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Liberty Global plc – Class A (NASDAQ:LBTYA) was upgraded by TheStreet to a “hold” rating in a research note issued on Monday.

Liberty Global plc – Class A (NASDAQ:LBTYA) traded up 0.91% on Monday, hitting $41.94. 1,596,186 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Liberty Global plc – Class A has a one year low of $37.813 and a one year high of $46.464. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $43.2 and its 200-day moving average is $42.7. The company’s market cap is $32.689 billion.

Liberty Global plc – Class A (NASDAQ:LBTYA) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August 5th. The company reported ($0.32) earnings per share for the quarter, missing the analysts’ consensus estimate of $0.06 by $0.38. The company had revenue of $4.60 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $4.58 billion. During the same quarter last year, the company posted ($0.04) earnings per share. Liberty Global plc – Class A’s revenue was up 50.5% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts predict that Liberty Global plc – Class A will post $0.06 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

A number of other analysts have also recently weighed in on LBTYA. Analysts at Jefferies Group raised their price target on shares of Liberty Global plc – Class A from $51.00 to $55.00 in a research note on Friday. Separately, analysts at Pivotal Research raised their price target on shares of Liberty Global plc – Class A from $53.00 to $60.00 in a research note on Monday, July 14th. Finally, analysts at Evercore Partners raised their price target on shares of Liberty Global plc – Class A to $56.00 in a research note on Friday, May 30th. They now have an “overweight” rating on the stock. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $73.88.

Liberty Global PLC, formerly Liberty Global, Inc, is an international cable company with operations in 14 countries.

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