WPP (WPP)

Sector:

Media

Index:

FTSE 100

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824.00p
   
  • Change Today:
    -23.40p
  • 52 Week High: 1,360.50
  • 52 Week Low: 800.40
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 1,261.82m
  • Volume: 3,947,581
  • Market Cap: £10,397m
  • RiskGrade: 143
  • Beta: 0.03

WPP Overview

WPP is one of the world's largest communications services groups, specialising in advertising, and public relations. The group has 62,000 people working in 1,400 offices in 103 countries. Major clients include American Express, AT&T, Colgate-Palmolive, GlaxoSmithKline and Nestlé.

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WPP Financials

Latest F'cast
Div Yield 7.3% 7.0%
Div Cover 2.4 1.7
Op Mrgn 9.2% 12.5%
ROCE 68.7%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 5.7 8.1
PEG n/a n/a
Pr/Revenue 0.7 0.8
Pr/Book 1.1  
Latest F'cast
Revenue -1.3% -14.9%
PBT -30.6% 13.0%
EPS -10.1% -29.4%
DPS n/a -0.3%

WPP Fundamentals

Year Ending Revenue (£m) Pre-tax (£m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
31-Dec-14 11,528.90 1,451.90 86.90p 15.5 5.2 +3% 38.20p 2.8%
31-Dec-15 12,235.20 1,492.60 95.40p 16.4 1.6 +10% 44.69p 2.9%
31-Dec-16 14,388.90 1,890.50 151.60p 12.0 0.2 +59% 56.60p 3.1%
31-Dec-17 15,804.20 2,109.30 159.80p 8.4 1.7 +5% 60.00p 4.5%
31-Dec-18 15,602.40 1,463.30 143.70p 5.9 n/a -10% 60.00p 7.1%

a. Based on UK GAAP presentation of accounts - includes discontinued activities

WPP Forecasts

Year Ending Revenue (£m) Pre-tax (£m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
31-Dec-19 13,271.68 1,653.86 101.38p 8.1 n/a -29% 59.84p 7.0%
31-Dec-20 13,359.59 1,723.97 103.56p 8.0 3.7 +2% 59.56p 7.0%

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WPP Company Announcements

Directors' Interests 14-Mar-2019 14:32 RNS
Board Appointment 12-Mar-2019 07:00 RNS
Directors' Interests 07-Mar-2019 13:11 RNS

Latest WPP Director Deals

Traded Action Notifier PriceAmountValue
13-Mar-19 Sell Paul Richardson 845.09p 81,870 £691,870.93
13-Mar-19 Transfer From Paul Richardson 0.000p 81,870 £0.00
13-Mar-19 Sell Mark Read 856.06p 12,823 £109,772.58

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Note 2: RiskGrade figures are provided by RiskMetrics.

Note 3: Above ratios are on a 'per annum' basis, adjusted for corporate actions and based on the fundamentals of the primary listed security.

Note 4: Under IFRS, all figures are based on 'Continuing' operations unless otherwise stated.

Note 5: In the case of dual listed securities, broker recommendations and forecasts relate to the primary listing.

Note 6: Forecast figures based on normalised accounts.

 

WPP Market Data

Currency UK Pounds
Share Price 824.00p
Change Today -23.40p
% Change -2.76 %
52 Week High 1,360.50
52 Week Low 800.40
Volume 3,947,581
Shares Issued 1,261.82m
Market Cap £10,397m
Beta 0.03
RiskGrade 143

WPP Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
more star ratings
Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
97.49% above the market average97.49% above the market average97.49% above the market average97.49% above the market average97.49% above the market average
94.12% above the sector average94.12% above the sector average94.12% above the sector average94.12% above the sector average94.12% above the sector average
Price Trend
68.52% below the market average68.52% below the market average68.52% below the market average68.52% below the market average68.52% below the market average
45.71% below the sector average45.71% below the sector average45.71% below the sector average45.71% below the sector average45.71% below the sector average
Income
96.86% above the market average96.86% above the market average96.86% above the market average96.86% above the market average96.86% above the market average
94.29% above the sector average94.29% above the sector average94.29% above the sector average94.29% above the sector average94.29% above the sector average
Growth
73.07% below the market average73.07% below the market average73.07% below the market average73.07% below the market average73.07% below the market average
63.64% below the sector average63.64% below the sector average63.64% below the sector average63.64% below the sector average63.64% below the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 8
Buy 0
Neutral 12
Sell 2
Strong Sell 2
Total 24
neutral
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WPP Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Final Interim
Ex-Div 13-Jun-19 04-Oct-18
Paid 08-Jul-19 05-Nov-18
Amount 37.30p 22.70p

Trades for 22-Mar-2019

Time Volume / Share Price
17:08 24 @ 831.48p
17:08 53 @ 831.48p
17:08 5 @ 830.98p
17:08 138 @ 832.89p
17:08 810 @ 844.55p

WPP Key Personnel

Finance Director Paul Richardson
CEO Mark Read

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