Interpublic Group: Undervalued But Not Enough Return Potential

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Evin Rohrbaugh


  • IPG is a classic legacy business that hit its peak years ago and now relies on capital allocation skills to drive returns going forward.
  • Their biggest acquisition to date has been successful in improving FCF and debt associated with the purchased is being paid down.
  • I do see the stock as undervalued right now, but it still doesn't have the return potential to actually outperform in the long run.


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The Interpublic Group of Companies (NYSE:IPG) is one of the largest and oldest ad agencies in the US. It has been publicly traded since the early 70’s and the share price peaked in the late 90’s, but have

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I am an independent analyst and investor interested in investing at the intersection of value and growth. My method is a highly qualitative focus on mostly small caps, looking for both long term compounders as well as some special situations. On Twitter @GrowthyValue

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