Omnicom Reports Fourth Quarter 2012 Results

NEW YORK, Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE: OMC) today announced that its diluted net income per common share in the fourth quarter of 2012 increased 17.7% to $1.13 per share from $0.96 per share in the fourth quarter of 2011. Omnicom's net income for the fourth quarter of 2012 increased 12.9% to $307.1 million from $271.9 million in the fourth quarter of 2011.

Worldwide revenue increased 2.4% to $3,944.5 million from $3,852.9 million in the fourth quarter of 2011. Domestic revenue for the fourth quarter of 2012 increased 5.1% to $2,026.6 million compared to $1,928.7 million in the fourth quarter of 2011. International revenue decreased 0.3% to $1,917.9 million compared to $1,924.2 million in the fourth quarter of 2011.

Omnicom's diluted net income per common share for the twelve months ended December 31, 2012 increased 8.4% to $3.61 per share in 2012 from $3.33 per share in the same period in 2011. Omnicom's net income for the twelve months ended December 31, 2012 increased 4.8% to $998.3 million from $952.6 million in the same period in 2011.

Worldwide revenue for the twelve months ended December 31, 2012 increased 2.5% to $14,219.4 million from $13,872.5 million in the same period in 2011. Domestic revenue for the twelve months ended December 31, 2012 increased 4.5% to $7,363.7 million from $7,048.7 million in the same period in 2011. International revenue for the twelve months ended December 31, 2012 increased 0.5% to $6,855.7 million from $6,823.8 million in the same period in 2011.

Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE: OMC) (www.omnicomgroup.com) is a leading global marketing and corporate communications company. Omnicom's branded networks and numerous specialty firms provide advertising, strategic media planning and buying, digital and interactive marketing, direct and promotional marketing, public relations and other specialty communications services to over 5,000 clients in more than 100 countries.

For a live webcast and/or a replay of our fourth quarter earnings conference call, go to www.omnicomgroup.com/InvestorRelations.

Omnicom Group Inc.



(Unaudited)
(Dollars in Millions, Except Per Share Data)






Three Months Ended December 31,

2012

2011




Revenue

$ 3,944.5

$ 3,852.9




Operating expenses, excluding amortization of intangibles

3,370.6

3,341.8




Earnings before interest, taxes and



amortization of intangibles (a)

573.9

511.1




Amortization of intangibles

25.9

23.7




Operating income

548.0

487.4




Net interest expense

40.3

30.3




Income before income taxes

507.7

457.1




Income tax expense

137.3

156.8




(Loss) / income from equity method investments

(26.8)

6.9




Net Income

343.6

307.2




Less: Net income attributed to noncontrolling interests

36.5

35.3




Net Income - Omnicom Group Inc.

307.1

271.9




Less: Net income allocated to participating securities

7.2

3.5




Net income available for common shares

$ 299.9

$ 268.4







Net income per common share - Omnicom Group Inc.



Basic

$ 1.13

$ 0.97

Diluted

$ 1.13

$ 0.96







Weighted average shares (in millions)



Basic

264.3

276.4

Diluted

266.0

280.8




Dividend declared per common share

$ 0.30

$ 0.25




(a) Earnings before interest, taxes and amortization of intangibles ("EBITA") is a Non-GAAP measure. We use EBITA as an additional operating performance measure, which excludes the non-cash amortization expense of acquired intangible assets. We believe that EBITA is a useful measure to evaluate the performance of our businesses. Non-GAAP financial measures should not be considered in isolation from or as a substitute for financial information presented in compliance with U.S. GAAP. Non-GAAP financial measures reported by us may not be comparable to similarly titled amounts reported by other companies.



Omnicom Group Inc.

(Unaudited)
(Dollars in Millions, Except Per Share Data)

Twelve Months Ended December 31,

2012

2011


Revenue

$ 14,219.4

$ 13,872.5


Operating expenses, excluding amortization of intangibles

12,314.1

12,110.0


Earnings before interest, taxes and

amortization of intangibles (a)

1,905.3

1,762.5


Amortization of intangibles

101.1

91.4


Operating income

1,804.2

1,671.1


Net interest expense

144.6

122.1


Income before income taxes

1,659.6

1,549.0


Income tax expense

527.1

505.8


(Loss) / income from equity method investments

(15.0)

17.2


Net Income

1,117.5

1,060.4


Less: Net income attributed to noncontrolling interests

119.2

107.8


Net Income - Omnicom Group Inc.

998.3

952.6


Less: Net income allocated to participating securities

22.5

10.7


Net income available for common shares

$ 975.8

$ 941.9



Net income per common share - Omnicom Group Inc.

Basic

$ 3.64

$ 3.38

Diluted

$ 3.61

$ 3.33



Weighted average shares (in millions)

Basic

268.3

279.0

Diluted

270.0

283.3


Dividend declared per common share

$ 1.20

$ 1.00




(a) Earnings before interest, taxes and amortization of intangibles ("EBITA") is a Non-GAAP measure. We use EBITA as an additional operating performance measure, which excludes the non-cash amortization expense of acquired intangible assets. We believe that EBITA is a useful measure to evaluate the performance of our businesses. Non-GAAP financial measures should not be considered in isolation from or as a substitute for financial information presented in compliance with U.S. GAAP. Non-GAAP financial measures reported by us may not be comparable to similarly titled amounts reported by other companies.



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