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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
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.08
LBRDK's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
79% of the 416 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.30 vs. LBRDK: 0.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
LBRDK' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.08  Med: 0.43 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.08
0.08
No Debt
Equity-to-Asset 0.88
LBRDK's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
98% of the 413 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.41 vs. LBRDK: 0.88 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
LBRDK' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 0.88 Max: 0.96
Current: 0.88
0.83
0.96
Debt-to-Equity 0.05
LBRDK's Debt-to-Equity is ranked higher than
92% of the 329 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.74 vs. LBRDK: 0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-Equity only.
LBRDK' s Debt-to-Equity Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.05  Med: 0.07 Max: 0.19
Current: 0.05
0.05
0.19
Debt-to-EBITDA 0.20
LBRDK's Debt-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
92% of the 338 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. LBRDK: 0.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Debt-to-EBITDA only.
LBRDK' s Debt-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.07  Med: -0.87 Max: 0.4
Current: 0.2
-7.07
0.4
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 6.99
Beneish M-Score: -2.80
WACC vs ROIC
10.74%
-0.10%
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 : 3/10

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industry
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history
Operating Margin % -58.37
LBRDK's Operating Margin % is ranked lower than
97% of the 415 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 10.31 vs. LBRDK: -58.37 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
LBRDK' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -194.61  Med: -0.11 Max: 55.71
Current: -58.37
-194.61
55.71
Net Margin % 9562.57
LBRDK's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
100% of the 415 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 5.09 vs. LBRDK: 9562.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
LBRDK' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -194.95  Med: 53.19 Max: 15533.66
Current: 9562.57
-194.95
15533.66
ROE % 20.92
LBRDK's ROE % is ranked higher than
80% of the 391 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 8.37 vs. LBRDK: 20.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
LBRDK' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.1  Med: 7.01 Max: 44.99
Current: 20.92
-5.1
44.99
ROA % 18.41
LBRDK's ROA % is ranked higher than
96% of the 421 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. LBRDK: 18.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
LBRDK' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.55  Med: 6.21 Max: 28
Current: 18.41
-4.55
28
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 16340.66
LBRDK's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
100% of the 418 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 17.16 vs. LBRDK: 16340.66 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
LBRDK' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -2589.13  Med: 942.43 Max: 16340.66
Current: 16340.66
-2589.13
16340.66
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -55.00
LBRDK's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
99% of the 383 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. LBRDK: -55.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
LBRDK' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -61  Med: -47.1 Max: -2.5
Current: -55
-61
-2.5
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Guru Trades

Q3 2017

LBRDK Guru Trades in Q3 2017

Jim Simons 135,916 sh (New)
Ron Baron 300,000 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 440 sh (unchged)
George Soros 7,744,036 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 172,113 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 446,487 sh (-1.61%)
Murray Stahl 912,133 sh (-2.82%)
Wallace Weitz 2,137,701 sh (-3.74%)
Jana Partners 4,388,473 sh (-14.83%)
Leucadia National 13,693 sh (-15.28%)
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Q4 2017

LBRDK Guru Trades in Q4 2017

Lou Simpson 388,520 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 87,900 sh (New)
Pioneer Investments 98,264 sh (New)
Jim Simons 486,300 sh (+257.79%)
Leucadia National 15,153 sh (+10.66%)
Wallace Weitz 2,152,971 sh (+0.71%)
George Soros 7,744,036 sh (unchged)
Ron Baron 300,000 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner 172,113 sh (unchged)
First Eagle Investment 440 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli 423,330 sh (-5.19%)
Murray Stahl 841,797 sh (-7.71%)
Jana Partners 1,018,684 sh (-76.79%)
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Q1 2018

LBRDK Guru Trades in Q1 2018

Ruane Cunniff 2,747,777 sh (New)
Lou Simpson 1,596,294 sh (+310.87%)
Tom Gayner 172,113 sh (unchged)
Ron Baron 300,000 sh (unchged)
Jana Partners Sold Out
First Eagle Investment Sold Out
Leucadia National Sold Out
Steven Cohen Sold Out
George Soros 7,669,036 sh (-0.97%)
Murray Stahl 822,810 sh (-2.26%)
Wallace Weitz 2,053,262 sh (-4.63%)
Mario Gabelli 399,943 sh (-5.52%)
Pioneer Investments 65,309 sh (-33.54%)
Jim Simons 233,400 sh (-52.00%)
» More
Q2 2018

LBRDK Guru Trades in Q2 2018

Lou Simpson 4,168,737 sh (+161.15%)
Jim Simons 541,600 sh (+132.05%)
Ron Baron 593,520 sh (+97.84%)
Ruane Cunniff 3,518,328 sh (+28.04%)
Wallace Weitz 2,155,002 sh (+4.96%)
Tom Gayner 172,113 sh (unchged)
Murray Stahl 797,920 sh (-3.02%)
Mario Gabelli 384,502 sh (-3.86%)
George Soros 7,344,036 sh (-4.24%)
Pioneer Investments 29,334 sh (-55.08%)
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Business Description

Industry: Communication Services » Pay TV    NAICS: 515210    SIC: 4841
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Traded in other countries:8L8.Germany, LBRDB.USA,
Headquarter Location:USA
Liberty Broadband Corp serves in the telecommunications industry in the United States. It provides cable services to both residential and small to medium businesses through its fiber, hybrid fiber, and coaxial cable infrastructure.

Liberty Broadband Corp serves in the telecommunications industry in the United States. It provides cable services to both residential and small to medium businesses through its fiber, hybrid fiber, and coaxial cable infrastructure. The services provided by the company are residential services which include video services, internet services, voice services, and mobile services, commercial services which include small, and medium business and enterprise solutions, advertising services, and other services which include security and home management. The reportable segments of the company are skyhook which is a wholly owned subsidiary of company engaged in providing precision location solution, and charter which provides cable services. The firm derives majority of its revenue from skyhook.

Top Ranked Articles about Liberty Broadband Corp

Wally Weitz Comments on Liberty Broadband Guru stock highlight
The Fund’s top (long) detractor for the quarter was Liberty Broadband (NASDAQ:LBRDA) (-11%), a holding company that owns a significant stake in U.S. broadband and cable TV provider Charter Communications. Progress in Charter’s integration of Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks has come in fits and starts, making it difficult for analysts to forecast results in any given quarter. We continue to have strong conviction in Charter’s long-term opportunities and position as an advantaged provider of broadband connectivity. Investors are encouraged to read our Analyst Corner feature on Charter for a more in-depth discussion. Read more...
Recent Analysis Shows Liberty Broadband, Primerica, Adtalem Global Education, Newpark Resources, Varian Medical, and Eagle Materials Market Influences — Renewed Outlook, Key Drivers of Growth
Sequoia Fund Comments on Liberty Broadband Guru stock highlight
Liberty Broadband (NASDAQ:LBRDA) is another holding company with essentially one asset: a large interest in leading U.S. cable company Charter Communications. We have long admired the management at Charter and view it as a competitively advantaged provider of what many describe as the essential utility of the 21st century: broadband internet service. Calculating the earning potential of this evolving, capital-intensive business is a complicated exercise, but by our reckoning, we purchased our stake for a low price relative to the cash profit growth we expect in coming years. Read more...
Former Buffett Associate Lou Simpson Buys 2 New Stocks Once head of Geico, Simpson no runs SQ Advisors
Lou Simpson (Trades, Portfolio), who formerly managed investments for Berkshire Hathaway’s subsidiary, Geico, reported two new buys at his current firm, SQ Advisors. Read more...
Wally Weitz Comments on Liberty Broadband Guru stock highlight
Shares of Liberty Broadband (NASDAQ:LBRDA), which represent Liberty Media’s 26% stake in Charter Communications, declined ~11% during the fourth quarter. In October, Charter reported a larger-than-expected decline in video subscribers and slower growth in the high- speed data (i.e., broadband) business. While strategic interest in Charter’s core cable assets appears to remain high, management continues to believe the most tax- efficient path to maximizing shareholder value is by gradually improving the Time Warner Cable and Brighthouse assets standalone. Despite the fourth-quarter breather, shares of Liberty Broadband were healthy contributors to full-year performance. Read more...
George Soros: Betting Big on Human Behavior The hedge fund manager has used a little-known scientific idea to build an empire
George Soros' Top 5 Buys of 3rd Quarter The second most successful investment manager reports portfolio
George Soros (Trades, Portfolio), one of the world’s foremost investors, ceased managing investment funds in 2011 after earning about 20% average annual returns since founding Soros Fund Management in 1969. As the chairman of the firm’s second iteration managing family and foundation money, Soros and managers purchased 105 stocks in the third quarter and sold out of 70. Read more...

