpp Plc (WPP) Given New GBX 1,600 Price Target at Beaufort Securities
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 24 at 10:34 AM
marketwatch.com logoWPP shares hammered by lowered guidance
www.marketwatch.com - August 24 at 5:09 AM
seekingalpha.com logoWPP PLC 2017 Q2 - Results - Earnings Call Slides
seekingalpha.com - August 24 at 5:09 AM
marketwatch.com logoFTSE 100 logs minuscule gain as weak pound offsets wider European selloff - MarketWatch
www.marketwatch.com - August 24 at 12:06 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of WPP.L earnings conference call or presentation 23-Aug-17 8:30am GMT
finance.yahoo.com - August 23 at 7:03 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoUS STOCKS-Wall St lower on Trump's threat of government shutdown
finance.yahoo.com - August 23 at 2:01 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] WPP's Sir Martin should find pay is no longer his Waterloo
finance.yahoo.com - August 23 at 2:01 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWpp Plc's (WPP) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Kepler Capital Markets
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 22 at 9:36 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo3 Reasons Why Investors Should Add WPP (WPPGY) Stock Now - Yahoo Finance
finance.yahoo.com - August 20 at 6:48 PM
bloomberg.com logoWho Won the Battle Over Executive Pay?
www.bloomberg.com - August 18 at 3:44 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWpp Plc (WPP) PT Lowered to GBX 1,930 at Morgan Stanley
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 18 at 6:22 AM
bloomberg.com logoEurope’s Old Media Forge Ad Pacts in Fight With Facebook, Google
www.bloomberg.com - August 17 at 9:22 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] UK executive pay: C-suite comrades
finance.yahoo.com - August 15 at 9:04 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWpp Plc (WPP) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 15 at 8:50 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] This Isn't An Advertisement: Time to Buy Shares in WPP
finance.yahoo.com - August 15 at 8:26 AM
nasdaq.com logoWPP's Grey Group Buys Majority Stake In Dubai-based Hug Digital - Quick Facts
www.nasdaq.com - August 14 at 8:28 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWpp Plc (LON:WPP) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Sunday
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 13 at 2:32 AM
businesswire.com logoAnalyzing the Advertising Industry in United States 2017 - Research ... - Business Wire (press release)
www.businesswire.com - August 9 at 9:15 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Footballers versus executives
finance.yahoo.com - August 5 at 8:37 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoCan Christopher Nolan’s ‘Dunkirk’ crack China’s market when it opens there Sept. 1?
finance.yahoo.com - August 5 at 8:37 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWpp Plc (LON:WPP) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Macquarie
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 1 at 11:08 AM
morningstar.co.uk logoWPP Invests In Virtual Reality Technology Firm Within Unlimited
www.morningstar.co.uk - July 27 at 9:35 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWpp Plc's (WPP) "Outperform" Rating Reiterated at Credit Suisse Group
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 23 at 9:26 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWpp Plc (WPP) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 21 at 8:46 PM

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