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Current Price 805.00p Bid 805.00p Ask 805.20p Change 0.00%
Last Updated: 26/03/2019 04:16. Prices delayed by at least 15 minutes.
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Company Overview

WPP plc is the world's largest communications services group with billings of US$74 billion and revenues of over US$19 billion. Through its operating companies, the Group provides a comprehensive range of advertising and marketing services including: advertising & media investment management; data investment management; public relations & public affairs; branding & identity; healthcare communications; digital, eCommerce and shopper marketing; and specialist communications. The company employs over 200,000 people (including associates and investments) in over 3,000 offices across 112 countries.

Financial Highlights Year Ended 31/12/2017

Turnover
£15,265.40m
Operating Profit
£1,908.20m
Dividend Yield
7.04
Dividend Per Share
60.00
Dividend Cover
2.40
P/E Ratio
5.92

Key Personnel

Mark Julian Read
Chief Executive Officer
Paul Winston George Richardson
Finance Director
Roberto Quarta
Non-Executive Chairman
Jacques Alfred Gilbert Aigrain
Non-Executive Director
Tarek Farahat
Non-Executive Director
Dr John Antony Hood
Non-Executive Director
Daniela Riccardi
Non-Executive Director
Li Ruigang
Non-Executive Director
Nicole Seligman
Non-Executive Director
Timothy Shriver
Non-Executive Director
Sally Susman
Non-Executive Director
Solomon Dennis Trujillo
Non-Executive Director

Stock Details

EPIC
WPP
ISIN
JE00B8KF9B49
Shares in Issue
1,261,823,674
Market cap
£10,753.26m
Sector

Analyst Views (11)

Strong Buy
 
36.36%
Buy
 
0.00%
Hold
 
63.64%
Sell
 
0.00%
Strong Sell
 
0.00%
The above information represents a selection of the views published in the last 120 days by analysts. It is subject to change without notice and doesn't reflect view held by Redmayne Bentley and is not advice.

Price Summary

Mid Price
0.00p
Bid Price
805.00p
Ask Price
805.20p
Volume
0
Change Today
0.00p
% Change Today
0.00%
Open
0.00p
Previous Close
805.00p
Intraday High
0.00p
Intraday Low
0.00p
52 Week High
1375.50p
52 Week Low
791.00p
52 week high and low figures quoted above are calculated from intraday price data.

