NasdaqGS:GLIB.A

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Executive Summary

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


Snowflake Analysis

Imperfect balance sheet with questionable track record.


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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

Stable Share Price: GLIB.A's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

6.7%

GLIB.A

1.8%

US Telecom

2.5%

US Market


1 Year Return

40.8%

GLIB.A

-3.7%

US Telecom

16.3%

US Market

Return vs Industry: GLIB.A exceeded the US Telecom industry which returned -4.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: GLIB.A exceeded the US Market which returned 15.8% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

GLIB.AIndustryMarket
7 Day6.7%1.8%2.5%
30 Day15.2%3.8%5.6%
90 Day31.0%2.9%16.4%
1 Year40.8%40.8%1.2%-3.7%18.8%16.3%
3 Yearn/a9.4%-6.3%45.1%35.7%
5 Yearn/a24.2%-3.7%75.8%56.8%

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 compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

14.04x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate GLIB.A's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate GLIB.A's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: GLIB.A is poor value based on its PE Ratio (14x) compared to the US Telecom industry average (13x).

PE vs Market: GLIB.A is good value based on its PE Ratio (14x) compared to the US market (18.8x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: GLIB.A's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: GLIB.A is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.6x) compared to the US Telecom industry average (1.5x).


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Future Growth

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

-56.6%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: GLIB.A's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-56.6% per year).

Earnings vs Market: GLIB.A's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-56.6% per year).

High Growth Earnings: GLIB.A's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: GLIB.A's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-0.1% per year).

High Growth Revenue: GLIB.A's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-0.1% per year).


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if GLIB.A's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


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Past Performance

How has GCI Liberty performed over the past 5 years?

17.8%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: GLIB.A has a large one-off gain of $917.4M impacting its March 31 2020 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: GLIB.A became profitable in the past.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: GLIB.A's earnings have grown by 17.8% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: GLIB.A has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: GLIB.A has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Telecom industry (-18.1%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: GLIB.A's Return on Equity (11.2%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is GCI Liberty's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: GLIB.A's short term assets ($710.6M) exceed its short term liabilities ($204.2M).

Long Term Liabilities: GLIB.A's short term assets ($710.6M) do not cover its long term liabilities ($5.2B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: GLIB.A's debt to equity ratio (59.6%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: GLIB.A's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 156.8% to 59.6% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: GLIB.A's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (2.9%).

Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if GLIB.A's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

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


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate GLIB.A's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate GLIB.A's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if GLIB.A's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if GLIB.A'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 GLIB.A's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the US market.


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

1.1yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Greg Maffei (60 yo)

2.42yrs

Tenure

US$3,857,811

Compensation

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 ...


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Gregory Maffei
CEO, President & Director2.42yrsUS$3.86m1.16%
$ 102.9m
Ronald Duncan
Director2.42yrsUS$2.02m0.92%
$ 81.1m
Brian Wendling
Chief Accounting Officer & Principal Financial Officer1.08yrsUS$84.81k0.014%
$ 1.2m
Renee Wilm
Chief Legal Officer0.92yrUS$614.09k0.00039%
$ 34.5k
Albert Rosenthaler
Chief Corporate Development Officer2.42yrsUS$193.61k0.051%
$ 4.5m
Mark Carleton
Senior Advisor1.08yrsUS$193.61k0.020%
$ 1.7m
Courtnee Chun
Chief Portfolio Officer & Senior VP Investor Relations1.08yrsno datano data
Katherine Jewell
Assistant VP & Secretaryno datano datano data

1.1yrs

Average Tenure

60yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: GLIB.A's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.1 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Gregory Maffei
CEO, President & Director2.42yrsUS$3.86m1.16%
$ 102.9m
Ronald Duncan
Director2.42yrsUS$2.02m0.92%
$ 81.1m
John Malone
Chairman of the Board2.42yrsno data4.37%
$ 386.9m
Gregg Engles
Independent Director2.42yrsUS$202.69k0.0028%
$ 251.2k
Donne Fisher
Independent Director2.42yrsUS$145.01k0.053%
$ 4.7m
Sue Ann Hamilton
Independent Director2.42yrsUS$197.69k0.0028%
$ 251.2k
Richard Green
Independent Director2.42yrsUS$197.69k0.0038%
$ 334.4k

2.4yrs

Average Tenure

67yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: GLIB.A's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.4 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: GLIB.A insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

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:
  • Industry: Alternative Carriers
  • Sector: Telecom
  • Market Cap: US$8.846b
  • Shares outstanding: 105.81m
  • 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 RED PFD SER AUSUSDMar 2018
GCIWBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)YesClass A SharesATEURMar 2018
GC1ADB (Deutsche Boerse AG)CUM RED 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 Analysis2020/08/08 00:23
End of Day Share Price2020/08/07 00:00
Earnings2020/03/31
Annual Earnings2019/12/31


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.