BT Group PLC Company Profile (NYSE:BT)

About BT Group PLC (NYSE:BT)

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: Integrated Telecommunications Services
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:BT
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.btplc.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $36.87258 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,987,600,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $19.04
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $19.57
  • 52 Week Range: $18.06 - $24.65
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 17.36
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 9.95
  • P/E Growth: -0.87
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $31.83 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.15
  • Book Value: $5.36 per share
  • Price / Book: 3.43
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $0.95
  • Dividend Yield: 5.1%
Profitability:
  • EBITDA: $9.05 billion
  • Net Margins: 7.14%
  • Return on Equity: 39.24%
  • Return on Assets: 6.77%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.50%
  • Current Ratio: 0.83%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.81%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 539,895 shs.
  • Beta: 1.04
  • Short Ratio: 1.7
 

Frequently Asked Questions for BT Group PLC (NYSE:BT)

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 semiannual dividend on Friday, June 2nd. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 11th will be given a dividend of $0.6804 per share on Tuesday, September 12th. This represents a dividend yield of 6.86%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 9th. View BT Group PLC's Dividend History.

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

BT Group PLC shares split on the morning of Tuesday, December 8th 2015. The 2-1 split was announced on Friday, November 20th 2015. The newly issued 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.

How were BT Group PLC's earnings last quarter?

BT Group PLC (NYSE:BT) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 10th. The company reported $0.52 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.48 by $0.04. The firm had revenue of $7.58 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $7.88 billion. BT Group PLC had a net margin of 7.14% and a return on equity of 39.24%. View BT Group PLC's Earnings History.

When will BT Group PLC make its next earnings announcement?

BT Group PLC is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October, 26th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for BT Group PLC.

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

18 equities research analysts have issued 12 month target prices for BT Group PLC's shares. Their predictions range from $240.00 to $500.00. On average, they anticipate BT Group PLC's stock price to reach $352.35 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for BT Group PLC.

Who are some of BT Group PLC's key competitors?

Who are BT Group PLC's key executives?

BT Group PLC's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Gavin Patterson, Chief Executive, Executive Director
  • Simon Jonathan Lowth, Group Finance Director, Executive Director
  • Marc Allera, Chief Executive Officer - EE
  • Luis Alvarez, Chief Executive Officer - Global Services
  • Gerard McQuade, Chief Executive Officer - Wholesale and Ventures
  • John Petter, Chief Executive Officer - Consumer
  • Clive Selley, Invitee, Chief Executive Officer - Openreach
  • Graham Sutherland, Chief Executive Officer - Business and Public Sector
  • Howard Watson, Chief Executive Officer - Technology, Service and Operations
  • Dan Fitz, Group General Counsel, Company Secretary

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.

What is BT Group PLC's stock price today?

One share of BT Group PLC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $18.40.


