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WPP PLC (WPP.L)

WPP.L on London Stock Exchange

934.00GBp
18 Apr 2019
Change (% chg)

11.80 (+1.28%)
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922.20
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Volume
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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: 1.27
Market Cap(Mil.): £11,785.99
Shares Outstanding(Mil.): 1,261.88
Dividend: 37.30
Yield (%): --

Financials

WPP expects at least five private equity bids for Kantar: sources

LONDON WPP has attracted at least five of the world's biggest private equity firms into an auction for a majority stake in its data analytics unit Kantar ahead of a deadline for indicative bids on Apr. 17, sources told Reuters.

12 Apr 2019

WPP expects at least five private equity bids for Kantar - sources

LONDON, April 12 WPP has attracted at least five of the world's biggest private equity firms into an auction for a majority stake in its data analytics unit Kantar ahead of a deadline for indicative bids on Apr. 17, sources told Reuters.

12 Apr 2019

Bankers line up £2.5bn financing for WPP’s Kantar unit

LONDON, March 28 (LPC) - Bankers are lining up around £2.5bn of debt financing to back a potential sale of WPP’s L> data analytics division Kantar, banking sources said on Thursday.

28 Mar 2019

Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions

March 19 The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 2000 GMT on Tuesday:

20 Mar 2019

Exclusive: Advent and Blackstone among bidders for WPP market research arm Kantar - sources

LONDON A series of buyout funds including U.S. firms Advent and Blackstone are in talks with advertising group WPP to explore bids for a majority stake in its data analytics unit Kantar, four sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

19 Mar 2019

Exclusive: Advent and Blackstone among bidders for WPP market research arm Kantar - sources

LONDON A series of buyout funds including U.S. firms Advent and Blackstone are in talks with advertising group WPP to explore bids for a majority stake in its data analytics unit Kantar, four sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.

19 Mar 2019

WPP appoints Microsoft UK CEO to board

WPP Plc, the world's biggest advertising company, said on Tuesday it appointed Microsoft Corp's UK chief executive officer, Cindy Rose, as a non-executive director.

12 Mar 2019

WPP appoints Microsoft UK CEO to board

March 12 WPP Plc, the world's biggest advertising company, said on Tuesday it appointed Microsoft Corp's UK chief executive officer, Cindy Rose, as a non-executive director.

12 Mar 2019

UPDATE 2-UK main index bounces back on WPP strength; Relx tumbles

* Robert Walters jumps on higher earnings (Adds news items, milestones, analyst comment and updates to closing prices)

01 Mar 2019

WPP shares stage relief rally after better than feared outlook

LONDON WPP gained some respite on Friday as the world's biggest advertising firm delivered results and forecasts that were not as bad as feared after a year of turmoil, lifting its shares. | Video

01 Mar 2019

Earnings vs. Estimates