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Best Internet Stocks to Buy Now (2022)
Top internet stocks in 2022 ranked by overall Zen Score. See the best internet stocks to buy now, according to analyst forecasts for the internet content & information industry.

Industry: Internet Content & Inform...
Ticker
Company
Forecast Score
Market Cap
Price
Price Target
Upside/Downside
Consensus
Analysts
Fore. Revenue Growth
Fore. Earnings Growth
Forecast ROE
Forecast ROA
PERI
PERION NETWORK LTD
$879.00M$19.78$28.3343.24%Buy314.21%5.00%16.47%11.74%
GOOGL
ALPHABET INC
$1.29T$98.74$1.62k1,544.65%Strong Buy261.82%6.57%40.86%29.38%
SOHU
SOHUCOM LTD
$591.93M$17.14$21.2724.08%Strong Buy3-4.45%N/A-0.50%-0.28%
KIND
NEXTDOOR HOLDINGS INC
$1.08B$2.84$6.55130.63%Hold516.15%N/A-8.16%-7.21%
NTES
NETEASE INC
$50.83B$77.55$131.0068.92%Buy38.40%7.71%135.77%81.40%
YELP
YELP INC
$2.29B$32.61$39.0019.60%Hold57.23%49.21%27.97%19.64%
ATY
ACUITYADS HOLDINGS INC
$109.34M$1.85$3.5089.19%Buy312.21%37.52%8.60%6.68%
META
META PLATFORMS INC
$377.36B$140.41$235.3067.58%Buy416.87%-0.42%30.86%22.86%
WB
WEIBO CORP
$4.12B$17.48$38.93122.68%Strong Buy42.02%23.31%18.41%8.80%
ABNB
AIRBNB INC
$66.01B$101.75$152.7850.15%Buy3115.77%19.59%54.54%15.01%
CARG
CARGURUS INC
$1.77B$14.88$33.89127.75%Strong Buy929.95%N/A25.19%11.52%
PINS
PINTEREST INC
$15.21B$22.59$26.9419.26%Hold1912.90%7.08%16.54%14.04%
JFIN
JIAYIN GROUP INC
$129.17M$2.40$12.00399.79%Strong Buy1N/AN/AN/AN/A
LTRPA
LIBERTY TRIPADVISOR HOLDINGS INC
$88.75M$1.17N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
TME
TENCENT MUSIC ENTERTAINMENT GROUP
$10.51B$4.15$7.3577.11%Sell41.48%9.67%26.86%19.13%
IZEA
IZEA WORLDWIDE INC
$44.83M$0.72$4.50525.00%Strong Buy1N/AN/A7.76%6.52%
NN
NEXTNAV INC
$277.81M$2.74$15.08450.47%Strong Buy4218.35%N/A4.85%4.09%
ATHM
AUTOHOME INC
$3.86B$30.56$40.3331.98%Buy42.14%0.88%43.48%34.68%
TBLA
TABOOLACOM LTD
$459.70M$1.91$6.30229.84%Buy69.15%2.55%14.00%7.43%
TTGT
TECHTARGET INC
$1.74B$58.84$88.0049.56%Strong Buy411.31%76.52%N/AN/A
SSTK
SHUTTERSTOCK INC
$1.79B$49.83$76.0052.52%Buy55.91%19.41%35.71%18.06%
TWLO
TWILIO INC
$12.48B$68.13$151.27122.04%Buy2420.61%N/A-8.02%-6.76%
TRUE
TRUECAR INC
$148.63M$1.64$4.25159.15%Hold59.13%N/A-4.72%-3.94%
TRVG
TRIVAGO NV
$471.83M$1.31$2.1362.52%Hold712.57%N/A16.24%12.92%
IQ
IQIYI INC
$2.58B$2.97$5.7292.59%Strong Buy66.22%N/A226.14%33.80%
DASH
DOORDASH INC
$20.08B$52.01$114.64120.42%Buy1718.98%N/A4.69%3.50%
CDLX
CARDLYTICS INC
$314.14M$9.55$21.75127.75%Hold515.88%N/AN/AN/A
MOXC
MOXIAN (BVI) INC
$20.16M$1.03N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
EVER
EVERQUOTE INC
$213.38M$6.73$17.00152.60%Buy73.39%N/A-17.61%-11.62%
IAC
IAC INC
$4.86B$54.47$134.70147.29%Strong Buy1010.48%N/A6.51%3.63%
APLD
APPLIED BLOCKCHAIN INC
$149.84M$1.59$8.60440.88%Strong Buy5744.81%N/A126.51%76.19%
THRY
THRYV HOLDINGS INC
