WPP Scangroup Plc provides integrated marketing communication services in Kenya, rest of Africa, and the United Kingdom.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||KSh4.91|
|52 Week High||KSh3.50|
|52 Week Low||KSh7.00|
|1 Month Change||-5.58%|
|3 Month Change||-0.61%|
|1 Year Change||-28.63%|
|3 Year Change||-65.54%|
|5 Year Change||-72.10%|
|Change since IPO||-60.72%|
Recent News & Updates
|SCAN||KE Media||KE Market|
Return vs Industry: SCAN underperformed the KE Media industry which returned 2.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: SCAN underperformed the KE Market which returned 30% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: SCAN is more volatile than 75% of KE stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 8% a week.
Volatility Over Time: SCAN's weekly volatility (8%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of KE stocks.
About the Company
WPP Scangroup Plc provides integrated marketing communication services in Kenya, rest of Africa, and the United Kingdom. It offers advertising, media investment management, advertising research, public relations, digital advertising, and communications marketing strategies for product and services. The company was formerly known as Scangroup Limited and changed its name to WPP Scangroup Limited in June 2015.
WPP Scangroup Fundamentals Summary
|SCAN fundamental statistics|
Is SCAN overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|SCAN income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||KSh3.84b|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||-2.58|
|Net Profit Margin||-17.55%|
How did SCAN perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is WPP Scangroup undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate SCAN's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate SCAN's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: SCAN is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the African Media industry average.
PE vs Market: SCAN is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the KE market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate SCAN's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: SCAN is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.4x) compared to the XF Media industry average (0.6x).
How is WPP Scangroup 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 Scangroup 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.
How has WPP Scangroup performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: SCAN is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: SCAN is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: SCAN is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 59.8% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare SCAN's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: SCAN is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Media industry (-17.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: SCAN has a negative Return on Equity (-22.07%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is WPP Scangroup's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: SCAN's short term assets (KES7.8B) exceed its short term liabilities (KES3.3B).
Long Term Liabilities: SCAN's short term assets (KES7.8B) exceed its long term liabilities (KES138.0M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: SCAN is debt free.
Reducing Debt: SCAN has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 2%.
Debt Coverage: SCAN has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: SCAN has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is WPP Scangroup current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate SCAN's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate SCAN'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 SCAN's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if SCAN's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: SCAN is not paying a notable dividend for the KE market.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of SCAN's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the KE market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
WPP Scangroup has no CEO, or we have no data on them.
Experienced Board: SCAN's board of directors are considered experienced (3.3 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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
WPP Scangroup Plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: WPP Scangroup Plc
- Ticker: SCAN
- Exchange: NASE
- Founded: 1996
- Industry: Advertising
- Sector: Media
- Market Cap: KSh2.122b
- Shares outstanding: 432.16m
- Website: https://www.wpp-scangroup.com
Number of Employees
- WPP Scangroup Plc
- The Chancery
- 5th Floor
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/10/17 14:03|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/10/15 00:00|
Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.