LBTYA - Liberty Global Plc

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Previous Close26.16
Open25.99
Bid24.64 x 900
Ask26.88 x 1800
Day's Range25.93 - 26.50
52 Week Range19.88 - 33.50
Volume1,210,408
Avg. Volume1,950,790
Market Cap19.289B
Beta (3Y Monthly)1.35
PE Ratio (TTM)28.42
EPS (TTM)0.93
Earnings DateMay 7, 2019 - May 13, 2019
Forward Dividend & YieldN/A (N/A)
Ex-Dividend DateN/A
1y Target Est32.56
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  • Reuters10 hours ago

    Sunrise confident shareholders will back $6.3 billion Liberty Global deal

    Sunrise Communications believes it can win shareholder backing to raise $4.1 billion (3.12 billion pounds) to complete its takeover of Liberty Global's Swiss business, Chief Executive Olaf Swantee told Reuters. Swantee said he believed the $6.3 billion deal could still be completed despite Sunrise's largest shareholder opposing the structure of the deal to buy UPC in a transaction which would transform Switzerland's telecoms landscape. The executive has met more than 100 investors to convince them about the deal, which would create a stronger rival to state-controlled Swisscom in providing mobile phone, cable television and internet services.

  • Reuters11 hours ago

    Sunrise confident shareholders will back $6.3 bln Liberty Global deal

    Sunrise Communications believes it can win shareholder backing to raise $4.1 billion to complete its takeover of Liberty Global's Swiss business, Chief Executive Olaf Swantee told Reuters. Swantee said he believed the $6.3 billion deal could still be completed despite Sunrise's largest shareholder opposing the structure of the deal to buy UPC in a transaction which would transform Switzerland's telecoms landscape. The executive has met more than 100 investors to convince them about the deal, which would create a stronger rival to state-controlled Swisscom in providing mobile phone, cable television and internet services.

  • A Look at Vodafone’s $4.5 Billion Fundraising Plan
    Market Realist11 hours ago

    A Look at Vodafone’s $4.5 Billion Fundraising Plan

    The Latest Updates from the Telecom Sector(Continued from Prior Part)Vodafone avoids outright debt Vodafone (VOD) is raising about $4.5 billion through the sale of convertible bonds, according to a report from Bloomberg. The company intends to use

  • Reutersyesterday

    Vodafone to receive EU warning over $22 billion Liberty deal - sources

    Vodafone will receive a warning from EU regulators about possible anti-competitive effects from its $22 billion (16.6 billion pounds) deal to buy Liberty Global's German and eastern European assets, two people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday. The warning, via a statement of objections setting out the European Commission's concerns, is expected to be conveyed to the companies shortly, the sources said, ahead of a June 3 deadline for the EU executive's regulatory approval. The world's second-largest mobile operator and U.S. cable pioneer John Malone's Liberty announced the deal in May last year in a move that would help Vodafone to compete with rival Deutsche Telekom in its home market.

  • Reutersyesterday

    Vodafone to receive EU warning over $22 bln Liberty deal -sources

    Vodafone will receive a warning from EU regulators about possible anti-competitive effects from its $22 billion deal to buy Liberty Global's German and eastern European assets, two people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday. The warning, via a statement of objections setting out the European Commission's concerns, is expected to be conveyed to the companies shortly, the sources said, ahead of a June 3 deadline for the EU executive's regulatory approval. The world's second-largest mobile operator and U.S. cable pioneer John Malone's Liberty announced the deal in May last year in a move that would help Vodafone to compete with rival Deutsche Telekom in its home market.

  • Reutersyesterday

    EU regulators to warn Vodafone, Liberty Global about $22 bln deal - sources

    EU antitrust regulators are set to warn Vodafone and Liberty Global about the possible anti-competitive effects of their $22 billion deal, two people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday. The warning, via a statement of objections setting out the European Commission's concerns, is expected to be conveyed to the companies shortly, the people said. The EU antitrust enforcer opened a full-scale investigation into the deal in December last year, saying that Vodafone's purchase of Liberty Global's assets in Germany and east Europe may hurt competition in Germany and the Czech Republic.

