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Omnicom Group Inc is an advertising agencies business based in the US. Omnicom Group shares (OMC.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $61.88 – an increase of 8.56% over the previous week. Omnicom Group employs 70,000 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $14 billion.

How to buy shares in Omnicom Group

  1. Choose a platform. If you're a beginner, our share-dealing table below can help you choose.
  2. Open your account. You'll need your ID, bank details and national insurance number.
  3. Confirm your payment details. You'll need to fund your account with a bank transfer, debit card or credit card.
  4. Search the platform for stock code: OMC in this case.
  5. Research Omnicom Group shares. The platform should provide the latest information available.
  6. Buy your Omnicom Group shares. It's that simple.
The whole process can take as little as 15 minutes.

How has Coronavirus impacted Omnicom Group's share price?

Since the stock market crash in March caused by coronavirus, Omnicom Group's share price has had significant negative movement.

Its last market close was $61.88, which is 20.94% down on its pre-crash value of $78.27 and 33.45% up on the lowest point reached during the March crash when the shares fell as low as $46.37.

If you had bought $1,000 worth of Omnicom Group shares at the start of February 2020, those shares would have been worth $638.53 at the bottom of the March crash, and if you held on to them, then as of the last market close they'd be worth $818.05.

Omnicom Group share price

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Omnicom Group shares at a glance

Information last updated 2020-10-20.
Latest market close$61.88
52-week range$46.37 - $82.73
50-day moving average $51.9417
200-day moving average $53.8231
Wall St. target price$58.69
PE ratio 12.2331
Dividend yield $2.6 (5.11%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $4.306
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£1.75 + 0.022% (max £5.00)
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Portfolio transfer fees (in & out)
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No transfer fees or exit fees. £9.99 a month on the Investor Service Plan
Open an ISA, Trading Account or SIPP you will get £100 of free trades to buy or sell any investment (new customers only).
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Interactive Investor stocks and shares ISA
Any lump sum or £25 a month
£119.88
£7.99
Interactive Investor offers everything most investors need. Its flat fees makes it pricey for small portfolios, but cheap for big ones. Capital at risk.
Moneyfarm stocks and shares ISA
£1500
0.75%
£0
Moneyfarm helps you meet your investment goals with fully-managed portfolios designed around you. Capital at risk.
Hargreaves Lansdown stocks and shares ISA
£100
0.45%
£11.95
Hargreaves Lansdown is the UK's biggest wealth manager. It's got everything you'll need, from beginners to experienced investors. Capital at risk.
Nutmeg stocks and shares ISA
£100
0.75%
£0
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Saxo Markets stocks and shares ISA
No minimum deposit requirement
0.12%
£8.00
Saxo Markets offers a wide access to a range of stocks, ETFs and funds. Capital at risk.
AJ Bell stocks and shares ISA
£500
0.25%
£9.95
AJ Bell is a good all-rounder for people who to choose between shares, funds, ISAs and pensions. Capital at risk.
Fidelity stocks and shares ISA
£1000 or a regular savings plan from £50
0.35%
£10.00
Fidelity is another good all-rounder, offering a good package at a decent price. Not suited for trading shares. Capital at risk.
Legal & General stocks and shares ISA
Legal & General stocks and shares ISA
£100 or £20 a month
0.61%
N/A
Legal & General is a big financial services company which offers insurance, lifetime mortgage, pensions and stocks and shares ISAs. Capital at risk.
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Interactive Investor Pension
Any lump sum or £25 a month
Over 3,000 funds
£10/month
interactive investor is a flat-fee platform, which makes it cost effective for larger portfolios. Capital at risk.
Moneyfarm Pension
£1,500 (initial investment)
7 funds
0.35%-0.75%
Moneyfarm has pensions that are matched against your risk appetite, goals and planned retirement date. Capital at risk.
AJ Bell Pension
£1,000
Over 2,000 funds
0.05-0.25%
AJ Bell has two different pension options, a self managed pension and one that is managed for you. Capital at risk.
PensionBee Pension
No minimum
7 funds
0.5% - 0.95%
Pension Bee is a newbie in the pension market. It helps consolidate your pension plans into one place. Capital at risk.
Hargreaves Lansdown Pension
£100 or £25 a month
2,500 funds
0-0.45%
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Saxo Markets Pension
Saxo Markets Pension
£10
Over 11,000 funds
No annual fee
Saxo Markets gives flexibility and control over your investment strategy. Capital at risk.
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Penfold
No minimum
4 portfolios
0.75-0.88%
Moneybox Pension
£1
3 funds
0.15% - 0.45% charged monthly
Manage your money with an easy-to-use Moneybox app. Capital at risk.
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Is it a good time to buy Omnicom Group stock?

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Omnicom Group price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the last close of $61.88

1 month (2020-12-23) 0.98%
3 months (2020-10-23) 17.37%

Is Omnicom Group under- or over-valued?

