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Liberty Broadband (NAS:LBRDK) EBITDA

: $2,170.0 Mil (TTM As of Sep. 2022)
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Liberty Broadband's EBITDA for the three months ended in Sep. 2022 was $477.0 Mil. Its EBITDA for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2022 was $2,170.0 Mil.

During the past 12 months, the average EBITDA Growth Rate of Liberty Broadband was 126.10% per year. During the past 3 years, the average EBITDA Growth Rate was 124.50% per year. During the past 5 years, the average EBITDA Growth Rate was -14.70% per year. Please click Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus) to see how GuruFocus calculates Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT)'s revenue growth rate. You can apply the same method to get the EBITDA Growth Rate using EBITDA data.

During the past 11 years, the highest 3-Year average EBITDA Growth Rate of Liberty Broadband was 124.50% per year. The lowest was -50.40% per year. And the median was -45.30% per year.

Liberty Broadband's EBITDA per Share for the three months ended in Sep. 2022 was $3.10. Its EBITDA per share for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2022 was $13.17.

During the past 12 months, the average EBITDA per Share Growth Rate of Liberty Broadband was 156.50% per year. During the past 3 years, the average EBITDA per Share Growth Rate was 123.10% per year. During the past 5 years, the average EBITDA per Share Growth Rate was -17.10% per year. Please click Growth Rate Calculation Example (GuruFocus) to see how GuruFocus calculates Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT)'s revenue growth rate. You can apply the same method to get the EBITDA per share growth rate using EBITDA per Share data.

During the past 11 years, the highest 3-Year average EBITDA per Share Growth Rate of Liberty Broadband was 123.10% per year. The lowest was -53.30% per year. And the median was -45.30% per year.


Liberty Broadband (NAS:LBRDK) EBITDA Historical Data

The historical data trend for Liberty Broadband's EBITDA can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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Liberty Broadband Annual Data
Trend Dec12 Dec13 Dec14 Dec15 Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19 Dec20 Dec21
EBITDA Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 2,473.94 117.96 182.00 404.00 1,334.00

Liberty Broadband Quarterly Data
Dec17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21 Dec21 Mar22 Jun22 Sep22
EBITDA Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 394.00 582.00 434.00 677.00 477.00

Liberty Broadband (NAS:LBRDK) EBITDA Competitive Comparison

For the Telecom Services subindustry, Liberty Broadband's EBITDA, along with its competitors' market caps and EBITDA data, can be viewed below:

* Competitive companies are chosen from companies within the same industry, with headquarter located in same country, with closest market capitalization; x-axis shows the market cap, and y-axis shows the term value; the bigger the dot, the larger the market cap. Note that "N/A" values will not show up in the chart.

   

Liberty Broadband (NAS:LBRDK) EBITDA Distribution

For the Telecommunication Services industry and Communication Services sector, Liberty Broadband's EBITDA distribution charts can be found below:

* The bar in red indicates where Liberty Broadband's EBITDA falls into.


Earnings Before Interest, Taxes, Depreciation, and Amortization (EBITDA) is what the company earns before it expenses interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization.

Liberty Broadband's EBITDA for the fiscal year that ended in Dec. 2021 is calculated as

Liberty Broadband's EBITDA was directly provided by GuruFocus' data source Morningstar. For the fiscal year ended in Dec. 2021, Liberty Broadband's EBITDA was $1,334.0 Mil.

Liberty Broadband's EBITDA for the quarter that ended in Sep. 2022 is calculated as

Liberty Broadband's EBITDA was directly provided by GuruFocus' data source Morningstar. For the quarter ended in Sep. 2022, Liberty Broadband's EBITDA was $477.0 Mil.

EBITDA for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2022 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $2,170.0 Mil.

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

Sometimes companies may have already deducted Depreciation and Amortization from Gross Profit. In this case Depreciation and Amortization needs to be added back when calculating EBITDA.

Liberty Broadband  (NAS:LBRDK) EBITDA Explanation

EBITDA is a cash flow measure that ignores changes in working capital. EBITDA minus Depreciation, and Amortization (DA) equals Operating Income. Operating Income is profit before interest and taxes. Of course, Interest and taxes need to be paid.

