In today’s session Liberty Global plc – Class A Ordinary Shares (LBTYA) registered an unusually high (548) contracts volume of call trades. Someone, most probably a professional was a very active buyer of the January, 2017 call, expecting serious LBTYA increase. With 548 contracts traded and 119944 open interest for the Jan, 17 contract, it seems this is a quite bullish bet. The option with symbol: LBTYA170120C00035000 closed last at: $0.95 or 5.6% up. About 1.12 million shares traded hands. Liberty Global plc – Class A Ordinary Shares (NASDAQ:LBTYA) has declined 16.62% since April 5, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 18.57% the S&P500.
Liberty Global plc – Class A Ordinary Shares (NASDAQ:LBTYA) Ratings Coverage
Out of 10 analysts covering Liberty Global (NASDAQ:LBTYA), 9 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 1 “Hold”. This means 90% are positive. Liberty Global has been the topic of 23 analyst reports since August 6, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. On Friday, May 13 the stock rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Buy”. The stock of Liberty Global plc – Class A Ordinary Shares (NASDAQ:LBTYA) earned “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, October 16. As per Monday, January 18, the company rating was maintained by Pivotal Research. The company was maintained on Monday, January 25 by Wunderlich. Barclays Capital maintained Liberty Global plc – Class A Ordinary Shares (NASDAQ:LBTYA) rating on Wednesday, March 30. Barclays Capital has “Overweight” rating and $45 price target. The company was maintained on Friday, January 15 by Pivotal Research. Wunderlich maintained Liberty Global plc – Class A Ordinary Shares (NASDAQ:LBTYA) on Wednesday, July 6 with “Hold” rating. As per Monday, November 7, the company rating was maintained by Wunderlich. The stock of Liberty Global plc – Class A Ordinary Shares (NASDAQ:LBTYA) earned “Outperform” rating by RBC Capital Markets on Thursday, January 14. The rating was maintained by Pivotal Research on Friday, June 24 with “Buy”.
According to Zacks Investment Research, “Liberty Global owns interests primarily in broadband distribution and content companies operating outside the continental U.S., principally in Europe, Asia, and Latin America. Through its subsidiaries and affiliates, Liberty Global is one of the largest cable television operators in terms of subscribers outside the United States.”
LBTYA Company Profile
Liberty Global plc (Liberty), incorporated on January 29, 2013, is an international cable firm with activities in 14 countries. The Firm connects people to the digital world and enables them to discover and experience its endless possibilities. The Company’s products are provided through next-generation networks and technology platforms that connect 27 million clients subscribing to 57 million television, broadband Internet and telephony services. In addition, the Company served five million mobile subscribers and offered WiFi service across six million access points. The Company’s consumer brands include Virgin Media, Ziggo, Unitymedia, Telenet, UPC, VTR, and Liberty Cablevision. The Company’s activities also include Liberty Global Business Services and Liberty Global Ventures.
More news for Liberty Global plc – Class A Ordinary Shares (NASDAQ:LBTYA) were recently published by: Businesswire.com, which released: “Liberty Global Announces Distribution of LiLAC Group Shares to Liberty Global …” on June 02, 2016. Businesswire.com‘s article titled: “Liberty Global Launches LiLAC Tracking Stock” and published on July 01, 2015 is yet another important article.
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