Regulatory Story
Company WPP PLC
Headline Transaction in Own Shares
Released 17:46 19-May-2017
Number 7338F17

RNS Number : 7338F
19 May 2017

Buy-back programme

Transaction in own shares

WPP plc ("WPP" or the "Company") announces that on 19 May 2017 it purchased for treasury 200,000 of its ordinary shares at an average price of 1721.6109 pence per ordinary share. Details of the relevant repurchase transactions are set out below:   


Description of shares:

WPP plc ordinary shares of 10 pence each

Number of shares repurchased:


Date of transaction:

19 May 2017

Time of transaction:

08:05 - 16:30                                           

Price (pence):


Trading venue:

London Stock Exchange


Merrill Lynch International


Following the above purchase, WPP holds 55,604,826 ordinary shares as treasury shares. The total number of WPP shares in issue is 1,276,666,546 (excluding shares to be held in treasury).


All transactions under this programme will be published on the Company's website ( on a daily basis.



Marie Capes, Company Secretary

020 7408 2204


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