Liberty Global PLC (NASDAQ:LBTYA) Director David E. Rapley sold 2,985 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $32.81, for a total value of $97,937.85. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now directly owns 14,795 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $485,423.95. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available through this link.

Liberty Global PLC (LBTYA) traded up 0.03% during midday trading on Friday, hitting $33.40. The stock had a trading volume of 1,992,117 shares. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $33.12 and a 200 day moving average price of $33.52. The stock has a market cap of $33.52 billion, a PE ratio of 36.70 and a beta of 1.67. Liberty Global PLC has a one year low of $28.17 and a one year high of $37.69.

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Institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Standard Life Investments LTD bought a new position in Liberty Global PLC during the second quarter worth $105,000. D.A. Davidson & CO. increased its position in Liberty Global PLC by 69.6% in the second quarter. D.A. Davidson & CO. now owns 3,348 shares of the company’s stock worth $107,000 after buying an additional 1,374 shares during the period. Commonwealth Bank of Australia increased its position in Liberty Global PLC by 96.7% in the second quarter. Commonwealth Bank of Australia now owns 4,712 shares of the company’s stock worth $150,000 after buying an additional 2,316 shares during the period. Jacobi Capital Management LLC increased its position in Liberty Global PLC by 1.1% in the second quarter. Jacobi Capital Management LLC now owns 5,093 shares of the company’s stock worth $162,000 after buying an additional 57 shares during the period. Finally, Ameritas Investment Partners Inc. bought a new position in Liberty Global PLC during the first quarter worth $163,000. 22.53% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Several equities analysts recently weighed in on LBTYA shares. Zacks Investment Research raised Liberty Global PLC from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $33.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Tuesday, June 20th. BidaskClub raised Liberty Global PLC from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, July 3rd. Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $42.00 price objective on shares of Liberty Global PLC in a research note on Friday, May 5th. TheStreet downgraded Liberty Global PLC from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a research note on Tuesday, May 9th. Finally, Redburn Partners raised Liberty Global PLC to a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 11th. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating, eleven have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $39.85.

Liberty Global PLC Company Profile

Liberty Global PLC, formerly Liberty Global, Inc, is an international cable company with operations in 14 countries. The Company’s tripleplay services are provided through networks and technology platforms that connect approximately 25 million customers subscribing to over 47 million television, broadband Internet and telephony services.

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