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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
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.31
PGPEF's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
80% of the 195 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 2.78 vs. PGPEF: 0.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
PGPEF' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.28  Med: 0.79 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.31
Equity-to-Asset 0.27
PGPEF's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
82% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. PGPEF: 0.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
PGPEF' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.18 Max: 0.31
Current: 0.27
0.05
0.31
Interest Coverage 13.23
PGPEF's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
68% of the 173 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 47.23 vs. PGPEF: 13.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
PGPEF' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.62  Med: 11.48 Max: 24.41
Current: 13.23
8.62
24.41
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 1.24
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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industry
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history
Operating Margin % 14.46
PGPEF's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
84% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 5.12 vs. PGPEF: 14.46 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
PGPEF' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.9  Med: 15.69 Max: 16.15
Current: 14.46
13.9
16.15
Net Margin % 9.36
PGPEF's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
83% of the 191 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 2.95 vs. PGPEF: 9.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
PGPEF' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.91  Med: 9.82 Max: 11.39
Current: 9.36
8.91
11.39
ROE % 14.62
PGPEF's ROE % is ranked higher than
77% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 7.58 vs. PGPEF: 14.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
PGPEF' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.78  Med: 16.25 Max: 21.78
Current: 14.62
12.78
21.78
ROA % 3.85
PGPEF's ROA % is ranked higher than
55% of the 195 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 3.34 vs. PGPEF: 3.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
PGPEF' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.24  Med: 3.76 Max: 4.73
Current: 3.85
3.24
4.73
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 224.00
PGPEF's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
85% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 39.64 vs. PGPEF: 224.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
PGPEF' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 128.52  Med: 179.66 Max: 226.67
Current: 224
128.52
226.67
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 8.90
PGPEF's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
82% of the 145 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. PGPEF: 8.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
PGPEF' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.1  Med: 5.3 Max: 24.1
Current: 8.9
-3.1
24.1
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 6.00
PGPEF's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
58% of the 110 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 7.40 vs. PGPEF: 6.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
PGPEF' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.6  Med: 6 Max: 30.7
Current: 6
-4.6
30.7
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate 3.90
PGPEF's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked higher than
53% of the 106 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. PGPEF: 3.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
PGPEF' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.5  Med: 7.6 Max: 39.1
Current: 3.9
-12.5
39.1
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Business Description

Industry: Advertising & Marketing Services » Advertising Agencies    NAICS: 541810    SIC: 7311
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Traded in other countries:PUB.France, PU4.Germany, PUB.Switzerland, 0FQI.UK,
Publicis Groupe SA is a communication and advertising company. The Company has three business units; advertising, specialized agencies & marketing services; media advice and purchasing.

Publicis Groupe SA is a communications and advertising company. The Company is split into three business units: advertising, specialized agencies & marketing services; media advice and purchasing. Advertising segment develops and markets its customer's brands; Media Buying and Consultancy provides analysis and advice to customers; and SAMS specializes in direct marketing and public relations. It operates in North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Latin America and Africa & Middle East. The Company competes with a number of local, independent advertising agencies in markets around the world, via its specialized agencies and marketing services. Its business is subject to government regulation in France, U.S. and elsewhere. In France, media buying activities are subject to the loi Sapin, a law requiring transparency in media buying transactions.

Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 14.21
PGPEF's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 143 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 20.64 vs. PGPEF: 14.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
PGPEF' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.83  Med: 14.84 Max: 20.79
Current: 14.21
8.83
20.79
Forward PE Ratio 12.69
PGPEF's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 44 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 15.67 vs. PGPEF: 12.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 14.34
PGPEF's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
65% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 21.18 vs. PGPEF: 14.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
PGPEF' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.88  Med: 14.99 Max: 20.9
Current: 14.34
8.88
20.9
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 8.57
PGPEF's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
82% of the 88 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 17.83 vs. PGPEF: 8.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
PGPEF' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.13  Med: 8.7 Max: 12.08
Current: 8.57
5.13
12.08
PB Ratio 1.99
PGPEF's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
53% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. PGPEF: 1.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
PGPEF' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.98  Med: 2 Max: 2.3
Current: 1.99
0.98
2.3
PS Ratio 1.37
PGPEF's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 187 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. PGPEF: 1.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
PGPEF' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.88  Med: 1.39 Max: 2.06
Current: 1.37
0.88
2.06
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 11.23
PGPEF's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
72% of the 90 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 18.28 vs. PGPEF: 11.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
PGPEF' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.08  Med: 11.4 Max: 16.66
Current: 11.23
7.08
16.66
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 9.39
PGPEF's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
65% of the 110 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 12.31 vs. PGPEF: 9.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
PGPEF' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.16  Med: 9.53 Max: 14.48
Current: 9.39
6.16
14.48
EV-to-EBIT 10.95
PGPEF's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
61% of the 137 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 15.79 vs. PGPEF: 10.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
PGPEF' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.9  Med: 10.8 Max: 12.9
Current: 10.95
4.9
12.9
EV-to-EBITDA 9.10
PGPEF's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
58% of the 146 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 10.85 vs. PGPEF: 9.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
PGPEF' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.1  Med: 9 Max: 10.5
Current: 9.1
4.1
10.5
PEG Ratio 1.81
PGPEF's PEG Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 48 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 2.22 vs. PGPEF: 1.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
PGPEF' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.22  Med: 1.8 Max: 2.87
Current: 1.81
1.22
2.87
Shiller PE Ratio 16.78
PGPEF's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 40 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 29.19 vs. PGPEF: 16.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
PGPEF' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.25  Med: 17.03 Max: 21.76
Current: 16.78
9.25
21.76
Current Ratio 0.85
PGPEF's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
85% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. PGPEF: 0.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
PGPEF' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 0.91 Max: 1.16
Current: 0.85
0.74
1.16
Quick Ratio 0.82
PGPEF's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
82% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. PGPEF: 0.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
PGPEF' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 0.85 Max: 1.11
Current: 0.82
0.67
1.11
Days Sales Outstanding 343.03
PGPEF's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
99% of the 151 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 81.22 vs. PGPEF: 343.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
PGPEF' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 343.03  Med: 381.78 Max: 404.54
Current: 343.03
343.03
404.54

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield % 2.71
PGPEF's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
63% of the 187 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. PGPEF: 2.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
PGPEF' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.03  Med: 2.03 Max: 2.7
Current: 2.71
2.03
2.7
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.39
PGPEF's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 101 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 0.42 vs. PGPEF: 0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
PGPEF' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 0.29 Max: 0.39
Current: 0.39
0.22
0.39
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 15.40
PGPEF's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
72% of the 71 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 6.70 vs. PGPEF: 15.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
PGPEF' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0 Max: 15.4
Current: 15.4
0
15.4
Forward Dividend Yield % 2.71
PGPEF's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
59% of the 177 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 2.44 vs. PGPEF: 2.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 2.70
PGPEF's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
75% of the 228 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 3.37 vs. PGPEF: 2.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
PGPEF' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.03  Med: 2.03 Max: 2.7
Current: 2.7
2.03
2.7
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -6.40
PGPEF's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
66% of the 120 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: -2.20 vs. PGPEF: -6.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
PGPEF' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21  Med: -3.5 Max: 3.4
Current: -6.4
-21
3.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
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history
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.72
PGPEF's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 74 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. PGPEF: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
PGPEF' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.56 Max: 0.73
Current: 0.72
0
0.73
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) 1.17
PGPEF's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked higher than
80% of the 10 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. PGPEF: 1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.90
PGPEF's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. PGPEF: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
PGPEF' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.82 Max: 1
Current: 0.9
0
1
Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value 1.43
PGPEF's Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 32 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. PGPEF: 1.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value only.
PGPEF' s Price-to-Peter-Lynch-Fair-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 1.51 Max: 1.8
Current: 1.43
0
1.8
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 9.11
PGPEF's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
73% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. PGPEF: 9.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
PGPEF' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.8  Med: 9.2 Max: 20.2
Current: 9.11
7.8
20.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 16.38
PGPEF's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
73% of the 91 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 10.70 vs. PGPEF: 16.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
PGPEF' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 14.7  Med: 17.1 Max: 24.8
Current: 16.38
14.7
24.8

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $10,851
EPS (TTM) $ 4.52
Beta1.05
Short Percentage of Float0.00%
52-Week Range $62.88 - 77.00
Shares Outstanding (Mil)222.19

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 10,274 10,802 11,280 12,161
EPS ($) 4.70 4.92 5.40 6.33
EPS without NRI ($) 4.70 4.92 5.40 6.33
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
3.54%
Dividends per Share ($) 1.50 2.06 2.14
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