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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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Cash-to-Debt 0.96
LYV's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
52% of the 445 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.23 vs. LYV: 0.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
LYV' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 0.64 Max: N/A
Current: 0.96
Equity-to-Asset 0.14
LYV's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
89% of the 414 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. LYV: 0.14 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
LYV' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.14  Med: 0.25 Max: 0.36
Current: 0.14
0.14
0.36
Interest Coverage 1.93
LYV's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
86% of the 345 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 17.70 vs. LYV: 1.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
LYV' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.07  Med: 0.76 Max: 1.93
Current: 1.93
0.07
1.93
Piotroski F-Score: 6
Altman Z-Score: 1.62
Beneish M-Score: -2.76
WACC vs ROIC
5.95%
8.98%
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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Operating Margin % 2.42
LYV's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
62% of the 436 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 6.08 vs. LYV: 2.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
LYV' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.28  Med: 0.22 Max: 2.42
Current: 2.42
-7.28
2.42
Net Margin % 0.17
LYV's Net Margin % is ranked lower than
64% of the 436 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.61 vs. LYV: 0.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
LYV' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.86  Med: -1.38 Max: 0.17
Current: 0.17
-5.86
0.17
ROE % -2.94
LYV's ROE % is ranked lower than
71% of the 414 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.84 vs. LYV: -2.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
LYV' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -30.99  Med: -6.51 Max: -1.59
Current: -2.94
-30.99
-1.59
ROA % 0.21
LYV's ROA % is ranked lower than
60% of the 448 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.88 vs. LYV: 0.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
LYV' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.16  Med: -1.59 Max: 0.21
Current: 0.21
-9.16
0.21
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 22.11
LYV's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
59% of the 443 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 14.03 vs. LYV: 22.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
LYV' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -31.91  Med: 1.54 Max: 22.11
Current: 22.11
-31.91
22.11
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 7.40
LYV's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
69% of the 368 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. LYV: 7.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
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
LYV's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked higher than
50% of the 309 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. LYV: 4.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
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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Business Description

Industry: Entertainment » Media - Diversified    NAICS: 711190    SIC: 7999
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Traded in other countries:3LN.Germany,
Headquarter Location:USA
Live Nation Entertainment Inc is a live entertainment company, and a producer of live music concerts. It is involved in 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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Forward PE Ratio 312.50
LYV's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
100% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 16.75 vs. LYV: 312.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 12.22
LYV's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
69% of the 157 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 17.21 vs. LYV: 12.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
LYV' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.19  Med: 18.31 Max: 1604.71
Current: 12.22
8.19
1604.71
PB Ratio 6.35
LYV's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
87% of the 389 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.90 vs. LYV: 6.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
LYV' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.24  Med: 1.84 Max: 6.68
Current: 6.35
0.24
6.68
PS Ratio 0.85
LYV's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
77% of the 415 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.98 vs. LYV: 0.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
LYV' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.38 Max: 0.89
Current: 0.85
0.05
0.89
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 10.64
LYV's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
66% of the 160 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 15.94 vs. LYV: 10.64 )
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: 6.99  Med: 16.01 Max: 309.29
Current: 10.64
6.99
309.29
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 8.13
LYV's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
63% of the 218 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 10.33 vs. LYV: 8.13 )
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: 4.39  Med: 10.66 Max: 341.02
Current: 8.13
4.39
341.02
EV-to-EBIT 45.60
LYV's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
84% of the 303 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 16.23 vs. LYV: 45.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
LYV' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -708  Med: 39.5 Max: 972.1
Current: 45.6
-708
972.1
EV-to-EBITDA 13.00
LYV's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
56% of the 342 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 12.11 vs. LYV: 13.00 )
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: 13
-9.1
26.9
Current Ratio 1.02
LYV's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
73% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. LYV: 1.02 )
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: 1.02
0.81
1.25
Quick Ratio 1.02
LYV's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
67% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.45 vs. LYV: 1.02 )
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: 1.02
0.81
1.25
Days Inventory 0.35
LYV's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
96% of the 299 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 17.38 vs. LYV: 0.35 )
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: 0.96
Current: 0.35
0.53
0.96
Days Sales Outstanding 24.93
LYV's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
79% of the 344 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 68.59 vs. LYV: 24.93 )
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: 24.93
15.38
26.4
Days Payable 54.21
LYV's Days Payable is ranked lower than
53% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 59.95 vs. LYV: 54.21 )
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: 54.21
5.53
59.86

Buy Back

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3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -0.70
LYV's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
63% of the 281 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: -2.70 vs. LYV: -0.70 )
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: -0.7
-34.2
0

Valuation & Return

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Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.84
LYV's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
61% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. LYV: 1.84 )
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: 1.46  Med: 2.31 Max: 76.5
Current: 1.84
1.46
76.5
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 2.18
LYV's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
87% of the 378 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. LYV: 2.18 )
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: 0.14  Med: 1.01 Max: 2.12
Current: 2.18
0.14
2.12
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 2.19
LYV's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
57% of the 449 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 3.01 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: -47.3  Med: 0.8 Max: 6.2
Current: 2.19
-47.3
6.2
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 7.89
LYV's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
55% of the 214 Companies
in the Global Media - Diversified industry.

( Industry Median: 9.24 vs. LYV: 7.89 )
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: 1.2 Max: 18.8
Current: 7.89
-29.1
18.8

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $8,560.40
EPS (TTM) $ -0.18
Beta1.19
Short Percentage of Float5.18%
52-Week Range $22.20 - 36.44
Shares Outstanding (Mil)204.07

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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