5 Media Stocks to Buy Now

VCI, SCHL, AMCX, LGF, KNOL improve in weekly rankings

   
5 Media Stocks to Buy Now

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

Valassis Communications (NYSE:VCI) is making progress this week as its rating of C (“hold”) from last week increases to a B (“buy”) rating this week. Valassis Communications is a media and marketing services company. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Growth, Earnings Surprise, Equity, and Cash Flow, VCI also gets A’s. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 9.00. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VCI stock.

Scholastic (NASDAQ:SCHL) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a C last week to a B. Scholastic publishes and distributes children’s books. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SCHL stock.

AMC Networks (NASDAQ:AMCX) is making headway this week, with the company’s rating improving to an A (“strong buy”) from a B (“buy”) last week. AMC Networks owns and operates cable television’s brands delivering content to audiences and a platform to distributors and advertisers in the United States and internationally. The stock price has risen 12.2% over the past month, better than the 7.2% decrease the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AMCX stock.

Lions Gate Entertainment’s (NYSE:LGF) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to a A from last week’s B. Lions Gate Entertainment develops, produces, and distributes filmed entertainment content. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LGF stock.

Knology (NASDAQ:KNOL) earns a A this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of B. Knology is a fully integrated provider of video, voice and advanced communications services to residential customers in the southeastern United States. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KNOL 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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