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Liberty Global is a cable company providing video, broadband internet, fixed-line telephony, mobile, and other communications services to residential customers and businesses. It offers video services, including digital video programming and audio services, various mobile applications, and set-top boxes. The company provides entertainment, sports, movies, documentaries, lifestyles, news, adult, children, and ethnic and foreign channels. It also offers Wi-Fi and internet services, online storage solutions and Web spaces, and Connect Box, a connectivity device that delivers in-home Wi-Fi coverage. Additionally, the company offers community Wi-Fi via routers in home, public Wi-Fi access points in public places.

TypePublic
Founded2005
HQLondon, GB
Websitelibertyglobal.com
Employee Ratings3.5

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)20,200(-24%)
Job Openings30
Revenue (FY, 2019)$11.5 B(-3%)
Share Price (Oct 2020)$20.6 (+2%)
Cybersecurity ratingDMore

Key People/Management at Liberty Global

Mike Fries

Mike Fries

Chief Executive Officer
Charlie Bracken

Charlie Bracken

EVP and Chief Financial Officer
Bryan Hall

Bryan Hall

EVP, General Counsel and Secretary
Enrique Rodriguez

Enrique Rodriguez

EVP and Chief Technology Officer
Amy Blair

Amy Blair

SVP and Chief People Officer
Manuel Kohnstamm

Manuel Kohnstamm

SVP and Chief Corporate Affairs Officer
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Liberty Global Office Locations

Liberty Global has offices in London, Denver and Schiphol-Rijk
London, GB (HQ)
161 Hammersmith Rd
Schiphol-Rijk, NL
53 Boeing Avenue
Denver, US
1550 Wewatta St #1000
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Liberty Global Financials and Metrics

Liberty Global Revenue

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Liberty Global's revenue was reported to be $11.54 b in FY, 2019 which is a 3.5% decrease from the previous period.
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Revenue (Q2, 2020)

2.7b

Gross profit (Q2, 2020)

2.0b

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2020), %

73.7%

Net income (Q2, 2020)

(503.8m)

EBIT (Q2, 2020)

526.8m

Market capitalization (23-Oct-2020)

12.2b

Closing stock price (23-Oct-2020)

20.6

Cash (30-Jun-2020)

4.4b

EV

20.1b
Liberty Global's current market capitalization is $12.2 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

15.0b12.0b11.5b

Revenue growth, %

(21%)(3%)

Cost of goods sold

3.4b3.2b3.2b

Gross profit

11.6b8.7b8.3b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020

Revenue

4.2b3.0b3.0b2.9b2.9b2.8b2.9b2.7b

Cost of goods sold

1.0b818.0m798.8m800.4m786.3m801.8m855.1m715.0m

Gross profit

3.2b2.2b2.2b2.1b2.1b2.0b2.0b2.0b

Gross profit Margin, %

76%73%73%72%72%72%70%74%
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

1.7b1.5b6.7m

Accounts Receivable

1.5b1.3b1.4b

Prepaid Expenses

144.4m171.4m

Current Assets

4.3b4.1b156.2m
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020

Cash

554.9m862.4m949.2m939.4m1.3b7.4b5.4b4.4b

Accounts Receivable

1.6b1.3b1.3b1.3b1.3b1.2b1.3b498.4m

Prepaid Expenses

267.2m197.0m186.1m266.7m227.9m195.7m

Current Assets

3.5b3.6b3.6b3.7b4.1b9.8b9.8b8.6b
Annual
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

(2.7b)850.0m11.6b

Depreciation and Amortization

4.9b3.9b3.7b

Accounts Payable

(679.9m)459.4m(787.2m)

Cash From Operating Activities

5.7b6.0b4.6b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020

Net Income

(1.2b)(228.1m)797.8m15.7m98.2m13.0b1.0b513.9m

Depreciation and Amortization

1.3b2.0b3.0b939.6m1.9b2.8b783.5m1.3b

Cash From Operating Activities

1.3b3.3b4.2b765.4m2.5b3.1b449.8m1.6b

Capital Expenditures

(646.0m)(797.8m)(1.1b)(331.3m)(632.9m)(900.1m)(347.8m)(649.6m)
USDFY, 2017

EV/EBIT

35.9 x

EV/CFO

12.3 x

EV/FCF

18.6 x

Revenue/Employee

563.6k

Debt/Equity

0.7 x

Debt/Assets

0.7 x

Financial Leverage

1 x

P/E Ratio

(15.7)
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Liberty Global Operating Metrics

