LBRDK stock: buy or sell?
May 21st, 2019
Liberty Broadband Corporation, a cable operator, provides video, Internet, and voice services to residential and commercial customers in the United States.
Should I buy LBRDK stock?You can't be a successful trader if you don't follow a methodolgy or system that assist you in choosing companies and the correct market timing. Following a trading plan helps to make decisions easier, quicker and with less hesitations. There are thousands of trading strategies for you to choose, but at Stocks2.com we prefer those that are simple but successful.
Just 1 of our buy setups matches with Liberty Broadband stock now:
|New all-time high||No|
|New 52 week high||Yes|
|Price crossing up 200d MA||No|
|100d MA crossing up 200d MA||No|
Is Liberty Broadband stock a buy?
Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are published by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness.At Stocks2.com, we found 1 rating published for LBRDK stock in the last 30 days.
|Date||Analyst / Broker||Previous rating||Current rating|
LBRDK stock analysis
Liberty Broadband grew a slightly fine 0.81% and closed at $99.98.
Liberty Broadband shares grew 0.81% to $99.98 today. Since price and SMA200d lines crossed up on January, LBRDK climbed $24.65 (32.72%). Since March when SMA50d and SMA100d crossed up, LBRDK price gained $10.71 per share (12.00%).
Shares of Liberty Broadband slightly fell a disappointing -1.65% this week.
Liberty Broadband stock is drawing an uptrend with rising tops and bottoms. Now trading in between its last bottom and last top, LBRDK might consolidate in a flat-base, waiting to break out over or down under . Since price and SMA40w lines crossed up late January, LBRDK climbed $25.04 (33.41%). Since mid November 2018 when SMA20w and SMA40w crossed up, LBRDK price gained $17.81 per share (21.67%).
LBRDK stock price history
LBRDK IPO was on November 5th, 2014 at $44.96 per share1. Since then, LBRDK stock surged a 122.40%, with an average of 30.60% per year. If you had invested $1,000 in LBRDK stock in 2014, it would worth $1,224.00 today.
1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.
LBRDK stock historical price chart
LBRDK stock reached 52-week highs on Friday at $101.84, and all-time highs 2017-09-07 with a price of 104.66.
LBRDK stock price target is $110.00Nobody can reliably foresee how stock prices may evolve in the future. However, banks and other financial institutions analysts, with the help of lots of data and algorithms do their best to predict the stock prices movement. The accuracy of these stock price predictions is not very high, and you should not blindly believe and make decisions only based on what this ratings or price target predictions say. Currently, only 1 price forecast for Liberty Broadband stock was published in the last 30 days:
|Date||Analyst / Broker||Action||Previous target||Current target||Diff|
|2019-3-1||TD Securities||Raises Target||$105.00||$110.00||4.8%|
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per ShareLiberty Broadband disappointed experts on February when it published an Earnings per Share (EPS) of $0.08 when the analysts' forecast was $0.38.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsCompared to 2017, last anual turnover report draw an exceptional growth of 70.00% to $22.26 million dollars. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, however, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) plunged a -15,219.37% to 314.31%.
|2013||$77 M||-||$-41.73 M-53.9%||-|
|2014||$69 M||-10.75%||$-134.61 M-195.0%||222.56%|
|2015||$91 M||32.06%||$-50.19 M-55.0%||-62.72%|
|2016||$31 M||-66.46%||$917 M2999.1%||-1,927.77%|
|2017||$13 M||-57.20%||$2,034 M15533.7%||121.70%|
|2018||$22 M||70.00%||$70 M314.3%||-96.56%|
Quarterly financial resultsLiberty Broadband reported $3.58 million in sales for 2018-Q4, a 1.65% improvement compared to previous quarter. Reported quarter earnings marked $14.80 M with a profit margin of 413.98%. Profit margin plummed a -1,281.27% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was 1,695.25%. When comparing sales to same quarter last year, Liberty Broadband sales marked a nice gain and stepped up a 3.68%. Looking back to recent quarterly results, Liberty Broadband posted 2 positive quarters in a row.
|2017-Q1||$3 M||-||$-14 M-460.2%||-|
|2017-Q2||$3 M||-2.23%||$-3 M-97.1%||-79.38%|
|2017-Q3||$3 M||11.73%||$-10 M-287.6%||231.01%|
|2017-Q4||$3 M||0.55%||$2,061 M59755.0%||-20,993.65%|
|2018-Q1||$12 M||241.87%||$-15 M-127.8%||-100.73%|
|2018-Q2||$3 M||-71.41%||$11 M313.9%||-170.21%|
|2018-Q3||$4 M||4.36%||$60 M1695.3%||463.70%|
|2018-Q4||$4 M||1.65%||$15 M414.0%||-75.18%|
Liberty Broadband ownershipWhen you are planning to buy a company, it's worth to have a look its ownership structure.
Liberty Broadband shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a 3.30% of all shares.
In case of Liberty Broadband stock, 68.56% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions). Bearish positions for LBRDK stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.
For a better understanding, the next table shows ownership data compared to other related companies:
|Market cap||$15.3 B||$49.3 M||$1.5 B||$156.7 M||$2.9 B|
|Total shares||152.6 M||29.5 M||55.9 M||19.5 M||242.4 M|
|Float shares||173.1 M||14.4 M||28.9 M||11.6 M||227.9 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||68.6%||0.0%||91.1%||89.1%||87.2%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||3.3%||0.0%||18.8%||1.8%||6.5%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%||0.0%|
|Tuesday, May 21st, 2019|
|Day range||$99.50 - $100.66|
|Average true range||$2.23|
|50d mov avg||$95.57|
|100d mov avg||$88.90|
|200d mov avg||$84.79|
Liberty Broadband performanceStocks performance is always measured in comparision to the market or competitors and related stocks in the same industry. We compared Liberty Broadband against B Communications, GTT Communications, RigNet and Vonage in the following table: