WPP (WPP)

Sector:

Media

Index:

FTSE 100

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1,279.32p
   
  • Change Today:
      6.32p
  • 52 Week High: 1,754.00p
  • 52 Week Low: 1,094.00p
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 1,263.63m
  • Volume: 1,963,764
  • Market Cap: £16,166m
  • RiskGrade: 182
  • Beta: 0.04

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 4.7% 4.6%
Div Cover 2.7 1.9
Op Mrgn 12.5% 14.3%
ROCE 81.2%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 8.0 10.8
PEG 1.5 n/a
Pr/Revenue 1.1 1.2
Pr/Book 1.6  
Latest F'cast
Revenue 6.1% -9.9%
PBT 11.6% -6.6%
EPS 5.4% -26.3%
DPS 6.0% 0.9%

WPP Fundamentals

Year Ending Revenue (£m) Pre-tax (£m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
31-Dec-13 11,019.40 1,295.80 84.10p 16.4 2.1 +8% 34.21p 2.5%
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 15,265.40 2,109.30 159.80p 8.4 1.7 +5% 60.00p 4.5%

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-18 13,758.53 1,971.12 117.77p 10.8 n/a -26% 60.52p 4.6%
31-Dec-19 14,085.29 2,049.07 122.89p 10.4 2.4 +4% 62.76p 4.7%

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WPP Company Announcements

Transaction in Own Shares 24-May-2018 17:41 RNS
Transaction in Own Shares 23-May-2018 17:54 RNS
Transaction in Own Shares 22-May-2018 17:40 RNS

Latest WPP Director Deals

Traded Action Notifier PriceAmountValue
30-Apr-18 Buy Roberto Quarta 1,246.81p 50,000 £623,405.87
27-Mar-18 Transfer To Martin Sorrell 0.000p 900,000 £0.00
06-Mar-18 Transfer From Martin Sorrell 0.000p 143,338 £0.00

Note 1: Prices and trades are provided by Digital Look Corporate Solutions and are delayed by at least 15 minutes.

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 1,279.32p
Change Today 6.32p
% Change 0.50 %
52 Week High 1,754.00p
52 Week Low 1,094.00p
Volume 1,963,764
Shares Issued 1,263.63m
Market Cap £16,166m
Beta 0.04
RiskGrade 182

WPP Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
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Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
55.41% above the market average55.41% above the market average55.41% above the market average55.41% above the market average55.41% above the market average
59.42% above the sector average59.42% above the sector average59.42% above the sector average59.42% above the sector average59.42% above the sector average
Price Trend
54.8% below the market average54.8% below the market average54.8% below the market average54.8% below the market average54.8% below the market average
32.43% below the sector average32.43% below the sector average32.43% below the sector average32.43% below the sector average32.43% below the sector average
Income
88.09% above the market average88.09% above the market average88.09% above the market average88.09% above the market average88.09% above the market average
85.00% above the sector average85.00% above the sector average85.00% above the sector average85.00% above the sector average85.00% above the sector average
Growth
19.46% above the market average19.46% above the market average19.46% above the market average19.46% above the market average19.46% above the market average
23.94% above the sector average23.94% above the sector average23.94% above the sector average23.94% above the sector average23.94% above the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 10
Buy 3
Neutral 14
Sell 1
Strong Sell 3
Total 31
buy
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WPP Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Final Interim
Ex-Div 14-Jun-18 05-Oct-17
Paid 09-Jul-18 06-Nov-17
Amount 37.30p 22.70p

Trades for 25-May-2018

Time Volume / Share Price
15:15 2,539 @ 1,279.32p
15:14 681 @ 1,279.50p
15:14 603 @ 1,279.50p
15:14 500 @ 1,279.50p
15:14 600 @ 1,279.50p

WPP Key Personnel

Finance Director Paul Richardson

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