Liberty Global PLC (NASDAQ:LILA) has been assigned an average rating of “Hold” from the ten research firms that are presently covering the company, Marketbeat reports. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, four have assigned a hold recommendation and three have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year target price among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $29.44.

A number of research analysts have issued reports on LILA shares. Barclays PLC lifted their price objective on Liberty Global PLC from $23.00 to $25.00 and gave the company an “equal weight” rating in a report on Friday, September 1st. Royal Bank Of Canada set a $29.00 price objective on Liberty Global PLC and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, October 11th. Zacks Investment Research raised Liberty Global PLC from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $29.00 price objective for the company in a report on Wednesday, October 4th. Macquarie cut Liberty Global PLC from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating and cut their price target for the company from $35.00 to $25.00 in a report on Wednesday, September 27th. Finally, Morgan Stanley cut Liberty Global PLC from an “equal weight” rating to an “underweight” rating and lifted their price target for the company from $22.00 to $26.00 in a report on Thursday, August 10th.

Several institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in LILA. Wells Fargo & Company MN raised its holdings in shares of Liberty Global PLC by 36.3% in the first quarter. Wells Fargo & Company MN now owns 34,501 shares of the company’s stock valued at $767,000 after buying an additional 9,181 shares during the last quarter. First Trust Advisors LP raised its holdings in shares of Liberty Global PLC by 7.0% in the first quarter. First Trust Advisors LP now owns 68,492 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,523,000 after buying an additional 4,505 shares during the last quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its holdings in shares of Liberty Global PLC by 18.5% in the first quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 918,968 shares of the company’s stock valued at $20,437,000 after buying an additional 143,182 shares during the last quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC raised its holdings in shares of Liberty Global PLC by 4.0% in the first quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 339,818 shares of the company’s stock valued at $7,557,000 after buying an additional 12,924 shares during the last quarter. Finally, UBS Group AG raised its holdings in shares of Liberty Global PLC by 144.3% in the first quarter. UBS Group AG now owns 29,832 shares of the company’s stock valued at $664,000 after buying an additional 17,620 shares during the last quarter. 21.44% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Liberty Global PLC (NASDAQ:LILA) traded up 3.29% during trading on Wednesday, hitting $21.99. 305,485 shares of the stock traded hands. The stock’s market cap is $3.77 billion. Liberty Global PLC has a one year low of $19.10 and a one year high of $28.11. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $23.97 and a 200 day moving average price of $23.97.

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Liberty Global PLC Company Profile

LiLAC Group provides various broadband services over cable distribution systems, and mobile services in Chile and Puerto Rico. It offers triple-play services consisting of video, broadband Internet, and fixed-line telephony services in 34 communities within Santiago; and 42 communities outside Santiago, including Iquique, Antofagasta, Concepción, Viña del Mar, Valparaiso, and Rancagua, as well as smaller cities across Chile.

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