Live Nation Entertainment Company Profile (NYSE:LYV)

About Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE:LYV)

Live Nation Entertainment logoLive Nation Entertainment, Inc. is a live entertainment company. The Company's businesses consist of the promotion of live events, including ticketing, sponsorship and advertising. Its segments include Concerts, Sponsorship & Advertising, Ticketing and Artist Nation. The Concerts segment is engaged in promotion of live music events in its owned or operated venues and in rented third-party venues; operation and management of music venues; production of music festivals, and creation of associated content. The Ticketing segment is an agency business that sells tickets for events on behalf of its clients. The Artist Nation segment provides management services to music artists in exchange for a commission on the earnings of artists. The Sponsorship & Advertising segment employs sales force that creates and maintains relationships with sponsors to allow businesses to reach customers through its concert, venue, artist relationship and ticketing assets, including advertising on its Websites.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Discretionary
  • Industry: Entertainment Production Equipment & Services
  • Sub-Industry: Movies & Entertainment
  • Symbol: NYSE:LYV
  • CUSIP: 53803410
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $7.07096 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 204,449,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $34.50
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $30.34
  • 52 Week Range: $22.20 - $36.44
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 82.95
  • P/E Growth: 3.29
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $8.56 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.83
  • Book Value: $5.46 per share
  • Price / Book: 6.38
  • EBIDTA: $615.59 million
  • Net Margins: -0.03%
  • Return on Equity: -0.16%
  • Return on Assets: -0.03%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.68%
  • Current Ratio: 1.02%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.02%
  • Average Volume: 1.20 million shs.
  • Beta: 0.94
  • Short Ratio: 4.29

Frequently Asked Questions for Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE:LYV)

What is Live Nation Entertainment's stock symbol?

Live Nation Entertainment trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "LYV."

How were Live Nation Entertainment's earnings last quarter?

Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE:LYV) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, May, 4th. The company reported ($0.22) EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of ($0.33) by $0.11. The company earned $1.41 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.27 billion. Live Nation Entertainment had a negative return on equity of 0.16% and a negative net margin of 0.03%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 17.0% on a year-over-year basis. View Live Nation Entertainment's Earnings History.

Where is Live Nation Entertainment's stock going? Where will Live Nation Entertainment's stock price be in 2017?

9 analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Live Nation Entertainment's stock. Their predictions range from $33.00 to $40.00. On average, they expect Live Nation Entertainment's share price to reach $36.13 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Live Nation Entertainment.

What are analysts saying about Live Nation Entertainment stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Live Nation Entertainment stock:

  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. is the world's premier live entertainment company, consisting of Live Nation, Ticketmaster and Front Line Management Group. The Company engages in producing, marketing, and selling live concerts for artists via its concert pipe. Live Nation owns and operates many venues, including House of Blues music venues and locations, such as The Fillmore in San Francisco, Nikon at Jones Beach Theatre in New York and London's Wembley Arena. In addition, it also produces, promotes or hosts theatrical, specialized motor sports and other live entertainment events. The Company is driving major innovations in ticketing technology, marketing and service. It offers ticket sales, ticket resale services, and marketing and distribution through, an e-commerce site on the Internet. Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. was formerly known as Live Nation, Inc. and is based in Beverly Hills, California. " (5/11/2017)
  • 2. Jefferies Group LLC analysts commented, "LYV reported solid 1Q results – better than expected across all segments. The outlook remains unchanged for the year, as LYV continues to execute on its LT goals – expanding globally, gaining share in ticketing, and growing its onsite revs. We expect another year of DD AOI growth in ’17 (JEFe: +12%)." (5/5/2017)
  • 3. Macquarie analysts commented, "We raise our target to US$37 based on 14x our ’19E FCF/sh. This implies a 12x EBITDA multiple, conservative given its dominance in live events and resilience against technology changes. Impact Near-term opportunities include concert growth and increased onsite per fan spend: According to Billboard, the top 100 world tours last year grossed a record of ~US$5bn (Figs. 1-3). So far, the number of concerts booked is up 9%. Growth in this segment is the cornerstone for success, as management monetizes ~26k concerts and 70m+ attendees p.a. through other segments. Its aggressive acquisition strategy remains focused on the high-growth festivals niche to boost its existing 85-festival global portfolio." (4/24/2017)

Who are some of Live Nation Entertainment's key competitors?

Who are Live Nation Entertainment's key executives?

Live Nation Entertainment's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Michael Rapino, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Kathy Willard, Chief Financial Officer
  • Ronald Bension, President - HOB Entertainment
  • Mark Campana, Co-President – North America Concerts division
  • Arthur Fogel, Chairman - Global Music, President - Global Touring
  • John Reid, President – Live Nation Europe Concerts
  • Alan Brian Ridgeway, President - International and Emerging Markets
  • Bob Roux, Co-President - North America Concerts
  • Jared Smith, President - Ticketmaster, North America
  • Russell Wallach, President - Sponsorships

Who owns Live Nation Entertainment stock?

