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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
Performance Score
Market Cap
Revenue
EBITDA
Earnings
EPS
Revenue Growth Y/Y
Revenue Growth 5Y
Earnings Growth Y/Y
Earnings Growth 5Y
Earnings Date
NCMI
NATIONAL CINEMEDIA INC
$449.22M$165.20M$758.60M$705.20M$14.73-33.71%-17.84%N/A30.45%2024-05-07
DRCT
DIRECT DIGITAL HOLDINGS INC
$118.44M$146.84M$11.31M$4.62M$0.32105.32%N/AN/AN/A2024-05-09
IPG
INTERPUBLIC GROUP OF COMPANIES INC
$11.52B$10.89B$1.88B$1.10B$2.86-0.35%2.31%19.17%12.18%2024-04-24
OMC
OMNICOM GROUP INC
$17.93B$14.69B$2.35B$1.39B$6.982.82%-0.79%9.06%3.60%2024-04-16
LDWY
LENDWAY INC
$10.77M$0.00$2.44M$2.41M$1.36N/A-100.00%-75.76%10.12%2024-05-07
STCN
STEEL CONNECT INC
$62.54M$171.33M$35.67M$18.83M$0.99-17.13%-26.71%-81.00%N/A2024-06-10
IAS
INTEGRAL AD SCIENCE HOLDING CORP
$1.52B$474.37M$72.06M$7.24M$0.0516.17%N/A-50.00%N/A2024-05-02
CRTO
CRITEO SA
$1.89B$1.95B$75.83M$53.26M$0.95-3.35%-3.26%533.33%-6.51%2024-05-01
TZOO
TRAVELZOO
$119.68M$84.48M$19.36M$12.37M$0.8319.66%-5.37%53.70%16.91%2024-04-25
CHR
CHEER HOLDING INC
$24.52M$152.33M$34.31M$30.48M$3.53-3.03%N/A-10.63%N/A
HAO
HAOXI HEALTH TECHNOLOGY LTD
N/A$28.23M$1.22M$969.75k$0.0474.72%N/A300.00%N/A
XNET
XUNLEI LTD
$96.41M$363.72MN/A$14.23M$0.226.51%9.54%-31.66%N/A2024-05-14
ADTH
ADTHEORENT HOLDING COMPANY INC
$291.80M$170.81M$10.66M$7.00k$0.002.85%N/A-100.00%N/A2024-05-07
WPP
WPP PLC
$10.18B$19.03B$831.41M$141.54M$0.668.09%2.56%-82.60%-31.08%2024-04-30
CTV
INNOVID CORP
$316.27M$139.88M-$19.96M-$31.91M-$0.2310.04%19.95%N/AN/A2024-05-08
MGNI
MAGNITE INC
$1.23B$619.71M$113.93M-$159.18M-$1.177.39%37.81%N/AN/A2024-05-08
SWAG
STRAN & COMPANY INC
$23.63M$75.89M$1.56M$35.06k$0.0028.74%N/AN/AN/A
CMPR
CIMPRESS PLC
$2.44B$3.21B$365.86M$42.12M$1.589.59%3.66%N/A1.59%2024-05-02
CDLX
CARDLYTICS INC
$579.59M$309.20M-$102.85M-$134.70M-$3.693.57%15.46%N/AN/A2024-05-02
EVC
ENTRAVISION COMMUNICATIONS CORP
$187.99M$1.11B$27.11M-$15.44M-$0.1815.76%30.03%N/AN/A2024-05-02
ICLK
ICLICK INTERACTIVE ASIA GROUP LTD
$38.20M$150.76MN/A-$175.70MN/A-39.36%0.45%N/AN/A2024-05-09
FLNT
FLUENT INC
$34.53M$298.40M-$49.25M-$63.22M-$4.62-17.37%3.58%N/AN/A2024-05-13
BOC
BOSTON OMAHA CORP
$489.14M$96.25M$16.43M-$7.00M-$0.2318.49%36.89%N/AN/A2024-05-10
INUV
INUVO INC
$45.94M$73.91M-$7.63M-$10.39M-$0.08-2.24%0.16%N/AN/A2024-05-02
CNET
ZW DATA ACTION TECHNOLOGIES INC
$7.28M$29.74M-$6.65M-$8.59M-$1.18-13.28%-13.99%N/AN/A
ADV
ADVANTAGE SOLUTIONS INC
$1.32B$4.22B$298.23M-$63.26M-$0.204.32%2.65%N/AN/A2024-05-08
TSQ
TOWNSQUARE MEDIA INC
$198.44M$454.23M$5.44M-$44.96M-$2.68-1.91%2.18%N/AN/A2024-05-09
MCHX
MARCHEX INC
$55.88M$49.91M-$5.77M-$9.91M-$0.23-4.33%-10.15%N/AN/A2024-05-02
QNST
QUINSTREET INC
$939.18M$549.59M-$7.36M-$78.49M-$1.45-4.39%4.25%N/AN/A2024-05-01
ZD
ZIFF DAVIS INC
$2.45B$1.36B$333.78M$41.50M$0.89-1.94%2.47%-34.56%-19.54%2024-05-07
DLX
DELUXE CORP
$837.10M$2.19B$350.78M$26.12M$0.60-2.04%1.87%-60.53%-28.36%2024-05-02
NEXN
NEXXEN INTERNATIONAL LTD
$410.79M$331.99M$69.50M-$21.49M-$0.30-0.97%N/AN/AN/A2024-05-14
WIMI
WIMI HOLOGRAM CLOUD INC
$54.89M$70.53M-$43.25M-$44.01M-$0.51-44.30%N/AN/AN/A
BAOS
BAOSHENG MEDIA GROUP HOLDINGS LTD
$4.80M$3.46M-$16.92M-$17.43M-$11.2579.66%N/AN/AN/A
MGOL
MGO GLOBAL INC
$4.09M$5.36M-$7.14M-$7.14M-$0.51411.43%N/AN/AN/A
CCO
CLEAR CHANNEL OUTDOOR HOLDINGS INC
$711.07M$2.13B$650.98M-$310.92M-$0.655.62%-4.81%N/AN/A2024-05-09
ABTS
ABITS GROUP INC
$28.09M$131.28kN/A-$24.10M-$0.70206.92%-3.34%N/AN/A
EEX
EMERALD HOLDING INC
$392.05M$382.80M$88.00M-$50.20M-$0.7817.46%0.11%N/AN/A2024-05-01
STGW
STAGWELL INC
$1.50B$2.53B$274.17M$134.00k$0.00-5.98%11.37%-100.00%N/A2024-05-07
ANTE
AIRNET TECHNOLOGY INC
$13.47M$918.00kN/A-$15.50M-$2.41-82.97%N/AN/AN/A
DLPN
DOLPHIN ENTERTAINMENT INC
$23.50M$43.12M-$20.00M-$24.40M-$1.696.46%13.84%N/AN/A2024-05-13

