WPP Plc Cash Flow - Annual (NASDAQ:WPPGY)

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$111.43 $0.4 (0.36%) WPPGY stock closing price May 26, 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. The cash flow statement is essetial while conducting the WPP Plc cash flow analysis and can be used to measure the operating performance of WPP Plc compared to various industry peers like OMC stock and PUBGY stock. 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-365.38M-250.9M486.18M-208.74M-615.33M-996.17M--159.87M-50.85M
Cash From (used in) Discontinued Operations----------
Other Adjustments Net117.91M-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.
  • Net Change in Cash and Cash Equivalents: WPP Plc cash grew YoY to $2.04B, 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: WPP Plc reported a positive operating cash flow of $2.4B for 2016 and has seen an increase from the previous year. Operating cash flow or working capital comes from main business activities. Investors look for positive cash flow from recurring operating activities.
  • Cash from investing stood at a positive value of $-1.24B for WPPGY stock. A company with surplus cash usually thinks of re-investing it in the form of buying fixed assests, or purchasing plant/ machinery which will help grow the business further. By looking at cash flow from investment activities one can check where the company is putting its cash.
  • 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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