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Consumer DiscretionaryMedia
  • Price (GBX)811.00
  • Today's Change-8.20 / -1.00%
  • Shares traded4.92m
  • 1 Year change-18.03%
  • Beta1.6101
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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
CoreBiz Participacoes LtdaDeal completed18 Jul 202218 Jul 2022Deal completed1.71%--
Bower House Digital Pty LtdAnnounced30 Jun 202230 Jun 2022Announced-1.10%--
Village Marketing LLCDeal completed22 Feb 202222 Feb 2022Deal completed-31.36%--
Made Thought Creative LtdDeal completed06 Dec 202106 Dec 2021Deal completed-23.85%--
Cloud Commerce GroupDeal completed30 Nov 202130 Nov 2021Deal completed-23.53%--
Data delayed at least 20 minutes, as of Aug 18 2022 16:35 BST.

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 KGaA1.44bn122.60m1.98bn10.08k17.044.985.811.422.502.5029.618.560.630743.499.63168,714.905.593.968.035.3941.0436.048.866.680.345830.960.7738118.0212.847.70244.8113.121.0215.39
JCDecaux SA2.45bn114.17m2.78bn10.20k24.872.032.891.160.63480.634813.617.790.29576.094.12283,911.800.9732-0.61141.38-0.834262.5659.113.29-1.850.82661.680.8016650.3620.13-3.2497.60---6.29--
WPP PLC13.42bn642.90m8.71bn109.38k15.022.357.190.6630.54260.542611.393.470.504335.671.42122,724.902.760.65246.261.5617.2418.375.471.780.89089.260.6224301.306.65-2.31121.44-14.550.555-11.23
Publicis Groupe SA10.81bn971.80m10.83bn95.80k11.201.376.671.014.534.5350.4237.090.4031--1.16144,491.803.642.997.816.89----9.047.940.896812.230.404655.398.813.8278.30---4.28-29.16
Edenred SE1.51bn295.77m10.85bn9.16k38.93--24.717.181.321.326.78-3.650.17560.33770.7886195,611.803.743.8116.4724.3990.7489.8621.3220.460.9054300.501.3070.6211.067.3931.5111.7014.477.74
Data as of Aug 18 2022. Currency figures normalised to WPP PLC's reporting currency: UK Pound GBX

Institutional shareholders

27.53%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Harris Associates LPas of 31 Dec 202172.57m6.65%
Wellington Management Co. LLPas of 06 Jul 202252.48m4.81%
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd.as of 03 Aug 202230.40m2.78%
Norges Bank Investment Managementas of 31 Dec 202128.65m2.62%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 05 Aug 202228.29m2.59%
Schroder Investment Management Ltd.as of 31 May 202225.74m2.36%
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 03 Aug 202219.76m1.81%
BlackRock Advisors (UK) Ltd.as of 03 Aug 202214.34m1.31%
Jupiter Asset Management Ltd.as of 30 Apr 202214.25m1.30%
Fidelity Management & Research Co. LLCas of 31 May 202214.22m1.30%
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