WPP Plc Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:WPPGY)

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$104.01 $0.7 (0.68%) WPPGY stock closing price Jul 21, 2017 (Closing)

The WPP Plc cash flow statement helps investors understand how well the company is managing its cash flows. The profit-loss statement shows WPP Plc profits, the balance sheet shows WPP Plc debt, and the cash flow statement reflects the liquidity and solvency of a firm. This statement reflects the company's ability to generate cash flows. WPP Plc stock analysis shows positive net income cash flow of $2.04B for 2016. This statement is important because profits alone cannot pay employees, or bills. Cash is required.   WPPGY increase in investments stood at a negative value of $-1.24B for the latest 2016. View details of WPP Plc cash flows for latest & last ten financial years.

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WPP Plc Net Income Cash Flow
2.04B1.9B1.9B1.58B1.42B1.47B1.02B793.75M953.28M1.03B
Depreciation Depletion Amortization Cash-Flow616.39M586.52M648.19M685.06M679.37M615.28M588.71M623.85M466.34M369.76M
Net Increase (Decrease) in Assets Liabilities-316.05M-250.9M486.18M-208.74M-615.33M-996.17M--159.87M-50.85M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net68.57M-160.08M-224.3M90.28M-42.48M-22.3M493.79M24.42M291.97M332.53M
WPP Plc Net Cash from (used by) Operating Activities
2.4B2.08B2.81B2.15B1.44B1.07B2.1B1.28B1.71B1.78B
Increase (Decrease) in Prop Plant And Equipment-331.23M-301.06M-283.47M-365.22M-264.39M-325.53M-282.76M-334.63M-343.73M-285.88M
Acquisition Disposition of Subsidiaires-865.76M-1.02B-806.08M-315.15M-897.95M--309.35M-226.74M-1.95B-1.35B
Increase (Decrease) in Investments------753.74M----
Other Cash Inflow (Outflow) from Investment Activities-44.72M-55.19M-60.15M-68.53M-63.08M-59.52M-41.74M-47.6M-44.14M-39.43M
WPP Plc Net Cash from (used by) Invesment Activities
-1.24B-1.38B-1.15B-748.91M-1.23B-1.14B-633.86M-608.97M-2.33B-1.68B
Issuance (Purchase) of Equity Shares-542.39M-856.24M-800.64M-241.91M-124.43M-246.11M-5.72M-8.45M-175.66M-761.96M
Issuance (Repayment) of Debt Securities-30.49M752.26M766.69M683.5M603.13M483.56M--667.54M--
Increase (Decrease) in Bank & Other Borrowings------30.61M-1.5B998.79M
Payment of Dividends & Other Cash Distributions-835.54M-834.52M-758.12M-621.69M-485.99M-350.4M-309.81M-297.2M-300.13M-278.07M
Other Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
WPP Plc Net Cash from (used by) Financing Activities
-1.62B-1.08B-941.72M-323.91M-134.41M-332.27M-416.8M-1.1B873.7M-135.73M
Effect of Exchange Rate Changes on Cash395.61M-83.17M-115.86M-257.72M-189.1M-47.97M127.08M-154.55M223.15M238.63M
WPP Plc Net Change in Cash & Cash Equivalents
-59.63M-460.22M600.56M819.79M-109.21M-451.79M1.18B-582.67M474.5M211.01M
Cash & Equivalents at Beginning of Year2.64B3.44B3.1B2.13B2.26B2.74B1.46B2.06B1.97B1.92B
Cash & Equivalents at Year End2.58B2.98B3.7B2.95B2.15B2.29B2.64B1.48B2.45B2.13B
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.
  • WPP Plc saw an increase in Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents from $-460.22M in 2015 to $-59.63M in 2016. Apart from the WPP Plc stock price, this is one of the things an investor looks for, as it shows the net change in cash on hand for a company, compared to previous period.
  • The cash generated from the core business or operations was positive at $2.4B for WPP Plc in the latest year. For an internet company, this would include all those activities which are involved in eventually selling advertisement space on its website or any online service.
  • Cash Flow from investment activities: This includes buying/selling of land and equipment, acquisitions and mergers, sell-off, investment in other companies like buying bonds, stocks etc. , and was $2.4B for WPPGY in last year report.
  • Inflow of cash in the form of bank loans and shareholders equity, and outflow of cash because of dividend payments, share repurchase payments etc. come under financing activities. The cash generated from these activities was $-1.62B for WPP Plc.
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Annual Cash Flow Statements For WPP plc - American Depositary Shares each representing five Ordinary Shares Peers

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