Liberty Interactive Corp.
) reported mixed financial results for the second quarter of
2013. Quarterly net income was $120 million or 23 cents per share
compared with $234 million or 42 cents per share in the year-ago
quarter. Second-quarter 2013 earnings fell below the Zacks
Consensus Estimate of 27 cents. Quarterly total revenue of $2,647
million reflected a yearly improvement of 11.9% and was well
above the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $2,428 million.
Quarterly total operating income came in at $284 million
compared with $290 million in the year-ago quarter. In the
reported quarter, consolidated adjusted OIBDA was $455 million,
remaining same year over year. In the reported quarter, Liberty
Interactive repurchased approximately 9.6 million Class A shares
for a total consideration of $219.6 million.
In the first half of 2013, Liberty Interactive generated $446
million of cash compared with $730 million in the year-ago
period. Free cash flow in the reported period was $310 million
compared with $579 million in the prior-year period.
At the end of the first half of 2013, Liberty Interactive had
total consolidated cash and marketable securities of $3,321
million compared with $4,479 million at the end of 2012. Liberty
Interactive exited the reported quarter with $6,988 million of
outstanding debt compared with $7,884 million at the end of 2012.
The debt-to-capitalization ratio was 0.46 at the end of
second-quarter 2013 compared with 0.45 at the end of 2012.
According to Internet Retailer, after
), QVC was the second-largest e-commerce retailer in the U.S. in
2012. QVC has become the market leader in the U.S. TV
home-shopping business, far ahead of its nearest rivals,
ValueVision Media Inc.
). Liberty Interactive currently has a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold).
Quarterly total revenue of the
segment was $1,961 million, down 1% year over year. Consolidated
adjusted OIBDA was $434 million, down 1% year over year.
Consolidated operating income was $285 million, down 5% year over
Quarterly revenues of
inched up 3% year over year to $1,312 million. Gross margin was
37.3% compared with 37.2% in the year-ago quarter. Adjusted OIBDA
was $320 million, up 2% year over year. Operating income was $207
million, down 3.3% year over year.
Quarterly revenues of
inched down 6% year over year to $649 million. Gross margin was
37.8% compared with 38.1% in the year-ago quarter. Adjusted OIBDA
was $114 million, down 7% year over year. Operating income was
$78 million, down 10% year over year.
Quarterly revenues of the eCommerce Business segment were $439
million, up 12% year over year. Quarterly adjusted OIBDA was $26
million, up 13% year over year. Operating loss doubled year over
year to $2 million in the reported quarter.
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