7 Media Stocks to Buy Now

DISCA, ARB, KNOL, SALM, TVL, RLOC, AHC improve in weekly rankings

   
7 Media Stocks to Buy Now

The grades of seven 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.

Discovery Communications (NASDAQ:DISCA) is making headway this week, with the company’s rating improving to an A (“strong buy”) from a B (“buy”) last week. Discovery Communications is a global media and entertainment company that provides programming across multiple distribution platforms. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Cash Flow, DISCA also gets an A. Shares of DISCA have increased 6% over the past month, better than the 4.3% increase the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DISCA stock.

Arbitron (NYSE:ARB) is making progress this week as its rating of C (“hold”) from last week increases to a B (“buy”) rating this week. Arbitron is a media and marketing information services firm. Investors seem to agree with the upgraded status of the stock, and have pushed the stock up 22.1% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ARB stock.

Knology’s (NASDAQ:KNOL) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to a A from last week’s 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.

This is a strong week for Salem Communications (NASDAQ:SALM). The company’s rating climbs to A from the previous week’s B. Salem Communications is a radio broadcasting company that provides programming targeted at audiences interested in religious and family issues. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SALM stock.

Lin TV (NYSE:TVL) boosts its rating from a B to a A this week. LIN TV operates various television stations and provides management and sales services to other stations. Wall Street seems to agree with the upgrade and has propelled the stock up 36.4% over the past month. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 5.30. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TVL stock.

ReachLocal Inc. (NASDAQ:RLOC) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a B to a A. 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. Wall Street has pushed the stock higher by 27.1% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RLOC stock.

This week, A. H. Belo Corp. Series A’s (NYSE:AHC) ratings are up from a C last week to a B. A. H. Belo operates as a newspaper publishing, and local news and information company primarily in the United States. Investors have pushed the stock price up 9.8% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AHC 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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