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WPP WPP PLC ORD 10P




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Income Statement 31-Dec-12
( £ m )
31-Dec-13
( £ m )
31-Dec-14
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31-Dec-15
( £ m )
31-Dec-16
( £ m )
Continuing Operations
Revenue  10373.10 11019.40 11528.90 12235.20 14388.90
Operating Profit/(Loss)  1241.10 1410.30 1507.30 1632.00 2063.10
Net Interest  -203.80 -202.30 -186.00 -163.30 -179.90
Profit Before Tax  1022.50 1227.70 1390.00 1445.60 1840.70
Profit After Tax  825.30 944.00 1089.60 1198.10 1451.80
Discontinued Operations
Profit After Tax  n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
PROFIT FOR THE PERIOD  894.70 1012.10 1151.50 1245.10 1501.60
Attributable to:
Minority Interests  -72.00 -75.60 -74.30 -84.90 -101.50
Equity Holders of Parent Company  822.70 936.50 1077.20 1160.20 1400.10
 
Continuing EPS
Earnings per Share - Basic  66.20p 72.40p 82.40p 90.00p 109.60p
Earnings per Share - Diluted  62.80p 69.60p 80.50p 88.40p 108.00p
Earnings per Share - Adjusted  n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Continuing and Discontinued EPS
Earnings per Share - Basic  66.20p 72.40p 82.40p 90.00p 109.60p
Earnings per Share - Diluted  62.80p 69.60p 80.50p 88.40p 108.00p
Earnings per Share - Adjusted  n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
 
Dividend per Share  28.51p 34.21p 38.20p 44.69p 56.50p

Balance Sheet 31-Dec-12
( £ m )
31-Dec-13
( £ m )
31-Dec-14
( £ m )
31-Dec-15
( £ m )
31-Dec-16
( £ m )
Assets
Non-Current Assets
Property, Plant & Equipment  768.30 773.30 772.50 797.70 968.70
Intangible Assets  11284.60 11140.60 11648.30 12386.00 15431.60
Investment Properties  n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Investments  1063.70 1063.40 1429.10 1917.30 2379.70
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
  13452.90 13255.20 14238.20 15373.80 19125.30
Current Assets
Inventories  348.20 304.50 327.30 329.00 400.40
Trade & Other Receivables  9007.00 9088.10 9307.90 10260.40 12064.50
Cash at Bank & in Hand  1945.30 2221.60 2512.70 2382.40 2436.90
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
  11424.70 11750.20 12515.60 13375.40 15443.00
 
Total Assets  24877.60 25005.40 26753.80 28749.20 34568.30
 
Liabilities
Current Liabilities
Borrowings  1085.90 941.40 653.20 932.00 1002.50
Other Current Liabilities  3783.20 3680.60 4096.30 4745.20 5454.40
  12096.60 11772.20 12595.80 14215.50 16765.20
 
Net Current Assets  -671.90 -22.00 -80.20 -840.10 -1322.20
 
Non-Current Liabilities
Borrowings  3680.60 3520.60 4134.90 4661.20 5564.90
Provisions  n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Other Non-Current Liabilities  1023.90 967.90 1232.50 1075.10 1501.70
  5720.40 5386.70 6331.20 6517.90 8035.50
 
Other Liabilities  n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Total Liabilities  18066.60 17418.60 19253.70 21111.80 25243.80
 
Net Assets  6811.00 7586.80 7500.10 7637.40 9324.50
 
Capital & Reserves
Share Capital  126.50 134.90 132.60 132.90 133.20
Share Premium Account  175.90 483.40 508.00 535.30 562.20
Other Reserves  n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Retained Earnings  11186.30 6903.70 7106.70 7698.50 8405.90
Shareholders Funds  6811.00 7586.80 7500.10 7637.40 9324.50
 
Minority Interests/Other Equity  249.60 259.70 326.70 378.40 443.10
Total Equity *   7060.60 7846.50 7826.80 8015.80 9767.60

Ratios - based on IFRS 31-Dec-12 31-Dec-13 31-Dec-14 31-Dec-15 31-Dec-16
Continuing Operations
PE Ratio *   13.41 19.06 16.32 17.37 16.57
PEG *   -5.74 1.97 1.18 1.88 0.77
Earnings per Share Growth  -2.34% 9.67% 13.81% 9.22% 21.45%
Dividend Cover *   2.32 2.12 2.16 2.01 1.94
Revenue Per Share  831.97p 851.71p 881.82p 949.57p 1122.99p
Pre-Tax Profit per Share  82.01p 94.89p 106.32p 112.19p 143.66p
Operating Margin  11.96% 12.80% 13.07% 13.34% 14.34%
Return on Capital Employed  10.93% 11.94% 12.39% 12.79% 14.13%
 
Continuing & Discontinued Operations
Dividend Yield *   3.21% 2.48% 2.84% 2.86% 3.11%
Dividend per Share Growth  35.22% 14.80% 19.09% 21.83% 11.06%
Net Asset Value per Share (exc. Intangibles)  -353.53p -263.76p -314.68p -366.76p -476.80p
Net Gearing *   41.42% 29.53% 30.34% 42.04% 44.30%

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Company Information
Updated Monthly
Company address 22 Grenville Street, St Helier, JE4 8PX, Jersey
Company website http://www.wpp.com
Market cap(in millions)* £ 14,108.18
Listing/Admission to trading 02 Jan 2013
Trading service SETS
Market Main Market
Listing category Premium Equity Commercial Companies
*The market capitalisation of companies reflects the London listed element only. These figures are approximate and are updated monthly.

Trading Information
25-Apr-18
FTSE index FTSE All-Share,FTSE Eurotop 300,FTSE 350 Low Yield,FTSE 100,FTSE 350 (ex IT),FTSE All-Share (ex IT),FTSE 350
FTSE sector Media
FTSE sub-sector Media Agencies
Country of share register JE
Segment SET1
MiFID Status -
Exchange market size 1,000
SEDOL B8KF9B4
ISIN number JE00B8KF9B49



WPP share fundamentals (WPP)