BT Group PLC Company Profile (NYSE:BT)

About BT Group PLC

BT Group PLC logoBT Group plc is a communications services company. The Company is engaged in selling fixed-voice services, broadband, mobile and television products and services, as well as managed networked information technology (IT) solutions and cyber security protection. Its segments include Consumer, which provides fixed-voice, broadband, TV and mobile services; EE, which is a mobile network operator in the United Kingdom and provides mobile and fixed communications services to consumers; Business and Public Sector, which provides communications and IT services to businesses and the public sector in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland (RoI) ;Global Services, which provides managed networked IT services to corporate customers; Wholesale and Ventures, which provides fixed and mobile services to communications providers (CPs); and Openreach, which provides copper and fiber connections between its exchanges and homes and businesses.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Utilities
  • Industry: Diversified Communication Services
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: BT
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Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $20.82
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $21.08
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $23.39
  • 52-Week Range: $19.14 - $35.00
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 14.07
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 5.52
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
  • Market Cap: $41.40B
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,988,600,000
  • Beta: 1.07
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 10.29%
  • Return on Equity: 35.80%
  • Return on Assets: 7.16%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.55%
  • Current Ratio: 0.73%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.71%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for BT Group PLC (NYSE:BT) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 6 Hold Ratings, 7 Buy Ratings, 1 Strong Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.53)
Consensus Price Target: $411.63 (1,877.07% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for BT Group PLC (NYSE:BT)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
2/23/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 475View Rating Details
2/17/2017Jefferies Group LLCLower Price TargetHoldGBX 400 -> GBX 325View Rating Details
2/15/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 465View Rating Details
2/9/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 330View Rating Details
2/7/2017HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingBuyGBX 425View Rating Details
2/6/2017MacquarieReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 270View Rating Details
1/30/2017Haitong BankReiterated RatingUnder ReviewGBX 560 -> GBX 445View Rating Details
1/27/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingSellGBX 325View Rating Details
1/26/2017Citigroup Inc.Lower Price TargetBuyGBX 460 -> GBX 425View Rating Details
1/25/2017Berenberg BankDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
1/25/2017Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweightGBX 490 -> GBX 400View Rating Details
1/25/2017Beaufort SecuritiesLower Price TargetBuyGBX 440 -> GBX 360View Rating Details
12/8/2016Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 400View Rating Details
12/5/2016BNP ParibasReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 395View Rating Details
11/30/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingConviction-BuyGBX 540View Rating Details
11/2/2016Societe GeneraleReiterated RatingBuyGBX 500View Rating Details
2/2/2016NomuraReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 525View Rating Details
11/2/2015Espirito Santo Investment Bank ResearchReiterated RatingBuyGBX 525View Rating Details
5/28/2015Raymond James Financial, Inc.DowngradeStrong-Buy -> UnderperformView Rating Details
5/20/2015Bank of America CorpReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/25/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for BT Group PLC (NYSE:BT)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
1/30/2015Q3$1.15$1.21ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/31/2014$1.19$1.12ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2014Q1$1.04$1.11ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2014$1.24$1.53ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/31/2014Q4$0.95$1.20ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/10/2012$0.06$0.08ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/3/2012$0.05$0.06ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for BT Group PLC (NYSE:BT)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.83 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.77 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q4 20161$0.59$0.59$0.59
Q1 20171$0.41$0.41$0.41
Q2 20171$0.42$0.42$0.42
Q3 20171$0.49$0.49$0.49
Q4 20171$0.52$0.52$0.52
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for BT Group PLC (NYSE:BT)
Annual Dividend:$0.90
Dividend Yield:4.32%
Dividend Growth:8.30% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:56.25% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
23.50% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
23.87% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:5 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for BT Group PLC (NYSE:BT)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
10/27/2016$0.2812/28/201612/30/20162/13/2017
6/16/2016$0.668/10/20168/12/20169/13/2016
12/14/2015$0.3212/24/201512/29/20152/16/2016
5/28/2015semiannual$1.303.78%8/12/20158/14/20159/14/2015
11/10/2014special$0.624.05%12/26/201412/30/20142/17/2015
5/28/2014semiannual$1.263.78%8/13/20148/15/20149/15/2014
11/4/2013semiannual$0.541.79%12/23/201312/27/20132/10/2014
5/15/2013semiannual$0.994.15%8/7/20138/9/20139/10/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for BT Group PLC (NYSE:BT)
No insider trades for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Headlines

