Posts Tagged ‘WPP’

Published 13th May 2017, 09:37

Sector share prices: 12 May 2017

Shares in marketing companies continued their steady rise in the month to 12 May 2017 – the seventh month in succession – as the sector’s MSFI Index reached 77.0 (Jan 2001: 100).  That is... Read more
Published 3rd May 2017, 11:32

Wright leaves Porta Communications after string of losses

Seventy two year old David Wright, the founder of the loss-making AIM listed public relations group Porta Communications, has relinquished his role as executive chairman and retired from the board... Read more
Published 1st May 2017, 07:10

Bids and Deals: May 2017

WPP has made a strategic investment in the US digital content producer 88rising with 15 employees catering for the Asian millennial market…Dentsu Aegis Network has agreed to acquire a 100% stake in... Read more
Published 30th Apr 2017, 19:05

Sir Martin Sorrell takes 30% remuneration cut – to £48m

The sizeable reduction in his latest share incentive award resulted in WPP chief executive Sir Martin Sorrell’s total reward package falling by 30% to £48 million in 2016. As previously... Read more
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