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: £20.27 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,266,996,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,635.45
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 1,737.96
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 1,531 - GBX 1,928.07
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 14.81
  • P/E Growth: 1.57
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £14.39 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.41
  • Book Value: GBX 7.36 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.17
Dividend:
  • Dividend Yield: 4.7%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: £2.54 billion
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 4.41 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 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 is Thursday, June 8th. This is a boost from Wpp Plc's previous dividend of $19.55. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View Wpp Plc's Dividend History.

When will Wpp Plc make its next earnings announcement?

Wpp Plc is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August, 22nd 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Wpp Plc.

Where is Wpp Plc's stock going? Where will Wpp Plc's stock price be in 2017?

21 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Wpp Plc's shares. Their predictions range from GBX 1,650 to GBX 2,200. On average, they expect Wpp Plc's stock price to reach GBX 1,943.75 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 1,600.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Wpp Plc (LON WPP)
Community Ranking:  3.6 out of 5 (  )
Outperform Votes:  811 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  311 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,122
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: 7 Hold Ratings, 14 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.67)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 1,943.75

Analysts' Ratings History for Wpp Plc (LON:WPP)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
7/21/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
7/18/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Lower Price TargetBuyGBX 2,090 -> GBX 1,995View Rating Details
7/18/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoLower Price TargetOverweightGBX 1,969 -> GBX 1,900View Rating Details
7/17/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHoldGBX 1,890 -> GBX 1,750View Rating Details
7/17/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,000View Rating Details
7/14/2017Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
7/11/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,000View Rating Details
7/7/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 2,025View Rating Details
6/27/2017Shore CapitalDowngradeHoldView Rating Details
6/12/2017MacquarieReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 2,000View Rating Details
4/28/2017HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,000View Rating Details
4/28/2017BNP ParibasReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 2,150View Rating Details
4/28/2017Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyGBX 2,075View Rating Details
4/27/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingAddGBX 1,975View Rating Details
3/30/2017Morgan StanleyUpgradeOverweightGBX 1,900 -> GBX 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
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
(Data available from 7/23/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Wpp Plc (LON:WPP)
Earnings by Quarter for Wpp Plc (LON:WPP)
Earnings History by Quarter for Wpp Plc (LON WPP)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/20/2017N/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Wpp Plc (LON:WPP)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $125.99 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)
Source:
DateHeadline
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
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] New ITV chief faces ad slide and digital threat
finance.yahoo.com - July 18 at 10:04 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWpp Plc (LON:WPP) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Citigroup Inc.
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 16 at 10:34 AM
bloomberg.com logoWPP CEO Sees Forces to Challenge Google, Facebook - Bloomberg
www.bloomberg.com - July 15 at 9:40 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWPP CEO Sees Forces to Challenge Google, Facebook
finance.yahoo.com - July 14 at 10:01 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBarclays PLC Reaffirms Overweight Rating for Wpp Plc (WPP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 8 at 10:04 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Companies must quickly count the cost of cyber crime
finance.yahoo.com - July 7 at 3:24 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Maersk, WPP and FedEx still struggling with cyber attack fallout
finance.yahoo.com - July 5 at 11:37 AM
streetinsider.com logoForm 6-K WPP plc For: Jun 28 - StreetInsider.com
www.streetinsider.com - June 29 at 8:40 PM
nasdaq.com logoWPP Says Continuing To Face Some Disruption After Cyber Attack - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - June 29 at 8:40 PM
bloomberg.com logoWPP Tells Employees to Turn Off Computers After Cyber Attack - Bloomberg
www.bloomberg.com - June 29 at 8:40 PM
morningstar.co.uk logoWPP Says Making "Steady Progress" In Restoring Services After 'Petya'
www.morningstar.co.uk - June 29 at 3:39 PM
marketwatch.com logoWPP still experiencing disruption of cyber attack
www.marketwatch.com - June 29 at 3:38 PM
marketwatch.com logoWPP working to return to normal after cyberattack
www.marketwatch.com - June 29 at 8:04 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWpp Plc (WPP) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 26 at 8:12 PM
seekingalpha.com logoUnilever And WPP Take Stakes In Celtra For Creative AdTech - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - June 24 at 7:57 AM
seekingalpha.com logoWPP Takes Minority Stake In Mic Network - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - June 24 at 7:57 AM
morningstar.co.uk logoTOP NEWS: WPP Takes Part in USD15.0 Million Financing Round In Celtra
www.morningstar.co.uk - June 22 at 2:45 PM
bloomberg.com logoBrexit Economy Hits U.K. Ad Spending
www.bloomberg.com - June 22 at 2:45 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWPP's Martin Sorrell Says Whole Foods Deal Could Up Amazon's Ad Game
finance.yahoo.com - June 22 at 2:45 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] British business on Brexit: what companies said
finance.yahoo.com - June 20 at 9:20 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Vice's $5.7bn valuation reflects lofty ambitions for media brand
finance.yahoo.com - June 20 at 9:20 AM
marketwatch.com logoWPP execs from collapsed Maxus move to Essence
www.marketwatch.com - June 16 at 2:13 AM
wsj.com logoWPP Moves Maxus Executives to Essence
www.wsj.com - June 15 at 4:07 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBusiness confidence plummets as political crisis grips Britain
finance.yahoo.com - June 12 at 8:11 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWpp Plc (WPP) Earns "Outperform" Rating from Macquarie
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 12 at 6:58 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoMacquarie Reaffirms "Outperform" Rating for Wpp Plc (WPP)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 11 at 5:56 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWpp Plc (WPP) Given "Buy" Rating at Shore Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 8 at 8:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWpp Plc (WPP) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by JPMorgan Chase & Co.
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 8 at 7:13 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Tech world's 'fearsome five' top most valuable brands list
finance.yahoo.com - June 6 at 2:36 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWPP Plc :WPP-GB: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : June 2, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 3 at 2:23 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWPP Plc :WPP-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended December 31, 2016 : June 2, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 3 at 2:23 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoIs WPP plc a Great Stock for Value Investors?
finance.yahoo.com - May 31 at 11:24 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoWpp Plc (WPP) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 30 at 8:33 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWpp Plc's (WPP) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 27 at 8:52 PM
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

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