Omnicom Group (OMC) Stock “Hold” Rating Reiterated at Jefferies; The Price Objective Given is $78.0; Gamble Jones Investment Counsel Cut Apple (AAPL) Holding By $2.09 Million

Among 15 analysts covering Omnicom (NYSE:OMC), 4 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 9 Hold. Therefore 27% are positive. Omnicom has $101 highest and $69 lowest target. $83’s average target is 7.40% above currents $77.28 stock price. Omnicom had 44 analyst reports since July 23, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. RBC Capital Markets maintained Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE:OMC) rating on Tuesday, June 20. RBC Capital Markets has “Buy” rating and $9600 target. The stock has “Buy” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Tuesday, August 22. Pivotal Research upgraded Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE:OMC) rating on Friday, October 16. Pivotal Research has “Hold” rating and $69 target. The stock of Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE:OMC) earned “Hold” rating by BMO Capital Markets on Wednesday, November 22. Telsey Advisory Group maintained the shares of OMC in report on Wednesday, July 20 with “Market Perform” rating. Morgan Stanley maintained Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE:OMC) on Wednesday, January 31 with “Underweight” rating. BMO Capital Markets maintained Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE:OMC) on Monday, September 11 with “Hold” rating. BMO Capital Markets maintained the shares of OMC in report on Monday, January 22 with “Hold” rating. RBC Capital Markets initiated Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE:OMC) rating on Friday, October 7. RBC Capital Markets has “Sector Perform” rating and $87 target. The rating was upgraded by Telsey Advisory Group on Wednesday, October 18 to “Outperform”.

Gamble Jones Investment Counsel decreased Apple Inc (AAPL) stake by 7.18% reported in 2017Q3 SEC filing. Gamble Jones Investment Counsel sold 13,561 shares as Apple Inc (AAPL)’s stock rose 12.78%. The Gamble Jones Investment Counsel holds 175,226 shares with $27.01 million value, down from 188,787 last quarter. Apple Inc now has $877.75B valuation. The stock increased 3.36% or $5.62 during the last trading session, reaching $172.99. About 51.15 million shares traded or 52.16% up from the average. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has risen 62.48% since February 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 45.78% the S&P500.

Among 53 analysts covering Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL), 35 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 17 Hold. Therefore 66% are positive. Apple Inc. had 377 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, September 11 by Raymond James. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Wednesday, October 28 with “Outperform”. The company was maintained on Wednesday, July 27 by RBC Capital Markets. The company was maintained on Thursday, October 13 by Pacific Crest. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Thursday, September 29 with “Overweight”. The stock has “Outperform.” rating by FBR Capital on Monday, October 26. The rating was initiated by Longbow with “Buy” on Wednesday, July 6. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Pacific Crest given on Wednesday, April 27. The stock of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has “Buy” rating given on Friday, September 11 by Rosenblatt. The stock of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) earned “Buy” rating by Zacks on Monday, August 17.

Since August 15, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 7 sales for $70.47 million activity. The insider AHRENDTS ANGELA J sold $9.78 million. $2.65 million worth of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) was sold by Riccio Daniel J. on Thursday, December 7. The insider Srouji Johny sold $1.70 million. Another trade for 268,623 shares valued at $43.15M was sold by COOK TIMOTHY D. SCHILLER PHILIP W sold $8.79 million worth of stock or 56,808 shares. Another trade for 6,209 shares valued at $1.01M was sold by KONDO CHRIS.

Investors sentiment increased to 0.7 in Q3 2017. Its up 0.02, from 0.68 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 52 investors sold AAPL shares while 1034 reduced holdings. 116 funds opened positions while 640 raised stakes. 2.97 billion shares or 2.78% less from 3.06 billion shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Allen Investment Mngmt Limited, a New York-based fund reported 18,646 shares. Bradley Foster And Sargent Incorporated Ct owns 502,002 shares for 2.95% of their portfolio. Capital Planning Limited reported 35,180 shares. Iberiabank stated it has 1.23% of its portfolio in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Chesapeake Asset Mgmt Ltd Liability Corporation accumulated 45,483 shares or 6.32% of the stock. Rothschild Il, a Illinois-based fund reported 200,997 shares. 4,506 are held by Stellar Capital Mgmt Lc. Moreover, Lord Abbett And Commerce Limited Liability Company has 0.63% invested in Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL). Riverpoint Llc has 47,256 shares. 26,974 are owned by Alps Advsrs. Hills Bank & Trust And Tru Co has 41,860 shares. Tortoise Invest Mngmt Ltd Liability Corporation stated it has 11,068 shares. Independent Franchise Partners Limited Liability Partnership reported 3.65 million shares stake. Homrich & Berg stated it has 77,636 shares or 0.94% of all its holdings. 3.33M were reported by Citigroup Inc.

Gamble Jones Investment Counsel increased Vanguard Whitehall Fds Inc (VYM) stake by 5,221 shares to 8,203 valued at $665,000 in 2017Q3. It also upped Ishares Tr (FLOT) stake by 7,080 shares and now owns 88,534 shares. Vanguard Specialized Portfol (VIG) was raised too.

The stock decreased 6.64% or $5.5 during the last trading session, reaching $77.28. About 6.22 million shares traded or 128.09% up from the average. Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE:OMC) has risen 1.15% since February 16, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 15.55% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment increased to 1 in 2017 Q3. Its up 0.11, from 0.89 in 2017Q2. It increased, as 56 investors sold Omnicom Group Inc. shares while 213 reduced holdings. 65 funds opened positions while 203 raised stakes. 230.60 million shares or 2.33% more from 225.35 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. Qs Investors, New York-based fund reported 4,851 shares. Eastern Natl Bank stated it has 32,260 shares or 0.17% of all its holdings. 49,000 are owned by Olstein Cap Management Lp. First Savings Bank accumulated 28,350 shares or 0.36% of the stock. Cornerstone Advsrs Inc accumulated 136 shares. Citigroup stated it has 0% in Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE:OMC). Dubuque National Bank & Trust & owns 0% invested in Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE:OMC) for 170 shares. The Illinois-based Evanston Investments Dba Evanston Advisors has invested 1.7% in Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE:OMC). Great West Life Assurance Can owns 0.08% invested in Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE:OMC) for 421,260 shares. Ariel Limited Liability Company invested in 1.09 million shares. Lodestar Counsel Ltd Liability Corp Il reported 81,389 shares. Security Financial Bank Of Sioux City Iowa Ia stated it has 12,217 shares. Fisher Asset Management Limited Liability Company invested 0.01% of its portfolio in Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE:OMC). Aviva Plc has 543,719 shares for 0.22% of their portfolio. Washington Tru holds 1.52% or 345,531 shares in its portfolio.

Since October 19, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 2 insider sales for $653,858 activity. RICE LINDA JOHNSON sold 489 shares worth $36,342. 8,310 shares were sold by Sherman Peter K., worth $617,516.

Omnicom Group Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides advertising, marketing, and corporate communications services. The company has market cap of $17.82 billion. The firm offers a range of services in the areas of advertising, customer relationship management, or CRM, public relations, and specialty communications. It has a 15.38 P/E ratio. The Company’s services comprise advertising, brand consultancy, content marketing, corporate social responsibility consulting, crisis communication, custom publishing, data analytics, database management, environmental design, financial/corporate business-to-business advertising, graphic arts/digital imaging, healthcare communications, and instore design services.