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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 4203.93, and so far today it has a volume of 1455229. Performance year to date since the 6/3/2004 is -25.14%.

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 64.98. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Liberty Global plc has a value for PEG of *TBA. P/S ratio is 2.05 and the P/B ratio is 2.69. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 51.31 and 12.35 respectively.

At the current price Liberty Global plc is trading at, 31.97 (0.82% 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 -1.13, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 916.70% after growing -8.40% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 68.70%, and -51.00% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 1108.28, and the number of shares float is 1073.3. The senior management bring insider ownership to 1.10%, and institutional ownership is at 90.10%. The float short is 0.48%, with the short ratio at a value of 1.23. Management has seen a return on assets of -1.40%, and also a return on investment of 2.50%.

The ability for Liberty Global plc, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 0.3, and quick ratio is 0.3. Long term debt/equity is 4.4 and total debt/equity is 4.72. In terms of margins, Liberty Global plc has a gross margin of 63.40%, with its operating margin at 11.70%, and Liberty Global plc has a profit margin of -5.60%.

The 52 week high is -41.25%, with 22.21% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is -3.69% and the 200 day simple moving average is -15.01%.

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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