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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for OMC. 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. 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.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates downwards for this quarter, by about -0.9 percent on average, compared to last month. That number becomes -0.45 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. 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.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 3 analysts made negative revisions. Also over the last month, 4 analysts increased their estimates for the FY 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. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, 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. Currently the stock is 1.9 percent higher than its 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.