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Relatively Low Beta Detected in Shares of Martha Stewart Living in the Publishing Industry (MSO, TRI, MDP, SCHL, NYT)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Publishing industry with the lowest betas. Lower-beta stocks mean minimal volatility and are therefore generally considered to be a less risk and offer more stable returns.

Martha Stewart Living ranks lowest with a a beta of 0.4. Following is Thomson Reuters with a a beta of 0.8. Meredith ranks third lowest with a a beta of 0.9.

Scholastic follows with a a beta of 0.9, and The New York Times rounds out the bottom five with a a beta of 1.1.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Martha Stewart Living on June 18th, 2015 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $5.80. Since that recommendation, shares of Martha Stewart Living have risen 10.7%. We continue to monitor Martha Stewart Living for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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