TV, SNI, P, SIRI And DTV, 5 Media Stocks Pushing The Industry Lower

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All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 15 points (0.1%) at 15,467 as of Wednesday, July 17, 2013, 12:50 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,986 issues advancing vs. 913 declining with 127 unchanged.

The Media industry currently sits down 0.2% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.3%.

TheStreet would like to highlight 5 stocks pushing the industry lower today:

5. Grupo Televisa S.A.B ( TV) is one of the companies pushing the Media industry lower today. As of noon trading, Grupo Televisa S.A.B is down $0.18 (-0.7%) to $24.96 on light volume. Thus far, 441,775 shares of Grupo Televisa S.A.B exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $24.87-$25.58 after having opened the day at $25.21 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $25.14.

Grupo Televisa, S.A.B. operates as a media company. Grupo Televisa S.A.B has a market cap of $14.6 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 5.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Grupo Televisa S.A.B a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Grupo Televisa S.A.B as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, increase in stock price during the past year and expanding profit margins. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full Grupo Televisa S.A.B Ratings Report now.

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4. As of noon trading, Scripps Networks Interactive ( SNI) is down $0.92 (-1.3%) to $71.60 on light volume. Thus far, 249,739 shares of Scripps Networks Interactive exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 765,400 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $71.33-$72.42 after having opened the day at $72.18 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $72.52.

Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. develops lifestyle-oriented content for television and the Internet markets in the United States and internationally. It delivers entertaining and useful content that focuses on specifically defined topics of interest for audiences and advertisers. Scripps Networks Interactive has a market cap of $8.2 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 25.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Scripps Networks Interactive a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Scripps Networks Interactive 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, solid stock price performance and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Scripps Networks Interactive Ratings Report now.

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3. As of noon trading, Pandora Media ( P) is down $0.46 (-2.5%) to $18.26 on average volume. Thus far, 2.9 million shares of Pandora Media exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 6.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $18.25-$18.84 after having opened the day at $18.80 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $18.73.

Pandora Media, Inc. provides Internet radio services in the United States. The company allows listeners to create up to 100 personalized stations to access unlimited hours of free music and comedy, as well as offers Pandora One, a paid subscription service to listeners. Pandora Media has a market cap of $3.3 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 108.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 13 analysts that rate Pandora Media a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Pandora Media as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity, weak operating cash flow, poor profit margins and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full Pandora Media Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Sirius XM Radio ( SIRI) is down $0.02 (-0.7%) to $3.64 on average volume. Thus far, 29.5 million shares of Sirius XM Radio exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 59.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $3.62-$3.68 after having opened the day at $3.67 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $3.67.

Sirius XM Radio Inc. provides satellite radio services in the United States and Canada. The company broadcasts music, sports, entertainment, comedy, talk, news, traffic, and weather channels on subscription fee basis through two satellite radio systems. Sirius XM Radio has a market cap of $23.3 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 27.0% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Sirius XM Radio a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Sirius XM Radio as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full Sirius XM Radio Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Directv ( DTV) is down $0.27 (-0.4%) to $64.77 on average volume. Thus far, 1.7 million shares of Directv exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $64.59-$65.44 after having opened the day at $65.38 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $65.04.

DIRECTV provides digital television entertainment in the United States and Latin America. The company engages in acquiring, promoting, selling, and distributing digital entertainment programming primarily through satellite to residential and commercial subscribers. Directv has a market cap of $36.4 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 29.7% 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 6 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Directv as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Directv Ratings Report now.

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If you are interested in one of these 5 stocks, 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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