Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. ( IPG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on February 26, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.15 per share is scheduled to be paid on March 15, 2016. Shareholders who purchased IPG prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 25% increase over the prior quarter.
The previous trading day's last sale of IPG was $21.37, representing a -10.21% decrease from the 52 week high of $23.80 and a 17.68% increase over the 52 week low of $18.16.
IPG is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as Omnicom Group Inc. ( OMC ) and Criteo S.A. ( CRTO ). IPG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.2. Zacks Investment Research reports IPG's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as 6.1%, compared to an industry average of 4.9%.
Interested in gaining exposure to IPG through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have IPG as a top-10 holding:
The top-performing ETF of this group is WBID with an decrease of -7.25% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of IPG at 4.47%.
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