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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
Forecast Score
Market Cap
Price
Price Target
Upside/Downside
Consensus
Analysts
Fore. Revenue Growth
Fore. Earnings Growth
Forecast ROE
Forecast ROA
ADTH
ADTHEORENT HOLDING COMPANY INC
$159.03M$1.83$4.50145.90%Buy5N/A-66.04%13.76%11.38%
ISIG
INSIGNIA SYSTEMS INC
$15.72M$8.75N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
XNET
XUNLEI LTD
$134.99M$2.03N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
IPG
INTERPUBLIC GROUP OF COMPANIES INC
$13.09B$33.69$34.833.39%Buy70.69%3.65%N/AN/A
CRTO
CRITEO SA
$1.64B$27.17$37.0036.18%Buy6-18.65%28.24%10.35%5.11%
ADV
ADVANTAGE SOLUTIONS INC
$770.44M$2.41$6.00148.96%Hold32.27%52.20%14.30%6.21%
WPP
WPP PLC
$12.48B$53.67$75.0039.74%Strong Sell2-6.13%34.50%172.28%24.18%
OMC
OMNICOM GROUP INC
$16.04B$78.65$85.678.92%Buy80.65%1.76%52.71%6.00%
HHS
HARTE HANKS INC
$79.90M$11.07$21.0089.70%Strong Buy1-1.23%-16.67%-97.08%11.17%
DLX
DELUXE CORP
$820.02M$19.01$36.0089.37%Strong Buy1-0.36%N/AN/AN/A
TSQ
TOWNSQUARE MEDIA INC
$124.82M$7.24$24.00231.49%Strong Buy25.43%113.94%75.07%6.09%
DRCT
DIRECT DIGITAL HOLDINGS INC
$43.91M$3.02$5.8393.15%Strong Buy310.85%N/A235.53%21.89%
FLNT
FLUENT INC
$97.54M$1.22N/AN/ABuy17.11%N/A8.49%5.37%
TRMR
TREMOR INTERNATIONAL LTD
$620.10M$8.09$15.0085.41%Buy55.41%10.89%15.19%8.54%
STRN
STRAN & COMPANY INC
$25.34M$1.36$5.50304.41%Strong Buy1N/AN/AN/AN/A
SRAX
SRAX INC
$45.26M$1.72$6.00248.84%Strong Buy177.67%N/A59.62%28.32%
CTV
INNOVID CORP
$391.60M$2.93$6.14109.56%Hold5N/AN/AN/AN/A
BOC
BOSTON OMAHA CORP
$854.12M$28.76$34.0018.22%Strong Buy18.91%N/AN/AN/A
NCMI
NATIONAL CINEMEDIA INC
$38.70M$0.47$1.00111.86%Hold225.00%N/A-2.18%1.59%
IAS
INTEGRAL AD SCIENCE HOLDING CORP
$1.51B$9.81$17.6379.66%Strong Buy812.67%N/A11.71%8.01%
MOBQ
MOBIQUITY TECHNOLOGIES INC
$8.04M$0.92N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
MCHX
MARCHEX INC
$75.20M$1.77$4.00125.86%Strong Buy11.03%N/A-7.82%-6.27%
QNST
QUINSTREET INC
$771.35M$14.38N/AN/AHold18.68%N/AN/AN/A
CPOP
POP CULTURE GROUP CO LTD
$19.24M$0.80N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
MGNI
MAGNITE INC
$1.69B$12.66$14.4013.74%Strong Buy51.00%N/A7.57%2.43%
FAZE
FAZE HOLDINGS INC
$176.92M$2.44N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
INUV
INUVO INC
$36.04M$0.30$1.25316.67%Strong Buy1N/AN/AN/AN/A
CMPR
CIMPRESS PLC
$821.08M$31.30$71.00126.84%Strong Buy28.67%N/A-19.07%4.61%
ICLK
ICLICK INTERACTIVE ASIA GROUP LTD
$25.65M$2.63N/AN/AHold1-0.00%N/AN/AN/A
QUOT
QUOTIENT TECHNOLOGY INC
$306.54M$3.17$3.200.95%Hold32.54%N/A3.36%1.13%
SCOR
COMSCORE INC
$125.13M$1.36$2.5083.82%Buy13.91%N/A6.48%1.61%
TRKA
TROIKA MEDIA GROUP INC
$9.56M$0.14$4.503,091.49%Strong Buy1N/AN/AN/AN/A
WIMI
WIMI HOLOGRAM CLOUD INC
$74.22M$0.86$7.00717.76%Strong Buy1N/AN/AN/AN/A
BAOS
BAOSHENG MEDIA GROUP HOLDINGS LTD
$8.23M$0.90N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
EEX
EMERALD HOLDING INC
$245.42M$3.63N/AN/AHold1N/AN/AN/AN/A
STGW
STAGWELL INC
$2.21B$7.49$11.7556.88%Strong Buy4N/AN/AN/AN/A
CNET
ZW DATA ACTION TECHNOLOGIES INC
$21.93M$0.61N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
CCO
CLEAR CHANNEL OUTDOOR HOLDINGS INC
$518.90M$1.09$1.4230.00%Hold32.99%N/AN/A-0.10%
DMS
DIGITAL MEDIA SOLUTIONS INC
$103.03M$1.57$8.00409.55%Buy2N/AN/AN/AN/A
STBX
STARBOX GROUP HOLDINGS LTD
$112.55M$2.46N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A