Latest Headlines for BT Group PLC (NYSE:BT)
DateHeadline
reuters.com logoBRIEF-UK's CMA investigating BT Group, IP Trade deal (NYSE:BT)
www.reuters.com - February 25 at 2:14 AM
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prensariotiretail.com - February 25 at 2:14 AM
News IconMorgan Stanley Indicates Potential -3.73% Decrease In Shares Of Drax Group PLC (NYSE:BT)
latribunadecanarias.com - February 25 at 2:14 AM
News IconBarclays PLC Reiterates "Overweight" Rating for Redrow plc (RDW) (NYSE:BT)
mundoaguaysaneamiento.net - February 25 at 2:14 AM
baystreet.ca logoSHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Reminds Shareholders with Losses on their Investment in BT Group plc ... - Baystreet.ca (NYSE:BT)
www.baystreet.ca - February 24 at 9:13 PM
globenewswire.com logoEricsson and BT put 5G to work in real-world applications - GlobeNewswire (press release) (NYSE:BT)
globenewswire.com - February 24 at 4:12 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoHSBC and Rio Tinto chairs get call to replace BT's Rake (NYSE:BT)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 24 at 4:12 PM
4-traders.com logoBT : UK Competition Watchdog Considering BT Group's IP Trade Acquisition (NYSE:BT)
www.4-traders.com - February 24 at 12:50 PM
marketexclusive.com logoAnalyst Activity – Barclays PLC Reiterates Overweight on BT Group PLC (NYSE:BT) (NYSE:BT)
marketexclusive.com - February 24 at 12:50 PM
News IconFiscal Year Earnings Estimate on BT Group PLC(BT) - Money Flow Index & Trends (NYSE:BT)
www.moneyflowtrends.com - February 23 at 4:00 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoIMPORTANT EQUITY NOTICE: Khang & Khang LLP Announces Securities Class Action Lawsuit against BT Group plc ... - Yahoo Finance (NYSE:BT)
finance.yahoo.com - February 23 at 4:00 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBT GROUP NOTICE: Lundin Law PC Announces Securities Class Action Lawsuit against BT Group plc, and ... - Yahoo Finance (NYSE:BT)
finance.yahoo.com - February 23 at 4:00 PM
seekingalpha.com logoTwenty-First Century Fox's Bid For Sky Plc Is Doomed, BT Group Plc Offers Better Value - Seeking Alpha (NYSE:BT)
seekingalpha.com - February 23 at 4:00 PM
marketexclusive.com logoAnalyst Activity – Barclays PLC Reiterates Overweight on BT Group PLC (NYSE:BT) - Market Exclusive (NYSE:BT)
marketexclusive.com - February 23 at 4:00 PM
4-traders.com logoBT : Appoints Chet Patel to Head Continental European Operations (NYSE:BT)
www.4-traders.com - February 22 at 9:09 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoIMPORTANT EQUITY NOTICE: Khang & Khang LLP Announces Securities Class Action Lawsuit against BT Group plc and Encourages Investors with Losses to Contact the Firm (NYSE:BT)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 22 at 9:09 PM
4-traders.com logoBT : AND HUAWEI ANNOUNCE RESEARCH INTO 5G NETWORK SLICING (NYSE:BT)
www.4-traders.com - February 22 at 4:09 PM
News IconDiversified Communication Services: BT Group plc (NYSE:BT) Position of the day (NYSE:BT)
twincountynews.com - February 22 at 4:09 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoEQUITY ALERT: Rosen Law Firm Announces Filing of Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against BT Group plc - BT (NYSE:BT)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 22 at 4:09 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoIMPORTANT INVESTOR NOTICE: Khang & Khang LLP Announces Securities Class Action Lawsuit against BT Group plc and Encourages Investors with Losses to Contact the Firm (NYSE:BT)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 22 at 4:09 PM
bloomberg.com logoBT and the Art of the Deal (NYSE:BT)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 22 at 4:09 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoBT Links Up The Five Biggest Foreign Exchange Markets In The World (NYSE:BT)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 22 at 4:09 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoSHAREHOLDER ALERT - Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Reminds Investors of Class Action Against BT Group plc (BT) & Lead Plaintiff Deadline - March 27, 2017 (NYSE:BT)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 22 at 4:09 PM
News IconBT INVESTOR ALERT: The Law Offices of Vincent Wong Reminds Investors of a Class Action Involving BT Group plc ... - EconoTimes (NYSE:BT)
www.econotimes.com - February 22 at 12:04 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBT INVESTOR ALERT: The Law Offices of Vincent Wong Reminds Investors of a Class Action Involving BT Group plc and a Lead Plaintiff Deadline of March 27, 2017 (NYSE:BT)
finance.yahoo.com - February 22 at 12:04 PM
fool.co.uk logoHere's why BT Group plc shares could soon hit 400p again - Motley Fool UK (NYSE:BT)
www.fool.co.uk - February 21 at 3:17 PM
bloomberg.com logoBT and the Art of the Deal - Bloomberg Gadfly - Bloomberg (NYSE:BT)