Intra-Day Chart

WPP Group Intra-day Chart

WPP Group News

News in this section is provided by AJ Bell

Broker Forecast - Goldman Sachs issues a broker note on WPP Group PLC 25 Mar 2019 | 12:20 Director Deals - WPP Group PLC (WPP) 14 Mar 2019 | 15:05 Director Deals - WPP Group PLC (WPP) 14 Mar 2019 | 15:05 WPP adds head of Microsoft UK to its board 12 Mar 2019 | 07:06 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on WPP Group PLC 05 Mar 2019 | 10:10 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on WPP Group PLC 04 Mar 2019 | 13:20 Broker Forecast - Credit Suisse issues a broker note on WPP Group PLC 04 Mar 2019 | 10:30 World stock markets gain momentum despite weak US manufacturing data 01 Mar 2019 | 16:57 Chinese manufacturing figures and WPP results lift FTSE 100 01 Mar 2019 | 11:50 UK stocks open 0.6% higher as pound pares gains 01 Mar 2019 | 09:09 WPP profit slumps 40% on lower sales, writedowns 01 Mar 2019 | 07:25 Broker Forecast - Liberum Capital issues a broker note on WPP Group PLC 28 Feb 2019 | 08:00 Broker Forecast - UBS issues a broker note on WPP Group PLC 27 Feb 2019 | 10:10 Broker Forecast - Shore Capital issues a broker note on WPP Group PLC 25 Feb 2019 | 08:50 Broker Forecast - HSBC issues a broker note on WPP Group PLC 30 Jan 2019 | 10:50 Broker Forecast - Goldman Sachs issues a broker note on WPP Group PLC 14 Jan 2019 | 13:50 Broker Forecast - Kepler Cheuvreux issues a broker note on WPP Group PLC 12 Dec 2018 | 10:50 Broker Forecast - Barclays Capital issues a broker note on WPP Group PLC 12 Dec 2018 | 10:00 FTSE rises as China ponders tariff cuts 11 Dec 2018 | 16:49 FTSE 100 gathers steam as pound claws back some losses 11 Dec 2018 | 11:57 UK stocks open 0.3% higher amid heightened Brexit uncertainty 11 Dec 2018 | 09:09 WPP to incur £300m of restructuring costs over next three years 11 Dec 2018 | 07:12 Broker Forecast - Deutsche Bank issues a broker note on WPP Group PLC 20 Nov 2018 | 14:10 Director Deals - WPP Group PLC (WPP) 16 Nov 2018 | 10:30 Broker Forecast - JP Morgan Cazenove issues a broker note on WPP Group PLC 06 Nov 2018 | 10:30 Broker Forecast - Morgan Stanley issues a broker note on WPP Group PLC 29 Oct 2018 | 11:20 Broker Forecast - UBS issues a broker note on WPP Group PLC 26 Oct 2018 | 11:20 Broker Forecast - Deutsche Bank issues a broker note on WPP Group PLC 26 Oct 2018 | 08:40 Global equities bounce back from sell-off 25 Oct 2018 | 16:46 Calm returns to markets for now 25 Oct 2018 | 11:57

Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Tangible Assets
979.5
968.7
Intangible Assets & Goodwill
14,971.3
15,431.6
Investments & Other Non-Current Assets
2,555.2
2,725.0
Total Non-Current Assets
18,506.0
19,125.3
Inventory
424.3
400.4
Trade & Receivables
12,112.3
12,374.5
Cash & Receivables
2,391.4
2,436.9
Other Current Assets & Assets Held for Resale
234.7
231.2
Total Assets
33,668.7
34,568.3

Liabilities (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Short Term Liabilities
15,514.5
16,765.2
Long Term Liabilities
8,192.2
8,035.5
Other Liabilities / Pension etc
0.0
0.0
Total Liabilities
23,706.7
24,800.7

Net Assets (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Net Assets
9,962.0
9,767.6

Equity (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Share Capital
133.3
133.2
Minority Interests
468.8
443.1
Retained Earnings
9,200.8
8,405.9
Share Premium Account
568.5
562.2
Other Equity
-409.4
223.2
Total Equity
9,962.0
9,767.6

Cashflow (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Cashflow from Operating Activities
1,408.1
1,773.8
Cashflow Before Financing
908.4
857.6
Increase / Decrease in Cash
122.8
-335.9

Income (£m)

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Reporting Date
31 Dec 2017
31 Dec 2016
Turnover
15,265.4
14,388.9
Cost of Sales
12,090.2
1,991.1
Gross Profit
3,175.2
12,397.8
Operating Profit
1,908.2
2,063.1
Pre-Tax Profit
2,109.3
1,890.5
Profit / Loss for the Year
1,912.3
1,501.6

Dividend History

Data has been provided by AJ Bell

Period
Ex-Dividend Date
Payment Date
H1 Dividend
04 Oct 2018
05 Nov 2018
H2 Dividend
14 Jun 2018
09 Jul 2018
H1 Dividend
05 Oct 2017
06 Nov 2017
H2 Dividend
08 Jun 2017
03 Jul 2017
H1 Dividend
06 Oct 2016
07 Nov 2016
H2 Dividend
09 Jun 2016
04 Jul 2016
H1 Dividend
08 Oct 2015
09 Nov 2015
H2 Dividend
04 Jun 2015
06 Jul 2015
H1 Dividend
08 Oct 2014
10 Nov 2014
H2 Dividend
04 Jun 2014
07 Jul 2014
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