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 15 points (0.1%) at 15,558 as of Monday, July 22, 2013, 12:50 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,691 issues advancing vs. 1,251 declining with 101 unchanged.

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

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

4. Thomson Reuters Corporation ( TRI) is one of the companies pushing the Media industry higher today. As of noon trading, Thomson Reuters Corporation is up $0.23 (0.7%) to $34.74 on light volume. Thus far, 159,465 shares of Thomson Reuters Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.1 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $34.49-$34.77 after having opened the day at $34.53 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $34.51.

Thomson Reuters Corporation provides intelligent information for businesses and professionals worldwide. It sells electronic content and services to professionals, primarily on a subscription basis. Thomson Reuters Corporation has a market cap of $28.7 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 18.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Thomson Reuters Corporation a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Thomson Reuters Corporation as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its reasonable valuation levels, increase in stock price during the past year and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, weak operating cash flow and poor profit margins. Get the full Thomson Reuters Corporation Ratings Report now.

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