Shares of TalkTalk Telecom Group PLC (LON:TALK) have been given a consensus rating of “Hold” by the fifteen research firms that are presently covering the stock, MarketBeat.com reports. Ten analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, two have given a hold recommendation and three have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year price target among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 162 ($2.18).

TALK has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Deutsche Bank reiterated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 230 ($3.10) price objective on shares of TalkTalk Telecom Group in a research note on Thursday, November 16th. Barclays downgraded TalkTalk Telecom Group to an “equal weight” rating and boosted their price objective for the company from GBX 185 ($2.49) to GBX 215 ($2.89) in a research note on Friday, October 13th. Numis Securities cut their price objective on TalkTalk Telecom Group from GBX 150 ($2.02) to GBX 120 ($1.62) and set a “reduce” rating for the company in a research note on Thursday, November 30th. Royal Bank Of Canada downgraded TalkTalk Telecom Group to a “sector performer” rating and dropped their price target for the stock from GBX 225 ($3.03) to GBX 190 ($2.56) in a research note on Thursday, November 16th. Finally, Citigroup downgraded TalkTalk Telecom Group to a “sell” rating and set a GBX 180 ($2.42) price target for the company. in a research note on Monday, October 9th.

TalkTalk Telecom Group (LON:TALK) traded up GBX 8.48 ($0.11) during midday trading on Friday, hitting GBX 154.50 ($2.08). 3,015,150 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,930,000. TalkTalk Telecom Group has a 12-month low of GBX 138.11 ($1.86) and a 12-month high of GBX 220 ($2.96).

TalkTalk Telecom Group (LON:TALK) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, November 15th. The company reported GBX (0.50) (($0.01)) earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of GBX 4.20 ($0.06) by GBX (4.70) (($0.06)). The company had revenue of £856 million for the quarter. TalkTalk Telecom Group had a negative net margin of 8.57% and a negative return on equity of 158.23%.

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TalkTalk Telecom Group Company Profile

TalkTalk Telecom Group PLC is a provider of fixed line broadband, voice telephony, mobile and television services. The Company serves over four million residential and business customers under the TalkTalk and TalkTalk Business brands. TalkTalk residential packages offer broadband, phone, television and mobile services.

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