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WPP PLC (WPP.L)

WPP.L on London Stock Exchange

963.00GBp
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Change (% chg)

6.80 (+0.71%)
Prev Close
956.20
Open
952.00
Day's High
963.40
Day's Low
949.60
Volume
376,259
Avg. Vol
3,173,806
52-wk High
1,323.50
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791.00

About

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,... (more)

Overall

Beta: 1.22
Market Cap(Mil.): £12,278.33
Shares Outstanding(Mil.): 1,261.91
Dividend: 0.37
Yield (%): --

Financials

New contract wins help WPP to improved second-quarter trading

LONDON New client wins including Instagram and eBay helped WPP report better-than-expected trading in the second quarter, giving a lift both to its shares and the boss of the world's biggest advertising company. | Video

09 Aug 2019

UPDATE 3-New contract wins help WPP to improved second-quarter trading

* Shares jump 10% in early trade (Adds analyst comment, background, updates shares)

09 Aug 2019

UPDATE 1-Renewed U.S-China jitters, Italy worries hit FTSE; WPP shines

* On The Beach hammered after warning on results (Adds news items, analyst comment, updates share prices)

09 Aug 2019

Renewed trade jitters hit FTSE 100; WPP outperforms

Aug 9 London's FTSE 100 slipped on Friday after a report that the United States was delaying a decision on letting its companies do business with Huawei, casting a shadow over global markets, though WPP soared after a quarterly update.

09 Aug 2019

WPP posts better than expected second quarter performance

LONDON, Aug 9 WPP reported a better-than-expected organic sales performance in the second quarter as its new strategy under boss Mark Read helped the world's biggest advertising group to win new business and retain clients.

09 Aug 2019

Slimmed-down WPP to net $3.1 billion selling Kantar stake to Bain

WPP is selling a 60% stake in Kantar to private equity firm Bain Capital, valuing the data analytics business at about $4 billion and giving the British owner of agencies including Ogilvy and Wunderman Thompson funds to cut debt and rebuild.

12 Jul 2019

Slimmed-down WPP to net $3.1 billion selling Kantar stake to Bain

WPP is selling a 60% stake in Kantar to private equity firm Bain Capital, valuing the data analytics business at about $4 billion and giving the British owner of agencies including Ogilvy and Wunderman Thompson funds to cut debt and rebuild.

12 Jul 2019

UPDATE 3-Slimmed-down WPP to net $3.1 bln selling Kantar stake to Bain

July 12 WPP is selling a 60% stake in Kantar to private equity firm Bain Capital, valuing the data analytics business at about $4 billion and giving the British owner of agencies including Ogilvy and Wunderman Thompson funds to cut debt and rebuild.

12 Jul 2019

WPP to sell 60% of Kantar to Bain Capital

July 12 WPP said on Friday U.S.-based private equity firm Bain Capital would buy a 60% stake in Kantar, valuing the data analytics unit at about $4 billion in the proposed deal. (Reporting by Noor Zainab Hussain in Bengaluru; Editing by Arun Koyyur)

12 Jul 2019

Online ad growth seen slowing in 2021 to levels since dotcom bubble burst

Global advertising spend is expected to grow 4.6% in 2019, a dip from previous estimates, with internet advertising seen slowing to single digits in 2021 for first since the dotcom bubble burst, industry forecaster Zenith said.

08 Jul 2019
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