  • The Wall Street Journal16 days ago

    [$$] Vodafone Readies Hybrid Bonds

    The hybrid securities, which usually offer more yield than traditional corporate bonds, are expected to represent approximately 9.8% of Vodafone’s current share capital when converted. Vodafone agreed to buy Liberty Global’s operations in Germany, Hungary, Romania and the Czech Republic last year, but the deal is currently being reviewed by EU antitrust regulators.

  • Vodafone Planning $4.5 Billion Convertible Bonds Sale
    Bloomberg17 days ago

    Vodafone Planning $4.5 Billion Convertible Bonds Sale

    The two sets of sterling-denominated securities, announced Tuesday, will help pay for the $22 billion purchase of Liberty Global’s German and Eastern European units, part of the U.K. telecommunications company’s push to refocus on the continent after years scaling back its global ambitions. Vodafone Chief Executive Officer Nick Read is trying to rein in debt as he prepares to close the Liberty deal, which still needs approval from European competition authorities. The mandatory convertible bond sale plans, previously reported by Bloomberg, follow Vodafone’s issuance of almost 2.9 billion pounds ($3.8 billion) of mandatory convertible bonds three years ago.

  • Thomson Reuters StreetEvents17 days ago

    Edited Transcript of LBTYA earnings conference call or presentation 27-Feb-19 10:00pm GMT

    Q4 2018 Liberty Global PLC Earnings Call

  • Liberty Global (LBTYA) Posts Earnings in Q4, Sells Swiss Unit
    Zacks21 days ago

    Liberty Global (LBTYA) Posts Earnings in Q4, Sells Swiss Unit

    Liberty Global's (LBTYA) fourth-quarter results reflect continued subscriber loss due to stiff competition in Belgium and Switzerland.

  • Swiss Sale Leaves Malone With More Cash for Next Europe Move
    Bloomberg21 days ago

    Swiss Sale Leaves Malone With More Cash for Next Europe Move

    Liberty Global expects to earn $16 billion from deals announced or completed in the last 14 months and investors are keen to know if it will spend the money on acquisitions -- especially as the pending sale of the fast-growing German business has made it harder for the company to maintain the same growth profile. “Today’s announcement further validates our strategy of building or enabling national champions in our core European markets,” Liberty Global Chief Executive Officer Mike Fries said in a statement. UPC Switzerland has been Liberty Global’s worst-performing unit as it loses customers in an aggressive discounting war and a tie-up with Sunrise has long been discussed.

  • Sunrise hits snag after announcing $6.3 billion deal for Liberty Global's Swiss assets
    Reuters21 days ago

    Sunrise hits snag after announcing $6.3 billion deal for Liberty Global's Swiss assets

    Sunrise said earlier on Thursday that it had agreed to buy UPC Switzerland from John Malone's Liberty Global and that it would finance the transaction with a $4.1 billion rights issue. The acquisition will bolster Sunrise's position against Switzerland's dominant mobile and internet provider Swisscom and comes as Malone is cashing out of some of his European investments. In a potential obstacle, however, Freenet, which owns a nearly 25 percent stake in Sunrise, said it would not participate in the rights issue, arguing that it saddles existing investors with all the risk.

  • Reuters21 days ago

    Sunrise investor Freenet to skip rights issue to fund Liberty Global deal

    Sunrise Communication's quarter-owner Freenet said on Thursday it will not take part in a $4.1 billion rights issue to fund the Swiss telecommunications group's takeover of Liberty Global's UPC Switzerland ...