Advertising Agency Stocks FAQ

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

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

1. Adtheorent Holding Company (NASDAQ:ADTH)


Adtheorent Holding Company (NASDAQ:ADTH) is the top advertising agency stock with a Zen Score of 60, which is 29 points higher than the advertising agency industry average of 31. It passed 19 out of 33 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Adtheorent Holding Company has seen its stock lose -81.57% over the past year, underperforming other advertising agency stocks by -45 percentage points.

Adtheorent Holding Company has an average 1 year price target of $4.50, an upside of 145.9% from Adtheorent Holding Company's current stock price of $1.83.

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

2. Insignia Systems (NASDAQ:ISIG)


Insignia Systems (NASDAQ:ISIG) is the second best advertising agency stock with a Zen Score of 55, which is 24 points higher than the advertising agency industry average of 31. It passed 17 out of 33 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Insignia Systems has seen its stock return 55.69% over the past year, overperforming other advertising agency stocks by 93 percentage points.

3. Xunlei (NASDAQ:XNET)


Xunlei (NASDAQ:XNET) is the third best advertising agency stock with a Zen Score of 53, which is 22 points higher than the advertising agency industry average of 31. It passed 17 out of 33 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Xunlei has seen its stock lose -12.5% over the past year, overperforming other advertising agency stocks by 24 percentage points.

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 23.31%, which is 15 percentage points higher than the advertising agency industry average of 8.13%. 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 -50% 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 6.31%, which is -2 percentage points lower than the advertising agency industry average of 8.13%. 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 85.1% indicates that its high dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

3. Wpp (NYSE:WPP)


Wpp (NYSE:WPP) has an annual dividend yield of 4.02%, which is -4 percentage points lower than the advertising agency industry average of 8.13%. Wpp's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% ten times in the last 10 years. Wpp's dividend has not shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Wpp's dividend payout ratio of 63.4% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

Why are advertising agency stocks up?

Advertising agency stocks were up 0.2% in the last day, and up 2.57% 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. Xunlei (NASDAQ:XNET)


Xunlei (NASDAQ:XNET) is the most undervalued advertising agency stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Xunlei has a valuation score of 100, which is 62 points higher than the advertising agency industry average of 38. It passed 7 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Xunlei's stock has dropped -12.5% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the advertising agency industry by 24 percentage points.

2. Insignia Systems (NASDAQ:ISIG)


Insignia Systems (NASDAQ:ISIG) is the second most undervalued advertising agency stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Insignia Systems has a valuation score of 86, which is 48 points higher than the advertising agency industry average of 38. It passed 6 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Insignia Systems's stock has gained 55.69% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the advertising agency industry by 93 percentage points.

3. Advantage Solutions (NASDAQ:ADV)


Advantage Solutions (NASDAQ:ADV) is the third most undervalued advertising agency stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Advantage Solutions has a valuation score of 86, which is 48 points higher than the advertising agency industry average of 38. It passed 6 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Advantage Solutions's stock has dropped -67.48% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the advertising agency industry by -31 percentage points.

Are advertising agency stocks a good buy now?

46.88% of advertising agency stocks rated by analysts are a strong buy right now. On average, analysts expect advertising agency stocks to rise by 54.31% 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 -16.23x.
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