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GCI Liberty Reports Third Quarter 2019 Financial Results

November 11, 2019 GMT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 11, 2019--

GCI Liberty, Inc. (“GCI Liberty”) (Nasdaq: GLIBA, GLIBP) today reported third quarter 2019 results. Headlines include (1):

“We are starting to see the benefits of improvements in efficiencies and new products that we mentioned during the second quarter,” said GCI CEO, Ron Duncan. “We are making good progress on our 5G deployment and expect our Anchorage project, which covers an area approximately the size of Rhode Island, to be completed in 2020. Our customers are already starting to see significant benefits from that upgrade and we look forward to having one of the first 5G-NR compliant networks in the nation - certainly the northernmost.”

Discussion of Results

Unless otherwise noted, the following discussion compares financial information for the three months ended September 30, 2019 to pro forma financial information for the same period in 2018.

The pro forma financial information presented herein for the three months ended September 30, 2018 was prepared assuming the acquisition took place on January 1, 2017. The pro forma financial information is presented for illustrative purposes only and does not represent what the results of operations of GCI would have been had the acquisition occurred at that time. GCI’s pro forma operating results include acquisition accounting adjustments primarily related to revenue, depreciation, amortization, stock compensation and the exclusion of transaction related costs. The pro forma results have also been adjusted for the FCC’s Rural Health Care decision.

GCI

GCI receives support from various Universal Service Fund (“USF”) programs: high cost, low income, rural health care, and schools and libraries, and also contributes into the USF. The USF Rural Health Care (“RHC”) Program subsidizes the rates for services provided to rural health care providers. In November 2017, the Universal Service Administrative Co. (“USAC”) requested further information to support GCI’s rural rates charged to a number of its RHC Program customers for the year that runs July 1, 2017 through June 30, 2018 (the “2017 Funding Year”). On October 10, 2018, the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) staff notified GCI of their decision to reduce RHC support payments to GCI for the 2017 Funding Year by $27.8 million, an approximate 26% reduction, and to apply the same cost methodology to subsequent funding years. Pro forma financials for the third quarter of 2018 reflect this reduction. GCI filed an appeal to the FCC staff decision on November 9, 2018 and a supplemental appeal on January 29, 2019. GCI will continue to pursue this appeal and expects to reduce future RHC Program revenue by a similar rate until a final resolution is reached with the FCC.

Separately, on November 30, 2018, GCI received multiple notices from USAC denying requested funding from an RHC customer (the “Customer”) for the 2017 Funding Year. In November 2017, USAC requested information from the Customer related to bidding process documentation for two separate service contracts they have with GCI. The Customer responded, but USAC denied the funding based on the determination that bids previously received were not submitted with the original funding request and/or that bidding information submitted was related to the wrong bidding year. The Customer filed an appeal with USAC on January 29, 2019 and made a supplemental filing on March 12, 2019.

On May 6, 2019, USAC denied the appeal. As a result of the denial, in the first quarter GCI recorded a reserve of $21 million and an associated bad debt expense representing the portion of revenue for the Customer that would have otherwise been subsidized by the RHC Program recognized from July 1, 2017 through March 31, 2019. GCI will not recognize RHC revenue to the extent services continue to be provided to the Customer, which has historically approximated $12 million per year, until an adequate level of clarity is reached on the matter and the applicable revenue recognition criteria are met. Thus, GCI did not recognize revenue for the services provided to the Customer for the three months ended September 30, 2019. The Customer appealed the decision on July 5, 2019, but resolution and timing of the appeal are unknown at this time.

The following table provides GCI’s operating metrics and pro forma financial results for the third quarter of 2018 and 2019.

