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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

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industry
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Cash to Debt 0.48
INPGP's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
72% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 3.61 vs. INPGP: 0.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
INPGP' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.72 Max: 1.55
Current: 0.48
0.18
1.55
Equity to Asset 0.17
INPGP's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
87% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. INPGP: 0.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
INPGP' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.13  Med: 0.18 Max: 0.22
Current: 0.17
0.13
0.22
Interest Coverage 9.29
INPGP's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
83% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 331.33 vs. INPGP: 9.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
INPGP' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.48  Med: 5.05 Max: 9.75
Current: 9.29
0.48
9.75
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.57
M-Score: -2.58
WACC vs ROIC
12.93%
20.74%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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Operating margin (%) 10.89
INPGP's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 4.27 vs. INPGP: 10.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
INPGP' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -4.2  Med: 8.44 Max: 15.68
Current: 10.89
-4.2
15.68
Net-margin (%) 6.82
INPGP's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 2.95 vs. INPGP: 6.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
INPGP' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -8.75  Med: 4.12 Max: 8.09
Current: 6.82
-8.75
8.09
ROE (%) 25.18
INPGP's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 6.41 vs. INPGP: 25.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
INPGP' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -29.09  Med: 11.18 Max: 29.73
Current: 25.18
-29.09
29.73
ROA (%) 4.35
INPGP's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 2.80 vs. INPGP: 4.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
INPGP' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -4.52  Med: 2.06 Max: 5.26
Current: 4.35
-4.52
5.26
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 160.36
INPGP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 35.68 vs. INPGP: 160.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
INPGP' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -50.43  Med: 115.68 Max: 267.36
Current: 160.36
-50.43
267.36
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 10.90
INPGP's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. INPGP: 10.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
INPGP' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -6.4  Med: -1.20 Max: 16.6
Current: 10.9
-6.4
16.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 6.30
INPGP's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 110 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. INPGP: 6.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
INPGP' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -78.1  Med: 7.10 Max: 126.8
Current: 6.3
-78.1
126.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 5.30
INPGP's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
52% of the 97 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. INPGP: 5.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
INPGP' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -50.6  Med: 9.30 Max: 159.6
Current: 5.3
-50.6
159.6
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SymbolPriceYieldDescription
INPGP1308.242.01
IPGCP0.000.00

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 15.60
INPGP's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
70% of the 118 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 20.80 vs. INPGP: 15.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
INPGP' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 6.96  Med: 22.66 Max: 487.73
Current: 15.6
6.96
487.73
Forward P/E 14.58
INPGP's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
50% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 14.58 vs. INPGP: 14.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 15.50
INPGP's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
71% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 20.60 vs. INPGP: 15.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
INPGP' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 7.18  Med: 22.72 Max: 536.5
Current: 15.5
7.18
536.5
P/B 4.03
INPGP's P/B is ranked lower than
73% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 2.11 vs. INPGP: 4.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
INPGP' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.92  Med: 2.45 Max: 4.89
Current: 4.03
0.92
4.89
P/S 1.06
INPGP's P/S is ranked higher than
52% of the 181 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. INPGP: 1.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
INPGP' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.80 Max: 1.26
Current: 1.06
0.24
1.26
PFCF 15.22
INPGP's PFCF is ranked higher than
60% of the 91 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 17.44 vs. INPGP: 15.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
INPGP' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 2.69  Med: 19.58 Max: 299.33
Current: 15.22
2.69
299.33
POCF 12.06
INPGP's POCF is ranked higher than
51% of the 114 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 12.40 vs. INPGP: 12.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
INPGP' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 2.2  Med: 13.82 Max: 58.25
Current: 12.06
2.2
58.25
EV-to-EBIT 10.30
INPGP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
65% of the 123 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 13.26 vs. INPGP: 10.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
INPGP' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -1342.9  Med: 10.60 Max: 64.3
Current: 10.3
-1342.9
64.3
PEG 1.15
INPGP's PEG is ranked higher than
67% of the 48 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 1.82 vs. INPGP: 1.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
INPGP' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.1  Med: 1.83 Max: 82.03
Current: 1.15
0.1
82.03
Shiller P/E 24.87
INPGP's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
53% of the 88 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 22.21 vs. INPGP: 24.87 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
INPGP' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 21.14  Med: 29.94 Max: 421.33
Current: 24.87
21.14
421.33
Current Ratio 1.03
INPGP's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
76% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. INPGP: 1.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
INPGP' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.89  Med: 1.04 Max: 1.16
Current: 1.03
0.89
1.16
Quick Ratio 1.03
INPGP's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 183 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. INPGP: 1.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
INPGP' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.89  Med: 1.04 Max: 1.16
Current: 1.03
0.89
1.16
Days Sales Outstanding 190.98
INPGP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
92% of the 146 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 81.14 vs. INPGP: 190.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
INPGP' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 211.95  Med: 289.61 Max: 388.53
Current: 190.98
211.95
388.53

