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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 : 5/10

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industry
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history
Cash-to-Debt 0.66
NYSE:LYV's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
59% of the 385 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. NYSE:LYV: 0.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NYSE:LYV' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.61 Max: N/A
Current: 0.66
Equity-to-Asset 0.17
NYSE:LYV's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
88% of the 368 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. NYSE:LYV: 0.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NYSE:LYV' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.26 Max: 0.69
Current: 0.17
0.11
0.69
Interest Coverage 1.83
NYSE:LYV's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
87% of the 351 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 23.68 vs. NYSE:LYV: 1.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NYSE:LYV' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.76 Max: 1.83
Current: 1.83
0.07
1.83
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 1.77
Beneish M-Score: -2.64
WACC vs ROIC
7.65%
7.70%
WACC
ROIC
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 : 6/10

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history
Operating Margin % 2.33
NYSE:LYV's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
63% of the 377 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.52 vs. NYSE:LYV: 2.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NYSE:LYV' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.28  Med: 0.22 Max: 2.33
Current: 2.33
-7.28
2.33
Net Margin % 0.04
NYSE:LYV's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
63% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.48 vs. NYSE:LYV: 0.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NYSE:LYV' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.86  Med: -1.38 Max: 0.04
Current: 0.04
-5.86
0.04
ROE % -3.91
NYSE:LYV's ROE % is ranked lower than
73% of the 358 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. NYSE:LYV: -3.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NYSE:LYV' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.99  Med: -6.51 Max: -1.59
Current: -3.91
-30.99
-1.59
ROA % 0.04
NYSE:LYV's ROA % is ranked lower than
61% of the 389 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. NYSE:LYV: 0.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NYSE:LYV' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.16  Med: -1.59 Max: 0.05
Current: 0.04
-9.16
0.05
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 21.27
NYSE:LYV's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
55% of the 379 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 15.75 vs. NYSE:LYV: 21.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NYSE:LYV' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -31.91  Med: 1.54 Max: 20.88
Current: 21.27
-31.91
20.88
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 7.40
NYSE:LYV's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
70% of the 341 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. NYSE:LYV: 7.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NYSE:LYV' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 2.8 Max: 9.7
Current: 7.4
0
9.7
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 4.10
NYSE:LYV's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
52% of the 287 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. NYSE:LYV: 4.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
NYSE:LYV' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 3.8 Max: 17.6
Current: 4.1
0
17.6
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» NYSE:LYV's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2017-05-23 Est.)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Operating Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Operating Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

LYV Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Joel Greenblatt 25,521 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 365,600 sh (+126.94%)
Jim Simons 2,725,166 sh (+40.97%)
Tom Gayner 33,400 sh (+33.60%)
Diamond Hill Capital 1,553,411 sh (+17.69%)
Mariko Gordon 154,946 sh (+7.87%)
Wallace Weitz 150,000 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 951,670 sh (-0.07%)
Murray Stahl 1,860,547 sh (-17.76%)
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Q2 2016

LYV Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jim Simons 2,985,966 sh (+9.57%)
Tom Gayner 35,700 sh (+6.89%)
Mario Gabelli 951,670 sh (unchged)
Diamond Hill Capital 1,553,411 sh (unchged)
Wallace Weitz Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Murray Stahl 1,692,582 sh (-9.03%)
Mariko Gordon 126,471 sh (-18.38%)
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Q3 2016

LYV Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 22,816 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 302,400 sh (New)
Tom Gayner 181,700 sh (+408.96%)
Mario Gabelli 951,670 sh (unchged)
Diamond Hill Capital 1,549,749 sh (-0.24%)
Murray Stahl 1,634,234 sh (-3.45%)
Jim Simons 2,858,866 sh (-4.26%)
Mariko Gordon 108,179 sh (-14.46%)
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Q4 2016

LYV Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Joel Greenblatt 124,875 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 250,790 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 48,923 sh (+114.42%)
Tom Gayner 261,700 sh (+44.03%)
Jim Simons 3,074,261 sh (+7.53%)
Mariko Gordon 114,518 sh (+5.86%)
Diamond Hill Capital 1,555,052 sh (+0.34%)
Mario Gabelli 951,753 sh (+0.01%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Murray Stahl 1,602,708 sh (-1.93%)
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Business Description

Industry: Entertainment » Media - Diversified    NAICS: 711190    SIC: 7999
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Live Nation Entertainment Inc is a live entertainment company, and a producer of live music concerts. It operates in five industries within live entertainment business, including live music events, venue operations, and ticketing services.

