Today's Stocks Driving Success For The Media Industry

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Two out of the three major indices are trading lower today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 68 points (-0.4%) at 17,105 as of Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,162 issues advancing vs. 1,797 declining with 186 unchanged.

The Media industry currently sits down 0.6% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.2%.

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

3. Sirius XM Holdings ( SIRI) is one of the companies pushing the Media industry higher today. As of noon trading, Sirius XM Holdings is up $0.02 (0.7%) to $3.54 on heavy volume. Thus far, 30.9 million shares of Sirius XM Holdings exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 40.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $3.48-$3.58 after having opened the day at $3.49 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $3.52.

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Sirius XM Holdings Inc. provides satellite radio services in the United States and Canada. Sirius XM Holdings has a market cap of $20.2 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 0.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 7 analysts who rate Sirius XM Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 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, notable return on equity, 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. Get the full Sirius XM Holdings Ratings Report now.

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