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Cablevision Systems

(

CVC

) pushed the Media industry higher today making it today's featured media winner. The industry as a whole closed the day up 0.4%. By the end of trading, Cablevision Systems rose $0.80 (5.1%) to $16.56 on heavy volume. Throughout the day, 6,924,429 shares of Cablevision Systems exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3,457,500 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $15.83-$16.63 after having opened the day at $15.97 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $15.76. Other companies within the Media industry that increased today were:

Saga Communications

(

SGA

), up 10.1%,

Bona Film Group

(

BONA

), up 5.6%,

NTN Buzztime

(

NTN

), up 4.3% and

Radio One

(

ROIA

), up 3.9%.

Cablevision Systems Corporation provides telecommunications and media services. It operates in two segments, Telecommunications Services and Other. Cablevision Systems has a market cap of $3.3 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 2.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Cablevision Systems a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Cablevision Systems as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, compelling growth in net income and increase in stock price during the past year. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that we feel that the company's cash flow from its operations has been weak overall.

On the negative front,

RealD

(

TheStreet Recommends

RLD

), down 5.5%,

ChinaNet Online Holdings

(

CNET

), down 5.4%,

VisionChina Media

(

VISN

), down 4.6% and

Dolan

(

DM

), down 3.5% , were all laggards within the media industry with

Tivo

(

TIVO

) being today's media industry laggard.

For investors not wanting singular stock exposure, 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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