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: $8.65157 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 206,137,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $41.88
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $36.56
  • 52 Week Range: $26.41 - $43.85
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 80.35
  • P/E Growth: 2.39
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $9.2 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.94
  • Book Value: $5.98 per share
  • Price / Book: 6.99
  • EBITDA: $655.71 million
  • Net Margins: 0.25%
  • Return on Equity: 1.60%
  • Return on Assets: 0.31%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.54%
  • Current Ratio: 1.04%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.04%
  • Average Volume: 1.80 million shs.
  • Beta: 1.03
  • Short Ratio: 10.28

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 data on Wednesday, August, 9th. The company reported $0.29 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.19 by $0.10. The firm earned $2.82 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.37 billion. Live Nation Entertainment had a return on equity of 1.60% and a net margin of 0.25%. The firm's quarterly revenue was up 29.3% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.13 earnings per share. 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?

10 brokers have issued 1-year price objectives for Live Nation Entertainment's shares. Their forecasts range from $35.00 to $44.00. On average, they anticipate Live Nation Entertainment's share price to reach $39.67 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. " (10/17/2017)
  • 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 investors include Leith Wheeler Investment Counsel Ltd. (0.04%). Company insiders that own Live Nation Entertainment stock include Ariel Emanuel, Brian Capo, 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 bought Live Nation Entertainment stock? Who is buying Live Nation Entertainment stock?