Advertising Agency Stocks FAQ

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

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

1. National Cinemedia (NASDAQ:NCMI)


National Cinemedia (NASDAQ:NCMI) is the top advertising agency stock with a Zen Score of 54, which is 25 points higher than the advertising agency industry average of 29. It passed 21 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. National Cinemedia has seen its stock return 23.47% over the past year, overperforming other advertising agency stocks by 22 percentage points.

National Cinemedia has an average 1 year price target of $6.08, an upside of 31.38% from National Cinemedia's current stock price of $4.63.

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.

2. Direct Digital Holdings (NASDAQ:DRCT)


Direct Digital Holdings (NASDAQ:DRCT) is the second best advertising agency stock with a Zen Score of 54, which is 25 points higher than the advertising agency industry average of 29. It passed 18 out of 33 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Direct Digital Holdings has seen its stock return 250.21% over the past year, overperforming other advertising agency stocks by 249 percentage points.

Direct Digital Holdings has an average 1 year price target of $21.00, an upside of 153.01% from Direct Digital Holdings's current stock price of $8.30.

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.

3. Interpublic Group Of Companies (NYSE:IPG)


Interpublic Group Of Companies (NYSE:IPG) is the third best advertising agency stock with a Zen Score of 51, which is 22 points higher than the advertising agency industry average of 29. It passed 18 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Interpublic Group Of Companies has seen its stock lose -20.09% over the past year, underperforming other advertising agency stocks by -21 percentage points.

Interpublic Group Of Companies has an average 1 year price target of $35.60, an upside of 17.03% from Interpublic Group Of Companies's current stock price of $30.42.

Interpublic Group Of Companies stock has a consensus Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 5 analysts covering Interpublic Group Of Companies, 40% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 0% have issued a Buy, 60% 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 9.52%, which is 4 percentage points higher than the advertising agency industry average of 5.75%. 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 -111.1% 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 6.37%, which is 1 percentage points higher than the advertising agency industry average of 5.75%. 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 -28% 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 6.29%, which is 1 percentage points higher than the advertising agency industry average of 5.75%. 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 200% 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 -1.49% in the last day, and down -4.36% 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. National Cinemedia (NASDAQ:NCMI)


National Cinemedia (NASDAQ:NCMI) is the most undervalued advertising agency stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. National Cinemedia has a valuation score of 86, which is 60 points higher than the advertising agency industry average of 26. It passed 6 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

National Cinemedia's stock has gained 23.47% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the advertising agency industry by 22 percentage points.

2. Lendway (NASDAQ:LDWY)


Lendway (NASDAQ:LDWY) is the second most undervalued advertising agency stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Lendway has a valuation score of 71, which is 45 points higher than the advertising agency industry average of 26. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Lendway's stock has dropped -17.49% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the advertising agency industry by -19 percentage points.

3. Xunlei (NASDAQ:XNET)


Xunlei (NASDAQ:XNET) is the third most undervalued advertising agency stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Xunlei has a valuation score of 71, which is 45 points higher than the advertising agency industry average of 26. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Xunlei's stock has dropped -13.37% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the advertising agency industry by -14 percentage points.

Are advertising agency stocks a good buy now?

52.17% of advertising agency stocks rated by analysts are a strong buy right now. On average, analysts expect advertising agency stocks to rise by 32.97% 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 28.39x.
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