(amounts in thousands, except operating metrics)

 

 

3Q18

 

 

3Q19

 

% Change

GCI Consolidated Financial Metrics

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Revenue

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Consumer

 

$

105,377

 

 

$

110,322

 

 

5

%

Business

 

 

110,259

 

 

 

110,706

 

 

%

Total Revenue

 

$

215,636

 

 

$

221,028

 

 

3

%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Operating Income

 

$

4,643

 

 

$

3,663

 

 

(21

)%

Operating Income Margin (%)

 

 

2.2

 

%

 

1.7

%

(50

)bps

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Adjusted OIBDA (1)

 

$

68,391

 

 

$

71,960

 

 

5

%

Adjusted OIBDA Margin (1) (%)

 

 

31.7

 

%

 

32.6

%

90

bps

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GCI Consumer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Financial Metrics

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Revenue

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wireless

 

$

38,552

 

 

$

41,929

 

 

9

%

Data

 

 

39,652

 

 

 

42,920

 

 

8

%

Video

 

 

22,276

 

 

 

21,198

 

 

(5

)%

Voice

 

 

4,897

 

 

 

4,275

 

 

(13

)%

Total Revenue

 

$

105,377

 

 

$

110,322

 

 

5

%

Operating Metrics

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wireless Lines in Service (2)

 

 

197,800

 

 

 

188,400

 

 

(5

)%

Data - Cable Modem Subscribers (3)

 

 

125,300

 

 

 

124,600

 

 

(1

)%

Video

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Basic Subscribers (4)

 

 

90,300

 

 

 

82,200

 

 

(9

)%

Homes Passed

 

 

253,400

 

 

 

253,400

 

 

%

Voice - Total Access Lines in Service (5)

 

 

45,800

 

 

 

40,800

 

 

(11

)%

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GCI Business

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Financial Metrics

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Revenue

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wireless

 

$

24,392

 

 

$

24,393

 

 

%

Data

 

 

69,592

 

 

 

70,813

 

 

2

%

Video

 

 

4,927

 

 

 

4,115

 

 

(16

)%

Voice

 

 

11,348

 

 

 

11,385

 

 

%

Total Revenue

 

$

110,259

 

 

$

110,706

 

 

%

Operating Metrics

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Wireless Lines in Service (2)

 

 

22,000

 

 

 

21,100

 

 

(4

)%

Data - Cable Modem Subscribers (3)

 

 

9,200

 

 

 

9,000

 

 

(2

)%

Voice - Total Access Lines in Service (5)

 

 

36,600

 

 

 

34,800

 

 

(5

)%

GCI revenue increased during the third quarter driven by an increase in Consumer revenue. Operating income decreased primarily due to higher depreciation and amortization expense. Adjusted OIBDA increased due to the growth in revenue and operational efficiencies, which reduced selling, general and administrative expenses.

GCI Consumer

Consumer revenue was up 5% due to increases in wireless and data revenue. Data revenue grew as subscribers continued to move to higher bandwidth products. Growth in wireless revenue was driven by the free month of service given in the third quarter of 2018 to certain customers due to the billing system conversion. During the transition to the new system, GCI moved all monthly recurring fees from bill in arrears to bill in advance. To ease the transition for existing customers, GCI chose to forgive one month of service fees for those customers who would have otherwise received an invoice for two months of service. The wireless and data revenue increases were partially offset by declines in voice and video revenue.

GCI Business

Business revenue was flat in the quarter with growth in data offsetting declines in video. Data revenue increased primarily due to higher sales to health care customers. Video revenue declined due to lower political advertising revenue.

Capital Expenditures

Year to date, GCI has spent $97 million on capital expenditures, excluding capitalized interest and insurance payments received to cover the costs of the 2018 earthquake. Capital expenditure spending was related primarily to improvements to data and wireless networks. GCI’s capital expenditures for 2019 are expected to be approximately $140 million.

Share Repurchases

GCI Liberty did not repurchase shares from August 1, 2019 through October 31, 2019. The total remaining repurchase authorization for GCI Liberty is approximately $494 million.

FOOTNOTES

GCI LIBERTY GAAP FINANCIAL METRICS

(amounts in thousands)

 

 

3Q18 (1)

 

 

3Q19

Revenue

 

 

 

 

 

 

GCI Holdings

 

$

205,047

 

 

$

221,028

 

Corporate and other

 

 

5,099

 

 

 

6,016

 

Total GCI Liberty Revenue

 

$

210,146

 

 

$

227,044

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Operating Income

 

 

 

 

 

 

GCI Holdings

 

$

(8,859

)

 

$

3,663

 

Corporate and other

 

 

(11,010

)

 

 

(7,837

)

Total GCI Liberty Operating Income (Loss)

 

$

(19,869

)

 

$

(4,174

)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Adjusted OIBDA

 

 

 

 

 

 

GCI Holdings

 

$

57,945

 

 

$

71,960

 

Corporate and other

 

 

(7,205

)

 

 

(5,382

)

Total GCI Liberty Adjusted OIBDA

 

$

50,740

 

 

$

66,578

 

NOTES

The following financial information with respect to GCI Liberty’s investments in equity securities and equity affiliates is intended to supplement GCI Liberty’s consolidated statements of operations which are included in its Form 10-Qs for the three months ended June 30, 2019 and September 30, 2019.

