Media stories about BT Group plc (NYSE:BT) have trended somewhat positive this week, Accern reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. BT Group plc earned a media sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave headlines about the utilities provider an impact score of 45.307360174847 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.

These are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

Shares of BT Group plc (NYSE BT) opened at 18.94 on Tuesday. BT Group plc has a 12-month low of $18.06 and a 12-month high of $26.76. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $19.83 and its 200-day moving average price is $19.85. The firm has a market capitalization of $37.65 billion, a P/E ratio of 18.30 and a beta of 1.06.

Several brokerages recently issued reports on BT. Deutsche Bank AG restated a “sell” rating and set a GBX 265 ($3.42) price objective on shares of BT Group plc in a research report on Wednesday, August 2nd. Numis Securities Ltd restated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 390 ($5.04) price objective on shares of BT Group plc in a research report on Monday, August 7th. BidaskClub upgraded BT Group plc from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Monday, July 31st. Barclays PLC restated an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 450 ($5.81) price objective on shares of BT Group plc in a research report on Tuesday, August 1st. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded BT Group plc from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 1st. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, twelve have given a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $339.22.

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