Today's Top Performers In Media

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All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 12 points (0.1%) at 14,943 as of Thursday, Sept. 5, 2013, 12:50 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,432 issues advancing vs. 1,453 declining with 120 unchanged.

The Media industry currently sits up 0.4% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.2%.

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

5. Thomson Reuters Corporation ( TRI) is one of the companies pushing the Media industry higher today. As of noon trading, Thomson Reuters Corporation is up $0.36 (1.1%) to $33.68 on average volume. Thus far, 411,552 shares of Thomson Reuters Corporation exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 868,200 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $33.27-$33.78 after having opened the day at $33.36 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $33.32.

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 $27.5 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 14.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. 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 good cash flow from operations, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income and poor profit margins. Get the full Thomson Reuters Corporation Ratings Report now.

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4. As of noon trading, Grupo Televisa S.A.B ( TV) is up $0.29 (1.1%) to $25.84 on average volume. Thus far, 799,361 shares of Grupo Televisa S.A.B exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $25.48-$25.94 after having opened the day at $25.57 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $25.55.

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 4.0% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. 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, increase in stock price during the past year, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins and compelling growth in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Grupo Televisa S.A.B Ratings Report now.

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3. As of noon trading, Omnicom Group ( OMC) is up $0.84 (1.4%) to $62.54 on average volume. Thus far, 990,511 shares of Omnicom Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $62.16-$62.66 after having opened the day at $62.39 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $61.70.

Omnicom Group Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides advertising, marketing, and corporate communications services in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia pacific. Omnicom Group has a market cap of $15.6 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 23.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Omnicom Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 13 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Omnicom Group 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, notable return on equity and reasonable valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Omnicom Group Ratings Report now.

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2. As of noon trading, Sirius XM Radio ( SIRI) is up $0.08 (2.0%) to $3.76 on average volume. Thus far, 24.5 million shares of Sirius XM Radio exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 47.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $3.71-$3.78 after having opened the day at $3.71 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $3.69.

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 $22.6 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 26.0% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Sirius XM Radio a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 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, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Sirius XM Radio Ratings Report now.

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1. As of noon trading, Directv ( DTV) is up $0.40 (0.7%) to $58.78 on average volume. Thus far, 1.7 million shares of Directv exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $58.31-$58.90 after having opened the day at $58.31 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $58.38.

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 $32.2 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 16.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 13 analysts that rate Directv a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 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, growth in earnings per share, good cash flow from operations, increase in stock price during the past year 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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