Sky Plc Company Profile (LON:SKY)

About Sky Plc (LON:SKY)

Sky Plc logoSky plc is an entertainment and communications company. The Company is engaged in operation of pay television broadcasting and home communications services, including provision of broadband and telephone operations. It operates through three segments: UK and Ireland, which includes activities and operations of the pay television, home communications and adjacent businesses in the United Kingdom and Ireland; Germany and Austria, which includes activities and operations of the pay television and adjacent businesses in Germany and Austria, and Italy, which includes activities and operations of the pay television and adjacent businesses in Italy. It provides its customers with television experience, including live sporting events, drama, shows from the United States. Its products include Sky TV, streaming services, NOW TV, Sky Online, and broadband, talk and line rental services. Its brands include skyATLANTIC, skyTG24, skySPORTS, skyCINEMA, skyNEWS, skyARTS, skyLIVING and sky1.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector:
  • Industry: N/A
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:SKY
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: N/A
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: £17.09 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,709,000,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 989.50
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 955.43
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 560 - GBX 1,050
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 27.397
  • P/E Growth: 0.000
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £12.66 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.35
  • Book Value: GBX 2.05 per share
  • Price / Book: 4.87
Dividend:
  • Dividend Yield: 4.0%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: £1.89 billion
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 3.72 million shs.
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Sky Plc (LON:SKY)

What is Sky Plc's stock symbol?

Sky Plc trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "SKY."

How often does Sky Plc pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Sky Plc?

Sky Plc declared a dividend on Thursday, July 28th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 6th will be paid a dividend of GBX 20.95 per share on Friday, October 28th. This represents a dividend yield of 2.32%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 6th. This is an increase from Sky Plc's previous dividend of $12.55. The official announcement can be accessed at this link. View Sky Plc's Dividend History.

When will Sky Plc make its next earnings announcement?

Sky Plc is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Sunday, July, 23rd 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Sky Plc.

Where is Sky Plc's stock going? Where will Sky Plc's stock price be in 2017?

22 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for Sky Plc's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 865 to GBX 1,380. On average, they expect Sky Plc's share price to reach GBX 1,097.81 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Sky Plc.

Who are some of Sky Plc's key competitors?

Who are Sky Plc's key executives?

Sky Plc's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Jeremy Darroch, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

How do I buy Sky Plc stock?

Shares of Sky 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 Sky Plc's stock price today?

One share of Sky Plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 1,000.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Sky Plc (LON SKY)
Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (  )
Outperform Votes:  414 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  411 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  825
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Sky 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 Sky Plc (LON:SKY) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 10 Hold Ratings, 11 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.45)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 1,097.81

