Liberty Global plc [NASDAQ: LBTYK] loss -0.37% or -0.1 points to close at $26.76 with a heavy trading volume of 3617838 shares. The company report on July 30, 2021 that Liberty Global Reports Q2 2021 Results.
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It opened the trading session at $26.93, the shares rose to $27.00 and dropped to $26.425, the range by which the price of stock traded the whole day. The daily chart for LBTYK points out that the company has recorded 11.25% gains over the past six months. However, it is still -45.75% lower than its most recent low trading price.
If we look at the average trading volume of 2.08M shares, LBTYK reached to a volume of 3617838 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.
Here is what top equities market gurus are saying about Liberty Global plc [LBTYK]:
Pivotal Research Group have made an estimate for Liberty Global plc shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Buy, with their previous recommendation back on December 17, 2019.
The Average True Range (ATR) for Liberty Global plc is set at 0.65, with the Price to Sales ratio for LBTYK stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.78. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.10.
Trading performance analysis for LBTYK stock
Liberty Global plc [LBTYK] gain into the green zone at the end of the last week, gaining into a positive trend and gaining by 1.90. With this latest performance, LBTYK shares dropped by -1.94% in over the last four-week period, additionally plugging by 11.25% over the last 6 months – not to mention a rise of 17.57% in the past year of trading.
Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for LBTYK stock in for the last two-week period is set at 54.00, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 58.34, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 51.94 for Liberty Global plc [LBTYK]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 26.82, while it was recorded at 26.37 for the last single week of trading, and 24.88 for the last 200 days.
Liberty Global plc [LBTYK]: A deeper dive into fundamental analysis
Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and Liberty Global plc [LBTYK] shares currently have an operating margin of +18.48 and a Gross Margin at +37.02. Liberty Global plc’s Net Margin is presently recorded at -13.59.
Return on Total Capital for LBTYK is now 6.18, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is -4.85. Return on Equity for this stock declined to -11.94, with Return on Assets sitting at -3.01. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, Liberty Global plc [LBTYK] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 120.37. Additionally, LBTYK Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 54.62, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 27.83. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 110.77, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 50.27.
Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, Liberty Global plc [LBTYK] managed to generate an average of -$70,783 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 9.42 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.22.
An analysis of insider ownership at Liberty Global plc [LBTYK]
There are presently around $8,331 million, or 85.12% of LBTYK stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of LBTYK stocks are: BAUPOST GROUP LLC/MA with ownership of 54,555,407, which is approximately 0% of the company’s market cap and around 5.70% of the total institutional ownership; DODGE & COX, holding 17,783,768 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $475.89 million in LBTYK stocks shares; and LUXOR CAPITAL GROUP, LP, currently with $429.18 million in LBTYK stock with ownership of nearly 0.995% of the company’s market capitalization.
Positions in Liberty Global plc stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of July and at the time of the July reporting period, where 149 institutional holders increased their position in Liberty Global plc [NASDAQ:LBTYK] by around 29,784,913 shares. Additionally, 139 investors decreased positions by around 19,340,628 shares, while 80 investors held positions by with 262,211,771 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 311,337,312 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. LBTYK stock had 31 new institutional investments in for a total of 2,773,789 shares, while 35 institutional investors sold positions of 2,782,366 shares during the same period.