Liberty Global Rises On Unusually High Volume (LBTYK)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Liberty Global (Nasdaq: LBTYK) is trading at unusually high volume Friday with two million shares changing hands. It is currently at two times its average daily volume and trading up $2.59 (+3.8%) at $71.40 as of 3:46 p.m. ET.

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Liberty Global has a market cap of $7.19 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are up 16% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

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.

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 compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk and weak operating cash flow. You can view the full Liberty Global Ratings Report.

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