Liberty Broadband Corporation, a cable operator, provides video, Internet, and voice services to residential, and small and medium business customers in the United States.
Reasonable growth potential with proven track record.
Share Price & News
How has Liberty Broadband's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: LBRD.K has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: LBRD.K exceeded the US Media industry which returned -17.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: LBRD.K exceeded the US Market which returned -13.3% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Liberty Broadband's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StHave Insiders Been Selling Liberty Broadband Corporation (NASDAQ:LBRD.K) Shares?
3 months ago | Simply Wall StHere's Why Liberty Broadband's (NASDAQ:LBRD.K) Statutory Earnings Are Arguably Too Conservative
5 months ago | Simply Wall StWhat Kind Of Investor Owns Most Of Liberty Broadband Corporation (NASDAQ:LBRD.K)?
Is Liberty Broadband undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate LBRD.K's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate LBRD.K's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: LBRD.K is poor value based on its PE Ratio (176.8x) compared to the Media industry average (8.8x).
PE vs Market: LBRD.K is poor value based on its PE Ratio (176.8x) compared to the US market (12.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: LBRD.K is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (3.5x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: LBRD.K is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.9x) compared to the US Media industry average (0.8x).
How is Liberty Broadband forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 4 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: LBRD.K's forecast earnings growth (50.8% per year) is above the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: LBRD.K's earnings (50.8% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the US market (13.4% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: LBRD.K's revenue (11.1% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the US market (7% per year).
High Growth Revenue: LBRD.K's revenue (11.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: LBRD.K's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (4.9%).
How has Liberty Broadband performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: LBRD.K has a large one-off loss of $79.3M impacting its December 31 2019 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: LBRD.K's current net profit margins are higher than last year .
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: LBRD.K has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 23.5% per year.
Accelerating Growth: LBRD.K's earnings growth over the past year (67.6%) exceeds its 5-year average (23.5% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: LBRD.K earnings growth over the past year (67.6%) exceeded the Media industry 7.2%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: LBRD.K's Return on Equity (1.1%) is considered low.
How is Liberty Broadband's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: LBRD.K's short term assets ($52.1M) exceed its short term liabilities ($12.1M).
Long Term Liabilities: LBRD.K's short term assets ($52.1M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($1.6B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: LBRD.K's debt to equity ratio (5.4%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: LBRD.K's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 14.8% to 5.4% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: LBRD.K's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.
Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if LBRD.K's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.
What is Liberty Broadband's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate LBRD.K's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate LBRD.K's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if LBRD.K's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if LBRD.K's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of LBRD.K's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Greg Maffei (59yo)
Mr. Gregory B. Maffei, also known as Greg, served as the Chief Executive Officer of QVC Group from May 12, 2017 to 2018. Mr. Maffei has been Chief Executive Officer, President and a Director of GCI Liberty ...
|CEO, President & Director||5.83yrs||no data||0.78% $162.0m|
|Senior Advisor||0.75yr||no data||0.032% $6.5m|
|Principal Financial Officer||0.75yr||no data||0.00033% $68.1k|
|Chief Portfolio Officer & SVP of Investor Relations||0.75yr||no data||no data|
|Chief Legal Officer||0.58yr||no data||0.00016% $33.0k|
|Chief Corporate Development Officer||3.5yrs||US$147.04k||0.029% $6.1m|
|Senior VP||4.25yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Advisor||3.5yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: LBRD.K's management team is considered experienced (2.1 years average tenure).
|CEO, President & Director||5.83yrs||no data||0.78% $162.0m|
|Independent Director||5.08yrs||US$196.40k||0.069% $14.3m|
|Director||0.083yr||no data||0.63% $130.2m|
|Chairman||5.42yrs||no data||3.57% $738.0m|
|Independent Director||5.42yrs||US$216.82k||0.0029% $594.7k|
|Independent Director||5.42yrs||US$117.51k||0.00075% $154.9k|
Experienced Board: LBRD.K's board of directors are considered experienced (5.4 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: LBRD.K insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Liberty Broadband Corporation's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Liberty Broadband Corporation
- Ticker: LBRD.K
- Exchange: NasdaqGS
- Industry: Cable and Satellite
- Sector: Media
- Market Cap: US$20.649b
- Shares outstanding: 181.90m
- Website: https://www.libertybroadband.com
Number of Employees
- Liberty Broadband Corporation
- 12300 Liberty Boulevard
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|LBRD.A||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Series A Common Stock||US||USD||Nov 2014|
|LBRD.B||OTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)||Series B Common Stock||US||USD||Nov 2014|
|LBRD.K||NasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)||Yes||Series C Common Stock||US||USD||Nov 2014|
|8L8||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Series A Common Stock||DE||EUR||Nov 2014|
|8L8C||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Series C Common Stock||DE||EUR||Nov 2014|
|LBRD34||BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)||BDR EACH 1 REP 0.5 COM USD0.01 CL C||BR||BRL||May 2019|
Liberty Broadband Corporation, a cable operator, provides video, Internet, and voice services to residential, and small and medium business customers in the United States. The company operates through Skyhook and Charter segments. The Skyhook segment offers Precision Location Solution, a location determination service for mobile device makers, wireless carriers, and asset tracking platforms to understand the precise geographic location and movement of mobile devices, as well as for enhancing the location determination capabilities of a hybrid location system. It also provides Geospatial Insights, a location intelligence and data insights service for enterprises, research and consulting firms, financial institutions, and advertisers to understand, measure, and optimize the performance of businesses; benchmark performance against competitors; enhance customer experience; advertise to, and target existing and prospective customers; and measure the efficacy of advertising campaigns in driving real-world actions. The Charter segment offers subscription-based video services comprising video on demand, high definition television, and digital video recorder service; and local and long distance calling, voicemail, call waiting, caller ID, call forwarding, and other voice services, as well as international calling services. It also provides Internet services, including an in-home Wi-Fi product that provides customers with high performance wireless routers; and a security suite that offers protection against computer viruses and spyware. In addition, this segment offers Internet access, data networking, fiber connectivity to cellular towers and office buildings, video entertainment, and business telephone services; advertising services on cable television networks and digital outlets; and regional sports networks and local sports, news, and community channels. The company is based in Englewood, Colorado.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/04/07 03:23|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/04/06 00:00|
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