Momentum
Relative Strength (%)
1m
3m
1yr
Volume Change (%)
10d v 3m
Price vs... (%)
52w High
50d MA
200d MA
vs.
market
vs.
industry
Growth & Value

Margin of Safety (beta)
Screens Passed 2
Balance Sheet · Income Statement · Cashflow Financial Summary
Year End 31st Dec 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014E 2015E CAGR / Avg
Revenue £m
Operating Profit £m
Net Profit £m
EPS Reported p
EPS Normalised p
EPS Growth %
PE Ratio x
PEG x
Profitability
Operating Margin %
ROA %
ROCE %
ROE %
Cashflow
Op. Cashflow ps p
Capex ps p
Free Cashflow ps p
Last ex-div: 4th Jun, paid: 7th Jul more... Dividends
Dividend ps p
Dividend Growth %
Dividend Yield %
Dividend Cover x
Balance Sheet
Cash etc £m
Working Capital £m
Net Fixed Assets £m
Net Debt £m
Book Value £m
Average Shares m
Book Value ps p +4.2%

FINANCIAL BRIEF: For the fiscal year ended 31 December 2013, WPP PLC revenues increased 6% to L11.02B. Net income increased 14% to L936.5M. Revenues reflect an increase in demand for the Company's products and services due to favorable market conditions. Net income benefited from Revalution of Financial Liabilities FV increase from L4.7M (expense) to L21M (income), Share of results of associates increase of 9% to L78.8M (income). more »

Health Trend

Bankruptcy Risk

  Earnings Manipulation Risk

Magic Formula Score
A-
A-

Other Ratios
Leverage (ttm) Total Ex Intang
Gross Gearing %
Net Gearing %
Cash / Assets %

vs.
market
vs.
industry
Recent History
Latest interim period (ended 31st Dec '13) vs. prior year
Sales Growth %
EPS Growth %
3yr Compound Annual Growth Rate
Sales Growth %
EPS Growth %
DPS Growth %

Broker Forecasts
31st Dec 2014
31st Dec 2015

Price Target: 1,432 (+12.41% above Price) Net Profit EPS DPS Net Profit EPS DPS
Est. Long Term Growth Rate: +9.2% (£) (p) (p) (£) (p) (p)
Consensus Estimate
1m Change
3m Change
32 brokers Broker Consensus Trend
Broker Recommendations for WPP
Recommendation:Strong SellSellHoldBuyStrong Buy
No. of Analysts: 1 0 9 13 9

Named Brokers and Analysts
Wedbush Securities Inc. James Dix, CFA , Jefferies & Company, Inc. David Reynolds , Credit Suisse Nick Bertolotti , Sanford Bernstein Claudio Aspesi , Investec Bank (UK) Plc Steve Liechti , Wells Fargo Securities, LLC Peter Stabler , ING FM , Nomura Securities William Mairs , Panmure Gordon , Numis Securities Paul Richards , Natixis Jerome Bodin Pavel Govciyan , Edison Investment Research , CA Cheuvreux Richard Houbron Thomas Jorion , Macquarie Research Tim Nollen , Societe Generale Laurent Picard , Berenberg Sarah Simon , Oddo Securities Bruno Hareng , Westhouse Securities Ltd. Roddy Davidson , Kepler Cheuvreux Conor O'Shea, CFA , Charles Stanley Sam Hart , Espirito Santo Investment Bank , Morningstar, Inc. Peter Wahlstrom , Pivotal Research Group Brian Wieser , Day by Day Valérie GASTALDY , Evercore Partners Douglas Arthur , Liberum Ian Whittaker , Alphavalue Véronique Cabioc'h ,

WPP plc, is engaged the provision of communications services on a national, multinational and global basis. Its segments include: Advertising and Media Investment Management; where it operates advertising networks Ogilvy & Mather Advertising, JWT, Y&R, Grey, bates and the United Network, as well as Media Investment Management companies; Consumer Insight, where its operations are conducted through Kantar; Public Relations & Public Affairs, where it operates through companies, such as Burson-Marsteller, Cohn & Wolfe, Hill & Knowlton and Ogilvy Public Relations, and Branding & Identity, Healthcare and Specialist Communications. In April 2014, the Company announced that Kantar Media, wholly-owned media research and analytics business has acquired the entire issued share capital of The Data Republic, S.L. In April 2014, the Company announced that Kantar Retail, wholly owned retail and shopper data, analytics and consulting business, acquired XTEL.

Directors: Martin Sorrell (CEO) 68, Paul Richardson (Fin. Dir.) 55, Mark Read (Exec. Dir.) ,

No. of Employees: 116,911 No. of Shareholders: n/a


Last Annual December 31st, 2013
Last Interim December 31st, 2013
Shares in Issue 1,332,815,925
Free Float 1.25bn (93.8%)
ISIN JE00B8KF9B49
Sector Consumer Cyclicals
Industry Media & Publishing
Index FTSE Eurofirst 100 , FTSEUROFIRST 300 , E300 ex EURO COR, FTSE 350 Act , FTSE Lower Yield , FT350 Media , FTSE 100 , FTSE 100 Eod Gbp ,
Exchange London Stock Exchange (Full)
Eligible for an ISA? a SIPP?

WPP Share Price Performance WPP Quote
1268.78p
-6.0  -0.5%
Traded 9:27am · Minimum 15 min delayed · NMS: 1.50k

Latest WPP News Announcements (delayed)

Upcoming WPP Events
Friday 25th April, 2014
Q1 2014 WPP PLC Trading Update
Wednesday 4th June, 2014
Dividend For WPP.L
Wednesday 4th June, 2014
Dividend For WPPGY
Monday 25th August, 2014 (estimate)
H1 2014 WPP PLC Earnings Release

Recent ↓
Wednesday 19th March, 2014
WPP PLC at CAGE Conference
Monday 10th March, 2014
WPP PLC at Deutsche Bank Media, Internet and Telecom Conference
Thursday 27th February, 2014
Preliminary 2013 WPP PLC Earnings Conference Call
Thursday 27th February, 2014
Preliminary 2013 WPP PLC Earnings Release
Thursday 27th February, 2014
Preliminary 2013 WPP PLC Earnings Presentation
Tuesday 7th January, 2014
WPP PLC at Citi Internet Media & Telecommunications Conference
Monday 9th December, 2013
WPP PLC at UBS Global Media and Communications Conference
Thursday 21st November, 2013
WPP PLC at Morgan Stanley Technology Media & Telecoms Conference
Thursday 24th October, 2013
WPP PLC Third Quarter Trading Statement Conference Call
Thursday 24th October, 2013
WPP PLC Third Quarter Trading Statement


Use of our data service is subject to express Terms of Service. Please see our full site disclaimer for more details. In particular, it is very important to do your own research (DYOR) and seek professional advice before making any investment based on your own personal circumstances. Please note that the information, data and analysis contained within this stock report: (a) include the proprietary information of Stockopedia's third party licensors and Stockopedia; (b) should not be copied or redistributed except as specifically authorised; and (c) are not warranted to be complete, accurate or timely. You should independently research and verify any information that you find in this report. Stockopedia will not be liable in respect of any loss, trading or otherwise, that you may suffer arising out of such information or any reliance you may place upon it. Past performance is no guarantee of future results. The value and income derived from investments may go down as well as up. © Stockopedia 2014.


Should you buy WPP

Access WPP Analytics Now!

FREE TRIAL or TAKE THE TOUR