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Consumer ServicesMedia
  • Price (GBX)916.20
  • Today's Change-3.20 / -0.35%
  • Shares traded3.59m
  • 1 Year change-11.31%
  • Beta1.2285
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About the company

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.

  • Revenue in GBP (TTM)15.73bn
  • Net income in GBP695.60m
  • Incorporated2012
  • Employees134.28k
  • Location
    WPP PLCSea Containers House, 18 Upper GroundLONDON SE1 9GLUnited KingdomGBR
  • Phone+44 207 408 2204
  • Fax+44 207 493 6819
  • Websitehttps://www.wpp.com/
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Mergers & acquisitions

Acquired companyDeal statusDateDate /
Deal status
WPP:LSE since
announced
Transaction
value
AQuest SRLDeal completed04 Jul 201904 Jul 2019Deal completed-7.86%--
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Peer analysis

Key Information
CompanyRevenue (TTM)Net income (TTM)Market capEmployeesPrice/earnings (TTM)Price/book value (MRQ)Price/cash flow (TTM)Price/sales (TTM)EPS (excl. extraordinary items, TTM)EPS (incl. extraordinary items, TTM)Revenue per share (TTM)Book value per share (MRQ)Asset turnover (TTM)Inventory turnover (TTM)Receivables turnover (TTM)Revenues per employee (TTM)Return on avg assets (TTM)Return on avg assets (5 yr avg)Return on investment (TTM)Return on investment (5 yr avg)Gross margin (TTM)Gross margin
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Net profit margin (TTM)Net Profit margin
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Quick ratio (MRQ)Interest coverage (TTM)Total debt to capital (MRQ)Payout ratio
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(YOY change %)
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(YOY change %)
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Stroeer SE & Co KGaA1.42bn-7.50m3.39bn12.42k--6.6312.932.39-0.1391-0.139129.0110.480.549252.169.29131,375.000.1013.020.12564.0634.8232.980.1844.370.5769.320.7482134.4523.3420.53-114.93--24.6682.06
JCDecaux SA2.92bn223.00m4.24bn11.83k18.992.365.081.451.211.2115.909.790.44048.563.49286,064.402.482.463.353.3551.0635.125.634.780.49253.550.762655.553.956.3913.5319.435.933.86
Publicis Groupe SA8.71bn831.93m7.68bn73.85k9.061.295.630.88134.084.0842.8028.790.3798--1.07133,539.703.702.517.896.07----9.746.261.0226.000.486969.55-2.887.436.613.0210.4414.02
Edenred SA1.29bn238.19m9.04bn8.40k37.50--25.937.031.151.156.20-5.950.2070.48370.784177,338.704.214.2841.6864.7789.53--20.3418.590.7686165.671.8091.144.395.995.399.6812.930.7127
WPP PLC15.73bn695.60m11.60bn134.28k16.661.207.900.73780.55190.557712.487.630.460231.101.40117,110.402.274.404.288.6418.3831.264.939.680.926113.040.466950.56-1.287.20-34.462.425.6911.89
Data as of Oct 18 2019. Currency figures normalised to WPP PLC's reporting currency: UK Pound GBX

Institutional shareholders

24.56%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Harris Associates LPas of 18 Jul 201964.03m5.07%
Massachusetts Financial Services Co.as of 22 Jul 201962.68m4.97%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 31 Aug 201933.17m2.63%
Norges Bank Investment Managementas of 31 Dec 201825.15m1.99%
Schroder Investment Management Ltd.as of 31 Aug 201924.09m1.91%
Capital Research & Management Co. (World Investors)as of 30 Jun 201924.00m1.90%
Jupiter Asset Management Ltd.as of 30 Jun 201921.36m1.69%
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 03 Oct 201920.90m1.66%
First Eagle Investment Management LLCas of 30 Aug 201917.58m1.39%
Aberdeen Asset Investments Ltd.as of 11 Oct 201916.96m1.34%
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