Shares of BT Group – CLASS A (LON:BT.A) have received a consensus rating of “Hold” from the thirteen research firms that are currently covering the company, Marketbeat reports. Eight equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year price target among brokerages that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is GBX 271.43 ($3.55).
Several research firms have recently issued reports on BT.A. Berenberg Bank upped their price target on BT Group – CLASS A from GBX 270 ($3.53) to GBX 275 ($3.59) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 22nd. JPMorgan Chase & Co. upgraded BT Group – CLASS A to an “overweight” rating in a research note on Thursday, January 24th. Deutsche Bank restated a “hold” rating on shares of BT Group – CLASS A in a research note on Wednesday, January 23rd. Barclays restated an “equal weight” rating on shares of BT Group – CLASS A in a research note on Tuesday, January 22nd. Finally, UBS Group restated a “neutral” rating on shares of BT Group – CLASS A in a research note on Friday, January 25th.
Shares of BT.A traded up GBX 0.15 ($0.00) during trading hours on Thursday, hitting GBX 203.40 ($2.66). 20,727,715 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 26,890,000. BT Group – CLASS A has a 52 week low of GBX 224.20 ($2.93) and a 52 week high of GBX 337.05 ($4.40).
In other news, insider Jan du Plessis purchased 876 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, May 16th. The stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 205 ($2.68) per share, with a total value of £1,795.80 ($2,346.53). Also, insider Philip Jansen purchased 813 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, March 14th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 221 ($2.89) per share, with a total value of £1,796.73 ($2,347.75). In the last 90 days, insiders have purchased 20,189 shares of company stock valued at $4,151,753.
BT Group – CLASS A Company Profile
BT Group plc provides communications services worldwide. Its Consumer segment sells telephones, baby monitors, and Wi-Fi extenders through high street retailers, online BT Shop, and Website BT.com; and offers home phone, copper and fiber broadband, TV, and mobile services in various packages. The company's EE segment offers 2G, 3G, and 4G mobile network services; broadband, fixed-voice, and TV services; and postpaid and prepaid plans, and emergency services network.
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