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) pushed the Media industry higher today making it today's featured media winner. The industry as a whole closed the day up 1.1%. By the end of trading, Charter Communications Inc Class A rose $7.70 (6.1%) to $134.66 on heavy volume. Throughout the day, 3,638,762 shares of Charter Communications Inc Class A exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 627,100 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $126.80-$134.98 after having opened the day at $131.00 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $126.96. Other companies within the Media industry that increased today were:
), up 10.4%,
), up 10.0%,
), up 6.2% and
), up 6.0%.
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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 Inc Class A has a market cap of $13.2 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 66.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Charter Communications Inc Class A a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates Charter Communications Inc Class A as a
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins.
- You can view the full Charter Communications Inc Class A Ratings Report.
On the negative front,
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), down 4.3%,
), down 4.0% and
), down 3.4% , were all laggards within the media industry with
) being today's media industry laggard.
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