Ratios

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industry
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history
PE Ratio 7.11
LBRDK's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
92% of the 315 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 19.33 vs. LBRDK: 7.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
LBRDK' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.11  Med: 10.37 Max: 14.69
Current: 7.11
6.11
14.69
PE Ratio without NRI 7.11
LBRDK's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
93% of the 312 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 19.26 vs. LBRDK: 7.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
LBRDK' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.11  Med: 10.37 Max: 14.69
Current: 7.11
6.11
14.69
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 5.86
LBRDK's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked higher than
89% of the 211 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 17.03 vs. LBRDK: 5.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
LBRDK' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.03  Med: 6.37 Max: 566.29
Current: 5.86
5.03
566.29
PB Ratio 1.41
LBRDK's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
72% of the 391 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.07 vs. LBRDK: 1.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
LBRDK' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.18  Med: 1.68 Max: 2.18
Current: 1.41
1.18
2.18
PS Ratio 680.07
LBRDK's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
100% of the 405 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. LBRDK: 680.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
LBRDK' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 51.59  Med: 108.2 Max: 1440
Current: 680.07
51.59
1440
EV-to-EBIT 5.96
LBRDK's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
92% of the 333 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 15.66 vs. LBRDK: 5.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
LBRDK' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -82.2  Med: 6.05 Max: 415
Current: 5.96
-82.2
415
EV-to-EBITDA 5.95
LBRDK's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
70% of the 364 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 8.29 vs. LBRDK: 5.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
LBRDK' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -91  Med: 6.05 Max: 382.1
Current: 5.95
-91
382.1
EV-to-Revenue 696.77
LBRDK's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
100% of the 416 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. LBRDK: 696.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
LBRDK' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 48.9  Med: 171.05 Max: 1470.1
Current: 696.77
48.9
1470.1
Current Ratio 9.55
LBRDK's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
98% of the 414 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. LBRDK: 9.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
LBRDK' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 7.97 Max: 74.21
Current: 9.55
0.41
74.21
Quick Ratio 9.55
LBRDK's Quick Ratio is ranked higher than
98% of the 414 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. LBRDK: 9.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
LBRDK' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 7.97 Max: 74.21
Current: 9.55
0.41
74.21

Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio -28.30
LBRDK's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked lower than
89% of the 270 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: -1.80 vs. LBRDK: -28.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
LBRDK' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -28.3  Med: -16.9 Max: 0.4
Current: -28.3
-28.3
0.4

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.41
LBRDK's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
81% of the 288 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. LBRDK: 1.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
LBRDK' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.28  Med: 1.68 Max: 2.01
Current: 1.41
1.28
2.01
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.78
LBRDK's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 245 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 1.29 vs. LBRDK: 1.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
LBRDK' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.64  Med: 1.73 Max: 1.82
Current: 1.78
1.64
1.82
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 6.28
LBRDK's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked lower than
98% of the 371 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. LBRDK: 6.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
LBRDK' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.54  Med: 2.28 Max: 12.35
Current: 6.28
0.54
12.35
Price-to-Graham-Number 0.67
LBRDK's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked higher than
90% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. LBRDK: 0.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
LBRDK' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.63  Med: 0.75 Max: 1.06
Current: 0.67
0.63
1.06
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 16.79
LBRDK's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
94% of the 426 Companies
in the Global Pay TV industry.

( Industry Median: 4.81 vs. LBRDK: 16.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
LBRDK' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -4.9  Med: 0.4 Max: 19.3
Current: 16.79
-4.9
19.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $22.13
EPS (TTM) $ 11.56
Beta1.30
Volatility27.16%
52-Week Range $68.33 - 99.68
Shares Outstanding (Mil)181.35

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 55
Positive ROAY
Positive CFROAN
Higher ROA yoyY
CFROA > ROAN
Lower Leverage yoyY
Higher Current Ratio yoyN
Less Shares Outstanding yoyY
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyY

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