Liberty Global PLC (NASDAQ:LBTYA) Director J David Wargo purchased 75,000 shares of Liberty Global PLC stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 9th. The shares were acquired at an average cost of $22.08 per share, for a total transaction of $1,656,000.00. Following the completion of the transaction, the director now owns 119,445 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $2,637,345.60. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink.

Liberty Global PLC (LBTYA) traded up $0.12 during midday trading on Monday, hitting $29.72. 1,065,600 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 2,454,338. Liberty Global PLC has a twelve month low of $28.17 and a twelve month high of $37.69. The company has a current ratio of 0.47, a quick ratio of 0.47 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.64. The firm has a market capitalization of $24,385.41, a PE ratio of 36.24 and a beta of 1.62.

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A number of brokerages have weighed in on LBTYA. Macquarie cut shares of Liberty Global PLC from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 27th. Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and set a $40.00 price target on shares of Liberty Global PLC in a research report on Monday, October 2nd. Buckingham Research began coverage on shares of Liberty Global PLC in a research report on Friday, September 29th. They set a “buy” rating and a $44.00 price target on the stock. BidaskClub raised shares of Liberty Global PLC from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report on Friday, August 4th. Finally, Morgan Stanley boosted their target price on shares of Liberty Global PLC from $37.00 to $38.00 and gave the stock an “equal weight” rating in a research report on Monday, August 7th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating, ten have assigned a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $40.13.

Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the company. Allen Investment Management LLC increased its stake in shares of Liberty Global PLC by 14.6% in the second quarter. Allen Investment Management LLC now owns 90,921 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,920,000 after buying an additional 11,561 shares during the last quarter. Bedrijfstakpensioenfonds Voor DE Media PNO bought a new stake in shares of Liberty Global PLC in the second quarter worth $1,754,000. Legal & General Group Plc increased its stake in shares of Liberty Global PLC by 1.4% in the second quarter. Legal & General Group Plc now owns 1,097,107 shares of the company’s stock worth $35,238,000 after buying an additional 15,011 shares during the last quarter. Beck Mack & Oliver LLC increased its stake in shares of Liberty Global PLC by 25.1% in the second quarter. Beck Mack & Oliver LLC now owns 1,541,373 shares of the company’s stock worth $49,509,000 after buying an additional 308,913 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada increased its stake in shares of Liberty Global PLC by 9.2% in the second quarter. Royal Bank of Canada now owns 205,141 shares of the company’s stock worth $6,590,000 after buying an additional 17,258 shares during the last quarter. 21.82% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

About Liberty Global PLC

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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