Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft reiterated their hold rating on shares of Publicis Groupe (OTCMKTS:PUBGY) in a report published on Wednesday morning, The Fly reports.
A number of other equities research analysts also recently issued reports on the stock. Morgan Stanley reissued an equal weight rating on shares of Publicis Groupe in a research note on Friday, July 24th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. restated a neutral rating on shares of Publicis Groupe in a report on Thursday, July 30th. Sanford C. Bernstein initiated coverage on shares of Publicis Groupe in a report on Wednesday, July 8th. They issued a market perform rating for the company. ValuEngine cut shares of Publicis Groupe from a sell rating to a strong sell rating in a report on Monday, August 3rd. Finally, Credit Suisse Group restated a neutral rating on shares of Publicis Groupe in a report on Friday, July 24th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The company has an average rating of Hold and a consensus target price of $9.50.
Publicis Groupe stock opened at $9.06 on Wednesday. The company’s 50 day simple moving average is $8.44 and its 200-day simple moving average is $7.96. The company has a market capitalization of $8.22 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 6.43 and a beta of 0.78. Publicis Groupe has a 1 year low of $5.78 and a 1 year high of $12.13. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.88, a quick ratio of 0.86 and a current ratio of 0.88.
The company also recently declared an annual dividend, which was paid on Monday, October 5th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 11th were issued a dividend of $0.252 per share. This represents a yield of 2.96%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, September 10th. Publicis Groupe’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 17.73%.
About Publicis Groupe
Publicis Groupe SA provides marketing, communication, and digital transformation services worldwide. The company offers creative solutions, including advertising, interactive communications and digital marketing, direct marketing and customer relationship management, sales promotion and point-of-sale marketing, public relations, corporate and financial communications, and events communication services.
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