News articles about Liberty Global (NASDAQ:LBTYK) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Liberty Global earned a daily sentiment score of 0.05 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the company an impact score of 46.5145332023395 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Separately, ValuEngine cut shares of Liberty Global from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, March 1st.
Shares of LBTYK traded down $0.36 during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting $29.80. 2,602,367 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 3,012,305. Liberty Global has a fifty-two week low of $27.36 and a fifty-two week high of $37.86. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 5.95, a current ratio of 0.43 and a quick ratio of 0.43.
Liberty Global (NASDAQ:LBTYK) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February 14th. The company reported ($0.68) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The business had revenue of $3.99 billion for the quarter. Liberty Global had a negative return on equity of 21.22% and a negative net margin of 15.83%.
Liberty Global announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a stock buyback program on Monday, December 18th that allows the company to buyback $2.00 billion in outstanding shares. This buyback authorization allows the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Shares buyback programs are typically a sign that the company’s board believes its shares are undervalued.
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Liberty Global Company Profile
Liberty Global plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides video, broadband Internet, fixed-line telephony, mobile, and other communications services to residential customers and businesses in Europe. It offers video services, including digital video programming and audio services starting with a basic video service, video-on-demand, electronic programming guide, various premium channel packages, digital video recorders, various mobile applications, and set-top boxes.
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