The Interpublic Group of Companies Inc. (NYSE:IPG) went up by 0.53% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $25.23. The company’s stock price has collected 5.55% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 01/11/21 that McCann Worldgroup Aligns Leadership Across Its Global Agency Networks
Is It Worth Investing in The Interpublic Group of Companies Inc. (NYSE :IPG) Right Now?
The Interpublic Group of Companies Inc. (NYSE:IPG) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 17.05 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for IPG is at 1.02. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 7 analysts out of 13 who provided ratings for The Interpublic Group of Companies Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 0 rated the stock as “overweight,” 5 rated it as “hold,” and 1 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $24.90, which is -$0.67 below the current price. IPG currently public float of 387.31M and currently shorts hold a 4.19% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of IPG was 4.03M shares.
IPG’s Market Performance
IPG stocks went up by 5.55% for the week, with a monthly jump of 3.85% and a quarterly performance of 32.35%, while its annual performance rate touched 5.09%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 2.89% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 2.41% for The Interpublic Group of Companies Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 3.09% for IPG stocks with a simple moving average of 32.17% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of IPG
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for IPG stocks, with Barclays repeating the rating for IPG by listing it as a “Overweight.” The predicted price for IPG in the upcoming period, according to Barclays is $33 based on the research report published on December 11th of the previous year 2020.
MoffettNathanson, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see IPG reach a price target of $24, previously predicting the price at $19. The rating they have provided for IPG stocks is “Buy” according to the report published on October 22nd, 2020.
Wolfe Research gave a rating of “Outperform” to IPG, setting the target price at $23 in the report published on October 16th of the previous year.
IPG Trading at 9.26% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought IPG to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -2.70% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 2.41%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.89%, as shares surge +2.63% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +34.08% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, IPG rose by +5.55%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +61.41% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $23.85. In addition, The Interpublic Group of Companies Inc. saw 4.38% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at IPG starting from ROTH MICHAEL ISOR, who sale 375,466 shares at the price of $21.32 back on Nov 10. After this action, ROTH MICHAEL ISOR now owns 696,109 shares of The Interpublic Group of Companies Inc., valued at $8,004,935 using the latest closing price.
ROTH MICHAEL ISOR, the Chairman & CEO of The Interpublic Group of Companies Inc., sale 170,982 shares at $21.37 during a trade that took place back on Nov 09, which means that ROTH MICHAEL ISOR is holding 696,109 shares at $3,653,885 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for IPG
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +10.96 for the present operating margin
- +11.87 for the gross margin
The net margin for The Interpublic Group of Companies Inc. stands at +6.42. The total capital return value is set at 15.61, while invested capital returns managed to touch 10.07. Equity return is now at value 21.70, with 3.50 for asset returns.
Based on The Interpublic Group of Companies Inc. (IPG), the company’s capital structure generated 180.95 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 64.41. Total debt to assets is 28.30, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 151.36. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 53.87.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 1.28, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.38. The receivables turnover for the company is 1.44 and the total asset turnover is 0.61. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 0.93.