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Liberty Global plc – Class A (NASDAQ:LBTYA) has received an average rating of “Buy” from the twelve analysts that are presently covering the stock, American Banking and Market News reports. Two analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 12-month target price among analysts that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is $71.22.

A number of analysts have recently weighed in on LBTYA shares. Analysts at Credit Suisse raised their price target on shares of Liberty Global plc – Class A from $46.00 to $50.00 in a research note on Monday, August 18th. Separately, analysts at TheStreet upgraded shares of Liberty Global plc – Class A to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, August 11th. Finally, 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, August 8th.

Liberty Global plc – Class A (NASDAQ:LBTYA) opened at 43.21 on Wednesday. Liberty Global plc – Class A has a one year low of $37.98 and a one year high of $46.464. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $43.07 and its 200-day moving average is $42.83. The company’s market cap is $33.679 billion.

Liberty Global plc – Class A (NASDAQ:LBTYA) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 5th. The company reported ($0.32) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the 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 in the previous year, the company posted ($0.04) earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 50.5% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that Liberty Global plc – Class A will post $-0.08 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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

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