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WPP PLC (WPP.L)

WPP.L on London Stock Exchange

848.80GBp
20 Nov 2018
Change (% chg)

-7.60 (-0.89%)
Prev Close
856.40
Open
851.00
Day's High
856.60
Day's Low
836.60
Volume
917,370
Avg. Vol
4,498,651
52-wk High
1,474.25
52-wk Low
818.00

Revenue & Earnings Per Share

Consensus Estimates Analysis

  # of Estimates Mean High Low 1 Year Ago
SALES (in millions)
Quarter Ending Dec-18 4 4,590.25 6,781.00 3,578.00 5,692.40
Quarter Ending Mar-19 1 2,942.00 2,942.00 2,942.00 --
Year Ending Dec-18 19 13,036.60 15,351.00 12,614.00 13,562.70
Year Ending Dec-19 19 13,063.70 15,284.00 12,582.20 14,017.30
Earnings (per share)
Quarter Ending Dec-18 1 75.20 75.20 75.20 42.67
Quarter Ending Jun-19 1 0.45 0.45 0.45 --
Year Ending Dec-18 25 108.12 122.28 102.89 126.76
Year Ending Dec-19 25 106.12 128.10 93.80 133.73
LT Growth Rate (%) 3 -5.20 -2.10 -7.21 5.87
Sales and Profit Figures in British Pound (GBP);

Valuation Ratios

  Company industry sector
P/E Ratio (TTM) 10.35 33.26 19.42
P/E High - Last 5 Yrs. 19.82 20.22 33.63
P/E Low - Last 5 Yrs. 14.15 6.91 12.98
Beta 1.21 0.92 1.26
Price to Sales (TTM) 1.17 1.49 1.94
Price to Book (MRQ) 1.90 2.64 2.33
Price to Tangible Book (MRQ) -- 2.27 2.93
Price to Cash Flow (TTM) 7.69 15.10 14.16
% Owned Institutions -- 0.18 0.39

Dividends

  Company industry sector
Dividend Yield -- 1.48 2.14
Dividend Yield - 5 Year Avg 2.89 0.58 2.24
Dividend 5 Year Growth Rate 18.13 7.50 8.71
Payout Ratio(TTM) 38.33 39.15 37.32

Growth Rates

  Company industry sector
Sales (MRQ) vs Qtr. 1 Yr. Ago 13.27 10.49 7.35
Sales (TTM) vs TTM 1 Yr. Ago 17.97 3.51 4.66
Sales - 5 Yr. Growth Rate 7.50 6.11 4.10
EPS (MRQ) vs Qtr. 1 Yr. Ago 146.36 -9.59 44.08
EPS (TTM) vs TTM 1 Yr. Ago 111.37 -- --
EPS - 5 Yr. Growth Rate 10.85 9.54 2.16
Capital Spending - 5 Yr. Growth Rate 2.40 10.90 1.62

Financial Strength

  Company industry sector
Quick Ratio (MRQ) 0.96 1.32 1.17
Current Ratio (MRQ) 0.99 1.45 1.44
LT Debt to Equity (MRQ) 69.99 36.21 35.10
Total Debt to Equity (MRQ) 79.89 45.36 70.14
Interest Coverage (TTM) 19.05 3.53 6.27

Profitability Ratios

  Company industry sector
Gross Margin (TTM) 86.30 62.64 23.80
Gross Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. 88.30 13.21 22.99
EBITD Margin (TTM) 16.27 -- --
EBITD - 5 Yr. Avg 16.43 4.11 35.37
Operating Margin (TTM) 14.68 10.20 13.83
Operating Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. 13.09 2.81 39.11
Pre-Tax Margin (TTM) 14.71 10.08 16.22
Pre-Tax Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. 12.13 3.30 41.61
Net Profit Margin (TTM) 12.15 6.36 13.70
Net Profit Margin - 5 Yr. Avg. 9.75 1.85 38.38
Effective Tax Rate (TTM) 17.43 37.33 21.42
Effective Tax Rate - 5 Yr. Avg. 19.63 18.69 22.73

Efficiency

  Company industry sector
Revenue/Employee (TTM) 77,051 41,985,957 727,597,103
Net Income/Employee (TTM) 9,360 1,788,384 81,530,134
Receivable Turnover (TTM) 1.45 3.49 14.40
Inventory Turnover (TTM) 4.91 205.32 11.20
Asset Turnover (TTM) 0.46 1.06 0.72

Management Effectiveness

  Company industry sector
Return on Assets (TTM) 5.62 4.21 6.35
Return on Assets - 5 Yr. Avg. 4.30 3.27 7.68
Return on Investment (TTM) 10.75 7.77 10.62
Return on Investment - 5 Yr. Avg. 8.47 6.72 12.43
Return on Equity (TTM) 19.52 8.33 12.80
Return on Equity - 5 Yr. Avg. 14.38 6.48 16.51
  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 77
13 Week -10.33 -12.66 99 9
26 Week -18.72 -21.04 99 9
52 Week -22.01 -28.04 97 18
YTD -22.52 -27.31 75 13
Note:: Rank is a percentile that ranges from 0 to 99, with 99 = best.

Institutional Holders

% Shares Owned: 60.70%
# of Holders: 481
Total Shares Held: 765,899,434
3 Mo. Net Change: -6,318,695
# New Positions: 20
# Closed Positions: 17
# Increased Positions: 130
# Reduced Positions: 98
# Net Buyers: 32
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