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Consumer ServicesMedia
  • Price (GBX)1,673.00
  • Today's Change-37.00 / -2.16%
  • Shares traded7.65m
  • 1 Year change5.69%
  • Beta1.1197
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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)14.39bn
  • Net income in GBP1.40bn
  • Incorporated2012
  • Employees198.00k
  • Location
    WPP PLC27 Farm StreetLONDON W1J 5RJUnited KingdomGBR
  • Phone+44 20 7408 2204
  • Fax+44 20 7493 6819
  • Websitehttp://www.wpp.com
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Mergers & acquisitions

Acquired companyDeal statusDateDate /
Deal status
WPP:LSE since
announced
Transaction
value
3Ti Solutions IncAnnounced20 Mar 201720 Mar 2017Announced-0.77%--
Bruketa & Zinic OM dooAnnounced16 Mar 201716 Mar 2017Announced-1.59%--
Promotion Execution Partners LLCDeal completed29 Nov 201629 Nov 2016Deal completed-1.93%--
Conexance MD SASDeal completed07 Jul 201607 Jul 2016Deal completed3.72%--
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Institutional shareholders

21.18%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Massachusetts Financial Services Co.as of 19 Apr 201784.92m6.64%
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd.as of 28 Sep 201635.44m2.77%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 30 Apr 201734.44m2.69%
Norges Bank Investment Managementas of 31 Dec 201625.31m1.98%
Aberdeen Asset Investments Ltd.as of 30 Nov 201621.41m1.67%
Nordea Investment Management AB (Denmark)as of 31 Mar 201716.66m1.30%
JPMorgan Asset Management (UK) Ltd.as of 03 May 201714.55m1.14%
Invesco Advisers, Inc.as of 28 Apr 201712.99m1.02%
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 03 May 201712.61m0.99%
Harding Loevner LPas of 30 Apr 201712.47m0.98%
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Data from 31 Dec 2016 - 31 Mar 2017Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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