Omnicom stock: buy or sell?
August 19th, 2019
Omnicom Group Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides advertising, marketing, and corporate communications services.
Should I buy Omnicom stock?Make a decision about when to buy or sell stocks is one of the hardest parts of being a trader or investor. Trading strategies are meant for helping you in the decision process of what stocks to pick and when is the best moment to buy them. At Stocks2.com, we like to use very simple but trusted and powerful trend following trading strategies. Simple things usually work the best.
Only 1 of our buy setups matches with Omnicom stock now:
|New all-time high||No|
|New 52 week high||No|
|Price crossing up 200d MA||Yes|
|100d MA crossing up 200d MA||No|
Is Omnicom stock a buy?
Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are published by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness.At Stocks2.com, we detected 3 ratings published for OMC stock in the last 30 days.
|Date||Analyst / Broker||Previous rating||Current rating|
|2019-2-13||BMO Capital Markets||Outperform||Outperform|
Omnicom stock analysis
Shares of Omnicom closed today at $78.12 and raised a nice 1.32%.
Omnicom shares raised 1.32% to $78.12 today. On Friday OMC price bounced up over the SMA of 200 days demonstrating to be a significant support for this stock. On July/16, OMC hit a new all time high, pushing higher than on July tops. Check different trading setups that use ATHs as triggers.
Omnicom shares gained 1.32% this week, ending at $78.12. By mid July OMC plunged a chilling -6.18% in just one week.
Not so far away is the last price record Omnicom marked by mid July. Since late December 2018 when SMA20w and SMA40w crossed up, OMC price gained $9.07 per share (13.14%). Since late December 2018 when OMC stock price broke up the SMA40w line, it gained $9.07 (13.14%).
Omnicom stock price history
Omnicom stock went public on March 17th, 1980 with a price of $0.151. Since then, OMC stock surged a 51,980.00%, with an average of 1,332.80% per year. If you had invested $1,000 in Omnicom stock in 1980, it would worth $519,800.00 today.
1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.
Omnicom stock historical price chart
OMC stock reached all-time highs on July/16 with a price of $85.05.
Omnicom stock price target is $81.00Predicting the price evolution of a stock or any financial instrument in a reliable and repeatable way is probably impossible. However, banks and other financial institutions analysts, with the help of lots of data and algorithms do their best to predict the stock prices movement. The accuracy of these stock price predictions is not very high, and you should not blindly believe and make decisions only based on what this ratings or price target predictions say. For the last month we found 3 price predictions for Omnicom stock:
|Date||Analyst / Broker||Action||Previous target||Current target||Diff|
|2019-2-14||Macquarie||Set Price Target||n/a||$76.00||-|
|2019-2-13||BMO Capital Markets||Lowers Target||$84.00||$83.00||-1.2%|
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per ShareOn February, Omnicom reported its latest financial data, posting a good gain for the Earnings per Share (EPS). Experts expected $1.66 per share, but Omnicom posted $1.77.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsIn 2018, Omnicom annual revenues stayed steady a neutral 0.11% to $15,290.20 M dollars from $15,273.60 marked in 2017. On the other hand, its earnings margin (compared to sales) stepped up to 8.67%, that is $1,326.40 million.
|2013||$14,580 M||-||$966 M6.6%||-|
|2014||$15,318 M||5.06%||$1,104 M7.2%||14.29%|
|2015||$15,134 M||-1.20%||$1,094 M7.2%||-0.91%|
|2016||$15,417 M||1.87%||$1,149 M7.5%||5.00%|
|2017||$15,274 M||-0.93%||$1,088 M7.1%||-5.24%|
|2018||$15,290 M||0.11%||$1,326 M8.7%||21.87%|
Quarterly financial resultsOmnicom posted $4,086.70 million in revenues for 2018-Q4, a 10.03% improvement compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter earnings marked $399.20 million with a profit margin of 9.77%. Profit margin gained a 1.72% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 8.05%. When comparing sales to same quarter last year, Omnicom sales marked a lame drop down and decreased a -2.15%.
|2017-Q2||$3,790 M||-||$328 M8.7%||-|
|2017-Q3||$3,720 M||-1.85%||$263 M7.1%||-19.75%|
|2017-Q4||$4,177 M||12.27%||$254 M6.1%||-3.38%|
|2018-Q1||$3,630 M||-13.09%||$264 M7.3%||3.81%|
|2018-Q2||$3,860 M||6.34%||$364 M9.4%||37.90%|
|2018-Q3||$3,714 M||-3.76%||$299 M8.0%||-17.93%|
|2018-Q4||$4,087 M||10.03%||$399 M9.8%||33.56%|
|2019-Q1||$3,469 M||-15.12%||$263 M7.6%||-34.07%|
Omnicom ownershipWhen you are planning to buy a stock, it's worth to review its ownership structure.
Management staff in all public traded companies that hold equity is required to report every transaction to the SEC. For Omnicom, 0.91% of all outstanding shares are owned by its staff.
Bearish positions for OMC stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.
For a better understanding, the next table shows ownership data compared to other related companies:
|Market cap||$17.2 B||$7.3 B||$34.9 B||$7.8 B||$6.5 B|
|Total shares||220.2 M||52.4 M||871.5 M||387.0 M||85.6 M|
|Float shares||215.9 M||45.9 M||790.0 M||384.4 M||85.2 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||107.1%||97.2%||88.0%||105.1%||97.2%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||0.9%||2.8%||5.3%||0.7%||0.8%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%|
|Monday, August 19th, 2019|
|Day range||$77.70 - $78.22|
|Average true range||$1.71|
|50d mov avg||$80.57|
|100d mov avg||$79.08|
|200d mov avg||$76.45|
Omnicom performanceTo better understand Omnicom performance you must becnhmark its gains with other related stocks in same sector or industry. We chose Alliance Data Systems, eBay, Interpublic Group of Companies, Lamar Advertising and MDC Partners as the bechmarking frame for Omnicom stock.
|ADSAlliance Data Sys...||-4.78%||-19.30%||-41.11%|
Omnicom competitorsOne check before investing in any stock is to have a look a list of its competitors, in this case for Omnicom. We selected 5 companies as Omnicom competitors as they are in the same industry or have similar market objectives.
- Alliance Data Systems (ADS)
- eBay (EBAY)
- Interpublic Group of Companies (IPG)
- Lamar Advertising (LAMR)
- MDC Partners (MDCA)
Latest Omnicom stock news
- InvestorPlace3 Big Stock Charts for Tuesday: Hanesbrands, Omnicom Group and SchlumbergerApril 16, 2019
- Seeking AlphaOmnicom: A Good Dividend-Yielding Stock With Growth PotentialApril 1, 2019
- Seeking AlphaWhy Omnicom Is More Attractive Than WPPSeptember 26, 2018