Virgin Media Stock Gaps Up On Today's Open (VMED)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of Virgin Media (Nasdaq: VMED) were gapping up Tuesday morning with an open price 17.6% higher than Monday's closing price. The stock closed at $38.69 Monday and opened today's trading at $45.50.

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The average volume for Virgin Media has been 2.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Virgin Media has a market cap of $10.64 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are up 5.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Virgin Media Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides entertainment and communications services in the United Kingdom.

TheStreet Ratings rates Virgin Media as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. You can view the full Virgin Media Ratings Report.

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