$788.29M$22.89$50.00118.44%Strong Buy1-1.08%-10.34%20.00%6.23%
GENI
GENIUS SPORTS LTD
$811.24M$3.72$6.7080.11%Buy517.34%N/A-6.85%-5.61%
BIDU
BAIDU INC
$41.27B$118.75$220.5685.73%Strong Buy910.04%N/A112.60%63.48%
GRPN
GROUPON INC
$280.34M$9.26$17.5389.25%Sell414.95%N/A149.46%19.89%
TC
TUANCHE LTD
$47.89M$2.40N/AN/AHold1N/AN/AN/AN/A
LIZI
LIZHI INC
$35.35M$0.69$9.001,198.70%Strong Buy1N/AN/AN/AN/A
ZH
ZHIHU INC
$719.63M$1.13$7.58570.35%Buy442.14%N/A-20.82%-16.75%
ANGI
ANGI INC
$1.50B$2.99$8.75192.64%Buy610.00%N/A12.48%6.74%
DOYU
DOUYU INTERNATIONAL HOLDINGS LTD
$372.38M$1.17$1.8053.85%Sell2-4.84%N/A-0.58%-0.45%
ZG
ZILLOW GROUP INC
$7.12B$29.54$57.2193.68%Hold19N/AN/AN/AN/A
OB
OUTBRAIN INC
$204.01M$3.66$11.50214.21%Strong Buy6-50.48%N/A1.13%0.35%
GAIA
GAIA INC
$55.97M$2.69$5.0085.87%Hold10.08%-84.62%1.82%1.27%
QTT
QUTOUTIAO INC
$20.37M$0.67N/AN/AHold147.61%N/AN/AN/A
SMWB
SIMILARWEB LTD
$488.97M$6.44$19.50202.80%Strong Buy424.56%N/A-41.58%-7.61%
YY
JOYY INC
$1.84B$25.86$43.5068.21%Hold21.95%N/A52.96%31.73%
DPSI
DECISIONPOINT SYSTEMS INC
$40.89M$5.61$7.5033.69%Buy1-0.26%-38.71%9.40%2.58%
KRKR
36KR HOLDINGS INC
$37.49M$0.91$6.00559.34%Buy1N/AN/AN/AN/A
SNAP
SNAP INC
$17.02B$10.32$18.5880.01%Buy2910.49%N/A-9.10%-3.56%
FVRR
FIVERR INTERNATIONAL LTD
$1.13B$30.77$50.2063.15%Buy512.99%N/A19.68%5.13%
DAO
YOUDAO INC
$526.98M$4.26$11.40167.61%Strong Buy225.43%N/A-21.86%12.02%
TWTR
TWITTER INC
$31.82B$41.58$44.727.54%Hold2413.26%N/A4.77%2.09%
MTCH
MATCH GROUP INC
$13.39B$47.30$90.4491.21%Buy208.09%103.19%-220.54%23.82%
LKCO
LUOKUNG TECHNOLOGY CORP
$69.40M$0.18N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
SPOT
SPOTIFY TECHNOLOGY SA
$17.24B$89.34$172.9593.58%Buy2013.03%N/A11.87%3.70%
SEAT
VIVID SEATS INC
$1.48B$7.40$13.1978.22%Buy9-3.95%N/A-24.93%8.68%
LZ
LEGALZOOMCOM INC
$1.70B$8.73$18.88116.21%Buy98.20%N/A17.62%7.06%
MOMO
HELLO GROUP INC
$880.85M$4.44$11.33155.25%Buy3-0.41%N/A31.37%19.95%
CANG
CANGO INC
$300.00M$2.18$4.75117.89%Hold129.50%N/A14.93%10.02%
GROM
GROM SOCIAL ENTERPRISES INC
$6.90M$0.32$2.00519.20%Strong Buy1N/AN/AN/AN/A
AREN
ARENA GROUP HOLDINGS INC
$220.38M$12.35$17.5041.70%Strong Buy18.50%N/AN/A-17.99%
UXIN
UXIN LTD
$230.41M$0.58$4.50671.87%Strong Buy1N/AN/AN/AN/A
MARK
REMARK HOLDINGS INC
$31.65M$0.30$3.751,145.85%Strong Buy1N/AN/AN/AN/A
FENG
PHOENIX NEW MEDIA LTD
$58.94M$4.82N/AN/AStrong Buy1N/AN/AN/AN/A
MAX
MEDIAALPHA INC
$506.92M$8.27$13.6765.26%Hold3-5.39%N/A-1,444.57%-17.37%
BODY
BEACHBODY COMPANY INC
$355.13M$1.14$2.46115.79%Hold6N/AN/A-30.02%-17.16%
RUM
RUMBLE INC
$459.55M$12.03$15.0024.69%Strong Buy1N/AN/AN/AN/A
LCFY
LOCAFY LTD
N/A$0.41N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
HOLO
MICROCLOUD HOLOGRAM INC
$12.45M$1.67N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A

Internet Stocks FAQ

What are the best internet stocks to buy right now in Sep 2022?

