|Bid||0.00 x 800|
|Ask||80.00 x 1300|
|Day's Range||75.04 - 76.59|
|52 Week Range||65.85 - 83.34|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||0.11|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||14.68|
|Earnings Date||Feb 13, 2019 - Feb 18, 2019|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||2.40 (3.11%)|
|1y Target Est||74.87|
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The average American driver estimates spending nearly 10 hours per week behind the wheel, yet 29 percent of them have considered trading in their cars, trucks or SUVs in favor of other transportation options, according to a new study. The Daily Ride Index, conducted by global communications consultancy Ketchum, found that cost is the main factor, with one-third (33 percent) of respondents claiming their vehicle is too expensive to operate. "While we remain a car-dominant culture, new forms of transportation have sparked reconsideration by many drivers.
Traditional advertising groups hope that their creative flair will prevail against the technological clout of consultancies encroaching on their business, but there are signs the two sides of the divide are moving closer together. The likes of Accenture (ACN.N), PwC and IBM (IBM.N) have been buying small ad agencies to serve clients hungry for data-driven insight to focus their marketing spend. The major advertising holding groups -- WPP (WPP.L), Publicis (PUBP.PA), Interpublic (IPG.N) and Omnicom (OMC.N) -- have responded by building up their own consulting services.
Omnicom (OMC) reported earnings 30 days ago. What's next for the stock? We take a look at earnings estimates for some clues.
GREENWICH, Conn., Nov. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- ICON International, Inc. was recognized by Hearst Connecticut Media Group as a Top Workplaces in CT for the eighth consecutive year. Hearst Connecticut Media partnered with Philadelphia based Energage, formerly WorkplaceDynamics, an employee research and culture technology firm to survey over 900 employers throughout Fairfield, Litchfield and New Haven counties. 50 employers scored well enough to be recognized on the Top Workplaces list this year.
NEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Purpose is one of three critical dimensions of overall reputation, according to the 2018 Porter Novelli/Cone Purpose Premium Index: How Companies Can Unlock Reputational Gains by Leading with Purpose. The study, examining consumer perceptions of the top 200 companies in the U.S., also finds Purpose and Reputation are intrinsically linked. "As we've seen repeatedly in 2018, corporate reputation is painstakingly curated, carefully protected and easily lost.
An investigation by the U.S. Justice Department into improper production practices has ended for the biggest ad-agency holding firms, the companies said Tuesday. The Justice Department in 2016 launched an investigation into whether advertising agencies manipulated the bidding process for production and post-production work by persuading independent companies to raise their prices to drive more business to their own shops, The Wall Street Journal reported in December 2016.
NEW YORK, Nov. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Siegel+Gale named Netflix, ALDI and Google as the top three World's Simplest Brands. For this year's study, Siegel+Gale asked more than 15,000 people across nine countries in the US, Europe, Asia, India, and the Middle East to evaluate brands and industries on their simplicity. "World's Simplest Brands quantifies the substantial monetary value of investing in simplifying," said Howard Belk, co-CEO and chief creative officer, Siegel+Gale.
Tumult in the ad industry has so far been kinder to U.S. agency holding companies than European ones. This has likely accelerated as digital technology has made advertisers reconsider marketing strategies. London-based WPP, the largest agency holding company, is performing worst just now.
LOS ANGELES, Nov. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Mercury, a leading global, bipartisan public strategy firm, announced that former Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa has joined the firm as co-chairman. Villaraigosa's career has been defined by building broad bipartisan coalitions, earning support and respect from Democrats and Republicans alike, and his addition to the Mercury team builds upon the firm's robust bipartisan credentials in California and across North America. "Mercury is relentlessly focused on delivering measureable business results for our clients by bringing to the table the most talented, bipartisan team from media, government, politics and business," said Mercury Chief Executive Officer Kieran Mahoney.