While depreciation and amortization expenses do not need to be paid in cash, assets - especially tangible assets - do need to be replaced over time. EBITDA is not a measure of profit in any sense. EBITDA is a measure of cash generation by a business where the uses of that cash may be more or less discretionary depending on the nature of the business.

The EBITDA of a TV station is largely discretionary. Owners may use much of the EBITDA generated by a TV station as they see fit. The EBITDA of a railroad is largely non-discretionary. Owners must use much of the EBITDA generated by a railroad to replace the physical assets of the railroad or the business will literally fall apart over time.

EBITDA can be thought of as the cash a business generates that is available to:

Add more inventory
Add more receivables
Replace property, plant, and equipment
Add more property, plant, and equipment
Pay interest
Pay taxes
And finally: pay owners

EBITDA is widely used in financial analysis because Depreciation and Amortization are not present day cash expenses.. Depreciation and amortization are the spreading out of the costs of assets over the time in which those assets provide benefits. Today's depreciation and amortization expenses relate to assets bought in the past. The assets being expensed may or may not need to be replaced in the future. And the cost to replace the assets may be more or less than it was in the past. For this reason, the depreciation and amortization expenses a company records in the present year may have no relationship to the actual cash costs needed to maintain its assets in future years.

A company's depreciation expense depends on both its expectations about the assets it owns and its choice of accounting methods. Two companies owning identical assets may have different depreciation expenses because they have different expectations about the useful lives of those assets and because they make different accounting choices.

Analysts use EBITDA to remove this element of personal choice from a company's accounting statements. The use of EBITDA is an attempt to make the results of different companies more comparable and uniform.


Be Aware

Although depreciation is not a cash cost it is a real business cost because the company has to pay for the fixed assets when they purchase them. Both Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger hate the idea of EBITDA because in this calculation, depreciation is not counted as an expense.

EBITDA over Revenue is a good metric for comparing the operating efficiencies between companies because EBITDA is less vulnerable to companies' accounting choices. For this reason, EBITDA is used in ranking the Predictability of Companies. Also Price-to-EBITDA is sometimes used in valuations.


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Liberty Broadband (NAS:LBRDK) Business Description

Liberty Broadband logo
Address
12300 Liberty Boulevard, Englewood, CO, USA, 80112
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 GCI Holdings, Charter. The firm derives the majority of its revenue from GCI Holdings.
Executives
Hamilton Sue Ann director 12405 POWERSCOURT DRIVE ST. LOUIS MO 63131
Engles Gregg L director 1225 SEVENTEENTH STREET SUITE 1000 DENVER CO 80202
Frist Julie D. director 810 JACKSON BLVD. NASHVILLE TN 37205
Wilm Renee L officer: Chief Legal Officer 12300 LIBERTY BOULEVARD ENGLEWOOD CO 80112
Malone John C director, 10 percent owner 12300 LIBERTY BLVD ENGLEWOOD CO 80112
Wendling Brian J officer: SVP/Controller/PFO 12300 LIBERTY BOULEVARD ENGLEWOOD CO 80112
Carleton Mark D officer: Chief Financial Officer 12300 LIBERTY BLVD. ENGLEWOOD CO 80112
Wargo J David director C/O WARGO & CO 712 FIFTH AVENUE 41ST FLOOR NEW YORK NY 10019
Fisher Donne F director 12300 LIBERTY BLVD ENGLEWOOD CO 80112
Welsh John E Iii director AVALON CAPITAL PARTNERS 181 MAIN ST COLD SPRING HARBOR NY 11724
Green Richard R director 12300 LIBERTY BOULEVARD ENGLEWOOD CO 80112
Maffei Gregory B director, officer: President/CEO 12300 LIBERTY BLVD ENGLEWOOD CO 80112
Liberty Media Corp 10 percent owner 12300 LIBERTY BOULEVARD ENGLEWOOD CO 80112
Rosenthaler Albert E officer: Senior Vice President 12300 LIBERTY BLVD ENGLEWOOD CO 80112
Shean Christopher W officer: Senior Vice President/CFO 12300 LIBERTY BLVD. ENGLEWOOD CO 80116

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