Wpp Plc (LON:WPP) announced a dividend on Wednesday, August 23rd, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Shareholders of record on Thursday, October 5th will be paid a dividend of GBX 22.70 ($0.31) per share on Monday, November 6th. This represents a yield of 1.55%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 5th. The official announcement can be viewed at this link.

Shares of Wpp Plc (LON:WPP) traded up 1.24% during mid-day trading on Friday, reaching GBX 1385.00. 5,357,810 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The company’s market cap is GBX 17.54 billion. The company’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 1,482.27 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 1,625.68. Wpp Plc has a 52-week low of GBX 1,345.00 and a 52-week high of GBX 1,928.07.

WPP has been the subject of several research reports. Macquarie restated an “outperform” rating on shares of Wpp Plc in a research report on Tuesday, June 6th. Shore Capital restated a “buy” rating on shares of Wpp Plc in a research report on Thursday, June 8th. J P Morgan Chase & Co restated an “overweight” rating on shares of Wpp Plc in a research report on Thursday, June 8th. UBS AG initiated coverage on shares of Wpp Plc in a research report on Tuesday, June 13th. They set a “buy” rating and a GBX 2,050 ($27.57) price target for the company. Finally, Barclays PLC restated an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 2,025 ($27.23) price target on shares of Wpp Plc in a research report on Friday, July 7th. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and fifteen have given a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of GBX 1,830.48 ($24.62).

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In other Wpp Plc news, insider Jacques Aigrain purchased 4,000 shares of Wpp Plc stock in a transaction on Friday, August 25th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of GBX 1,439 ($19.35) per share, for a total transaction of £57,560 ($77,407.21).

About Wpp Plc

WPP plc provides various communications services worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Advertising and Media Investment Management; Data Investment Management; Public Relations & Public Affairs; and Branding & Identity, Healthcare and Specialist Communications. The Advertising and Media Investment Management segment provides advertising services; and media planning and buying, and specialist sponsorship, and branded entertainment services.

Dividend History for Wpp Plc (LON:WPP)

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