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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 0.07
NAS:LBTYA's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
57% of the 825 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. NAS:LBTYA: 0.07 )
NAS:LBTYA' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.05   Max: No Debt
Current: 0.07

Equity to Asset 0.17
NAS:LBTYA's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
63% of the 829 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.39 vs. NAS:LBTYA: 0.17 )
NAS:LBTYA' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 0.93
Current: 0.17

0.04
0.93
Interest Coverage 0.88
NAS:LBTYA's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
59% of the 573 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 6.57 vs. NAS:LBTYA: 0.88 )
NAS:LBTYA' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 9999.99
Current: 0.88

0.52
9999.99
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 0.27
M-Score: -2.16
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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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 13.90
NAS:LBTYA's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
84% of the 835 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 12.24 vs. NAS:LBTYA: 13.90 )
NAS:LBTYA' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -87.88   Max: 19.97
Current: 13.9

-87.88
19.97
Net-margin (%) -6.66
NAS:LBTYA's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 835 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 7.47 vs. NAS:LBTYA: -6.66 )
NAS:LBTYA' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -587.92   Max: 10.89
Current: -6.66

-587.92
10.89
ROE (%) -8.02
NAS:LBTYA's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 803 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 12.18 vs. NAS:LBTYA: -8.02 )
NAS:LBTYA' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -40.22   Max: 14.61
Current: -8.02

-40.22
14.61
ROA (%) -1.42
NAS:LBTYA's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
65% of the 839 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 4.77 vs. NAS:LBTYA: -1.42 )
NAS:LBTYA' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -37.82   Max: 2.76
Current: -1.42

-37.82
2.76
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 8.39
NAS:LBTYA's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 835 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 20.74 vs. NAS:LBTYA: 8.39 )
NAS:LBTYA' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -1371.34   Max: 14.76
Current: 8.39

-1371.34
14.76
Revenue Growth (%) 9.20
NAS:LBTYA's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 731 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. NAS:LBTYA: 9.20 )
NAS:LBTYA' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 53.9
Current: 9.2

0
53.9
EBITDA Growth (%) 23.90
NAS:LBTYA's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
91% of the 653 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 vs. NAS:LBTYA: 23.90 )
NAS:LBTYA' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 169
Current: 23.9

0
169
EPS Growth (%) -14.40
NAS:LBTYA's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 622 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.30 vs. NAS:LBTYA: -14.40 )
NAS:LBTYA' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: 0   Max: 163.1
Current: -14.4

0
163.1
» NAS:LBTYA's 10-Y Financials

Financials


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

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Guru Trades

Q3 2013

LBTYA Guru Trades in Q3 2013

Columbia Wanger 800,000 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 7,500 sh (New)
Louis Moore Bacon 71,463 sh (New)
Murray Stahl 5,672 sh (New)
Steve Mandel 3,203,911 sh (+59.42%)
Jim Simons 723,587 sh (+7.5%)
David Einhorn 1,246,918 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 2,497,905 sh (unchged)
Bill Gates 2,119,515 sh (unchged)
Eric Mindich 3,000,000 sh (unchged)
John Hussman Sold Out
John Burbank Sold Out
Larry Robbins Sold Out
Julian Robertson Sold Out
Pioneer Investments 61,519 sh (-1.09%)
Lee Ainslie 3,311,993 sh (-1.65%)
Mario Gabelli 747,459 sh (-3.02%)
John Griffin 4,155,000 sh (-4.04%)
Daniel Loeb 2,750,000 sh (-8.33%)
Eric Mindich 1,120,000 sh (-13.4%)
George Soros 1,034,058 sh (-23.79%)
Steven Cohen 193,571 sh (-46.79%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 71,540 sh (-95.29%)
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Q4 2013

LBTYA Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Warren Buffett 2,948,285 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 2,515 sh (New)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 198,051 sh (+176.84%)
Ray Dalio 16,400 sh (+118.67%)
Pioneer Investments 98,858 sh (+60.7%)
Steve Mandel 4,459,542 sh (+39.19%)
Jim Simons 973,087 sh (+34.48%)
Murray Stahl 7,300 sh (+28.7%)
George Soros 1,141,696 sh (+10.41%)
David Einhorn 1,246,918 sh (unchged)
John Griffin 4,155,000 sh (unchged)
Bill Gates 2,119,515 sh (unchged)
Columbia Wanger 800,000 sh (unchged)
Eric Mindich Sold Out
Dodge & Cox 2,493,005 sh (-0.2%)
Mario Gabelli 730,447 sh (-2.28%)
Daniel Loeb 1,800,000 sh (-34.55%)
Lee Ainslie 1,552,734 sh (-53.12%)
Steven Cohen 18,106 sh (-90.65%)
Louis Moore Bacon 5,911 sh (-91.73%)
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Q1 2014

