Omnicom Group Rises On Unusually High Volume (OMC)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Omnicom Group (NYSE: OMC) is trading at unusually high volume Friday with 3.4 million shares changing hands. It is currently at two times its average daily volume and trading up $2.71 (+4.4%) at $63.71 as of 3:55 p.m. ET.

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Omnicom Group has a market cap of $15.65 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are up 22.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Omnicom Group Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides advertising, marketing, and corporate communications services in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia pacific. The company has a P/E ratio of 17, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Omnicom Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, notable return on equity and reasonable valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full Omnicom Group Ratings Report.

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