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Liberty Media Corp (LMCA)

  • Jun. 30, 2013, 1:50 AM
    Time Warner Cable (TWC) has reportedly contacted Cablevision (CVC) and Cox Cable about buying them as TWC looks to grow through acquisitions rather than be bought by John Malone's Liberty Media (LMCA), which owns 27% of Charter Communications (CHTR). While talks with Cox and Cablevision haven't led too far, the latter's founder and Chairman, 86-year Chuck Dolan, could be ready to sell. As for Liberty, TWC believes a tie-up for Charter would add too much debt and it is skeptical about prospective synergies.
  • Jun. 27, 2013, 2:26 PM
    More on Liberty Media's hunt for Time Warner Cable: (previous): A bid to purchase the cable operator is being structured by John Malone's company even though Time Warner Cable (TWC +4.2%) hasn't indicated serious interest. Analysts see Time Warner Cable wanting at least a 20% premium before it warms up to the notion. The end game for Liberty Media (LMCA +2.4%) is to increase its scale through horizontal acquisitions which could be achieved bringing Charter Communications and TWC under the same corporate umbrella.
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  • Jun. 27, 2013, 1:44 PM
    Cable stock frenzy: Shares of Time Warner Cable (TWC +7.8%) spike higher off of a Bloomberg headline indicating Liberty Media (LMCA +2.5%) is interesting in making a bid. Cablevision (CVC +7.8%) and Charter Communications (CHTR +5.9%) are also on the move.
  • Jun. 26, 2013, 3:41 PM
    Evercore Partners thinks Time Warner Cable (TWC +4.6%) could land a hefty premium in a merger with Charter Communications. Talks between Liberty Media (LMCA +1.5%)  - which holds 27% of Charter - and Time Warner Cable were reported two weeks ago.
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  • Jun. 24, 2013, 11:11 AM
    Sirius XM Radio (SIRI, LMCA) is on the radar of some investors with estimates on automobile sales being lifted slightly higher by industry analysts to give Sirius even more upside potential. Last week, the company struck a deal with Ford to equip all vehicles from the automaker with the MySXM and SiriusXM On Demand features of SiriusXM Internet Radio. Despite the presence of new heavyweight Internet radio players, Sirius is still well-positioned.
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  • Jun. 17, 2013, 11:45 AM
    Deutsche Bank's Doug Mitchelson doesn't think Charter Communications (CHTR +1.6%) and Time Warner Cable (TWC -2.1%) can complete a deal that would pay TWC shareholders in the $110-$125 range. Instead, the analyst believes TWC shareholders would have to receive a price closer to $146 in order to satisfy the board. Also in the mix is Liberty Media (LMCA +0.7%) with its 27% stake in Charter.
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  • Jun. 14, 2013, 12:01 PM
    The dancing between media giants continues as a new report suggests Time Warner Cable (TWC +2.7%) has had talks with Liberty Media (LMCA +0.5%).
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  • Jun. 10, 2013, 3:02 PM
    Shares of Sirius XM Radio (SIRI, LMCA) turn lower, now down 2.3%, as more details on the iTunes radio are unveiled. The Apple service will be integrated into some new cars which could cut into subscriptions totals for Sirius.
  • May 15, 2013, 5:53 PM
    After-hours top gainers, as of 5:30 p.m.: CSCO +8.5%. TSLA +5.1%. LMCA +4.9%. ABX +3.7%. GOLD +3.7%.
    After-hours top losers: NQ -8.3%. CASH -4.9%. ACXM -3.9%. MBTF -3.3%. CTSH -3.2%.
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  • May 15, 2013, 4:45 PM
    Another new position on the Berkshire (BRK.A) 13F is a $630M stake in Liberty Media (LMCA +0.4% AH), already a nice score as the stock's up nearly 15% from its Q1 level. (earlier on Berkshire 13F).
  • May 8, 2013, 12:05 AM
    Notable earnings before Wednesday’s open: AOL, ARQL, CTSH, CWH, DTEGY.PK, ENB, EZCH, FSYS, FUN, KRO, LMCA, LSE, MPEL, NAVB, NICE, POZN, SODA, STWD, THI, TTI, VVUS, WEN, WMC
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  • May 7, 2013, 5:30 PM
    Notable earnings before Wednesday’s open: AOL, ARQL, CTSH, CWH, DTEGY.PK, ENB, EZCH, FSYS, FUN, KRO, LMCA, LSE, MPEL, NAVB, NICE, POZN, SODA, STWD, THI, TTI, VVUS, WEN, WMC
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  • Apr. 30, 2013, 7:34 AM
    More on Sirius XM Radio (SIRI): The company says its total paid subscriber base increased 9% Y/Y to reach 24.4M as the resurgence of the U.S. automobile industry helps bring in first-time subscribers. Subscriber acquisition costs per gross addition declined during the period. At the end of the quarter, free cash flow stood at $142M. Guidance for 2013 is for total net subscriber adds of 1.4M and revenue of over $3.7B. SIRI +1.0% premarket. (PR)
  • Apr. 18, 2013, 1:45 PM
    Liberty Media's (LMCA -0.8%) string of high-profile deals (Starz, Sirius XM Radio, Barnes & Noble, Charter) might not be done just yet, according to media industry insiders. The company still has up to $1B in non-core portfolio assets it could sell off and it isn't against the idea of borrowing more to make another key acquisition.
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  • Apr. 11, 2013, 6:53 AM
    Sirius XM Radio (SIRI) names Liberty Media (LMCA) CEO Greg Maffei as its new chairman to replace Eddy Hartenstein. The company fell under the control of Liberty Media in January after the media concern's stake rose to over 50%.
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  • Mar. 19, 2013, 8:46 AM
    More on the Charter Communications (CHTR) - Liberty Media (LMCA) deal: Even with four board seats and a sizable stake, analysts thinks the end game for Liberty Media is complete control and a potential merger/spinoff scenario. The deal could have a long-term impact for either Time Warner Cable (TWC) or Cablevision (CVC) and also brings in some interesting possibilities for Sirius XM Radio (SIRI).
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Company Description
Liberty Media Corporation through its subsidiaries owns interest in media, communication and entertainment businesses. The Company operates in North America.
Sector: Services
Country: United States