The risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading may be slightly higher than the regular market hours. The reason is that extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular security due to lower liquidity and higher volatility as issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. After-hours trades for Omnicom Group Inc. (OMC) shows that investor sentiment remained same, with the stock’s consolidated last price remained same to $91.80. The Omnicom Group Inc. has recorded 38,495 volume in the after hours trading session. Earlier, Yahoo Finance discussed this stock as it revealed TBWA’s Backslash Reveals 39 Cultural Shifts Shaping Our World.
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Omnicom Group Inc. is listed on the NYSE as a member of the Communication Services sector and is a part of the Advertising Agencies industry. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $91.80 and fluctuated between $92.37 as its day high and $91.06 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Omnicom Group Inc. is $18.63B. A total of 2.07 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 1.70M shares.
Additionally, investors take into account insider trades when predicting how a stock will perform. During the recent three months, OMC has seen 10 BUY and 0 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 5,101 and the disposition of 0 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 45 BUYs and 15 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 277,577 shares during that period but sold 139,796.
In the most recent transaction, Nelson Jonathan B. sold 25,000 shares of OMC for 93.41 per share on Feb 16. After the transaction, the CEO, Omnicom Digital now owns 128,038 company shares. In a previous transaction on Feb 10, Castellaneta Andrew sold 6,000 shares at 92.80 per share. OMC shares that SVP, Chief Accounting Officer owns now total 31,121.
Among the insiders who sold shares, Tarlowe Rochelle M. disposed of 2,000 shares on Nov 01 at a per-share price of $73.08. This resulted in the Senior VP and Treasurer holding 16,032 shares of OMC after the transaction. In another insider transaction, RICE LINDA JOHNSON sold 1,300 shares at $70.79 per share on Oct 24. Company shares held by the Director now total 10,048.
It is more appealing for investors to invest in companies that pay dividends because dividends generate immediate cash flow and indicate a positive outlook for the company. Omnicom Group Inc. pays an annual dividend of $2.80, resulting in a dividend yield of 3.05%, and it has a price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 14.40. OMC’s most recent ex-dividend date was 3/9/2023 when it declared a $0.70 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 4/6/2023. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 1/11/2023 with an ex-dividend date of 12/20/2022. The OMC stock dividend was $0.70 per share in cash.
Though price targets are rarely accurate, they can exert some influence from time to time and were often accepted as valuable by the market. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for OMC in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $95.90 with high estimates of $112.00 and low estimates of $71.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, OMC has a high of $96.52 and a low of $61.31.
As of this writing, OMC has an earnings estimate of $1.4 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 6 estimates, with a high estimate of $1.45 per share and a lower estimate of $1.36. The company reported an EPS of $1.77 in the last quarter, which was 5.40% higher than expectations of $1.68.
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A balance sheet is a report that shows the company’s assets and liabilities. In addition, it shows how much equity investors have invested in the company. Investors can determine the company’s prospects by calculating its financial ratios based on this information.
It may be riskier to trade before market opening and after market closing than during regular market hours. Since issuers often announce critical financial information outside regular trading hours. Extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities due to lower liquidity and higher volatility. Currently, 14 analysts are providing their opinions on the stock. On a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being Sell and 5 being Buy, the average analyst rating for OMC is Hold with a score of 3.50. A total of 5 analysts rated the stock as Buy while 0 rated it as Overweight while 7 rated it as Hold. Among the other participants, 1 thought the stock was Underweight and 1 thought it should be Sold.