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WPP PLC (WPP.L)

WPP.L on London Stock Exchange

1,367.00GBp
11 Dec 2017
Change (% chg)

26.00 (+1.94%)
Prev Close
1,341.00
Open
1,345.00
Day's High
1,376.00
Day's Low
1,344.00
Volume
1,323,675
Avg. Vol
5,926,195
52-wk High
1,928.07
52-wk Low
1,238.45

Revenue & Earnings Per Share

    Revenue* Earnings Per Share**
FY 2017 Jun '17 7,403.60 0.466
FY 2016 Dec '16 7,852.40 0.893
Jun '16 6,536.50 0.189
FY 2015 Dec '15 6,395.80 0.454
Jun '15 5,839.40 0.430
 
*Note: Units in Millions ofBritish Pounds
**Note: Units in British Pounds

Consensus Estimates Analysis

  # of Estimates Mean High Low 1 Year Ago
SALES (in millions)
Quarter Ending Dec-17 2 5,419.70 7,122.40 3,717.00 5,487.55
Quarter Ending Mar-18 1 3,127.00 3,127.00 3,127.00 --
Year Ending Dec-17 15 13,228.10 13,363.00 13,113.00 14,983.80
Year Ending Dec-18 17 13,545.00 13,886.60 13,159.00 15,651.80
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Dec-17 1 0.77 0.77 0.77 --
Quarter Ending Jun-18 2 24.39 48.30 0.48 --
Year Ending Dec-17 28 120.92 125.50 118.00 127.08
Year Ending Dec-18 28 126.60 133.00 118.14 134.80
LT Growth Rate (%) 5 5.86 10.60 1.96 11.97
Sales and Profit Figures in British Pound (GBP);

Valuation Ratios

  Company industry sector
P/E Ratio (TTM) 10.35 33.62 19.09
P/E High - Last 5 Yrs. 19.82 19.38 32.95
P/E Low - Last 5 Yrs. 14.15 7.06 12.90
Beta 1.21 0.90 1.28
Price to Sales (TTM) 1.17 1.50 4,115.33
Price to Book (MRQ) 1.90 2.68 2.28
Price to Tangible Book (MRQ) -- 2.43 2.77
Price to Cash Flow (TTM) 7.69 15.19 460,337.36
% Owned Institutions -- 0.13 0.21

Dividends

  Company industry sector
Dividend Yield -- 1.46 2.13
Dividend Yield - 5 Year Avg 2.89 0.59 2.25
Dividend 5 Year Growth Rate 18.13 7.32 8.19
Payout Ratio(TTM) 38.33 39.26 42.95

Growth Rates

  Company industry sector
Sales (MRQ) vs Qtr. 1 Yr. Ago 13.27 10.57 6.55
Sales (TTM) vs TTM 1 Yr. Ago 17.97 3.68 4.61
Sales - 5 Yr. Growth Rate 7.50 6.23 4.01
EPS (MRQ) vs Qtr. 1 Yr. Ago 146.36 -7.33 30.88
EPS (TTM) vs TTM 1 Yr. Ago 111.37 -- --
EPS - 5 Yr. Growth Rate 10.85 9.60 1.74
Capital Spending - 5 Yr. Growth Rate 2.40 10.47 1.18

Financial Strength

  Company industry sector
Quick Ratio (MRQ) 0.96 1.30 1.12
Current Ratio (MRQ) 0.99 1.44 1.37
LT Debt to Equity (MRQ) 69.99 34.13 34.61
Total Debt to Equity (MRQ) 79.89 43.40 70.70
Interest Coverage (TTM) 19.05 3.59 5.20

Profitability Ratios

  Company industry sector
Gross Margin (TTM) 86.30 61.68 23.40
Gross Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. 88.30 13.36 22.61
EBITD Margin (TTM) 16.27 -- --
EBITD - 5 Yr. Avg 16.43 4.09 36.55
Operating Margin (TTM) 14.68 9.98 14.05
Operating Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. 13.09 2.75 40.68
Pre-Tax Margin (TTM) 14.71 9.92 16.28
Pre-Tax Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. 12.13 3.31 43.21
Net Profit Margin (TTM) 12.15 6.27 13.80
Net Profit Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. 9.75 1.84 39.97
Effective Tax Rate (TTM) 17.43 37.01 21.05
Effective Tax Rate - 5 Yr. Avg. 19.63 18.74 22.26

Efficiency

  Company industry sector
Revenue/Employee (TTM) 77,051 42,542,586 761,815,855
Net Income/Employee (TTM) 9,360 1,789,821 85,200,830
Receivable Turnover (TTM) 1.45 3.47 13.15
Inventory Turnover (TTM) 4.91 206.41 10.48
Asset Turnover (TTM) 0.46 1.07 0.70

Management Effectiveness

  Company industry sector
Return on Assets (TTM) 5.62 4.17 6.26
Return on Assets - 5 Yr. Avg. 4.30 3.31 7.76
Return on Investment (TTM) 10.75 7.66 10.55
Return on Investment - 5 Yr. Avg. 8.47 6.73 12.60
Return on Equity (TTM) 19.52 8.13 12.64
Return on Equity - 5 Yr. Avg. 14.38 6.45 16.57
  1 Year 3 Year 5 Year
Sales % 17.60 9.30 7.50
EPS (TTM) % 22.22 15.76 10.85
Dividend % 26.65 18.27 18.13
Note: Units in Millions of US Dollars

Performance for WPP PLC

Period %
Actual
% vs.
S&P 500
Rank In
Industry
Industry
Rank
4 Week 1.01 -1.07 99 80
13 Week -10.33 -12.66 99 12
26 Week -18.72 -21.04 99 11
52 Week -22.01 -28.04 99 22
YTD -22.52 -27.31 75 15
Note:: Rank is a percentile that ranges from 0 to 99, with 99 = best.

Institutional Holders

% Shares Owned: 52.66%
# of Holders: 517
Total Shares Held: 668,779,010
3 Mo. Net Change: 48,534,763
# New Positions: 10
# Closed Positions: 25
# Increased Positions: 120
# Reduced Positions: 111
# Net Buyers: 9
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