MarketBeat Community Rating for BT Group PLC (NYSE BT)
Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  701 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  628 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,329
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about BT Group 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 BT Group PLC (NYSE:BT) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Ratings, 8 Hold Ratings, 7 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.22)
Consensus Price Target: $352.35 (1,814.96% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for BT Group PLC (NYSE:BT)
Price Target History for BT Group PLC (NYSE:BT)
Analysts' Ratings History for BT Group PLC (NYSE:BT)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/9/2017Citigroup Inc.DowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
10/9/2017Credit Suisse GroupDowngradeNeutralGBX 360 -> GBX 310N/AView Rating Details
10/4/2017Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual WeightGBX 350 -> GBX 320LowView Rating Details
9/24/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingBuyGBX 390LowView Rating Details
9/19/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHoldGBX 280LowView Rating Details
9/18/2017MacquarieReiterated RatingOutperformLowView Rating Details
9/18/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 340LowView Rating Details
9/14/2017BNP ParibasReiterated RatingUnderperformGBX 240LowView Rating Details
9/14/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingSellGBX 265LowView Rating Details
8/9/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 450HighView Rating Details
7/31/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 410LowView Rating Details
7/31/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 290LowView Rating Details
7/21/2017Beaufort SecuritiesDowngradeLong Term BuyGBX 340LowView Rating Details
6/20/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingHoldGBX 325MediumView Rating Details
6/19/2017Bank of America CorporationDowngradeBuy -> NeutralLowView Rating Details
5/25/2017Exane BNP ParibasDowngradeNeutral -> UnderperformLowView Rating Details
4/21/2017HSBC Holdings plcLower Price TargetBuyGBX 420 -> GBX 370LowView Rating Details
2/27/2017Haitong BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 445N/AView Rating Details
11/2/2016Societe GeneraleReiterated RatingBuyGBX 500N/AView Rating Details
2/2/2016NomuraReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 525N/AView Rating Details
11/2/2015Espirito Santo Investment Bank ResearchReiterated RatingBuyGBX 525N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/17/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for BT Group PLC (NYSE:BT)
Earnings by Quarter for BT Group PLC (NYSE:BT)
Earnings History by Quarter for BT Group PLC (NYSE BT)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/26/2017        
5/10/20173/31/2017$0.48$0.52$7.88 billion$7.58 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/30/2015Q3$1.15$1.21$6.79 billion$6.77 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2014Q1$1.04$1.11$7.42 billion$7.37 billionViewN/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)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.85
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
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$0.53$0.53$0.53
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for BT Group PLC (NYSE:BT)
Most Recent Dividend:9/12/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.95
Dividend Yield:5.16%
Dividend Growth:8.30% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:91.35% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
52.20% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
51.35% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:5 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for BT Group PLC (NYSE:BT)

Dividend History by Quarter for BT Group PLC (NYSE BT)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
6/2/2017semiannual$0.686.86%8/9/20178/11/20179/12/2017
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

