3 Stocks Pushing The Media Industry Lower

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All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 81 points (0.5%) at 17,082 as of Monday, Aug. 25, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,780 issues advancing vs. 1,159 declining with 188 unchanged.

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

TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry lower today:

3. Liberty Global ( LBTYK) is one of the companies pushing the Media industry lower today. As of noon trading, Liberty Global is down $0.38 (-0.9%) to $41.42 on light volume. Thus far, 673,102 shares of Liberty Global exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.3 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $41.29-$41.92 after having opened the day at $41.89 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $41.80.

Liberty Global plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides video, broadband Internet, fixed-line telephony, and mobile services in Europe, Chile, Puerto Rico, and internationally. Liberty Global has a market cap of $23.4 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 0.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

TheStreet Ratings rates Liberty Global as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and increase in stock price during the past year. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, generally higher debt management risk and disappointing return on equity. Get the full Liberty Global Ratings Report now.

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