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Interpublic (IPG) to Report Q4 Earnings: What's in the Cards?

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The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (IPG - Free Report) is scheduled to report fourth-quarter 2021 results on Feb 10, before the opening bell.

Let's check out how things have shaped up for the announcement.

What to Expect This Time Around?

Favorable impact of organic net revenues and foreign currency movements are likely to have aided Interpublic’s fourth-quarter 2021 revenues, the Zacks Consensus Estimate for which is pegged at $2.50 billion, indicating an increase of 9.4% from the year-ago quarter’s reported figure.

Rising expenses are likely to have weighed on the company’s bottom line. The Zacks Consensus Estimate for Interpublic’s earnings is pegged at 80 cents, indicating a decline of 6.9% from the year-ago reported figure.

What Our Model Says

Our proven model does not conclusively predict an earnings beat for Interpublic this time around. The combination of a positive Earnings ESP and a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), 2 (Buy) or 3 (Hold) increases the odds of an earnings beat. You can uncover the best stocks to buy or sell before they're reported with our Earnings ESP Filter.

Interpublic has an Earnings ESP of 0.00% and a Zacks Rank #3.

Stocks to Consider

Here are a few stocks from the broader Zacks Business Services sector that investors may consider, as our model shows that these have the right combination of elements to beat on their fourth-quarter 2021 earnings:

Genpact (G - Free Report) has an Earnings ESP of +6.67% and a Zacks Rank #2. The company will release earnings numbers on Feb 11, before market open. You can see the complete list of today’s Zacks #1 Rank stocks here.

Genpact has an expected earnings growth rate of 9.7% for the current year. The company has delivered a trailing four-quarter earnings surprise of 15.1%, on average.

Genpact’s shares have risen 16% in the past year. The company’s long-term earnings growth rate is projected at 14.8%.

Avis Budget (CAR - Free Report) has an Earnings ESP of +3.32% and a Zacks Rank #3. The company will release earnings numbers on Feb 14, after market close.

Avis Budget has delivered a trailing four-quarter earnings surprise of 76.9%, on average.

Avis Budget’s shares have surged 317.2% in the past year. The company has an expected long-term earnings growth rate of 19.4%.

S&P Global (SPGI - Free Report) has an Earnings ESP of +1.33% and a Zacks Rank #3. The company will release earnings numbers on Feb 8, before market open.

S&P Global has an expected earnings growth rate of 7.1% for the current year. The company has delivered a trailing four-quarter earnings surprise of 9.1%, on average.

S&P Global’s shares have surged 27.3% in the past year. The company has an expected long-term earnings growth rate of 12%.

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