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How to buy Liberty Global stock
Learn how to easily invest in Liberty Global stock.
Liberty Global is a telecom services business based in the US. Liberty Global shares (LBTYA) are listed on the NASDAQ and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Liberty Global employs 10,100 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $7.2 billion.
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Liberty Global stock price (NASDAQ: LBTYA)Use our graph to track the performance of LBTYA stocks over time.
Liberty Global shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$16.23|
|52-week range||$15.22 - $25.00|
|50-day moving average||$18.52|
|200-day moving average||$19.08|
|Wall St. target price||$29.04|
|Dividend yield||$0 (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$-2.34|
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Is it a good time to buy Liberty Global stock?
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Liberty Global price performance over time
Historical closes compared with the close of $16.23 from 2023-06-02
|1 week (2023-05-24)||N/A|
|1 month (2023-05-04)||-12.60%|
|3 months (2023-03-03)||-20.32%|
|6 months (2022-11-30)||-19.17%|
|1 year (2022-05-31)||N/A|
|2 years (2021-06-04)||-39.49%|
|3 years (2020-06-04)||22.68|
|5 years (2018-06-04)||29.31|
Is Liberty Global stock undervalued or overvalued?
Valuing Liberty Global stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Liberty Global's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Liberty Global's PEG ratio
Liberty Global's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.61. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into Liberty Global's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Liberty Global's EBITDA
Liberty Global's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $2.3 billion.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Liberty Global's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Liberty Global financials
|Revenue TTM||$7.2 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||2.48%|
|Gross profit TTM||$5.1 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||0.25%|
|Return on equity TTM||-2.89%|
|Market capitalisation||$7.5 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Liberty Global share dividends
We're not expecting Liberty Global to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Have Liberty Global's shares ever split?
Liberty Global's shares were split on a 1957:1000 basis on 4 March 2014. So if you had owned 1000 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 1957 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Liberty Global shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 48.9% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Liberty Global shares which in turn could have impacted Liberty Global's share price.
Liberty Global share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Liberty Global's shares have ranged in value from as little as $15.22 up to $25. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NASDAQ average) beta is 1, while Liberty Global's is 1.2512. This would suggest that Liberty Global's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Liberty Global overview
Liberty Global plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides broadband internet, video, fixed-line telephony, and mobile communications services to residential and business customers. It offers value-added broadband services, such as intelligent WiFi features; internet services; security solutions, such as anti-virus, anti-spyware, firewall, and spam protection; smart home services; online storage solutions; web spaces; and Connect Box that delivers in-home Wi-Fi service. The company also provides various tiers of digital video programming and audio services, as well as digital video recorders and multimedia home gateway systems; Horizon 4, a cloud-based, multi-screen entertainment platform that combines linear television, including recording and replay features and video-on-demand services; Horizon Go, an online mobile app; and channels, including general entertainment, sports, movies, series, documentaries, lifestyles, news, adult, children, and ethnic and foreign channels. In addition, it offers postpaid and prepaid mobile services; circuit-switched telephony services; and personal call manager, unified messaging, and a second or third phone line at an incremental cost. Further, the company offers business services comprising voice, advanced data, video, wireless, cloud-based services, and mobile and converged fixed-mobile services to small or home offices, small businesses, and medium and large enterprises, as well as on a wholesale basis to other operators. It operates in the United Kingdom, Belgium, Switzerland, Ireland, Poland, Slovakia, and internationally. Liberty Global plc was founded in 2004 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.
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Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of Liberty Global is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 3.862% of Liberty Global shares are held by insiders and 95.336% by institutions. How many people work for Liberty Global?
Latest data suggests 10,100 work at Liberty Global. When does the fiscal year end for Liberty Global?
Liberty Global's fiscal year ends in December. Where is Liberty Global based?
Liberty Global's address is: Griffin House, London, United Kingdom, W6 8BS What is Liberty Global's ISIN number?
Liberty Global's international securities identification number is: USG5480U1046 What is Liberty Global's CUSIP number?
Liberty Global's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: G5480U146
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