NasdaqGS:GLIB.A

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

GCI Liberty, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides various communication services in the United States.

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Fundamentals

Fair value with questionable track record.

Risks

  • GCI Liberty is covered by less than 3 analysts.

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Share Price & News

How has GCI Liberty's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-1.1%

GLIB.A

-1.0%

US Telecom

-0.6%

US Market


1 Year Return

24.7%

GLIB.A

7.1%

US Telecom

0.6%

US Market

GLIB.A outperformed the Telecom industry which returned 7% over the past year.

GLIB.A outperformed the Market in United States of America which returned 1.1% over the past year.


Share holder returns

GLIB.AIndustryMarket
7 Day-1.1%-1.0%-0.6%
30 Day5.0%5.7%2.2%
90 Day2.6%8.9%1.1%
1 Year24.7%24.7%12.8%7.1%2.9%0.6%
3 Yearn/a14.6%-2.1%44.6%35.2%
5 Yearn/a34.9%4.0%61.9%44.2%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is GCI Liberty's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is GCI Liberty undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

9.14x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

Unable to calculate intrinsic value for GCI Liberty to establish if it is available at moderate discount.

Unable to calculate intrinsic value for GCI Liberty to establish if it is available at substantial discount.


Price Based on Earnings

GCI Liberty is good value based on earnings compared to the US Telecom industry average.

GCI Liberty is good value based on earnings compared to the United States of America market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

GCI Liberty earnings are not expected to grow next year, we can't assess if its growth is good value.


Price Based on Value of Assets

GCI Liberty is good value based on assets compared to the US Telecom industry average.


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Future Growth

How is GCI Liberty expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?

-58.8%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates


Future Annual Growth Analysis

GCI Liberty's revenue is expected to grow by 2.5% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).

GCI Liberty's earnings are expected to decrease over the next 1-3 years, this is not considered high growth.

GCI Liberty's revenue growth is positive but not above the United States of America market average.

GCI Liberty's earnings are expected to decrease over the next 1-3 years, this is below the United States of America market average.

GCI Liberty's earnings are expected to decrease over the next 1-3 years, this is below the low risk savings rate of 2.7%.


Earnings per Share Growth Estimates


Future Return on Equity

Unable to establish if GCI Liberty will efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future without estimates of Return on Equity.


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Past Performance

How has GCI Liberty performed over the past 5 years?

7.4%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

GCI Liberty's year on year earnings growth rate has been positive over the past 5 years.

GCI Liberty has become profitable in the last year making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to the 5-year average.

GCI Liberty has become profitable in the last year making it difficult to compare the US Telecom industry average.


Return on Equity

GCI Liberty has not efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity less than 20%).


Return on Assets

GCI Liberty used its assets more efficiently than the US Telecom industry average last year based on Return on Assets.


Return on Capital Employed

It is difficult to establish if GCI Liberty improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed) as it is currently loss-making.


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Financial Health

How is GCI Liberty's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

GCI Liberty's short term (1 year) commitments are greater than its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

GCI Liberty's long term commitments exceed its cash and other short term assets.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

GCI Liberty's level of debt (58.2%) compared to net worth is high (greater than 40%).

The level of debt compared to net worth has increased over the past 5 years (49.5% vs 58.2% today).

Debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (2.9%, less than 20% of total debt).

Unable to confirm if the interest payments on GCI Liberty's debt are well covered by earnings due to lack of past financial data.


Balance Sheet

Low level of unsold assets.

Debt is not covered by short term assets, assets are 0.2x debt.


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Dividend

What is GCI Liberty's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Unable to evaluate GCI Liberty's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to evaluate GCI Liberty's dividend against the top 25% market benchmark as the company has not reported any payouts.

Unable to perform a dividend volatility check as GCI Liberty has not reported any payouts.

Unable to verify if GCI Liberty's dividend has been increasing as the company has not reported any payouts.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as GCI Liberty has not reported any payouts.


Future Payout to Shareholders

No need to calculate the sustainability of GCI Liberty's dividends in 3 years as they are not expected to pay a notable one for United States of America.


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Management

What is the CEO of GCI Liberty's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

0.2yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Greg Maffei (59yo)

1.5yrs

Tenure

0

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 ...


Management Age and Tenure

0.2yrs

Average Tenure

59yo

Average Age

The average tenure for the GCI Liberty management team is less than 2 years, this suggests a new team.


Board Age and Tenure

1.5yrs

Average Tenure

66yo

Average Age

The average tenure for the GCI Liberty board of directors is less than 3 years, this suggests a new board.


Insider Trading

GCI Liberty individual insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

SellUS$3,188,19013 Sep 19
Ronald Duncan
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Director
Shares50,000
Max PriceUS$63.76
SellUS$3,070,46121 May 19
560 Company, Inc.
EntityCompany
Shares50,500
Max PriceUS$60.80

Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Greg Maffei (59yo)

    CEO, President & Director

    • Tenure: 1.5yrs
  • Albert Rosenthaler (59yo)

    Chief Corporate Development Officer

    • Tenure: 1.5yrs
  • Rich Baer (62yo)

    Chief Legal Officer & Chief Administrative Officer

    • Tenure: 0.2yrs
  • Mark Carleton (59yo)

    Senior Advisor

    • Tenure: 0.2yrs
  • Courtnee Chun (44yo)

    Chief Portfolio Officer & Senior VP Investor Relations

    • Tenure: 0.2yrs
  • Brian Wendling (46yo)

    Principal Financial Officer

    • Tenure: 0.2yrs
  • Katherine Jewell

    Assistant VP & Secretary

    • Tenure: 0yrs

Board Members

  • John Malone (78yo)

    Chairman of the Board

    • Tenure: 1.5yrs
  • Greg Engles (62yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 1.5yrs
    • Compensation: US$240.14k
  • Greg Maffei (59yo)

    CEO, President & Director

    • Tenure: 1.5yrs
  • Don Fisher (81yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 1.5yrs
    • Compensation: US$200.37k
  • Ron Duncan (66yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 1.5yrs
    • Compensation: US$4.68m
  • Sue Ann Hamilton (58yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 1.5yrs
    • Compensation: US$236.39k
  • Dick Green (82yo)

    Director

    • Tenure: 1.5yrs
    • Compensation: US$236.39k

Company Information

GCI Liberty, Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: GCI Liberty, Inc.
  • Ticker: GLIB.A
  • Exchange: NasdaqGS
  • Founded: 1979
  • Industry: Alternative Carriers
  • Sector: Telecom
  • Market Cap: US$6.691b
  • Shares outstanding: 105.63m
  • Website: https://www.gciliberty.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • GCI Liberty, Inc.
  • 12300 Liberty Boulevard
  • Englewood
  • Colorado
  • 80112
  • United States

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
GLIB.ANasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)YesClass A SharesUSUSDMar 2018
GLIB.PNasdaqGS (Nasdaq Global Select)CUM PFD SER AUSUSDMar 2018
GCIWBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)YesClass A SharesATEURMar 2018
GC1ADB (Deutsche Boerse AG)CUM PFD SER ADEEURMar 2018
LB3EDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesClass A SharesDEEURMar 2018
GLIB.BOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)Class B SharesUSUSDApr 2018

Biography

GCI Liberty, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides various communication services in the United States. The company offers data, wireless, video, voice, and managed services to residential custome ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/09/21 01:02
End of Day Share Price2019/09/20 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.