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WPP PLC (WPP.L)

WPP.L on London Stock Exchange

916.80GBp
19 Jul 2019
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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: 1.21
Market Cap(Mil.): £17,803.59
Shares Outstanding(Mil.): 1,265.36
Dividend: 22.70
Yield (%): --

Financials

  WPP.L Industry Sector
P/E (TTM): 10.35 30.19 18.75
EPS (TTM): 1.36 -- --
ROI: 10.75 8.15 10.78
ROE: 19.52 8.97 12.93

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.

Jul 12 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.

Jul 12 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)

Jul 12 2019

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

July 8 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.

Jul 08 2019

WPP in exclusive talks to sell Kantar stake to Bain Capital

WPP is in exclusive talks to sell a majority stake in its data analytics unit Kantar to private equity firm Bain Capital, it said on Monday, in a $4 billion deal aimed at steering the world's biggest advertising company back to growth.

Jul 01 2019

UPDATE 3-WPP in exclusive talks to sell Kantar stake to Bain Capital

* Bain Capital's proposal is subject to negotiation - WPP (Adds context on PE deals)

Jul 01 2019

WPP in exclusive talks with Bain Capital over sale of Kantar stake

July 1 WPP has entered exclusive talks with private equity firm Bain Capital over the sale of a majority stake in its data analytics unit Kantar, the world's biggest advertising company said on Monday. (Reporting by Justin George Varghese in Bengaluru; Editing by Mark Potter)

Jul 01 2019

WPP sells minority stake in Chime for $68.9 million

WPP Plc said it sold its minority stake in sports, entertainment and communications company Chime for 54.4 million pounds ($68.91 million), as the world's biggest advertising company looks to sell non-core assets and return to growth.

Jul 01 2019

WPP sells minority stake in Chime for $68.9 Mln

July 1 WPP Plc said it sold its minority stake in sports, entertainment and communications company Chime for 54.4 million pounds ($68.91 million), as the world's biggest advertising company looks to sell non-core assets and return to growth.

Jul 01 2019

PRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 1

July 1 The following are the top stories on the business pages of British newspapers. Reuters has not verified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.

Jun 30 2019

Earnings vs. Estimates