Shares of BT Group plc (LON:BT.A) have earned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the twenty-five analysts that are currently covering the stock. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, eight have given a hold recommendation and twelve have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average twelve-month price target among brokerages that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 474.22 ($5.78).
BT.A has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. set a GBX 560 ($6.83) price objective on shares of BT Group plc and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, September 22nd. Deutsche Bank AG reissued a “sell” rating and issued a GBX 390 ($4.75) target price on shares of BT Group plc in a research report on Tuesday, September 13th. Jefferies Group reissued a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 400 ($4.88) target price on shares of BT Group plc in a research report on Monday, July 25th. Societe Generale set a GBX 500 ($6.09) target price on shares of BT Group plc and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 21st. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a GBX 490 ($5.97) target price on shares of BT Group plc and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, July 1st.
In other BT Group plc news, insider Patterson,Gavin bought 331 shares of BT Group plc stock in a transaction dated Friday, August 12th. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 399 ($4.86) per share, with a total value of £1,320.69 ($1,609.62). Also, insider Wilcox,Alison sold 40,329 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, August 1st. The shares were sold at an average price of GBX 417 ($5.08), for a total transaction of £168,171.93 ($204,962.74).
About BT Group plc
BT Group plc is a communications services company. The Company’s activities are the provision of fixed-line services, broadband, mobile and television products and services, as well as managed networked information technology (IT) services in both the United Kingdom and across the globe. The Company operates in five segments: BT Global Services, BT Business, BT Consumer, BT Wholesale and Openreach.
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