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All three major indices are trading down today with the

Dow Jones Industrial Average

(

^DJI

) trading down 31 points (-0.2%) at 18,049 as of Monday, April 27, 2015, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,377 issues advancing vs. 1,612 declining with 170 unchanged.

The Media industry currently sits down 0.4% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.1%.

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

3.

Time Warner Cable

(

TWC

) is one of the companies pushing the Media industry higher today. As of noon trading, Time Warner Cable is up $1.24 (0.8%) to $156.50 on heavy volume. Thus far, 3.6 million shares of Time Warner Cable exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $156.29-$158.00 after having opened the day at $156.74 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $155.26.

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Time Warner Cable Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides video, high-speed data, and voice services in the United States. It operates in three segments: Residential Services, Business Services, and Other Operations. Time Warner Cable has a market cap of $41.8 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 2.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 8 analysts who rate Time Warner Cable a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Time Warner Cable

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full

Time Warner Cable Ratings Report

now.

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2. As of noon trading,

Walt Disney

(

DIS

) is up $0.97 (0.9%) to $110.50 on average volume. Thus far, 4.2 million shares of Walt Disney exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 6.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $110.38-$111.66 after having opened the day at $111.50 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $109.53.

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The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an entertainment company worldwide. The company operates in five segments: Media Networks, Parks and Resorts, Studio Entertainment, Consumer Products, and Interactive. Walt Disney has a market cap of $185.3 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 15.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 11 analysts who rate Walt Disney a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Walt Disney

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, notable return on equity and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full

Walt Disney Ratings Report

now.

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1. As of noon trading,

Netflix

(

NFLX

) is up $9.50 (1.7%) to $567.89 on average volume. Thus far, 1.4 million shares of Netflix exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $561.61-$572.50 after having opened the day at $562.05 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $558.40.

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Netflix, Inc., an Internet television network, engages in the Internet delivery of TV shows and movies directly on TVs, computers, and mobile devices in the United States and internationally. The company operates in three segments: Domestic Streaming, International Streaming, and Domestic DVD. Netflix has a market cap of $33.9 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 63.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 18 analysts who rate Netflix a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Netflix

as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, generally higher debt management risk and premium valuation. Get the full

Netflix Ratings Report

now.

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If you are interested in one of these 3 stocks, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the media industry could consider

PowerShares Dynamic Media

(

PBS

) while those bearish on the media industry could consider

ProShares Ultra Sht Consumer Services

(

SCC

).

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