Shares of BT Group – CLASS A (LON:BT.A) have been given a consensus rating of “Hold” by the thirteen analysts that are presently covering the stock, Marketbeat reports. Eight research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and five have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year price target among brokers that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 273.57 ($3.57).
Several research analysts have recently issued reports on the stock. Berenberg Bank increased their price objective on shares of BT Group – CLASS A from GBX 270 ($3.53) to GBX 275 ($3.59) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 22nd. JPMorgan Chase & Co. upgraded shares of BT Group – CLASS A to an “overweight” rating in a report on Thursday, January 24th. Deutsche Bank reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of BT Group – CLASS A in a report on Wednesday, January 23rd. Barclays reiterated an “equal weight” rating on shares of BT Group – CLASS A in a report on Tuesday, January 22nd. Finally, UBS Group reissued a “neutral” rating on shares of BT Group – CLASS A in a research note on Friday, January 25th.
BT Group – CLASS A stock opened at GBX 204.40 ($2.67) on Thursday. BT Group – CLASS A has a 12-month low of GBX 224.20 ($2.93) and a 12-month high of GBX 337.05 ($4.40).
In other news, insider Matthew Key purchased 18,500 shares of BT Group – CLASS A stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, May 13th. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 205 ($2.68) per share, for a total transaction of £37,925 ($49,555.73). Also, insider Philip Jansen purchased 813 shares of BT Group – CLASS A stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, March 14th. The stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 221 ($2.89) per share, with a total value of £1,796.73 ($2,347.75).
About BT Group – CLASS A
BT Group plc provides communications services worldwide. Its Consumer segment sells telephones, baby monitors, and Wi-Fi extenders through high street retailers, online BT Shop, and Website BT.com; and offers home phone, copper and fiber broadband, TV, and mobile services in various packages. The company's EE segment offers 2G, 3G, and 4G mobile network services; broadband, fixed-voice, and TV services; and postpaid and prepaid plans, and emergency services network.
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