BT Group PLC Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:BT)

$16.42 -0.06 (-0.36 %)
(As of 11/21/2017 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$16.48
Today's Range$16.41 - $16.49
52-Week Range$16.15 - $24.65
Volume472,876 shs
Average Volume743,123 shs
Market Capitalization$32.14 billion
P/E Ratio9.06
Dividend Yield5.78%
Beta0.92

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:
  • Industry: Integrated Telecommunications Services
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Sector: Telecommunications Services
  • Symbol: NYSE:BT
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.btplc.com
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.50%
  • Current Ratio: 0.83%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.81%
Price-To-Earnings:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 9.06
  • Forward P/E Ratio: 9.07
  • P/E Growth: 4.57
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Sales: $31.47 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.03
  • Cash Flow: $4.24 per share
  • Price / Cash: 3.87
  • Book Value: $5.47 per share
  • Price / Book: 3.00
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $0.95
  • Dividend Yield: 5.8%
Profitability:
  • Trailing EPS: $1.04
  • Net Income: $2.49 billion
  • Net Margins: 7.14%
  • Return on Equity: 39.24%
  • Return on Assets: 6.77%
Misc:
  • Employees: 106,400
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,983,460,000
 

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 None dividend on Thursday, November 2nd. Investors of record on Friday, December 29th will be paid a dividend of $0.297 per share on Monday, February 12th. This represents a yield of 3.84%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, December 28th. 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 created 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 quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May, 10th. The utilities provider reported $0.52 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.48 by $0.04. The utilities provider 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, November, 23rd 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?

17 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for BT Group PLC's shares. Their predictions range from $240.00 to $450.00. On average, they anticipate BT Group PLC's share price to reach $333.33 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for BT Group PLC.

Are investors shorting BT Group PLC?

BT Group PLC saw a increase in short interest in the month of October. As of October 13th, there was short interest totalling 1,081,226 shares, an increase of 70.5% from the September 29th total of 633,984 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 455,789 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.4 days.

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 (Age 49)
  • Simon Jonathan Lowth, Group Finance Director, Executive Director (Age 54)
  • Marc Allera, Chief Executive Officer - EE
  • Luis Alvarez, Chief Executive Officer - Global Services (Age 52)
  • 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 (Age 53)
  • Dan Fitz, Group General Counsel, Company Secretary (Age 56)

Who owns BT Group PLC stock?

BT Group PLC's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Sit Investment Associates Inc. (0.04%), Aperio Group LLC (0.03%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (0.02%), Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.01%), Susquehanna International Group LLP (0.01%) and Pacer Advisors Inc. (0.00%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for BT Group PLC.

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 Alpine Woods Capital Investors LLC, First Trust Advisors LP, Fox Run Management L.L.C., Bank of New York Mellon Corp, Forward Management LLC, Guardian Capital Advisors LP, Envestnet Asset Management Inc. and Raymond James Financial Services Advisors Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for BT Group PLC.

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

BT Group PLC's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., Aperio Group LLC, Susquehanna International Group LLP, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Advisors Asset Management Inc., Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC, Sit Investment Associates Inc. and FDx Advisors Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for BT Group PLC.

How do I buy BT Group PLC stock?

Shares of BT Group PLC can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market 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 $16.42.

How big of a company is BT Group PLC?

BT Group PLC has a market capitalization of $32.14 billion and generates $31.47 billion in revenue each year. The utilities provider earns $2.49 billion in net income (profit) each year or $1.04 on an earnings per share basis. BT Group PLC employs 106,400 workers across the globe.

How can I contact BT Group PLC?

BT Group PLC's mailing address is Bt Centre, 81 Newgate Street, LONDON, EC1A 7AJ, United Kingdom. The utilities provider can be reached via phone at +44-20-73565000 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for BT Group PLC (NYSE BT)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  719 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  639 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,358
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Analyst Ratings

Analysts' Consensus Rating for BT Group PLC (NYSE:BT)

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Ratings, 9 Hold Ratings, 5 Buy Ratings, 0 Strong Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.12)
Consensus Price Target: $333.33 (1,930.04% 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
11/7/2017Credit Suisse GroupLower Price TargetNeutralGBX 320 -> GBX 280N/AView Rating Details
11/3/2017Beaufort SecuritiesDowngradeHoldGBX 340 -> GBX 265N/AView Rating Details
11/1/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingSellGBX 265N/AView Rating Details
10/31/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingBuyGBX 390N/AView Rating Details
10/25/2017Jefferies Group LLCLower Price TargetHoldGBX 280 -> GBX 265N/AView Rating Details
10/9/2017Citigroup Inc.DowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
10/4/2017Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual WeightGBX 350 -> GBX 320LowView 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
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
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
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
(Data available from 11/21/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History and Estimates Chart 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
11/23/2017        
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)

