3. As of noon trading, Directv ( DTV) is up $0.30 (0.6%) to $49.24 on average volume Thus far, 3.2 million shares of Directv exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 5.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $48.95-$49.46 after having opened the day at $49.15 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $48.94.

DIRECTV provides digital television entertainment primarily in the United States and Latin America. The company engages in acquiring, promoting, selling, and distributing digital entertainment programming primarily via satellite to residential and commercial subscribers. Directv has a market cap of $28.0 billion and is part of the media industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.7, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 2.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 12 analysts that rate Directv a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Directv as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in stock price during the past year, impressive record of earnings per share growth, revenue growth, expanding profit margins and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Directv Ratings Report now.

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