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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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history
Cash-to-Debt 0.65
IPGCP's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
65% of the 162 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 2.78 vs. IPGCP: 0.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
IPGCP' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.32  Med: 0.92 Max: 1.55
Current: 0.65
0.32
1.55
Equity-to-Asset 0.16
IPGCP's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
87% of the 159 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. IPGCP: 0.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
IPGCP' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.18 Max: 0.2
Current: 0.16
0.14
0.2
Interest Coverage 10.35
IPGCP's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
69% of the 182 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 45.85 vs. IPGCP: 10.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
IPGCP' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.45  Med: 4.95 Max: 10.35
Current: 10.35
1.45
10.35
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 1.59
Beneish M-Score: -2.40
WACC vs ROIC
12.50%
24.48%
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 : 8/10

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history
Operating Margin % 11.95
IPGCP's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
81% of the 159 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 4.36 vs. IPGCP: 11.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
IPGCP' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.25  Med: 9.11 Max: 11.95
Current: 11.95
5.25
11.95
Net Margin % 7.75
IPGCP's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
79% of the 159 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 2.38 vs. IPGCP: 7.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
IPGCP' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.01  Med: 5.11 Max: 7.75
Current: 7.75
2.01
7.75
ROE % 30.85
IPGCP's ROE % is ranked higher than
95% of the 146 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. IPGCP: 30.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
IPGCP' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.98  Med: 14.76 Max: 30.85
Current: 30.85
3.98
30.85
ROA % 5.07
IPGCP's ROA % is ranked higher than
70% of the 162 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 2.62 vs. IPGCP: 5.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
IPGCP' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.99  Med: 2.89 Max: 5.07
Current: 5.07
0.99
5.07
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 158.45
IPGCP's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
84% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 28.24 vs. IPGCP: 158.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
IPGCP' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 73.79  Med: 136.54 Max: 191.49
Current: 158.45
73.79
191.49
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 5.10
IPGCP's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
63% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. IPGCP: 5.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
IPGCP' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.4  Med: -1.6 Max: 11.4
Current: 5.1
-6.4
11.4
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 15.00
IPGCP's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
70% of the 110 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. IPGCP: 15.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
IPGCP' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -79.4  Med: 6.8 Max: 140.6
Current: 15
-79.4
140.6
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 34.70
IPGCP's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
81% of the 108 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. IPGCP: 34.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
IPGCP' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -50.6  Med: 9.1 Max: 159.6
Current: 34.7
-50.6
159.6
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SymbolPriceYieldDescription
IPGCP0.000.00

Business Description

Industry: Advertising & Marketing Services » Advertising Agencies    NAICS: 541810    SIC: 7311
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Traded in other countries:IPG.Germany, IPG.USA,
Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc is an advertising and marketing services company. Its services include consumer advertising, digital marketing, communications planning & media buying, public relations & specialized communications disciplines.

Interpublic is the fourth largest of the Big Five global advertising agencies (the others are WPP, Omnicom, Publicis, and Dentsu), with offices in more than 100 countries. Interpublic's prominent agencies include McCann Erickson, FCB, and Deutsch. Interpublic also owns large media buyers such as Initiative, Magna Global, and Universal McCann.

Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 16.21
IPGCP's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 160 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 25.33 vs. IPGCP: 16.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
IPGCP' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.46  Med: 19.71 Max: 536.5
Current: 16.21
6.46
536.5
Forward PE Ratio 16.67
IPGCP's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
71% of the 45 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 13.83 vs. IPGCP: 16.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 16.21
IPGCP's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
65% of the 152 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 25.33 vs. IPGCP: 16.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
IPGCP' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.46  Med: 19.71 Max: 536.5
Current: 16.21
6.46
536.5
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 56.06
IPGCP's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
89% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 16.60 vs. IPGCP: 56.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
IPGCP' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.86  Med: 17.78 Max: 7440
Current: 56.06
2.86
7440
PB Ratio 4.75
IPGCP's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
88% of the 157 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 1.99 vs. IPGCP: 4.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
IPGCP' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.92  Med: 2.47 Max: 5.13
Current: 4.75
0.92
5.13
PS Ratio 1.26
IPGCP's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. IPGCP: 1.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
IPGCP' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.23  Med: 0.84 Max: 1.3
Current: 1.26
0.23
1.3
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 31.34
IPGCP's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
82% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 18.36 vs. IPGCP: 31.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
IPGCP' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.44  Med: 17.52 Max: 297.95
Current: 31.34
2.44
297.95
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 19.13
IPGCP's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
71% of the 105 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 11.75 vs. IPGCP: 19.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
IPGCP' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.02  Med: 12.68 Max: 1516.67
Current: 19.13
2.02
1516.67
EV-to-EBIT 10.99
IPGCP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
60% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 12.59 vs. IPGCP: 10.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
IPGCP' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1600.3  Med: 10.6 Max: 2844.5
Current: 10.99
-1600.3
2844.5
EV-to-EBITDA 9.36
IPGCP's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
56% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 10.05 vs. IPGCP: 9.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
IPGCP' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.4  Med: 8.5 Max: 23.5
Current: 9.36
2.4
23.5
PEG Ratio 2.16
IPGCP's PEG Ratio is ranked higher than
54% of the 52 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 2.48 vs. IPGCP: 2.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
IPGCP' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.09  Med: 2.03 Max: 82.03
Current: 2.16
0.09
82.03
Shiller PE Ratio 30.65
IPGCP's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
61% of the 41 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 24.37 vs. IPGCP: 30.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
IPGCP' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 29.22  Med: 43.2 Max: 870
Current: 30.65
29.22
870
Current Ratio 0.97
IPGCP's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
77% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. IPGCP: 0.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
IPGCP' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.89  Med: 1.05 Max: 1.13
Current: 0.97
0.89
1.13
Quick Ratio 0.97
IPGCP's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
74% of the 158 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. IPGCP: 0.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
IPGCP' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.89  Med: 1.05 Max: 1.13
Current: 0.97
0.89
1.13
Days Sales Outstanding 204.20
IPGCP's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
88% of the 121 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 81.47 vs. IPGCP: 204.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
IPGCP' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 204.2  Med: 244.99 Max: 310.45
Current: 204.2
204.2
310.45

Buy Back

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3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 26.00
IPGCP's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
86% of the 70 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. IPGCP: 26.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
IPGCP' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -100 Max: 26
Current: 26
0
26
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 2.20
IPGCP's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
91% of the 124 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: -2.20 vs. IPGCP: 2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
IPGCP' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -10.7  Med: -3.5 Max: 4.9
Current: 2.2
-10.7
4.9

Valuation & Return

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history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.84
IPGCP's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
53% of the 90 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 1.72 vs. IPGCP: 1.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
IPGCP' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 1.19 Max: 4.06
Current: 1.84
0.56
4.06
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.50
IPGCP's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
70% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. IPGCP: 1.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
IPGCP' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.34  Med: 1.09 Max: 4.2
Current: 1.5
0.34
4.2
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 2.18
IPGCP's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
75% of the 44 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. IPGCP: 2.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
IPGCP' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 2.09 Max: 3.2
Current: 2.18
0.35
3.2
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 9.10
IPGCP's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
72% of the 174 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 4.18 vs. IPGCP: 9.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
IPGCP' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.6  Med: 9.4 Max: 32.8
Current: 9.1
2.6
32.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 11.93
IPGCP's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
56% of the 93 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 10.97 vs. IPGCP: 11.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
IPGCP' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -14.2  Med: 13.4 Max: 88.3
Current: 11.93
-14.2
88.3

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