Consumer ServicesMedia
  • Price (GBX)962.80
  • Today's Change-8.40 / -0.86%
  • Shares traded5.41m
  • 1 Year change+53.31%
  • Beta1.5967
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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)12.55bn
  • Net income in GBP-94.60m
  • 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
NPComplete LtdDeal completed23 Aug 202123 Aug 2021Deal completed-0.99%--
DTI Sistemas LtdaDeal completed10 Feb 202110 Feb 2021Deal completed17.70%--
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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)
Net income
(YOY change %)
Net income
(5 yr growth rate)
Capital expenditure
(5 yr growth rate)
(5 yr growth rate)
Stroeer SE & Co KGaA1.28bn50.85m3.26bn10.14k65.,521.802.613.773.325.0736.8834.614.886.250.48893.420.7746117.92-9.3611.85-63.58-9.294.9323.36
Mail Ru Group Ltd1.14bn-166.34m3.76bn6.30k--2.131,424.673.30-1.04-1.047.1610.130.4238--8.55249,022.30-6.280.3425-7.790.391870.2173.53-14.811.040.86950.20280.25390.004.4821.49-211.96--33.00--
JCDecaux SA1.81bn-436.01m3.80bn9.76k--3.057.372.09-2.40-2.409.996.840.2133.583.17217,786.90-5.18-0.1565-6.98-0.213566.4953.14-24.32-0.41070.8633-1.610.8120130.78-39.79-5.64-327.72--0.9207--
S4 Capital PLC480.63m-24.53m4.47bn5.75k--6.05208.979.30-0.0453-0.04530.90221.340.4483--2.90148,023.10-2.29---3.11--84.86---5.10----4.950.1661--59.29--60.87------
Edenred SE1.30bn231.23m9.93bn8.83k43.79--27.387.631.061.065.99-4.460.15920.33490.8371172,741.703.133.9314.2631.6190.6989.3519.6619.720.908755.001.3874.94-9.906.51-23.726.1012.78-2.24
WPP PLC12.55bn-94.60m11.43bn99.83k--2.5720.870.9102-0.0759-0.06510.323.740.481135.091.50125,739.80-0.10431.09-0.21272.4717.3119.17-0.21672.900.9673.620.5988158.71-9.30-0.3828-445.75--2.05-11.69
Publicis Groupe SA9.39bn728.67m12.13bn82.59k16.211.848.291.293.463.4644.5430.540.3749--1.20139,188.602.911.995.724.65----7.775.250.8827.390.456180.50-1.942.36-31.51-8.56-6.284.56
Data as of Sep 17 2021. Currency figures normalised to WPP PLC's reporting currency: UK Pound GBX

Institutional shareholders

23.11%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Harris Associates LPas of 31 Dec 202072.57m6.09%
Schroder Investment Management Ltd.as of 31 Jul 202131.28m2.62%
Norges Bank Investment Managementas of 31 Dec 202030.19m2.53%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 03 Sep 202129.90m2.51%
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd.as of 31 Aug 202121.82m1.83%
Fidelity Management & Research Co. LLCas of 31 Jul 202120.48m1.72%
Jupiter Asset Management Ltd.as of 30 Apr 202119.77m1.66%
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 02 Sep 202118.72m1.57%
Amundi Ireland Ltd.as of 30 Aug 202116.69m1.40%
J.O. Hambro Capital Management Ltd.as of 31 Aug 202114.14m1.19%
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