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Best Advertising Agency Stocks to Buy Now (2024)
Top advertising agency stocks in 2024 ranked by overall Zen Score. See the best advertising agency stocks to buy now, according to analyst forecasts for the advertising agencies industry.

Industry: Advertising Agencies
Ticker
Company
Exchange
Industry
Zen Score
Market Cap
Price
1d %
EBITDA
P/E
D/E
IPG
INTERPUBLIC GROUP OF COMPANIES INC
NYSE
Advertising Agencies
$11.51B$30.49-2.24%$1.90B10.77x3.50
DRCT
DIRECT DIGITAL HOLDINGS INC
NASDAQ
Advertising Agencies
$46.52M$3.260.31%$11.31M10.19x12.56
NCMI
NATIONAL CINEMEDIA INC
NASDAQ
Advertising Agencies
$538.88M$5.58-0.71%$748.80M0.21x0.34
ABLV
ABLE VIEW GLOBAL INC
NASDAQ
Advertising Agencies
$52.23M$1.24-10.14%$13.72M5.17x3.81
STCN
STEEL CONNECT INC
NASDAQ
Advertising Agencies
$72.41M$11.520.26%$35.67M11.60x1.26
IAS
INTEGRAL AD SCIENCE HOLDING CORP
NASDAQ
Advertising Agencies
$1.56B$9.72-1.12%$65.26M486.00x0.24
OMC
OMNICOM GROUP INC
NYSE
Advertising Agencies
$17.84B$91.12-2.24%$2.47B12.20x6.48
CHR
CHEER HOLDING INC
NASDAQ
Advertising Agencies
$27.19M$2.70-0.74%$34.31M0.76x0.17
TZOO
TRAVELZOO
NASDAQ
Advertising Agencies
$100.72M$7.69-3.75%$19.96M8.54x11.19
HAO
HAOXI HEALTH TECHNOLOGY LTD
NASDAQ
Advertising Agencies
N/A$7.02-5.59%$1.22M175.38x1.85
MGNI
MAGNITE INC
NASDAQ
Advertising Agencies
$1.71B$12.21-2.09%$104.38M-21.42x2.53
NEXN
NEXXEN INTERNATIONAL LTD
NASDAQ
Advertising Agencies
$464.57M$6.430.63%$76.46M-40.19x0.65
XNET
XUNLEI LTD
NASDAQ
Advertising Agencies
$117.81M$1.834.57%N/A7.12x0.45
CRTO
CRITEO SA
NASDAQ
Advertising Agencies
$2.23B$39.360.66%$109.28M30.51x1.09
WPP
WPP PLC
NYSE
Advertising Agencies
$11.01B$51.20-3.09%$831.41M77.58x6.75
CMPR
CIMPRESS PLC
NASDAQ
Advertising Agencies
$2.03B$79.75-2.45%$410.31M24.09x-3.79
CTV
INNOVID CORP
NYSE
Advertising Agencies
$326.37M$2.262.73%-$14.25M-10.76x0.23
CDLX
CARDLYTICS INC
NASDAQ
Advertising Agencies
$462.95M$9.49-3.16%-$140.93M-2.06x1.86
ZD
ZIFF DAVIS INC
NASDAQ
Advertising Agencies
$2.52B$54.66-1.12%$351.84M42.70x0.96
WIMI
WIMI HOLOGRAM CLOUD INC
NASDAQ
Advertising Agencies
