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WPP plc (WPP)

Stock Price: $52.88 USD 1.22 (2.35%)
Updated December 4, 1:28 PM EST - Market open

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Key Info

Market Cap 12.96B
Revenue (ttm) 17.41B
Net Income (ttm) 944.61M
Shares Out 1.33B
EPS (ttm) 9.89
PE Ratio 5.35
Forward PE n/a
Dividend $1.30
Dividend Yield 2.46%

Stock Quote

Trading Day December 4
Last Price $52.88
Previous Close $51.66
Change ($) 1.22
Change (%) 2.35%
Day's Open 52.98
Day's Range 52.61 - 53.19
Day's Volume 84,683
52-Week Range 27.32 - 69.20

WPP Stock News

Business Wire - 2 weeks ago

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WPP (NYSE: WPP) and Anzu, an adtech startup specializing in integrating advertising into video games, today announced a partnership aimed at bringing commonly accept...

Business Wire - 2 weeks ago

NEW YORK & LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WPP (NYSE: WPP) today announces the launch of VMLY&R COMMERCE, a new end-to-end “Creative Commerce Company” combining the talent and scale of two thriving g...

Business Insider - 2 weeks ago

Hi! Welcome to the Insider Advertising daily for November 17. I'm Lauren Johnson, a senior advertising reporter at Business Insider. Subscribe here to get this newsletter in your inbox every w...

Business Insider - 3 weeks ago

Advertising giant WPP is merging its storied creative agency Grey Global Group with its digital advertising shop AKQA to form AKQA Group, with the Grey brand phasing out over time, per The Wal...

Business Wire - 3 weeks ago

LONDON & NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WPP's AKQA and Grey are uniting to form a new network model, AKQA Group. Grey is renowned for creative storytelling and global brand-building at scale, whil...

CNBC International TV - 1 month ago

'Total transformation' throughout 2020 as e-commerce targets expand for clients: WPP CEO

WPP CEO Mark Read discusses the company's Q3 performance along with its expansive outlook on future client digitization ahead.

Business Wire - 1 month ago

NEW YORK & LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WPP (NYSE: WPP) today reported its 2020 Third Quarter Trading Update. £ million ∆ reported1 ∆ LFL2 Third Quarter       Revenue 2,969 -9.8% -5.5% Revenue les...

Business Wire - 1 month ago

DEERFIELD, Ill. & LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Walgreens Boots Alliance (Nasdaq: WBA) has selected WPP (NYSE: WPP) as its global marketing and communications agency. WPP will work with WBA to impl...

Other stocks mentioned: WBA
GlobeNewsWire - 1 month ago

NEW YORK, Oct. 27, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ogilvy announced today that Kate Cronin has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Ogilvy Health. Effective immediately, Kate will be responsible...

Business Wire - 1 month ago

NEW YORK & LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WPP (NYSE: WPP) today announces the appointment of Dr. Ya-Qin Zhang to its Board as a Non-Executive Director with effect from 1 January 2021. A world-renown...

Business Wire - 1 month ago

NEW YORK & LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WPP (NYSE: WPP) today announces the appointment of Tom Ilube CBE to its Board as an independent Non-Executive Director with immediate effect. Tom is a techn...

Zacks Investment Research - 2 months ago

Is WPP plc (WPP ) a great pick from the value investor's perspective right now? Read on to know more.

Seeking Alpha - 2 months ago

WPP: Undervalued And Prepared For A Digital Future

Forbes - 2 months ago

Speaking to CNBC, Sorrell said that the boycott “wasn’t the right way to deal with Facebook.”

Other stocks mentioned: FB
CNBC - 2 months ago

Martin Sorrell, the founder of the world's largest advertising and PR group, said the Facebook advertising boycott only had a "little impact."

Business Wire - 3 months ago

NEW YORK & LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Zespri International Limited has selected an interdisciplinary team of WPP (NYSE: WPP) agencies as its global Agency of Record (AOR) to deliver its brand pr...

Business Wire - 3 months ago

MILAN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Whirlpool EMEA has selected WPP (NYSE: WPP) as its strategic communications partner across 29 EMEA countries, effective from January 2021. WPP will support Whirlpool MD...

Seeking Alpha - 3 months ago

WPP plc (WPP) CEO Mark Read on Q2 2020 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Other stocks mentioned: MARK
Business Wire - 3 months ago

NEW YORK & LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WPP (NYSE: WPP) today reported its 2020 Interim Results. Key figures – continuing operations £ million H1 2020 ∆ reported1 ∆ LFL2 H1 20193 Revenue 5,583 -12...

GlobeNewsWire - 4 months ago

NEW YORK, July 28, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ogilvy Health today announced industry-renowned creative lead Renata Florio has joined the agency as chief creative officer (CCO), where she will ...

Seeking Alpha - 5 months ago

Kiplinger Investing, offering "insights for investors" online, compiled a "Worlds Most Reliable" list of 99 in October, 2018. Data updated 6/25/20 showed 19 whose yields signaled a time to buy.

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Business Wire - 5 months ago

NEW YORK & LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity has today named WPP (NYSE:WPP) as holding company of the decade. Cannes Lions is the world’s leading e...

Business Wire - 5 months ago

NEW YORK & LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WPP (NYSE:WPP) has been named a Leader among Adobe Implementation Service Providers by Forrester Research, Inc., out of a field of the 12 most significant s...

CNBC International TV - 5 months ago

Coronavirus pandemic accelerating digitalization, WPP CEO says

WPP CEO Mark Read discusses the virtualization of the Cannes Lions festival and how markets are adjusting to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Business Wire - 5 months ago

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ecolab, a global leader in sanitization and disinfection services for leading multinational companies in the food, healthcare, hospitality and industrial sectors, ha...

