ITV plc Company Profile (LON:ITV)

About ITV plc (LON:ITV)

ITV plc logoITV plc (ITV) is an integrated producer broadcaster. The Company creates, owns and distributes content on multiple platforms. It operates through two segments: Broadcast & Online and ITV Studios. The Broadcast & Online segment operates the commercial family of channels in the United Kingdom and delivers content through television broadcasting. In addition to linear broadcast, the Company delivers its content on multiple platforms, including the ITV Hub and pay platforms or through direct content deals. The ITV Studios segment is the Company's international content business, which creates and produces programs and formats that return and travel, including drama, entertainment and factual entertainment. ITV Studios produces programming across a range of genres for ITV's own channels. ITV Studios also operates in five other international locations being Australia, Germany, France, the Netherlands (primarily Talpa) and the Nordics, where content is produced for local broadcasters.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Cyclical Consumer Goods & Services
  • Industry: Broadcasting
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:ITV
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: £6.96 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 4,010,000,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 165.76
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 183.49
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 152.40 - GBX 221.76
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 17.18
  • P/E Growth: 0.89
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £3.02 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.30
  • Book Value: GBX 0.11 per share
  • Price / Book: 15.77
  • Dividend Yield: 4.5%
  • EBITDA: £833 million
  • Net Margins: 14.13%
  • Return on Equity: 69.69%
  • Return on Assets: 12.11%
  • Average Volume: 17.04 million shs.

Frequently Asked Questions for ITV plc (LON:ITV)

What is ITV plc's stock symbol?

ITV plc trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "ITV."

How often does ITV plc pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for ITV plc?

ITV plc declared a dividend on Wednesday, July 26th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 26th will be given a dividend of GBX 2.52 per share on Monday, November 27th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.43%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 26th. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View ITV plc's Dividend History.

Where is ITV plc's stock going? Where will ITV plc's stock price be in 2017?

20 brokers have issued 12 month target prices for ITV plc's shares. Their forecasts range from GBX 110 to GBX 330. On average, they anticipate ITV plc's stock price to reach GBX 210.10 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for ITV plc.

Who are some of ITV plc's key competitors?

Who are ITV plc's key executives?

ITV plc's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Peter Lytton Bazalgette, Executive Chairman of the Board
  • Ian Griffiths, Group Finance Director, Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director
  • Julian Bellamy, Managing Director - ITV Studios
  • Simon Pitts, Managing Director - Online, Pay TV, Interactive & Technology
  • Kelly Williams, Managing Director - Commercial
  • David Osborn, Group Human Resources Director
  • Mary Fagan, Group Communications and Corporate Affairs Director
  • Kevin Lygo, Director of Television
  • Andrew Garard, Group Legal Director and Company Secretary
  • Salman Amin, Non-Executive Director

How do I buy ITV plc stock?

Shares of ITV plc and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.

What is ITV plc's stock price today?

One share of ITV plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 173.50.

MarketBeat Community Rating for ITV plc (LON ITV)
Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  1,182 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  902 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  2,084
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about ITV plc and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for ITV plc (LON:ITV) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Ratings, 7 Hold Ratings, 10 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.35)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 210.10
Consensus Price Target History for ITV plc (LON:ITV)
Price Target History for ITV plc (LON:ITV)
Analysts' Ratings History for ITV plc (LON:ITV)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/18/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHoldGBX 180View Rating Details
10/16/2017HSBC Holdings plcUpgradeBuyGBX 200 -> GBX 210View Rating Details
10/9/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingBuyGBX 330View Rating Details
10/2/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
9/22/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingBuyGBX 224View Rating Details
9/13/2017MacquarieDowngradeUnderperformGBX 200 -> GBX 110View Rating Details
7/27/2017Kepler Capital MarketsLower Price TargetReduceGBX 200 -> GBX 175View Rating Details
7/26/2017Numis Securities LtdLower Price TargetAddGBX 230 -> GBX 210View Rating Details
7/21/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
7/19/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
7/18/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
7/7/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingEqual weightGBX 200View Rating Details
7/7/2017Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyGBX 225View Rating Details
6/23/2017Morgan StanleyUpgradeOverweightGBX 230View Rating Details
5/31/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingHoldGBX 200View Rating Details
3/2/2017Societe GeneraleReiterated RatingSellGBX 155View Rating Details
2/3/2017InvestecUpgradeBuyGBX 200 -> GBX 228View Rating Details
1/16/2017BNP ParibasReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 205View Rating Details
12/12/2016Peel HuntLower Price TargetBuyGBX 330 -> GBX 254View Rating Details
11/11/2016Haitong BankLower Price TargetNeutralGBX 210 -> GBX 180View Rating Details
7/26/2016Panmure GordonReiterated RatingBuyGBX 315View Rating Details
3/28/2016S&P Equity ResearchBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 200 -> GBX 240View Rating Details
3/24/2016NomuraReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
3/10/2016AlphaValueReiterated RatingAddGBX 270View Rating Details
1/15/2016Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 325View Rating Details
11/2/2015Westhouse SecuritiesReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 228View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/18/2015 forward)


