Interpublic Group of Companies Earnings: Your Sneak Peek to the Big Announcement

Interpublic Group Of Companies (NYSE:IPG) will report earnings before markets open on Friday, July 19th. The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. is an organization of advertising agencies and marketing service companies. The Company operates globally in the sectors of advertising, independent media buying, direct marketing, healthcare communications, interactive consulting services, marketing research, promotions, experiential marketing, public relations, and sports marketing.

Here is your Cheat Sheet to Interpublic Group Of Companies Earnings:

Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.22 per share on revenues of $1.75 billion. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 17.06.

Analyst Trends:

Analysts have a more negative outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has fallen from a profit of $0.19 to a profit $0.18. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $0.86, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.

Earnings Trends:

Here’s how Interpublic Group Of Companies has been performing on an annual basis:

Fiscal Year 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Revenue ($) in millions 6,963 6,028 6,532 7,015 6,956
Diluted EPS ($) 0.52 0.18 0.47 0.99 0.94

Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:

Quarter Jun. 30, 2012 Sep. 30, 2012 Dec. 31, 2012 Mar. 31, 2013
Revenue ($) in millions 1,715.70 1,670.40 2,063.30 1,543.00
Diluted EPS ($) 0.22 0.15 0.68 -0.14

Past Performance:
Interpublic Group Of Companies has beat analyst estimates 2 times in the past four quarters. This is not consistent enough to get bullish yet.

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