NEW YORK, Nov. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Omnicom Public Relations Group (OPRG) today announced the launch of the AI Impact Group, a specialized consultancy that helps clients assess and mitigate the risks to brand reputation arising from the introduction of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies. The launch of the AI Impact Group coincides with the release of the first comprehensive AI Risk Index, which integrates several layers of research to identify and score the reputational risk of industries and companies adopting AI. The AI Impact Group will offer strategic consulting engagements to assess the communications challenges, brand vulnerabilities and other internal and external risks associated with a company's adoption of AI.
ST. LOUIS, Nov. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- In a time when so many issues divide Americans, a group of consumers that crosses generations and demographics is shaping the future of food. A new report released by FleishmanHillard today at The Culinary Institute of America's reThink Food conference shows, when it comes to food and nutrition, an emergence of shared beliefs and behaviors among Gen Z, Millennials, Gen X and Boomers. "We call these cross-generational influencers 'Gen Food' because food defines them and is an important part of their values and belief system," said Jamie Greenheck, global managing director of FleishmanHillard's Food, Agriculture and Beverage practice.
NEW YORK, Nov. 08, 2018 -- In new independent research reports released early this morning, Market Source Research released its latest key findings for all current investors,.
Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") has today affirmed the Baa2 issuer and senior unsecured ratings of Publicis Groupe S.A. ("Publicis"), the third largest global advertising, communications and marketing company. The outlook on the ratings is stable.
The Marketing Arm, an Omnicom Group Inc. (OMC) agency, on Tuesday concluded The Influencer Continuum, an invitation-only summit designed to maximize the evolving relationship and means of impacting a brand’s audience through the utilization of influencers. “We recognized a need to provide an environment, and the right conditions, for the trust and magic that can only happen when thought leaders and industry experts exchange ideas face-to-face,” said Ray Clark, founder and CEO of The Marketing Arm.
Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") has affirmed Omnicom Capital Inc.'s ("Omnicom Capital") Prime-2 commercial paper rating. The rating outlook is stable. Following is a summary of ...
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- TBWAChiatDay, the storied agency known for pioneering West Coast advertising and building some of the world's most valuable and iconic brands such as Apple, Gatorade and Nissan, this week kicked off a celebration to commemorate its history, maverick creative spirit and progressive agenda for the next 50 years. Shunning the conventions of Madison Avenue, ChiatDay kick-started the West Coast ad boom in 1968 and eventually brought its creatively audacious California style of advertising global when it merged with international agency TBWA in 1995. ChiatDay quickly built a reputation for challenging the status quo in a number of industry firsts.
WPP (WPP.L) lost a fifth of its market value on Thursday after problems at its New York and London creative agencies forced it to cut sales and profit forecasts, showing the scale of the task facing its new boss after the acrimonious exit of founder Martin Sorrell. Mark Read, a softly-spoken veteran of the world's biggest advertising group, said turning around WPP would take time as he sells assets, halts acquisitions and brings in new talent at its storied agencies such as JWT, Ogilvy and Y&R. "We need to have stronger creative agencies," Read told Reuters.
Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") has affirmed Omnicom Group, Inc.'s ("Omnicom" or the "company") Baa1 senior unsecured and Prime-2 commercial paper ratings. ....Outlook, Remains Stable ..Issuer: Omnicom Group, Inc. ....Outlook, Remains Stable Affirmations: ..Issuer: Omnicom Group, Inc.
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Ever since Andres Ordonez ascended to the post of chief creative officer at ad agency Energy BBDO Chicago two years ago, story-driven advertising has been a core creative tenet at the agency. The ad campaign’s debut longform video titled “The Third Stair” aims to make the argument for why so many seniors want to stay in their own, memory-laden homes for as long as possible — a desire often shared by the children or other loved ones tasked with looking after seniors. The video begins with images of an elderly gentleman going about his morning ritual of getting dressed and preparing to face another day — one of many he has obviously weathered. His heavily-creased face and white hair attest to that.