WPP Plc Revenue, Profits - WPP Annual Income Statement

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$81.53 $2.18 (2.75%) WPP stock closing price Aug 16, 2018 (Closing)

Stock analysis based on fundamentals means looking at financial statements in addition to the WPP Plc stock price. The key financial statements of a company are the income statement, the balance sheet and the cash flow statement. The income statement is generated for a specific period of time, typically a year or a quarter. The revenue increase to $19.67B for 2017 impacts the WPP stock. Investors typically check year over year or quarter over quarter revenue growth. The WPP Plc profit and loss statement for 2017 shows a net profit of $2.34B. Profits for last year was $1.9B. Apart from this an investor should also check WPP Plc assets and WPP Plc free cash flow.

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WPP Plc Revenues or Net Sales
Cost Of Goods Sold (COGS)15.58B2.7B2.62B2.41B1.48B1.36B1.26B1.19B1.1B867.21M
WPP Plc Gross Profit
Research & Development Expense----------
Selling General & Admin Expense1.63B14.01B13.6B14.1B13.56B13.11B12.91B11.73B11.3B11.38B
Income Before Depreciation Depletion Amortization2.46B2.8B2.5B2.48B2.21B1.97B1.91B1.5B1.19B1.62B
Depreciation Depletion Amortization----------
Non Operating Income606.89M110.99M129.5M341.65M240.04M238.71M181.93M-188.14M-155.18M-239.66M
Interest Expense347.71M344.92M342.64M432.95M419.2M475.21M476.82M---
WPP Plc Pretax Income
Provision for Income Taxes253.89M527.07M378.42M495.08M443.93M312.58M147.44M294.2M243.81M432.02M
Investment Gains Losses----------
Other Income----------
Income Before Extraordinaries & Disc Operations2.46B2.04B1.9B1.9B1.58B1.42B1.47B1.02B793.75M953.28M
Extraordinary Items & Discontinued Operations----------
WPP Plc Profit/ Loss (Net Income)
Average Shares used to compute Diluted EPS255.16M259.2M262.6M286.21M272.06M262.01M248.5M246.74M283.5M1.17B
Average Shares used to compute Basic EPS252.22M255.56M257.7M286.21M258.76M248.55M248.5M246.74M283.5M1.14B
Income Before Nonrecurring Items1.98B1.99B1.88B1.83B1.81B1.07B1.34B954.98M793.81M934.2M
Income from Nonrecurring Items360.89M-91.4M-105.35M-94.66M-252.71M-----
WPP Plc Earnings Per Share Basic Net
WPP Plc Earnings Per Share Diluted Net
EPS Diluted Before Nonrecurring Items7.767.687.166.386.734.085.383.742.750.69
Preferred Dividends Acc Pd----------
Dividends Common----------
Dividend Per Share Common3.854.603.282.912.302.021.541.261.251.28
All figures in USD. M: Millions of USD, B: Billions of USD.
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The key things to look for in an income statement while doing WPP Plc stock analysis are:

  • Topline: A growing topline, as seen from the WPP Plc revenue chart, as is the case with WPP Plc indicates a growing business. One needs to compare the YoY topline or sales growth of WPP stock with its peers like OMC stock and PUBGY stock to see if the growth compares well with what can be expected from a company in that industry.
  • Bottom line: Most businesses like WPP Plc try to grow their profits by growing their topline and by increasing their operating efficiency. A healthy bottom line growth implies a good investment.

The income statement is also called the profit and loss statement. Apart from the WPP income statement, one can check the WPP Plc historical stock prices to check how the price has moved with time.

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