IInterpublic Group of Companies Inc. (Symbol: IPG) has been named one of the best socially responsible dividend stocks by Dividend Channel, meaning a stock with above average results. ”Dividend rank” statistics including a high return of 3.4%, as well as being recognized by leading asset managers as being a socially responsible investment, thanks to the analysis of social and environmental criteria. Environmental criteria include considerations such as the environmental impact of the company’s products and services, as well as the company’s efficiency in terms of energy and resource use. Social criteria include things like human rights, child labor, business diversity, and the business’s impact on society – for example, business activities related to weapons, gambling , tobacco and alcohol would be considered.
According to ETF Channel’s ETF Finder, Interpublic Group of Companies Inc. is a member of the iShares MSCI USA ESG Select (SUSA) ETF, representing 0.21% of the fund’s underlying holdings, which holds $7,870,084 of IPG shares.
The annualized dividend paid by Interpublic Group of Companies Inc. is $1.16/share, currently paid in quarterly installments, and its most recent ex-dividend date was 02/28/2022. Below is a long-term dividend history for IPG, which the DividendRank report highlighted as critically important. Indeed, studying a company’s past dividend history can be a great help in judging whether the most recent dividend is likely to continue.
IPG operates in the advertising industry, among companies like Omnicom Group, Inc. (OMC) and WPP plc (WPP).
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