ITV’s (ITV) Hold Rating Reaffirmed at Liberum Capital
ITV (LON:ITV)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by equities researchers at Liberum Capital in a research report issued on Tuesday, ThisIsMoney.Co.Uk reports.
ITV has been the subject of a number of other reports. Shore Capital restated a “buy” rating on shares of ITV in a research note on Wednesday, May 8th. Numis Securities lowered their target price on ITV from GBX 160 ($2.09) to GBX 150 ($1.96) and set an “add” rating for the company in a research note on Thursday, February 28th. Barclays restated an “equal weight” rating and issued a GBX 135 ($1.76) target price on shares of ITV in a research note on Thursday, April 4th. Deutsche Bank lowered their target price on ITV from GBX 145 ($1.89) to GBX 140 ($1.83) and set a “hold” rating for the company in a research note on Thursday, February 28th. Finally, Berenberg Bank lowered their target price on ITV from GBX 155 ($2.03) to GBX 150 ($1.96) and set a “hold” rating for the company in a research note on Wednesday, March 6th. Ten equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 152.50 ($1.99).
Shares of LON:ITV opened at GBX 112.69 ($1.47) on Tuesday. ITV has a twelve month low of GBX 117.65 ($1.54) and a twelve month high of GBX 183.05 ($2.39). The firm has a market capitalization of $4.55 billion and a PE ratio of 9.71. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 123.32, a current ratio of 1.10 and a quick ratio of 0.76.
In other news, insider Mary Harris purchased 2,649 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Friday, March 29th. The shares were acquired at an average price of GBX 127 ($1.66) per share, for a total transaction of £3,364.23 ($4,395.96). Also, insider Carolyn McCall purchased 44,589 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, May 15th. The stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 111 ($1.45) per share, for a total transaction of £49,493.79 ($64,672.40).
ITV Company Profile
ITV plc, an integrated producer broadcaster, creates, owns, and distributes content on various platforms worldwide. It operates through Broadcast & Online, and ITV Studios segments. The Broadcast & Online segment broadcasts various contents on its family of free-to-air channels, including ITV, ITV2, ITV3, ITV4, ITVBe, ITV Encore, CITV, ITV Breakfast, CITV Breakfast, and various related +1 and HD equivalents; and offers television advertising services.
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