Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. ( IPG ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 01, 2018. A cash dividend payment of $0.21 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 18, 2018. Shareholders who purchased IPG prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 16.67% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $22.61, the dividend yield is 3.72%.
The previous trading day's last sale of IPG was $22.61, representing a -13.07% decrease from the 52 week high of $26.01 and a 23.55% increase over the 52 week low of $18.30.
IPG is a part of the Technology sector, which includes companies such as WPP plc ( WPP ) and Omnicom Group Inc. ( OMC ). IPG's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $1.38. Zacks Investment Research reports IPG's forecasted earnings growth in 2018 as 23.76%, compared to an industry average of 7%.
Interested in gaining exposure to IPG through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have IPG as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Dynamic Media ( PBS )
- PowerShares Zacks Multi-Asset Income Portfolio ( CVY )
- SPDR Select Sector Fund - Consumer Discretionary ( XLY ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PBS with an increase of 7.09% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of IPG at 2.8%.