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 price target was 96, which equates to a potential upside of 21.57 percent. The lowest price target was 71, which equates to a potential downside of -10.09 percent. One must be careful with overanalyzing price targets and ratings due to possible conflicts of interest among the analysts releasing them.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -0.9 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -0.45 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0.5 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 0.6 percent in FY estimates.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, 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. The PEG ratio of a stock is another value frequently studied by investors. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. 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. OMC has a PEG ratio of 6.5.

OMC has a 52-week high of 89.66 and a 52-week low of 77.50. Today's price is 1.9 percent above the 52-week low, and 11.92 percent below the high. OMC has a price/earnings 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.