British Sky Broadcasting Group plc Receives Average Recommendation of “Hold” from Brokerages (LON:BSY)
British Sky Broadcasting Group plc (LON:BSY) has been given a consensus rating of “Hold” by the twenty-seven analysts that are presently covering the company, AnalystRatings.Net reports. Seven investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating and eleven have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average twelve-month price target among analysts that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 934.80 ($15.68).
British Sky Broadcasting Group plc (LON:BSY) opened at 849.50 on Wednesday. British Sky Broadcasting Group plc has a one year low of GBX 782.50 and a one year high of GBX 954.00. The stock has a 50-day moving average of GBX 883. and a 200-day moving average of GBX 891.7. The company’s market cap is £13.133 billion.
The company also recently announced a dividend, which is scheduled for Friday, December 5th. Stockholders 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.
Several analysts have recently commented on the stock. 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) is an entertainment and communications provider.
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