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WPP Plc.

WPP Plc. (WPP) Dividends

Dividend Summary:

The next WPP Plc. dividend will go ex in 8 days for 10p and will be paid in 1 month.
The previous WPP Plc. dividend was 22.7p and it went ex 12 months ago and it was paid 11 months ago.
There are typically 2 dividends per year (excluding specials), and the dividend cover is approximately 1.7.
Country:
United Kingdom
Exchange:
London Stock Exchange
Sector:
Media
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Status: Paid Declared
Type: Interim Interim
Per Share: 22.7p Sign Up Required
Ex-div Date: Thu 03 Oct 2019 Thu 08 Oct 2020
Pay Date: Mon 04 Nov 2019 Fri 06 Nov 2020
Your Holding: 100 shares 100 shares
Your Payment: £22.70 £10.00

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Declared and Forecast WPP Plc. Dividends

Ex-Div Date Pay Date Type Amount Currency Status
31 Dec 2006 31 Dec 2006 Final 11.21p GBP Paid
31 Dec 2007 31 Dec 2007 Final 13.45p GBP Paid
31 Dec 2008 31 Dec 2008 Final 15.47p GBP Paid
31 Dec 2009 31 Dec 2009 Final 15.47p GBP Paid
06 Oct 2010 08 Nov 2010 Interim 5.97p GBP Paid
01 Jun 2011 04 Jul 2011 Final 11.82p GBP Paid
12 Oct 2011 14 Nov 2011 Interim 7.46p GBP Paid
10 Oct 2012 12 Nov 2012 Interim 8.8p GBP Paid
05 Jun 2013 08 Jul 2013 Final 19.71p GBP Paid
09 Oct 2013 11 Nov 2013 Interim 10.56p GBP Paid
04 Jun 2014 07 Jul 2014 Final 23.65p GBP Paid
09 Oct 2014 10 Nov 2014 Interim 11.62p GBP Paid
04 Jun 2015 06 Jul 2015 Final 26.58p GBP Paid
08 Oct 2015 09 Nov 2015 Interim 15.91p GBP Paid
09 Jun 2016 04 Jul 2016 Final 28.78p GBP Paid
06 Oct 2016 07 Nov 2016 Interim 19.55p GBP Paid
08 Jun 2017 03 Jul 2017 Final 37.05p GBP Paid
05 Oct 2017 06 Nov 2017 Interim 22.7p GBP Paid
14 Jun 2018 09 Jul 2018 Final 37.3p GBP Paid
04 Oct 2018 05 Nov 2018 Interim 22.7p GBP Paid
13 Jun 2019 08 Jul 2019 Final 37.3p GBP Paid
03 Oct 2019 04 Nov 2019 Interim 22.7p GBP Paid
08 Oct 2020 06 Nov 2020 Interim Sign Up Required GBP Declared
10 Jun 2021 05 Jul 2021 Final Sign Up Required GBP Forecast
07 Oct 2021 08 Nov 2021 Interim Sign Up Required GBP Forecast
09 Jun 2022 04 Jul 2022 Final Sign Up Required GBP Forecast
06 Oct 2022 07 Nov 2022 Interim Sign Up Required GBP Forecast
08 Jun 2023 03 Jul 2023 Final Sign Up Required GBP Forecast
05 Oct 2023 06 Nov 2023 Interim Sign Up Required GBP Forecast
06 Jun 2024 08 Jul 2024 Final Sign Up Required GBP Forecast
03 Oct 2024 04 Nov 2024 Interim Sign Up Required GBP Forecast
05 Jun 2025 07 Jul 2025 Final Sign Up Required GBP Forecast

How accurate are our WPP Plc. forecasts?

