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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

Cash to Debt 0.93
OTCPK:INPGP's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
52% of the 202 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 14.83 vs. OTCPK:INPGP: 0.93 )
OTCPK:INPGP' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.18   Max: 1.55
Current: 0.93

Interest Coverage 5.30
OTCPK:INPGP's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
55% of the 130 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 94.27 vs. OTCPK:INPGP: 5.30 )
OTCPK:INPGP' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: -15   Max: 15
Current: 5.3

F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 0.78
M-Score: -2.29
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

Operating margin (%) 9.58
OTCPK:INPGP's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 5.23 vs. OTCPK:INPGP: 9.58 )
OTCPK:INPGP' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -35.5   Max: 20.7
Current: 9.58

Net-margin (%) 5.73
OTCPK:INPGP's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 3.31 vs. OTCPK:INPGP: 5.73 )
OTCPK:INPGP' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -38.3   Max: 12.7
Current: 5.73

ROE (%) 18.62
OTCPK:INPGP's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 7.30 vs. OTCPK:INPGP: 18.62 )
OTCPK:INPGP' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -115.6   Max: 42.4
Current: 18.62

ROA (%) 3.33
OTCPK:INPGP's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 2.73 vs. OTCPK:INPGP: 3.33 )
OTCPK:INPGP' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -20.8   Max: 8
Current: 3.33

EBITDA Growth (%) 2.20
OTCPK:INPGP's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
74% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. OTCPK:INPGP: 2.20 )
OTCPK:INPGP' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -38.4   Max: 57.2
Current: 2.2

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EV-to-EBIT 18.20
OTCPK:INPGP's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
76% of the 237 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 25.89 vs. OTCPK:INPGP: 18.20 )
OTCPK:INPGP' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.9   Max: 329.6
Current: 18.2


Dividend & Buy Back

Dividend Yield 2.01
OTCPK:INPGP's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
57% of the 152 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. OTCPK:INPGP: 2.01 )
OTCPK:INPGP' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 4.01
Current: 2.01

Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.01
OTCPK:INPGP's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
62% of the 148 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 2.49 vs. OTCPK:INPGP: 2.01 )
OTCPK:INPGP' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 4.01
Current: 2.01


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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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