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Best Advertising Agency Stocks to Buy Now (2022)
Top advertising agency stocks in 2022 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
Zen Score
Valuation Score
Financials Score
Forecast Score
Performance Score
Dividends Score
CRTO
CRITEO SA
55
71
86
22
40
IPG
INTERPUBLIC GROUP OF COMPANIES INC
55
29
86
11
70
80
OMC
OMNICOM GROUP INC
53
29
71
33
50
80
ADV
ADVANTAGE SOLUTIONS INC
47
71
29
67
20
WPP
WPP PLC
45
57
43
67
20
40

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What are the best advertising agency stocks to buy right now in Jun 2022?

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

1. Criteo Sa (NASDAQ:CRTO)


Criteo Sa (NASDAQ:CRTO) is the top advertising agency stock with a Zen Score of 55, which is 26 points higher than the advertising agency industry average of 29. It passed 17 out of 33 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Criteo Sa has seen its stock lose -42.93% over the past year, overperforming other advertising agency stocks by 4 percentage points.

Criteo Sa has an average 1 year price target of $43.67, an upside of 75.86% from Criteo Sa's current stock price of $24.83.

Criteo Sa stock has a consensus Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 3 analysts covering Criteo Sa, 33.33% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 0% have issued a Buy, 66.67% 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 55, which is 26 points higher than the advertising agency industry average of 29. It passed 20 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Interpublic Group Of Companies has seen its stock lose -14.04% over the past year, overperforming other advertising agency stocks by 33 percentage points.

Interpublic Group Of Companies has an average 1 year price target of $37.75, an upside of 34.92% from Interpublic Group Of Companies's current stock price of $27.98.

Interpublic Group Of Companies stock has a consensus Hold 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, 50% have issued a hold, while 25% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

3. Omnicom Group (NYSE:OMC)


Omnicom Group (NYSE:OMC) is the third best advertising agency stock with a Zen Score of 53, which is 24 points higher than the advertising agency industry average of 29. It passed 19 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Omnicom Group has seen its stock lose -18.84% over the past year, overperforming other advertising agency stocks by 29 percentage points.

Omnicom Group has an average 1 year price target of $90.50, an upside of 40.09% from Omnicom Group's current stock price of $64.60.

Omnicom Group stock has a consensus Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 5 analysts covering Omnicom Group, 40% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 20% have issued a Buy, 20% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 20% have issued a Strong Sell.

What are the advertising agency stocks with highest dividends?

Out of 5 advertising agency stocks that have issued dividends in the past year, the 3 advertising agency stocks with the highest dividend yields are:

1. National Cinemedia (NASDAQ:NCMI)


National Cinemedia (NASDAQ:NCMI) has an annual dividend yield of 16.22%, which is 9 percentage points higher than the advertising agency industry average of 6.81%. National Cinemedia's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% five times in the last 10 years. National Cinemedia's dividend has not shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

National Cinemedia's dividend payout ratio of -29.9% indicates that its high dividend yield might not be sustainable for the long-term.

2. Deluxe (NYSE:DLX)


Deluxe (NYSE:DLX) has an annual dividend yield of 5.25%, which is -2 percentage points lower than the advertising agency industry average of 6.81%. Deluxe's dividend payout is stable, having never dropped by more than 10% in the last 10 years. Deluxe's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Deluxe's dividend payout ratio of 105.3% indicates that its high dividend yield might not be sustainable for the long-term.

3. Omnicom Group (NYSE:OMC)


Omnicom Group (NYSE:OMC) has an annual dividend yield of 4.33%, which is -2 percentage points lower than the advertising agency industry average of 6.81%. Omnicom Group's dividend payout is stable, having never dropped by more than 10% in the last 10 years. Omnicom Group's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Omnicom Group's dividend payout ratio of 46.1% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

Why are advertising agency stocks up?

Advertising agency stocks were up 1.38% in the last day, and up 2.82% over the last week.

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

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. Criteo Sa (NASDAQ:CRTO)


Criteo Sa (NASDAQ:CRTO) is the most undervalued advertising agency stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Criteo Sa has a valuation score of 71, which is 41 points higher than the advertising agency industry average of 30. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Criteo Sa's stock has dropped -42.93% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the advertising agency industry by 4 percentage points.

2. Advantage Solutions (NASDAQ:ADV)


Advantage Solutions (NASDAQ:ADV) is the second most undervalued advertising agency stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Advantage Solutions has a valuation score of 71, which is 41 points higher than the advertising agency industry average of 30. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Advantage Solutions's stock has dropped -62.24% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the advertising agency industry by -15 percentage points.

3. Townsquare Media (NYSE:TSQ)


Townsquare Media (NYSE:TSQ) is the third most undervalued advertising agency stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Townsquare Media has a valuation score of 71, which is 41 points higher than the advertising agency industry average of 30. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Townsquare Media's stock has dropped -30.23% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the advertising agency industry by 17 percentage points.

Are advertising agency stocks a good buy now?

51.61% of advertising agency stocks rated by analysts are a strong buy right now. On average, analysts expect advertising agency stocks to rise by 85.97% 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 8.67x.
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