Live Nation is the largest event exhibitor in the world. The company held more than 28,000 events in 18 countries in 2007 and generated more than $4 billion in revenue. Live Nation owns, operates, or owns booking rights to more than 155 venues and hosts events ranging from live concerts to specialized motor sports races. In 2005, Live Nation was spun off from Clear Channel Communications. The company is based in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Ratios

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industry
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history
Forward PE Ratio 270.27
LYV's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
100% of the 83 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 17.86 vs. LYV: 270.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 18.07
LYV's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
53% of the 169 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 16.77 vs. LYV: 18.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
LYV' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.17  Med: 18.66 Max: 1604.71
Current: 18.07
8.17
1604.71
PB Ratio 5.34
LYV's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
84% of the 374 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.78 vs. LYV: 5.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
LYV' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 1.86 Max: 5.36
Current: 5.34
0.24
5.36
PS Ratio 0.74
LYV's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
79% of the 397 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.86 vs. LYV: 0.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
LYV' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.39 Max: 0.87
Current: 0.74
0.05
0.87
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 13.24
LYV's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
60% of the 184 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 17.25 vs. LYV: 13.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
LYV' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.97  Med: 17.35 Max: 341.84
Current: 13.24
6.97
341.84
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 9.53
LYV's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
59% of the 235 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 10.52 vs. LYV: 9.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
LYV' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.38  Med: 10.66 Max: 261.09
Current: 9.53
4.38
261.09
EV-to-EBIT 45.62
LYV's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
85% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 16.71 vs. LYV: 45.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
LYV' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -708  Med: 39.9 Max: 968.8
Current: 45.62
-708
968.8
EV-to-EBITDA 12.65
LYV's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
56% of the 337 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 10.28 vs. LYV: 12.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
LYV' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.1  Med: 9.8 Max: 26.9
Current: 12.65
-9.1
26.9
Current Ratio 1.09
LYV's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
68% of the 334 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.54 vs. LYV: 1.09 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
LYV' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.77  Med: 1.03 Max: 1.13
Current: 1.09
0.77
1.13
Quick Ratio 1.08
LYV's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
63% of the 333 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. LYV: 1.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
LYV' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.77  Med: 1.02 Max: 1.12
Current: 1.08
0.77
1.12
Days Inventory 0.35
LYV's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
96% of the 256 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 16.65 vs. LYV: 0.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
LYV' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.35  Med: 0.93 Max: 0.96
Current: 0.35
0.35
0.96
Days Sales Outstanding 24.85
LYV's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
80% of the 296 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 65.35 vs. LYV: 24.85 )
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: 26.4
Current: 24.85
15.38
26.4
Days Payable 46.90
LYV's Days Payable is ranked lower than
55% of the 249 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 58.18 vs. LYV: 46.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
LYV' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.53  Med: 52.24 Max: 59.86
Current: 46.9
5.53
59.86

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.60
LYV's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
64% of the 258 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: -2.30 vs. LYV: -0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
LYV' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -34.2  Med: -3.5 Max: 0
Current: -0.6
-34.2
0

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.96
LYV's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
64% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. LYV: 1.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
LYV' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.76  Med: 2 Max: 2.43
Current: 1.96
1.76
2.43
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.90
LYV's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
82% of the 343 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.13 vs. LYV: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
LYV' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.29  Med: 0.87 Max: 2.03
Current: 1.9
0.29
2.03
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 2.19
LYV's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
60% of the 403 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. LYV: 2.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
LYV' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 2.1 Max: 6.2
Current: 2.19
0.1
6.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 6.68
LYV's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
58% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9.41 vs. LYV: 6.68 )
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: 1.1 Max: 18.8
Current: 6.68
-29.1
18.8

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $8,355
EPS (TTM) $ -0.25
Beta1.31
Short Percentage of Float4.02%
52-Week Range $21.00 - 30.79
Shares Outstanding (Mil)204.76

Analyst Estimate

Dec17
Revenue (Mil $)
EPS ($) 0.11
EPS without NRI ($) 0.11
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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