Fair Value of Public Holdings

(amounts in millions)

 

6/30/2019

 

9/30/2019

Charter (1)

 

$

2,118

 

 

$

2,208

 

Liberty Broadband (1)

 

 

4,448

 

 

 

4,468

 

LendingTree (2)

 

 

1,447

 

 

 

1,069

 

Total

 

$

8,013

 

 

$

7,745

 

Cash and Debt

The following presentation is provided to separately identify cash and liquid investments and debt information.

(amounts in millions)

6/30/2019

 

9/30/2019

Cash and Cash Equivalents:

 

 

 

 

 

GCI

$

76

 

 

 

$

82

 

Corporate and other

 

347

 

 

 

328

 

Total GCI Liberty Consolidated Cash

$

423

 

 

 

 

410

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Debt:

 

 

 

 

 

Senior Notes

$

775

 

 

$

775

 

Senior Credit Facility

 

714

 

 

 

713

 

Finance Leases and Other (1)

 

114

 

 

 

112

 

Total GCI Debt

$

1,603

 

$

1,600

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Margin Loan

$

900

 

 

$

900

 

1.75% Exchangeable Senior Debentures due 2046

 

477

 

 

 

477

 

Total Corporate Level Debt

$

1,377

 

 

$

1,377

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total GCI Liberty Debt

$

2,980

 

 

 

$

2,977

 

Premium on debt and deferred financing fees

 

100

 

 

 

118

 

Finance leases and tower obligation (excluded from GAAP Debt)

 

(107

)

 

 

(105

)

Total GCI Liberty Debt (GAAP)

$

2,973

 

 

$

2,990

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Other Financial Obligations:

 

 

 

 

 

Indemnification Obligation (2)

$

133

 

 

$

137

 

Preferred Stock (3)

 

178

 

 

 

178

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GCI Leverage (4)

 

6.2x

 

 

6.0x

GCI Liberty cash declined in the third quarter primarily due to corporate level activity. GCI cash increased as cash from operations more than offset capital expenditures and interest payments. Corporate and other cash declined due to interest payments and preferred stock dividends. GCI Liberty debt remained relatively flat.

Pursuant to an indemnification agreement, GCI Liberty will compensate Qurate Retail for any payments made in excess of the adjusted principal amount of the LI LLC Charter exchangeable debentures to any holder that exercises its exchange right on or before the put/call date of October 5, 2023. This indemnity is supported by a negative pledge in favor of Qurate Retail on the reference shares of Class A common stock of Charter held at GCI Liberty that underlie the LI LLC Charter exchangeable debentures. The indemnification obligation on GCI Liberty’s balance sheet is valued based on the estimated exchange feature in the LI LLC Charter exchangeable debentures. As of September 30, 2019, a holder of the LI LLC Charter exchangeable debentures does not have the ability to exchange, and accordingly, the indemnification obligation has been classified as a long-term liability. There is $332 million principal amount of the LI LLC Charter exchangeable debentures outstanding as of September 30, 2019.

Important Notice: GCI Liberty (Nasdaq: GLIBA, GLIBP) President and CEO, Greg Maffei, will discuss GCI Liberty’s earnings release on a conference call which will begin at 5:00 p.m. (E.S.T.) on November 11, 2019. The call can be accessed by dialing (800) 458-4121 or (323) 794-2093, passcode 3376325, at least 10 minutes prior to the start time. The call will also be broadcast live across the Internet and archived on our website. To access the webcast go to www.gciliberty.com/events. Links to this press release and replays of the call will also be available on GCI Liberty’s website.

