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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Liberty Global plc, LBTYA

Liberty Global plc, LBTYA is in the exchange NASDAQ and its industry is CATV Systems in the sector of Services. Based in United Kingdom, Liberty Global plc, LBTYA  has a market cap of 32150.01. Since its IPO date on the 6/3/2004, Liberty Global plc, LBTYA performance year to date is -24.24%. Today Liberty Global plc, LBTYA has gained -1.82%, with a current price of 31.5.

Ownership of the company is 1.30% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 97.10%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of *TBA. Return of assets are at -0.80%, with return on investment at 2.50%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Liberty Global plc, LBTYA is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 4.67. While Total debt/equity is 4.93. With a profit margin of -3.30%, this is combined with a gross margin of 63.00%, and operating margin of 13.00%. Liberty Global plc ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 0.3, while the quick ratio is 0.3.

For the last year Liberty Global plc, LBTYA has seen a EPS growth of -8.40%. A performance for the year of -24.33%. The 52-week high is -27.37%, and the 52-week low is 20.43%. The average volume for Liberty Global plc, LBTYA is 458023.

With a target price of 40.5, can Liberty Global plc, LBTYA reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Liberty Global plc, LBTYA. Liberty Global plc has a P/E of *TBA and a forward P/E of 294.4. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of *TBA. Liberty Global plc also has a P/S and a P/B of 1.85 and 3.82 respectively. For P/cash, Liberty Global plc has a value of 63.53, while it is 9.68 for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 31.5, Liberty Global plc has a dividend yield of *TBA. We see a return on equity of -5.60%.

Looking more long-term Liberty Global plc, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of -0.33%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 242.90% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -8.40% for this year and for the last five years a 20.60% growth has been seen.

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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