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10 Multimedia Stocks With Double the S&P 500's Gains

10. Time Warner (TWX - Get Report)

Company profile: Time Warner, with a market value of $43 billion, is one of the world's leading media and entertainment brand owners with the Warner Bros. film/TV studio, Turner cable networks (TNT, TBS, CNN), HBO/Cinemax premium channels, as well as several magazine brands through its Time Inc. publishing businesses.

Investor takeaway: Its shares are up 26% this year, including 27% in the past three months, and have a three-year, average annual return of 20%. They carry a 2.3% dividend yield. Analysts give its shares 13 "buy" ratings, 10 "buy/holds," and 10 "holds," according to a survey of analysts by S&P.

9. CBS (CBS - Get Report)

Company profile: CBS, with a market value of $22 billion, is a media and entertainment company with diversified ownership interests in broadcast and cable TV networks and studio, TV and radio stations, outdoor properties, book publishing and interactive businesses.

Investor takeaway: Its shares are up 38% this year, including 17% in the past three months, and they have a three-year, average annual return of 48%. The shares carry a 1.29% dividend yield. Analysts give its shares 12 "buy" ratings, nine "buy/holds," and nine "holds," according to a survey of analysts by S&P. S&P has it rated "strong buy."

8. News Corp. (NWS)

Company profile: News Corp., with a market value of $20 billion, is a media conglomerate that owns controlling interests in some of the world's biggest media and entertainment brands, including Fox (film/TV), The Wall Street Journal, SKY Italia, BSkyB and STAR TV, as well as other newspapers and publishing businesses.

Investor takeaway: Its shares are up 38% this year, including 25% in the past three months, and have a three-year, average annual return of 23%. Analysts give its shares three "buy" ratings, two "buy/holds," and two "holds," according to a survey of analysts by S&P.

7. Walt Disney (DIS - Get Report)

Company profile: Walt Disney with a market value of $94 billion, is a media and entertainment conglomerate has diversified global operations in theme parks, filmed entertainment, television broadcasting and merchandise licensing.

Investor takeaway: Its shares are up 40% this year, including 11% over the past three months, and have a three-year, average annual return of 24%. The shares carry a 1.15% dividend yield. Analysts give its shares nine "buy" ratings, 10 "buy/holds," and 12 "holds," according to a survey of analysts by S&P. S&P has a "strong buy" rating on its shares.

6. Discovery Communications (DISCA - Get Report)

Company profile: Discovery, with a market value of $14 billion, is a cable-networks company, with channels under the brands such as Discovery, Animal Planet and TLC, and is a leading global provider of non-fiction entertainment through 115 networks in 180 countries.

Investor takeaway: Its shares are up 43% this year, including 17% in the past three months, and have a three-year, average annual return of 27%. Analysts give its shares four "buy" ratings, six "buy/holds," 16 "holds," one "weak hold," and one "sell," according to a survey of analysts by S&P. Analysts' consensus estimate is for earnings of $2.79 per share this year and growing by 20% to $3.36 next year.
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