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The Liberty Media Group (NASDAQ: LMCA) – Is this large market cap stock undervalued?

The Liberty Media Group (NASDAQ: LMCA), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 14261.78. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for The Liberty Media Group is 28.01 (with a change from open of 0.97%), this in conjunction with a target price of 29.18. Volume today has so far reached 222905, with an average volume of about 478.91. The GAP for this stock, is 0.11%.

The P/E ratio is 20.01, bringing the forward P/E to a value of . The current EPS for The Liberty Media Group, is 1.39, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of -63.50%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 0.53%.

Looking further into the growth statistics for The Liberty Media Group, EPS is looking like it will grow -150.20% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be . Quarter over quarter is 33.10% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is 11.80%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been -53.20%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been 18.50%.

Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 2.50% and institutional ownership is 80.00%. Shares outstanding is 514.68, while shares float is at a value of 455.75. Float short for The Liberty Media Group is 0.24% and the short ratio is 2.28.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.62, while the total debt/equity comes to 0.65. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 0.6, and the quick ratio is 0.6. The most recent gross margin is 63.30% and their operating margin is 32.50%. The profit margin is 9.20%.

The Liberty Media Group has seen returns on assets of 1.50%, and on investment, 4.20%. Return on equity is 4.20%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is . Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 2.82, with Price/book ratio coming to 0.8 and Price/cash is , and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 10.18.

The simple moving averages are 27.39% and 21.71% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -5.53% and the 52 week low is 58.07%.

The Liberty Media Group has a dividend yield of , with a current price of 28.01. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 0.00%. This is in an industry, Broadcasting – TV, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Services. The Liberty Media Group is based in USA.

Performance in the Broadcasting – TV industry means that The Liberty Media Group has seen performance for the past week of 21.86%, with performance for the month coming to 26.47%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 50.76%, and for the half year the performance is 4.00%. Volatility for this week is 6.28% and for the month this is 3.45%.

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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