The Interpublic Group of Companies Inc. [NYSE: IPG] closed the trading session at $34.01 on 04/27/22. The day’s price range saw the stock hit a low of $33.64, while the highest price level was $34.69. The company report on April 25, 2022 that IPG Elevates Jackie Stevenson to Chief Growth Officer in EMEA.
CEO And Co-Founder of The Brooklyn Brothers Tapped To Drive Regional Growth For IPG and Clients.
Interpublic Group (NYSE: IPG) today announced the promotion of Jackie Stevenson to the newly created position of Chief Growth Officer, IPG EMEA, effective immediately. In her new role, Stevenson will accelerate innovation, creativity, and growth by advancing IPG’s collaborative model, including the further integration of IPG’s creative and communications capabilities with its media, data and technology infrastructure, in order to help drive business results for clients in the region.
The stocks have a year to date performance of -9.19 percent and weekly performance of -8.01 percent. The stock has been moved at -7.03 percent over the last six months. The stock has performed -5.55 percent around the most recent 30 days and changed -4.06 percent over the most recent 3-months.
If compared to the average trading volume of 4.19M shares, IPG reached to a volume of 3797937 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here’s what leading stock market gurus have to say about The Interpublic Group of Companies Inc. [IPG]:
Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for IPG shares is $40.90 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on IPG stock is a recommendation set at 2.20. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.
Argus have made an estimate for The Interpublic Group of Companies Inc. shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on March 21, 2022. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, Barclays dropped their target price from $47 to $42. The new note on the price target was released on March 14, 2022, representing the official price target for The Interpublic Group of Companies Inc. stock. Previously, the target price had yet another raise to $32, while BofA Securities analysts kept a Underperform rating on IPG stock. On July 22, 2021, analysts increased their price target for IPG shares from 27 to 37.
The Average True Range (ATR) for The Interpublic Group of Companies Inc. is set at 0.99, with the Price to Sales ratio for IPG stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 1.38. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 3.80, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 7.88. Price to Free Cash Flow for IPG in the course of the last twelve months was 9.72 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 1.00.
IPG stock trade performance evaluation
The Interpublic Group of Companies Inc. [IPG] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -8.01. With this latest performance, IPG shares dropped by -5.55% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -7.03% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 9.25% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for IPG stock in for the last two-week period is set at 43.02, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 39.61, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 44.83 for The Interpublic Group of Companies Inc. [IPG]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 35.27, while it was recorded at 34.83 for the last single week of trading, and 36.08 for the last 200 days.
The Interpublic Group of Companies Inc. [IPG]: An insightful look at the core fundamentals
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and The Interpublic Group of Companies Inc. [IPG] shares currently have an operating margin of +14.13 and a Gross Margin at +15.32. The Interpublic Group of Companies Inc.’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +9.30.
Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 29.68, with Return on Assets sitting at 5.02.
The Interpublic Group of Companies Inc.’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 1.00 and a Current Ratio set at 1.00.
Earnings per share (EPS) analysis for The Interpublic Group of Companies Inc. [IPG] stock
The progress of the company may be observed through the prism of EPS growth rate, while Wall Street analysts are focusing on predicting the 5-year EPS growth rate for IPG. When it comes to the mentioned value, analysts are expecting to see the 5-year EPS growth rate for The Interpublic Group of Companies Inc. go to 5.60%.
The Interpublic Group of Companies Inc. [IPG]: Insider Ownership positions
There are presently around $13,335 million, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of IPG stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 46,632,558, which is approximately 0.239% of the company’s market cap and around 0.40% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 40,390,818 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $1.38 billion in IPG stocks shares; and FMR LLC, currently with $1.33 billion in IPG stock with ownership of nearly -8.519% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in The Interpublic Group of Companies Inc. stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of April and at the time of the April reporting period, where 364 institutional holders increased their position in The Interpublic Group of Companies Inc. [NYSE:IPG] by around 20,302,599 shares. Additionally, 306 investors decreased positions by around 24,636,703 shares, while 90 investors held positions by with 346,354,625 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 391,293,927 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. IPG stock had 91 new institutional investments in for a total of 4,966,619 shares, while 74 institutional investors sold positions of 2,841,177 shares during the same period.