NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- The ex-dividend date for

Omnicom Group

(NYSE:

OMC

) is tomorrow, March 1, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 30 cents per share. At a price of $48.83 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.5%.

The average volume for Omnicom Group has been 1.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Omnicom Group has a market cap of $12.74 billion and is part of the

services

sector and

media

industry. Shares are up 9.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Omnicom Group Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides advertising, marketing, and corporate communications services in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, and Australia. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.4, below the average media industry P/E ratio of 14.5 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Omnicom Group as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, revenue growth, notable return on equity, increase in stock price during the past year and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. You can view the full

Omnicom Group Ratings Report

.

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