Liberty Global plc (NASDAQ:LBTYA) CAO Jason Waldron Sells 10,803 Shares

Liberty Global plc (NASDAQ:LBTYAGet Rating) CAO Jason Waldron sold 10,803 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, November 22nd. The shares were sold at an average price of $20.25, for a total transaction of $218,760.75. Following the completion of the sale, the chief accounting officer now directly owns 92,419 shares in the company, valued at $1,871,484.75. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is available at this link.

Jason Waldron also recently made the following trade(s):

  • On Friday, November 11th, Jason Waldron sold 8,138 shares of Liberty Global stock. The shares were sold at an average price of $21.14, for a total value of $172,037.32.

Liberty Global Stock Up 0.6 %

LBTYA traded up $0.11 during trading on Thursday, reaching $19.77. 892,399 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,957,650. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.53, a quick ratio of 1.62 and a current ratio of 1.62. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $17.38 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $20.19. Liberty Global plc has a twelve month low of $15.22 and a twelve month high of $29.08. The stock has a market cap of $9.09 billion, a P/E ratio of 1.47 and a beta of 1.23.

Institutional Investors Weigh In On Liberty Global

A number of institutional investors and hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of LBTYA. SG Americas Securities LLC increased its holdings in shares of Liberty Global by 20.2% in the first quarter. SG Americas Securities LLC now owns 18,072 shares of the company’s stock valued at $461,000 after purchasing an additional 3,043 shares during the last quarter. State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D raised its stake in Liberty Global by 66.4% in the 1st quarter. State of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D now owns 276,695 shares of the company’s stock worth $7,058,000 after purchasing an additional 110,364 shares in the last quarter. FinTrust Capital Advisors LLC bought a new stake in Liberty Global in the 1st quarter valued at about $26,000. Versor Investments LP acquired a new position in shares of Liberty Global during the 1st quarter worth approximately $313,000. Finally, Envestnet Asset Management Inc. bought a new position in shares of Liberty Global during the first quarter worth approximately $317,000. 32.52% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Wall Street Analysts Forecast Growth

A number of research analysts recently issued reports on LBTYA shares. Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft decreased their price objective on Liberty Global from $32.00 to $29.50 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a report on Monday, October 17th. Barclays decreased their price target on shares of Liberty Global from $25.00 to $22.00 and set an “equal weight” rating for the company in a research note on Friday, September 30th. Finally, Citigroup started coverage on shares of Liberty Global in a report on Friday, October 14th. They set a “neutral” rating and a $18.00 target price for the company. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. According to data from MarketBeat, the stock has a consensus rating of “Moderate Buy” and a consensus target price of $31.17.

Liberty Global Company Profile

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Liberty Global plc, together with its subsidiaries, provides broadband internet, video, fixed-line telephony, and mobile communications services to residential and business customers. It offers value-added broadband services, such as intelligent WiFi features; security; smart home, online storage solutions, and Web spaces; Connect Box, a set-top or Horizon box that delivers in-home Wi-Fi service; community Wi-Fi via routers in home, which provides access to the internet; and public Wi-Fi access points in train stations, hotels, bars, restaurants, and other public places.

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