Brokers Ratings on: The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (IPG)

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The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (IPG) belonging to the Business Services sector has surged 0.45% and closed its last trading session at $24.61.

The company reported its EPS on 02/10/2017. Currently, the stock has a 1 Year Price Target of $26.93.

The consensus recommendation, according to Zacks Investment research, is 1.25. The scale runs from 1 to 5 with 1 recommending Strong Buy and 5 recommending a Strong Sell.

The Stock had a 1.29 Consensus Analyst Recommendation 30 Days Ago, whereas 60 days ago and 90 days ago the analyst recommendations were 1.29 and 1.14 respectively.

The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. on 02/10/2017 reported its EPS as $0.75 with the analysts projecting the EPS of the stock as $0.67. The company beat the analyst EPS Estimate with the difference of $0.08. This shows a surprise factor of 11.9%.

Many analysts have provided their estimated foresights on The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. Earnings, with 13 analysts believing the company would generate an Average Estimate of $0.03.

Whereas they predicted High and Low Earnings Estimate as $0.05 and $0.02 respectively. While in the same Quarter Previous year, the Actual EPS was $0.

Analysts are also projecting an Average Revenue Estimate for The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. as $1.76 Billion in the Current Quarter. This estimate is provided by 12 analysts.

The High Revenue estimate is predicted as 1.79 Billion, while the Low Revenue Estimate prediction stands at 1.74 Billion. The company’s last year sales total was 1.74 Billion.

In the past 5 years, the stock showed growth of 9.6% per annum. While for the next 5 years, the growth estimate is 12.55%.

The Company got Initiated by BofA/Merrill on 2-Mar-17 to Buy.

Insider Trades for The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. show that the latest trade was made on 5 Mar 2017 where Hudson Beach (Dawn E.), the Director completed a transaction type “Sell” in which 12000 shares were traded at a price of $24.22.

Over the period of 6 months, Insider Purchases show a total of 1 transaction in which 5000 shares were traded.

15 analysts projected Price Targets for The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.. The analysts believe that the company stock price could grow as high as $29. The Low Price target projection by analysts is $24 and the Mean Price Target is $26.93.

The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (IPG) has the market capitalization of $9.64 Billion. The company rocked its 52-Week High of $25.33 on Feb 10, 2017 and touched its 52-Week Low of $21.32 on Mar 22, 2016.

The stock has Return on Assets (ROA) of 5.1 percent. Return on Equity (ROE) stands at 30.8% and Return on Investment (ROI) of 18.9 percent.

The stock is currently showing YTD performance of 5.9 Percent. The company has Beta Value of 1.55 and ATR value of 0.39. The Weekly and Monthly Volatility stands at 1.04% and 1.38%.