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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 : 8/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
PUBGY's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
79% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 63.63 vs. PUBGY: No Debt )
PUBGY' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.44   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.28
PUBGY's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
55% of the 196 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. PUBGY: 0.28 )
PUBGY' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 0.28
Current: 0.28

0.06
0.28
Interest Coverage No Debt
PUBGY's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
93% of the 147 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 262.19 vs. PUBGY: No Debt )
PUBGY' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.11   Max: 9999.99
Current: No Debt

2.11
9999.99
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 1.51
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 (%) 15.84
PUBGY's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
88% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 7.62 vs. PUBGY: 15.84 )
PUBGY' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 8.51   Max: 17.52
Current: 15.84

8.51
17.52
Net-margin (%) 11.15
PUBGY's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 4.14 vs. PUBGY: 11.15 )
PUBGY' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 3.89   Max: 11.15
Current: 11.15

3.89
11.15
ROE (%) 15.83
PUBGY's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 192 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 7.79 vs. PUBGY: 15.83 )
PUBGY' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 9.77   Max: 53.57
Current: 15.83

9.77
53.57
ROA (%) 4.44
PUBGY's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 3.75 vs. PUBGY: 4.44 )
PUBGY' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 1.34   Max: 4.53
Current: 4.44

1.34
4.53
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 206.92
PUBGY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 40.66 vs. PUBGY: 206.92 )
PUBGY' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 53.58   Max: 206.92
Current: 206.92

53.58
206.92
Revenue Growth (%) 12.90
PUBGY's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 155 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. PUBGY: 12.90 )
PUBGY' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -3.1   Max: 27.8
Current: 12.9

-3.1
27.8
EBITDA Growth (%) 14.50
PUBGY's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 128 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 6.50 vs. PUBGY: 14.50 )
PUBGY' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -3.9   Max: 27.8
Current: 14.5

-3.9
27.8
EPS Growth (%) 20.40
PUBGY's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 114 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 10.10 vs. PUBGY: 20.40 )
PUBGY' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -14.8   Max: 43.2
Current: 20.4

-14.8
43.2
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Scott Black 2013-06-30 Sold Out 1.4%$16.45 - $18.58 $ 21.9124%0
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Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 18.90
PUBGY's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
65% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 18.10 vs. PUBGY: 18.90 )
PUBGY' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.67   Max: 38.32
Current: 18.9

7.67
38.32
P/B 2.40
PUBGY's P/B is ranked lower than
51% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. PUBGY: 2.40 )
PUBGY' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 1.32   Max: 7.76
Current: 2.4

1.32
7.76
P/S 2.10
PUBGY's P/S is ranked lower than
66% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. PUBGY: 2.10 )
PUBGY' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.79   Max: 2.31
Current: 2.1

0.79
2.31
PFCF 17.80
PUBGY's PFCF is ranked higher than
63% of the 129 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 17.40 vs. PUBGY: 17.80 )
PUBGY' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 5.22   Max: 19.37
Current: 17.8

5.22
19.37
EV-to-EBIT 12.80
PUBGY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
61% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 12.50 vs. PUBGY: 12.80 )
PUBGY' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 5.9   Max: 22.3
Current: 12.8

5.9
22.3
PEG 2.50
PUBGY's PEG is ranked higher than
58% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 2.02 vs. PUBGY: 2.50 )
PUBGY' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.14   Max: 17.06
Current: 2.5

1.14
17.06
Shiller P/E 25.30
PUBGY's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
60% of the 95 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 22.34 vs. PUBGY: 25.30 )
PUBGY' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 9.87   Max: 27.27
Current: 25.3

9.87
27.27

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 1.00
PUBGY's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
68% of the 136 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 2.26 vs. PUBGY: 1.00 )
PUBGY' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.03   Max: 3.51
Current: 1

1.03
3.51
Dividend Payout 0.20
PUBGY's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
85% of the 110 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. PUBGY: 0.20 )
PUBGY' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.21   Max: 0.32
Current: 0.2

0.21
0.32
Dividend growth (3y) 5.30
PUBGY's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
61% of the 75 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 11.20 vs. PUBGY: 5.30 )
PUBGY' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 5.3
Current: 5.3

0
5.3
Yield on cost (5-Year) 1.26
PUBGY's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
66% of the 137 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 2.92 vs. PUBGY: 1.26 )
PUBGY' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.3   Max: 4.42
Current: 1.26

1.3
4.42
Share Buyback Rate -0.50
PUBGY's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
75% of the 131 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: -0.60 vs. PUBGY: -0.50 )
PUBGY' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 2.7   Max: -29.5
Current: -0.5

Valuation & Return

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Price/DCF (Projected) 1.30
PUBGY's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
58% of the 107 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. PUBGY: 1.30 )
PUBGY' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 1.69
Current: 1.3

0.49
1.69
Price/Median PS Value 1.40
PUBGY's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
53% of the 186 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. PUBGY: 1.40 )
PUBGY' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 1.38
Current: 1.4

0.53
1.38
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 3.10
PUBGY's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
63% of the 49 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. PUBGY: 3.10 )
PUBGY' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.97   Max: 4.01
Current: 3.1

0.97
4.01
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.80
PUBGY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
63% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 8.10 vs. PUBGY: 7.80 )
PUBGY' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.5   Max: 16.9
Current: 7.8

4.5
16.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 12.13
PUBGY's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
77% of the 135 Companies
in the Global Advertising Agencies industry.

( Industry Median: 7.97 vs. PUBGY: 12.13 )
PUBGY' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 4   Max: 22.9
Current: 12.13

4
22.9

Business Description

Industry: Advertising & Marketing Services » Advertising Agencies
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Traded in other countries:PUB.France, PU4.Germany
Publicis Groupe ADR is a communications and advertising company. The company is split into three business units: Advertising, Media Buying and Consultancy, and Specialized Agencies and Marketing Services (SAMS). Advertising has several global networks that develop and market its customer's brands; Media Buying and Consultancy provides analysis and advice to customers; and SAMS specializes in direct marketing and public relations.

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