WPP (WPPL)

968.60p
   
  • Change Today:
    -13.10p
  • 52 Week High: 1,080.00
  • 52 Week Low: 800.20
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 1,294.75m
  • Volume: 622,939
  • Market Cap: £12,541m

Fundamentals - based on IFRS

  £ (Millions) £ (Millions) £ (Millions) £ (Millions) £ (Millions)
Income Statement 31-Dec-18 31-Dec-17 31-Dec-16 31-Dec-15 31-Dec-14
Continuing Operations          
Revenue 15,602.40 15,804.20 14,388.90 12,235.20 11,528.90
Operating Profit/(Loss) 1,431.40 1,908.20 2,063.10 1,632.00 1,507.30
Profit Before Tax 1,463.30 2,109.30 1,890.50 1,492.60 1,451.90
Profit After Tax 1,139.40 1,912.30 1,501.60 1,245.10 1,151.50
           
Earnings per Share - Basic 85.20p 144.00p 109.60p 90.00p 82.40p
Earnings per Share - Adjusted 143.70p 159.80p 151.60p 95.40p 86.90p
           
Dividend per Share 60.00p 60.00p 56.60p 44.69p 38.20p
  £ (Millions) £ (Millions) £ (Millions) £ (Millions) £ (Millions)
Balance Sheet 31-Dec-18 31-Dec-17 31-Dec-16 31-Dec-15 31-Dec-14
Assets          
Non-Current Assets          
Property, Plant & Equipment 1,083.00 979.50 968.70 797.70 772.50
Intangible Assets 15,044.80 14,971.30 15,431.60 12,386.00 11,648.30
Other Non-Current Assets 333.00 336.50 345.30 272.80 257.40
  17,924.30 18,506.00 19,125.30 15,373.80 14,107.30
Current Assets          
Inventories n/a n/a 400.40 329.00 327.30
Cash at Bank & in Hand 2,643.20 2,391.40 2,436.90 2,382.40 2,512.70
Other Current Assets n/a n/a n/a 168.60 145.60
  15,943.40 15,156.80 15,443.00 13,375.40 12,515.60
           
Other Assets n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Total Assets 33,867.70 33,662.80 34,568.30 28,749.20 26,622.90
Current Liabilities          
Borrowings 1,025.10 624.10 1,002.50 932.00 653.20
Other Current Liabilities 15,584.30 14,890.40 15,762.70 13,283.50 12,383.80
           
Current Liabilities 16,609.40 15,514.50 16,765.20 14,215.50 13,037.00
           
Net Current Assets cn/a cn/a cn/a cn/a cn/a
           
Borrowings 5,634.80 6,250.40 5,564.90 4,661.20 4,134.90
Other Non-Current Liabilities 841.40 992.80 1,273.80 891.50 624.90
Non-Current Liabilities 7,451.70 8,192.20 8,035.50 6,517.90 5,759.10
           
Other Liabilities n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Total Liabilities 24,061.10 23,706.70 24,800.70 20,733.40 18,796.10
           
Net Assets 9,806.60 9,956.10 9,767.60 8,015.80 7,826.80
           
Shareholders Funds 9,382.20 9,487.30 9,324.50 7,637.40 7,500.10
           
Minority Interests/Other Equity 424.40 468.80 443.10 378.40 326.70
Total Equity 9,806.60 9,956.10 9,767.60 8,015.80 7,826.80
Cash Flow 31-Dec-18 31-Dec-17 31-Dec-16 31-Dec-15 31-Dec-14
Net Cash Flow From Operating Activities 1,693.80 1,408.10 1,773.80 1,359.90 1,703.70
Net Cash Flow from Investing Activities 184.50 (499.70) (916.20) (902.50) (697.60)
Net Cash Flow from Financing Activities (1,613.80) (785.60) (1,193.50) (704.00) (571.40)
Net Increase/Decrease In Cash 264.50 122.80 (335.90) (246.60) 434.70
Ratios - based on IFRS 31-Dec-18 31-Dec-17 31-Dec-16 31-Dec-15 31-Dec-14
Continuing Operations          
PE Ratio - Adjusted 5.9 8.4 12.0 16.4 n/a
PEG - Adjusted n/a 1.7 0.2 1.6 n/a
Earnings per Share Growth - Adjusted -10% 5% 59% 10% 3%
Dividend Cover 2.39 2.66 2.68 2.13 2.27
Revenue per Share 1,205.05p 1,220.64p 1,111.33p 944.99p 881.82p
Pre-Tax Profit per Share 113.02p 162.91p 146.01p 115.28p 111.05p
Operating Margin 9.17% 12.07% 14.34% 13.34% 13.07%
Return on Capital Employed 68.74% 81.33% 98.30% 75.14% 82.40%
           
Dividend Yield 7.1% 4.4% 3.1% 2.9% 0.0%
Dividend per Share Growth n/a 6.01% 26.65% 16.99% 11.66%
Operating Cash Flow per Share 130.82p 108.75p 137.00p 105.03p 130.31p
Cash Incr/Decr per Share 20.43p 9.48p (25.94p) (19.05p) 33.25p
Net Asset Value per Share (exc. Intangibles) (404.57p) (387.35p) (437.46p) (337.53p) (292.30p)
Net Gearing 42.81% 47.25% 44.30% 42.04% 30.34%

Key

* GAAP

a. Includes discontinued activities

b. Including assets due in more than one year

c. Not disclosed under IFRS

d. Total fixed assets

e. Includes borrowings

f. Included in cash flow from operating activities under IFRS

g. Included in net cash from investing activities under IFRS

h. Pre-tax

i. Capital expenditure

j. Based on operating cash flow before tax

k. Issue of ordinary shares

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Note 2: Forecast figures based on normalised accounts.

 

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