Live Nation Entertainment's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (5.11%), Shapiro Capital Management LLC (3.83%), Sentry Investments Corp. (2.79%), Harris Associates L P (2.53%), Principal Financial Group Inc. (2.49%) and State Street Corp (1.66%). Company insiders that own Live Nation Entertainment stock include Elizabeth Kathleen Willard, James S Kahan, Margaret L Johnson, Mark S Shapiro, Michael Rapino, Randall Thomas Mays and Robert Ted Enloe III. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Live Nation Entertainment.

Who sold Live Nation Entertainment stock? Who is selling Live Nation Entertainment stock?

Live Nation Entertainment's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. NY, FMR LLC, Kalmar Investments Inc. DE, GMT Capital Corp, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, First Trust Advisors LP and AQR Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have sold Live Nation Entertainment stock in the last year include Elizabeth Kathleen Willard, James S Kahan, Margaret L Johnson, Mark S Shapiro, Michael Rapino and Robert Ted Enloe III. View Insider Buying and Selling for Live Nation Entertainment.

Who bought Live Nation Entertainment stock? Who is buying Live Nation Entertainment stock?

Live Nation Entertainment's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Epoch Investment Partners Inc., Harbor Spring Capital LLC, Sentry Investments Corp., Vanguard Group Inc., Clearbridge Investments LLC, Fisher Asset Management LLC, Cornerstone Capital Management Holdings LLC. and Baskin Financial Services Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Live Nation Entertainment.

How do I buy Live Nation Entertainment stock?

Shares of Live Nation Entertainment can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Live Nation Entertainment's stock price today?

