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All three major indices are trading down today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading down 109.85 points (-0.6%) at 16,827 as of Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 3:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,625 issues advancing vs. 1,391 declining with 163 unchanged.

The Media industry as a whole closed the day down 0.2% versus the S&P 500, which was down 0.7%. Top gainers within the Media industry included

Radio One

(

ROIA

), up 2.4%,

Gray Television

(

GTN.A

), up 1.9%,

Promotora de Informaciones SA/FI

(

PRIS

), up 8.1%,

Value Line

(

VALU

), up 4.8% and

Tiger Media

(

IDI

), up 3.5%.

TheStreet Ratings Group would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry higher today:

Tiger Media

(

IDI

) is one of the companies that pushed the Media industry higher today. Tiger Media was up $0.03 (3.5%) to $0.89 on light volume. Throughout the day, 20,577 shares of Tiger Media exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 70,900 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $0.83-$0.95 after having opened the day at $0.86 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $0.86.

Tiger Media has a market cap of $29.3 million and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 43.0% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

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Highlights from TheStreet Ratings analysis on IDI go as follows:

You can view the full analysis from the report here:

Tiger Media Ratings Report

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At the close,

Value Line

(

VALU

) was up $0.74 (4.8%) to $16.24 on heavy volume. Throughout the day, 7,023 shares of Value Line exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3,600 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $15.52-$16.81 after having opened the day at $15.85 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $15.50.

Value Line, Inc. engages in the production of investment related periodical publications primarily in the United States. The company's investment periodicals and related publications cover various areas of investments, including stocks, mutual funds, options, and convertible securities. Value Line has a market cap of $150.1 million and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 33.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are no analysts who rate Value Line a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Value Line as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, increase in net income and revenue growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's profit margins have been poor overall.

Highlights from TheStreet Ratings analysis on VALU go as follows:

  • Investors have apparently begun to recognize positive factors similar to those we have mentioned in this report, including earnings growth. This has helped drive up the company's shares by a sharp 75.00% over the past year, a rise that has exceeded that of the S&P 500 Index. Regarding the stock's future course, our hold rating indicates that we do not recommend additional investment in this stock despite its gains in the past year.
  • The net income growth from the same quarter one year ago has significantly exceeded that of the Media industry average, but is less than that of the S&P 500. The net income increased by 16.0% when compared to the same quarter one year prior, going from $1.75 million to $2.03 million.
  • VALU has no debt to speak of therefore resulting in a debt-to-equity ratio of zero, which we consider to be a relatively favorable sign. Despite the fact that VALU's debt-to-equity ratio is low, the quick ratio, which is currently 0.57, displays a potential problem in covering short-term cash needs.
  • VALUE LINE INC has improved earnings per share by 16.7% in the most recent quarter compared to the same quarter a year ago. This company has not demonstrated a clear trend in earnings over the past 2 years, making it difficult to accurately predict earnings for the coming year. During the past fiscal year, VALUE LINE INC reported lower earnings of $0.67 versus $0.70 in the prior year.
  • The gross profit margin for VALUE LINE INC is rather low; currently it is at 16.57%. Regardless of VALU's low profit margin, it has managed to increase from the same period last year. Despite the mixed results of the gross profit margin, VALU's net profit margin of 21.84% compares favorably to the industry average.

You can view the full analysis from the report here:

Value Line Ratings Report

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Radio One

(

ROIA

) was another company that pushed the Media industry higher today. Radio One was up $0.11 (2.4%) to $4.84 on light volume. Throughout the day, 340 shares of Radio One exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3,300 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $4.84-$4.84 after having opened the day at $4.84 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $4.73.

Radio One, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an urban-oriented multi-media company in the United States. The company operates through four segments: Radio Broadcasting, Reach Media, Internet, and Cable Television. Radio One has a market cap of $11.0 million and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 24.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are no analysts who rate Radio One a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Radio One as a

sell

. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and generally high debt management risk.

Highlights from TheStreet Ratings analysis on ROIA go as follows:

  • The company, on the basis of change in net income from the same quarter one year ago, has significantly underperformed against the S&P 500 and did not exceed that of the Media industry. The net income has significantly decreased by 39.1% when compared to the same quarter one year ago, falling from -$18.11 million to -$25.18 million.
  • Return on equity has greatly decreased when compared to its ROE from the same quarter one year prior. This is a signal of major weakness within the corporation. Compared to other companies in the Media industry and the overall market, RADIO ONE INC's return on equity significantly trails that of both the industry average and the S&P 500.
  • The debt-to-equity ratio is very high at 15.39 and currently higher than the industry average, implying increased risk associated with the management of debt levels within the company. Despite the company's weak debt-to-equity ratio, the company has managed to keep a very strong quick ratio of 2.68, which shows the ability to cover short-term cash needs.
  • The gross profit margin for RADIO ONE INC is rather high; currently it is at 68.24%. Regardless of ROIA's high profit margin, it has managed to decrease from the same period last year. Despite the mixed results of the gross profit margin, ROIA's net profit margin of -22.67% significantly underperformed when compared to the industry average.
  • RADIO ONE INC's earnings per share declined by 39.5% in the most recent quarter compared to the same quarter a year ago. This company has not demonstrated a clear trend in earnings over the past 2 years, making it difficult to accurately predict earnings for the coming year. During the past fiscal year, RADIO ONE INC continued to lose money by earning -$1.30 versus -$1.33 in the prior year.

You can view the full analysis from the report here:

Radio One Ratings Report

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