3 Media Stocks to Sell Now

by Portfolio Grader | October 7, 2013 2:30 pm

The ratings of three Media stocks are down this week, according to the Portfolio Grader[1] database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

This week, Hemisphere Media Group, Inc. Class A (NASDAQ:HMTV[2]) falls to a D (“sell”), worse than last week’s grade of C (“hold”). Hemisphere Media Group operates as a media company which through its subsidiaries owns and operates Hispanic television and cable networks. The stock price has fallen 6.6% over the past month, worse than the 1.3% decrease the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. Trade volume fell markedly in the past week, standing at half of the previous rate. To get an in-depth look at HMTV, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HMTV stock[3].

This week, CTC Media, Inc. (NASDAQ:CTCM[4]) drops from a C to a D rating. CTC Media is an independent media company that operates three Russian television networks. In Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, Earnings Surprise, and Margin Growth the stock gets F’s. The volume of trades has dropped off significantly in the past week, down to half the previous rate. For a full analysis of CTCM stock, visit Portfolio Grader[5].

Digital Generation, Inc. (NASDAQ:DGIT[6]) ratings are on the decline this week as the company earns an F (“strong sell”). Last week, it received a D (“sell”). DG FastChannel provides digital technology services that allow the electronic delivery of advertisements, syndicated programs, and video news releases to traditional broadcasters, online publishers and other media outlets. The stock receives F’s in Earnings Momentum, Earnings Revisions, and Equity. Cash Flow and Margin Growth also get F’s. As of Oct. 7, 2013, 15.3% of outstanding Digital Generation, Inc. shares were held short. In the past week, trade volume fell significantly to half the previous rate. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DGIT stock[7].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[8] 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[9].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. HMTV: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=HMTV
  3. To get an in-depth look at HMTV, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HMTV stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=HMTV
  4. CTCM: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CTCM
  5. For a full analysis of CTCM stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CTCM
  6. DGIT: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=DGIT
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of DGIT stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=DGIT
  8. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  9. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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