How to buy Omnicom Group (OMC) shares in Australia
Learn how to easily invest in Omnicom Group shares.
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Omnicom Group Inc (OMC) is a leading advertising agencies business with stocks listed in the US. It opened the day at US$79.3 after a previous close of US$78.31. During the day the price has varied from a low of USD79.05 to a high of USD80.09. The latest price was USD80.05 (25 minute delay). Omnicom Group is listed on the NYSE. All prices are listed in US Dollars.
How to buy shares in Omnicom Group
- Compare share trading platforms. To buy shares in a US company from Australia you'll need to find a trading platform that offers access to US stock markets. If you're just starting out, look for a platform with low brokerage and foreign exchange fees.
- Open and fund your brokerage account. Complete an application with your personal and financial details, like your ID and tax file number. Fund your account with a bank transfer, credit card or debit card.
- Search for Omnicom Group. Find the share by name or ticker symbol: OMC. Research its history to confirm it's a solid investment against your financial goals.
- Purchase now or later. Buy today with a market order or use a limit order to delay your purchase until Omnicom Group reaches your desired price. To spread out your risk, look into dollar-cost averaging, which smooths out buying at consistent intervals and amounts.
- Decide on how many to buy. At last close price of US$78.31, weigh your budget against a diversified portfolio that can minimise risk through the market's ups and downs. You may be able to buy a fractional share of Omnicom Group, depending on your broker.
- Check in on your investment. Congratulations, you own a part of Omnicom Group. Optimise your portfolio by tracking how your stock — and even the business — performs with an eye on the long term. You may be eligible for dividends and shareholder voting rights on directors and management that can affect your stock.
What's in this guide?
- Omnicom Group key stats
- Compare share trading platforms
- Is Omnicom Group stock a buy or sell?
- Omnicom Group performance over time
- Is Omnicom Group suitable for ethical investing?
- Are Omnicom Group shares over-valued?
- Omnicom Group's financials
- How volatile are Omnicom Group shares?
- Does Omnicom Group pay a dividend?
- Have Omnicom Group shares ever split?
- Other common questions
Omnicom Group stock price (NYSE:OMC)Use our graph to track the performance of OMC stocks over time.
Omnicom Group shares at a glance
|52-week range||US$59.2412 - US$84.0226|
|50-day moving average||US$71.5014|
|200-day moving average||US$75.611|
|Dividend yield||US$2.75 (3.52%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||US$6.42|
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Is it a good time to buy Omnicom Group stock?
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Omnicom Group price performance over time
|1 week (2022-01-12)||3.96%|
|1 month (2021-12-17)||9.61%|
|3 months (2021-10-19)||4.68%|
|6 months (2021-07-19)||4.83%|
|1 year (2021-01-19)||26.86%|
|2 years (2020-01-17)||-0.55%|
|3 years (2019-01-18)||5.33%|
|5 years (2017-01-19)||-5.33%|
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Is Omnicom Group under- or over-valued?
Valuing Omnicom Group stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Omnicom Group's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Omnicom Group's P/E ratio
Omnicom Group's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 12x. In other words, Omnicom Group shares trade at around 12x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
Omnicom Group's PEG ratio
Omnicom Group's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 0.9871. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Omnicom Group's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Omnicom Group's EBITDA
Omnicom Group's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is US$2.2 billion (£1.6 billion).
The EBITDA is a measure of a Omnicom Group's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Omnicom Group financials
|Revenue TTM||US$14.2 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||14.07%|
|Gross profit TTM||US$2.3 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||5.06%|
|Return on equity TTM||40.36%|
|Market capitalisation||US$16.9 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Omnicom Group's environmental, social and governance track record
Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Omnicom Group.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
Omnicom Group's total ESG risk score
Total ESG risk: 15.96
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Omnicom Group's overall score of 15.96 (as at 12/31/2018) is excellent – landing it in it in the 15th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Omnicom Group is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).
Omnicom Group's environmental score
Environmental score: 2.43/100
Omnicom Group's environmental score of 2.43 puts it squarely in the 1st percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Omnicom Group is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Omnicom Group's social score
Social score: 10.6/100
Omnicom Group's social score of 10.6 puts it squarely in the 1st percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Omnicom Group is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
Omnicom Group's governance score
Governance score: 4.29/100
Omnicom Group's governance score puts it squarely in the 1st percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Omnicom Group is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
Omnicom Group's controversy score
Controversy score: 2/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Omnicom Group scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that Omnicom Group has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.
Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary
|Total ESG score||15.96|
|Total ESG percentile||14.96|
|Environmental score percentile||1|
|Social score percentile||1|
|Governance score percentile||1|
|Level of controversy||2|
Omnicom Group share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 45.02% of net profits
Recently Omnicom Group has paid out, on average, around 45.02% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 3.52% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Omnicom Group shareholders could enjoy a 3.52% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Omnicom Group's case, that would currently equate to about $2.75 per share.
While Omnicom Group's payout ratio might seem fairly standard, it's worth remembering that Omnicom Group may be investing much of the rest of its net profits in future growth.
Omnicom Group's most recent dividend payout was on 10 January 2022. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 19 December 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
Have Omnicom Group's shares ever split?
Omnicom Group's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 25 June 2007. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Omnicom Group shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Omnicom Group shares which in turn could have impacted Omnicom Group's share price.
Omnicom Group share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Omnicom Group's shares have ranged in value from as little as US$59.2412 up to US$84.0226. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Omnicom Group's is 0.8571. This would suggest that Omnicom Group's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
Omnicom Group overview
Omnicom Group Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides advertising, marketing, and corporate communications services. It provides a range of services in the areas of advertising, customer relationship management, public relations, and healthcare. The company's services include advertising, branding, content marketing, corporate social responsibility consulting, crisis communications, custom publishing, data analytics, database management, digital/direct marketing, digital transformation, entertainment marketing, experiential marketing, field marketing, financial/corporate business-to-business advertising, graphic arts/digital imaging, healthcare marketing and communications, and in-store design services. Its services also comprise interactive marketing, investor relations, marketing research, media planning and buying, merchandising and point of sale, mobile marketing, multi-cultural marketing, non-profit marketing, organizational communications, package design, product placement, promotional marketing, public affairs, retail marketing, sales support, search engine marketing, shopper marketing, social media marketing, and sports and event marketing services. It operates in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, South America, Mexico, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Australia, Greater China, India, Japan, Korea, New Zealand, Singapore, and other Asian countries. The company was incorporated in 1944 and is based in New York, New York.
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