Consumer ServicesMedia
  • Price (GBX)593.00
  • Today's Change25.00 / 4.40%
  • Shares traded1.83m
  • 1 Year change-36.73%
  • Beta1.5192
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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)13.23bn
  • Net income in GBP627.90m
  • Incorporated2012
  • Employees106.79k
  • 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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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)
S4 Capital PLC215.13m-10.04m1.82bn1.83k--3.47125.868.47-0.0285-0.02850.58450.9936------117,494.30--------79.63---4.67----1.670.1291--292.25---23.80------
JCDecaux SA2.52bn-76.83m2.73bn12.08k--1.612.581.08-0.4022-0.402213.188.870.26734.173.35232,262.30-1.372.14-1.842.9267.2147.77-5.124.630.91720.58030.792354.179.627.0434.636.4417.043.01
Stroeer SE & Co KGaA1.43bn110.52m2.95bn12.21k26.675.176.662.072.181.3828.0411.230.51550.929.37129,843.404.254.575.386.1037.5734.368.
Publicis Groupe SA10.27bn567.66m5.90bn83.24k10.350.92414.220.57482.632.6347.7829.490.3922--1.26137,093.802.142.384.165.64----5.466.030.964810.440.5667.1110.558.68-8.493.1611.44-0.8476
WPP PLC13.23bn627.90m6.96bn106.79k11.400.88485.310.52590.49810.495110.506.420.40630.241.21123,931.002.173.854.407.6418.2019.855.348.960.96625.710.444660.851.442.80-32.62-10.2312.95-9.89
Edenred SA1.39bn239.30m9.35bn8.86k38.36--24.506.721.101.106.38-5.280.17730.40640.8227174,359.503.434.3118.7647.3690.1088.8419.3519.630.8755247.501.4880.7618.009.4822.8313.7314.41-3.58
Data as of Aug 03 2020. Currency figures normalised to WPP PLC's reporting currency: UK Pound GBX

Institutional shareholders

23.36%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
Harris Associates LPas of 26 May 202061.23m5.00%
Massachusetts Financial Services Co.as of 28 Apr 202048.56m3.96%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 30 Jun 202034.15m2.79%
Norges Bank Investment Managementas of 31 Dec 201927.66m2.26%
Schroder Investment Management Ltd.as of 31 May 202026.15m2.13%
Jupiter Asset Management Ltd.as of 31 Mar 202021.85m1.78%
Aberdeen Asset Investments Ltd.as of 24 Jul 202018.17m1.48%
J.O. Hambro Capital Management Ltd.as of 30 Jun 202016.41m1.34%
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd.as of 30 Jun 202016.09m1.31%
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 09 Jul 202015.92m1.30%
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