Grupo Televisa S.A.B. (TV): Today's Featured Services Laggard

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Grupo Televisa S.A.B ( TV) pushed the Services sector lower today making it today's featured Services laggard. The sector as a whole closed the day up 0.9%. By the end of trading, Grupo Televisa S.A.B fell $0.48 (-1.4%) to $32.59 on light volume. Throughout the day, 1,195,788 shares of Grupo Televisa S.A.B exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2,641,000 shares. The stock ranged in price between $32.50-$33.22 after having opened the day at $33.11 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $33.07. Other companies within the Services sector that declined today were: bebe stores ( BEBE), down 9.9%, InterCloud Systems ( ICLD), down 8.3%, RadioShack ( RSH), down 7.6% and Newlead Holdings ( NEWL), down 6.6%.

Grupo Televisa, S.A.B. operates as a media company. Grupo Televisa S.A.B has a market cap of $19.0 billion and is part of the media industry. Shares are up 9.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate 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, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income.

On the positive front, Sport Chalet ( SPCHB), up 14.8%, ENGlobal Corporation ( ENG), up 11.7%, Rada Electronics Industries ( RADA), up 11.3% and Rent-A-Center ( RCII), up 10.7% , were all gainers within the services sector with Time Warner Cable ( TWC) being today's featured services sector leader.

For investors not wanting singular stock exposure, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the services sector could consider iShares Dow Jones US Cons Services ( IYC) while those bearish on the services sector could consider ProShares Ultra Short Consumer Sers ( SCC).

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