Liberty Media Stock Gaps Up On Today's Open (LMCA)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Shares of Liberty Media Corporation (Nasdaq: LMCA) were gapping up Wednesday morning with an open price 13.8% higher than Tuesday's closing price. The stock closed at $109.83 Tuesday and opened today's trading at $124.97.

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The average volume for Liberty Media has been 391,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Liberty Media has a market cap of $13.56 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are up 5.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Liberty Media Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in media, communications, and entertainment businesses primarily in North America. The company has a P/E ratio of 1.6, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

TheStreet Ratings rates Liberty Media as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. You can view the full Liberty Media Ratings Report.

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