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SCAN

WPP ScangroupNASE:SCAN Stock Report

Market Cap

KSh2.1b

7D

-0.4%

1Y

-28.6%

Updated

17 Oct, 2021

Data

Company Financials
SCAN fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation1/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health6/6
Dividends0/6

SCAN Overview

WPP Scangroup Plc provides integrated marketing communication services in Kenya, rest of Africa, and the United Kingdom.

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for WPP Scangroup
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceKSh4.91
52 Week HighKSh3.50
52 Week LowKSh7.00
Beta0.011
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

Shareholder Returns

SCANKE MediaKE Market
7D-0.4%4.2%1.7%
1Y-28.6%2.3%30.0%

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.

Price Volatility

Is SCAN's price volatile compared to industry and market?
SCAN volatility
SCAN Beta0.011
Industry Beta1.05
Market Beta1

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

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
1996228n/ahttps://www.wpp-scangroup.com

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

How do WPP Scangroup's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
SCAN fundamental statistics
Market CapKSh2.12b
Earnings (TTM)-KSh1.12b
Revenue (TTM)KSh6.36b

0.3x

P/S Ratio

-1.9x

P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
SCAN income statement (TTM)
RevenueKSh6.36b
Cost of RevenueKSh3.84b
Gross ProfitKSh2.51b
ExpensesKSh3.63b
Earnings-KSh1.12b

Valuation

Is WPP Scangroup undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

0.4x

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).


Future Growth

How is WPP Scangroup forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

14.2%

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.


Past Performance

How has WPP Scangroup performed over the past 5 years?

-59.8%

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.


Financial Health

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.


Balance Sheet


Dividend

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.


Next Steps

Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

3.3yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

WPP Scangroup has no CEO, or we have no data on them.


Board Members

Experienced Board: SCAN's board of directors are considered experienced (3.3 years average tenure).


Ownership

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.


Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

WPP Scangroup Plc's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • 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


Location

  • WPP Scangroup Plc
  • The Chancery
  • 5th Floor
  • Nairobi
  • 100
  • Kenya

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/10/17 14:03
End of Day Share Price2021/10/15 00:00
Earnings2021/06/30
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


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.