Schwartz Investment Counsel Inc Lowers stake in Omnicom Group (OMC)

Omnicom Group (OMC) : Schwartz Investment Counsel Inc reduced its stake in Omnicom Group by 0.17% during the most recent quarter end. The investment management company now holds a total of 520,000 shares of Omnicom Group which is valued at $43.5 Million after selling 900 shares in Omnicom Group , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on May 11, 2016.Omnicom Group makes up approximately 3.25% of Schwartz Investment Counsel Inc’s portfolio.

Other Hedge Funds, Including , Savant Capital added OMC to its portfolio by purchasing 2,779 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $232,686. Omnicom Group makes up approx 0.07% of Savant Capital’s portfolio.Wetherby Asset Management Inc boosted its stake in OMC in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 833 additional shares and now holds a total of 9,550 shares of Omnicom Group which is valued at $799,622. Omnicom Group makes up approx 0.19% of Wetherby Asset Management Inc’s portfolio.Blackrock Investment Management boosted its stake in OMC in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 691,426 additional shares and now holds a total of 1,422,437 shares of Omnicom Group which is valued at $119.1 Million. Omnicom Group makes up approx 0.16% of Blackrock Investment Management’s portfolio.Td Asset Management Inc reduced its stake in OMC by selling 20,282 shares or 11.15% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 161,620 shares of OMC which is valued at $13.6 Million. Omnicom Group makes up approx 0.03% of Td Asset Management Inc’s portfolio.Ohio National Investments boosted its stake in OMC in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 100 additional shares and now holds a total of 5,400 shares of Omnicom Group which is valued at $448,038. Omnicom Group makes up approx 0.08% of Ohio National Investments’s portfolio.

Omnicom Group opened for trading at $83.57 and hit $84.63 on the upside on Monday, eventually ending the session at $84.26, with a gain of 0.63% or 0.53 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 10,76,672 shares. Company has a market cap of $20,033 M.

On the company’s financial health, Omnicom Group reported $0.90 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.03 according to the earnings call on Apr 19, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $0.87. The company had revenue of $3499.10 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $3520.84 million. The company’s revenue was up .9% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.83 EPS.

Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Omnicom Group. Omnicom Group was Downgraded by Wells Fargo to ” Market Perform” on Apr 14, 2016.

Omnicom Group Inc. is a holding company. The Company provides advertising marketing and corporate communications services. The Company’s branded networks and agencies operate in markets around the world and provide a range of services which it groups into four disciplines: advertising customer relationship management (CRM) public relations and specialty communications. Its services in these disciplines include advertising brand consultancy content marketing corporate social responsibility consulting crisis communications data analytics and database management among others. Its advertising brands include BBDO Worldwide DDB Worldwide and TBWA Worldwide. The Company’s branded agency networks operate in geographic regions including the Americas which includes North America and Latin America; EMEA which includes Europe the Middle East and Africa and Asia Pacific which includes Australia China India Japan Korea New Zealand Singapore and other Asian countries.

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