Forbes - 5 months ago

Ad spending will drop a formidable 13% this year, but that's less than the 16% plunge recorded in 2009. TV is taking a hard hit, especially local.

Other stocks mentioned: CRTO, FLNT, IPG, MDCA, OMC
CNBC - 5 months ago

Though advertising has taken a whalloping in recent months as a result of the pandemic, a new forecast says the impact on U.S. ad spending won't be quite as dire as they were during the financ...

Other stocks mentioned: IPG
Seeking Alpha - 6 months ago

Will The New Normal Leave WPP Behind?

GlobeNewsWire - 6 months ago

NEW YORK, May 19, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ogilvy Health, one of Ogilvy’s three global practices ( www.ogilvy.com ), today announced Nelson Figueiredo, the agency’s VP, Director of Technolog...

CNBC - 7 months ago

But though there appeared to be some green shoots from the tech giants in the realm of advertising, companies warned impacts will be felt in the second quarter and, in some areas, beyond.

Other stocks mentioned: CRTO, FB, GOOG, GOOGL, OMC, TWTR
Reuters - 7 months ago

The COVID-19 pandemic is forcing the world's biggest advertising company WPP to accelerate its strategy of bringing its multiple agencies together to produce work more quickly for clients bat...

Reuters - 7 months ago

WPP , the world's biggest advertising company, said net sales fell 3.3% in the first quarter, with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic dragging it down by 7.9% in March alone, prompting it to ...

CNBC - 7 months ago

As the impact of the pandemic hits businesses and their ad spend, advertising holding companies are preparing for lessened demand and some are telling their employees to expect more staff cuts...

Other stocks mentioned: IPG, OMC, PUBGY
Bloomberg Technology - 7 months ago

WPP Can't Rule Out Job Cuts Amid Virus Pandemic, CEO Says

Apr.08 -- WPP Chief Executive Officer Mark Read says the company will protect as many jobs as possible during the coronavirus outbreak but admits "tougher measures" like job cuts can't be rule...

The Motley Fool - 8 months ago

COVID-19 wasn't a part of the plan, but WPP's move to solidify its business has set the company up well for the economic hit it's going to take.

CNBC Television - 8 months ago

WPP CEO Mark Read on how the coronavirus has affected the ad industry

Mark Read, CEO of WPP, joins "Squawk on the Street" to discuss how the coronavirus outbreak has affected the ad industry.

Reuters - 8 months ago

The world's biggest advertising company WPP has pulled its dividend and share buyback and withdrawn its 2020 guidance after the coronavirus pandemic sparked the most uncertain time in its 35-...

CNBC - 8 months ago

The world's largest advertising group pulled its dividend and share buyback and withdrew guidance for 2020 on Tuesday, after clients cancelled marketing booked with the company due to the coro...

Reuters - 8 months ago

WPP , the world's biggest advertising company, said it was pulling its dividend and share buyback, and withdrawing its guidance for 2020 after it saw an increasing number of cancelations from ...

GlobeNewsWire - 8 months ago

NEW YORK, March 10, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ogilvy Health, part of Ogilvy ( www.ogilvy.com ), today announced the promotion of Ripal R. Patel from SVP, Client Financial Services to Chief Fi...

Seeking Alpha - 9 months ago

WPP plc (WPP) CEO Mark Read on Q4 2019 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Reuters - 9 months ago

WPP shares plunged to their lowest level in nearly eight years on Thursday after a sharp slowdown in fourth-quarter trading derailed the latest recovery attempt at the world's biggest adverti...

Reuters - 9 months ago

WPP , the world's biggest advertising company, reported a sharp slowdown in its final quarter of the year on Thursday and said it did not expect any improvement in 2020, hammering its shares o...

The Motley Fool - 10 months ago

The advertising agency continues to face challenges to its traditional business model.

The Motley Fool - 10 months ago

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Seeking Alpha - 10 months ago

WPP's Turnaround Is Taking Shape Nicely, Time To Buy

The Motley Fool - 11 months ago

Investors love fat yields, but there's more to picking a good dividend stock. Here are three that may not be on your radar -- but should be.

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The Motley Fool - 11 months ago

Looking for sizable payouts with a side of dividend safety? This trio is worth taking a look at, even though they are all out of favor today.

Other stocks mentioned: SPG, CVX
GlobeNewsWire - 1 year ago

NEW YORK, Nov. 19, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ogilvy Health, part of Ogilvy (www.ogilvy.com), today announced Toby Trygg, has rejoined the Ogilvy network as Executive Creative Director, where ...

Reuters - 1 year ago

Advertising group WPP will consider making acquisitions to bolster its capabilities in faster growing segments such as technology and commerce after selling a majority stake in its research a...

About WPP

WPP plc, a creative transformation company, provides communications, experience, commerce, and technology services in North America, the United Kingdom, Western Continental Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America, Africa, Middle East, and Central and Eastern Europe. The company operates through three segments: Global Integrated Agencies, Public Relations, and Specialist Agencies. It engages in the business of planning and creation of marketing and branding campaigns; designs advertisements across all media; and provides media buying services includ... [Read more...]

Industry
Advertising Agencies
Founded
1985
Employees
101,000
Stock Exchange
NYSE
Ticker Symbol
WPP
Full Company Profile

Financial Performance

In 2019, WPP plc's revenue was 13.23 billion, an increase of 1.44% compared to the previous year's 13.05 billion. Earnings were 717.90 million, a decrease of -36.99%.

Financial numbers in millions GBP.
Financial Statements

Analyst Forecasts

The average 12-month stock price forecast for WPP plc is 35.05, which is a decrease of -33.71% from the latest price.

Price Target
$35.05
(-33.71% downside)