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) pushed the Media industry lower today making it today's featured Media laggard. The industry as a whole closed the day up 0.3%. By the end of trading, Charter Communications fell $1.13 (-1.4%) to $78.15 on light volume. Throughout the day, 383,806 shares of Charter Communications exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 526,500 shares. The stock ranged in price between $77.93-$79.21 after having opened the day at $79.06 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $79.28. Other companies within the Media industry that declined today were:
), down 39%,
), down 16.7%,
), down 6.3%, and
), down 5.7%.
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Charter Communications, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides entertainment, information, and communications solutions to residential and commercial customers in the United States. Charter Communications has a market cap of $7.88 billion and is part of the
sector. Shares are up 37.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are four analysts that rate Charter Communications a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and four rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates Charter Communications as a
. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its generally high debt management risk and disappointing return on equity.
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On the positive front,
), up 17.8%,
), up 13.2%,
), up 7.1%, and
), up 6.3%, were all gainers within the media industry with
) being today's featured media industry leader.
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