CMCSK, LBTYK And TWC, Pushing Media Industry Downward

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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 3 stocks pushing the industry lower today:

3. Comcast ( CMCSK) is one of the companies pushing the Media industry lower today. As of noon trading, Comcast is down $0.33 (-0.8%) to $41.20 on average volume. Thus far, 1.1 million shares of Comcast exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $41.15-$41.75 after having opened the day at $41.73 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $41.53.

Comcast Corporation operates as a media and technology company worldwide. It operates through Cable Communications, Cable Networks, Broadcast Television, Filmed Entertainment, and Theme Parks segments. Comcast has a market cap of $19.9 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 15.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Comcast a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Comcast as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Comcast Ratings Report now.

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