Headline Trends for BT Group PLC (NYSE:BT)
Latest Headlines for BT Group PLC (NYSE:BT)
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americanbankingnews.com logoBT Group PLC (BT) and Its Rivals Financial Analysis
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 14 at 6:20 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHead-To-Head Review: Telefonica SA (TEF) & BT Group PLC (BT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 14 at 10:46 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHead to Head Survey: BT Group PLC (BT) and Its Peers
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 13 at 4:38 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoHead to Head Analysis: BT Group PLC (BT) versus Its Peers
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 13 at 8:26 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoHead-To-Head Review: BT Group PLC (BT) & Its Competitors
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 11 at 12:24 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAnalyzing BT Group PLC (BT) and Its Competitors
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 11 at 10:30 AM
morningstar.co.uk logoPRESS: UK Faces EU Scrutiny Over Illegal State Aid Claims For BT Group
www.morningstar.co.uk - October 10 at 3:36 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoMorgan Stanley Cuts BT Group PLC (BT) Price Target to GBX 320
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 4 at 12:06 PM
News IconPRESS DIGEST- Financial Times - Oct 2
www.businessinsider.com - October 2 at 7:30 PM
morningstar.co.uk logoSky Ireland Appoints BT To Support Ultrafast Broadband Rollout
www.morningstar.co.uk - October 2 at 7:30 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoCritical Analysis: BT Group PLC (BT) & 8x8 (EGHT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 2 at 6:18 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBT Group PLC (BT) and The Competition Head to Head Comparison
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 1 at 2:20 PM
fool.co.uk logoCould this small growth stock be the next BT Group plc? - Motley Fool UK
www.fool.co.uk - September 28 at 11:00 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoFairPoint Communications (FRP) vs. BT Group PLC (BT) Critical Review
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 25 at 4:10 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoJefferies Group LLC Reaffirms Hold Rating for BT Group PLC (BT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 24 at 5:20 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBT Group PLC's (BT) Buy Rating Reiterated at Numis Securities Ltd
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 24 at 9:00 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBT Group PLC (BT) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 24 at 7:12 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSterling retreats from 15-month highs before BoE governor's speech
finance.yahoo.com - September 20 at 5:34 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSterling retreats from 15-month highs before BoE governor's speech
finance.yahoo.com - September 20 at 5:34 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSterling retreats from 15-month highs before BoE governor's speech
finance.yahoo.com - September 18 at 5:07 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBT Group PLC (BT) Receives Neutral Rating from Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 18 at 7:06 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBT Group PLC (BT) Given "Outperform" Rating at Macquarie
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 18 at 6:30 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBT Group PLC (BT) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Deutsche Bank AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 17 at 11:08 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBNP Paribas Reaffirms Underperform Rating for BT Group PLC (BT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 16 at 10:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBT Group PLC (BT) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Numis Securities Ltd
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 16 at 10:26 PM
businesswire.com logoFORM 8.3 - IMAGINATION TECH GROUP PLC
www.businesswire.com - September 14 at 5:30 PM
businesswire.com logoForm 8.3 - PAYSAFE GROUP PLC - Amendment
www.businesswire.com - September 14 at 4:14 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoReviewing BT Group PLC (BT) & Altice USA (ATUS)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 14 at 12:26 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBT Group PLC (BT) Receives "Hold" Rating from Jefferies Group LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 13 at 6:50 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoBT Group Plc : BT-US: Dividend Analysis : August 11th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : September 12, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 12 at 10:27 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDigital Transformation Top Priority For CEOs, Says New BT And EIU Research
finance.yahoo.com - September 12 at 5:21 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoDigital Transformation Top Priority For CEOs, Says New BT And EIU Research
finance.yahoo.com - September 12 at 5:21 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoStocks That Fell to 3-Year Lows Last Week
finance.yahoo.com - September 11 at 5:26 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoVodafone to spend 2 bln euros on German fibre network
finance.yahoo.com - September 11 at 5:26 PM
seekingalpha.com logoThe Nest Egg Portfolio: Dividend Queen Or Dividend Trap? - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - September 10 at 9:25 PM
businesswire.com logoForm 8.5 - WORLDPAY GROUP PLC
www.businesswire.com - September 6 at 4:48 PM
businesswire.com logoForm 8.3 NOVAE GROUP PLC
www.businesswire.com - September 6 at 4:28 AM
prnewswire.com logoBT Wins Prestigious Emmy® Award For Innovation In TV Technology - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - September 5 at 11:23 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBT Wins Prestigious Emmy® Award For Innovation In TV Technology
finance.yahoo.com - September 5 at 6:21 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoFinancial Review: BT Group PLC (BT) and Cincinnati Bell (CBB)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 2 at 8:44 AM
fool.co.uk logoWhy BT Group plc and Persimmon plc have the qualities Warren Buffett looks for - Motley Fool UK
www.fool.co.uk - September 2 at 3:12 AM
msn.com logoWhy BT Group plc and Persimmon plc have the qualities Warren Buffett looks for
www.msn.com - August 31 at 9:42 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBT Announces Business Platform-as-a-Service
finance.yahoo.com - August 31 at 4:40 PM
seekingalpha.com logoFiber-sharing taking hold as Europe thirsts for bandwidth - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - August 25 at 11:36 PM
nasdaq.com logoBT Group a Top Ranked SAFE Dividend Stock With 7.2% Yield
www.nasdaq.com - August 25 at 6:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBT Group PLC's (BT) "Sell" Rating Reiterated at Deutsche Bank AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 24 at 10:56 AM
morningstar.co.uk logoPRESS: Vodafone In Talks With BT's Openreach On New Fibre Investment
www.morningstar.co.uk - August 23 at 4:56 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to BT Group Plc : August 21, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 23 at 4:56 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBT Named A Leader In The IDC MarketScape For Worldwide Managed Security Services 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 17 at 6:08 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBT and Dell EMC Team Up to Research Flexible, Software-Defined Networks of the Future
finance.yahoo.com - August 16 at 5:19 PM

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