Analysts' Ratings History for Sky Plc (LON:SKY)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
5/9/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingHoldGBX 1,060View Rating Details
4/26/2017Jefferies Group LLCUpgradeBuyGBX 1,050 -> GBX 1,200View Rating Details
4/19/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
4/19/2017Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetOutperformGBX 1,125 -> GBX 1,075View Rating Details
2/6/2017MacquarieReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 1,100View Rating Details
1/27/2017Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
1/26/2017Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 1,075View Rating Details
1/26/2017AlphaValueReiterated RatingReduceGBX 1,040View Rating Details
1/16/2017BNP ParibasReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 1,075View Rating Details
1/11/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingHoldGBX 1,075View Rating Details
1/5/2017InvestecReiterated RatingHoldGBX 800 -> GBX 1,075View Rating Details
12/13/2016HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingHoldGBX 1,075View Rating Details
12/12/2016Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,250View Rating Details
12/1/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
12/1/2016Goldman Sachs Group IncReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
11/30/2016Citigroup IncReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
11/30/2016Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 1,050View Rating Details
11/29/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 1,000View Rating Details
10/21/2016Societe GeneraleReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,320View Rating Details
10/14/2016Deutsche Bank AGLower Price TargetBuyGBX 1,425 -> GBX 1,380View Rating Details
9/27/2016Kepler Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHoldGBX 1,100View Rating Details
9/15/2016Haitong BankReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 875View Rating Details
3/21/2016NomuraReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,400View Rating Details
1/11/2016Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingMarket PerformGBX 975View Rating Details
11/2/2015Westhouse SecuritiesReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 930View Rating Details
(Data available from 5/29/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Sky Plc (LON:SKY)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Sky Plc (LON:SKY)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $56.990 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for Sky Plc (LON SKY)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
7/28/2016GBX 20.952.32%10/6/201610/6/201610/28/2016
1/29/2016GBX 12.551.16%3/24/20163/24/20164/21/2016
7/29/2015GBX 20.501.81%10/22/201510/22/201511/20/2015
2/4/2015GBX 12.301.27%3/26/20153/26/20154/21/2015
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Sky Plc (LON:SKY)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Sky Plc (LON:SKY)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Sky Plc (LON:SKY)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/26/2017Martin J GilbertInsiderBuy91GBX 1,001£910.91
4/27/2017Matthieu PigasseInsiderBuy257GBX 984£2,528.88
3/27/2017Andrew (Andy) SukawatyInsiderBuy98GBX 981£961.38
2/27/2017Tracy Jayne ClarkeInsiderBuy63GBX 998£628.74
1/27/2017Andrew (Andy) SukawatyInsiderBuy96GBX 1,005£964.80
12/21/2016Matthieu PigasseInsiderBuy101GBX 986£995.86
11/25/2016Andrew (Andy) SukawatyInsiderBuy126GBX 761£958.86
10/27/2016Martin J GilbertInsiderBuy127GBX 799£1,014.73
10/24/2016Adine GrateInsiderBuy20,200GBX 816£164,832
9/27/2016Dave LewisInsiderBuy337GBX 842£2,837.54
8/30/2016Darroch,JeremyInsiderBuy61,793GBX 864£533,891.52
8/26/2016Sukawaty,Andrew (Andy)InsiderBuy114GBX 870£991.80
7/27/2016Lewis,DaveInsiderBuy312GBX 888£2,770.56
6/27/2016Lewis,DaveInsiderBuy336GBX 824£2,768.64
5/27/2016Clarke,Tracy JayneInsiderBuy62GBX 969£600.78
4/26/2016Clarke,Tracy JayneInsiderBuy102GBX 969£988.38
3/24/2016Clarke,Tracy JayneInsiderBuy60GBX 1,021£612.60
2/26/2016Sukawaty,Andrew (Andy)InsiderBuy84GBX 1,038£871.92
1/27/2016Lewis,DaveInsiderBuy289GBX 1,047£3,025.83
12/23/2015Lewis,DaveInsiderBuy274GBX 1,105£3,027.70
11/27/2015Sukawaty,Andrew (Andy)InsiderBuy116GBX 1,117£1,295.72
10/27/2015Lewis,DaveInsiderBuy275GBX 1,099£3,022.25
9/25/2015Clarke,Tracy JayneInsiderBuy59GBX 1,038£612.42
8/28/2015Griffith,AndrewInsiderBuy23,519GBX 104£24,459.76
8/27/2015Clarke,Tracy JayneInsiderBuy60GBX 1,036£621.60
7/30/2015Griffith,AndrewInsiderSell595,200GBX 1,150£6,844,800
7/27/2015Clarke,Tracy JayneInsiderBuy53GBX 1,120£593.60
6/26/2015Clarke,Tracy JayneInsiderBuy56GBX 10.62GBX 594.72
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Sky Plc (LON:SKY)
Latest Headlines for Sky Plc (LON:SKY)
Source:
DateHeadline
americanbankingnews.com logoSky Plc (SKY) Insider Martin J. Gilbert Purchases 91 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 26 at 10:35 AM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-J Sainsbury is exploring a takeover bid for Palmer & Harvey- Sky News, citing sources
www.reuters.com - May 26 at 7:06 AM
bloomberg.com logoMessi on Your Phone as DAZN Closes In on Champions League Rights - Bloomberg
www.bloomberg.com - May 20 at 8:06 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Superfast broadband delay will cost users £140m, say BT rivals
finance.yahoo.com - May 17 at 7:46 PM
morningstar.co.uk logoPRESS: RBS In Last-Ditch Legal Talks With Former Investors - Sky
www.morningstar.co.uk - May 15 at 7:05 PM
bloomberg.com logoFox Is Willing to Make Concessions to Win Approval for Sky Bid - Bloomberg
www.bloomberg.com - May 13 at 8:26 AM
businesswire.com logoBARCLAYS PLC UK Regulatory Announcement: Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - SKY PLC AMENDMENT - Business Wire (press release)
www.businesswire.com - May 12 at 1:52 AM
marketwatch.com logoTalkTalk warns on earnings, dividends; shares fall
www.marketwatch.com - May 10 at 10:50 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSky Plc (SKY) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 9 at 10:52 AM
