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5 Media Stocks to Buy Now

MEG, RLOC, SGA, VMED, KNOL, TVL improve in weekly rankings


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

Media General (NYSE:MEG) is progressing from last week’s rating of B (“buy”) as the company improves to an A (“strong buy”) this week. Media General is a diversified communications company situated primarily in the southeastern United States. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Earnings Momentum, MEG also gets an A. The stock price has risen 17.9% over the past month, better than the 4.1% increase the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MEG stock.

ReachLocal Inc. (NASDAQ:RLOC) is bettering its rating of C (“hold”) from last week to a B (“buy”) this week. 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. Over the past month, the price of RLOC has increased 1.7%. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RLOC stock.

Saga Communications (AMEX:SGA) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a C to a B. Saga Communications is a broadcast company mainly engaged in acquiring, developing and operating radio and television stations. Shares of SGA have increased 7.4% from a month prior. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SGA stock.

Virgin Media‘s (NASDAQ:VMED) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to a B from last week’s C. Virgin Media provides broadband Internet, television, mobile telephony and fixed line telephony services in the United Kingdom. VMED shares increased 10.9% from a month ago. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VMED stock.

The rating of Lin TV (NYSE:TVL) moves up this week, rising from a B to a A. LIN TV operates various television stations and provides management and sales services to other stations. Wall Street has pushed the stock higher by 26.5% over the past month. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 3.80. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TVL 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.

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