WPP Plc

Public consensus   -   Last updated 21/05/24

Contributors 14

  • Barclays
  • BofA Securities
  • Deutsche Bank
  • Exane BNP Paribas
  • Goldman Sachs International
  • HSBC
  • Huber Research Partners
  • JP Morgan Cazenove
  • Macquarie
  • Moffatt Nathanson
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Oddo-BHF
  • Societe Generale
  • UBS
Reporting currency: GBP
Reporting unit: Millions
 
NO. OF
FORECASTS
FY25
CONSENSUS
21/05/24
FY25
MEDIAN
FY25
MIN
FY25
MAX
WPP Plc
Revenue Less PT - GBP (millions)
14
12,117.9
12,120.1
11,786.9
12,456.0
Growth (calculated off Revenue Less PT) %
Organic Growth (%)
14
2.1
2.2
(0.1)
4.0
Acquisition Growth (%)
13
0.5
0.5
-
0.8
FX Impact (%)
13
0.1
-
(0.5)
0.8
Reportable Growth (%)
14
2.6
2.6
0.5
4.7
Headline Operating Profit (ex associates)
14
1,856.6
1,862.2
1,744.5
1,925.9
Headline Operating Profit Margin (ex associates) %
14
15.3
15.3
14.7
15.8
Income from Associates
14
39.9
38.0
20.0
70.0
HL EBITDA (including depreciation of right-of-use assets) - GBP (millions)
12
2,119.5
2,104.4
1,992.4
2,277.6
HL PBIT - GBP (millions)
12
1,896.3
1,904.1
1,782.5
1,965.1
Headline PBIT Margin (%)
12
15.7
15.7
15.1
16.1
HL Net Interest Expense - GBP (millions)
14
291.4
291.5
245.0
343.8
HL PBT - GBP (millions)
14
1,611.8
1,618.2
1,488.1
1,679.7
HL Tax - GBP (millions)
14
453.6
454.2
424.1
480.9
HL Tax/PBT (%)
14
28.1
28.1
26.9
29.0
Minority Interest - GBP (millions)
14
93.2
92.4
83.0
105.9
HL FD EPS (p)
14
97.4
97.6
89.1
104.2
HL DPS (p)
13
39.8
39.4
37.0
42.6
FD weighted average shares o/s
13
1,091.9
1,092.4
1,064.9
1,123.0
Free Cash Flow
12
960.8
935.9
686.0
1,467.0
Net Debt at Period End
11
2,132.04
2,158.00
1,701.00
2,606.65
Average Net Debt for the Period
9
2,953.49
3,169.63
2,131.00
3,482.54

Disclaimer

Disclaimer

The forecasts in this analysis have been gathered for WPP Group PLC through Vuma Consensus, an external web-based tool independently managed by Vuma Financial Limited, a company separate from WPP. The analysis is provided purely for convenience of users of our website and for information purposes only. The publication of the forecasts does not imply that WPP endorses, confirms or expresses a view on any forecast or on the analysis.
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