Earnings History for ITV plc (LON:ITV)
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Earnings Estimates for ITV plc (LON:ITV)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $15.61 EPS


Dividend History by Quarter for ITV plc (LON ITV)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
7/26/2017GBX 2.521.43%10/26/201710/26/201711/27/2017
3/1/2017GBX 9.804.63%4/27/20174/27/20175/25/2017
7/27/2016GBX 2.401.22%10/27/201610/27/201611/28/2016
3/2/2016GBX 14.105.85%4/28/20164/28/20165/27/2016
7/28/2015GBX 1.900.7%10/29/201510/29/201511/30/2015
3/4/2015GBX 9.553.72%4/30/20154/30/20155/29/2015
7/30/2014GBX 1.400.69%10/30/201410/30/201412/1/2014
2/26/2014GBX 6.403.17%4/30/20144/30/20145/30/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for ITV plc (LON:ITV)
Insider Trades by Quarter for ITV plc (LON:ITV)
Insider Trades by Quarter for ITV plc (LON:ITV)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/29/2017Mary HarrisInsiderBuy1,945GBX 172£3,345.40
6/30/2017Peter BazalgetteInsiderBuy11,968GBX 182£21,781.76
5/30/2017Ian GriffithsInsiderSell269,755GBX 199£536,812.45
3/31/2017Anna ManzInsiderBuy1,054GBX 212£2,234.48
3/28/2017Adam CrozierInsiderSell240,534GBX 210£505,121.40
12/30/2016Peter BazalgetteInsiderBuy10,638GBX 204£21,701.52
10/7/2016Anna ManzInsiderBuy27,282GBX 182£49,653.24
9/30/2016Peter BazalgetteInsiderBuy11,875GBX 183£21,731.25
9/12/2016Crozier,AdamInsiderSell500,000GBX 200£1,000,000
6/30/2016Bazalgette,PeterInsiderBuy7,692GBX 175£13,461
3/31/2016Norman ,ArchieInsiderBuy12,964GBX 242£31,372.88
3/29/2016Griffiths,IanInsiderSell432,803GBX 241£1,043,055.23
3/8/2016Bazalgette,PeterInsiderBuy150,430GBX 232£348,997.60
12/31/2015Haste,Andrew KInsiderBuy1,323GBX 277£3,664.71
10/1/2015Bazalgette,PeterInsiderBuy1,309GBX 248£3,246.32
7/3/2015Ormerod,JohnInsiderBuy1,130GBX 267£3,017.10
3/31/2015Archie NormanInsiderBuy11,142GBX 255.90£28,512.38
3/30/2015Adam CrozierInsiderSell1,116,781GBX 254.90£2,846,674.77
12/31/2014Archie NormanInsiderBuy13,227GBX 214.96£28,432.76
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for ITV plc (LON:ITV)
Latest Headlines for ITV plc (LON:ITV)
DateHeadline logoEasyJet sees no need to enter long-haul given M&A options in Europe - CEO - October 18 at 2:52 AM logoITV plc (ITV) Lifted to Buy at HSBC Holdings plc - October 16 at 7:20 AM logoReach4Entertainment Enterprises Appoints Chief Executive And Chairman - October 13 at 7:52 PM logoSky: Merger Arbitrage Situation With 20% Annualized Returns - October 11 at 9:49 PM logoEU Tells May Brexit Ball Is in U.K.’s Court, Not Other Way Round - October 9 at 8:01 PM logoMay Seeks Brexit Progress as Tory Plotting Prompts Fightback - October 8 at 11:26 PM logoEasyJet Counts on Failed Rivals to Boost Big-City Routes - Bloomberg - October 7 at 12:10 AM logoTesco: Poultry Factory Changed Sell-By Stickers - October 2 at 12:54 PM logoITV Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:ITV) : September 27, 2017 - October 2 at 12:53 PM logoFTSE lags Europe in September - October 2 at 12:53 PM logoInsider Buying: ITV plc (ITV) Insider Buys £3,345.40 in Stock - October 2 at 10:22 AM logoITV Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : ITV-GB : September 26, 2017 - September 26 at 10:12 AM logo[$$] Mediclinic slips to near two-year low on UAE business worries - September 25 at 6:35 PM logoITV plc (ITV) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts - September 24 at 6:42 PM logoWhy I’d buy this beaten-up household name instead of