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British Sky Broadcasting Group plc (NASDAQ:BSYBY) has earned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the eighteen ratings firms that are currently covering the stock, Stock Ratings News reports. Five analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, five have assigned a hold recommendation and eight have given a buy recommendation to the company.

British Sky Broadcasting Group plc (NASDAQ:BSYBY) opened at 62.05 on Monday. British Sky Broadcasting Group plc has a 52 week low of $46.45 and a 52 week high of $62.20. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $58.04 and a 200-day moving average of $55.78. The company has a market cap of $24.339 billion and a P/E ratio of 17.16.

British Sky Broadcasting Group plc (NASDAQ:BSYBY) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, January 30th. The company reported $0.95 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $0.95. On average, analysts predict that British Sky Broadcasting Group plc will post $3.90 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

BSYBY has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at Societe Generale initiated coverage on shares of British Sky Broadcasting Group plc in a research note on Monday, February 3rd. They set a “buy” rating on the stock. Separately, analysts at UBS AG upgraded shares of British Sky Broadcasting Group plc from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 14th. Finally, analysts at Jefferies Group upgraded shares of British Sky Broadcasting Group plc from an “underperform” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, January 7th.

British Sky Broadcasting Group plc (NASDAQ:BSYBY) and its subsidiaries operate the pay television service in the United Kingdom and Ireland, as well as broadband and telephony services.

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