The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (IPG) — Trending Stock Alert

Lloyd Doyle
November 30, 2017

The Firm operates through five divisions: Agribusiness, Edible Oil Products, Milling Products, Sugar and Bioenergy, and Fertilizer. P/E ratio of the company is 24.00. The Company's Agribusiness segment is an integrated, global business involved in the purchase, storage, transport, processing and sale of agricultural commodities and commodity products.

The industry-wide Asset Turnover is 0.64, while that of Interpublic Group of Companies Inc (NYSE:IPG) is now 0.66.

IPG's overall volume in the last trading session was 7,337,404 shares.

The collective rating of 2.1 for The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. It has underperformed by 13.69% the S&P500.The move comes after 6 months positive chart setup for the $7.49 billion company. It was reported on Nov, 28 by Barchart.com. (NYSE: IPG) expressed a change of 0.05% and closed its trade at $18.73.

Boussard & Gavaudan Investment Management Llp holds 6.23% of its portfolio in Bunge Ltd for 1.18 million shares. Great West Life Assurance Can owns 416,956 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. The New York-based York Capital Management Global Advisors Llc has invested 2.86% in the stock.


Several equities research analysts have recently issued reports on the company.

The Altman Z-score is the output of a credit-strength test that gauges a publicly traded manufacturing company's likelihood of bankruptcy. Lmr Ltd Liability Partnership reported 10,218 shares. However, -3.95% over the last one month, -7.28% for the last quarter and year to date performance stands at -19.99%. BG's profit will be $253.03M for 9.12 P/E if the $1.80 EPS becomes a reality. Short-term as well long term investors always focus on the liquidity of the stocks so for that concern, liquidity measure in recent quarter results of the company was recorded 0.90 as current ratio and on the opponent side the debt to equity ratio was 1.04 and long-term debt to equity ratio also remained 0.64. The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. earnings have risen with an annualized rate of 8.4% over the last 5 years. Therefore 71% are positive. The Return on Equity (ROE) value stands at 29.1%. Zacks upgraded Interpublic Group of Companies Inc (NYSE:IPG) on Monday, September 7 to "Buy" rating. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with "Buy" on Monday, October 16. Nationwide Fund Advsr has 0.01% invested in Interpublic Group of Companies Inc (NYSE:IPG) for 111,130 shares. RBC Capital Markets has "Top Pick" rating and $27 target. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Wednesday, April 12 report. The firm earned "Hold" rating on Tuesday, October 24 by RBC Capital Markets. The company was maintained on Wednesday, July 26 by Telsey Advisory Group. Jefferies maintained the stock with "Buy" rating in Monday, August 28 report. Interpublic Group of Companies has a consensus rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $25.77. The company has a market cap of $7.53 Billion. The Company specializes in consumer advertising, digital marketing, communications planning and media buying, public relations and specialized communications disciplines. It has a 23.84 P/E ratio.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1 in Q2 2017. Its down 0.25, from 1.25 in 2017Q1. 57 funds opened positions while 149 raised stakes. The company has its outstanding shares of 388.4 Million. 11,893 are held by Charter Tru.

The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. Hermes Management Limited reported 21,995 shares. Alphamark Advsr Limited holds 1,172 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Thrivent Finance For Lutherans accumulated 14,867 shares. The original version of this piece can be accessed at https://www.truebluetribune.com/2017/11/30/interpublic-group-of-companies-inc-the-ipg-director-h-john-greeniaus-sells-43479-shares.html. Cwm Lc reported 767 shares. West Oak Ltd Co stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Interpublic Group of Companies Inc (NYSE:IPG). However, at the Wall Street, the shares for the company has been tagged a $23.79 price target, indicating that the shares will rally 28.04% from its current levels. (NYSE:IPG) advice their clients to include it in their buy candidate list. However, the institutional investors are observed to own N/A of the total shares. Dimensional Fund Advsrs Lp reported 0.03% in Interpublic Group of Companies Inc (NYSE:IPG). Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC lifted its holdings in Interpublic Group of Companies by 770.0% during the 3rd quarter. (NYSE:IPG) has been trading recently.

Analysts on average have given a price target of $23.79 to The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. They expect $0.77 EPS, up 2.67% or $0.02 from last year's $0.75 per share. IPG's profit would be $299.04M giving it 6.25 P/E if the $0.77 EPS is correct.

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