NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Virgin Media (Nasdaq: VMED) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $30.28, above its previous 52-week high of $30.26 with 1.5 million shares traded as of 3:16 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 3.9 million shares over the past 30 days.

Virgin Media has a market cap of $9.7 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are up 10.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Virgin Media Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides of entertainment and communications services in the United Kingdom. The company operates through three segments: Consumer, Business, and Content.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Virgin Media as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company has not been very careful in the management of its balance sheet. You can view the full Virgin Media Ratings Report.

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