5 Media Stocks to Buy Now

by Portfolio Grader | November 19, 2012 2:15 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.

Valassis Communications (NYSE:VCI[2]) 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[3].

Scholastic (NASDAQ:SCHL[4]) 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[5].

AMC Networks (NASDAQ:AMCX[6]) 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 televisionÂ’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[7].

Lions Gate Entertainment’s (NYSE:LGF[8]) 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[9].

Knology (NASDAQ:KNOL[10]) 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[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. VCI: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=VCI
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VCI stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=VCI
  4. SCHL: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SCHL
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SCHL stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SCHL
  6. AMCX: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=AMCX
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AMCX stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=AMCX
  8. LGF: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LGF
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of LGF stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=LGF
  10. KNOL: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=KNOL
  11. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KNOL stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=KNOL
  12. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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