Liberty Global's Customers was reported to be 10.7 m in Q2, 2020. Liberty Global's Revenue Generating Units was reported to be 25 m in FY, 2019.
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Liberty Global Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Multimedia PolskaJune 10, 2016
Cable & Wireless CommunicationsNovember 17, 2015$7.40 b
AllMedia IncMay 08, 2014$930 m
ZiggoJanuary 14, 2014
Virgin MediaFebruary 05, 2013$23.30 b
Kabel Baden-WürttembergMarch 22, 2011€3.20 b
Kabel BW Erste BeteiligungsMarch 21, 2011
Aster SpDecember 06, 2010
UnitymediaNovember 13, 2009$5.20 b
Advanced Wireless Group, LLC
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Liberty Global Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

D

61/100

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Liberty Global Online and Social Media Presence

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Liberty Global News and Updates

Stocks This Week: Buy Liberty Global And Blackrock

Here are a pair of long recommendations for this week.

‘Cable Cowboy’ John Malone’s Liberty Global lassos Sunrise Communications in $7.4 billion deal

Shares in Sunrise Communications soared more than 26% on Wednesday to hit a record high.

Liberty Global snaps up Swiss telecoms group Sunrise for $7.4bn

Liberty Global today said it has acquired Swiss telecoms group Sunrise Communications in a deal worth 6.8bn Swiss francs ($7.4bn). The post Liberty Global snaps up Swiss telecoms group Sunrise for $7.4bn appeared first on CityAM.

Liberty Global Plays Down CEO’s Potential Nine-Figure Pay Packet

Liberty Global Plays Down CEO’s Potential Nine-Figure Pay Packet

Liberty Global Signs U.K. Car Charging Deal in Smart City Bid

Liberty Global Signs U.K. Car Charging Deal in Smart City Bid

Stocks This Week: Sell Short Liberty Global And Expedia

The momentum and sentiment measures are even more stretched than in the prior week.
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Liberty Global Blogs

The Mini TV Box – our smallest, greenest set-top-box

Liberty Global is today introducing its greenest-ever set top box, delivering a world-class viewing experience while dramatically reducing energy consumption and the use of plastics. Designed in-house by engineers at Liberty Global and manufactured by Commscope, the compact, multi-faceted 4K Mini TV…

Gigabit broadband now available to nearly 1 million homes in Ireland

Liberty Global and Virgin Media Ireland have today announced the rollout of gigabit broadband services to nearly a million homes across the Republic of Ireland. This brings the total number of households with access to 1 Gbps broadband speeds to 14 million across Liberty Global’s footprint, includin…

Liberty Global to Acquire 100% of Sunrise Communications Group by Tender Offer

Strategic Combination of UPC Switzerland and Sunrise to Create the Leading Fixed-Mobile Challenger in Switzerland Tender Offer is Unanimously Recommended by Sunrise Board of Directors; Freenet, its 24% Shareholder, has Agreed to Tender its Shares Liberty Global  announced today that, pursuant to the…

Liberty Global and Virgin Media bring gigabit speeds to Glasgow, Leeds and Bradford

Liberty Global today announces the launch of gigabit broadband services from Virgin Media to almost 1 million homes in Glasgow, Leeds and Bradford. Following the addition of the cities and their surrounding areas to Liberty Global’s  footprint, a total of more than 12 million homes across Europe now…

Liberty Global Reports Q2 2020 Results

Liberty Global plc today announced its Q2 2020 financial results. Our former operations in Austria, Germany, Hungary, Romania and the Czech Republic, along with our DTH business (collectively, the “Discontinued Operations”) arepresented as discontinued operations for the three and six months ended J…

Liberty Charge joins Smart Transport as latest member

Liberty Charge, the electric vehicle charging joint venture between Liberty Global, and Zouk Capital, has joined industry group, Smart Transport. In order to cement their place as an industry specialist in Electric Vehicle (EV) charging, Liberty Charge has joined Smart Transport which boasts a growi…
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Liberty Global Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Liberty Global founded?

    Liberty Global was founded in 2005.

  • Who are Liberty Global key executives?

    Liberty Global's key executives are Mike Fries, Charlie Bracken and Bryan Hall.

  • How many employees does Liberty Global have?

    Liberty Global has 20,200 employees.

  • What is Liberty Global revenue?

    Latest Liberty Global annual revenue is $11.5 b.

  • What is Liberty Global revenue per employee?

    Latest Liberty Global revenue per employee is $571.4 k.

  • Who are Liberty Global competitors?

    Competitors of Liberty Global include T-Mobile USA, Vodafone and Dish Network.

  • Where is Liberty Global headquarters?

    Liberty Global headquarters is located at 161 Hammersmith Rd, London.

  • Where are Liberty Global offices?

    Liberty Global has offices in London, Denver and Schiphol-Rijk.

  • How many offices does Liberty Global have?

    Liberty Global has 3 offices.