LBTYA Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Chuck Royce 6,700 sh (New)
Scott Black 143,761 sh (New)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 6,627,035 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 1,701,363 sh (+9296.68%)
Louis Moore Bacon 32,825 sh (+455.32%)
Paul Tudor Jones 12,024 sh (+378.09%)
Warren Buffett 7,346,968 sh (+149.19%)
Steve Mandel 6,982,402 sh (+56.57%)
Pioneer Investments 114,852 sh (+16.18%)
Steven Cohen 100,000 sh (unchged)
David Einhorn 1,246,918 sh (unchged)
Bill Gates 2,119,515 sh (unchged)
Columbia Wanger 800,000 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl Sold Out
Daniel Loeb Sold Out
Dodge & Cox 2,492,405 sh (-0.02%)
Mario Gabelli 678,017 sh (-7.18%)
John Griffin 2,580,000 sh (-37.91%)
Lee Ainslie 899,319 sh (-42.08%)
Ray Dalio 8,000 sh (-51.22%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 63,800 sh (-67.79%)
Jim Simons 109,187 sh (-88.78%)
George Soros 38,000 sh (-96.67%)
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Q2 2014

LBTYA Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Larry Robbins 1,479,329 sh (New)
Caxton Associates 700,000 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 234,000 sh (+1846.11%)
George Soros 718,000 sh (+1789.47%)
Jim Simons 1,825,687 sh (+1572.07%)
Lee Ainslie 1,497,100 sh (+66.47%)
Warren Buffett 9,866,546 sh (+34.29%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 6,811,342 sh (+2.78%)
Dodge & Cox 2,492,405 sh (unchged)
Columbia Wanger 800,000 sh (unchged)
David Einhorn 1,246,918 sh (unchged)
George Soros 220,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 928,600 sh (unchged)
Bill Gates 2,119,515 sh (unchged)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 63,800 sh (unchged)
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
John Griffin Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Mario Gabelli 673,587 sh (-0.65%)
Pioneer Investments 109,598 sh (-4.57%)
Steve Mandel 6,519,720 sh (-6.63%)
Scott Black 106,676 sh (-25.8%)
Chuck Royce 2,700 sh (-59.7%)
» More
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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with NAS:LBTYA

