Sirius XM Holdings Inc. (SIRI): Today's Featured Media Laggard

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Sirius XM Holdings ( SIRI) pushed the Media industry lower today making it today's featured Media laggard. The industry as a whole closed the day down 0.9%. By the end of trading, Sirius XM Holdings fell $0.04 (-1.1%) to $3.09 on average volume. Throughout the day, 91,984,314 shares of Sirius XM Holdings exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 69,538,700 shares. The stock ranged in price between $3.00-$3.14 after having opened the day at $3.13 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $3.12. Other companies within the Media industry that declined today were: ChinaNet Online Holdings ( CNET), down 16.9%, Discovery Communications ( DISCB), down 8.6%, NTN Buzztime ( NTN), down 8.2% and Sizmek ( SZMK), down 6.0%.

Sirius XM Holdings Inc. provides satellite radio services in the United States and Canada. Sirius XM Holdings has a market cap of $19.2 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 10.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Sirius XM Holdings a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Sirius XM Holdings as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself.

On the positive front, YuMe ( YUME), up 5.3%, New York Times Company ( NYT), up 4.7%, World Wrestling Entertainment Inc. Class A ( WWE), up 3.8% and Pandora Media ( P), up 3.6% , were all gainers within the media industry with Lions Gate Entertainment Corporation ( LGF) being today's featured media industry leader.

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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