Posts Tagged ‘WPP’

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 has entered into a joint venture with Evolable Asia to establish a new outsourcing company in South Vietnam called Dentsu Techno Camp Co to support the growing demand in Japan for website,... 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
Published 1st Mar 2017, 13:03

Havas enjoys best revenue growth rate among top six so far

Havas, the French based global marketing group, has reported a 4% rise in revenue, but a very small improvement in operating profit, for 2016.   The revenue growth rate was the best among the five... Read more
Published 25th Feb 2017, 16:46

Cost of comScore accounting review reaches $39m

The cost of investigating the US audience measurement company comScore’s accounting practices, and related re-audit and legal costs, had reached $39 million by the end of 2016, the company revealed... Read more
Published 22nd Feb 2017, 13:44

comScore update on Friday: WPP stake in spotlight

In two days’ time investors will receive an update from comScore, the US audience measurement company in which WPP has a 19.5% shareholding and which is in the process of revising downwards past... Read more