NYSE:IPG - Interpublic Group of Companies Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$22.54 -0.17 (-0.75 %)
(As of 09/18/2018 09:00 AM ET)
Previous Close$22.71
Today's Range$22.49 - $22.92
52-Week Range$18.30 - $26.01
Volume2.44 million shs
Average Volume3.09 million shs
Market Capitalization$8.72 billion
P/E Ratio15.99
Dividend Yield3.70%
Beta1.2
Interpublic Group of Companies logoThe 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, MullenLowe, IPG Mediabrands, Carmichael Lynch, Deutsch, Hill Holliday, and The Martin Agency, as well as Foote, Cone & Belding. 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
SymbolNYSE:IPG
CUSIP46069010
Phone212-704-1200

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.61
Current Ratio0.94
Quick Ratio0.94

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio15.99
Forward P/E Ratio13.10
P/E Growth1.71

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$7.88 billion
Price / Sales1.10
Cash Flow$2.0547 per share
Price / Cash10.97
Book Value$5.75 per share
Price / Book3.92

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.41
Net Income$579 million
Net Margins6.75%
Return on Equity28.53%
Return on Assets4.95%

Miscellaneous

Employees50,200
Outstanding Shares383,790,000
Market Cap$8.72 billion

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, August 22nd. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, September 4th will be paid a dividend of $0.21 per share on Tuesday, September 18th. This represents a $0.84 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.73%. The ex-dividend date is Friday, August 31st. View Interpublic Group of Companies' Dividend History.

How will Interpublic Group of Companies' stock buyback program work?

Interpublic Group of Companies announced that its board has initiated a share buyback plan on Thursday, February 15th 2018, which allows the company to repurchase $300,000,000.00 in outstanding shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are generally a sign that the company's board of directors believes its shares are undervalued.

How were Interpublic Group of Companies' earnings last quarter?

Interpublic Group of Companies Inc (NYSE:IPG) posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July, 24th. The business services provider reported $0.43 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.43. The business services provider had revenue of $1.95 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.91 billion. Interpublic Group of Companies had a net margin of 6.75% and a return on equity of 28.53%. Interpublic Group of Companies's revenue was up 3.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the firm posted $0.27 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 Tuesday, October, 23rd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Interpublic Group of Companies.

What price target have analysts set for IPG?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued twelve-month price targets for Interpublic Group of Companies' shares. Their predictions range from $23.00 to $27.00. On average, they anticipate Interpublic Group of Companies' stock price to reach $25.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 10.9% 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?

12 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Interpublic Group of Companies in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 8 hold ratings and 3 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Interpublic Group of Companies.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Interpublic Group of Companies stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Interpublic Group of Companies stock:
  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Interpublic reported decent second-quarter 2018 results wherein the bottom line met the Zacks Consensus Estimate, the top line beat the same. The company's  digital capabilities, diversified business model and geographic reach offer a distinctive competitive advantage. It continues to look for strategic investments and buyouts to expand in high-growth regions and key world markets. Interpublic’s consistent efforts to reward its shareholders with dividend and share repurchases are appreciable. Shares of the company outperformed its industry in the past year. However, the company’s global presence makes it vulnerable to foreign currency fluctuations. Its cash position is affected by seasonality in business.  Client concentration can be a major hindrance to Interpublic’s business. A debt-laden balance sheet is another concern." (8/8/2018)
  • 2. Pivotal Research analysts commented, "We upgraded our recommendations on IPG, Publicis and WPP in August, October and November, respectively from Hold to Buy as each of these stocks over-reacted on the down-side because of a range of issues impacting the industry became pronounced concerns for investors. However, following relatively positive moves on the sector for IPG and Publicis, we see stocks in the sector as close enough to full valuations to warrant a downgrade at the present time. However, we continue to see relative value within the group, with relatively more upside for WPP and relatively more downside for Omnicom. Each of the four holding companies we cover are now rated Hold." (2/19/2018)
  • 3. Wells Fargo & Co analysts commented, "We believe IPG’s assets are broadly competitive and that investors place too much emphasis on the scale argument across the agency landscape. However, we acknowledge an array of headwinds currently facing the agency holding companies and, amid this backdrop, we view current valuation as full. DISCLOSURE APPENDIX Required Disclosures Additional Information Available Upon Request I certify that: 1) All views expressed in this research report accurately reflect my personal views about any and all of the subject securities or issuers discussed; and 2) No part of my compensation was, is, or will be, directly or indirectly, related to the specific recommendations or views expressed by me in this research report. Wells Fargo Securities, LLC and/or its affiliates, have beneficial ownership of 0.5% or more of any class of the common stock of The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc." (2/14/2018)

Who are some of Interpublic Group of Companies' key competitors?

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 73)
  • Mr. Frank Mergenthaler, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 57)
  • Mr. Christopher F. Carroll CPA, Sr. VP, Controller & Chief Accounting Officer (Age 52)
  • Mr. Andrew Bonzani, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 54)
  • Mr. Philippe Krakowsky, Exec. VP and Chief Strategy & Talent Officer (Age 55)

Has Interpublic Group of Companies been receiving favorable news coverage?

Headlines about IPG stock have trended somewhat positive recently, Accern reports. Accern rates the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Interpublic Group of Companies earned a news impact score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also gave news headlines about the business services provider an impact score of 46.57 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next several days. View Recent Headlines for Interpublic Group of Companies.

Who are Interpublic Group of Companies' major shareholders?

Interpublic Group of Companies' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include BlackRock Inc. (13.49%), FMR LLC (8.47%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (7.10%), Pzena Investment Management LLC (4.33%), Ariel Investments LLC (2.01%) and Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.58%). Company insiders that own Interpublic Group of Companies stock include Andrew Bonzani, Christopher F Carroll, Dawn E Hudson, 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 Wells Fargo & Company MN, BlackRock Inc., Pzena Investment Management LLC, Fairpointe Capital LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, River Road Asset Management LLC, Gamco Investors INC. ET AL and First Trust Advisors LP. 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Glenmede Trust Co. NA, Hamlin Capital Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Advisors Asset Management Inc., NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V., BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA, Acadian Asset Management LLC and Korea Investment CORP. 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 $22.54.

How big of a company is Interpublic Group of Companies?

Interpublic Group of Companies has a market capitalization of $8.72 billion and generates $7.88 billion in revenue each year. The business services provider earns $579 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.41 on an earnings per share basis. Interpublic Group of Companies employs 50,200 workers across the globe.

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.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Interpublic Group of Companies (NYSE IPG)

Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  453 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  352 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  805
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This page was last updated on 9/18/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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