61.13 0.00 (0.00%)
After hours: 5:03PM EDT
|Bid||61.10 x 4000|
|Ask||61.13 x 1000|
|Day's range||60.61 - 61.33|
|52-week range||50.31 - 92.25|
|Beta (3Y monthly)||1.01|
|PE ratio (TTM)||6.18|
|Forward dividend & yield||3.97 (6.38%)|
|1y target est||59.00|
WPP has shortlisted a series of U.S. buyout funds to submit binding bids for a majority stake in its data analytics unit Kantar as it wants to finalise the sale in late June, four sources familiar with the matter told Reuters. Private equity firms Bain Capital, Apollo and Platinum have made it through to the final stages of the auction along with a fourth undisclosed bidder, the sources said. The world's biggest advertising company held management presentations with the bidders on May 15, one of the sources said, and aims to wrap up the process towards the end of June.
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WPP (NYSE: WPP) has been awarded VodafoneZiggo’s strategic marketing and communications brief, following a competitive pitch process. The newly established bespoke multi-disciplinary team, WPP Go One, will work together with VodafoneZiggo and act as the core leadership team for the company’s operations in the Netherlands as it continues to put customer experience at the centre of its marketing and communications activity. This creative, strategic partnership will be partly based onsite at the client and at Amsteldok, WPP’s recently opened campus in Amsterdam, which brings 15 agencies under one roof, giving clients easier access to the breadth and depth of WPP’s talent and expertise.
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BCW (Burson Cohn & Wolfe), a leading global communications agency, announced today that Johanna Skilling has joined the firm as Executive Vice President, Strategy and Planning, based in New York, and Jeffrey Cutler has joined as Executive Vice President, Analytics and Performance Media, based in Washington, D.C. Their hires underscore BCW’s commitment to helping clients solve tough business challenges through creative ideas informed by data and powered by technology.
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WPP (NYSE: WPP) today announced the formation of the cross-industry Institute for Real Growth (IRG), the first program of its kind to help Chief Marketing Officers and other senior business leaders to drive more effective growth strategies. The not-for-profit, independent Institute, co-founded by WPP with Facebook, Google, Kantar, LinkedIn, the NYU School of Professional Studies (NYUSPS), Saïd Business School at the University of Oxford and Spencer Stuart, aims to help organizations focus on sustained, long-term “real growth” by equipping leaders with best practice approaches to their strategy, structure, capability and leadership.
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The private equity firms are among bidders who have moved into the next round of the auction after other parties including CVC Capital Partners and Apax Partners dropped out, said the people, who asked not to be identified because discussions are private. Representatives for Bain, Apollo, CVC and Apax declined to comment.
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NEW YORK & LONDON--(BUSINESSWIRE)-- Guidance for 2019 unchanged WPP (NYSE: WPP) today reported its 2019 First Quarter Trading Update. Mark Read, Chief Executive Officer, WPP, stated: “We continue to make ...
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The world's biggest advertising company WPP suffered a sharp drop in first-quarter underlying sales in North America as the loss of work from clients such as Ford took a toll on its most important market. WPP, led by company veteran Mark Read following last year's departure of founder Martin Sorrell, said its U.S. performance was disappointing but in line with expectations. WPP, the owner of agencies including JWT and Ogilvy, is in the middle of an overhaul following several profit warnings in 2017 and 2018 and the turmoil linked to Sorrell's abrupt departure over a complaint of misconduct, which he denied.
(Bloomberg) -- Advertising giant WPP Plc reported a fall in first-quarter sales after its agencies in North America lost work with top clients, in another reminder of the challenge facing Chief Executive Officer Mark Read. Revenue less pass-through costs, WPP’s measure of organic sales growth, fell 2.8 percent, the London-based company said in a statement Friday, in line with the average estimate in a company-compiled survey of 14 analysts.
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WPP (WPP) has been ranked as the most effective marketing communications company in the world in the 2019 Effie Index. The award, which WPP has won for the last eight years, is the industry’s benchmark for effectiveness in terms of demonstrable results for clients. The Index rankings reflect companies’ cumulative success in 46 national, regional and multinational Effie Awards competitions, based on 3,753 finalists and winning entries during 2018.