British Sky Broadcasting Group plc Receives Consensus Rating of “Hold” from Analysts (LON:BSY)
British Sky Broadcasting Group plc (LON:BSY) has earned an average recommendation of “Hold” from the twenty-seven ratings firms that are covering the company, StockRatingsNetwork reports. Seven investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have assigned a hold rating and eleven have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year price target among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 934.80 ($15.68).
BSY has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at Panmure Gordon reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of British Sky Broadcasting Group plc in a research note on Friday, August 8th. They now have a GBX 1,639 ($27.50) price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Berenberg Bank raised their price target on shares of British Sky Broadcasting Group plc from GBX 680 ($11.41) to GBX 800 ($13.42) in a research note on Friday, August 8th. They now have a “sell” rating on the stock. Finally, analysts at Nomura reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of British Sky Broadcasting Group plc in a research note on Thursday, August 7th. They now have a GBX 900 ($15.10) price target on the stock.
British Sky Broadcasting Group plc (LON:BSY) traded up 0.94% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting GBX 857.00. 1,347,183 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. British Sky Broadcasting Group plc has a 52 week low of GBX 773.708 and a 52 week high of GBX 943.281. The stock’s 50-day moving average is GBX 886.1 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 892.2. The company’s market cap is £13.249 billion.
The company also recently announced a dividend, which is scheduled for Friday, December 5th. Investors of record on Thursday, November 13th will be paid a dividend of GBX 20 ($0.34) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 2.29%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 13th.
British Sky Broadcasting Group plc (LON:BSY) is an entertainment and communications provider.
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