NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of Crown Media Holdings (Nasdaq: CRWN) have taken a tremendous swing upward. The stock is trading at $1.70 as of 9:31 a.m. ET, 42.9% above Friday's closing price of $1.19. Volume is at 13,873, 0.1 times the daily average of 125,600.

Crown Media has a market cap of $435.2 million and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are down 54.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Crown Media Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiary, Crown Media United States, LLC, owns and operates pay television channels in the United States and Puerto Rico.

TheStreet Ratings rates Crown Media as a hold. 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 generally poor debt management, weak operating cash flow and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. You can view the full Crown Media Ratings Report.

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