What Does The Data Behind The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (NYSE:IPG) Suggest?

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The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (NYSE:IPG) closed its last session at $21.46. The stock traded within a range of $20.90 and $21.46. The company operates in the Consumer Cyclical sector with a market capitalization of 8.33 Million. Trading volume for The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. was 7.3 Million in its previous trading session. Currently, The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (NYSE:IPG) has an average volume of 6.21 Million.

Company Profile

The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.’s is one of the world’s leading organizations of advertising agencies and marketing services companies. Major global brands include Draftfcb, FutureBrand, GolinHarris International, Initiative, Jack Morton Worldwide, Lowe Worldwide, MAGNA Global, McCann Erickson, Momentum, MRM Worldwide, Octagon, Universal McCann and Weber Shandwick. Leading domestic brands include Campbell-Ewald, Carmichael Lynch, Deutsch, Hill Holliday, Mullen and The Martin Agency.

Analyst Views

The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (NYSE:IPG) received a Buy rating from 3 analysts. 1 analysts gave its stock an Outperform rating. 2 analysts say it’s a Hold while 0 analysts provided their expert opinion as Sell.

The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (NYSE:IPG) touched its 1-Year High price of $25.71 on 07/24/17 and its 1-Year Low price of $18.30 on 11/16/17.

EPS & Financials

The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (NYSE:IPG) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $0.31/Share lagging the analyst estimate of $0.33/Share by a difference of $-0.02. This showed a surprise of -6.1% in the last quarter earnings.

For the current quarter, 12 analysts are projecting a mean EPS of $0.78/share. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $0.8/share and a low EPS of $0.74/share.

Analysts believe that the company has the potential to earn average revenue of $2.31 Billion for the current quarter. According to their predictions high & low revenue estimates are 2.34 Billion and 2.27 Billion respectively.

Technical Analysis

By taking a look at the stock’s current statistics it can gauged that the stock candle is BULLISH with HIGH volatility. The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (NYSE:IPG) has a 20-Day average volume of 4.26 Million. According to today’s trading volume The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. is ABOVE its 20-Day Avg. volume with the stock showing ABOVE Abnormal volume in the past 150 days.

Moving average convergence divergence (MACD) shows that the stock is on a PRICE RELATIVITY trend. The trend for the past 10-days shows that the company was in BULLISH territory while an analysis of the last 40-Day trend shows a BULLISH signal. The 100-Day trend also shows a BEARISH trend as well.

The company currently has an insider ownership of 0.67 Percent and Institutional ownership of 0 Percent. The return on assets stands at 4.9%, Return on Equity currently is 29.1% and the Return on Investment value is 18.9%.

The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (NYSE:IPG) gross margin percentage stands at 0% while its operating margin for the past trailing twelve month is 11.5 percent and its overall profit margin (ttm) is 7.4 Percent. The stock is currently moving above its 20-Day Simple Moving Average of 5.79% with a 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 9.04 percent. As of today, the company has a SMA200 (200-day simple moving average) of -2.59 Percent. The Stock has YTD (year to date) performance of 6.45 percent.

The TTM operating margin for the company stands at 11.5%. The return on invested capital is at 18.9%, which is good, compared to its peers. The Free Cash Flow or FCF margin is 0.

The company’s stock is currently moving with a -ve distance from the 200 day SMA of approximately -2.59%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of 6.45% which means that the stock is constantly adding to its value from the previous fiscal year end price.