WPP (WPP)

Sector:

Media

Index:

FTSE 100

734.40p
   
  • Change Today:
      3.40p
  • 52 Week High: 1,077.50
  • 52 Week Low: 483.70
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 1,225.33m
  • Volume: 2,523,074
  • Market Cap: £8,999m
  • RiskGrade: 225

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 3.1% 3.8%
Div Cover 3.5 2.0
Op Mrgn 9.8% 10.0%
ROCE 28.6%  
Latest F'cast
P/E 9.3 12.8
PEG n/a n/a
Pr/Revenue 0.7 0.9
Pr/Book 1.1  
Latest F'cast
Revenue 1.4% -26.6%
PBT -21.9% -1.2%
EPS -14.8% -27.6%
DPS -62.2% 23.2%

WPP Fundamentals

Year Ending Revenue (£m) Pre-tax (£m) EPS P/E PEG EPS Grth. Div Yield
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%
31-Dec-17 15,804.20 2,109.30 121.80p 11.0 1.8 +6% 60.00p 4.5%
31-Dec-18 13,046.70 1,257.60 92.40p 9.2 n/a -24% 60.00p 7.1%
31-Dec-19 13,234.10 982.10 78.70p 13.6 n/a -15% 22.70p 2.1%

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-20 9,710.85 969.91 56.98p 12.9 n/a -28% 27.96p 3.8%
31-Dec-21 10,178.36 1,215.33 72.49p 10.1 0.4 +27% 40.29p 5.5%

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WPP Company Announcements

Director/PDMR Transaction 17-Nov-2020 16:26 RNS
Director/PDMR Transaction 13-Nov-2020 11:00 RNS
Total Voting Rights and Capital 02-Nov-2020 11:18 RNS

Latest WPP Director Deals

Traded Action Notifier PriceAmountValue
16-Nov-20 Buy Mark Read 753.71p 13,063 £98,457.14
12-Nov-20 Buy Dividends Keith Weed 734.17p 71 £521.26
24-Sep-20 Buy Mark Read 567.39p 85,000 £482,281.51

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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 734.40p
Change Today 3.40p
% Change 0.47 %
52 Week High 1,077.50
52 Week Low 483.70
Volume 2,523,074
Shares Issued 1,225.33m
Market Cap £8,999m
RiskGrade 225

WPP Star Ratings

Compare performance with the sector and the market.
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Key: vs Market vs Sector
Value
92.51% above the market average92.51% above the market average92.51% above the market average92.51% above the market average92.51% above the market average
96.67% above the sector average96.67% above the sector average96.67% above the sector average96.67% above the sector average96.67% above the sector average
Price Trend
21.41% below the market average21.41% below the market average21.41% below the market average21.41% below the market average21.41% below the market average
6.45% above the sector average6.45% above the sector average6.45% above the sector average6.45% above the sector average6.45% above the sector average
Income
85.22% above the market average85.22% above the market average85.22% above the market average85.22% above the market average85.22% above the market average
85.19% above the sector average85.19% above the sector average85.19% above the sector average85.19% above the sector average85.19% above the sector average
Growth
89.16% below the market average89.16% below the market average89.16% below the market average89.16% below the market average89.16% below the market average
89.47% below the sector average89.47% below the sector average89.47% below the sector average89.47% below the sector average89.47% below the sector average

What The Brokers Say

Strong Buy 10
Buy 1
Neutral 7
Sell 2
Strong Sell 3
Total 23
buy
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WPP Dividends

  Latest Previous
  Interim Interim
Ex-Div 08-Oct-20 03-Oct-19
Paid 06-Nov-20 04-Nov-19
Amount 10.00p 22.70p

Trades for 23-Nov-2020

Time Volume / Share Price
17:28 791,151 @ 736.80p
16:36 2,000 @ 734.40p
16:35 2,000 @ 734.40p
16:35 844,923 @ 734.40p
16:29 350 @ 735.60p

WPP Key Personnel

CEO Mark Read
CFO John Rogers

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