Live Nation Entertainment's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Leith Wheeler Investment Counsel Ltd.. 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 $41.78.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE LYV)
Community Ranking:  3.2 out of 5 (star star star)
Outperform Votes:  239 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  138 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  377
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE:LYV) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 8 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.80)
Consensus Price Target: $39.67 (5.06% downside)
Consensus Price Target History for Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE:LYV)
Price Target History for Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE:LYV)
Analysts' Ratings History for Live Nation Entertainment (NYSE:LYV)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/16/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuy$42.00N/AView Rating Details
8/11/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingBuyHighView Rating Details
8/10/2017StephensReiterated RatingOverweight$36.00 -> $44.00HighView Rating Details
7/21/2017William BlairInitiated CoverageOutperform -> OutperformMediumView Rating Details
6/19/2017Northcoast ResearchDowngradeBuy -> NeutralMediumView 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
3/29/2016BTIG ResearchInitiated CoverageNeutralN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/17/2015 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
8/9/2017Q2 2017$0.19$0.29$2.37 billion$2.82 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
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: ($0.17)
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.40
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172($0.36)($0.26)($0.31)
Q2 20173($0.32)$0.26$0.02
Q3 20174$0.36$0.68$0.53
Q4 20173($0.44)($0.36)($0.41)
Q1 20181($0.23)($0.23)($0.23)
Q2 20181$0.34$0.34$0.34
Q3 20181$0.65$0.65$0.65
Q4 20181($0.36)($0.36)($0.36)
Q1 20191($0.18)($0.18)($0.18)
Q2 20191$0.39$0.39$0.39
Q3 20191$0.71$0.71$0.71
(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: 65.65%
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
9/14/2017Ariel EmanuelDirectorSell10,000$41.56$415,600.00View SEC Filing  
9/8/2017Brian CapoInsiderSell7,500$40.50$303,750.00View SEC Filing  
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 logoLive Nation Entertainment's (LYV) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Jefferies Group LLC - October 16 at 5:26 PM logoEquities Analysts Issue Forecasts for Live Nation Entertainment, Inc.'s FY2020 Earnings (LYV) - October 16 at 9:32 AM logo[$$] Concert Industry Rethinks Security After Las Vegas - October 14 at 2:27 AM logoAtlanta rapper Future says Music Midtown was his best crowd ever - October 13 at 6:37 AM logoVegas Massacre Victim Sues Mandalay, Bump Stock Maker - October 13 at 6:37 AM logoQ3 2017 EPS Estimates for Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. Lowered by Analyst (LYV) - October 13 at 6:22 AM logoLas Vegas shooting victim sues hotel, festival organizer, 'bump stock' maker - Reuters - October 12 at 6:45 AM logoHere's Why Live Nation (LYV) Stock is a Strong Buy Right Now - October 10 at 8:02 PM logoHere's Why Live Nation (LYV) Stock is a Strong Buy Right Now - October 10 at 8:02 PM logoLas Vegas Shooting Could Put Damper on the Live Concert Business - - October 8 at 12:18 AM logoLas Vegas Shooting Could Put Damper on the Live Concert Business - October 7 at 3:09 AM logoLive Nation (LYV) Acquires United Concerts - October 6 at 10:14 AM logoLive Nation Acquires United Concerts To Build Regional Presence In Utah - October 6 at 10:14 AM logoInternational Pop Icon P!NK Announces Beautiful Trauma World Tour 2018 - October 6 at 10:14 AM logoETFs with exposure to Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. : October 3, 2017 - October 4 at 6:24 AM logoTicketmaster sues scalpers for using bots to sweep up ‘Hamilton’ tickets - October 4 at 6:24 AM logoStatement From Route 91 Harvest Festival - October 3 at 3:26 AM logoTicketmaster Sues Broker Over Use of 'Bots' to Buy Up Tickets - October 2 at 10:23 PM logoBRIEF-Live Nation Entertainment says "‍deeply saddened to learn of Tom Petty's passing " - October 2 at 10:23 PM logoLive Nation Statement on Tom Petty - October 2 at 10:23 PM logoLas Vegas Shooting: Music Industry Executives Respond to Concert Massacre - - October 2 at 5:11 PM logoLive Nation responds to Las Vegas mass shooting - October 2 at 5:11 PM logoStrange: Bullish LYV Analysts Actually See -10.24% Downside - Nasdaq - October 2 at 12:10 PM logo$3.37 Billion in Sales Expected for Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (LYV) This Quarter - October 2 at 1:06 AM logoLive Nation Entertainment, Inc. (LYV) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages - September 30 at 4:50 AM logoCanterbury Park Holding Corporation (CPHC) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 28, 2017 - Nasdaq - September 28 at 2:02 AM logoFuture, Young Thug gross nearly $1M from two concerts in Atlanta - Atlanta Business Chronicle - September 26 at 5:57 PM logoLive Nation's New Bot For Messenger Promotes Concert Discovery Among Friends - PR Newswire (press release) - September 26 at 5:57 PM logoLive Nation's New Bot For Messenger Promotes Concert Discovery Among Friends - September 26 at 5:57 PM logoLiveSafe: Meet the company working to bring public safety to your smartphone - September 26 at 9:19 AM logoLive Nation Welcomes Lesley Olenik as VP of Touring - PR Newswire (press release) - September 24 at 1:03 AM logoLive Nation Welcomes Lesley Olenik as VP of Touring - September 23 at 6:13 AM logoLive Nation Entertainment, Inc. (LYV) Director Sells $415,600.00 in Stock - September 18 at 7:22 PM logoNiall Horan's Debut Solo Album, Flicker, Set For Release On October 20 On Capitol Records - September 16 at 6:13 AM logoBrian Capo Sells 7,500 Shares of Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (LYV) Stock - September 12 at 1:30 PM logo Analysts Expect Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (LYV) Will Announce Earnings of $0.58 Per Share - September 12 at 6:34 AM logoLive Nation opens Irving's new entertainment hub at the Music Factory (Video) - September 11 at 11:22 PM logoLive Nation Entertainment Announces Its Participation In Goldman Sachs ... - September 8 at 2:42 AM logoLive Nation Entertainment Announces Its Participation In Goldman Sachs Communacopia Conference - September 8 at 2:42 AM logoLive Nation Entertainment, Inc. (LYV) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages - September 5 at 4:32 AM logoDuran Duran proves nostalgia sells in Atlanta - Atlanta Business Chronicle - August 30 at 9:18 PM logoETFs with exposure to Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. : August 29, 2017 - August 30 at 6:22 AM logoSix Flags Entertainment Corporation New (SIX) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 29, 2017 - Nasdaq - August 28 at 8:23 PM logoLive Nation Expands Its Presence In Brazil With Hire Of Industry Vet Alexandre Faria - August 28 at 8:23 PM logo Brokerages Expect Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. (LYV) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $3.37 Billion - August 26 at 8:04 AM logoLive Nation Entertainment, Inc. :LYV-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 23, 2017 - August 24 at 8:58 AM logoGlobal Superstar Shania Twain Announces 2018 NOW Tour - August 18 at 6:32 AM logoWu-Tang Clan Founders Team With Live Nation Merchandise To Relaunch Iconic Wu Wear Clothing Brand - PR Newswire (press release) - August 15 at 1:12 AM logoWu-Tang Clan Founders Team With Live Nation Merchandise To Relaunch Iconic Wu Wear Clothing Brand - August 15 at 1:12 AM logoLive Nation Entertainment, Inc. to Post Q1 2018 Earnings of ($0.23) Per Share, Jefferies Group Forecasts (LYV) - August 14 at 6:58 AM



Live Nation Entertainment (LYV) Chart for Tuesday, October, 17, 2017

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