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Liberty Media Corp (LMCA)

  • Dec. 14, 2012, 7:20 AM
    Liberty Media (LMCA) starts the process of shopping premium channel Starz to media companies, according to the New York Post. Potential buyers: Time Warner (TWX), CBS (CBS), News Corp. (NWS), Viacom (VIA).
    | Dec. 14, 2012, 7:20 AM | Comment!
  • Dec. 7, 2012, 10:33 AM
    Six of one, a half dozen of the other: Maxim says investors can buy either Sirius Radio XM (SIRI -0.2%) or Liberty Media (LMCA +0.2%) to benefit from the juiced-up returns SIRI will soon be churning out. While a Sirius buy is a pure-play approach, nibbling on Liberty shares is a way to diversify the investment across other media assets.
    | Dec. 7, 2012, 10:33 AM | 1 Comment
  • Dec. 6, 2012, 8:26 AM
    Shares of Liberty Media (LMCA) are on watch after Sirius XM Radio slices off a nice chunk of cash for investors with a special dividend and launches a new stock repurchase program. With 49.8% of SIRI in its back pocket, Liberty is just waiting for a FCC approval before pulling the final trigger.
    | Dec. 6, 2012, 8:26 AM | Comment!
  • Dec. 5, 2012, 12:06 PM
    Liberty Media (LMCA +0.1%) plans to spin off Starz as planned and then allow the cable channel to entertain offers, according to a WSJ report. Some early analysis on the impact of the Netflix-Disney deal pointed to the potential of Liberty calling off the spinoff. Though shares of LMCA slipped after the Netflix announcement, the damage could have been worse if the company signed off on the Disney content extension at a price reported to be 50% higher than what Starz is paying right now.
    | Dec. 5, 2012, 12:06 PM | Comment!
  • Dec. 4, 2012, 2:24 PM
    Shares of Liberty Media (LMCA -5%) slump after the Netflix-Disney deal is announced. Traders are betting the partnership will be negative for LMCA property Starz.
    | Dec. 4, 2012, 2:24 PM | Comment!
  • Dec. 2, 2012, 3:22 PM
    Barron's takes a liking to Liberty Media (LMCA), citing the upcoming Starz spinoff which could unlock sum-of-parts value, and its huge stake in Sirius XM (SIRI). Analysts think SIRI could reach $3.50 within a year (+28%), and say LMCA has 20% upside.
    | Dec. 2, 2012, 3:22 PM | 3 Comments
  • Nov. 7, 2012, 3:22 PM
    The period of time during which a protest against Liberty Media's (LMCA -3.2%) planned acquisition of Sirius XM Radio (SIRI -3.7%) could be filed with regulators passes with only one objection actually recorded. Barring any problems with the FCC, the long-awaited takeover could be official in a matter of weeks. With that hurdle cleared, next on tap will be finding a CEO ready to take on the next chapter of Sirius.
    | Nov. 7, 2012, 3:22 PM | 6 Comments
  • Nov. 5, 2012, 11:49 AM
    ADT (ADT +1.6%) might be on the radar of Liberty Media (LMCA -1.6%), according to Citigroup's Jason Bazinet. The analyst sees the company fitting the LMCA acquisition profile due to its steady cash flow and line of businesses that dip into the media/technology space. Shares of ADT are up 15.6% since the company spun off from Tyco.
    | Nov. 5, 2012, 11:49 AM | Comment!
  • Oct. 25, 2012, 3:35 PM
    Sirius XM Radio (SIRI -3.1%) spikes lower with news out Apple will enter its space with an Internet radio servive. The company that will soon be pulling the reins with Sirius, Liberty Media (LMCA -1%), is also tilting lower.
    | Oct. 25, 2012, 3:35 PM | 29 Comments
  • Oct. 24, 2012, 6:51 AM
    The board of Sirius XM Radio (SIRI) forms a search committee to find a replacement for the outgoing Mel Karmazin. The quick readthrough by RBC Capital analyst David Bank of the retirement of Karmazin is that the Sirius could take on more debt and increase its leverage, the game plan Liberty Media's John Malone (LMCA) used with DirecTV.
    | Oct. 24, 2012, 6:51 AM | 6 Comments
  • Oct. 10, 2012, 11:21 AM
    Shares of Barnes & Noble (BKS +3.3%) poke out a gain with the firm's execs slated to speak at Liberty Media's (LMCA -0.5%) annual investor meeting (webcast) later today. With Liberty Media still holding close to 17% of BKS, a bit of buzz is floating around that something could be unveiled at the affair.
    | Oct. 10, 2012, 11:21 AM | Comment!
  • Oct. 9, 2012, 5:15 AM
    Anschutz wants to sell AEG in one piece and keep the management in place, and expects to receive bids of around $10B for the sports and entertainment company, Reuters reports. That's higher than the $6B-$8B that was mooted last month, and, along with the desire to avoid a break-up, complicates the sale. Prospective suitors includes Liberty Media (LMCA). (previous)
    | Oct. 9, 2012, 5:15 AM | Comment!
  • Oct. 2, 2012, 2:04 PM
    The FCC announces that any parties that oppose Liberty Media's (LMCA +0.7%) proposal to take over Sirius Radio XM (SIRI +2.7%) have until November 1st to file their initial protest with the agency. With the merger now all but imminent, shares of SIRI have ripped to a 4-year high today, helped in part by BofA's Jessica Reif Cohen who launched coverage with a Buy rating on the "compelling" stock.
    | Oct. 2, 2012, 2:04 PM | 4 Comments
  • Oct. 2, 2012, 8:58 AM
    Liberty Media (LMCA) catches an upgrade to Buy from Citi's Jason Bazinet with the takeover of Sirius XM Radio around the corner. The analyst thinks that after the 50% ownership mark is crossed, Sirius will begin a $3B stock buyback program that will give Liberty a nice little boost on its investment.
    | Oct. 2, 2012, 8:58 AM | Comment!
  • Sep. 20, 2012, 10:29 AM
    Liberty Media (LMCA -1.1%) CEO John Malone tells the audience at the Goldman Sachs Communacopia Conference that the company's stake in Sirius XM Radio (SIRI -1.2%) is close to 49.6% as it stands tantalizingly close to gaining full control of the company. Naturally, one of the questions to the exec has to do with the fate of Mel Karmazin which he shrugs off by indicating a Mel-less Sirius would do just fine. (webcast)
    | Sep. 20, 2012, 10:29 AM | 1 Comment
  • Sep. 19, 2012, 3:42 AM
    Anschutz says it intends to sell its AEG sports-and-entertainment unit in a deal that could reportedly be worth several billion dollars. AEG's assets include a 30% stake in the LA Lakers, sports teams, stadiums and music festivals, as well as the world's second-largest concert promoter. Potential buyers could include News Corp. (NWS) and Liberty Media (LMCA), which owns 21% of AEG ticket rival Live Nation (LYV).
    | Sep. 19, 2012, 3:42 AM | Comment!
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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