NEW YORK (

TheStreet

) -- Shares of

Acorn International

(NYSE:

ATV

) have taken a tremendous swing upward. The stock is trading at $4.39 as of 3:02 p.m. ET, 20.9% above Tuesday's closing price of $3.63. Volume is at 19,421, 0.8 times the daily average of 23,900.

Acorn International has a market cap of $115.5 million and is part of the

services

sector and

retail

industry. Shares are down 14% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Acorn International, Inc., an integrated multi-platform marketing company, operates TV direct sales businesses and a nationwide off-TV distribution network. Its TV direct sales platform consists of airtime purchased from national and local channels.

TheStreet Ratings rates Acorn International as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. You can view the full

Acorn International Ratings Report

.

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