WPP (WPP)

Sector:

Media

Index:

FTSE 100

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1,711.00p
   
  • Change Today:
      10.00p
  • 52 Week High: 1,921.00p
  • 52 Week Low: 1,476.00p
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 1,275.87m
  • Volume: 4,091,754
  • Market Cap: £21,830m
  • RiskGrade: 92
  • Beta: 0.86

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 3.3% 3.8%
Div Cover 2.0 2.0
Op Mrgn 14.3% 14.5%
ROCE 98.3%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 14.9 13.6
PEG 0.7 1.5
Pr/Revenue 1.5 1.5
Pr/Book 2.2  
Latest F'cast
Revenue 17.6% 1.6%
PBT 26.7% 12.5%
EPS 20.3% 8.9%
DPS 26.7% 10.8%

WPP Fundamentals

Year Ending Revenue (£m) Pre-tax (£m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
31-Dec-12 10,373.10 1,091.90 77.70p 11.4 1.3 +9% 28.51p 3.2%
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 1,890.50 114.80p 15.8 0.8 +20% 56.60p 3.1%

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-17 14,621.03 2,126.68 124.99p 13.7 1.5 +9% 62.69p 3.8%
31-Dec-18 15,229.90 2,253.27 133.53p 12.8 1.9 +7% 67.34p 4.1%

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WPP Company Announcements

Transaction in Own Shares 25-May-2017 17:23 RNS
Transaction in Own Shares 24-May-2017 17:20 RNS
Transaction in Own Shares 23-May-2017 17:17 RNS

Latest WPP Director Deals

Traded Action Notifier PriceAmountValue
17-May-17 Buy Roberto Quarta 1,729.00p 10,000 £172,900.01
24-Mar-17 Transfer To Sir Martin Sorrell 0.000p 1,050,000 £0.00
06-Mar-17 Sell Paul Richardson 1,710.45p 27,945 £477,984.54

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 1,711.00p
Change Today 10.00p
% Change 0.59 %
52 Week High 1,921.00p
52 Week Low 1,476.00p
Volume 4,091,754
Shares Issued 1,275.87m
Market Cap £21,830m
Beta 0.86
RiskGrade 92

WPP Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
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Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
38.42% above the market average38.42% above the market average38.42% above the market average38.42% above the market average38.42% above the market average
3.03% above the sector average3.03% above the sector average3.03% above the sector average3.03% above the sector average3.03% above the sector average
Price Trend
8.79% below the market average8.79% below the market average8.79% below the market average8.79% below the market average8.79% below the market average
15.07% below the sector average15.07% below the sector average15.07% below the sector average15.07% below the sector average15.07% below the sector average
Income
58.26% above the market average58.26% above the market average58.26% above the market average58.26% above the market average58.26% above the market average
43.59% above the sector average43.59% above the sector average43.59% above the sector average43.59% above the sector average43.59% above the sector average
Growth
42.89% above the market average42.89% above the market average42.89% above the market average42.89% above the market average42.89% above the market average
51.43% above the sector average51.43% above the sector average51.43% above the sector average51.43% above the sector average51.43% above the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 17
Buy 3
Neutral 10
Sell 0
Strong Sell 1
Total 31
buy
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WPP Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Final Interim
Ex-Div 08-Jun-17 06-Oct-16
Paid 03-Jul-17 07-Nov-16
Amount 37.05p 19.55p

Trades for 25-May-2017

Time Volume / Share Price
17:01 2,301 @ 1,700.68p
17:01 18,261 @ 1,702.76p
16:55 2,188 @ 1,706.31p
16:46 176,981 @ 1,703.10p
16:46 460 @ 1,703.10p

WPP Key Personnel

CEO Sir Martin Sorrell
Finance Director Paul Richardson
Chair Roberto Quarta

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