NYSE:IPG - Interpublic Group of Companies Stock Price, News, & Analysis Sign in or create an account to add this stock to your watchlist. Get Started $20.88 -0.08 (-0.38 %) (As of 03/26/2019 10:25 AM ET)Previous Close$20.96Today's Range$20.88 - $21.0852-Week Range$19.61 - $25.77Volume46,637 shsAverage Volume5.08 million shsMarket Capitalization$8.04 billionP/E Ratio11.33Dividend Yield4.45%Beta1.07 ProfileDiscussionAnalyst RatingsChartDividendEarningsFinancialsInsider TradesInstitutional OwnershipHeadlinesOptions ChainSEC FilingsSocial Media Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedInShare on RedditShare on StocktwitsPrint this articleShare by Email The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. provides advertising and marketing services worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Integrated Agency Networks and Constituency Management Group. It offers consumer advertising, digital marketing, communications planning and media buying, public relations, and specialized communications disciplines. The company also provides various diversified services, including public relations, meeting and event production, sports and entertainment marketing, corporate and brand identity, and strategic marketing consulting. It offers its services under various brands comprising McCann Worldgroup, Foote, Cone & Belding, IPG Mediabrands, Carmichael Lynch, Deutsch, Hill Holliday, and The Martin Agency, as well as Foote, Cone & Belding, and MullenLowe Group. The company was formerly known as McCann-Erickson Incorporated and changed its name to The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. in January 1961. The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. was founded in 1902 and is headquartered in New York, New York. 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Industry, Sector and Symbol Stock Exchange NYSE Industry Advertising agencies Sub-IndustryAdvertising SectorBusiness Services Current SymbolNYSE:IPG Previous Symbol CUSIP46069010 CIK51644 Webwww.interpublic.com Phone212-704-1200Debt Debt-to-Equity Ratio1.50 Current Ratio1.01 Quick Ratio1.01Price-To-Earnings Trailing P/E Ratio11.33 Forward P/E Ratio11.17 P/E Growth4.22 Sales & Book Value Annual Sales$9.71 billion Price / Sales0.83 Cash Flow$2.6133 per share Price / Cash Flow7.99 Book Value$6.33 per share Price / Book3.30Profitability EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.86 Net Income$618.90 million Net Margins6.37% Return on Equity32.07% Return on Assets5.27%Miscellaneous Employees54,000 Outstanding Shares384,910,000Market Cap$8.04 billion Next Earnings Date4/26/2019 (Estimated) OptionableOptionable Interpublic Group of Companies (NYSE:IPG) Frequently Asked Questions What is Interpublic Group of Companies' stock symbol? Interpublic Group of Companies trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "IPG." How often does Interpublic Group of Companies pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Interpublic Group of Companies? Interpublic Group of Companies declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, February 13th. Stockholders of record on Friday, March 1st will be given a dividend of $0.235 per share on Friday, March 15th. This represents a $0.94 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 4.48%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 28th. This is an increase from Interpublic Group of Companies's previous quarterly dividend of $0.21. View Interpublic Group of Companies' Dividend History. How will Interpublic Group of Companies' stock buyback program work? Interpublic Group of Companies declared that its board has approved a share buyback program on Thursday, February 15th 2018, which permits the company to buyback $300,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization permits the company to purchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are generally an indication that the company's board of directors believes its stock is undervalued. How were Interpublic Group of Companies' earnings last quarter? Interpublic Group of Companies Inc (NYSE:IPG) announced its earnings results on Wednesday, February, 13th. The business services provider reported $0.89 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.79 by $0.10. The business services provider earned $2.41 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.34 billion. Interpublic Group of Companies had a net margin of 6.37% and a return on equity of 32.07%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 13.3% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.79 earnings per share. View Interpublic Group of Companies' Earnings History. When is Interpublic Group of Companies' next earnings date? Interpublic Group of Companies is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, April 26th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Interpublic Group of Companies. What price target have analysts set for IPG? 9 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Interpublic Group of Companies' stock. Their forecasts range from $23.00 to $28.00. On average, they anticipate Interpublic Group of Companies' stock price to reach $25.3750 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 21.0% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Interpublic Group of Companies. What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Interpublic Group of Companies? 