Analysts See $0.77 EPS for The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (IPG)

January 20, 2018 - By Richard Conner

 Analysts See $0.77 EPS for The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (IPG)
Investors sentiment increased to 1.19 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.19, from 1 in 2017Q2. It is positive, as 58 investors sold The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. shares while 129 reduced holdings. 64 funds opened positions while 159 raised stakes. 382.86 million shares or 1.99% more from 375.40 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Moreover, Harris Limited Partnership has 0.5% invested in The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (NYSE:IPG) for 14.27 million shares. Pggm Invests invested 0.12% in The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (NYSE:IPG). Bancorpsouth holds 0.03% in The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (NYSE:IPG) or 15,710 shares. Blackrock holds 0.04% or 35.37 million shares. New Mexico Educational Retirement Board invested 0.04% of its portfolio in The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (NYSE:IPG). Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt reported 41,937 shares. 60 are owned by Baystate Wealth Ltd Liability. Mason Street Advsrs Lc owns 54,593 shares for 0.03% of their portfolio. Cambridge Tru accumulated 114,871 shares or 0.16% of the stock. Prudential has 595,271 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Virtus Advisers Inc stated it has 8,529 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Victory Capital Mgmt Inc stated it has 0.31% of its portfolio in The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (NYSE:IPG). The Massachusetts-based Grimes & has invested 0.97% in The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (NYSE:IPG). Estabrook Cap Mngmt invested in 1,592 shares. Fny Managed Accounts Ltd Liability Corporation reported 0% of its portfolio in The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (NYSE:IPG).

Since August 21, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 1 sale for $410,000 activity.

Analysts expect The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (NYSE:IPG) to report $0.77 EPS on February, 9.They anticipate $0.02 EPS change or 2.67 % from last quarter’s $0.75 EPS. IPG’s profit would be $299.24M giving it 6.93 P/E if the $0.77 EPS is correct. After having $0.31 EPS previously, The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc.’s analysts see 148.39 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 1.16% or $0.25 during the last trading session, reaching $21.35. About 3.52M shares traded. The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (NYSE:IPG) has risen 3.01% since January 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 13.69% the S&P500.

The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (NYSE:IPG) Ratings Coverage

Among 17 analysts covering Interpublic Group of Companies (NYSE:IPG), 10 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 59% are positive. Interpublic Group of Companies had 46 analyst reports since September 7, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (NYSE:IPG) has “Buy” rating given on Thursday, July 13 by RBC Capital Markets. The company was downgraded on Thursday, January 18 by Wells Fargo. As per Monday, August 28, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. The firm has “Hold” rating by RBC Capital Markets given on Tuesday, October 24. Pivotal Research maintained the shares of IPG in report on Tuesday, July 25 with “Hold” rating. The stock of The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (NYSE:IPG) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, January 12 by Pivotal Research. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, September 6 by Citigroup. Macquarie Research downgraded it to “Neutral” rating and $24 target in Tuesday, June 6 report. As per Monday, September 11, the company rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets. Morgan Stanley maintained The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (NYSE:IPG) rating on Wednesday, July 26. Morgan Stanley has “Equal-Weight” rating and $24 target.

The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. provides advertising and marketing services worldwide. The company has market cap of $8.30 billion. The firm operates through two divisions, Integrated Agency Networks and Constituency Management Group. It has a 14.71 P/E ratio. It offers consumer advertising, digital marketing, communications planning and media buying, public relations, and specialized communications disciplines.

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