) pushed the Media industry higher today making it today's featured media winner. The industry as a whole closed the day down 1.2%. By the end of trading, Virgin Media rose 14 cents (0.6%) to $23.56 on average volume. Throughout the day, 3.2 million shares of Virgin Media exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.6 million shares. The stock ranged in a price between $23.09-$23.61 after having opened the day at $23.19 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $23.41. Other companies within the Media industry that increased today were:
), up 12.7%,
), up 9.1%,
), up 8.8%, and
), up 8.3%.
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Virgin Media Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides entertainment and communications services in the United Kingdom. Virgin Media has a market cap of $6.44 billion and is part of the
sector. Shares are up 9.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are four analysts that rate Virgin Media a buy, one analyst rates it a sell, and two rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates Virgin Media as a
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and revenue growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, generally poor debt management and weak operating cash flow.
- You can view the full Virgin Media Ratings Report.
On the negative front,
), down 8.8%,
), down 6.6%,
), down 6.3%, and
), down 6.2%, were all losers within the media industry with
) being today's media industry loser.
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