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Wpp PLC Fundamentals

Company NameWpp PLCLast Updated2021-02-26
IndustryAdvertising AgenciesSectorCommunication Services
Shares in Issue1.225 bnMarket Cap£10.46 bn
PE Ratio12.53Dividend per Share£0.60
Dividend Yield1.17Dividend Cover1.14
EPS£0.68EPS Growth (%)-0.03
PEG0DPS Growth (%)0
Debt Ratio0.3018Debt Equity Ratio1.3281
Asset Equity Ratio4.4999Cash Equity Ratio0.4789
Quick Ratio0.9792Current Ratio1.05
Price To Book Value1.9376ROCE0

Wpp PLC Dividends

TypeEx-DatePay DateCurrencyNet DividendYear Total
Interim2020-10-082020-11-06GBP0.1000
Interim2019-10-032019-11-04GBP0.2270
Prelim2019-06-132019-07-08GBP0.3730
Interim2018-10-042018-11-05GBP0.2270
Prelim2018-06-142018-07-09GBP0.3730

Wpp PLC Company Financials

Assets20192018
Tangible Assets£2.61 bn£1.08 bn
Intangible Assets£11.58 bn£14.97 bn
Investments£1.31 bn£1.46 bn
Total Fixed Assets£15.83 bn£17.85 bn
Stocks00
Debtors£11.32 bn£12.55 bn
Cash & Equivalents£11.31 bn£11.07 bn
Other Assets00
Total Assets£39.61 bn£42.22 bn
Liabilities20192018
Creditors within 1 year£23.96 bn£25.02 bn
Creditors after 1 year£7.23 bn£7.42 bn
Other Liabilities£170.40 m0
Total Liabilities£31.19 bn£32.44 bn
Net assets£8.42 bn£9.78 bn
Equity20192018
Called up share capital£132.80 m£133.30 m
Share Premium£570.30 m£569.70 m
Profit / Loss£1.21 bn£1.02 bn
Other Equity£8.04 bn£9.36 bn
Preference & Minorities£371.40 m£424.40 m
Total Capital Employed£8.42 bn£9.78 bn
Ratios20192018
Debt Ratio£0.43£0.38
Debt-to-Equity£0.75£0.60
Assets / Equity4.49994.4999
Cash / Equity0.47890.4789
EPS£0.60£0.62
Cash Flow20192018
Cash from operating activities£1.85 bn£1.69 bn
Cashflow before financing-£1.07 bn£80.00 m
Increase in Cash£688.10 m£264.50 m
Income20192018
Turnover£13.23 bn£13.05 bn
Cost of sales£10.83 bn£10.56 bn
Gross Profit£2.41 bn£2.49 bn
Operating Profit£1.30 bn£1.25 bn
Pre-Tax profit£1.21 bn£1.02 bn

Wpp PLC Company Background

SectorCommunication Services
ActivitiesHeadquartered in the U.K., WPP is the world's largest ad holding company, based on annual revenues. WPP's services, which include traditional and digital advertising, public relations, and consulting, are provided worldwide, with over 70% of its revenue coming from more developed regions such as the North America, U.K., and Western Europe.
Latest Interim Date27 Aug 2020
Latest Fiscal Year End Date27 Feb 2020

Wpp PLC Directors

AppointedNamePosition
2017-06-07Ms. Charlene T Begley Non-Executive Director
2008-11-19Mr. David H KomanskyNon-Executive Director
2013-06-12Professor Dr. John A QuelchNon-Executive Director
2015-06-09Ambassador Philip LaderNon-Executive Director,Chairman
2020-05-26Ms. Sally SusmanNon-Executive Director
2020-06-11Mr. Solomon D. TrujilloNon-Executive Director
2013-06-12Mr. Paul SpencerNon-Executive Director
2015-06-09Mr. Colin Richard Day Non-Executive Director
2014-06-25Ms. Esther Dyson Non-Executive Director
2013-01-03Ms. Lubna Suliman OlayanNon-Executive Director
2020-11-27Mr. Mark ReadExecutive Director,Chief Executive Officer
2018-04-27Sir Martin Stuart SorrellExecutive Director,Group Chief Executive
2020-05-26Ms. Nicole SeligmanNon-Executive Director,Senior Independent Director
2013-06-12Mr. Stanley W MortenNon-Executive Director
2020-01-31Mr. Paul Winston George RichardsonExecutive Director,Group Finance Director
2015-06-09Mr. Jeffrey A RosenNon-Executive Director
2020-05-26Ms. Cindy Helen Rose OBENon-Executive Director
2020-05-26Mr. Roberto QuartaNon-Executive Director,Chairman
2020-05-26Mr. Jacques AigrainNon-Executive Director
2021-02-02Ms. Angela Ahrendts DBENon-Executive Director
2020-06-11Sir John Antony HoodNon-Executive Director
2017-06-07Mr. Timothy ShriverNon-Executive Director
2020-11-27Mr. John Terence Rogers Executive Director,Chief Financial Officer
2019-06-12Mr. Li RuigangNon-Executive Director
2020-05-26Ms. Jasmine WhitbreadNon-Executive Director
2020-11-13Mr. Keith WeedNon-Executive Director
2018-07-31Mr. Hugo ShongNon-Executive Director
2020-06-11Ms. Daniela RiccardiNon-Executive Director
2020-05-26Mr. Tarek FarahatNon-Executive Director
2020-05-11Ms. Sandrine DufourNon-Executive Director

Wpp PLC Contact Details

Company NameWPP PLC
AddressHilgrove Street, Queensway House, St Helier, JE1 1ES
Telephone
Websitehttps://www.wpp.com

Wpp PLC Advisors

SolicitorAllen & Overy LLP
Phone+44 2030880000
Fax+44 207339999
SolicitorFried Frank
Phone(212) 820 8000
Fax(212) 747 1526
Financial AdviserBank of America Merrill Lynch
Phone+44 2079952000
Fax+44 2079954525
StockbrokerBank of America Merrill Lynch
Phone+44 2076281000
Fax+44 2078672867
Financial PR AdviserBuchanan
Phone+44 2074665000
Fax+44 2074665001
AuditorDeloitte LLP
Phone+44 2079363000
Fax+44 2075831198
Remuneration ConsultantWillis Towers Watson
Phone+44 2071702000
Fax+44 2071702222
Financial AdviserHSBC Bank PLC
Phone(020) 7991 8888
Fax(020) 7991 4459
Financial AdviserCiti
Phone+44 2079864000
Fax+44 2079862266
Financial AdviserMorgan Stanley & Co International PLC
Phone+44 2074258000
Fax+44 2074258990
RegistrarComputershare Investor Services Ltd
Phone+44 8707074040
Fax+44 3708735851
SolicitorMourant Ozannes
Phone+44 1534676000
Fax+44 1534676333
SolicitorSquire Patton Boggs
Phone+44 2076551000
Fax+44 2076551001
Financial AdviserGoldman Sachs International
Phone+44 2077741000
Fax+44 2077744477
SolicitorDavis & Gilbert
Phone(212) 468 4800
Fax(212) 468 4888
AuditorPricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Phone+44 2075835000
Fax+44 2078224652
Financial Adviser HSBC Bank PLC
Phone+44 2079918888
Fax+44 2079914459
Auditor Deloitte LLP
Phone+44 1189508141
Fax+44 1189508101
AuditorDeloitte & Touche LLP
AuditorArthur Andersen LLP