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 2.01
INPGP's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
52% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 2.49 vs. INPGP: 2.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
INPGP' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.46  Med: 1.88 Max: 2.64
Current: 2.01
0.46
2.64
Dividend growth (3y) 16.60
INPGP's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
70% of the 61 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. INPGP: 16.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
INPGP' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0  Med: -100.00 Max: 16.6
Current: 16.6
0
16.6
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.01
INPGP's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
62% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 2.89 vs. INPGP: 2.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
INPGP' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.46  Med: 1.88 Max: 2.64
Current: 2.01
0.46
2.64
Share Buyback Rate 7.70
INPGP's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
97% of the 120 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: -1.80 vs. INPGP: 7.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
INPGP' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 7.7  Med: -4.10 Max: -20.7
Current: 7.7

Valuation & Return

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Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 9.70
INPGP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. INPGP: 9.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
INPGP' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 1.6  Med: 8.70 Max: 26.1
Current: 9.7
1.6
26.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 14.38
INPGP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 89 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 11.79 vs. INPGP: 14.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
INPGP' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range
Min: -14.2  Med: 12.10 Max: 88.3
Current: 14.38
-14.2
88.3

Business Description

Industry: Advertising & Marketing Services » Advertising Agencies
Compare:WPPGY, PUBGY, LAMR, FMCN, HKUOY » details
Traded in other countries:IPG.USA, IPG.Germany,
Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. was incorporated in Delaware in September 1930 under the name of McCann-Erickson Incorporated as the successor to the advertising agency businesses founded in 1902. It has operated under the Interpublic name since January 1961. It is a global advertising and marketing services. The Company has two reportable segments: Integrated Agency Network (IAN), which is comprised of McCann, Draftfcb, Lowe, Mediabrands and its domestic integrated agencies; and Constituency Management Group (CMG), which is comprised of the bulk of its specialist marketing service offerings. Within IAN, the Company's agencies provide an array of global communications and marketing services, each offering a distinctive range of solutions for its clients. In addition, the Company's domestic integrated agencies, including Campbell-Ewald, Hill Holliday, Deutsch and Mullen, provide a full range of advertising, marketing communications services and/or marketing services and partner with its global operating divisions as needed. CMG, which includes Weber Shandwick, MWW Group, FutureBrand, DeVries, GolinHarris, Jack Morton, and Octagon Worldwide, provides clients with services including public relations, meeting and event production, sports and entertainment marketing, corporate and brand identity and strategic marketing consulting. Certain Corporate and other charges are reported as a separate line item within total segment operating income and include corporate office expenses and shared service center expenses, as well as certain other centrally managed expenses that are not fully allocated to operating divisions. The Company's agency brands create marketing solutions on behalf of clients in every major world market. Its companies cover the spectrum of marketing disciplines and specialties, from traditional services such as consumer advertising and public relations to emerging services such as mobile and search engine marketing. The Company's solutions vary from project-based activity involving one agency and its client to long-term, fully-integrated campaigns created by a group of its companies working together on behalf of a client. With offices in over 100 countries, the Company could operate in a single region or align work globally across all major world markets. To keep the Company well-positioned in an evolving industry, it supports its agencies' talent and operational initiatives to expand high-growth capabilities and build offerings in key developing markets. When appropriate, it also develops relationships with companies that are building leading-edge marketing tools that complement its agencies and the programs they are developing for clients. The Company's agencies and media services compete with other agencies, and with other providers of creative or media services, in order to maintain existing client relationships and to win new clients. Its competitors include not only other large multinational advertising and ma

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