NASDAQ:LBTYK - Liberty Global Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$24.08 +0.28 (+1.18 %)
(As of 11/15/2018 03:49 PM ET)
Previous Close$23.80
Today's Range$23.34 - $24.24
52-Week Range$22.56 - $37.86
Volume497,706 shs
Average Volume3.07 million shs
Market Capitalization$18.09 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.48
Liberty Global plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides video, broadband Internet, fixed-line telephony, mobile, and other communications services to residential customers and businesses in Europe. It offers video services, including digital video programming and audio services starting with a basic video service, video-on-demand, electronic programming guide, various premium channel packages, digital video recorders, various mobile applications, and set-top boxes. The company provides entertainment, sports, movies, documentaries, lifestyles, news, adult, children, and ethnic and foreign channels. It also offers Wi-Fi and Internet services, such as email, address book, and parental controls; security; online storage solutions and Web spaces; and Connect Box, a connectivity device that delivers in-home Wi-Fi coverage. Additionally, it offers community Wi-Fi via routers in home, which provides access to the Internet; public Wi-Fi access points in train stations, hotels, bars, restaurants, and other public places. In addition, the company provides circuit-switched telephony services; and mobile services comprising voice, short message service, and Internet access. Further, it offers voice, advanced data, video, wireless, cloud-based services, and mobile and converged fixed-mobile services to small or home offices, small businesses, and medium and large enterprises, as well as on a wholesale basis to other operators. Liberty Global plc was founded in 2004 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NASDAQ
Industry Cable & other pay television services
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorConsumer Discretionary
Current SymbolNASDAQ:LBTYK
Previous Symbol
CUSIPN/A
Phone44-20-8483-6449

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio5.45
Current Ratio0.36
Quick Ratio0.36

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E GrowthN/A

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$15.05 billion
Price / Sales1.23
Cash Flow$2.6996 per share
Price / Cash8.92
Book Value$6.26 per share
Price / Book3.85

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net Income$-2,778,100,000.00
Net Margins-2.06%
Return on Equity-36.93%
Return on Assets-3.54%

Miscellaneous

Employees26,700
Outstanding Shares769,760,000
Market Cap$18.09 billion
OptionableOptionable

Liberty Global (NASDAQ:LBTYK) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Liberty Global's stock symbol?

Liberty Global trades on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "LBTYK."

How will Liberty Global's stock buyback program work?

Liberty Global announced that its board has initiated a share buyback plan on Tuesday, December 19th 2017, which allows the company to repurchase $2,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization allows the company to repurchase shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are usually an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.

When is Liberty Global's next earnings date?

Liberty Global is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, February 13th 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Liberty Global.

Has Liberty Global been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about LBTYK stock have trended somewhat positive on Thursday, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group scores the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to positive five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Liberty Global earned a media sentiment score of 1.4 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned media stories about the company a news buzz of 8.0 out of 10, indicating that recent news coverage is very likely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days.

Are investors shorting Liberty Global?

Liberty Global saw a increase in short interest in October. As of October 15th, there was short interest totalling 8,855,753 shares, an increase of 30.8% from the September 28th total of 6,769,892 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 3,865,161 shares, the short-interest ratio is presently 2.3 days. Approximately 1.5% of the shares of the company are short sold. View Liberty Global's Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Liberty Global's key competitors?

Who are Liberty Global's key executives?

Liberty Global's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Michael Thomas Fries, Vice Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 55)
  • Mr. Charles H. R. Bracken, Exec. VP & CFO (Age 52)
  • Mr. Bryan H. Hall, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 55)
  • Mr. Diederik Karsten, Exec. VP & Chief Commercial Officer (Age 62)
  • Mr. Balan Nair, Pres & CEO of Latin American and Caribbean operation (Age 52)

Who are Liberty Global's major shareholders?

Liberty Global's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Dodge & Cox (5.24%), BlackRock Inc. (2.32%), Jackson Square Partners LLC (2.22%), Franklin Resources Inc. (1.88%), Baupost Group LLC MA (1.40%) and Pendal Group Ltd (1.20%).

Which major investors are selling Liberty Global stock?

LBTYK stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Thornburg Investment Management Inc., Jackson Square Partners LLC, Triple Frond Partners LLC, Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V., Mitsubishi UFJ Trust & Banking Corp, Zimmer Partners LP, Bank of Montreal Can and Glacier Peak Capital LLC.

Which major investors are buying Liberty Global stock?

LBTYK stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Franklin Resources Inc., Baupost Group LLC MA, Pendal Group Ltd, ACR Alpine Capital Research LLC, St. James Investment Company LLC, BlackRock Inc., Oppenheimer Asset Management Inc. and Renaissance Technologies LLC.

How do I buy shares of Liberty Global?

Shares of LBTYK can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Liberty Global's stock price today?

One share of LBTYK stock can currently be purchased for approximately $24.08.

How big of a company is Liberty Global?

Liberty Global has a market capitalization of $18.09 billion and generates $15.05 billion in revenue each year. Liberty Global employs 26,700 workers across the globe.

What is Liberty Global's official website?

The official website for Liberty Global is http://www.libertyglobal.com.

How can I contact Liberty Global?

Liberty Global's mailing address is 161 HAMMERSMITH ROAD, LONDON X0, W6 8BS. The company can be reached via phone at 44-20-8483-6449 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Liberty Global (NASDAQ LBTYK)

Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  121 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  117 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  238
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Liberty Global and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe LBTYK will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe LBTYK will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 11/15/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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