  • Reuters21 days ago

    Sunrise challenges Swisscom with $6.3 bln deal for Liberty Global's assets

    Liberty Global is the vehicle of U.S. cable pioneer John Malone, who is cashing out of some of his European investments. Sunrise shares fell as much as 13 percent after the company said on Thursday it had agreed to purchase Liberty's UPC Switzerland as it said it would be accompanied by a 4.1 billion Swiss franc ($4.1 billion) rights issue. Sunrise said it will pay Liberty Global around 2.7 billion francs in cash and assume 3.6 billion Swiss francs of UPC's debt.

  • Sunrise seeks to compete on price after $6.3 billion UPC deal
    Reuters21 days ago

    Sunrise seeks to compete on price after $6.3 billion UPC deal

    Swiss telecoms group Sunrise wants to crank up price competitiveness following its 6.3 billion Swiss franc ($6.3 billion) takeover of Liberty Global's Swiss unit and also expects job cuts from the deal, Chief Executive Olaf Swantee told Reuters on Thursday. The purchase of Liberty's UPC Switzerland, to be accompanied by a 4.1 billion francs rights issue, bolsters Sunrise's position as Switzerland's second-largest telecoms company, and creates a bigger challenger to market leader Swisscom. Stakeholder Freenet -- which holds about a quarter of Sunrise's shares -- has not yet decided whether it can or will take part in the rights issue, Sunrise Chief Financial Officer Andre Krause told Reuters in the same call.

  • Liberty Global PLC (LBTYA) Q4 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript
    Motley Fool22 days ago

    Liberty Global PLC (LBTYA) Q4 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript

    LBTYA earnings call for the period ending December 31, 2018.

  • The Wall Street Journal22 days ago

    [$$] John Malone’s Liberty Global to Sell Swiss Operation

    Cable tycoon John Malone is cashing out of Switzerland. Mr. Malone’s Liberty Global PLC, a holding company for European cable assets, said Wednesday that it will sell its Swiss unit, UPC Switzerland, to Sunrise Communications Group AG in a deal with an enterprise value of about $6.3 billion. Liberty said it would receive roughly $2.6 billion in cash from Sunrise, a Swiss telecommunications firm.

  • Reuters22 days ago

    Sunrise buys Liberty Global's Swiss business in $6.29 billion deal

    The purchase strengthens Sunrise's position as Switzerland's second largest telecoms company, and is another European sale by Liberty Global which divested its Austrian business to T-Mobile Austria last year. Sunrise will pay Liberty Global 2.6 billion Swiss francs in cash, and assume 3.6 billion Swiss francs of UPC's debt, the company said in a statement.

  • MarketWatch22 days ago

    Liberty Global to sell Swiss unit to Sunrise Communications

    Liberty Global PLC announced in conjunction with its earnings report Wednesday that it would be selling its Swiss operation, UPC Switzerland, to Sunrise Communications Group AG. The TV and broadband company is selling UPC Switzerland for an enterprise value of CHF 6.3 billion, or $6.3 billion, and Sunrise will acquire certain debt items as well. Liberty Global expects to receive net proceeds of CHF 2.6 billion, or $2.6 billion, in cash. The company reported net earnings of $25.1 million for the December quarter, compared with a net loss of $992 million in the year-earlier quarter. Revenue fell to $2.949 billion from $2.984 billion. Analysts surveyed by FactSet had been expecting $3.1 billion in revenue.

  • Business Wire22 days ago

    UPC Holding BV (“UPC Holding”), UPCB Finance IV Limited (“UPCB IV”) and UPCB Finance VII Limited (“UPCB VII”) announce agreement by Liberty Global plc to sell Swiss operation of UPC Group (as defined below) to Sunrise Communications Group AG (“Sunrise”)

    UPC Holding (together with its subsidiaries and their related businesses, the “UPC Group”), today announces that its parent, Liberty Global plc (“Liberty Global”) and Sunrise have entered into a binding agreement (the “Acquisition Agreement”) for the acquisition by Sunrise of the UPC Group’s Swiss operation. Sunrise will acquire the business inclusive of the UPC Group’s existing senior and senior secured notes (as set out below) (the “Proposed Acquisition”).