Posts Tagged ‘WPP’

Published 27th Apr 2017, 10:42

WPP’s revenue up 16.9% as devalued pound offsets North American decline

WPP’s revenue growth in the first quarter of 2017 was a highly impressive 16.9%, but most of that growth came from the continuing decline in sterling and its favourable impact on an otherwise... Read more
Published 20th Apr 2017, 16:19

Election news depresses marketing shares, but why?

Shares in almost all marketing companies lost ground on news of the forthcoming general election, including those that might expect to benefit from any further devaluation of sterling that the more... Read more
Published 12th Apr 2017, 23:16

Sector share prices: 12 April 2017

Next Fifteen Communications Group brought added cheer to shares in the marketing sector today as its share price reached 455p, marking a 21.3% rise in the latest month to 12 April and a 76.4% rise... Read more
Published 17th Mar 2017, 10:30

Nasdaq adds to comScore’s listing deficiencies

Although little more than a formality, Nasdaq has added another failing to the list used to support the suspension and expected delisting of shares in the controversial US audience measurement... Read more
Published 13th Mar 2017, 11:01

Sector share prices: 12 March 2017

Share prices of most companies in the marketing sector registered little change in the month to 12 March and the sector’s MSFI Index rose by only 1.37% to 74.8 (12 Jan 2001: 100).  The FTSE... Read more
Published 12th Mar 2017, 20:27

Is it time to toughen the rules for share schemes?

As institutional investors line up to attack public companies that they regard as over-generous in rewarding their top executives, inevitably the spotlight falls again on WPP’s chief executive Sir... Read more
Published 10th Mar 2017, 17:12

Bids and Deals: March 2017

Dentsu Aegis Network has agreed to acquire an 85% shareholding in the Sri Lanka advertising group Grant Advertising Group and a 70% shareholding in Grant Agencies, together employing 150 people, with... Read more
Published 7th Mar 2017, 16:59

Four adds Legend to its social and content engagement

Four Communications Group has acquired Legend Engage, owners of the Mapper360TM methodology that delivers real-time data and market research for use in developing content for marketing and public... Read more
Published 4th Mar 2017, 10:02

WPP delays decision on valuing its comScore shareholding

WPP has decided to delay any review of the value of its 19.5% shareholding in controversial US audience measurement company comScore for the time being, despite a $106 million (£87 million)... Read more
Published 3rd Mar 2017, 18:06

WPP reports 17.6% revenue growth and £1.4bn post-tax profit

WPP’s gross income (net sales) increased by 17.8% in 2016 and its operating profit leapt by 26.4%. The group’s revenue increased by 17.6%, putting it nearly 27% ahead of its closest rival... Read more