This press release includes certain forward-looking statements under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including statements about business strategies, market potential, future financial prospects, capital expenditures, the launch of new products and services, matters relating to the Universal Service Administrative Company and Rural Health Care program, indemnification by GCI Liberty, the continuation of our stock repurchase program and other matters that are not historical facts. These forward-looking statements involve many risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such statements, including, without limitation, possible changes in market acceptance of new products or services, competitive issues, regulatory matters affecting our businesses, continued access to capital on terms acceptable to GCI Liberty, changes in law and government regulations, the availability of investment opportunities and market conditions conducive to stock repurchases. These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this press release, and GCI Liberty expressly disclaims any obligation or undertaking to disseminate any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statement contained herein to reflect any change in GCI Liberty’s expectations with regard thereto or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any such statement is based. Please refer to the publicly filed documents of GCI Liberty, including the most recent Forms 10-K and Forms 10-Q, for additional information about GCI Liberty and about the risks and uncertainties related to GCI Liberty’s business which may affect the statements made in this press release.

NON-GAAP FINANCIAL MEASURES

To provide investors with additional information regarding our financial results, this press release includes a presentation of Adjusted OIBDA, which is a non-GAAP financial measure, for GCI Liberty (and certain of its subsidiaries) and GCI Holdings together with a reconciliation to that entity or such businesses’ operating income, as determined under GAAP. GCI Liberty defines Adjusted OIBDA as operating income (loss) plus depreciation and amortization, stock-based compensation, separately reported litigation settlements, restructuring, acquisition and other related costs and impairment charges. Further, this press release includes Adjusted OIBDA margin which is also a non-GAAP financial measure. GCI Liberty defines Adjusted OIBDA margin as adjusted OIBDA divided by revenue.

GCI Liberty believes Adjusted OIBDA is an important indicator of the operational strength and performance of its businesses by identifying those items that are not directly a reflection of each business’ performance or indicative of ongoing business trends. In addition, this measure allows management to view operating results and perform analytical comparisons and benchmarking between businesses and identify strategies to improve performance. Because Adjusted OIBDA is used as a measure of operating performance, GCI Liberty views operating income as the most directly comparable GAAP measure. Adjusted OIBDA is not meant to replace or supersede operating income or any other GAAP measure, but rather to supplement such GAAP measures in order to present investors with the same information that GCI Liberty’s management considers in assessing the results of operations and performance of its assets. Please see the attached schedules for applicable reconciliations.

SCHEDULE 1

The following table provides a reconciliation of GCI’s operating income to its Adjusted OIBDA for the three months ended September 30, 2018 and September 30, 2019, respectively. The pro forma financial information presented below for the three months ended September 30, 2018 was prepared assuming the acquisition took place on January 1, 2017. The pro forma financial information is presented for illustrative purposes only and does not represent what the results of operations of GCI would have been had the acquisition occurred at that time. GCI’s pro forma operating results include acquisition accounting adjustments primarily related to revenue, depreciation, amortization, stock compensation and the exclusion of transaction related costs. The pro forma results have also been adjusted for the FCC’s Rural Health Care decision.

GCI HOLDINGS ADJUSTED OIBDA RECONCILIATION

(amounts in thousands)

 

 

3Q18

 

 

3Q19

GCI Holdings

 

 

 

 

 

 

Operating Income

 

$

4,643

 

 

$

3,663

 

Depreciation and amortization

 

 

62,081

 

 

 

65,762

 

Stock compensation expense

 

 

1,667

 

 

 

4,017

 

Insurance proceeds and restructuring, net

 

 

 

 

 

(1,482

)

Adjusted OIBDA

 

$

68,391

 

 

$

71,960

 

SCHEDULE 2

The following table provides a reconciliation of operating income (loss) calculated in accordance with GAAP to Adjusted OIBDA for GCI Liberty for the three months ended September 30, 2018 and September 30, 2019, respectively.

