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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (NYSE:IPG)?

The company in question is, The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (NYSE:IPG) currently with a stock price of 22.66 (0.73% today). The market cap for The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. is 8998.25, and is in the sector Services, and Advertising Agencies industry. The target price for The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. is 25.8. Currently The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. is trading with a P/E of 18.62, and a forward P/E of 15.34. Average volume for The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. is 4027.74 and so far today it is 1438618.

Performance in the last year for The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. has been 10.61%. For EPS growth, The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. has seen a growth of -2.50%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 11.82%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 18.40% over the last five years and could be 9.16% for the next five years. The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 2.20%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 31.90%. The 20-day simple moving average is -0.01%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 0.75%.

Since the IPO date for The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. on the 11/05/1987, The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. has seen performance year to date to be -1.45%. With The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. trading at 22.66, the dividend yield is 2.67%, and the EPS is 1.21.

So could The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc., be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 18.62. The PEG is 2.03, P/S is 1.17 and the P/B is at 4.51. The P/cash is 13.32, with P/free cash flow at 9.64.

The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 1, and the quick ratio is 1. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.79, and total debt/equity at 0.91.

In terms of margins, The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. has a gross margin of *TBA, an operating margin of 10.70% and a profit margin of 6.40%.Payout ratio for The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. is 43.70%. Return on assets come to 4.20% with return on investment coming to 14.50%.

Insider ownership for The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc., is at 0.40% and institutional ownership comes to 98.30%. Outstanding shares are at 400.1. While shares float is 398.1. The float short is currently 4.07%, and short ratio is 4.02.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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