Charter Communications ( CHTR) pushed the Media industry higher today making it today's featured media winner. The industry as a whole closed the day up 0.5%. By the end of trading, Charter Communications rose $1.22 (2%) to $62.24 on average volume. Throughout the day, 349,827 shares of Charter Communications exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 313,200 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $60.93-$62.56 after having opened the day at $60.93 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $61.02. Other companies within the Media industry that increased today were: Emmis Communications ( EMMS), up 24.8%, ReachLocal ( RLOC), up 17.7%, Inuvo ( INUV), up 8.2%, and Gray Television ( GTN), up 7.9%. 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 $6.08 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 7.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are four analysts that rate Charter Communications a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and three rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Charter Communications as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its generally weak debt management, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow.
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