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WPP - WPP Share Price

599.6p -28.4  -4.5%

Last Trade - 18/09/20

Sector
Consumer Cyclicals
Size
Large Cap
Market Cap £7.35bn
Enterprise Value £12.79bn
Revenue £11.20bn
Position in Universe 120th / 1807
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Financial Summary
Year End 31st Dec 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020E 2021E CAGR / Avg
11,529 12,235 14,389 15,804 13,047 13,234 10,300 10,589 +2.8%
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FINANCIAL BRIEF: : For the six months ended 30 June 2020, WPP PLC revenues decreased 12% to £5.58B. Net loss before extraordinary items totaled £2.63B vs. income of £269.2M. Revenues reflect Global Integrated Agencies segment decrease of 13% to £4.25B, Specialist Agencies segment decrease of 13% to £886.7M, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Africa & Middle East segment decrease of 17% to £1.56B, Continental Europe segment decrease of 14% to £1.09B.
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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; Branding consulting, Health and wellness and Specialist Communications. The Company has operations in over 112 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.

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Last Annual December 31st, 2019
Last Interim June 30th, 2020
Incorporated October 25, 2012
Public Since January 2, 2013
No. of Shareholders: n/a
No. of Employees: 106,786
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Upcoming Events for WPP
Thursday 8th October, 2020
Dividend For WPP.L - 10.0000 GBX
Thursday 8th October, 2020
Dividend For WPP.N - 0.6594 USD
Friday 23rd October, 2020 Estimate
WPP PLC Annual Shareholders Meeting
Thursday 25th February, 2021 Estimate
Full Year 2020 WPP PLC Earnings Release
Frequently Asked Questions for WPP
What is the WPP share price?

As of 18/09/20, shares in WPP are trading at 599.6p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £7.35bn. This share price information is delayed by 15 minutes.

How has the WPP share price performed this year?

Shares in WPP are currently trading at 599.6p and the price has moved by -40.63% over the past 365 days. In terms of relative price strength - which takes into account the overall market trend - the WPP price has moved by -29% over the past year.

What are the analyst and broker recommendations for WPP?

Of the analysts with advisory recommendations for WPP, there are there are currently 3 "buy" , 8 "hold" and 1 "sell" recommendations. The overall consensus recommendation for WPP is Hold. You can view the full broker recommendation list by unlocking its StockReport.

When will WPP next release its financial results?

WPP is scheduled to issue upcoming financial results on the following dates:

Interim results are scheduled for: 2021-06-30
What is the WPP dividend yield?

The WPP dividend yield is 1.67% based on the trailing twelve month period.

Does WPP pay a dividend?

Last year, WPP paid a total dividend of 0.1, and it currently has a trailing dividend yield of 1.67%. Looking ahead, shares in WPP are due to go ex-dividend on 2020-10-08 and the next dividend pay date is 2020-11-06.

When does WPP next pay dividends?

WPP are due to go ex-dividend on 2020-10-08 and the next dividend pay date is 2020-11-06. The historic dividend yield on WPP shares is currently 1.67%.

How do I buy WPP shares?

To buy shares in WPP you'll need a share-dealing account with an online or offline stock broker. Once you have opened your account and transferred funds into it, you'll be able to search and select shares to buy and sell. You can use Stockopedia’s share research software to help you find the the kinds of shares that suit your investment strategy and objectives.

What is the market cap of WPP?

Shares in WPP are currently trading at 599.6p, giving the company a market capitalisation of £7.35bn.

Where are WPP shares listed? Where are WPP shares listed?

Here are the trading details for WPP:

Country of listing: United Kingdom
Exchange: LSE
Ticker Symbol: WPP
What kind of share is WPP?

Based on an overall assessment of its quality, value and momentum, WPP is currently classified as a Style Neutral. The classification is based on a composite score that examines a wide range of fundamental and technical measures. Stock are classified on the the following spectrum: Super Stocks, High Flyers, Contrarians, Turnarounds, Neutral, Value Traps, Momentum Traps, Falling Stars, and Sucker Stocks. For more information, learn about our StockRank Styles.

Is there a WPP share price forecast 2020?

Shares in WPP are currently priced at 599.6p. At that level they are trading at 22.46% discount to the analyst consensus target price of 773.28.

Analysts covering WPP currently have a consensus Earnings Per Share (EPS) forecast of 0.55576 for the next financial year.

How can I tell whether the WPP share price will go up?

An important predictor of whether a stock price will go up is its track record of momentum. Price trends tend to persist, so it's worth looking at them when it comes to a share like WPP. Over the past six months, the relative strength of its shares against the market has been -1.69%. At the current price of 599.6p, shares in WPP are trading at -17.03% against their 200 day moving average. You can read more about the power of momentum in assessing share price movements on Stockopedia.

What is the WPP PE Ratio?

We were not able to find PE ratio data for WPP.

Who are the key directors of WPP?

WPP's management team is headed by:

Mark Read - CEO
Jacques Aigrain - NID
Roberto Quarta - CHM
Tarek Farahat - NID
Cindy Rose - NID
John Rogers - CFO
Sandrine Dufour - NID
Ajaz Ahmed - CEX
Stephen Allan - CEX
Jon Cook - CEX
Mel Edwards - CEX
Nick Emery - CEX
Richard Glasson - CEX
Michael Houston - CEX
Angela J Ahrendts - NED
Who are the major shareholders of WPP?

Here are the top five shareholders of WPP based on the size of their shareholding:

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company, N.A. Investment Advisor
Percentage owned: 7.6% (93.1m shares)
Harris Associates L.P. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 5.02% (61.5m shares)
MFS Investment Management Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 3.96% (48.5m shares)
The Vanguard Group, Inc. Investment Advisor/Hedge Fund
Percentage owned: 3.6% (44.1m shares)
Oakmark International Fund Mutual Fund
Percentage owned: 3.05% (37.3m shares)
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