WPP (WPP)

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Media

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879.40p
   
  • Change Today:
      5.60p
  • 52 Week High: 1,471.00p
  • 52 Week Low: 805.00p
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 1,261.82m
  • Volume: 2,887,059
  • Market Cap: £11,096m
  • RiskGrade: 148

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 6.8% 6.8%
Div Cover 2.7 1.8
Op Mrgn 12.5% 13.1%
ROCE 81.2%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 5.5 8.2
PEG 1.0 n/a
Pr/Revenue 0.7 0.8
Pr/Book 1.1  
Latest F'cast
Revenue 6.1% -10.9%
PBT 11.6% -15.4%
EPS 5.4% -33.3%
DPS 6.0% -1.0%

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 13,602.60 1,784.21 106.60p 8.2 n/a -33% 59.39p 6.8%
31-Dec-19 13,689.97 1,677.50 102.45p 8.6 n/a -4% 59.23p 6.8%
31-Dec-20 13,858.91 1,773.61 107.23p 8.2 1.8 +5% 59.71p 6.8%

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WPP Company Announcements

Notification of 2018 Preliminary Results 14-Jan-2019 14:38 RNS
Voting rights and Capital 31 December 2018 02-Jan-2019 13:23 RNS
WPP PRESENTS STRATEGY FOR GROWTH 11-Dec-2018 07:00 RNS

Latest WPP Director Deals

No deals were found in the last 28 days.

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 879.40p
Change Today 5.60p
% Change 0.64 %
52 Week High 1,471.00p
52 Week Low 805.00p
Volume 2,887,059
Shares Issued 1,261.82m
Market Cap £11,096m
RiskGrade 148

WPP Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
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Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
78.12% above the market average78.12% above the market average78.12% above the market average78.12% above the market average78.12% above the market average
55.88% above the sector average55.88% above the sector average55.88% above the sector average55.88% above the sector average55.88% above the sector average
Price Trend
72.27% below the market average72.27% below the market average72.27% below the market average72.27% below the market average72.27% below the market average
40% below the sector average40% below the sector average40% below the sector average40% below the sector average40% below the sector average
Income
97.83% above the market average97.83% above the market average97.83% above the market average97.83% above the market average97.83% above the market average
88.57% above the sector average88.57% above the sector average88.57% above the sector average88.57% above the sector average88.57% above the sector average
Growth
21.18% above the market average21.18% above the market average21.18% above the market average21.18% above the market average21.18% above the market average
21.21% above the sector average21.21% above the sector average21.21% above the sector average21.21% above the sector average21.21% above the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 9
Buy 1
Neutral 14
Sell 2
Strong Sell 2
Total 28
neutral
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WPP Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Interim Final
Ex-Div 04-Oct-18 14-Jun-18
Paid 05-Nov-18 09-Jul-18
Amount 22.70p 37.30p

Trades for 22-Jan-2019

Time Volume / Share Price
17:07 4,090 @ 879.23p
17:07 1,678 @ 879.23p
16:38 6,600 @ 878.32p
16:38 6,600 @ 878.32p
16:38 6,600 @ 882.58p

WPP Key Personnel

Finance Director Paul Richardson
CEO Mark Read

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