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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 2386.5, and so far today it has a volume of 2451700. Performance year to date since the 6/3/2004 is -21.06%.

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 157.74. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Liberty Global plc has a value for PEG of *TBA. P/S ratio is 1.95 and the P/B ratio is 2.39. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 42.96 and 10.57 respectively.

At the current price Liberty Global plc is trading at, 33.44 (-2.19% 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 520.00% 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 1009.36, and the number of shares float is 1009.36. The senior management bring insider ownership to 1.20%, and institutional ownership is at 96.10%. The float short is 0.82%, with the short ratio at a value of 3.49. 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 -28.87%, with 27.83% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 3.32% and the 200 day simple moving average is -4.47%.

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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