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Twenty-First Century Fox



) pushed the Media industry higher today making it today's featured media winner. The industry as a whole closed the day up 1.3%. By the end of trading, Twenty-First Century Fox rose $0.63 (2.0%) to $32.08 on light volume. Throughout the day, 5,699,215 shares of Twenty-First Century Fox exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 16,182,500 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $31.51-$33.61 after having opened the day at $31.61 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $31.45. Other companies within the Media industry that increased today were:

Salem Communications Corporation Class A



), up 8.9%,

Crown Media Holdings



), up 7.0%,

Nexstar Broadcasting Group



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), up 6.7% and

Saga Communications



), up 6.6%.

Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. operates as a diversified media company worldwide. Twenty-First Century Fox has a market cap of $48.2 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 23.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 19 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


. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, compelling growth in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity and reasonable valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins.

On the negative front,

Entravision Communications Corporation



), down 4.1%,

Bona Film Group



), down 2.7%,

NTN Buzztime



), down 2.7% and

Entercom Communications Corporation



), down 2.1%.

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



) while those bearish on the media industry could consider

ProShares Ultra Sht Consumer Services




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