Just the Facts on Omnicom Group Inc. (OMC)

Omnicom Group Inc. (OMC) is an interesting player in the Services space, with a focus on Advertising Agencies. The stock has been active on the tape, currently trading at $72.83, down from yesterday’s close by -0.78%. Given the stock’s recent action, it seemed like a good time to take a closer look at the company’s recent data.

Fundamental Analysis

Omnicom Group Inc. (OMC) currently trades with a market capitalization of $16.92 Billion. That value represents a market adjusting for revenues that have been falling by -1.89 % on a quarterly year/year basis as of the company’s last quarterly report.

You can get a sense of how sustainable that is by a levered free cash flow of $1.29 Billion over the past twelve months. Generally speaking, earnings are expected to fall in coming quarters. Analysts are forecasting earnings of $1.55 on a per share basis this quarter. Perhaps, that suggests something about why 1.26% of the outstanding share supply is held by institutional investors.

Technical Analysis

It’s important to check the technicals to get a sense of how OMC has been acting. Looking at the stock’s movement on the chart, Omnicom Group Inc. recorded a 52-week high of $87.43. It is now trading 14.6% off that level. The stock is trading $70.87 its 50-day moving average by -1.96%. The stock carved out a 52-week low down at $65.32.

In recent action, Omnicom Group Inc. (OMC) has made a move of +1.95% over the past month, which has come on Strong relative transaction volume. Over the trailing year, the stock is underperforming the S&P 500 by 19.03, and it’s gotten there by action that has been more volatile on a day-to-day basis than most other stocks on the exchange. In terms of the mechanics underlying that movement, traders will want to note that the stock is trading on a float of 10.30% with $228.80 Million sitting short, betting on future declines. That suggests something of the likelihood of a short squeeze in shares of OMC.

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