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Is Liberty Global plc(NASDAQ: LBTYA), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Liberty Global plc (NASDAQ: LBTYA) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 6/3/2004. Liberty Global plc is in the CATV Systems industry and Services sector. Average volume for Liberty Global plc, is 3337.73, and so far today it has a volume of 2974300. Performance year to date since the 6/3/2004 is -18.72%.

To help you determine whether Liberty Global plc is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is *TBA and forward P/E is 161.64. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Liberty Global plc has a value for PEG of *TBA. P/S ratio is 2.08 and the P/B ratio is 2.46. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 45.82 and 11.28 respectively.

At the current price Liberty Global plc is trading at, 34.43 (1.50% today), Liberty Global plc has a dividend yield of *TBA, and this is covered by a payout ratio of *TBA. Earnings per share (EPS) is -0.38, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 625.00% after growing -8.40% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 143.40%, and 5.10% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 1045.54, and the number of shares float is 1041.72. The senior management bring insider ownership to 1.20%, and institutional ownership is at 96.10%. The float short is 0.72%, with the short ratio at a value of 2.25. Management has seen a return on assets of -0.40%, and also a return on investment of 2.50%.

The ability for Liberty Global plc, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 0.8, and quick ratio is 0.8. Long term debt/equity is 3.49 and total debt/equity is 3.65. In terms of margins, Liberty Global plc has a gross margin of 62.90%, with its operating margin at 11.60%, and Liberty Global plc has a profit margin of -1.70%.

The 52 week high is -29.73%, with 31.61% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 7.79% and the 200 day simple moving average is -2.51%.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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