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(IPG) Business Services Stock Outlook – Mar 2013 – Zacks Analyst Interviews

To Begin With

In today’s world, companies strive to remain focused on functions and activities that are close to their core competence and provide competitive advantages. But the complex marketplaces in which companies perform demand a host of other functions as well. This...

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(IPG) Business Services Stock Outlook – March 2013 – Zacks Analyst Interviews

To Begin With

In today’s world, companies strive to remain focused on functions and activities that are close to their core competence and provide competitive advantages. But the complex marketplaces in which companies perform demand a host of other functions as well. This...

28Mar2013 | | Comments Off on (IPG) Business Services Stock Outlook – March 2013 – Zacks Analyst Interviews | Continued

(OMC) Omnicom Group Division TBWA Worldwide Acquires Magnon Group

TBWA Worldwide, a division of Omnicom Group Inc (OMC), recently announced the acquisition of Magnon Group – a comprehensive digital agency in India – for an undisclosed amount.

Post-acquisition, Magnon Solutions...

15Jan2013 | | Comments Off on (OMC) Omnicom Group Division TBWA Worldwide Acquires Magnon Group | Continued

(IPG) Business Services Stock Outlook – December 2012 – Industry Outlook

In today’s world, companies strive to remain focused on functions and activities that are close to their core competence and where they enjoy competitive advantages. But they still need to perform a host of other functions in today’s complex marketplace. This need opens the door for providers...

3Dec2012 | | Comments Off on (IPG) Business Services Stock Outlook – December 2012 – Industry Outlook | Continued

(IPG) Interpublic Group of Companies Misses Estimate in Third Quarter

Interpublic Group of Companies Inc. (IPG) reported disappointing third quarter 2012 (ended September 30, 2012) results. Earnings for the quarter were 15 cents per diluted share, a decline of 62.5% from the 40 cents reported in the...

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(IPG) Business Services Stock Outlook – Aug. 2012 – Zacks Analyst Interviews

To Begin With

In today’s world, companies strive to remain focused on functions and activities that are close to their core competence and where they enjoy competitive advantages. But they still need to perform a host of other functions in today’s complex market place....

22Aug2012 | | Comments Off on (IPG) Business Services Stock Outlook – Aug. 2012 – Zacks Analyst Interviews | Continued

(IPG) Business Services Stock Outlook – August 2012 – Industry Outlook

To Begin With

In today’s world, companies strive to remain focused on functions and activities that are close to their core competence and where they enjoy competitive advantages. But they still need to perform a host of other functions in today’s complex market place....

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(WPPGY) WPP Plc. Partners With Microsoft

Ireland-based advertising agency WPP Plc. (WPPGY) recently penned a partnership agreement with Microsoft (MSFT) Advertising. The contract will be given effect through...

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(WPPGY) WPP Group on an Acquisition Spree

Ireland-based advertising agency  WPP Group Plc. (WPPGY) recently penned a contract to acquire stake in a Myanmar based advertising firm, Today Advertising Corporation. The acquisition will be given effect through the company’s...

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(WPPGY) WPP plc Subsidiary JWT to Acquire Mindset Advertising

Advertising titan, WPP plc’s (WPPGY) wholly-owned subsidiary, JWT has consented to acquire a majority stake in India’s advertising agency, Mindset Advertising Private Limited. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Mindset...

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(MWW) Monster Worldwide Launches BeKnown

Monster Worldwide (MWW) recently launched BeKnown, a professional networking application which is designed to allow Facebook users to establish a professional network on one of the world’s most popular social platform.

This...

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(OMC) Omnicom Group Expands into Greater China

Omnicom Group Inc.(OMC) has formed a new business unit, named Omnicom Greater China, which focuses on enhancing the Chinese as well as multinational client base, thereby maximizing the group’s global marketing and brand-building opportunities....

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(WPPGY) WPP Expands Digital Arm

Advertising titan WPP plc. (WPPGY) announced that it has acquired 70% stake in Brazil based F.biz Ltda. The financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed.

Founded in 1999, F.biz Ltda. is the largest independent digital...

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(VCLK) ValueClick 2011 First Quarter Earnings Preview

ValueClick Inc. (VCLK) is slated to release its first quarter 2011 results after the closing bell today.

The Zacks Consensus Estimate for the first quarter of 2011 is pegged at 18 cents per share, reflecting a year-over-year...

