WPP Plc Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:WPPGY)

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$107.92 $3.45 (3.3%) WPPGY stock closing price Dec 08, 2016 (Closing)

The WPP Plc cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. This report provides details about cash inflows and outflows due to the company's business and investment activities, and summarize cash outflows for a given quarter. For WPP Plc profits one has to check the income statement and for WPP Plc debt one has to check the balance sheet. WPP Plc purchased $55.6M worth of WPPGY shares. The cash flow statement helps in the WPP Plc stock analysis by providing more information for evaluating changes in assets, liabilities and equities. WPP Plc has a negative cash and cash equivalents change of $-460.22M. View details of WPP Plc cash flows for latest & last ten financial years.

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WPP Plc Net Income Cash Flow
1.9B1.9B1.58B1.42B1.47B1.02B793.75M953.28M1.03B-
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow586.52M648.19M685.06M679.37M615.28M588.71M623.85M466.34M369.76M-
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-250.9M486.18M-208.74M-615.33M-996.17M--159.87M-50.85M-
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net-160.08M-224.3M90.28M-42.48M-22.3M493.79M24.42M291.97M332.53M-
WPP Plc Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
2.08B2.81B2.15B1.44B1.07B2.1B1.28B1.71B1.78B1.22B
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-301.06M-283.47M-365.22M-264.39M-325.53M-282.76M-334.63M-343.73M-285.88M-267.97M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-1.02B-806.08M-315.15M-897.95M--309.35M-226.74M-1.95B-1.35B-397.35M
Increase (Decrease) in Investments-----753.74M-----
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-55.19M-60.15M-68.53M-63.08M-59.52M-41.74M-47.6M-44.14M-39.43M-30.77M
WPP Plc Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
-1.38B-1.15B-748.91M-1.23B-1.14B-633.86M-608.97M-2.33B-1.68B-696.1M
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-856.24M-800.64M-241.91M-124.43M-246.11M-5.72M-8.45M-175.66M-761.96M-344.27M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities752.26M766.69M683.5M603.13M483.56M--667.54M--697.39M
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings-----30.61M-1.5B998.79M-
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-834.52M-758.12M-621.69M-485.99M-350.4M-309.81M-297.2M-300.13M-278.07M-272.21M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
WPP Plc Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
-1.08B-941.72M-323.91M-134.41M-332.27M-416.8M-1.1B873.7M-135.73M80.9M
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash-83.17M-115.86M-257.72M-189.1M-47.97M127.08M-154.55M223.15M238.63M-92.7M
WPP Plc Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
-460.22M600.56M819.79M-109.21M-451.79M1.18B-582.67M474.5M211.01M511.06M
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year3.44B3.1B2.13B2.26B2.74B1.46B2.06B1.97B1.92B1.25B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End2.98B3.7B2.95B2.15B2.29B2.64B1.48B2.45B2.13B1.76B
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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The statement of cash flows comprises of cash flow from financing, cash flow from operations and cash flow from investing activities. All the three can have an impact on the stock price. The WPP Plc stock price history and WPP Plc stock comparison chart inevitably reflect its cash flow situation.
  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: WPP Plc cash grew YoY to $1.9B, meaning the company is able to meet its expenditure and grow cash which will also eventually reflect in the WPP Plc stock price movement.
  • Cash Flow from operating activities: This is the cash that the company receives from ongoing operations. WPP Plc lost $728.58M cash from operations. It is important to check this to see where the company is getting its money from.
  • Growth companies (typically most tech companies) spend heavily  on investing activities and this figure was negative at $-1.38B for WPPGY stock. Sometimes a company might have a negative overall cash flow which may not be really bad if it is due to investment expenses. Hence it is important to check the cash flow from investment activities.
  • Cash Flow from financing activities: The cash inflow/outflow from financing activities was $-1.08B for WPP Plc. The money accounted for under this head comes from external sources which includes lenders, investors and shareholders. Positive cash flow is generated when the company gets cash because of issuance of stocks or bonds. Similarly negative cash flow is generated when shares are repurchased, dividend payments are made, and loans or interest on loans are paid back.
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Annual Cash Flow Statements For WPP plc - American Depositary Shares each representing five Ordinary Shares Peers

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