www.bloomberg.com - February 21 at 12:49 PM
globenewswire.com logoSHAREHOLDER ALERT - Bronstein, Gewirtz & Grossman, LLC Reminds Investors of Class Action Against BT Group ... - GlobeNewswire (press release) (NYSE:BT)
globenewswire.com - February 21 at 12:49 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBT GROUP ALERT: Lundin Law PC Announces Securities Class Action Lawsuit against BT Group plc, and Encourages ... - Yahoo Finance (NYSE:BT)
finance.yahoo.com - February 21 at 12:49 PM
News IconStock Price of BT Group plc (BT) Increases 2.64% – Hignland Mirror - Highland Mirror (NYSE:BT)
www.highlandmirror.com - February 21 at 12:49 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoHere’s why BT Group plc shares could soon hit 400p again (NYSE:BT)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 21 at 12:49 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSHAREHOLDER ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Reminds Shareholders of BT Group plc of a Class Action Lawsuit … (NYSE:BT)
finance.yahoo.com - February 19 at 11:33 AM
fool.co.uk logo5 things you might not know about BT Group plc - Motley Fool UK (NYSE:BT)
www.fool.co.uk - February 18 at 8:25 AM
prnewswire.com logoBT GROUP SHAREHOLDER ALERT BY FORMER LOUISIANA ATTORNEY GENERAL: KAHN SWICK & FOTI, LLC ... - PR Newswire (press release) (NYSE:BT)
www.prnewswire.com - February 18 at 8:25 AM
globenewswire.com logoSHAREHOLDER ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Reminds Shareholders of BT Group plc of a Class Action Lawsuit and ... - GlobeNewswire (press release) (NYSE:BT)
globenewswire.com - February 18 at 8:25 AM
prnewswire.com logoLifshitz & Miller LLP Announces Investigation of BT Group plc, Celadon Group, Inc., Community Health Systems, Inc ... - PR Newswire (press release) (NYSE:BT)
www.prnewswire.com - February 18 at 8:25 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoBT GROUP ALERT: Lundin Law PC Announces Securities Class Action Lawsuit against BT Group plc, and Encourages Investors with Losses to Contact the Firm (NYSE:BT)
finance.yahoo.com - February 18 at 8:25 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSHAREHOLDER ALERT: Pomerantz Law Firm Reminds Shareholders with Losses on their Investment in BT Group plc of Class Action Lawsuit and Upcoming Deadline - BT (NYSE:BT)
finance.yahoo.com - February 18 at 8:25 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoBT GROUP NOTICE: Lundin Law PC Announces Securities Class Action Lawsuit against BT Group plc, and Encourages Investors with Losses to Contact the Firm (NYSE:BT)
finance.yahoo.com - February 18 at 8:25 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoBT GROUP SHAREHOLDER ALERT BY FORMER LOUISIANA ATTORNEY GENERAL: KAHN SWICK & FOTI, LLC REMINDS INVESTORS WITH LOSSES IN EXCESS OF $100,000 of Lead Plaintiff Deadline in Class Action Lawsuit Against BT Group plc - (BT) (NYSE:BT)
finance.yahoo.com - February 18 at 8:25 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoBT GROUP DEADLINE ALERT: Lundin Law PC Announces Securities Class Action Lawsuit against BT Group plc, and ... - Yahoo Finance (NYSE:BT)
finance.yahoo.com - February 17 at 3:33 PM
fool.co.uk logoWhen will it be safe to invest in BT Group plc again? | The Motley ... - Motley Fool UK (NYSE:BT)
www.fool.co.uk - February 17 at 3:33 PM
proactiveinvestors.co.uk logoBT hanging in there against Virgin Media onslaught - Proactive Investors UK (NYSE:BT)
www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk - February 17 at 3:33 PM
businesswire.com logoCohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC Announces Investigation of BT Group plc - Business Wire (press release) (NYSE:BT)
www.businesswire.com - February 17 at 3:33 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC Announces Investigation of BT Group plc (NYSE:BT)
finance.yahoo.com - February 17 at 3:33 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBT GROUP DEADLINE NOTICE: Lundin Law PC Announces Securities Class Action Lawsuit against BT Group plc, and Encourages Investors with Losses to Contact the Firm (NYSE:BT)
finance.yahoo.com - February 17 at 3:33 PM
4-traders.com logoBT : *JEFFERIES CUTS BT GROUP PRICE TARGET TO 325 (400) PENCE - 'HOLD' (NYSE:BT)
www.4-traders.com - February 17 at 11:07 AM
marketexclusive.com logoAnalyst Activity – Jefferies Group LLC Lowers Its Price Target On BT Group PLC (NYSE:BT) to GBX 325 (NYSE:BT)
marketexclusive.com - February 17 at 11:07 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSHAREHOLDER ALERT: Levi & Korsinsky, LLP Reminds Shareholders of BT Group plc of a Class Action Lawsuit and a Lead Plaintiff Deadline of March 27, 2017 – BT (NYSE:BT)
finance.yahoo.com - February 17 at 11:07 AM
capitalcube.com logoBT Group Plc : BT-US: Dividend Analysis : December 30th, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : February 16, 2017 (NYSE:BT)
www.capitalcube.com - February 16 at 4:07 PM

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What is BT Group PLC's stock symbol?

BT Group PLC trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "BT."

How often does BT Group PLC pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for BT Group PLC?

BT Group PLC declared a dividend on Thursday, October 27th. Stockholders of record on Friday, December 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.275 per share on Monday, February 13th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, December 28th.

When did BT Group PLC's stock split? How did BT Group PLC's stock split work?

BT Group PLC's stock split on the morning of Tuesday, December 8th 2015. The 2-1 split was announced on Friday, November 20th 2015. The newly minted shares were payable to shareholders after the market closes on Monday, December 7th 2015. An investor that had 100 shares of BT Group PLC stock prior to the split would have 200 shares after the split.

Where is BT Group PLC's stock going? Where will BT Group PLC's stock price be in 2017?

15 analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for BT Group PLC's shares. Their forecasts range from $270.00 to $540.00. On average, they expect BT Group PLC's share price to reach $411.63 in the next year.

Who owns BT Group PLC stock?

BT Group PLC's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.19%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.02%), FMR LLC (0.02%), Fiera Capital Corp (0.01%), Two Sigma Investments LP (0.01%) and Comerica Bank (0.01%).

Who sold BT Group PLC stock? Who is selling BT Group PLC stock?

BT Group PLC's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Renaissance Technologies LLC, Freestone Capital Holdings LLC and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP.

Who bought BT Group PLC stock? Who is buying BT Group PLC stock?

BT Group PLC's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Fiera Capital Corp, Federated Investors Inc. PA, FMR LLC, Two Sigma Investments LP, Guggenheim Capital LLC, Horizon Investments LLC, Elkfork Partners LLC and Ellington Management Group LLC.

How do I buy BT Group PLC stock?

Shares of BT Group PLC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of BT Group PLC stock cost?

One share of BT Group PLC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $20.82.

BT Group PLC (NYSE:BT) Chart for Saturday, February, 25, 2017


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Last Updated on 2/25/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff