WPP (WPPL)

540.40p
   
  • Change Today:
      23.80p
  • 52 Week High: 1,080.00
  • 52 Week Low: 480.90
  • Currency: UK Pounds
  • Shares Issued: 1,294.75m
  • Volume: 1,460,002
  • Market Cap: £6,997m

Deal with Barclays    Trade now with Barclays Stockbrokers

Fundamentals - based on IFRS

  £ (Millions) £ (Millions) £ (Millions) £ (Millions) £ (Millions)
Income Statement 31-Dec-19 31-Dec-18 31-Dec-17 31-Dec-16 31-Dec-15
Continuing Operations          
Revenue 13,234.10 13,046.70 15,804.20 14,388.90 12,235.20
Operating Profit/(Loss) 1,295.90 1,237.90 1,908.20 2,063.10 1,632.00
Profit Before Tax 982.10 1,257.60 2,109.30 1,890.50 1,492.60
Profit After Tax 707.10 1,001.60 1,912.30 1,501.60 1,245.10
           
Earnings per Share - Basic 50.20p 75.10p 144.00p 109.60p 90.00p
Earnings per Share - Adjusted 78.70p 92.40p 121.80p 114.80p 95.40p
           
Dividend per Share 60.00p 60.00p 60.00p 56.60p 44.69p
  £ (Millions) £ (Millions) £ (Millions) £ (Millions) £ (Millions)
Balance Sheet 31-Dec-19 31-Dec-18 31-Dec-17 31-Dec-16 31-Dec-15
Assets          
Non-Current Assets          
Property, Plant & Equipment 2,610.50 1,083.00 979.50 968.70 797.70
Intangible Assets 11,639.50 15,044.80 14,971.30 15,431.60 12,386.00
Other Non-Current Assets 325.50 333.00 336.50 345.30 272.80
  15,886.80 17,924.30 18,506.00 19,125.30 15,373.80
Current Assets          
Inventories n/a n/a n/a 400.40 329.00
Cash at Bank & in Hand 2,969.00 2,643.20 2,391.40 2,436.90 2,382.40
Other Current Assets 165.40 198.70 n/a n/a 168.60
  14,956.70 15,943.40 15,156.80 15,443.00 13,375.40
           
Other Assets 485.30 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Total Assets 31,328.80 33,867.70 33,662.80 34,568.30 28,749.20
Current Liabilities          
Borrowings 763.50 1,025.10 624.10 1,002.50 932.00
Other Current Liabilities 14,686.70 15,584.30 14,890.40 15,762.70 13,283.50
           
Current Liabilities 15,450.20 16,609.40 15,514.50 16,765.20 14,215.50
           
Net Current Assets cn/a cn/a cn/a cn/a cn/a
           
Borrowings 5,994.80 5,634.80 6,250.40 5,564.90 4,661.20
Other Non-Current Liabilities 483.30 841.40 992.80 1,273.80 891.50
Non-Current Liabilities 7,264.70 7,451.70 8,192.20 8,035.50 6,517.90
           
Other Liabilities 170.40 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Total Liabilities 22,885.30 24,061.10 23,706.70 24,800.70 20,733.40
           
Net Assets 8,443.50 9,806.60 9,956.10 9,767.60 8,015.80
           
Shareholders Funds 8,072.10 9,382.20 9,487.30 9,324.50 7,637.40
           
Minority Interests/Other Equity 371.40 424.40 468.80 443.10 378.40
Total Equity 8,443.50 9,806.60 9,956.10 9,767.60 8,015.80
Cash Flow 31-Dec-19 31-Dec-18 31-Dec-17 31-Dec-16 31-Dec-15
Net Cash Flow From Operating Activities 1,850.50 1,693.80 1,408.10 1,773.80 1,359.90
Net Cash Flow from Investing Activities 1,759.60 184.50 (499.70) (916.20) (902.50)
Net Cash Flow from Financing Activities (2,922.00) (1,613.80) (785.60) (1,193.50) (704.00)
Net Increase/Decrease In Cash 688.10 264.50 122.80 (335.90) (246.60)
Ratios - based on IFRS 31-Dec-19 31-Dec-18 31-Dec-17 31-Dec-16 31-Dec-15
Continuing Operations          
PE Ratio - Adjusted 13.6 9.2 11.1 15.8 16.4
PEG - Adjusted n/a n/a 1.8 0.8 1.6
Earnings per Share Growth - Adjusted -15% -24% 6% 20% 10%
Dividend Cover 1.31 1.54 2.03 2.03 2.13
Revenue per Share 1,022.14p 1,045.58p 1,253.21p 1,111.33p 944.99p
Pre-Tax Profit per Share 75.85p 100.78p 167.26p 146.01p 115.28p
Operating Margin 9.79% 9.49% 12.07% 14.34% 13.34%
Return on Capital Employed 28.56% 59.98% 81.33% 98.30% 75.14%
           
Dividend Yield 5.6% 7.1% 4.4% 3.1% 2.9%
Dividend per Share Growth n/a n/a 6.01% 26.65% 16.99%
Operating Cash Flow per Share 142.92p 135.74p 111.66p 137.00p 105.03p
Cash Incr/Decr per Share 53.15p 21.20p 9.74p (25.94p) (19.05p)
Net Asset Value per Share (exc. Intangibles) (246.84p) (419.80p) (397.69p) (437.46p) (337.53p)
Net Gearing 46.94% 42.81% 47.25% 44.30% 42.04%

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

Note 1: Prices and trades are provided by Digital Look Corporate Solutions and are delayed by at least 5 minutes.

Note 2: Forecast figures based on normalised accounts.

 

Top of Page