News headlines about Liberty Global plc – Class C (NASDAQ:LBTYK) have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Liberty Global plc – Class C earned a media sentiment score of 0.13 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news stories about the company an impact score of 47.4938733027799 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near future.
Shares of Liberty Global plc – Class C (LBTYK) traded up $0.24 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $34.89. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 2,883,520 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,205,966. The firm has a market cap of $28,627.42, a PE ratio of 42.55 and a beta of 1.55. The company has a current ratio of 0.47, a quick ratio of 0.47 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.64. Liberty Global plc – Class C has a 52-week low of $27.36 and a 52-week high of $37.00.
Liberty Global plc – Class C announced that its board has initiated a stock repurchase program on Monday, December 18th that allows the company to buyback $2.00 billion in outstanding shares. This buyback authorization allows the company to buy shares of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback programs are typically a sign that the company’s leadership believes its shares are undervalued.
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Liberty Global plc – Class C 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 internationally. 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, set-top boxes, and pay-per-view programming.
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