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Building up an investment case requires looking at a stock holistically. Today I've chosen to put the spotlight on The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (NYSE:IPG) due to its excellent fundamentals in more than one area. IPG is a notable dividend payer that has been a rockstar for income investors, currently trading at an attractive share price. In the following section, I expand a bit more on these key aspects. For those interested in digger a bit deeper into my commentary, take a look at the report on Interpublic Group of Companies here.
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IPG is currently trading below its true value, which means the market is undervaluing the company's expected cash flow going forward. According to my intrinsic value of the stock, which is driven by analyst consensus forecast of IPG's earnings, investors now have the opportunity to buy into the stock to reap capital gains. Compared to the rest of the media industry, IPG is also trading below its peers, relative to earnings generated. This supports the theory that IPG is potentially underpriced.
IPG's high dividend payments make it one of the best dividend stocks on the market, and it has also been able to maintain it at a level in which net income is able to cover dividend payments.
For Interpublic Group of Companies, there are three key factors you should further examine:
- Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for IPG’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for IPG’s outlook.
- Historical Performance: What has IPG's returns been like over the past? Go into more detail in the past track record analysis and take a look at the free visual representations of our analysis for more clarity.
- Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of IPG? Explore our interactive list of stocks with large potential to get an idea of what else is out there you may be missing!
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