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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.06
LBTYB's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
59% of the 802 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. LBTYB: 0.06 )
LBTYB' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.06   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.06

Equity to Asset 0.18
LBTYB's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
62% of the 794 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. LBTYB: 0.18 )
LBTYB' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.06   Max: 0.97
Current: 0.18

0.06
0.97
Interest Coverage 0.88
LBTYB's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
57% of the 545 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 7.87 vs. LBTYB: 0.88 )
LBTYB' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 9999.99
Current: 0.88

0.52
9999.99
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 0.21
M-Score: -2.25
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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Operating margin (%) 13.90
LBTYB's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 768 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 12.93 vs. LBTYB: 13.90 )
LBTYB' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -87.88   Max: 19.97
Current: 13.9

-87.88
19.97
Net-margin (%) -6.66
LBTYB's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 768 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 7.37 vs. LBTYB: -6.66 )
LBTYB' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -587.92   Max: 10.89
Current: -6.66

-587.92
10.89
ROE (%) -8.02
LBTYB's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 743 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 12.53 vs. LBTYB: -8.02 )
LBTYB' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -40.22   Max: 14.61
Current: -8.02

-40.22
14.61
ROA (%) -1.42
LBTYB's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 772 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 5.13 vs. LBTYB: -1.42 )
LBTYB' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -37.82   Max: 2.76
Current: -1.42

-37.82
2.76
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 8.39
LBTYB's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 764 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 22.84 vs. LBTYB: 8.39 )
LBTYB' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -1371.34   Max: 14.76
Current: 8.39

-1371.34
14.76
Revenue Growth (%) 9.20
LBTYB's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 684 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. LBTYB: 9.20 )
LBTYB' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 53.9
Current: 9.2

0
53.9
EBITDA Growth (%) 23.90
LBTYB's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 611 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. LBTYB: 23.90 )
LBTYB' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 172.1
Current: 23.9

0
172.1
EPS Growth (%) -14.40
LBTYB's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 552 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. LBTYB: -14.40 )
LBTYB' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 163.1
Current: -14.4

0
163.1
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Ratios

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P/B 1.30
LBTYB's P/B is ranked higher than
85% of the 735 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.26 vs. LBTYB: 1.30 )
LBTYB' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.96   Max: 12.37
Current: 1.3

0.96
12.37
P/S 0.90
LBTYB's P/S is ranked higher than
77% of the 823 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. LBTYB: 0.90 )
LBTYB' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 2.77
Current: 0.9

0.34
2.77
PFCF 10.00
LBTYB's PFCF is ranked higher than
86% of the 527 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 16.00 vs. LBTYB: 10.00 )
LBTYB' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 3.3   Max: 60.06
Current: 10

3.3
60.06
EV-to-EBIT 32.30
LBTYB's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
55% of the 713 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 14.19 vs. LBTYB: 32.30 )
LBTYB' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 16   Max: 396.6
Current: 32.3

16
396.6

Valuation & Return

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Price/DCF (Projected) 0.66
LBTYB's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
90% of the 486 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. LBTYB: 0.66 )
LBTYB' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.55   Max: 1.47
Current: 0.66

0.55
1.47
Price/Median PS Value 0.64
LBTYB's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
91% of the 724 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. LBTYB: 0.64 )
LBTYB' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.34   Max: 1.85
Current: 0.64

0.34
1.85
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 3.10
LBTYB's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
52% of the 719 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 6.90 vs. LBTYB: 3.10 )
LBTYB' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 6.2
Current: 3.1

0.3
6.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 29.31
LBTYB's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
95% of the 626 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 8.68 vs. LBTYB: 29.31 )
LBTYB' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 9.1   Max: 71.7
Current: 29.31

9.1
71.7

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Pay TV
Compare:CMCSA, TWC, NPSNY, BSYBY, DISH » details
Traded in other countries:1LG.Germany
Liberty Global PLC, formerly Liberty Global, Inc., a Delaware corporation is an international cable company with operations in 14 countries. It provides television, broadband internet and telephony services through next-generation networks and technology platforms that connect approximately 25 million customers who subscibe to nearly 48 million services. Its brands include Virgin Media, UPC, Telenet, Unitymedia, Kabel BW, and VTR.

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