8 Media Stocks to Sell Now

by Portfolio Grader | September 24, 2012 1:35 pm

8 Media Stocks to Sell Now

This week, the overall grades of eight Media stocks are lower, according to the Portfolio Grader[1] database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

This week, Arbitron (NYSE:ARB[2]) falls to a D (“sell”), worse than last week’s grade of C (“hold”). Arbitron is a media and marketing information services firm. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ARB stock[3].

Harte-Hanks‘s (NYSE:HHS[4]) rating falls this week to a F (“strong sell”), down from last week’s D (“sell”). Harte-Hanks owns and operates a direct marketing company that provides a full range of specialized, coordinated, and integrated direct marketing services to companies in a wide variety of industries. In Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, Cash Flow, and Margin Growth the stock gets F’s. The price of HHS declined 0.1% from a month ago worse than the 3.3% increase for the S&P 500 over the same period. For a full analysis of HHS stock, visit Portfolio Grader[5].

World Wrestling Entertainment (NYSE:WWE[6]) earns a D this week, falling from last week’s grade of C. World Wrestling Entertainment is engaged in the development, production and marketing of television and pay-per-view event programming and live events, and the licensing and sale of consumer products featuring its World Wrestling Entertainment brands. To get an in-depth look at WWE, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WWE stock[7].

The rating of Rentrak Corp. (NASDAQ:RENT[8]) declines this week from a C to a D. Rentrak is an information management company serving the media, entertainment, retail, advertising and manufacturing industries. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Revisions, and Equity. The stock price has dropped 6.7% over the past month, worse than the 3.7% increase the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RENT stock[9].

This is a rough week for Entercom Communications (NYSE:ETM[10]). The company’s rating falls to D from the previous week’s C. Entercom Communications is a radio broadcasting company with operations in the United States. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, and Margin Growth. To get an in-depth look at ETM, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ETM stock[11].

This week, Digital Generation (NASDAQ:DGIT[12]) drops from a D to a F rating. DG FastChannel provides digital technology services that allow the electronic delivery of advertisements, syndicated programs, and video news releases to traditional broadcasters, online publishers and other media outlets. The stock receives F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, Earnings Revisions, and Margin Growth. As of Sept. 24, 2012, 26.3% of outstanding Digital Generation shares were held short. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 127.80. For a full analysis of DGIT stock, visit Portfolio Grader[13].

The rating of Grupo Televisa (NYSE:TV[14]) slips from a C to a D. Grupo Televisa operates media and entertainment businesses in the Spanish speaking world. Over the last month, shares of the company are down 0.4%. To get an in-depth look at TV, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TV stock[15].

Entravision Communications (NYSE:EVC[16]) earns a D this week, moving down from last week’s grade of C. Entravision Communications conducts television, radio, outdoor, and publishing operations. For a full analysis of EVC stock, visit Portfolio Grader[17].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[1] 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[18].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. ARB: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ARB
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ARB stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ARB
  4. HHS: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=HHS
  5. For a full analysis of HHS stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=HHS
  6. WWE: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=WWE
  7. To get an in-depth look at WWE, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WWE stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=WWE
  8. RENT: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=RENT
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RENT stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=RENT
  10. ETM: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ETM
  11. To get an in-depth look at ETM, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ETM stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=ETM
  12. DGIT: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=DGIT
  13. For a full analysis of DGIT stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=DGIT
  14. TV: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TV
  15. To get an in-depth look at TV, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TV stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=TV
  16. EVC: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=EVC
  17. For a full analysis of EVC stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=EVC
  18. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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