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.

OMC was given price targets by several analysts. The highest price target was 96, which equates to a potential upside of 21.57 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 71, implying potential capital losses of -10.09 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -0.9 percent. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is -0.45 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0.5 percent, compared to last month. 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. Over the past month, 2 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, which can be compared to the 3 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 4 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, compared to 2 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of OMC to grow at a rate of 2.45 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. People often look for the PEG ratio to be under 1, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. OMC has a PEG ratio of 6.5.

OMC has traded between a high of 89.66 and a low of 77.50 over the past year. Today's price is 1.9 percent above the 52-week low, and 11.92 percent lower than its 52-week 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 stock has a market capitalization of $18.2 billion. OMC will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.