Liberty Global PLC (NASDAQ:LBTYA) Director David E. Rapley sold 13,952 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Friday, April 12th. The stock was sold at an average price of $27.10, for a total transaction of $378,099.20. Following the completion of the sale, the director now directly owns 6,864 shares in the company, valued at approximately $186,014.40. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink.
NASDAQ:LBTYA opened at $25.96 on Wednesday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.40, a current ratio of 0.40 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 6.31. Liberty Global PLC has a 52 week low of $19.88 and a 52 week high of $33.22. The stock has a market capitalization of $19.45 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of -13.18 and a beta of 1.54.
Liberty Global (NASDAQ:LBTYA) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February 27th. The company reported $0.03 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. Liberty Global had a net margin of 5.53% and a negative return on equity of 20.19%. The company had revenue of $2.95 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $2.97 billion. Equities analysts forecast that Liberty Global PLC will post 0.02 earnings per share for the current year.
A number of equities analysts have recently issued reports on LBTYA shares. BidaskClub raised shares of Liberty Global from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, April 10th. Bank of America cut shares of Liberty Global from a “neutral” rating to an “underperform” rating and cut their price objective for the stock from $38.60 to $23.50 in a research report on Wednesday, April 10th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Liberty Global from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, April 29th. Pivotal Research reissued a “buy” rating and set a $32.00 price objective on shares of Liberty Global in a research report on Wednesday, February 27th. Finally, ValuEngine upgraded shares of Liberty Global from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Friday, March 1st. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $32.75.
About Liberty Global
Liberty Global plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides video, broadband Internet, fixed-line telephony, mobile, and other communications services to residential customers and businesses in Europe. It offers video services, including digital video programming and audio services starting with a basic video service, video-on-demand, electronic programming guide, various premium channel packages, digital video recorders, various mobile applications, and set-top boxes.
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