National Grid plc - September 24 at 5:32 AM logoITV plc (ITV) Rating Reiterated by Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) - September 22 at 8:26 PM logoITV plc (ITV) Stock Rating Lowered by Macquarie - September 17 at 6:28 PM logoPRESS: Ex-ITV Chief To Chair Cinema ... - September 13 at 2:55 AM logoShould You Buy ITV plc (LSE:ITV) At £1.606? - September 12 at 4:52 PM logoITV plc's (ITV) "Buy" Rating Reaffirmed at Liberum Capital - September 10 at 11:22 PM logoX Factor auditions: was this Louis's best ever put-down? - September 9 at 7:24 PM logoSTV profit falls in tough ad market; ups dividend - MarketWatch - August 31 at 6:21 AM logoITV plc (ITV) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages - August 30 at 6:42 PM logoNorth Korea tensions, strong euro send European shares to six-month low - August 29 at 5:41 AM logoITV plc (ITV) Rating Reiterated by Liberum Capital - August 27 at 9:32 AM logoWPP Shares Slump as Ad Giant Cuts Forecast on Weak Spending - Bloomberg - August 23 at 6:15 AM logoETFs with exposure to ITV Plc : August 15, 2017 - August 16 at 2:07 AM logoSTV Group Picks ITV's Simon Pitts As New Chief Executive Officer - August 14 at 11:20 PM logoSTV Group Picks ITV's Simon Pitts As New Chief Executive Officer - London South East (registration) (blog) - August 14 at 4:38 AM logoITV plc (LON:ITV) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts - August 5 at 6:46 PM logoITV Plc :ITV-GB: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended June 30, 2017 : August 1, 2017 - August 1 at 12:25 AM logoTreasury Ends Obama-Era Program to Help Workers Save for Retirement - New York Times - July 28 at 6:30 PM logoITV H1 Profit Down On Weak Revenues; Backs FY17 Outlook - Quick Facts - July 27 at 11:27 PM logoTOP NEWS: ITV Profit Falls On Lower Ad Revenue Despite Love Island - July 27 at 11:27 PM logoITV's (ITVPF) on Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - July 27 at 11:27 PM logoEdited Transcript of ITV.L earnings conference call or presentation 26-Jul-17 8:00am GMT - July 26 at 8:29 PM logoITV plc (ITV) Announces Dividend of GBX 2.52 - July 26 at 12:04 PM logoLondon Markets: FTSE 100 gains ground as ITV bounces up - July 26 at 4:49 AM logoUK Stocks-Factors to watch on July 26 - Reuters - July 26 at 1:53 AM logoITV plc's (LON:ITV) "Outperform" Rating Reiterated at Credit Suisse Group - July 23 at 9:26 AM logoEasyJet quarterly unit revenue turns positive - July 20 at 3:43 AM logoIt Turns Out Britain’s Biggest TV Names Are Underpaid - July 19 at 10:37 PM logoBritain's BBC pays top male star five times more than top woman - July 19 at 7:13 AM logoPRESS: New ITV CEO McCall To Earn More Than Predecessor - Telegraph - July 18 at 9:57 PM logoPRESS: New ITV CEO McCall To Earn More Than Predecessor - Telegraph - London South East (registration) (blog) - July 18 at 3:14 AM logoEasyJet CEO Carolyn McCall to become new chief at UK broadcaster ITV - July 17 at 3:55 AM
News IconPRESS DIGEST- Financial Times - July 17 - July 17 at 12:49 AM logoITV plc (ITV) Price Target Cut to GBX 228 by Analysts at Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) - July 16 at 9:50 AM logoITV plc (ITV) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages - July 11 at 6:48 PM logoTerra Firma, Arcus Weigh Arqiva Bids - Bloomberg - July 8 at 11:52 AM


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ITV plc (ITV) Chart for Wednesday, October, 18, 2017

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