AOL Rises On Unusually High Volume (AOL)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- AOL (NYSE: AOL) is trading at unusually high volume Friday with 3.9 million shares changing hands. It is currently at 2.7 times its average daily volume and trading up $2.57 (+8.2%) at $33.98 as of 11:17 a.m. ET.

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AOL has a market cap of $2.58 billion and is part of the technology sector and internet industry. Shares are up 4% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

AOL Inc. operates as a Web services company that offers a suite of brands and offerings for the worldwide audience. Its business spans online content, products, and services for consumers, publishers, and advertisers. The company has a P/E ratio of 2.9, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates AOL as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's profit margins have been poor overall. You can view the full AOL Ratings Report.

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