Valuing Omnicom Group stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Omnicom Group's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Omnicom Group's P/E ratio

Omnicom Group's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 12x. In other words, Omnicom Group shares trade at around 12x recent earnings.

That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.

Omnicom Group's PEG ratio

Omnicom Group's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 4.2491. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.

The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Omnicom Group's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.

Omnicom Group's EBITDA

Omnicom Group's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is a whopping $2 billion (£1.5 billion).

The EBITDA is a measure of a Omnicom Group's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Omnicom Group financials

Revenue TTM $14 billion
Operating margin TTM 12.94%
Gross profit TTM $2.7 billion
Return on assets TTM 4.74%
Return on equity TTM 32.58%
Profit margin 6.72%
Book value $11.23
Market capitalisation $11 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

How to short and sell Omnicom Group shares

  1. Create a CFD or spread betting account.
  2. Search for the stock code. E.g. "OMC.US"
  3. Choose your position size.
  4. Select "sell" rather than "buy".
  5. Confirm your position and keep tabs on it. You may wish to set limits on your position.

There are currently 14.6 million Omnicom Group shares held short by investors – that's known as Omnicom Group's "short interest". This figure is 1% down from 14.8 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Omnicom Group shares can be evaluated.

Omnicom Group's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Omnicom Group's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Omnicom Group shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Omnicom Group shares traded daily (recently around 1.8 million). Omnicom Group's SIR currently stands at 8.03. In other words for every 100,000 Omnicom Group shares traded daily on the market, roughly 8030 shares are currently held short.

However Omnicom Group's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Omnicom Group shares, or, against the total number of tradable Omnicom Group shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Omnicom Group's short interest could be expressed as 0.07% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Omnicom Group shares in existence, roughly 70 shares are currently held short) or 0.0779% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Omnicom Group shares, roughly 78 shares are currently held short).

A SIR below 10% would generally be considered to indicate a fairly optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Omnicom Group.

Find out more about how you can short Omnicom Group stock.

Omnicom Group's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Omnicom Group.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Omnicom Group's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 15.96

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Omnicom Group's overall score of 15.96 (as at 10/01/2020) is excellent – landing it in it in the 15th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Omnicom Group is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Omnicom Group's environmental score

Environmental score: 2.43/100

Omnicom Group's environmental score of 2.43 puts it squarely in the 1st percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Omnicom Group is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Omnicom Group's social score

Social score: 10.6/100

Omnicom Group's social score of 10.6 puts it squarely in the 1st percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Omnicom Group is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Omnicom Group's governance score

Governance score: 4.29/100

Omnicom Group's governance score puts it squarely in the 1st percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Omnicom Group is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Omnicom Group's controversy score

Controversy score: 2/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. A high-profile company, Omnicom Group scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that Omnicom Group has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Omnicom Group Inc was last rated for ESG on: 2020-10-01.

Total ESG score 15.96
Total ESG percentile 14.96
Environmental score 2.43
Environmental score percentile 1
Social score 10.6
Social score percentile 1
Governance score 4.29
Governance score percentile 1
Level of controversy 2

Omnicom Group share dividends

49%

Dividend payout ratio: 48.87% of net profits

Recently Omnicom Group has paid out, on average, around 48.87% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 5.11% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Omnicom Group shareholders could enjoy a 5.11% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Omnicom Group's case, that would currently equate to about $2.6 per share.

While Omnicom Group's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Omnicom Group may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.

Omnicom Group's most recent dividend payout was on 12 October 2020. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 18 September 2020 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Omnicom Group's shares ever split?

Omnicom Group's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 26 June 2007. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Omnicom Group shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Omnicom Group shares which in turn could have impacted Omnicom Group's share price.

Omnicom Group share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Omnicom Group's shares have ranged in value from as little as $46.37 up to $82.73. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

OMC.US volatility(beta: 0.7)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Omnicom Group's is 0.701. This would suggest that Omnicom Group's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

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Omnicom Group overview

Omnicom Group Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides advertising, marketing, and corporate communications services. It provides a range of services in the areas of advertising, customer relationship management, public relations, and healthcare. The company's services include advertising, branding, content marketing, corporate social responsibility consulting, crisis communications, custom publishing, data analytics, database management, digital/direct marketing, digital transformation, entertainment marketing, experiential marketing, field marketing, financial/corporate business-to-business advertising, graphic arts/digital imaging, healthcare marketing and communications, and in-store design services. Its services also comprise interactive marketing, investor relations, marketing research, media planning and buying, merchandising and point of sale, mobile marketing, multi-cultural marketing, non-profit marketing, organizational communications, package design, product placement, promotional marketing, public affairs, public relations, retail marketing, sales support, search engine marketing, shopper marketing, social media marketing, and sports and event marketing services. It operates in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, South America, Mexico, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Australia, Greater China, India, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Singapore, and other Asian countries. The company is based in New York, New York.

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