One share of Live Nation Entertainment stock can currently be purchased for approximately $34.84.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE LYV)
Community Ranking:  3.2 out of 5 (  )
Outperform Votes:  187 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  101 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  288
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Live Nation Entertainment and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE:LYV) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 7 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.78)
Consensus Price Target: $36.13 (3.69% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE:LYV)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
6/19/2017Northcoast ResearchDowngradeBuy -> NeutralMediumView Rating Details
6/5/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuy$36.00MediumView Rating Details
5/24/2017GuggenheimInitiated CoverageBuy -> Buy$40.00MediumView Rating Details
5/19/2017Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuy$32.00 -> $39.00MediumView Rating Details
5/14/2017MacquarieReiterated RatingOutperform$38.00LowView Rating Details
4/3/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Initiated CoverageBuy$35.00MediumView Rating Details
1/11/2017Albert Fried & CompanyReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
11/8/2016StephensUpgradeEqual Weight -> Overweight$33.00N/AView Rating Details
8/18/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoInitiated CoverageOverweight$34.00N/AView Rating Details
3/29/2016BTIG ResearchInitiated CoverageNeutralN/AView Rating Details
9/20/2015Maxim GroupInitiated CoverageBuyN/AView Rating Details
9/18/2015GabelliInitiated CoverageBuy$33.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 6/24/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE:LYV)
Earnings by Quarter for Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE:LYV)
Earnings History by Quarter for Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE LYV)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/4/2017Q1 2017($0.33)($0.22)$1.27 billion$1.41 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/23/2017Q416($0.58)($0.58)$1.77 billion$8.40 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2016Q216$0.08$0.13$1.88 billion$2.20 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/3/2016Q116($0.31)($0.29)$1.18 billion$73.40 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/25/2016Q415($0.34)($0.39)$1.66 billion$1.81 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2015Q315$0.43$0.44$2.44 billion$2.60 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/10/2015Q215$0.06$0.06$1.72 billion$1.77 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2015Q1($0.27)($0.31)$1.14 billion$1.12 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/26/2015Q414($0.40)($0.41)$1.60 billion$1.60 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2014Q314$0.38$0.49$2.45 billion$2.50 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2014Q214$0.16$0.11$1.61 billion$1.67 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2014Q114($0.35)($0.16)$963.77 million$1.13 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/24/2014Q413($0.37)($0.25)$1.46 billion$1.61 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/6/2013Q2 2013$0.10$0.30$1.62 billion$1.68 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/7/2013Q1 2013($0.36)($0.33)$914.37 million$923.70 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/26/2013Q4 2012($0.36)($0.87)$1.29 billion$1.44 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/5/2012Q312$0.27$0.31$1.87 billion$1.96 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/7/2012$0.05$0.04ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2012($0.40)($0.37)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/23/2012($0.32)($0.46)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/3/2011$0.35$0.27ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/8/2011$0.01$0.07ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2011($0.42)($0.27)ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE:LYV)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: ($0.04)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172($0.36)($0.26)($0.31)
Q2 20173($0.32)$0.28$0.02
Q3 20173$0.36$0.80$0.62
Q4 20172($0.40)($0.36)($0.38)
Q1 20181($0.21)($0.21)($0.21)
Q2 20181$0.34$0.34$0.34
Q3 20181$0.77$0.77$0.77
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Dividend History for Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE:LYV)
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Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE:LYV)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 4.77%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 63.66%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE:LYV)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE:LYV)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE:LYV)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
6/15/2017Robert Ted Enloe IIIDirectorSell6,337$35.82$226,991.34View SEC Filing  
6/6/2017Elizabeth Kathleen WillardCFOSell20,000$34.86$697,200.00View SEC Filing  
5/8/2017James S KahanDirectorSell10,000$34.01$340,100.00View SEC Filing  
3/13/2017Margaret L. JohnsonDirectorSell9,000$28.63$257,670.00View SEC Filing  
2/10/2017Michael RapinoCEOSell210,000$28.73$6,033,300.00View SEC Filing  
2/3/2017Michael RapinoCEOSell210,000$28.52$5,989,200.00View SEC Filing  
1/27/2017Michael RapinoCEOSell140,000$28.06$3,928,400.00View SEC Filing  
1/20/2017Michael RapinoCEOSell140,000$27.38$3,833,200.00View SEC Filing  
1/13/2017Michael RapinoCEOSell140,000$27.43$3,840,200.00View SEC Filing  
1/6/2017Michael RapinoCEOSell140,000$27.55$3,857,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/23/2016Robert Ted Enloe IIIDirectorSell10,000$27.78$277,800.00View SEC Filing  
11/21/2016Mark S ShapiroDirectorSell22,642$28.08$635,787.36View SEC Filing  
6/13/2016Robert Ted Enloe IIIDirectorSell5,363$23.54$126,245.02View SEC Filing  
11/2/2015Randall Thomas MaysDirectorSell50,000$27.00$1,350,000.00View SEC Filing  
6/11/2015Robert Ted Enloe IIIDirectorSell6,446$28.98$186,805.08View SEC Filing  
6/10/2015Brian CapoCAOSell7,500$28.95$217,125.00View SEC Filing  
6/9/2014Robert Ted Enloe IIIDirectorSell10,823$24.13$261,158.99View SEC Filing  
