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Last $104.25 USD
Change Today +0.59 / 0.57%
Volume 69.1K
As of 8:10 PM 08/28/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

Financial Statements for wpp plc-sponsored adr (WPPGY)

Although debt as a percent of total capital increased at WPP plc over the last fiscal year to 37.96%, it is still in-line with the Media industry's norm. Additionally, even though there are not enough liquid assets to satisfy current obligations, Operating Profits are more than adequate to service the debt. Cash Collection is among the best in the industry and appears to be getting even better. At the end of 2014, its uncollected receivables totaled $9.8B USD, which, at the current sales rate provides a Days Receivables Outstanding of 195.09. Last, WPP plc is among the most efficient in its industry at managing inventories, with only 78.75 days of its Cost of Goods Sold tied up in inventory.
Currency in
Millions of US Dollars
As of:Dec 31
Dec 31
Dec 31
Dec 31
4 Year
Cash and Equivalents2,203.32,097.02,905.23,467.3
Short-Term Investments799.7904.0522.0409.0
TOTAL CASH AND SHORT TERM INVESTMENTS3,003.03,001.03,427.23,876.3
Accounts Receivable9,726.89,571.19,235.39,776.9
Other Receivables1,016.81,027.94,517.94,789.3
TOTAL RECEIVABLES10,743.510,599.013,753.114,566.1
Prepaid Expenses3,153.23,443.6387.4342.6
Other Current Assets--44.089.317.6
TOTAL CURRENT ASSETS17,414.917,624.718,126.819,307.6
Gross Property Plant and Equipment2,748.02,725.92,801.22,877.4
Accumulated Depreciation-1,624.4-1,540.7-1,608.2-1,685.7
NET PROPERTY PLANT AND EQUIPMENT1,123.51,185.21,193.01,191.7
Long-Term Investments1,530.51,640.91,640.52,204.6
Deferred Tax Assets, Long Term132.7140.7184.2369.8
Other Intangibles2,869.22,819.12,572.92,574.6
Other Long-Term Assets476.8378.1244.5229.2
TOTAL ASSETS38,096.338,378.238,575.341,272.6
Accounts Payable11,250.311,149.711,030.512,104.3
Accrued Expenses648.7668.9640.7659.3
Short-Term Borrowings799.7904.0522.0409.0
Current Portion of Long-Term Debt/Capital Lease--771.2930.2598.7
Current Income Taxes Payable174.9158.7185.3244.7
Other Current Liabilities, Total3,779.63,650.83,436.23,887.4
Unearned Revenue, Current1,546.21,357.91,415.91,527.9
TOTAL CURRENT LIABILITIES18,199.518,661.218,160.719,431.3
Long-Term Debt6,005.75,678.05,431.26,378.8
Minority Interest356.4385.1400.6504.0
Pension & Other Post-Retirement Benefits435.5517.7381.8456.9
Deferred Tax Liability Non-Current1,143.71,049.51,003.81,029.9
Other Non-Current Liabilities1,676.31,579.61,493.21,901.4
TOTAL LIABILITIES27,460.627,485.926,470.729,198.3
Common Stock195.3195.1208.1204.6
Additional Paid in Capital163.1271.4745.7783.7
Retained Earnings16,666.317,256.910,650.210,963.4
Treasury Stock-274.0-256.9-390.3-437.7
Comprehensive Income and Other-6,471.4-6,959.3490.356.3
TOTAL COMMON EQUITY10,279.310,507.211,704.011,570.3
TOTAL EQUITY10,635.710,892.212,104.612,074.2
TOTAL LIABILITIES AND EQUITY38,096.338,378.238,575.341,272.6

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Price/Earnings 13.7x
Price/Sales 1.4x
Price/Book 2.3x
Price/Cash Flow 13.4x
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