GCI LIBERTY ADJUSTED OIBDA RECONCILIATION

(amounts in thousands)

 

 

3Q18

 

 

3Q19

GCI Liberty

 

 

 

 

 

 

GCI Liberty Operating Income (Loss)

 

$

(19,869

)

 

$

(4,174

)

Stock-based compensation

 

 

7,761

 

 

 

5,768

 

Insurance proceeds and restructuring, net

 

 

 

 

 

(1,482

)

Depreciation and amortization

 

 

62,848

 

 

 

66,466

 

Consolidated GCI Liberty adjusted OIBDA

 

$

50,740

 

 

$

66,578

 

GCI Holdings

 

$

57,945

 

 

$

71,960

 

Corporate and other

 

 

(7,205

)

 

 

(5,382

)

GCI LIBERTY, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES

BALANCE SHEET INFORMATION

(unaudited)

 

September 30,

 

December 31,

 

2019

 

2018

 

Amounts in thousands, except share amounts

Assets

 

 

 

Current assets:

 

 

 

Cash and cash equivalents

$

410,130

 

 

491,257

 

Trade and other receivables, net of allowance for doubtful accounts of $18,248 and $7,555, respectively

190,779

 

 

182,600

 

Current portion of tax sharing receivable

7,813

 

 

36,781

 

Other current assets

43,222

 

 

40,100

 

Total current assets

651,944

 

 

750,738

 

Investments in equity securities

2,213,589

 

 

1,533,517

 

Investments in affiliates, accounted for using the equity method

168,839

 

 

177,030

 

Investment in Liberty Broadband measured at fair value

4,467,508

 

 

3,074,373

 

Property and equipment, net

1,110,080

 

 

1,184,606

 

Intangible assets not subject to amortization:

 

 

 

Goodwill

855,837

 

 

855,837

 

Cable certificates

305,000

 

 

305,000

 

Wireless licenses

191,697

 

 

190,000

 

Other

16,500

 

 

16,500

 

 

1,369,034

 

 

1,367,337

 

Intangible assets subject to amortization, net

399,043

 

 

436,006

 

Tax sharing receivable

76,812

 

 

65,701

 

Other assets, net

188,454

 

 

71,514

 

Total assets

$

10,645,303

 

 

8,660,822

 

 

 

 

 

Liabilities and Equity

 

 

 

Current liabilities:

 

 

 

Accounts payable and accrued liabilities

$

83,959

 

 

100,334

 

Deferred revenue

28,520

 

 

31,743

 

Current portion of debt, net of deferred financing costs

902,368

 

 

900,759

 

Other current liabilities

71,679

 

 

47,958

 

Total current liabilities

1,086,526

 

 

1,080,794

 

Long-term debt, net, including $579,291 and $462,336 measured at fair value, respectively

2,088,015

 

 

1,985,275

 

Obligations under finance leases and tower obligations, excluding current portion

99,158

 

 

122,245

 

Long-term deferred revenue

59,136

 

 

65,954

 

Deferred income tax liabilities

1,272,302

 

 

793,696

 

Preferred stock

177,532

 

 

177,103

 

Derivative instrument

78,061

 

 

 

Indemnification obligation

136,833

 

 

78,522

 

Other liabilities

140,971

 

 

50,543

 

Total liabilities

5,138,534

 

 

4,354,132

 

Equity

 

 

 

Stockholders’ equity:

 

 

 

Series A common stock, $.01 par value. Authorized 500,000,000 shares; issued and outstanding 101,211,071 shares at September 30, 2019 and 102,058,816 shares at December 31, 2018

1,012

 

 

1,021

 

Series B common stock, $.01 par value. Authorized 20,000,000 shares; issued and outstanding 4,439,460 shares at September 30, 2019 and 4,441,609 shares at December 31, 2018

44

 

 

44

 

Series C common stock, $.01 par value. Authorized 1,040,000,000 shares; no shares issued

 

 

 

Additional paid-in capital

3,225,883

 

 

3,251,957

 

Accumulated other comprehensive earnings (loss), net of taxes

(489

)

 

168

 

Retained earnings

2,270,837

 

 

1,043,933

 

Total stockholders' equity

5,497,287

 

 

4,297,123

 

Non-controlling interests

9,482

 

 

9,567

 

Total equity

5,506,769

 

 

4,306,690

 

Commitments and contingencies

 

 

 

Total liabilities and equity

$

10,645,303

 

 

8,660,822

 

GCI LIBERTY, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES

STATEMENT OF OPERATIONS INFORMATION

(unaudited)

 

Three months ended

 

September 30,

 

2019

 

2018

 