5/19/2014Media Corp LibertyDirectorBuy1,693,090$22.74$38,500,866.60View SEC Filing  
3/14/2014Brian CapoCAOSell7,043$23.04$162,270.72View SEC Filing  
1/3/2014Robert Ted Enloe IIIDirectorSell10,000$20.04$200,400.00View SEC Filing  
8/29/2013Elizabeth Kathleen WillardCFOSell50,000$17.26$863,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/12/2013Michael RapinoCEOSell640,000$18.30$11,712,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/9/2013James KahanDirectorSell35,000$18.63$652,050.00View SEC Filing  
8/8/2013Mark ShapiroDirectorSell27,000$18.56$501,120.00View SEC Filing  
6/13/2013James S KahanDirectorSell36,500$15.28$557,720.00View SEC Filing  
3/12/2013Media Corp LibertyDirectorBuy1,700,000$11.40$19,380,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/31/2012Media Corp LibertyDirectorBuy1,670,379$8.98$15,000,003.42View SEC Filing  
12/4/2012Irving AzoffChairmanSell78,200$8.74$683,468.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE:LYV)
Latest Headlines for Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE:LYV)
DateHeadline logoRandy's Donuts And Odd Future Strike Co-Branding Deal With Live Nation Merchandise - PR Newswire (press release) - June 24 at 3:43 AM logo Analysts Anticipate Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (LYV) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $2.33 Billion - June 23 at 7:22 PM logoRandy's Donuts And Odd Future Strike Co-Branding Deal With Live Nation Merchandise - June 23 at 7:51 AM logoLive Nation Entertainment, Inc. (LYV) Rating Lowered to Buy at BidaskClub - June 22 at 7:24 PM logo3 Stocks Hitting the Right Note on World Music Day - June 21 at 7:30 PM logo$0.17 EPS Expected for Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (LYV) This Quarter - June 21 at 8:00 AM featured highlights: Etsy, Live Nation Entertainment,, Vertex Pharmaceuticals and NeoGenomics - June 20 at 7:21 PM logoRuff Ryders Celebrates 20th Anniversary With U.S. Tour - June 20 at 7:21 PM logoLive Nation Entertainment, Inc. (LYV) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts - June 20 at 8:58 AM logoNorthcoast Research Downgrades Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (LYV) to Neutral - June 19 at 8:32 AM logoLive Nation Entertainment Reaches Analyst Target Price - Nasdaq - June 16 at 7:33 AM logoPanic! At The Disco grosses $527K from Georgia show - June 16 at 7:33 AM logoLive Nation Entertainment, Inc. (LYV) Director Robert Ted Enloe III Sells 6,337 Shares - June 15 at 10:27 PM logoThe Weeknd Announces Starboy: Legend Of The Fall 2017 World Tour - Phase Two - June 13 at 6:33 PM logoVan Jones Announces Nationwide WE RISE TOUR Powered By #LoveArmy - June 13 at 6:33 PM logoKIDZ BOP Extends 2017 "Best Time Ever" Tour With Live Nation - June 12 at 3:45 PM logoLive Nation Entertainment (LYV) & Cinedigm Corp (CIDM) Head to Head Survey - June 10 at 12:30 AM logoTracking value monster IAC's success - June 8 at 7:21 PM logoLive Nation Entertainment, Inc. (LYV) CFO Elizabeth Kathleen Willard Sells 20,000 Shares - June 8 at 4:36 PM logoHarry Styles Live On Tour Expands World Tour Dates To 2018 - June 8 at 10:30 AM logoU2 The Joshua Tree Tour 2017 - The Tour Of The Year Gets Extended! - June 6 at 7:04 PM logoSacramento Kings, Live Nation consider taking over convention center management - Sacramento Business Journal - June 6 at 9:02 AM logoPete Townshend's Classic Quadrophenia Announces a Limited Run of U.S. Tour Stops This September - June 6 at 9:02 AM logoSacramento Kings, Live Nation consider taking over convention center management - June 5 at 7:05 PM logoDepeche Mode's 'Global Spirit Tour' To Return To UK And Ireland In November 2017 - June 5 at 9:32 AM logoLive Nation Entertainment, Inc. (LYV) Earns "Buy" Rating from Jefferies Group LLC - June 5 at 8:12 AM logoLive Nation Entertainment, Inc. (LYV) Upgraded by ValuEngine to "Hold" - June 4 at 8:50 AM logoLive Nation Canada Expands Presence In Ottawa, Ontario - June 2 at 7:46 PM logoArcade Fire To Bring "Infinite Content" Tour Across North America - June 1 at 7:14 PM logoMayday, Asia's Top Rock Band, Announce Their North American Tour - May 31 at 6:47 PM logoNew Northwell Signage Unveiled at Jones Beach Theater - PR Newswire (press release) - May 31 at 6:25 AM logoMs. Lauryn Hill & Nas Join Forces For Dynamic North American Tour - May 30 at 10:10 AM logoLive Nation Entertainment, Inc. (LYV) Earns Buy Rating from Jefferies Group LLC - May 29 at 11:38 AM logoZacks: Brokerages Expect Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (LYV) Will Announce Quarterly Sales of $2.33 Billion - May 27 at 7:33 AM logoLive Nation Entertainment, Inc. (LYV) Receives Average Rating of "Buy" from Brokerages - May 26 at 9:25 AM logoGuns N' Roses To Continue Thrilling Fans With Newly Added North American Stops On The Not In This Lifetime Tour - May 26 at 3:33 AM logoFor Live Nation, Concerts Are Just the Start - May 26 at 3:32 AM logoGuggenheim Initiates Coverage on Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (LYV) - May 24 at 5:16 PM logoThe Weekend, Rae Sremmurd concert grosses $1.4M in Atlanta - Atlanta Business Chronicle - May 24 at 10:56 AM logo19 Dead, More Than 50 Seriously Injured in Possible Terror Bombing at U.K. Concert - May 23 at 10:38 AM logoLive Nation shares fall on terrorism concerns following Manchester Arena attack - May 23 at 10:38 AM logo​Atlanta producer Ian Schumacher gears up for second showcase - May 22 at 5:46 PM logoLive Nation Entertainment, Inc. (LYV) Given Buy Rating at Citigroup Inc - May 20 at 8:18 AM logoOne Game Amazon Might Lose - May 19 at 10:56 AM logoAttention Festival Fans: Travel The World's Music Festivals With The First-ever 'Festival Passport' Giving You Access To 90+ Live Nation Festivals For Just $799 - May 19 at 10:56 AM logoPost Earnings Coverage as Viacom's Revenue Jumped 8%; Adjusted EPS Climbed 4% - May 19 at 10:56 AM logoRBC and Live Nation Canada Announce Partnership to Enhance Live Music Experiences for Canadians - May 18 at 8:45 AM logoHow much did the Sting concert at The Tabernacle in Atlanta gross? - May 16 at 10:37 AM logoTop Dawg Entertainment Recording Artist Kendrick Lamar to Visit Additional Cities on THE DAMN. TOUR this August and September - May 15 at 10:33 AM logoParamore Announce North American "Tour Two" Beginning September 6th In Jacksonville, FL - May 15 at 10:33 AM



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