News headlines about Liberty Global (NASDAQ:LBTYB) have trended somewhat positive on Friday, according to InfoTrie. The research firm identifies negative and positive news coverage by monitoring more than six thousand news and blog sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Liberty Global earned a media sentiment score of 1.33 on their scale. InfoTrie also gave media stories about the company an news buzz score of 10 out of 10, meaning that recent news coverage is extremely likely to have an impact on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Separately, ValuEngine upgraded Liberty Global from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Thursday, October 4th.
LBTYB traded down $0.29 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $25.00. 2 shares of the company’s stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 204. Liberty Global has a 52-week low of $24.88 and a 52-week high of $39.00. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 5.98, a quick ratio of 0.36 and a current ratio of 0.36.
Liberty Global (NASDAQ:LBTYB) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, August 8th. The company reported $0.80 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. Liberty Global had a negative return on equity of 27.88% and a negative net margin of 11.46%. The company had revenue of $3.05 billion during the quarter.
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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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