Amounts in thousands, except per share amounts

Revenue

$

227,044

 

 

210,146

 

Operating costs and expenses:

 

 

 

Operating expense (exclusive of depreciation and amortization shown separately below)

72,637

 

 

64,684

 

Selling, general and administrative, including stock-based compensation

93,597

 

 

102,483

 

Insurance proceeds and restructuring, net

(1,482

)

 

 

Depreciation and amortization expense

66,466

 

 

62,848

 

 

231,218

 

 

230,015

 

Operating income (loss)

(4,174

)

 

(19,869

)

Other income (expense):

 

 

 

Interest expense (including amortization of deferred loan fees)

(38,353

)

 

(37,614

)

Share of earnings (losses) of affiliates, net

1,921

 

 

10,856

 

Realized and unrealized gains (losses) on financial instruments, net

156,165

 

 

495,509

 

Tax sharing agreement

2,362

 

 

2,492

 

Other, net

(540

)

 

(834

)

 

121,555

 

 

470,409

 

Earnings (loss) before income taxes

117,381

 

 

450,540

 

Income tax (expense) benefit

(28,087

)

 

(133,284

)

Net earnings (loss)

89,294

 

 

317,256

 

Less net earnings (loss) attributable to the non-controlling interests

(28

)

 

(127

)

Net earnings (loss) attributable to GCI Liberty, Inc. shareholders

$

89,322

 

 

317,383

 

Basic net earnings attributable to Class A and Class B GCI Liberty, Inc. shareholders per common share

$

0.85

 

 

2.95

 

Diluted net earnings attributable to Class A and Class B GCI Liberty, Inc. shareholders per common share

$

0.84

 

 

2.91

 

GCI LIBERTY, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES

STATEMENT OF CASH FLOWS INFORMATION

(unaudited)

 

Nine months ended

 

September 30,

 

2019

 

2018

 

amounts in thousands

Cash flows from operating activities:

 

 

 

Net earnings (loss)

$

1,226,824

 

 

(156,955

)

Adjustments to reconcile net earnings (loss) to net cash from operating activities:

 

 

 

Depreciation and amortization

200,035

 

 

143,257

 

Stock-based compensation expense

18,153

 

 

20,926

 

Share of (earnings) losses of affiliates, net

2,443

 

 

(18,714

)

Realized and unrealized (gains) losses on financial instruments, net

(1,844,863

)

 

4,328

 

(Gain) loss on lease modification

(6,468

)

 

 

Deferred income tax expense (benefit)

478,850

 

 

36,347

 

Other, net

3,625

 

 

10,121

 

Change in operating assets and liabilities:

 

 

 

Current and other assets

39,289

 

 

(73,601

)

Payables and other liabilities

(35,774

)

 

72,854

 

Net cash provided (used) by operating activities

82,114

 

 

38,563

 

Cash flows from investing activities:

 

 

 

Cash and restricted cash from acquisition of GCI Holdings

 

 

147,958

 

Capital expended for property and equipment

(108,633

)

 

(89,376

)

Purchase of investments

 

(48,581

Proceeds from derivative instrument

105,866

 

 

 

Settlement of derivative instrument

(105,866

)

 

 

Other, net

6,340

 

 

2,699

 

Net cash provided (used) by investing activities

(102,293

)

 

12,700

 

Cash flows from financing activities:

 

 

 

Borrowings of debt

325,000

 

 

1,527,250

 

Repayment of debt, finance lease, and tower obligations

(334,275

)

 

(88,543

)

Repurchases of GCI Liberty common stock

(43,910

)

 

(23,893

)

Contributions from (distributions to) parent, net

 

 

(1,122,189

)

Indemnification payment to Qurate Retail

 

 

(132,725

)

Derivative payments

 

 

(80,001

)

Other financing activities, net

(7,802

)

 

(14,957

)

Net cash provided (used) by financing activities

(60,987

)

 

64,942

 

Net increase (decrease) in cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash

(81,166

)

 

116,205

 

Cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash at beginning of period

492,032

 

 

574,148

 

Cash, cash equivalents and restricted cash at end of period

$

410,866

 

 

690,353

 

 

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CONTACT: GCI Liberty, Inc.

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KEYWORD: COLORADO UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA

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