4 Stocks Pushing The Media Industry Higher

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All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 163 points (1.2%) at 13,275 as of Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012, 12:34 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 2,126 issues advancing vs. 762 declining with 145 unchanged.

The Media industry currently sits up 0.4% versus the S&P 500, which is up 1.1%. A company within the industry that fell today was Time Warner ( TWX), up 0.4%.

TheStreet Ratings group would like to highlight 4 stocks pushing the industry higher today:

4. Grupo Televisa S.A ( TV) is one of the companies pushing the Media industry higher today. As of noon trading, Grupo Televisa S.A is up $0.46 (2.0%) to $23.01 on average volume Thus far, 725,997 shares of Grupo Televisa S.A exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $22.51-$23.04 after having opened the day at $22.53 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $22.55.

Grupo Televisa, S.A.B. operates as a media company. Grupo Televisa S.A has a market cap of $13.1 billion and is part of the services sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.2, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 7.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Grupo Televisa S.A a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Grupo Televisa S.A 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, increase in net income, increase in stock price during the past year and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Grupo Televisa S.A Ratings Report now.

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