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Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE:OMC) is due to report earnings before the opening bell on October 18, 2011.

Overview

OMC trades an average of 3.1 million shares per day.

Omnicom Group and its subsidiaries provide advertising, marketing and corporate communications services. The company was founded in 1944 and is based in New York, New York.

52 Week High: $51.25
52 Week Low: $35.27
Book Value: $12.72
Float Short: 3.14%

On average, 12 analysts are expecting a drop of $-0.26 in earnings per share compared to last quarter's results of $0.96. A beat of $0.70 per share, will top the estimated per share earnings. Analyst estimates range between $0.65 and $0.73 per share.

The current trailing twelve months (ttm) P/E ratio is 13.5. The forward P/E ratio is 12.5. The stock has moved higher in price 4.11% in the last month, with a one year change of -0.30%. Compared to the S&P 500, the year to date difference is -6.95%.

Investors have been rewarded with an increase of year-over-year revenue. Revenue reported was $12.54 billion for 2010 vs. $11.72 billion for 2009. The bottom line has rising earnings year-over-year of $827.70 million for 2010 vs. $793.00 million for 2009. The company's earnings before income and taxes are rising with an EBIT year-over-year of $1.46 billion for 2010 vs. $1.37 billion for 2009.

paid2trade.com revenue gross bar chart for OMC

Gross reported revenue compared to the mean estimate (rounded).

Fiscal Quarter Ending Month-Year Revenue Estimates Actual $ Difference Difference %
Jun-11 $ 3.39 B $ 3.49 B $ 102.04 M 3.01%
Mar-11 $ 3.14 B $ 3.15 B $ 9.69 M 0.31%
Dec-10 $ 3.44 B $ 3.59 B $ 144.04 M 4.18%
Sep-10 $ 2.97 B $ 2.99 B $ 29.37 M 0.99%
Jun-10 $ 2.95 B $ 3.04 B $ 96.00 M 3.26%
M = millions, B = billions

Differences are rounded. (Some one-time items are often excluded in reported EPS.)

Reported earnings per share compared to the mean estimate. Differences are rounded.




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Source: Earnings Preview: Omnicom Group Reports 3Q Results Tuesday

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