businesswire.com logoBARCLAYS PLC UK Regulatory Announcement: Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - SKY PLC - Business Wire (press release)
www.businesswire.com - May 7 at 8:24 AM
lse.co.uk logoForm 8.5 (EPT/RI) - Sky Plc amendment - London South East (registration) (blog)
www.lse.co.uk - May 7 at 8:24 AM
bloomberg.com logoFox Opponents Take Their Case to U.K.'s Sky-Deal Regulator - Bloomberg
www.bloomberg.com - May 7 at 8:24 AM
lse.co.uk logoTOP NEWS: Glencore Hires Gilbert From Aberdeen Asset Management, Sky
www.lse.co.uk - May 5 at 8:12 PM
businesswire.com logoInvesco Ltd. UK Regulatory Announcement: Form 8.3 - Sky Plc - Business Wire (press release)
www.businesswire.com - May 4 at 10:19 AM
morningstar.co.uk logoPoliticians Put "Strong Case" To UK Regulator To Block Sky Takeover
www.morningstar.co.uk - May 2 at 5:41 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoMatthieu Pigasse Acquires 257 Shares of Sky Plc (SKY) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 1 at 7:13 AM
businesswire.com logoBARCLAYS PLC UK Regulatory Announcement: Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI)- SKY PLC - Business Wire (press release)
www.businesswire.com - April 28 at 9:03 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSky Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:SKY) : April 28, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 28 at 9:03 PM
businesswire.com logoInvesco Ltd. UK Regulatory Announcement: Form 8.3 - Sky Plc ... - Business Wire (press release)
www.businesswire.com - April 27 at 3:20 PM
businesswire.com logoInvesco Ltd. UK Regulatory Announcement: Form 8.3 - Sky Plc ... - Business Wire (press release)
www.businesswire.com - April 27 at 3:20 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSky Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SKY-GB : April 27, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 27 at 3:20 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSky Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : SKY-GB : April 27, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 27 at 3:20 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSky Plc (SKY) Earns "Hold" Rating from Shore Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 25 at 4:52 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSky Plc (SKY) Receives "Hold" Rating from Shore Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 23 at 6:50 AM
seekingalpha.com logoSky PLC's (SKYAY) CEO Jeremy Darroch on Q3 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - April 21 at 8:02 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of SKY.L earnings conference call or presentation 20-Apr-17 2:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - April 21 at 8:02 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSky Plc (SKY) Receives "Hold" Rating from Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 9:02 PM
nytimes.com logoRestaurant Group Finance Chief Nightingale Set to Leave-Sky News
www.nytimes.com - April 20 at 7:57 PM
marketwatch.com logoSky profit falls 11% on soccer TV costs, ad slide
www.marketwatch.com - April 20 at 7:57 PM
seekingalpha.com logoSky Plc ADR 2017 Q3 - Results - Earnings Call Slides
seekingalpha.com - April 20 at 7:57 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of SKY.L earnings conference call or presentation 20-Apr-17 7:30am GMT
finance.yahoo.com - April 20 at 7:57 PM
nasdaq.com logoSky Plc 9-month Operating Profit Declines; Group Revenues Up 11% - Quick Facts
www.nasdaq.com - April 20 at 8:12 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Sky profits hit by rising Premier League costs
finance.yahoo.com - April 20 at 8:12 AM
bloomberg.com logoBill O'Reilly Exits Fox After Sexual Harassment Scandal
www.bloomberg.com - April 19 at 7:49 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSky Plc (SKY) PT Lowered to GBX 1,075
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 19 at 11:22 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSky Plc (SKY) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 17 at 6:30 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSky Plc (SKY) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 14 at 11:54 AM
streetinsider.com logoUPDATE: European Commission Clears 21st Century Fox's (FOXA) Proposed Takeover of Sky - StreetInsider.com
www.streetinsider.com - April 8 at 11:33 AM
businesswire.com logoINVESCO Limited UK Regulatory Announcement: Form 8.3 - Sky Plc - Business Wire (press release)
www.businesswire.com - April 7 at 8:12 PM
seekingalpha.com logoThe Takeover Of Sky Plc By 21st Century Fox Will Very Likely Close And Offer An Upside Of Almost 12% - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - April 7 at 8:12 PM
streetinsider.com logoUPDATE: European Commission Clears 21st Century Fox's (FOXA) Proposed Takeover of Sky
www.streetinsider.com - April 7 at 12:37 PM
nasdaq.com logo21st Century Fox Gets EU Approval For Proposed Acquisition Of Sky
www.nasdaq.com - April 7 at 12:37 PM
wsj.com logo21st Century Fox’s $14.3 Billion Sky Deal Gains EU Approval
www.wsj.com - April 7 at 12:37 PM
reuters.com logoMurdoch's Fox wins EU approval to take over Sky
www.reuters.com - April 7 at 12:37 PM
reuters.com logoBP to cut about 5 million pounds from CEO's maximum annual pay: Sky News
www.reuters.com - April 4 at 12:33 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoForm 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) - SKY PLC - BCSL - Amendment
uk.finance.yahoo.com - April 3 at 7:31 PM
businesswire.com logoBARCLAYS PLC UK Regulatory Announcement: Form 8.5 (EPT/NON-RI) SKY PLC - Business Wire (press release)
www.businesswire.com - April 3 at 8:32 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAndrew (Andy) Sukawaty Purchases 98 Shares of Sky Plc (SKY) Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 28 at 9:41 AM
businesswire.com logoForm 8.3 - Amendment - Sky plc
www.businesswire.com - March 23 at 8:07 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoShould you be buying BT Group plc for your ISA?
uk.finance.yahoo.com - March 22 at 8:23 AM

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