BT Group plc (LON:BT.A)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reissued by stock analysts at Jefferies Group in a research note issued on Tuesday. They presently have a GBX 400 ($5.00) price objective on the communications services company’s stock.

BT.A has been the topic of a number of other reports. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reaffirmed a “conviction-buy” rating on shares of BT Group plc in a report on Friday, September 2nd. Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a “sell” rating and set a GBX 390 ($4.87) price target on shares of BT Group plc in a report on Tuesday, September 6th. Societe Generale reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 500 ($6.25) price target on shares of BT Group plc in a report on Wednesday, November 2nd. Macquarie lowered their price target on BT Group plc from GBX 360 ($4.50) to GBX 310 ($3.87) and set an “underperform” rating on the stock in a report on Monday, October 10th. Finally, Citigroup Inc. reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a GBX 460 ($5.75) price target on shares of BT Group plc in a report on Wednesday, October 19th. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have issued a hold rating, eleven have given a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the stock. BT Group plc presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 468.83 ($5.86).

Analyst Recommendations for BT Group plc (LON:BT.A)

The company also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Monday, February 6th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, December 29th will be issued a dividend of GBX 4.85 ($0.06) per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 29th. This represents a yield of 1.28%.

In other news, insider Mike Inglis acquired 1,400 shares of BT Group plc stock in a transaction on Wednesday, November 9th. The shares were bought at an average cost of GBX 354 ($4.42) per share, for a total transaction of £4,956 ($6,191.90).

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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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