5 Media Stocks to Buy Now

by Portfolio Grader | October 29, 2012 4:32 pm

The grades of five Media stocks are better this week, according to the Portfolio Grader[1] database. Every one of these stocks has an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”) rating.

IMAX‘s (NYSE:IMAX[2]) grade is moving up to a B (“buy”) this week from last week’s C (“hold”). IMAX designs and manufactures digital imaging and sound technologies for IMAX and IMAX 3D formats. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Growth and Earnings Momentum, IMAX also gets A’s. The stock price has risen 12.5% over the past month, better than the 2% decrease the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. Shares of the stock have been changing hands at an unusually rapid pace, twice the rate of the week prior. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of IMAX stock[3].

RRSat Global Communications (NASDAQ:RRST[4]) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a C last week to a B. RRsat Global Communications Network distributes video and audio programming by satellite. In the past week, the volume of trades plummeted to half the previous rate. Shares of the company are up 9.8% from a month ago. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RRST stock[5].

Saga Communications‘s (AMEX:SGA[6]) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to a B from last week’s C. Saga Communications is a broadcast company mainly engaged in acquiring, developing and operating radio and television stations. The price of SGA has increased 1.4% from last month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SGA stock[7].

The rating of Interpublic Group (NYSE:IPG[8]) moves up this week, rising from a C to a B. Interpublic Group is an organization of advertising agencies and marketing service companies. Shares of the stock have been trading at an exceptionally rapid pace, up fourfold from the week prior. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of IPG stock[9].

Nexstar Broadcasting Group (NASDAQ:NXST[10]) earns a B this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of C. Nexstar Broadcasting Group is a television broadcasting company focused exclusively on the acquisition, development and operation of television stations in medium-sized markets in the United States. NXST shares are up 3% from a month prior. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NXST stock[11].

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[12].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. IMAX: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=IMAX
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of IMAX stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=IMAX
  4. RRST: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=RRST
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RRST stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=RRST
  6. SGA: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SGA
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SGA stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SGA
  8. IPG: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=IPG
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of IPG stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=IPG
  10. NXST: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NXST
  11. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NXST stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=NXST
  12. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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