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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
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history
Cash to Debt 0.52
LYV's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
59% of the 398 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.20 vs. LYV: 0.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
LYV' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.59 Max: N/A
Current: 0.52
Equity to Asset 0.21
LYV's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
85% of the 384 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. LYV: 0.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
LYV' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.18  Med: 0.26 Max: 0.36
Current: 0.21
0.18
0.36
F-Score: 5
Z-Score: 1.48
M-Score: -2.69
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 : 3/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) -0.21
LYV's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
69% of the 400 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.33 vs. LYV: -0.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
LYV' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.28  Med: -0.20 Max: 2.16
Current: -0.21
-7.28
2.16
Net-margin (%) -1.99
LYV's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
68% of the 398 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.94 vs. LYV: -1.99 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
LYV' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.86  Med: -1.49 Max: -0.32
Current: -1.99
-5.86
-0.32
ROE (%) -12.13
LYV's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
79% of the 375 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. LYV: -12.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
LYV' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -32.91  Med: -8.09 Max: -1.59
Current: -12.13
-32.91
-1.59
ROA (%) -2.24
LYV's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
71% of the 404 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.05 vs. LYV: -2.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
LYV' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.16  Med: -2.06 Max: -0.48
Current: -2.24
-9.16
-0.48
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -4.42
LYV's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
75% of the 400 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 16.25 vs. LYV: -4.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
LYV' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -31.91  Med: -0.12 Max: 14.91
Current: -4.42
-31.91
14.91
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 5.40
LYV's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 330 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. LYV: 5.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LYV' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -0.10 Max: 9.7
Current: 5.4
0
9.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -2.20
LYV's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
60% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. LYV: -2.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LYV' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -2.20 Max: 17.7
Current: -2.2
0
17.7
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 1.80
LYV's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
50% of the 220 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. LYV: 1.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
LYV' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: -32.05 Max: 31
Current: 1.8
0
31
» LYV's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q1 2015

LYV Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Diamond Hill Capital 991,150 sh (+5.66%)
Mario Gabelli 952,870 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Chuck Akre 6,260,154 sh (-1.41%)
Mariko Gordon 148,774 sh (-13.27%)
Murray Stahl 4,288,240 sh (-14.08%)
Jim Simons 1,718,666 sh (-16.69%)
Wallace Weitz 1,919,085 sh (-19.87%)
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Q2 2015

LYV Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Chuck Akre 6,260,154 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 952,370 sh (-0.05%)
Diamond Hill Capital 989,980 sh (-0.12%)
Mariko Gordon 147,130 sh (-1.11%)
Jim Simons 1,619,766 sh (-5.75%)
Murray Stahl 4,008,252 sh (-6.53%)
Wallace Weitz 710,500 sh (-62.98%)
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Q3 2015

LYV Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Steven Cohen 94,800 sh (New)
Diamond Hill Capital 1,211,411 sh (+22.37%)
Mario Gabelli 952,370 sh (unchged)
Chuck Akre 6,260,154 sh (unchged)
Mariko Gordon 145,406 sh (-1.17%)
Jim Simons 1,347,766 sh (-16.79%)
Wallace Weitz 560,500 sh (-21.11%)
Murray Stahl 2,477,796 sh (-38.18%)
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Q4 2015

LYV Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Chuck Royce 68,800 sh (New)
Diamond Hill Capital 1,319,956 sh (+8.96%)
Mario Gabelli 952,370 sh (unchged)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward P/E 71.94
LYV's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
96% of the 277 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 15.06 vs. LYV: 71.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 3.00
LYV's P/B is ranked lower than
57% of the 578 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.15 vs. LYV: 3.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
LYV' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 1.54 Max: 4.81
Current: 3
0.24
4.81
P/S 0.57
LYV's P/S is ranked higher than
85% of the 619 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. LYV: 0.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
LYV' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.37 Max: 1.69
Current: 0.57
0.05
1.69
PFCF 30.52
LYV's PFCF is ranked lower than
72% of the 332 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 17.53 vs. LYV: 30.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
LYV' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.7  Med: 20.68 Max: 259.8
Current: 30.52
6.7
259.8
POCF 14.81
LYV's POCF is ranked lower than
58% of the 425 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 12.08 vs. LYV: 14.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
LYV' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.41  Med: 11.20 Max: 334.2
Current: 14.81
4.41
334.2
EV-to-EBITDA 14.74
LYV's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
62% of the 515 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 10.02 vs. LYV: 14.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
LYV' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.1  Med: 9.70 Max: 26.9
Current: 14.74
-9.1
26.9
Current Ratio 1.08
LYV's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
71% of the 382 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.64 vs. LYV: 1.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
LYV' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.81  Med: 1.03 Max: 1.25
Current: 1.08
0.81
1.25
Quick Ratio 1.08
LYV's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
66% of the 382 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. LYV: 1.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
LYV' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.81  Med: 1.03 Max: 1.25
Current: 1.08
0.81
1.25
Days Inventory 0.15
LYV's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
98% of the 283 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 14.74 vs. LYV: 0.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
LYV' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.53  Med: 0.93 Max: 0.95
Current: 0.15
0.53
0.95
Days Sales Outstanding 32.54
LYV's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
76% of the 320 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 72.10 vs. LYV: 32.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
LYV' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.38  Med: 24.26 Max: 27.79
Current: 32.54
15.38
27.79
Days Payable 53.58
LYV's Days Payable is ranked higher than
52% of the 280 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 45.60 vs. LYV: 53.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
LYV' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.86  Med: 31.65 Max: 59.86
Current: 53.58
4.86
59.86

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Projected FCF 2.01
LYV's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
73% of the 365 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. LYV: 2.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
LYV' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.98  Med: 2.58 Max: 76.5
Current: 2.01
1.98
76.5
Price/Median PS Value 1.52
LYV's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
77% of the 550 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.03 vs. LYV: 1.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
LYV' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 1.01 Max: 3.14
Current: 1.52
0.14
3.14
Price/Graham Number 1.70
LYV's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
53% of the 335 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. LYV: 1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
LYV' s Price/Graham Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.22  Med: 1.19 Max: 23.1
Current: 1.7
0.22
23.1
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -0.59
LYV's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
72% of the 393 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.40 vs. LYV: -0.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
LYV' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.61  Med: 1.80 Max: 6.2
Current: -0.59
-0.61
6.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 6.66
LYV's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked lower than
57% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9.94 vs. LYV: 6.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
LYV' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -29.1  Med: -2.95 Max: 18.8
Current: 6.66
-29.1
18.8

More Statistics

Revenue(Mil) $7081
EPS $ -0.81
Beta1.12
Short Percentage of Float3.18%
52-Week Range $18.77 - 29.68
Shares Outstanding(Mil)202.35

Analyst Estimate

Dec15 Dec16
Revenue(Mil) 7,217 7,580
EPS($) 0.03 0.27
EPS without NRI($) 0.03 0.27

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Business Description

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