$82.00M$0.84-5.01%-$58.15M-1.25x0.36
BOC
BOSTON OMAHA CORP
NYSE
Advertising Agencies
$467.17M$14.85-1.85%$18.43M-70.71x0.27
SWAG
STRAN & COMPANY INC
NASDAQ
Advertising Agencies
$21.40M$1.151.77%$1.56MN/A0.56
EVC
ENTRAVISION COMMUNICATIONS CORP
NYSE
Advertising Agencies
$191.12M$2.13-0.93%-$30.66M-2.84x3.41
ADTH
ADTHEORENT HOLDING COMPANY INC
NASDAQ
Advertising Agencies
$293.35M$3.19-0.16%$2.90M-63.80x0.22
MCHX
MARCHEX INC
NASDAQ
Advertising Agencies
$61.15M$1.40-2.78%-$3.00M-9.33x0.31
CNET
ZW DATA ACTION TECHNOLOGIES INC
NASDAQ
Advertising Agencies
$5.90M$0.823.54%-$6.65M-0.69x0.79
INUV
INUVO INC
NYSEMKT
Advertising Agencies
$39.73M$0.28-4.38%-$6.27M-3.55x0.97
DLPN
DOLPHIN ENTERTAINMENT INC
NASDAQ
Advertising Agencies
$21.04M$1.11-0.89%-$17.20M-0.76x2.21
TSQ
TOWNSQUARE MEDIA INC
NYSE
Advertising Agencies
$167.09M$11.05-0.09%$10.25M-4.33x-305.52
BAOS
BAOSHENG MEDIA GROUP HOLDINGS LTD
NASDAQ
Advertising Agencies
$5.19M$3.38-2.03%-$1.44M-2.82x0.15
DLX
DELUXE CORP
NYSE
Advertising Agencies
$969.89M$22.02-0.50%$363.74M27.87x3.49
ICLK
ICLICK INTERACTIVE ASIA GROUP LTD
NASDAQ
Advertising Agencies
$12.41M$1.27-0.39%N/AN/A2.52
MGOL
MGO GLOBAL INC
NASDAQ
Advertising Agencies
$11.75M$0.65-1.37%-$6.12M-1.22x0.33
FLNT
FLUENT INC
NASDAQ
Advertising Agencies
$53.14M$3.89-2.99%-$21.84M-1.39x2.60
ADV
ADVANTAGE SOLUTIONS INC
NASDAQ
Advertising Agencies
$1.13B$3.52-0.56%$317.51M-50.29x2.35
ABTS
ABITS GROUP INC
NASDAQ
Advertising Agencies
$23.15M$0.65-2.40%-$7.61M-1.83x0.09
QNST
QUINSTREET INC
NASDAQ
Advertising Agencies
$998.85M$18.07-1.26%-$11.71M-11.51x0.63
CCO
CLEAR CHANNEL OUTDOOR HOLDINGS INC
NYSE
Advertising Agencies
$693.96M$1.42-1.39%$574.57M-1.84x-2.28
ANTE
AIRNET TECHNOLOGY INC
NASDAQ
Advertising Agencies
$4.83M$1.08-9.24%$724.00k-12.00x7.87
LDWY
LENDWAY INC
NASDAQ
Advertising Agencies
$9.68M$5.470.37%$56.00k-18.86x6.18
VSME
VS MEDIA HOLDINGS LTD
NASDAQ
Advertising Agencies
$7.52M$0.340.59%-$6.21M-1.04x1.41
EEX
EMERALD HOLDING INC
NYSE
Advertising Agencies
$1.15B$5.62-5.55%$90.30M-7.59x-7.41
STGW
STAGWELL INC
NASDAQ
Advertising Agencies
$1.86B$6.92-1.98%$374.34M-692.00x8.90

