Analyst Ratings for Omnicom Group Inc. (OMC)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Analysts covering Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE:OMC) have given it a consensus rating of Hold. About 30 days ago, OMC was issued an average rating of Hold.

A buy rating was issued by 2 analysts, 0 gave an overweight rating, 14 issued a hold rating, 1 issued an underweight rating, and 2 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has decreased by 1. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Several price targets were given for OMC by the analysts covering the stock. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 96, implying potential capital gains of 21.57 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 71, which equates to a potential downside of -10.09 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -0.9 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -0.45 percent. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0.5 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 0.6 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 2 analysts made positive revisions to their quarterly estimates over the past month, while 3 analysts revised their estimates downwards. During this time, 4 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 2 analysts decreased their estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of OMC to grow at a rate of 2.45 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of OMC is 6.5.

In the trailing 52-weeks, OMC hit 89.66 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 77.50. Today's price is 1.9 percent above the 52-week low, and 11.92 percent below the high. OMC has a P/E ratio of 15.92. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The OMC value stock report compares OMC to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of OMC is $18.2 billion. OMC is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.