BidaskClub upgraded shares of Liberty Global PLC (NASDAQ:LBTYA) from a strong sell rating to a sell rating in a research note published on Tuesday.

A number of other research analysts also recently weighed in on LBTYA. Jefferies Group LLC set a $43.00 price objective on shares of Liberty Global PLC and gave the company a buy rating in a research report on Saturday, June 17th. Macquarie restated a buy rating and set a $36.00 price objective (down previously from $40.00) on shares of Liberty Global PLC in a research report on Wednesday, June 21st. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Liberty Global PLC from a hold rating to a buy rating and set a $33.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, June 20th. Royal Bank Of Canada set a $40.00 price target on shares of Liberty Global PLC and gave the stock a buy rating in a research report on Monday, June 12th. Finally, Pivotal Research decreased their price target on shares of Liberty Global PLC from $47.00 to $42.00 and set a buy rating on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, May 10th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and twelve have given a buy rating to the company. Liberty Global PLC has a consensus rating of Buy and a consensus price target of $40.69.

Liberty Global PLC (LBTYA) traded up 3.86% on Tuesday, reaching $31.49. 2,055,977 shares of the company were exchanged. The firm has a market capitalization of $32.42 billion, a P/E ratio of 18.94 and a beta of 1.68. The firm has a 50-day moving average of $30.69 and a 200 day moving average of $33.45. Liberty Global PLC has a 12-month low of $26.16 and a 12-month high of $37.69.

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Several hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in LBTYA. MAI Capital Management increased its stake in shares of Liberty Global PLC by 0.7% in the first quarter. MAI Capital Management now owns 9,255 shares of the company’s stock valued at $332,000 after buying an additional 60 shares during the last quarter. Searle & CO. purchased a new stake in shares of Liberty Global PLC during the first quarter valued at approximately $620,000. GLG LLC increased its stake in shares of Liberty Global PLC by 6.8% in the fourth quarter. GLG LLC now owns 8,724 shares of the company’s stock valued at $267,000 after buying an additional 555 shares during the last quarter. Daiwa Securities Group Inc. increased its stake in shares of Liberty Global PLC by 11.3% in the first quarter. Daiwa Securities Group Inc. now owns 6,903 shares of the company’s stock valued at $248,000 after buying an additional 700 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Janus Capital Management LLC increased its stake in shares of Liberty Global PLC by 0.7% in the fourth quarter. Janus Capital Management LLC now owns 125,378 shares of the company’s stock valued at $3,835,000 after buying an additional 856 shares during the last quarter. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 23.59% of the company’s stock.

Liberty Global PLC Company Profile

Liberty Global PLC, formerly Liberty Global, Inc, is an international cable company with operations in 14 countries. The Company’s tripleplay services are provided through networks and technology platforms that connect approximately 25 million customers subscribing to over 47 million television, broadband Internet and telephony services.

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