6 Media Stocks to Buy Now

by Portfolio Grader | August 13, 2012 1:00 pm

This week, six Media stocks are improving their overall ratings on Portfolio Grader[1]. Each of these stocks is rated an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

Journal Communications (NYSE:JRN[2]) ups its rating to a B (“buy”) this week after earning a C (“hold”) in the week before. Journal Communications is a diversified media and communications company. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Momentum and Cash Flow, JRN also gets A’s. Shares of the company are up 8.3% from last month, better than the 4.8% increase for the S&P 500 during the same period. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of JRN stock[3].

Lin TV‘s (NYSE:TVL[4]) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a C last week to a B. LIN TV operates various television stations and provides management and sales services to other stations. Shares of TVL have increased 18% over the past month. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 3.1. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TVL stock[5].

Omnicom Group‘s (NYSE:OMC[6]) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to a B from last week’s C. Omnicom Group provides advertising, marketing and corporate communications services. Investors seem to agree with the upgraded status of the stock, and have pushed the stock up 9.1% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of OMC stock[7].

McGraw-Hill (NYSE:MHP[8]) is seeing ratings go up from a C last week to a B this week. McGraw-Hill operates in the finance, business, education, construction, medical and health, energy, automotive, aerospace, defense, and broadcasting markets. MHP shares have gone up 10% over the last month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MHP stock[9].

The rating of DIRECTV (NASDAQ:DTV[10]) moves up this week, rising from a C to a B. DIRECTV provides digital television entertainment in the United States and Latin America. The price of DTV has increased 7% since last month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DTV stock[11].

Crown Media Holdings (NASDAQ:CRWN[12]) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a C to a B. Crown Media Holdings owns and operates a pay television channel, known as the Hallmark Channel, dedicated to high-quality entertainment programming for adults and families. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 3.1. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CRWN stock[13].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[14] stock ranking system assesses roughly 5,000 companies every week based on a number of fundamental and quantitative measures. Stocks are given a letter grade based on their results — with A being “strong buy,” and F being “strong sell.” Explore the tool here[15].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. JRN: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=JRN
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of JRN stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=JRN
  4. TVL: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TVL
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TVL stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TVL
  6. OMC: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=OMC
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of OMC stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=OMC
  8. MHP: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MHP
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MHP stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MHP
  10. DTV: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=DTV
  11. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DTV stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=DTV
  12. CRWN: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CRWN
  13. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CRWN stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CRWN
  14. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  15. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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