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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for Liberty Global plc (NASDAQ:LBTYA)?

The company in question is, Liberty Global plc (NASDAQ:LBTYA) currently with a stock price of 31.16 (-1.30% today). The market cap for Liberty Global plc is 33352.73, and is in the sector Services, and CATV Systems industry. The target price for Liberty Global plc is 41.53. Currently Liberty Global plc is trading with a P/E of *TBA, and a forward P/E of 162.29. Average volume for Liberty Global plc is 2246.14 and so far today it is 1874000.

Performance in the last year for Liberty Global plc has been -32.01%. For EPS growth, Liberty Global plc has seen a growth of -8.40%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 520.00%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been 20.60% over the last five years and could be -0.33% for the next five years. Liberty Global plc has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at 5.10%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at 143.40%. The 20-day simple moving average is -4.00%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to -10.34%.

Since the IPO date for Liberty Global plc on the 6/3/2004, Liberty Global plc has seen performance year to date to be -26.44%. With Liberty Global plc trading at 31.16, the dividend yield is *TBA, and the EPS is -0.38.

So could Liberty Global plc, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is *TBA. The PEG is *TBA, P/S is 1.92 and the P/B is at 2.22. The P/cash is 42.45, with P/free cash flow at 10.45.

Liberty Global plc ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 0.8, and the quick ratio is 0.8. This is with long term debt/equity at 3.49, and total debt/equity at 3.65.

In terms of margins, Liberty Global plc has a gross margin of 62.90%, an operating margin of 11.60% and a profit margin of -1.70%.Payout ratio for Liberty Global plc is *TBA. Return on assets come to -0.40% with return on investment coming to 2.50%.

Insider ownership for Liberty Global plc, is at 1.20% and institutional ownership comes to 95.70%. Outstanding shares are at 1070.37. While shares float is 1041.67. The float short is currently 0.80%, and short ratio is 3.73.

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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