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
John Griffin 2014-06-30 Sold Out 1.2%$38.49 - $45.61 $ 43.112%0
Lee Ainslie 2014-06-30 Add 66.47%0.38%$38.49 - $45.61 $ 43.112%1497100
George Soros 2014-06-30 Add 1789.47%0.23%$38.49 - $45.61 $ 43.112%718000
Scott Black 2014-06-30 Reduce -25.8%0.17%$38.49 - $45.61 $ 43.112%106676
Warren Buffett 2014-06-30 Add 34.29%0.1%$38.49 - $45.61 $ 43.112%9866546
Ray Dalio 2014-06-30 Sold Out $38.49 - $45.61 $ 43.112%0
Daniel Loeb 2014-03-31 Sold Out 2.8%$40.36 - $45.96 $ 43.110%0
John Griffin 2014-03-31 Reduce -37.91%1.44%$40.36 - $45.96 $ 43.110%2580000
George Soros 2014-03-31 Reduce -96.67%0.83%$40.36 - $45.96 $ 43.110%38000
Lee Ainslie 2014-03-31 Reduce -42.08%0.76%$40.36 - $45.96 $ 43.110%899319
Scott Black 2014-03-31 New Buy0.65%$40.36 - $89.98 $ 43.11-40%143761
Steve Mandel 2014-03-31 Add 56.57%0.47%$40.36 - $45.96 $ 43.110%6982402
Warren Buffett 2014-03-31 Add 149.19%0.17%$40.36 - $45.96 $ 43.110%7346968
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2014-03-31 Reduce -67.79%0.03%$40.36 - $45.96 $ 43.110%63800
Ray Dalio 2014-03-31 Reduce -51.22%0.01%$40.36 - $45.96 $ 43.110%8000
Lee Ainslie 2013-12-31 Reduce -53.12%1.91%$74.9 - $88.35 $ 43.11-47%1552734
Daniel Loeb 2013-12-31 Reduce -34.55%1.9%$74.9 - $88.35 $ 43.11-47%1800000
Steve Mandel 2013-12-31 Add 39.19%0.48%$74.9 - $88.35 $ 43.11-47%4459542
Warren Buffett 2013-12-31 New Buy0.25%$74.9 - $88.35 $ 43.11-47%2948285
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-12-31 Add 176.84%0.03%$74.9 - $88.35 $ 43.11-47%198051
Ray Dalio 2013-12-31 Add 118.67%0.01%$74.9 - $88.35 $ 43.11-47%16400
Julian Robertson 2013-09-30 Sold Out 2.2%$74.84 - $81.41 $ 43.11-45%0
Daniel Loeb 2013-09-30 Reduce -8.33%0.42%$74.84 - $81.41 $ 43.11-45%2750000
Steve Mandel 2013-09-30 Add 59.42%0.41%$74.84 - $81.41 $ 43.11-45%3203911
Jean-Marie Eveillard 2013-09-30 Reduce -95.29%0.33%$74.84 - $81.41 $ 43.11-45%71540
George Soros 2013-09-30 Reduce -23.79%0.26%$74.84 - $81.41 $ 43.11-45%1034058
John Hussman 2013-09-30 Sold Out 0.22%$74.84 - $81.41 $ 43.11-45%0
John Griffin 2013-09-30 Reduce -4.04%0.15%$74.84 - $81.41 $ 43.11-45%4155000
Ray Dalio 2013-09-30 New Buy0.01%$74.84 - $81.41 $ 43.11-45%7500
John Burbank 2013-09-30 Sold Out $74.84 - $81.41 $ 43.11-45%0
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/B 2.05
NAS:LBTYA's P/B is ranked higher than
70% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 3.34 vs. NAS:LBTYA: 2.05 )
NAS:LBTYA' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.49   Max: 6.32
Current: 2.05

0.49
6.32
P/S 1.14
NAS:LBTYA's P/S is ranked higher than
74% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. NAS:LBTYA: 1.14 )
NAS:LBTYA' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 1.42
Current: 1.14

0.17
1.42
PFCF 9.56
NAS:LBTYA's PFCF is ranked higher than
93% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 35.43 vs. NAS:LBTYA: 9.56 )
NAS:LBTYA' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 1.68   Max: 26.84
Current: 9.56

1.68
26.84
EV-to-EBIT 35.08
NAS:LBTYA's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
74% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 17.90 vs. NAS:LBTYA: 35.08 )
NAS:LBTYA' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 14.8   Max: 298.3
Current: 35.08

14.8
298.3
Current Ratio 0.55
NAS:LBTYA's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
57% of the 587 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. NAS:LBTYA: 0.55 )
NAS:LBTYA' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 2.36
Current: 0.55

0.53
2.36
Quick Ratio 0.55
NAS:LBTYA's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
58% of the 587 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.97 vs. NAS:LBTYA: 0.55 )
NAS:LBTYA' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.53   Max: 2.36
Current: 0.55

0.53
2.36

Valuation & Return

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Price/DCF (Projected) 1.55
NAS:LBTYA's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
78% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. NAS:LBTYA: 1.55 )
NAS:LBTYA' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 1.81
Current: 1.55

0.28
1.81
Price/Median PS Value 1.41
NAS:LBTYA's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
58% of the 901 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. NAS:LBTYA: 1.41 )
NAS:LBTYA' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 1.75
Current: 1.41

0.3
1.75
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 2.90
NAS:LBTYA's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
55% of the 767 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 6.80 vs. NAS:LBTYA: 2.90 )
NAS:LBTYA' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 0.3   Max: 6.8
Current: 2.9

0.3
6.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 27.03
NAS:LBTYA's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
86% of the 687 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 8.40 vs. NAS:LBTYA: 27.03 )
NAS:LBTYA' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 14.5   Max: 75.5
Current: 27.03

14.5
75.5

Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Pay TV
Compare:CMCSA, TWC, NPSNY, BSYBY, DISH » details
Traded in other countries:1LG.Germany, 1LGC.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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