Scripps Networks Interactive Rises On Unusually High Volume (SNI)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Scripps Networks Interactive (NYSE: SNI) is trading at unusually high volume Tuesday with 1.8 million shares changing hands. It is currently at 2.1 times its average daily volume and trading up $1.34 (+2.3%) at $59.12 as of 4:04 p.m. ET.

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Scripps Networks Interactive has a market cap of $6.74 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are up 0.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. operates as a lifestyle content company in the United States and internationally. It engages in the operation of television networks, including Home and Garden Television, Food Network, Travel Channel, DIY Network, Cooking Channel, and Great American Country. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.8, equal to the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Scripps Networks Interactive as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. You can view the full Scripps Networks Interactive Ratings Report.

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