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WPP WPP PLC ORD 10P




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Income Statement 31-Dec-13
( £ m )
31-Dec-14
( £ m )
31-Dec-15
( £ m )
31-Dec-16
( £ m )
31-Dec-17
( £ m )
Continuing Operations
Revenue  11019.40 11528.90 12235.20 14388.90 15265.40
Operating Profit/(Loss)  1410.30 1507.30 1632.00 2063.10 1908.20
Net Interest  -202.30 -186.00 -163.30 -179.90 -185.10
Profit Before Tax  1227.70 1390.00 1445.60 1840.70 1995.80
Profit After Tax  944.00 1089.60 1198.10 1451.80 1798.80
Discontinued Operations
Profit After Tax  n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
PROFIT FOR THE PERIOD  1012.10 1151.50 1245.10 1501.60 1912.30
Attributable to:
Minority Interests  -75.60 -74.30 -84.90 -101.50 -95.70
Equity Holders of Parent Company  936.50 1077.20 1160.20 1400.10 1816.60
 
Continuing EPS
Earnings per Share - Basic  72.40p 82.40p 90.00p 109.60p 144.00p
Earnings per Share - Diluted  69.60p 80.50p 88.40p 108.00p 142.40p
Earnings per Share - Adjusted  n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Continuing and Discontinued EPS
Earnings per Share - Basic  72.40p 82.40p 90.00p 109.60p 144.00p
Earnings per Share - Diluted  69.60p 80.50p 88.40p 108.00p 142.40p
Earnings per Share - Adjusted  n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
 
Dividend per Share  34.21p 38.20p 44.69p 56.50p 59.75p

Balance Sheet 31-Dec-13
( £ m )
31-Dec-14
( £ m )
31-Dec-15
( £ m )
31-Dec-16
( £ m )
31-Dec-17
( £ m )
Assets
Non-Current Assets
Property, Plant & Equipment  773.30 772.50 797.70 968.70 979.50
Intangible Assets  11140.60 11648.30 12386.00 15431.60 14971.30
Investment Properties  n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Investments  1063.40 1429.10 1917.30 2379.70 2218.70
Other Financial Assets  n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Other Non-Current Assets  0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  13255.20 14238.20 15373.80 19125.30 18506.00
Current Assets
Inventories  304.50 327.30 329.00 400.40 424.30
Trade & Other Receivables  9088.10 9307.90 10260.40 12064.50 11814.00
Cash at Bank & in Hand  2221.60 2512.70 2382.40 2436.90 2391.40
Current Asset Investments  n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Other Current Assets  0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  11750.20 12515.60 13375.40 15443.00 15162.70
 
Total Assets  25005.40 26753.80 28749.20 34568.30 33668.70
 
Liabilities
Current Liabilities
Borrowings  941.40 653.20 932.00 1002.50 624.10
Other Current Liabilities  3680.60 4096.30 4745.20 5454.40 4997.40
  11772.20 12595.80 14215.50 16765.20 15514.50
 
Net Current Assets  -22.00 -80.20 -840.10 -1322.20 -351.80
 
Non-Current Liabilities
Borrowings  3520.60 4134.90 4661.20 5564.90 6250.40
Provisions  n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Other Non-Current Liabilities  967.90 1232.50 1075.10 1501.70 1221.80
  5386.70 6331.20 6517.90 8035.50 8192.20
 
Other Liabilities  n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Total Liabilities  17418.60 19253.70 21111.80 25243.80 24175.50
 
Net Assets  7586.80 7500.10 7637.40 9324.50 9493.20
 
Capital & Reserves
Share Capital  134.90 132.60 132.90 133.20 133.30
Share Premium Account  483.40 508.00 535.30 562.20 568.50
Other Reserves  n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Retained Earnings  6903.70 7106.70 7698.50 8405.90 9200.80
Shareholders Funds  7586.80 7500.10 7637.40 9324.50 9493.20
 
Minority Interests/Other Equity  259.70 326.70 378.40 443.10 468.80
Total Equity *   7846.50 7826.80 8015.80 9767.60 9962.00

Ratios - based on IFRS 31-Dec-13 31-Dec-14 31-Dec-15 31-Dec-16 31-Dec-17
Continuing Operations
PE Ratio *   19.06 16.32 17.37 16.57 9.38
PEG *   1.97 1.18 1.88 0.77 0.30
Earnings per Share Growth  9.67% 13.81% 9.22% 21.45% 31.75%
Dividend Cover *   2.12 2.16 2.01 1.94 2.41
Revenue Per Share  851.71p 881.82p 949.57p 1122.99p 1210.48p
Pre-Tax Profit per Share  94.89p 106.32p 112.19p 143.66p 158.26p
Operating Margin  12.80% 13.07% 13.34% 14.34% 12.50%
Return on Capital Employed  11.94% 12.39% 12.79% 14.13% 11.83%
 
Continuing & Discontinued Operations
Dividend Yield *   2.48% 2.84% 2.86% 3.11% 4.42%
Dividend per Share Growth  14.80% 19.09% 21.83% 11.06% 26.12%
Net Asset Value per Share (exc. Intangibles)  -263.76p -314.68p -366.76p -476.80p -431.37p
Net Gearing *   29.53% 30.34% 42.04% 44.30% 47.22%

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Company Information
Company website http://www.wpp.com
Company address 22 Grenville Street, St Helier, JE4 8PX, Jersey
FTSE ICB sector Media
FTSE ICB subsector Media Agencies
Company market cap, £m* 15,430.98
Admission date 19 Nov 2008
*The market capitalisation of companies reflects the London listed element only and are approximate. Data provided by FTSE Russell.

Security Information
21-Jun-18
FTSE index FTSE All-Share,FTSE Eurotop 300,FTSE 350 High Yield,FTSE 100,FTSE 350 (ex IT),FTSE All-Share (ex IT),FTSE 350
Market Main Market
Market identifier code (MIC) XLON
Trading service SETS
Trading segment SET1
Listing category Premium Equity Commercial Companies
Country of share register JE
ISIN JE00B8KF9B49
SEDOL B8KF9B4
Exchange market size 1,000
Security market cap, £m 15,430.98



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