According to Zen Score, the 3 best internet content stocks to buy right now are:

1. Perion Network (NASDAQ:PERI)


Perion Network (NASDAQ:PERI) is the top internet stock with a Zen Score of 62, which is 30 points higher than the internet industry average of 32. It passed 20 out of 33 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Perion Network has seen its stock return 3.89% over the past year, overperforming other internet stocks by 63 percentage points.

Perion Network has an average 1 year price target of $28.33, an upside of 43.24% from Perion Network's current stock price of $19.78.

Perion Network stock has a consensus Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 3 analysts covering Perion Network, 0% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 100% have issued a Buy, 0% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

2. Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL)


Google (NASDAQ:GOOGL) is the second best internet stock with a Zen Score of 60, which is 28 points higher than the internet industry average of 32. It passed 20 out of 33 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Google has seen its stock lose -30.08% over the past year, overperforming other internet stocks by 29 percentage points.

Google has an average 1 year price target of $1,623.92, an upside of 1,544.65% from Google's current stock price of $98.74.

Google stock has a consensus Strong Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 26 analysts covering Google, 73.08% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 23.08% have issued a Buy, 3.85% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

3. Sohucom (NASDAQ:SOHU)


Sohucom (NASDAQ:SOHU) is the third best internet stock with a Zen Score of 59, which is 27 points higher than the internet industry average of 32. It passed 19 out of 33 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Sohucom has seen its stock lose -21.38% over the past year, overperforming other internet stocks by 38 percentage points.

Sohucom has an average 1 year price target of $21.27, an upside of 24.08% from Sohucom's current stock price of $17.14.

Sohucom stock has a consensus Strong Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 3 analysts covering Sohucom, 66.67% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 0% 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 internet stocks with highest dividends?

Out of 4 internet stocks that have issued dividends in the past year, the 3 internet stocks with the highest dividend yields are:

1. Joyy (NASDAQ:YY)


Joyy (NASDAQ:YY) has an annual dividend yield of 7.89%, which is 6 percentage points higher than the internet industry average of 2.2%.

2. Shutterstock (NYSE:SSTK)


Shutterstock (NYSE:SSTK) has an annual dividend yield of 1.87%, which is the same as the internet industry average of 2.2%. Shutterstock's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% one times in the last 10 years. Shutterstock's dividend has not shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Shutterstock's dividend payout ratio of 41.3% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

3. Autohome (NYSE:ATHM)


Autohome (NYSE:ATHM) has an annual dividend yield of 1.73%, which is the same as the internet industry average of 2.2%. Autohome's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% one times in the last 10 years. Autohome's dividend has not shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Autohome's dividend payout ratio of 19.7% indicates that its dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

Why are internet stocks down?

Internet stocks were down -1.76% in the last day, and down -7.85% over the last week. Locafy was the among the top losers in the internet content & information industry, dropping -12.34% yesterday.

Shares of companies in the broader tech sector are trading lower amid a rise in treasury yields as traders continue to assess Wednesday's Fed commentary and 75 bps rate hike. Rising rates decrease the present value of future cash flows, which negatively impacts growth stock valuations.

What are the most undervalued internet stocks?

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

1. Jiayin Group (NASDAQ:JFIN)


Jiayin Group (NASDAQ:JFIN) is the most undervalued internet stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Jiayin Group has a valuation score of 100, which is 66 points higher than the internet industry average of 34. It passed 7 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Jiayin Group's stock has dropped -39.06% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the internet industry by 20 percentage points.

2. Sohucom (NASDAQ:SOHU)


Sohucom (NASDAQ:SOHU) is the second most undervalued internet stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Sohucom has a valuation score of 100, which is 66 points higher than the internet industry average of 34. It passed 7 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Sohucom's stock has dropped -21.38% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the internet industry by 38 percentage points.

3. Weibo (NASDAQ:WB)


Weibo (NASDAQ:WB) is the third most undervalued internet stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Weibo has a valuation score of 86, which is 52 points higher than the internet industry average of 34. It passed 6 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Weibo's stock has dropped -64.14% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the internet industry by -5 percentage points.

Are internet stocks a good buy now?

35.94% of internet stocks rated by analysts are a strong buy right now. On average, analysts expect internet stocks to rise by 184.23% over the next year.

What is the average p/e ratio of the internet content & information industry?

The average P/E ratio of the internet content & information industry is 6.73x.
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