Omnicom Group Inc.

Industry: Advertising

Fortune Rank: 198

Omnicom Group Inc. operates advertising agencies that plan, create, produce and place advertising in various media. The Company also offers marketing consultation, market research, sales promotion programs, public relations and other services. For the 6 months ended 6/30/05, revenues rose 8% to $5.02B. Net income rose 10% to $376.3M. Revenues benefited from foreign exchange impacts. Net income also reflects higher margins.

Omnicom Group Inc. (Omnicom) is a holding company that owns advertising, marketing and corporate communications companies operating in all major markets around the world. The Company's agencies provide a range of services, grouped into four fundamental disciplines: traditional media advertising, customer relationship management, public relations and specialty communications. Services provided by Omnicom include advertising, brand consultancy, crisis communications, custom publishing, database management, digital and interactive marketing, direct marketing, directory advertising, entertainment marketing, environmental design, experiential marketing, field marketing and financial/corporate business-to-business advertising. Traditional media advertising represented about 43%, customer relationship management represented about 34%, public relations represented about 11% and specialty communications represented about 12% of total revenue for the year ended December 31, 2004.

Omnicom Group Inc.

Omnicom Group Inc. is a Fortune 500 company. In 2010 Omnicom Group Inc. was ranked number 198 on the Fortune 500 list, making it the 198th largest company in the United States when judged by revenue.

Omnicom Group Inc. achieved revenue of $11,720.70 million in 2010 and earned a profit of $793.00 million.

Omnicom Group Inc.' rank improves

The company ranking improved in 2010, moving up the Fortune 500 list to 198th compared to 202nd in 2009. This was based on its 2009 revenue of $13,360 million (a change of -2 million compared to 2010) and profits of $1,000 million (a change of $792 million compared to 2009).

Another point of view

To many investors, profits are more important than the revenue a company earns. If the Fortune 500 was ranked by profits instead of revenue then Omnicom Group Inc. would be ranked 163rd rather than 198th due to its profits of $793 in 2010.

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