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WPP 1423p 9.0  0.6%
5:08pm 1.000k

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Last ex-div: 5th Oct, paid: 6th Nov more... Dividends
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: For the six months ended 30 June 2017, WPP PLC revenues increased 13% to £7.4B. Net income increased from £245.8M to £596.1M. Revenues reflect Advertising and Media Investment Management segment increase of 18% to £3.49B, Branding and Identity, Healthcare and Specialist Comm. segment increase of 11% to £2.02B, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Africa & Middle East segment increase of 18% to £2.16B, North America segment increase of 13% to £2.77B. more »

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Broker Forecasts
31st Dec 2017
31st Dec 2018

Price Target: 17.7
(+25.01% above Price)
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Est. Long Term Growth Rate: +6.9% (£) (p) (p) (£) (p) (p)
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Recommendation:Strong SellSellHoldBuyStrong Buy
No. of Analysts: 1 1 9 12 7

Named Brokers and Analysts
Bank of America Merrill Lynch Daniel Kerven , Deutsche Bank Equity Research Chris Collett , Wedbush Securities Inc. , Jefferies Tamsin Garrity , HSBC Olivier Moral , Credit Suisse , Morgan Stanley Patrick Wellington , Citi Thomas Singlehurst, CFA , BMO Capital Markets Daniel Salmon , BERNSTEIN Claudio Aspesi , Investec Bank (UK) Plc Steve Liechti , Wells Fargo Securities, LLC Peter Stabler , Goldman Sachs Research Lisa Yang , UBS Equities , Nomura Securities , Numis Securities Paul Richards , Natixis Jerome Bodin , Edison Investment Research , Exane BNP Paribas Charles Bedouelle , Macquarie Research Timothy Nollen , Societe Generale , JPMorgan Marcus Diebel , Berenberg Sarah Simon , Oddo Securities Bruno Hareng , Stockdale Securities , Jyske Bank Rune Dinesen , Kepler Cheuvreux Conor O'Shea, CFA , Barclays JULIEN ROCH , Shore Capital Stockbrokers Roderick Davidson , MainFirst Bank AG Jean-Baptiste Sergeant , Morningstar, Inc. Ali Mogharabi , Pivotal Research Group Brian Wieser , Day by Day Valérie GASTALDY , EVERCORE ISI , Liberum Ian Whittaker , Alphavalue Véronique Cabioc'h , Beaufort Securities Ben Maitland ,

Profile Summary

WPP plc (WPP) is a holding company engaged in providing communications services. The Company comprises companies in a range of disciplines, which include advertising, media investment management; data investment management; public relations and public affairs; branding and identity; healthcare communications; direct, digital, promotion and relationship marketing, and specialist communications. 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 Company has operations in over 110 countries. The Company offers global, national and specialist advertising services from a range of international and specialist agencies, which include Bates CHI&Partners, Grey, JWT, Ogilvy & Mather Advertising and Y&R. It provides media planning and buying, and specialist sponsorship and branded entertainment services from GroupM companies.

Directors: Martin Sorrell (CEO) 72, Paul Richardson (FID) 59, Marie Capes (SEC) , Roberto Quarta (NEC) 67, Jacques Aigrain (NED) 62, Tarek Farahat (NED) 52, John Hood (NED) 65, Daniela Riccardi (NED) 57,

No. of Employees: 198,000 No. of Shareholders: 13,388

Last Annual December 31st, 2016
Last Interim June 30th, 2017
Incorporated October 25, 2012
Public Since January 2, 2013
Shares in Issue 1,265,702,191
Free Float 1.22bn (96.2%)

WPP Share Price Performance WPPQuote
9.0  0.6%
Traded 5:08pm · Minimum 15 min delayed · NMS: 1.000k

Latest WPP News Announcements (delayed)

Upcoming WPP Events
Thursday 5th October, 2017
Dividend For WPPGY
Thursday 5th October, 2017
Dividend For WPP
Monday 23rd October, 2017 (estimate)
Q3 2017 WPP PLC Trading Statement Release
Thursday 1st March, 2018 (estimate)
Full Year 2017 WPP PLC Earnings Release

Recent ↓
Tuesday 12th September, 2017
WPP PLC at Goldman Sachs Communacopia Conference
Wednesday 23rd August, 2017
Half Year 2017 WPP PLC Earnings Call
Wednesday 23rd August, 2017
Half Year 2017 WPP PLC Earnings Presentation
Wednesday 23rd August, 2017
Half Year 2017 WPP PLC Earnings Release
Thursday 8th June, 2017
Dividend For WPP
Wednesday 7th June, 2017
Dividend For WPPGY
Wednesday 7th June, 2017
WPP PLC Annual Shareholders Meeting
Wednesday 7th June, 2017
WPP PLC AGM Trading Update
Thursday 1st June, 2017
WPP PLC at Berenberg TMT Conference
Thursday 27th April, 2017
Q1 2017 WPP PLC Trading Statement Call
Thursday 27th April, 2017
Q1 2017 WPP PLC Trading Statement Presentation
Thursday 27th April, 2017
Q1 2017 WPP PLC Trading Statement Release
Tuesday 7th March, 2017
WPP PLC at Deutsche Bank Media, Internet and Telecom Conference
Friday 3rd March, 2017
Full Year 2016 WPP PLC Earnings Call
Friday 3rd March, 2017
Full Year 2016 WPP PLC Earnings Presentation
Friday 3rd March, 2017
Full Year 2016 WPP PLC Earnings Release
Wednesday 4th January, 2017
WPP PLC at Citi Internet, Media & Telecommunications Conference
Tuesday 6th December, 2016
WPP PLC at UBS Global Media and Communications Conference
Thursday 1st December, 2016
WPP PLC Investor Briefing
Wednesday 16th November, 2016
WPP PLC at Morgan Stanley European Technology, Media & Telecom Conference

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