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Morning Stock Stories: Liberty Global plc (LBTYA)

Today’s top gainers include the company Liberty Global plc (NASDAQ:LBTYA) which is in the industry CATV Systems, gaining 1.73% today. In the last week its performance is -0.86%, and -16.60% for the past quarter. Currently, Liberty Global plc, LBTYA has a target price of 39.48, so today’s gain of 1.73% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.27%.

Liberty Global plc (NASDAQ:LBTYA), has a market cap of 29.71 B, and is based in United Kingdom. Insider ownership is at 0.20%, and institutional ownership is 93.10%.

At the current price of 29.95, it has a dividend yield of *TBA, and its target price is 39.48. This is with a profit margin of 12.00%, and total debt/equity of 4.51. Liberty Global plc (NASDAQ:LBTYA) has a P/E of 14.34, as well as a forward P/E of 55.67.

With a current EPS of 2.09, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 1892.59%,Liberty Global plc (NASDAQ:LBTYA) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 21.30%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be -0.33%.

Performance for the year is -18.30%. Since its IPO date on 06/03/2004, the total performance to date is -2.09%.

Volume today for Liberty Global plc (NASDAQ:LBTYA), is 3994464, while its average volume is 2818.7. Whilst the total gain today was 1.73%, it did have a day high of -20.43%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.42%, and 2.47% for the month. The 52-week low for Liberty Global plc, LBTYA has been 14.49%, while the 52-week-high has reached -24.84%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 7.60%, and its return on assets is 3.30%. Liberty Global plc (NASDAQ:LBTYA) has an operating margin of 12.80%. With a sales growth of -17.90% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Liberty Global plc, LBTYA is in the sector Services, its long-term debt/equity is 4.18, and has a current ratio of 0.5 and 0.5 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Liberty Global plc? Well its PEG is *TBA, and the P/S is 1.8, along with a P/B of 3.15. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 14.08.

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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