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WPP

WPP 811.2p -4.6  -0.6%
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Last ex-div: 4th Oct, paid: 5th Nov more... Dividends
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: For the six months ended 30 June 2018, WPP PLC revenues decreased 2% to £7.49B. Net income increased 13% to £672.4M. Revenues reflect Advertising and Media Investment Management segment decrease of 4% to £3.44B, Data Investment Management segment decrease of 6% to £1.24B, North America segment decrease of 8% to £2.6B, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Africa & Middle East segment decrease of 3% to £2.19B. more »

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31st Dec 2018
31st Dec 2019

Price Target: 10.9
(+33.91% above Price)
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Est. Long Term Growth Rate: -6.1% (£) (p) (p) (£) (p) (p)
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Broker Recommendations for WPP
Recommendation:Strong SellSellHoldBuyStrong Buy
No. of Analysts: 2 1 15 4 5

Named Brokers and Analysts
Bank of America Merrill Lynch Daniel Kerven , Deutsche Bank Chris Collett , Wedbush Securities Inc. , Jefferies , HSBC Olivier Moral , Credit Suisse - North America , Morgan Stanley Patrick Wellington , Citi Thomas Singlehurst , BMO Capital Markets Daniel Salmon , Investec Bank (UK) Plc , Wells Fargo Securities, LLC Peter Stabler , Goldman Sachs Research Lisa Yang , UBS Equities , Numis Securities Steve Liechti , Natixis , Exane BNP Paribas , Macquarie Research Timothy Nollen , Societe Generale Simon Baker , JPMorgan Daniel Kerven , Berenberg Alastair Reid , ODDO BHF Jerome Bodin , Stockdale Securities , 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 (Historical) , MoffettNathanson LLC Michael Nathanson , The Analyst Mark Hiley , Invest Securities Claire Barbaret , Huber Research Partners Douglas Arthur ,

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: Roberto Quarta (CHM) 68, Mark Read (CEO) 51, Paul Richardson (FID) 60, Andrew Scott (COO) , Marie Capes (SEC) , Jacques Aigrain (NED) 63, Tarek Farahat (NED) 53, John Hood (NED) 66, Daniela Riccardi (NED) 58, Sally Susman (NED) 56,

No. of Employees: 134,413 No. of Shareholders: n/a


Last Annual December 31st, 2017
Last Interim June 30th, 2018
Incorporated October 25, 2012
Public Since January 2, 2013
Shares in Issue 1,261,821,064
Free Float 1.22bn (96.4%)

WPP Share Price Performance WPPQuote
811.2p
-4.6  -0.6%
Traded 1:55pm · Minimum 15 min delayed · NMS: 1.000k

Latest WPP News Announcements (delayed)

Upcoming WPP Events
Tuesday 11th December, 2018
WPP PLC Strategy Update for Investors and Analysts
Wednesday 27th February, 2019 (estimate)
Full Year 2018 WPP PLC Earnings Release

Recent ↓
Monday 3rd December, 2018
WPP PLC at Berenberg European Conference
Thursday 15th November, 2018
WPP PLC at Morgan Stanley TMT Conference
Thursday 25th October, 2018
Q3 2018 WPP PLC Trading Statement Call (Afternoon)
Thursday 25th October, 2018
Q3 2018 WPP PLC Trading Statement Call (Morning)
Thursday 25th October, 2018
Q3 2018 WPP PLC Trading Statement Release
Thursday 4th October, 2018
Dividend For WPP.L
Thursday 4th October, 2018
Dividend For WPP.N
Thursday 13th September, 2018
WPP PLC at Goldman Sachs Communacopia Conference
Tuesday 4th September, 2018
Half Year 2018 WPP PLC Earnings Call
Tuesday 4th September, 2018
Half Year 2018 WPP PLC Earnings Presentation
Tuesday 4th September, 2018
Half Year 2018 WPP PLC Earnings Release
Thursday 14th June, 2018
Dividend For WPP.L
Thursday 14th June, 2018
Dividend For WPP.N
Wednesday 13th June, 2018
WPP PLC Annual Shareholders Meeting
Wednesday 13th June, 2018
WPP PLC AGM Trading Update Release
Wednesday 23rd May, 2018
WPP PLC at Berenberg USA Conference
Monday 30th April, 2018
Q1 2018 WPP PLC Trading Statement Call
Monday 30th April, 2018
Q1 2018 WPP PLC Trading Statement Presentation
Monday 30th April, 2018
Q1 2018 WPP PLC Trading Statement Release
Monday 5th March, 2018
WPP PLC at Deutsche Bank Media, Telecom and Business Services Conference


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