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Twenty-First Century Fox

(

FOXA

) pushed the Media industry higher today making it today's featured media winner. The industry as a whole closed the day up 0.6%. By the end of trading, Twenty-First Century Fox rose $0.46 (1.6%) to $29.88 on average volume. Throughout the day, 13,250,567 shares of Twenty-First Century Fox exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 17,094,200 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $29.47-$30.12 after having opened the day at $29.62 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $29.42. Other companies within the Media industry that increased today were:

ChinaNet Online Holdings

(

CNET

), up 16.6%,

Crown Media Holdings

(

CRWN

), up 6.5%,

Comcast

(

CMCSK

), up 5.7% and

Entravision Communications Corporation

(

EVC

), up 5.6%.

Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. operates as a diversified media company worldwide. Twenty-First Century Fox has a market cap of $45.3 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 17.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 18 analysts that rate Twenty-First Century Fox a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates

Twenty-First Century Fox

as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity, attractive valuation levels and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow.

On the negative front,

Point.360

(

PTSX

), down 5.5%,

Beasley Broadcast Group

(

BBGI

), down 5.4%,

Central European Media

(

CETV

), down 4.0% and

Envoy Capital Group

(

ECGI

), down 3.9% , were all laggards within the media industry with

Discovery Communications

(

DISCA

) 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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