Advertising Agency Stocks FAQ

What are the best advertising agency stocks to buy right now in May 2024?

According to Zen Score, the 3 best advertising agency stocks to buy right now are:

1. Direct Digital Holdings (NASDAQ:DRCT)


Direct Digital Holdings (NASDAQ:DRCT) is the top advertising agency stock with a Zen Score of 54, which is 26 points higher than the advertising agency industry average of 28. It passed 18 out of 33 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Direct Digital Holdings has seen its stock return 6.89% over the past year, overperforming other advertising agency stocks by 3 percentage points.

Direct Digital Holdings has an average 1 year price target of $21.00, an upside of 544.17% from Direct Digital Holdings's current stock price of $3.26.

Direct Digital Holdings stock has a consensus Strong Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 2 analysts covering Direct Digital Holdings, 100% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 0% have issued a Buy, 0% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

2. Interpublic Group Of Companies (NYSE:IPG)


Interpublic Group Of Companies (NYSE:IPG) is the second best advertising agency stock with a Zen Score of 54, which is 26 points higher than the advertising agency industry average of 28. It passed 19 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Interpublic Group Of Companies has seen its stock lose -20.35% over the past year, underperforming other advertising agency stocks by -25 percentage points.

Interpublic Group Of Companies has an average 1 year price target of $35.00, an upside of 14.79% from Interpublic Group Of Companies's current stock price of $30.49.

Interpublic Group Of Companies stock has a consensus Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 4 analysts covering Interpublic Group Of Companies, 25% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 0% have issued a Buy, 75% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

3. National Cinemedia (NASDAQ:NCMI)


National Cinemedia (NASDAQ:NCMI) is the third best advertising agency stock with a Zen Score of 53, which is 25 points higher than the advertising agency industry average of 28. It passed 21 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. National Cinemedia has seen its stock return 91.1% over the past year, overperforming other advertising agency stocks by 87 percentage points.

National Cinemedia has an average 1 year price target of $6.08, an upside of 9.01% from National Cinemedia's current stock price of $5.58.

National Cinemedia stock has a consensus Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 3 analysts covering National Cinemedia, 33.33% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 33.33% have issued a Buy, 33.33% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

What are the advertising agency stocks with highest dividends?

Out of 6 advertising agency stocks that have issued dividends in the past year, the 3 advertising agency stocks with the highest dividend yields are:

1. Entravision Communications (NYSE:EVC)


Entravision Communications (NYSE:EVC) has an annual dividend yield of 9.39%, which is 4 percentage points higher than the advertising agency industry average of 5.61%. Entravision Communications's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% one times in the last 10 years. Entravision Communications's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Entravision Communications's dividend payout ratio of -26.7% indicates that its high dividend yield might not be sustainable for the long-term.

2. Townsquare Media (NYSE:TSQ)


Townsquare Media (NYSE:TSQ) has an annual dividend yield of 6.88%, which is 1 percentage points higher than the advertising agency industry average of 5.61%. Townsquare Media's dividend payout is stable, having never dropped by more than 10% in the last 10 years. Townsquare Media's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Townsquare Media's dividend payout ratio of -29.8% indicates that its high dividend yield might not be sustainable for the long-term.

3. Deluxe (NYSE:DLX)


Deluxe (NYSE:DLX) has an annual dividend yield of 5.45%, which is the same as the advertising agency industry average of 5.61%. Deluxe's dividend payout is stable, having never dropped by more than 10% in the last 10 years. Deluxe's dividend has not shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Deluxe's dividend payout ratio of 151.9% indicates that its high dividend yield might not be sustainable for the long-term.

Why are advertising agency stocks down?

Advertising agency stocks were down -1.77% in the last day, and down -1.06% over the last week.

We couldn't find a catalyst for why advertising agency stocks are down.

What are the most undervalued advertising agency stocks?

Based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score, the 3 most undervalued advertising agency stocks right now are:

1. Steel Connect (NASDAQ:STCN)


Steel Connect (NASDAQ:STCN) is the most undervalued advertising agency stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Steel Connect has a valuation score of 71, which is 48 points higher than the advertising agency industry average of 23. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Steel Connect's stock has gained 46.6% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the advertising agency industry by 42 percentage points.

2. Able View Global (NASDAQ:ABLV)


Able View Global (NASDAQ:ABLV) is the second most undervalued advertising agency stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Able View Global has a valuation score of 71, which is 48 points higher than the advertising agency industry average of 23. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Able View Global's stock has dropped -88.19% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the advertising agency industry by -92 percentage points.

3. National Cinemedia (NASDAQ:NCMI)


National Cinemedia (NASDAQ:NCMI) is the third most undervalued advertising agency stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. National Cinemedia has a valuation score of 71, which is 48 points higher than the advertising agency industry average of 23. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

National Cinemedia's stock has gained 91.1% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the advertising agency industry by 87 percentage points.

Are advertising agency stocks a good buy now?

56.52% of advertising agency stocks rated by analysts are a strong buy right now. On average, analysts expect advertising agency stocks to rise by 33.19% over the next year.

What is the average p/e ratio of the advertising agencies industry?

The average P/E ratio of the advertising agencies industry is 11.94x.
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