8 Media Stocks to Buy Now

NXST, KNOL, DEXO, FSCI, TV, MORN, BONA, NWSA improve in weekly rankings

   
8 Media Stocks to Buy Now

The grades of eight 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.

Nexstar Broadcasting Group (NASDAQ:NXST) is progressing from last week’s rating of B (“buy”) as the company improves to an A (“strong buy”) this week. 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. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Momentum, Earnings Surprise, and Cash Flow, NXST also gets A’s. The stock price has risen 26.9% over the past month, better than the 5.3% increase the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NXST stock.

This is a strong week for Knology (NASDAQ:KNOL). The company’s rating climbs to A from the previous 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.

Dex One (NYSE:DEXO) ups its rating to a B (“buy”) this week after earning a C (“hold”) in the week before. Dex One is a marketing solutions company that offers various solutions to promote businesses on the Internet through its proprietary search engine marketing product, DexNet. Investors have pushed the stock price up 22.2% over the past month. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 1.00. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DEXO stock.

Fisher Communications (NASDAQ:FSCI) boosts its rating from a B to an A this week. Fisher Communications is involved in television and radio broadcasting operations, television programming development, and production and satellite teleport operations. Wall Street seems to agree with the upgrade and has propelled the stock up 34.5% over the past month. The stock currently has a trailing PE Ratio of 8.30. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of FSCI stock.

Grupo Televisa (NYSE:TV) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a B last week to an A. Grupo Televisa operates media and entertainment businesses in the Spanish speaking world. Wall Street has pushed the stock higher by 7% over the past month. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 0.30. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TV stock.

The rating of Morningstar (NASDAQ:MORN) moves up this week, rising from a C to a B. Morningstar is an investment information and services company providing data, research, and analysis of mutual funds, stocks, and variable annuities. Investors seem to agree with the upgraded status of the stock, and have pushed the stock up 5.6% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MORN stock.

Bona Film (NASDAQ:BONA) improves from a C to a B rating this week. Bona Film Group distributes films through virtually all of the theater circuits in China. Investors have pushed the stock price up 9% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BONA stock.

News Corp.’s (NASDAQ:NWSA) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to an A from last week’s B. News Corp. is a global media company with operations engaged in producing, acquiring, and licensing various operations in film, television, cable network programming, direct broadcast satellite TV, integrated marketing services, newspapers, magazines and books publishing. Investors seem to agree with the upgraded status of the stock, and have pushed the stock up 8.7% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NWSA 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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