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Technical Data on Media Stocks -- Discovery Communications, DIRECTV, Time Warner Cable, Cablevision Systems, and Lamar Advertising

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LONDON, August 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

On Tuesday, August 19, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,527.51, up 0.43%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the day 0.48% higher at 16,919.59, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,981.60, up 0.50%. The gains were broad based as nine out of ten sectors ended the session in positive. The S&P 500 Consumer Discretionary Sector Index ended the day at 540.69, up 0.76%, and the index has advanced 1.01% in the last one month. Investor-Edge has initiated coverage on the following equities: Discovery Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: DISCA), DIRECTV (NASDAQ: DTV), Time Warner Cable Inc. (NYSE: TWC), Cablevision Systems Corporation (NYSE: CVC), and Lamar Advertising Company (NASDAQ: LAMR). Free research on these five companies can be accessed at:  


On Tuesday, shares in Discovery Communications Inc. recorded a trading volume of 1.81 million shares, close to its three months average volume of 1.88 million shares. The stock finished the day at $44.43, up 0.09%, and registered an intraday range of $43.90 and $44.61. Shares of Discovery Communications Inc. have advanced 2.20% in the last one month and 18.06% in the past three months. However, the stock has declined 3.81% on YTD basis. Furthermore, the company's stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. The stock's 200-day moving average of $41.58 is above its 50-day moving average of $40.87. Additionally, shares of Discovery Communications Inc. traded at a PE ratio of 27.42 and have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 66.06. Sign up and read the free notes on DISCA at:


DIRECTV's stock advanced 0.56%, to close Tuesday's session at an intra-day high of $84.66, after oscillating between $83.86 and $84.66. The stock recorded a trading volume of 2.58 million shares, below its three months average volume of 4.24 million shares. Over the last one month, DIRECTV's shares have lost 2.64%. However, over the past three months and from the beginning of 2014, the stock has gained 0.01% and 22.59%, respectively. The shares are trading above its 200-day moving average. The stock's 50-day moving average of $85.12 is above its 200-day moving average of $76.36. Further, DIRECTV's stock traded at a PE ratio of 14.47 and has an RSI of 40.26. The complimentary notes on DTV can be downloaded as in PDF format at:


On Tuesday, shares in Time Warner Cable Inc. finished the session 0.34% lower at $147.92. A total of 1.05 million shares were traded, which was below its three months average volume of 1.50 million shares. The stock moved between $147.39 and $148.76 during the session. Over the last one month, Time Warner Cable Inc.'s shares have fallen by 0.36%. However, the stock has gone up 6.86% over the past three months and 9.17% since the start of this year. The company's shares are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Moreover, the stock's 50-day moving average of $146.59 is greater than its 200-day moving average of $138.08. Shares of Time Warner Cable Inc. traded at a PE ratio of 20.56 and have an RSI of 54.73. Register for free on Investor-Edge and access the latest research on TWC at:


Cablevision Systems Corp.'s stock fluctuated between $18.23 and $18.52 before ending Tuesday's session up 1.04%, at $18.47. The stock reported a trading volume of 2.13 million shares, below its three months average volume of 2.82 million shares. Further, Cablevision Systems Corp.'s shares have declined 1.55% over the last one month. However, the stock has surged 5.78% over the past three months and 3.01% on YTD basis. The company is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. The stock's 50-day moving average of $18.13 is greater than its 200-day moving average of $17.03. Moreover, shares of Cablevision Systems Corp. traded at a PE ratio of 20.28 and have an RSI of 48.49. The complete research on CVC is available for free at:


Lamar Advertising Co.'s stock gained 0.24%, to close Tuesday's session at $51.38, after vacillating between $51.24 and $51.56. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.45 million shares, above its three months average volume of 1.21 million shares. Over the last one month and from the beginning of 2014, Lamar Advertising Co.'s shares have lost 3.10% and 1.67%, respectively. However, over the past three months, the stock has gained 3.43%. The stock is trading above its 200-day moving average. The stock's 50-day moving average of $51.55 is above its 200-day moving average of $50.79. Further, Lamar Advertising Co.'s stock traded at a PE ratio of 75.78 and has an RSI of 50.79. Free in depth research on LAMR is available at:


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