PARIS, July 28, 2022--Half-Year 2022 Financial Report available
The French group now forecasts organic growth of 6% to 7% for 2022, against 4% to 5% previously, and an operating margin rate between 17.5% and 18%, up from about 17.5%. Arthur Sadoun, head of Publicis Groupe, said in an earnings statement the first half of the year had come in "at an all-time high" as the firm reported 10.4% organic growth, against 8% in a company-compiled consensus. He pointed to a solid performance across all regions, especially as sales in North America, Publicis' largest market, profited from the U.S. dollar to euro exchange rate in the second quarter.
H1 2022 results at all-time high-Upgrade of FY 2022 guidance on all KPIs July 21, 2022 Q2 reported growth of +21%Q2 organic growth at +10.3% after +17.1% in Q2 2021 Very solid performance across regions, with U.S. at +10.1%, Europe +10.1%, Asia +6.5%Further acceleration of Publicis Sapient and Epsilon at +19.1% and +13.7% respectively Continued momentum in New business with N°1 rank in broker league tables Increase of Operating margin rate to 17.3%, up 80bps vs. H1 2021Headline EPS up +29% at €2