The British advertising group WPP raises the interim dividend by 22.9 percent to 19.55 pence (about 22.7 euro cents) per share.
Last year 15.91 pence were paid. WPP will pay its dividend in the form of an interim and a final dividend.
The payout ratio of 50 percent (previous year: 47.5 percent). The interim dividend will be paid on November 7, 2016 (record day: October 7, 2016).