WPP AUNZ Limited, together with its subsidiaries, provides marketing, content, and communications services in Australia and internationally. More Details
Mediocre balance sheet and slightly overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has WPP AUNZ's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: WPP is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Australian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 13% a week.
Volatility Over Time: WPP's weekly volatility (13%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: WPP exceeded the Australian Media industry which returned -24.9% over the past year.
Return vs Market: WPP exceeded the Australian Market which returned -1.3% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is WPP AUNZ's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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Is WPP AUNZ undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: WPP (A$0.7) is trading below our estimate of fair value (A$1.76)
Significantly Below Fair Value: WPP is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: WPP is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the AU Media industry average.
PE vs Market: WPP is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Australian market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate WPP's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: WPP is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2x) compared to the AU Media industry average (1.4x).
How is WPP AUNZ forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Media industry annual growth in earnings
In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as WPP AUNZ has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.
This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.
- Take a look at our analysis of WPP’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
- WPP AUNZ competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
- Explore growth companies in the Media industry.
How has WPP AUNZ performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: WPP is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: WPP is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: WPP is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 43.9% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare WPP's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: WPP is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Media industry (-3.2%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: WPP has a negative Return on Equity (-48.45%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is WPP AUNZ's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: WPP's short term assets (A$425.4M) do not cover its short term liabilities (A$716.6M).
Long Term Liabilities: WPP's short term assets (A$425.4M) exceed its long term liabilities (A$93.5M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: WPP's debt to equity ratio (62.7%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: WPP's debt to equity ratio has increased from 52% to 62.7% over the past 5 years.
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: Whilst unprofitable WPP has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years if it maintains its current positive free cash flow level.
Forecast Cash Runway: WPP is unprofitable but has sufficient cash runway for more than 3 years, due to free cash flow being positive and growing by 11.3% per year.
What is WPP AUNZ current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate WPP's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate WPP's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if WPP's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if WPP's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: WPP is not paying a notable dividend for the Australian market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of WPP's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Australian market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mr. Jens Monsees, MBA serves as Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of WPP AUNZ Limited since October 1, 2019 and its Director since October 15, 2019. Mr. Monsees served as Corporate Vice Preside...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Jens's total compensation ($USD1.76M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Australian market ($USD706.80K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Jens's compensation with company performance.
|CEO, MD & Director||1.25yrs||AU$2.28m||0.18% |
|Chief Financial Officer||3.67yrs||AU$492.97k||0.0036% |
|Chief Technology Officer||1yr||no data||no data|
|Chief Information Officer||no data||no data||no data|
|Company Secretary & General Counsel||no data||no data||no data|
|Head of Communications & Marketing||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Strategy Officer||5.83yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Executive Officer of Data Investment Management||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief Data Scientist||no data||no data||no data|
|Head of Corporate Strategy||1yr||no data||no data|
|Chief Executive Officer of VMLY&R and Sibling||1yr||no data||no data|
|Chief Executive Officer of Auckland||1yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: WPP's management team is not considered experienced ( 1 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
|CEO, MD & Director||1.25yrs||AU$2.28m||0.18% |
|Independent Non Executive Director||12.67yrs||AU$120.00k||0.029% |
|Non Executive Director||4.75yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||10.17yrs||AU$110.00k||0.018% |
|Independent Non Executive Chairman||12.5yrs||AU$235.00k||0.12% |
|Non-Executive Director||0.83yr||no data||no data|
|Non-Executive Director||4.75yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: WPP's board of directors are considered experienced (4.8 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
WPP AUNZ Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: WPP AUNZ Limited
- Ticker: WPP
- Exchange: ASX
- Industry: Advertising
- Sector: Media
- Market Cap: AU$592.135m
- Shares outstanding: 851.99m
- Website: https://www.wppaunz.com
- WPP AUNZ Limited
- 1 Kent Street
- Millers Point
- New South Wales
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|WPP||ASX (Australian Securities Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Feb 1994|
|WPP||CHIA (Chi-X Australia)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||AU||AUD||Feb 1994|
WPP AUNZ Limited, together with its subsidiaries, provides marketing, content, and communications services in Australia and internationally. The company operates through four segments: Global Integrated Ag...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/01/20 07:03|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/01/20 00:00|
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