9 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Interpublic Group of Companies in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Interpublic Group of Companies. Has Interpublic Group of Companies been receiving favorable news coverage? News articles about IPG stock have trended somewhat negative on Tuesday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Interpublic Group of Companies earned a news sentiment score of -1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news headlines about the business services provider a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, indicating that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the company's share price in the near term. Are investors shorting Interpublic Group of Companies? Interpublic Group of Companies saw a increase in short interest in February. As of February 15th, there was short interest totalling 25,070,821 shares, an increase of 14.3% from the January 31st total of 21,942,922 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 6,003,126 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 4.2 days. Approximately 6.6% of the shares of the stock are sold short. View Interpublic Group of Companies' Current Options Chain. Who are some of Interpublic Group of Companies' key competitors? Some companies that are related to Interpublic Group of Companies include Omnicom Group (OMC), WPP (WPP), Publicis Groupe (PUBGY), WPP (WPP), HAVAS (HAVSF), Stroeer SE & Co KGaA (SAX), Groupon (GRPN), Criteo (CRTO), Next Fifteen Communications Group (NFC), Tarsus Group (TRS), M&C Saatchi (SAA), Huntsworth (HNT), Telaria (TLRA), Enero Group (EGG) and MDC Partners (MDCA). What other stocks do shareholders of Interpublic Group of Companies own? Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Interpublic Group of Companies investors own include CA (CA), BlackRock (BLK), Endologix (ELGX), Micron Technology (MU), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Athabasca Oil (ATH), Transocean (RIG), Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (ANW), Zoetis (ZTS) and NIC (EGOV). Who are Interpublic Group of Companies' key executives? Interpublic Group of Companies' management team includes the folowing people: Mr. Michael Isor Roth, Chairman & CEO (Age 74)Mr. Frank Mergenthaler, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 58)Mr. Christopher F. Carroll CPA, Sr. VP, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 53)Mr. Andrew Bonzani, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 55)Mr. Philippe Krakowsky, Exec. VP and Chief Strategy & Talent Officer (Age 56) Who are Interpublic Group of Companies' major shareholders? Interpublic Group of Companies' stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (10.85%), FMR LLC (8.18%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (6.89%), Pzena Investment Management LLC (4.19%), Harris Associates L P (3.40%) and Lunia Capital LP (2.89%). Company insiders that own Interpublic Group of Companies stock include Andrew Bonzani, Christopher F Carroll, Ellen Tobi Johnson, Frank Mergenthaler, H John Greeniaus, Jocelyn Carter-Miller, Julie Connors, Mary Guilfoile, Michael Isor Roth and Philippe Krakowsky. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Interpublic Group of Companies. Which institutional investors are selling Interpublic Group of Companies stock? IPG stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., FMR LLC, Fenimore Asset Management Inc., Harris Associates L P, WBI Investments Inc., Bank of America Corp DE, Pzena Investment Management LLC and Jane Street Group LLC. Company insiders that have sold Interpublic Group of Companies company stock in the last year include Andrew Bonzani, Christopher F Carroll, Frank Mergenthaler, H John Greeniaus, Jocelyn Carter-Miller, Mary Guilfoile, Michael Isor Roth and Philippe Krakowsky. View Insider Buying and Selling for Interpublic Group of Companies. Which institutional investors are buying Interpublic Group of Companies stock? IPG stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Lunia Capital LP, Norges Bank, Amundi Pioneer Asset Management Inc., Millennium Management LLC, Alps Advisors Inc., Northern Trust Corp, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund and Lord Abbett & CO. LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Interpublic Group of Companies. How do I buy shares of Interpublic Group of Companies? Shares of IPG can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab. What is Interpublic Group of Companies' stock price today? One share of IPG stock can currently be purchased for approximately $20.97. How big of a company is Interpublic Group of Companies? Interpublic Group of Companies has a market capitalization of $8.07 billion and generates $9.71 billion in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $618.90 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.86 on an earnings per share basis. Interpublic Group of Companies employs 54,000 workers across the globe. What is Interpublic Group of Companies' official website? The official website for Interpublic Group of Companies is http://www.interpublic.com. How can I contact Interpublic Group of Companies? Interpublic Group of Companies' mailing address is 909 THIRD AVENUE, NEW YORK NY, 10022. The business services provider can be reached via phone at 212-704-1200 or via email at [email protected] MarketBeat Community Rating for Interpublic Group of Companies (NYSE IPG)Community Ranking: 2.8 out of 5 ( )Outperform Votes: 490 (Vote Outperform)Underperform Votes: 387 (Vote Underperform)Total Votes: 877MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Interpublic Group of Companies and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe IPG will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe IPG will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days. This page was last updated on 3/26/2019 by MarketBeat.com StaffFeatured Article: What are the benefits of a balanced fund?