The ratings of four Media stocks are down this week, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).
Valassis Communications‘s (NYSE:VCI) rating falls to a D (“sell”) this week, down from C (“hold”) the week prior. Valassis Communications is a media and marketing services company. As of Oct. 29, 2012, 27.3% of outstanding Valassis Communications shares were held short. For a full analysis of VCI stock, visit Portfolio Grader.
This week, ReachLocal Inc.‘s (NASDAQ:RLOC) rating worsens to a D from the company’s C rating a week ago. ReachLocal offers a comprehensive suite of online marketing and reporting solutions, including search engine marketing, display advertising, remarketing and online marketing analytics, each targeted to the SMB market. RLOC shares are down 5.6% from a month ago. To get an in-depth look at RLOC, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RLOC stock.
DreamWorks (NASDAQ:DWA) earns a F (“strong sell”) this week, moving down from last week’s grade of D (“sell”). Dreamworks produces animated films for theatrical, home entertainment, and television markets worldwide. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Surprise, Margin Growth, and Sales Growth. As of Oct. 29, 2012, 21.9% of outstanding DreamWorks shares were held short. Shares of the stock have been exchanging at an usually rapid pace, twice the rate of the week prior. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 25.80. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DWA stock.
Clear Channel Outdoor (NYSE:CCO) earns a F this week, moving down from last week’s grade of D. Clear Channel Outdoor owns and operates advertising display faces primarily in the United States, Canada, Latin America, Asia, Australia, and Europe. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Revisions, Equity, and Cash Flow. To get an in-depth look at CCO, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CCO stock.
Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader 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.