Prediction Date Dividend Date Forecast Amount Actual Amount Accuracy
09 Aug 2019 03 Oct 2019 22.7p 22.7p 100% 😄
11 Dec 2018 13 Jun 2019 37.3p 37.3p 100% 😄
11 Dec 2018 13 Jun 2019 37.9p 37.3p 99% 😃
04 Sep 2018 03 Oct 2019 23p 22.7p 99% 😃
04 Sep 2018 13 Jun 2019 38p 37.3p 99% 😃
04 Sep 2018 03 Oct 2019 23.2p 22.7p 99% 😃
01 Mar 2018 13 Jun 2019 39.2p 37.3p 97% 😃
01 Mar 2018 03 Oct 2019 25p 22.7p 95% 😃
01 Mar 2018 04 Oct 2018 23.5p 22.7p 98% 😃
01 Mar 2018 13 Jun 2019 39.2p 37.3p 97% 😃
23 Aug 2017 03 Oct 2019 28p 22.7p 89% 😏
03 Mar 2017 13 Jun 2019 46.5p 37.3p 89% 😏
03 Mar 2017 04 Oct 2018 25p 22.7p 95% 😃
03 Mar 2017 14 Jun 2018 41.5p 37.3p 94% 😊
03 Mar 2017 05 Oct 2017 22p 22.7p 98% 😃
24 Aug 2016 04 Oct 2018 23p 22.7p 99% 😃
24 Aug 2016 05 Oct 2017 21p 22.7p 96% 😃
04 Mar 2016 05 Oct 2017 19p 22.7p 91% 😊
04 Mar 2016 06 Oct 2016 17.5p 19.55p 94% 😊
Average WPP Plc. Forecast Accuracy 96% 😃

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About WPP Plc.

The WPP group was founded in 1985 and specialises in communications. It is now comprised of several companies working across media; public relations and public affairs; digital; e-commerce; data insight; avertising and health and wellness sectors. The company has an upwards of 100,000+ employees operating in over 100 countries. The services companies under the WPP group provide include data insight, brand consulting and digital shopping.

WPP has slowly but steadily been increasing its dividend payout ratio since establishing a higher payout target in 2013.

Fundamentals

Optimized Dividends

Annual Dividends

Year Amount Change
2006 11.21p
2007 13.45p 20.0%
2008 15.47p 15.0%
2009 15.47p 0%
2010 17.79p 15.0%
2011 7.46p (58.1%)
2012 28.51p 282.2%
2013 34.21p 20.0%
2014 38.2p 11.7%
2015 44.69p 17.0%
2016 56.6p 26.7%
2017 60.0p 6.0%
2018 60.0p 0%
2019 22.7p (62.2%)
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Dividends

Ex-Div Date Pay Date Year Type Frequency Status Amount
06 Oct 2010 08 Nov 2010 2010 Interim Semiannually Paid 5.97p
01 Jun 2011 04 Jul 2011 2010 Final Semiannually Paid 11.82p
12 Oct 2011 14 Nov 2011 2011 Interim Semiannually Paid 7.46p
10 Oct 2012 12 Nov 2012 2012 Interim Semiannually Paid 8.8p
05 Jun 2013 08 Jul 2013 2012 Final Semiannually Paid 19.71p
09 Oct 2013 11 Nov 2013 2013 Interim Semiannually Paid 10.56p
04 Jun 2014 07 Jul 2014 2013 Final Semiannually Paid 23.65p
09 Oct 2014 10 Nov 2014 2014 Interim Semiannually Paid 11.62p
04 Jun 2015 06 Jul 2015 2014 Final Semiannually Paid 26.58p
08 Oct 2015 09 Nov 2015 2015 Interim Semiannually Paid 15.91p
09 Jun 2016 04 Jul 2016 2015 Final Semiannually Paid 28.78p
06 Oct 2016 07 Nov 2016 2016 Interim Semiannually Paid 19.55p
08 Jun 2017 03 Jul 2017 2016 Final Semiannually Paid 37.05p
05 Oct 2017 06 Nov 2017 2017 Interim Semiannually Paid 22.7p
14 Jun 2018 09 Jul 2018 2017 Final Semiannually Paid 37.3p
04 Oct 2018 05 Nov 2018 2018 Interim Semiannually Paid 22.7p
13 Jun 2019 08 Jul 2019 2018 Final Semiannually Paid 37.3p
03 Oct 2019 04 Nov 2019 2019 Interim Semiannually Paid 22.7p
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In March 2020, WPP announced the Board's decision to suspend the 2019 final dividend of 37.3p per share to protect liquidity in light of the threat to liquidity and cash flow from the COVID-19 impact. The Board has now decided to cancel this dividend to contribute towards lower leverage.

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WPP Plc. optimized dividend - 12 month history