The movie & entertainment industry is undergoing a technological revolution thanks to Web and digital advances. Success for M&E companies will depend on how efficiently they adapt to the new technologies and behaviors of consumers. The new environment is characterized by the widespread availability of digital content on the Web coupled with equally widespread use of smart phones and other mobile devices that make high quality media consumption possible. M&E usually does better than the economy in expansion and it can be a good hedge against a recession. Let's take a look at some of the best M&E companies TheStreet Quant Ratings says you should add to your portfolio, immediately. Number 3 is Cinemark Holdings. With an 'A' rating, the company's strengths can be seen in its revenue growth and compelling growth in net income. 2nd is, Time Warner. This rating is an 'A.' Time Warner thrives in its expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. Number 1 is The Walt Disney Company. With an 'A+' rating the company flourishes in its revenue growth and earnings per share growth. TheStreet Ratings are algorithmic stock picks based on 32 major data points. S&P 500 stocks rated 'buy' yielded a 16.5% return in 2014, beating the S&P 500 Total Return Index by more than 300 basis points. For the full reports on these stocks, you can check out TheStreet.com/QuantRatings.
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