Liberty Global Reaches New 52-Week High (LBTYA)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Liberty Global (Nasdaq: LBTYA) hit a new 52-week high Thursday as it is currently trading at $75.78, above its previous 52-week high of $75.63 with 1.4 million shares traded as of 12:46 p.m. ET. Average volume has been 3.1 million shares over the past 30 days.

Liberty Global has a market cap of $10.42 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are up 17% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Liberty Global, Inc. provides video, broadband Internet, and telephony services to residential and business customers primarily in Europe and Chile. The company operates in three segments: UPC/Unity Division, Telenet, and VTR Group.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Liberty Global as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company has favored debt over equity in the management of its balance sheet. You can view the full Liberty Global Ratings Report.

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