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(VCLK) ValueClick 2011 First Quarter Earnings Beats Estimates

ValueClick Inc. (VCLK) reported first quarter 2011 earnings (including stock-based compensation but excluding amortization of intangibles) of 24 cents per share. The EPS comprehensively beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 18 cents...

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(OMC) Omnicom Expands in India

Ketchum, the global marketing and corporate communications consultancy arm of Diversified Agency Services (DAS) division, a unit of Omnicom Group Inc. (OMC), has acquired a majority stake in India-based Sampark PR. The financial terms...

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(OMC) Omnicom Group Analyst Assigns Neutral Rating on Shares

We recently maintained a Neutral recommendation on Omnicom Group Inc. (OMC).

New York-based Omnicom is among the largest advertising, marketing and corporate communication companies in the world. Its services span across four...

3Apr2011 | | 0 comments | Continued

(VCLK) ValueClick Fourth Quarter 2011 Earnings Preview

ValueClick Inc. (VCLK) is slated to release its fourth quarter 2010 results on February 15.

Third Quarter Highlights

ValueClick’s third quarter earnings surpassed the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 14...

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(MWW) Monster Worldwide Analyst Reiterates Neutral Rating on Shares

We recently reiterated our Neutral recommendation on Monster Worldwide Inc., (MWW).

Monster earlier reported better-than-expected results for the third quarter and provided a strong outlook for the fourth quarter and year 2011....

24Dec2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(OMC) Omnicom Group Aquires Communications Agency The Core

Unit of Omnicom Group Inc. (OMC), Diversified Agency Services (DAS), acquired the U.K. based design and communications agency, The Core.

Part of Diversified Agency Services (DAS), Adelphi Worldwide, partnered with Face to Face...

3Nov2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(WPPGY) WPP Group Announces Acquisition of Digitaria Interactive

WPP Group plc (WPPGY), through its subsidiary, has acquired US-based Digitaria Interactive Inc., which is a renowned digital agency that concentrates in transferring brands to Web applications, devices, appliances, multimedia and...

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(VCLK) ValueClick Expands Business With LucidMedia Partnership

A leading provider of Internet advertising solutions and online marketing services, ValueClick Inc. (VCLK) entered into a partnership agreement with the leading digital media management solution provider LucidMedia.

Under...

21Aug2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(VCLK) ValueClick Beats Earnings Consensus

ValueClick Inc.’s (VCLK) second-quarter 2010 results (both earnings and revenue) beat the Zacks Consensus Estimates, demonstrating the company’s focus on driving growth. Results were boosted by prudent cost controls.

Revenue,...

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(WPPGY) WPP Group Announces Aquisition of Geoff Howe

Ireland-based advertising titan WPP Group Plc. (WPPGY), through its global healthcare communications unit, ghg, acquired a 100% stake in Geoff Howe Holdings Inc. The acquired company owns a 100% stake in a US-based agency engaged...

7Aug2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(IPG) Interpublic Group Analyst Remains Neutral

Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (IPG), the third-largest advertising company in the world continues to look for strategic investments that will help it to capitalize on emerging markets. In 2007, the company made investments...

23May2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(IPG) Interpublic Group of Companies First Quarter 2010 Earnings Scorecard

Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (IPG) reported disappointing results on April 20 for the first quarter of 2010 with a loss per share of 15 cents. It missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate by 2 cents. During the past month, shares...

17May2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(VCLK) ValueClick’s First Quarter Profit Up – Revenue Tumbles

ValueClick Inc.’s (VCLK) first quarter 2010 earnings beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate, demonstrating the company’s focus on driving bottom-line growth. However, revenue was down year over year and was below Consensus expectations....

5May2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(MWW) Monster Worldwide Reports Loss Narrows

Monster Worldwide, Inc. (MWW) reported revenues of $215 million in the first quarter of 2010, down 16% year over year. That decline is the lowest percentage decrease in five quarters. The results beat management expectations and mark...

3May2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(OMC) Omnicom Group Reports Earnings Come in Flat

Omnicom Group Inc. (OMC) announced results for the first quarter of fiscal 2010. During the quarter, net income remained relatively flat at $163.4 million compared to $164.5 million in the year-ago quarter. EPS dipped by only 1 cent...

21Apr2010 | | 0 comments | Continued

(MWW) Monster WorldWide Announces Employment Index Up in February

Monster WorldWide Inc. (MWW) announced that the Monster Employment Index rose by ten points in February, as employers resumed their hiring activity after last month’s seasonal lull.

This index observes online job demand on...

8Mar2010 | | 0 comments | Continued