Liberty Global Rises On Unusually High Volume (LBTYA)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Liberty Global (Nasdaq: LBTYA) is trading at unusually high volume Friday with 3.2 million shares changing hands. It is currently at 4.7 times its average daily volume and trading up $1.88 (+3.3%) at $59.57 as of 4 p.m. ET.

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Liberty Global has a market cap of $8.28 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are up 40.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Liberty Global, Inc. provides video, broadband Internet, and telephony services primarily in Europe and Chile.

TheStreet Ratings rates Liberty Global as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk and disappointing return on equity. You can view the full Liberty Global Ratings Report.

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