The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. provides advertising and marketing services worldwide.
Good value average dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has Interpublic Group of Companies's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: IPG's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: IPG underperformed the US Media industry which returned -14.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: IPG underperformed the US Market which returned -11.9% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Interpublic Group of Companies's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StHow Does Interpublic Group of Companies's (NYSE:IPG) P/E Compare To Its Industry, After The Share Price Drop?
Is Interpublic Group of Companies undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: IPG ($15.21) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($42.88)
Significantly Below Fair Value: IPG is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: IPG is good value based on its PE Ratio (9x) compared to the Media industry average (10x).
PE vs Market: IPG is good value based on its PE Ratio (9x) compared to the US market (13x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: IPG is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.5x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: IPG is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.1x) compared to the US Media industry average (0.9x).
How is Interpublic Group of Companies forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 9 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: IPG's forecast earnings growth (5.9% per year) is above the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: IPG's earnings (5.9% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (12.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: IPG's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: IPG's revenue (1.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: IPG's revenue (1.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: IPG's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (26.9%)
How has Interpublic Group of Companies performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: IPG has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: IPG's current net profit margins (7.6%) are lower than last year (7.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: IPG's earnings have grown by 6% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: IPG's earnings growth over the past year (6%) is below its 5-year average (6% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: IPG earnings growth over the past year (6%) underperformed the Media industry 6%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: Whilst IPG's Return on Equity (22.54%) is high, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.
How is Interpublic Group of Companies's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: IPG's short term assets ($8.8B) do not cover its short term liabilities ($9.4B).
Long Term Liabilities: IPG's short term assets ($8.8B) exceed its long term liabilities ($5.3B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: IPG's debt to equity ratio (111.2%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: IPG's debt to equity ratio has increased from 71.6% to 111.2% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: IPG's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (46%).
Interest Coverage: IPG's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (6.8x coverage).
Inventory Level: IPG has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: IPG's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 2.6x debt).
What is Interpublic Group of Companies's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: IPG's dividend (6.71%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.98%).
High Dividend: IPG's dividend (6.71%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (5.49%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, IPG has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: IPG's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 9 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (55.3%), IPG's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: IPG's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (54.4% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Michael Roth (74yo)
Mr. Michael Isor Roth, also known as Michael, serves as the Chief Executive Officer of The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc since January 19, 2005. Mr. Roth has been Chairman and Director of The Interpu ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Michael's total compensation ($USD16.97M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD7.34M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Michael's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Chairman & CEO||15.17yrs||US$16.97m||0.31% $18.2m|
|Executive VP & CFO||0.17yr||US$1.93m||0.015% $889.5k|
|Executive VP||0.50yr||US$7.99m||0.069% $4.1m|
|Executive VP||8.08yrs||US$2.89m||0.023% $1.3m|
|Founder & President of Current Lifestyle Marketing||no data||no data||no data|
|Founder||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior VP||13.92yrs||US$1.73m||0.025% $1.5m|
|Chief Information Officer & Senior VP||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: IPG's management team is considered experienced (4.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: IPG insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
- Ticker: IPG
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 1902
- Industry: Advertising
- Sector: Media
- Market Cap: US$5.899b
- Shares outstanding: 387.82m
- Website: https://www.interpublic.com
Number of Employees
- The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.
- 909 Third Avenue
- New York
- New York
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|IPG||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Oct 1971|
|IPG||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Oct 1971|
|0JCK||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||USD||Oct 1971|
|I1PH34||BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)||BDR EACH 1 REPR 1 SHS UNSPON||BR||BRL||Jan 2020|
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.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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|End of Day Share Price||2020/03/27 00:00|
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