Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link.Grupo Televisa S.A.B ( TV) pushed the Services sector higher today making it today's featured services winner. The sector as a whole closed the day down 0.1%. By the end of trading, Grupo Televisa S.A.B rose $0.82 (2.9%) to $28.81 on heavy volume. Throughout the day, 3,109,848 shares of Grupo Televisa S.A.B exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1,764,100 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $27.76-$28.95 after having opened the day at $27.83 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $27.99. Other companies within the Services sector that increased today were: Newlead Holdings ( NEWL), up 53.4%, Liberty Media Corporation Class A ( LMCA), up 31.0%, Digital Domain Media Group ( DDMGQ), up 29.4% and Era Group ( ERA), up 28.4%.
Grupo Televisa, S.A.B. operates as a media company. Grupo Televisa S.A.B has a market cap of $15.8 billion and is part of the media industry. Shares are up 3.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. 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, expanding profit margins, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow.