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: Cyclical Consumer Goods & Services
  • Industry: Broadcasting
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:SKY
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: £15.75 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,711,000,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 952.36
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 975.33
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 747.50 - GBX 1,050
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 23.16
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £12.92 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.22
  • Book Value: GBX 2.24 per share
  • Price / Book: 4.11
  • Dividend Yield: 4.2%
  • EBIDTA: £1.83 billion
  • Net Margins: 5.69%
  • Return on Equity: 20.30%
  • Return on Assets: 4.00%
  • Average Volume: 4.57 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."

When will Sky Plc make its next earnings announcement?

Sky Plc is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Sunday, October, 8th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Sky Plc.

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

21 analysts have issued 12 month price objectives for Sky Plc's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 865 to GBX 1,380. On average, they anticipate Sky Plc's stock price to reach GBX 1,118.06 in the next twelve months. 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
  • Andrew Griffith, Chief Financial Officer, Group Chief Operating Officer, Executive Director
  • Carsten Schmidt, Chief Executive Officer - Sky Deutschland
  • Stephen van Rooyen, Chief Executive Officer, UK and Ireland
  • Andrea Zappia, Chief Executive Officer - Sky Italia
  • Didier Lebrat, Chief Technology Officer
  • James Conyers, Group General Counsel
  • Gary Davey, Managing Director - Content
  • Barney Francis, Managing Director - Sky Sports
  • Deborah Baker, Group Director for People

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 920.50.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Sky Plc (LON SKY)
Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  466 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  463 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  929
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) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 9 Hold Ratings, 11 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.48)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 1,118.06

Analysts' Ratings History for Sky Plc (LON:SKY)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/13/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,160View Rating Details
9/13/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 1,075View Rating Details
9/11/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingHoldGBX 1,060View Rating Details
7/27/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
7/10/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 1,075View Rating Details
6/29/2017Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,350View Rating Details
6/19/2017HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingHoldGBX 1,075View Rating Details
6/12/2017MacquarieReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 1,100View Rating Details
1/27/2017Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyView 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
12/12/2016Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingBuyGBX 1,250View Rating Details
12/1/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
12/1/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated 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 9/22/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Sky Plc (LON:SKY)
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Earnings Estimates for Sky Plc (LON:SKY)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $56.65 EPS


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
9/1/2017Andrew Neal GriffithInsiderBuy25,135GBX 956£240,290.60
8/25/2017Matthieu PigasseInsiderBuy101GBX 952£961.52
7/28/2017Jeremy DarrochInsiderSell1,200,000GBX 967£11,604,000
7/27/2017Andrew (Andy) SukawatyInsiderBuy92GBX 966£888.72
6/27/2017Andrew (Andy) SukawatyInsiderBuy93GBX 969£901.17
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)


Headline Trends for Sky Plc (LON:SKY)
Latest Headlines for Sky Plc (LON:SKY)
DateHeadline logoSky Plc :SKY-GB: Earnings Analysis: 2017 By the Numbers : September 19, 2017 - September 20 at 9:06 AM logoIs this fast-growing small-cap stock the next Unilever plc? - September 19 at 7:42 AM logoSky Plc (SKY) Given Neutral Rating at Credit Suisse Group - September 17 at 5:52 PM logoSky Plc's (SKY) Buy Rating Reaffirmed at Jefferies Group LLC - September 17 at 2:08 PM logoFox CEO Murdoch Makes Brexit Appeal for Sky Takeover Approval - September 15 at 8:58 AM logoU.K. Culture Secretary Confirms Fox - Sky Merger To Be Referred To CMA - September 14 at 10:17 AM logoU.K. confirms watchdog to probe Fox's bid for Sky - September 14 at 10:17 AM logoU.K.'s Bradley Refers Fox's Sky Bid for CMA Review - September 14 at 10:17 AM logoU.K. to Refer 21st Century Fox’s Sky Takeover to Competition Regulators - September 14 at 10:17 AM logoSky Plc (SKY) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts - September 13 at 10:00 AM logo[$$] Murdoch Foxed by political point scoring for once - September 13 at 9:08 AM logoAndrew Neal Griffith Acquires 25,135 Shares of Sky Plc (SKY) Stock - September 4 at 7:10 AM logoInvesco Ltd.: Form 8.3 - Sky Plc - September 2 at 8:46 AM logoForm 8.5 (EPT/RI) Sky Plc - London South East (registration) (blog) - August 30 at 9:15 AM logoFox Stops Airing Fox News in UK Ahead of Sky Takeover Decision - Bloomberg - August 30 at 9:15 AM logoInvesco Ltd. : Sky Plc - August 25 at 10:40 PM logoInsider Buying: Sky Plc (SKY) Insider Acquires 101 Shares of Stock - August 25 at 1:28 PM logoFox-Sky Opponent Starts Legal Challenge of Ruling on Deal - August 23 at 11:37 AM logoSky, HBO Invest In 'The Night Of' Producer Bad Wolf - August 23 at 11:37 AM logoInvesco Ltd. : Form 8.3 Sky Plc - August 21 at 8:41 AM logoSky Plc (SKY) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts - August 19 at 9:02 AM logo[$$] Sky broadband numbers fall in final months of financial year - August 14 at 4:51 AM logoTwenty-First Century Fox Revenue Misses, Profit Tops Estimates - New York Times - August 10 at 7:56 AM logoUK Stocks-Factors to watch on Aug 9 - Reuters - August 10 at 7:56 AM
News IconPRESS DIGEST- British Business - Aug 9 - August 9 at 7:29 AM logoFox-Sky Deal Faces Further Delay - August 9 at 7:29 AM
News IconMalaysia's iflix raises $133 mln, funding led by US media firm Hearst - August 8 at 6:53 AM
News IconPRESS DIGEST- British Business - Aug 7 - August 7 at 2:56 AM logo[$$] Broadband investors pour £500m into Britain's countryside - August 6 at 6:07 AM logoSky Is Said to Plan High-Speed Broadband Service for Italy - Bloomberg - August 2 at 9:31 PM logoSky Is Said to Plan High-Speed Broadband Service for Italy - August 2 at 4:30 PM logoPRESS DIGEST- British Business - Aug 2 - Reuters - August 1 at 8:56 PM logoBT Pitches $788 Million Plan for Faster U.K. Rural Broadband - July 30 at 6:14 AM logoSky Plc (SKY) Insider Sells £11,604,000 in Stock - July 28 at 1:24 PM logoEdited Transcript of SKY.L earnings conference call or presentation 27-Jul-17 7:30am GMT - July 28 at 8:01 AM logoAndrew (Andy) Sukawaty Purchases 92 Shares of Sky Plc (LON:SKY) Stock - July 27 at 1:30 PM logoShareholders of Sky plc are in a win-win situation - July 27 at 7:29 AM logoSky Plc FY Pretax Profit Rises - Quick Facts - July 27 at 7:29 AM logoSky profit up despite soccer broadcast cost rise - July 27 at 7:29 AM logo[$$] Devialet and Sky join forces in sound system deal - July 27 at 7:29 AM logoSky Plc (LON:SKY) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages - July 25 at 9:28 AM logoFox disappointed by UK government delay of Sky bid - July 22 at 8:51 AM logoU.K.'s Clarke Says Fox-Sky Deal Should Not Go Through - July 22 at 8:51 AM logoMurdochs Warn That Delaying Sky Deal Would Hurt UK Post Brexit - Bloomberg - July 21 at 7:07 AM logoUK's Clarke Says Fox-Sky Deal Should Not Go Through - Bloomberg - July 21 at 7:07 AM logoDelayed Sky-Fox deal would hurt U.K. post Brexit, Murdochs warn - July 20 at 7:48 AM logoPRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 19 - Reuters - July 18 at 8:38 PM logoTwenty-First Century Fox Confident Of Sky Bid Decision "In Coming Days" - July 18 at 3:36 PM logo[$$] Ofcom abandons plans to make 'bundled' switching easier - July 15 at 8:37 AM logoPRESS: Murdoch Will Not Look To Avoid Fox/Sky Merger Probe - Guardian - July 14 at 8:26 AM


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Sky Plc (SKY) Chart for Friday, September, 22, 2017

This page was last updated on 9/22/2017 by Staff