Grupo Televisa S.A.B. (TV): Today's Featured Media Winner

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Grupo Televisa S.A.B ( TV) pushed the Media industry higher today making it today's featured media winner. The industry as a whole was unchanged today. By the end of trading, Grupo Televisa S.A.B rose $1.39 (5.4%) to $27.11 on average volume. Throughout the day, 2,433,026 shares of Grupo Televisa S.A.B exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1,905,300 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $25.76-$27.30 after having opened the day at $26.05 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $25.72. Other companies within the Media industry that increased today were: ChinaNet Online Holdings ( CNET), up 9.6%, Spanish Broadcasting System ( SBSA), up 4.1%, Daily Journal Corporation ( DJCO), up 3.5% and Media General ( MEG), up 3.5%.

Grupo Televisa, S.A.B. operates as a media company. Grupo Televisa S.A.B has a market cap of $14.7 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 3.3% 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, 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.

On the negative front, Gray Television ( GTN.A), down 5.3%, RetailMeNot ( SALE), down 5.2%, Dex Media ( DXM), down 4.7% and RealD ( RLD), down 2.1% , were all laggards within the media industry with Sirius XM Radio ( SIRI) being today's media industry laggard.

For investors not wanting singular stock exposure, 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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