Consumer ServicesMedia
  • Price (GBX)986.80
  • Today's Change-20.70 / -2.05%
  • Shares traded548.55k
  • 1 Year change+54.00%
  • Beta1.6195
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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; 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.

  • Revenue in GBP (TTM)12.00bn
  • Net income in GBP-2.97bn
  • Incorporated2012
  • Employees99.83k
  • 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
DTI Sistemas LtdaDeal completed10 Feb 202110 Feb 2021Deal completed20.64%--
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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
(5 yr avg)
Net profit margin (TTM)Net Profit margin
(5 yr avg)
Quick ratio (MRQ)Interest coverage (TTM)Total debt to capital (MRQ)Payout ratio
(5 yr avg)
(YOY change %)
(5 yr growth rate)
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(YOY change %)
Net income
(5 yr growth rate)
Capital expenditure
(5 yr growth rate)
(5 yr growth rate)
S4 Capital PLC342.69m-3.93m3.32bn3.25k--4.60100.459.70-0.0077-0.00770.69471.320.3542--2.29105,539.60-0.4061---0.5387--86.14---1.15----4.460.1372--59.29--60.87------
Stroeer SE & Co KGaA1.19bn-177.07k3.38bn10.00k--8.6210.612.85-0.01640.035824.338.090.473948.807.81138,537.000.48753.770.63795.0733.3934.611.036.250.42971.670.7825---9.3611.85-63.58-9.294.93--
Mail Ru Group Ltd1.06bn-142.26m3.89bn6.30k--2.16239.743.67-0.8819-0.88196.6410.470.3916--8.06234,313.20-5.340.3425-6.570.391870.2673.53-13.641.04--0.22110.25490.004.4821.49-211.96--33.00--
JCDecaux SA1.80bn-517.18m4.51bn9.76k--3.316.382.51-2.84-2.849.877.490.20893.472.44215,143.40-6.12-0.1565-8.36-0.213571.3053.14-29.30-0.41070.9129-1.870.8129130.78-39.79-5.64-327.72--0.9207--
Edenred SA1.25bn203.59m10.73bn8.83k51.93--32.108.570.96830.96835.97-,836.502.903.9315.0231.6190.1789.3518.1619.720.8948227.501.5274.94-9.906.51-23.726.1012.78-2.24
Publicis Groupe SA9.23bn492.71m11.65bn79.05k23.251.889.021.262.362.3644.5929.250.3435--0.9974136,468.901.821.994.074.65----5.305.250.88786.170.481680.50-1.942.36-31.51-8.56-6.284.56
WPP PLC12.00bn-2.97bn12.09bn99.83k--2.55--1.01-2.43-2.429.813.960.316732.561.20120,232.40-7.701.09-20.852.4716.7919.17-24.332.901.033.330.753158.71-9.30-0.3828-445.75--2.05-11.69
Data as of Jun 18 2021. Currency figures normalised to WPP PLC's reporting currency: UK Pound GBX

Institutional shareholders

22.40%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Harris Associates LPas of 31 Dec 202072.57m6.02%
Norges Bank Investment Managementas of 31 Dec 202030.19m2.51%
Schroder Investment Management Ltd.as of 30 Apr 202130.17m2.51%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 30 Apr 202129.67m2.46%
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd.as of 30 Apr 202122.73m1.89%
Jupiter Asset Management Ltd.as of 30 Apr 202122.24m1.85%
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 03 Jun 202118.35m1.52%
Fidelity Management & Research Co. LLCas of 30 Apr 202116.36m1.36%
BlackRock Advisors (UK) Ltd.as of 03 Jun 202113.86m1.15%
J.O. Hambro Capital Management Ltd.as of 31 May 202113.75m1.14%
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