LYV-Live Nation Stock Research, Ratings, and Analysis

Live Nation (lyv) Stock Research

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Company Description: Live Nation, Inc. owns and operates concert arenas, promotes live music events, and produces music tours and festivals across the world. The company also maintains online and in-house ticketing operations; sells sponsorships and advertising for its tours, concerts, and events; and rents its venues for third-party events. As of 2007, Live Nation, Inc. owned or leased 229 facilities and venues across the world. Update

Market Research Update

Discretionary Industry Analysis: The consumer discretionary industry includes companies whose sales come from consumer discretionary income purchases. Discretionary income = gross income less taxes and necessities such as rent, mortgage and food. Discretionary Trading Strategy: The consumer discretionary industry tends to be very sensitive to economic cycles. Look for undervalued discretionary investments during economic recessions when stock prices are low and sell discretionary investments during the late stages of a bull markets when stock prices are high. The global economy is currently in a recession, therefore, it is the perfect time to purchase consumer discretionary investments. Upward sloping stock charts and financial news may indicate a selling opportunity while the opposite means that stocks are becoming undervalued.

Industry Sub Sector: . The market is quickly expanding. This lowers the threat of direct competition and increases Live Nation's profits.

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Strategy Analysis Update

Strategy: Live Nation's strategy focus on winning more market share of price-sensitive customers by having the lowest priced products and services. (read more). Competitive Advantages:

Financial Analysis Update

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