The Thing About The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (IPG) Growth

THOMAS DAVID M, Director, added 8,650 shares of The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (IPG) to its portfolio at the rate of $23.12 per share valuing $199,988 on Apr 30. The insider has now 118,668 shares of the company to its portfolio. Before making a move on any particular stock, readers often pay close attention to support and resistance markers. The last reported price for shares of The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (IPG) was $22.27. Currently, the 1st Resistance Point for this stock is $22.39, with a 2nd Resistance Point sitting at $22.51. Meanwhile, this company’s stock has a 1st Support Level at $22.03 and a 2nd Support Level at $21.79. The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (IPG) stock has gained $0.41, or 1.88%, in the past five days. In the last full month, these shares have lost -$0.08, or -0.36%. In the past three months, this stock’s price has risen by $0.04, or 0.18%. This year-to-date, The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (IPG) shares have gained $1.64, or 7.95%.

Analyzing price projection indicators is a helpful way to determine whether a potential stock buy is a wise choice for profits in the short term, medium term, and long term. For The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (IPG) stock, 40% of short-term indicators suggest that these shares are a “ Sell .” Meanwhile, 25% of medium-term indicators point to this stock being a “ Buy .” Looking further ahead, 67% of long-term indicators suggest that this stock is a “ Sell .”

With 387,039 K shares outstanding, this company currently has a market capitalization of $8,464,543K. The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (IPG) generates $9,714 M in annual sales, amounting to annual net income of $618,900 K. This stock has generated a 1-Year Total Return of -4.46%, a 3-Year Total Return of -5.44%, and a 5-year Total Return of 13.28%. This stock’s 5-Year Dividend Growth is 180.00%, with its most recent dividend valued at $0.235 per share on 05/31/19. Its Annual Dividend Yield is 4.35%, and its Annual Dividend Rate is 0.94.

In the most recently-reported fiscal quarter, which ended in Mar-19, The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (IPG) reported earnings of $0.11 per share. Wall Street analysts, on average, were expecting the company to report earnings of $0.05 per share, representing a 0.06 difference and 126.34% surprise. In the previous quarter ending in Dec-18, the reported earnings of $0.89 represented a 0.1 difference from the consensus estimate calling for $0.79 per share, which was a 12.53% surprise.

For the current fiscal quarter, which is set to end in 06/2019, the average earnings estimate is $0.44 per share. This estimate came from a total of 2 Wall Street Analysts. Of those market experts, the high estimate was $0.45 and the low estimate was $0.44. In the year-ago quarter, The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (IPG) generated per-share earnings of $0.43. If the analysts are correct about the current quarter’s earnings, the growth will be +2.33% .

Turning our focus now to insider trading activity, there have been 10 purchases (86,500 shares in total) and 0 sale (0 shares in total) in the last 3 months. In the last 6 months, there have been 25 insider buys amounting to 898,136 shares and 15 insider sales amounting to 680,566 shares. In the past full year, 29 insider purchases were made (involving 1,891,002 shares) and 22 insider sell-offs equivalent to 1,737,167 shares.

Moving onto liquidity, The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (IPG) has a Current Ratio of 1.01, a Quick Ratio of 1.01 and a Cash Ratio of 0.08. Looking at this company’s capital structure, its Total Debt to Total Equity is 156.03, its Total Debt to Total Capital is 60.94, and its Total Debt to Total Assets is now 23.90. Looking even further ahead into the future, its Long-Term Debt to Equity is 152.94 and its Long-Term Debt to Total Capital is 59.74.