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Consumer DiscretionaryMedia
  • Price (GBX)840.00
  • Today's Change6.20 / 0.74%
  • Shares traded1.40m
  • 1 Year change-23.81%
  • Beta1.6152
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About the company

WPP plc is a creative transformation organization, offering national and multinational clients a range of communications, experience, commerce and technology services. The Company operates through three segments: Global Integrated Agencies, Public Relations and Specialist Agencies. The Company’s Global Integrated Agencies provide creative services, including advertising, marketing and brand strategies and campaigns across all media. Its media offer includes a range of media planning and buying services, delivered primarily through GroupM, a media investment company. Its Public Relations firms help clients communicate with their stakeholders, from consumers and investors to governments and non-profit organizations (NGOs). Its Specialist Agencies provide services by region or type. The Company operates across various countries, such as United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Greater China, Australia, India, France, Canada and others.

  • Revenue in GBP (TTM)13.42bn
  • Net income in GBP642.90m
  • Incorporated2012
  • Employees109.38k
  • 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
Mediacom Communications Pvt LtdDeal completed07 Oct 202207 Oct 2022Deal completed7.91%--
Passport Brand Design LLCDeal completed06 Oct 202206 Oct 2022Deal completed8.95%--
The JeffreyGroup LLCDeal completed21 Sep 202221 Sep 2022Deal completed8.33%--
Newcraft Group BVAnnounced01 Sep 202201 Sep 2022Announced12.84%--
CoreBiz Participacoes LtdaDeal completed18 Jul 202218 Jul 2022Deal completed5.34%--
Data delayed at least 20 minutes, as of Dec 09 2022 16:45 GMT.

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)
Revenue
(YOY change %)
Revenue
(5 yr growth rate)
Net income
(YOY change %)
Net income
(5 yr growth rate)
Capital expenditure
(5 yr growth rate)
Dividend
(5 yr growth rate)
Stroeer SE & Co KGaA1.53bn145.36m2.10bn9.90k14.705.695.681.382.932.9331.007.560.666533.799.20175,952.206.633.969.125.3942.0036.049.956.680.405351.950.7956118.0212.847.70244.8113.121.0215.39
Jcdecaux SE2.49bn116.33m3.22bn10.20k27.652.253.221.290.63480.634813.617.790.29576.094.12283,911.800.9732-0.61141.38-0.834262.5659.113.29-1.850.82661.680.8016650.3620.13-3.2497.60---6.29--
WPP PLC13.42bn642.90m8.93bn109.38k15.372.407.220.66520.54260.542611.393.470.504335.671.42122,724.902.760.65246.261.5617.2418.375.471.780.89089.260.6224301.306.65-2.31121.44-14.550.555-11.23
Edenred SE1.54bn301.37m11.29bn9.16k39.66--25.177.321.321.326.78-3.650.17560.33770.7886195,611.803.743.8116.4724.3990.7489.8621.3220.460.9054300.501.3070.6211.067.3931.5111.7014.477.74
Publicis Groupe SA11.01bn990.23m13.25bn95.80k13.381.637.961.204.534.5350.4237.090.4031--1.16144,491.803.642.997.816.89----9.047.940.896812.230.404655.398.813.8278.30---4.28-29.16
Data as of Dec 09 2022. Currency figures normalised to WPP PLC's reporting currency: UK Pound GBX

Institutional shareholders

32.17%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Harris Associates LPas of 31 Dec 202172.57m6.70%
Silchester International Investors LLPas of 04 Nov 202254.29m5.01%
Wellington Management Co. LLPas of 06 Jul 202252.48m4.84%
Schroder Investment Management Ltd.as of 31 Oct 202229.95m2.77%
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd.as of 31 Oct 202228.92m2.67%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 04 Nov 202228.83m2.66%
Norges Bank Investment Managementas of 31 Dec 202128.65m2.64%
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 03 Nov 202219.28m1.78%
Jupiter Asset Management Ltd.as of 31 Aug 202216.91m1.56%
T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. (Investment Management)as of 30 Sep 202216.66m1.54%
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Data from 31 Dec 2021 - 30 Sep 2022Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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