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How to buy Live Nation Entertainment (LYV) stocks
Learn how to easily invest in Live Nation Entertainment stocks.
Live Nation Entertainment is an entertainment business based in the US. Live Nation Entertainment stocks (LYV.US) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Its last market close was $81.13 – an increase of 0.83% over the previous week. Live Nation Entertainment employs 12,800 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around $18 billion.
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What's in this guide?
- Can I buy shares in Live Nation Entertainment?
- Has coronavirus impacted Live Nation Entertainment shares?
- Live Nation Entertainment shares summary
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- Is Live Nation Entertainment stock a buy or sell?
- Live Nation Entertainment performance over time
- Are Live Nation Entertainment shares over-valued?
- Live Nation Entertainment's financials
- How volatile are Live Nation Entertainment shares?
- Does Live Nation Entertainment pay a dividend?
- Other common questions
Live Nation Entertainment stock price (NYSE:LYV)Use our graph to track the performance of LYV stocks over time.
Live Nation Entertainment shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$82.83|
|52-week range||$64.25 - $99.66|
|50-day moving average||$72.09|
|200-day moving average||$76.41|
|Wall St. target price||$97.00|
|Dividend yield||$0 (0%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$0.78|
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Is it a good time to buy Live Nation Entertainment stock?
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Live Nation Entertainment price performance over time
Historical closes compared with the close of $82.83 from 2023-06-02
|1 week (2023-05-25)||1.40%|
|1 month (2023-05-04)||23.50%|
|3 months (2023-02-28)||N/A|
|6 months (2022-11-30)||N/A|
|1 year (2022-06-01)||-12.36%|
|2 years (2021-06-02)||-8.89%|
|3 years (2020-06-04)||54.91%|
|5 years (2018-06-04)||90.33%|
Is Live Nation Entertainment stock undervalued or overvalued?
Valuing Live Nation Entertainment stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Live Nation Entertainment's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
Live Nation Entertainment's P/E ratio
Live Nation Entertainment's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 105x. In other words, Live Nation Entertainment shares trade at around 105x recent earnings.
That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.
Live Nation Entertainment's PEG ratio
Live Nation Entertainment's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 2.65. 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 Live Nation Entertainment's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
Live Nation Entertainment's EBITDA
Live Nation Entertainment's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $1.3 billion.
The EBITDA is a measure of a Live Nation Entertainment's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
Live Nation Entertainment financials
|Revenue TTM||$18 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||4.84%|
|Gross profit TTM||$4.3 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||3.13%|
|Return on equity TTM||81.98%|
|Market capitalisation||$18.9 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Live Nation Entertainment share dividends
We're not expecting Live Nation Entertainment to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.
Live Nation Entertainment share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, Live Nation Entertainment's shares have ranged in value from as little as $64.25 up to $99.66. 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 (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Live Nation Entertainment's is 1.2899. This would suggest that Live Nation Entertainment's shares are more volatile than the average for this exchange and represent, relatively-speaking, a higher risk (but potentially also market-beating returns).
Live Nation Entertainment overview
Live Nation Entertainment, Inc. operates as a live entertainment company. It operates through Concerts, Ticketing, and Sponsorship & Advertising segments. The Concerts segment promotes live music events in its owned or operated venues, and in rented third-party venues; operates and manages music venues; produces music festivals; creates and streams associated content; and offers management and other services to artists. The Ticketing segment manages the ticketing operations, including the provision of ticketing software and services to clients for tickets and event information through its primary websites livenation. com and ticketmaster. com, as well as through other websites, mobile apps, retail outlets, and call centers; and provides ticket resale services.
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