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 broken, with the stock’s consolidated last price falling by -$0.31, or -0.34%, to $91.57. The Omnicom Group Inc. has recorded 32,528 volume in the after hours trading session. Recently, Yahoo Finance discussed the stock, revealing that OMNICOM TO PRESENT AT THE J.P. MORGAN TECHNOLOGY, MEDIA AND TELECOM CONFERENCE.
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The company is listed on the NYSE and operates within the Advertising Agencies industry segment. At the end of the last regular session, the stock closed at $91.88 and fluctuated between $92.25 as its day high and $90.39 as its day low. The current market capitalization of Omnicom Group Inc. is $17.99B. A total of 1.1 million shares were traded on the day, compared to an average of 1.96M shares.
Furthermore, investors take into consideration insider trades when predicting a stock’s future trajectory. During the recent three months, OMC has seen 10 BUY and 1 SELL insider trades, representing the acquisition of 4,415 and the disposition of 1,700 shares. Over the last 12 months, there were 44 BUYs and 13 SELLs from insiders. Insiders purchased 218,498 shares during that period but sold 155,133.
In the most recent transaction, RICE LINDA JOHNSON sold 1,700 shares of OMC for 89.75 per share on Apr 27. After the transaction, the Director now owns 9,527 company shares. In a previous transaction on Apr 24, WREN JOHN sold 100,000 shares at 93.84 per share. OMC shares that Chairman and CEO owns now total 328,448.
Among the insiders who sold shares, Nelson Jonathan B. disposed of 25,000 shares on Feb 16 at a per-share price of $93.41. This resulted in the CEO, Omnicom Digital holding 128,038 shares of OMC after the transaction. In another insider transaction, Castellaneta Andrew sold 6,000 shares at $92.80 per share on Feb 10. Company shares held by the SVP, Chief Accounting Officer now total 31,121.
The dividend paying company demonstrates a positive outlook for investors and helps them generate immediate cash. 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 13.80. OMC’s most recent ex-dividend date was 6/8/2023 when it declared a $0.70 quarterly dividend that was paid in cash on 7/7/2023. Previously, the company paid the dividend on 4/6/2023 with an ex-dividend date of 3/9/2023. The OMC stock dividend was $0.70 per share in cash.
It has been observed that price targets are rarely accurate, but they can exert some influence from time to time, and are often accepted as valuable in the market. According to analysts who have offered 12-month price targets for OMC in the last 3 months, the mean price target is $100.72 with high estimates of $113.00 and low estimates of $79.00. In terms of 52-week highs and lows, OMC has a high of $96.78 and a low of $61.31.
As of this writing, OMC has an earnings estimate of $1.8 per share for the current quarter. EPS was calculated based on a consensus of 8 estimates, with a high estimate of $1.86 per share and a lower estimate of $1.74. The company reported an EPS of $2.09 in the last quarter, which was 5.60% higher than expectations of $1.98.
Balance Sheet Annually/Quarterly
An equity investor’s investment can be viewed on a balance sheet by looking at what assets and liabilities the company has. Investors can determine the company’s prospects by calculating its financial ratios based on this information. OMC’s latest balance sheet shows that the firm has $5.32B in Cash & Short Term Investments as of fiscal 2021. There were $6.65B in debt and $16.23B in liabilities at the time. Its Book Value Per Share was $15.41, while its Total Shareholder’s Equity was $3.77B.
There may be slightly higher risks associated with pre-market and after-hours trading than during regular market hours. Due to the fact that issuers often announce critical financial information outside of regular trading hours, extended-hours trading may result in wider spreads for particular securities. Currently, 0 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 Buy with a score of 3.33.