US Airways Group Rises On Unusually High Volume (LCC)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- US Airways Group (NYSE: LCC) is trading at unusually high volume Thursday with 16.4 million shares changing hands. It is currently at 2.7 times its average daily volume and trading up 55 cents (+3.8%) at $15.11 as of 4 p.m. ET.

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US Airways Group has a market cap of $2.29 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 4.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

US Airways Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides air transportation for passengers and cargo. The company has a P/E ratio of 5.1, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates US Airways Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, notable return on equity and impressive record of earnings per share growth. 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 US Airways Group Ratings Report.

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