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A live music company and a promoter of live concerts in the world.
On January 23, 2014 at 11:57 PM, Krazy8s (< 20) wrote:Live Nation (NYSE:LYV ) A man goes to the doctor and says, "doctor, I can't stop my hands from shaking!" Doctor replies, "Do you drink much?" Man says "No, I spill most of it!"
They have the concert market on lockdown, and also have free advertising on their tickets/receipts.
Dance Music is here to stay - this is the best play on a rapidly emerging business. Dance has been sweeping Europe over the last decade & only in the last 2 years has it hit the USA. Just imagine if you had gotten involved in the Rap/Hip-Hop emergence in the early 90s. That is the opportunity you are looking at here. The 5 consecutive years of revenue growth lends credence to growing demands in the music industry
Negative income cash flow positive small cap
New management getting big contract renewals and changing company perception.
lot of hedge funds i like have been adding to this position.FC, TGM, SP, LP, Gleenview
Purchased Ticketmaster at $8.10 after the IACI spin-offs and subsequent drops and then sold some time ago at $13.70 after the LiveNation spin-off and Liberty Media tender offer; the recent downward pressure appears to present a mid-to-long term opportunity
People still seek to be entertaned. With or without a Ticket Master merger, this should still be profitable, especially at this low price.
THE BOARD GAME!
expecting bounce back up to the equivalent ticketmaster price divided by the 1.38 whatever share ratio being used. (CAPS is bullish on ticketmaster)
Let's hear it for live music. Truth is I like the idea but have some ambivalence on this one.
With downloads hurting albums sales the music industry needs a new direction and livenation is the right path. But what do I know I have player rating of 22 and a negative score.
High D/E ratio
I like this one for a long climb. The first indication was the deal they cut with Madonna. Now they have U2 in the bag, and they are about to add Jay-Z to the list. I think it's time to dump your old-school music stocks and start loading up on LiveNation.
Directors resigning, including one who was on the audit committee.Debt/Equity of 0.9Negative profit margin.Forward PE 55.I don't see how the cut that the event middleman gets will be increasing enough to make this one worthwhile.
This stock is bottomed out and earnings coupled new developing contracts are fully absorbed into the pricing. They're agressively acquired but pricing is now normalized.
Honestly, this is a blind pick. I watched ElCapitan's 27-second video pitch, then viewed the chart and ... well, I like it at today's price.Historically, it has good support at about $21. Let's see what happens, eh?
Even in a market downturn people tend to continue spending on entertainment regardless of the state of their portfolios. Call it therapy.
Venue operator, promoter and producer of live entertainment events. It is an integrated sports marketing and management company specializing in the representation of sports athletes.Took over House of Blues.Try for entry around $22
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