Sky Plc (LON:SKY) is set to release its earnings data on Thursday, October 13th.
Shares of Sky Plc (LON:SKY) opened at 878.50 on Wednesday. Sky Plc has a 12 month low of GBX 560.00 and a 12 month high of GBX 1,134.00. The company’s 50-day moving average is GBX 865.54 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 908.01. The firm’s market cap is GBX 15.01 billion.
The business also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, October 28th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, October 6th will be given a dividend of GBX 20.95 ($0.26) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 2.32%. This is an increase from Sky Plc’s previous dividend of $12.55. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 6th.
A number of analysts have commented on the stock. Jefferies Group dropped their price target on shares of Sky Plc from GBX 915 ($11.32) to GBX 895 ($11.08) and set a “hold” rating on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, June 21st. Barclays PLC dropped their price target on shares of Sky Plc from GBX 1,100 ($13.61) to GBX 950 ($11.76) and set an “overweight” rating on the stock in a research report on Monday, July 4th. Haitong Bank restated a “sell” rating and set a GBX 875 ($10.83) price target on shares of Sky Plc in a research report on Tuesday, July 26th. Morgan Stanley upgraded shares of Sky Plc to an “overweight” rating and dropped their price target for the stock from GBX 1,025 ($12.69) to GBX 1,000 ($12.38) in a research report on Monday, September 19th. Finally, Liberum Capital restated a “sell” rating and set a GBX 530 ($6.56) price target on shares of Sky Plc in a research report on Thursday, July 14th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and thirteen have given a buy rating to the stock. Sky Plc has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 1,053.59 ($13.04).
In other news, insider Dave Lewis acquired 337 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, September 27th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of GBX 842 ($10.42) per share, with a total value of £2,837.54 ($3,511.81). Also, insider Darroch,Jeremy acquired 61,793 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 30th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of GBX 864 ($10.69) per share, with a total value of £533,891.52 ($660,756.83).
About Sky Plc
Sky plc, formerly British Sky Broadcasting Group plc is an entertainment company. The Company serves approximately 21 million customers across five countries: Italy, Germany, Austria, the United Kingdom and Ireland. The Company owns and operates Britain and Ireland’s portfolio of pay television (TV) channels across entertainment, sports, movies and 24-hour news.
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