Next Dividend:2/12/2018
Annual Dividend:$0.95
Dividend Yield:5.79%
Dividend Growth:8.30% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:91.35% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
52.49% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
52.20% (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
11/2/2017None$0.303.84%12/28/201712/29/20172/12/2018
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)
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Headlines

Latest Headlines for BT Group PLC (NYSE BT)

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ETFs with exposure to BT Group Plc : November 20, 2017ETFs with exposure to BT Group Plc : November 20, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - November 20 at 5:58 PM
Quant Score Make BT Group (BT) a Sell - Investorplace.comQuant Score Make BT Group (BT) a Sell - Investorplace.com
investorplace.com - November 12 at 2:42 AM
ETFs with exposure to BT Group Plc : November 9, 2017ETFs with exposure to BT Group Plc : November 9, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - November 9 at 6:01 PM
BT Group Plc :BT-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2018 By the Numbers : November 8, 2017BT Group Plc :BT-US: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2018 By the Numbers : November 8, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - November 8 at 7:34 PM
PRESS: BT CEO Calls For Brexit Transition Details By Year-EndPRESS: BT CEO Calls For Brexit Transition Details By Year-End
www.morningstar.co.uk - November 7 at 3:58 AM
UK business demands Brexit clarity but PM May provides noneUK business demands Brexit clarity but PM May provides none
finance.yahoo.com - November 6 at 5:55 PM
BT Group PLC (BT) Cut to "Hold" at Beaufort SecuritiesBT Group PLC (BT) Cut to "Hold" at Beaufort Securities
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 5 at 9:32 PM
Is now the time to buy beaten-up mega-yielder BT Group plc?Is now the time to buy beaten-up mega-yielder BT Group plc?
www.msn.com - November 5 at 4:38 AM
BT Group PLC Declares None Dividend of $0.30 (BT)BT Group PLC Declares None Dividend of $0.30 (BT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 3 at 12:29 PM
EXTRA: BT Group Keeps Full Year Outlook Despite Enterprise ChallengesEXTRA: BT Group Keeps Full Year Outlook Despite Enterprise Challenges
www.morningstar.co.uk - November 2 at 5:29 PM
BT Group plc 2017 Q2 - Results - Earnings Call SlidesBT Group plc 2017 Q2 - Results - Earnings Call Slides
seekingalpha.com - November 2 at 5:29 PM
BT Group -4.1% as services business drags - Seeking AlphaBT Group -4.1% as services business drags - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - November 2 at 5:29 PM
BT weighed down by problems at Global Services businessBT weighed down by problems at Global Services business
finance.yahoo.com - November 2 at 5:29 PM
[$$] BTs Gavin Patterson puts his value on the line[$$] BT's Gavin Patterson puts his value on the line
finance.yahoo.com - November 2 at 5:29 PM
UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Nov 2 - ReutersUK Stocks-Factors to watch on Nov 2 - Reuters
www.reuters.com - November 2 at 3:39 AM
BT second-quarter profit dragged down by Global Services unitBT second-quarter profit dragged down by Global Services unit
finance.yahoo.com - November 2 at 3:38 AM
PRESS DIGEST- British Business - Nov 2PRESS DIGEST- British Business - Nov 2
finance.yahoo.com - November 1 at 10:37 PM
BT Group PLC (BT) Short Interest Up 70.5% in OctoberBT Group PLC (BT) Short Interest Up 70.5% in October
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 31 at 2:28 AM
Head to Head Review: BT Group PLC (BT) & Its CompetitorsHead to Head Review: BT Group PLC (BT) & Its Competitors
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 28 at 3:04 AM
BT Group PLC (BT) Forecasted to Post FY2018 Earnings of $1.82 Per ShareBT Group PLC (BT) Forecasted to Post FY2018 Earnings of $1.82 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 27 at 5:48 PM
Zacks Investment Research Lowers BT Group plc (BT) to HoldZacks Investment Research Lowers BT Group plc (BT) to Hold
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 26 at 5:58 PM
Jefferies Group Brokers Decrease Earnings Estimates for BT Group plc (BT)Jefferies Group Brokers Decrease Earnings Estimates for BT Group plc (BT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 26 at 4:06 PM
BT to cut charges for landline-only customersBT to cut charges for landline-only customers
finance.yahoo.com - October 26 at 8:57 AM
PRESS: BTs OpeanReach Deal For Rural Broadband Faces Legal ProblemsPRESS: BT's OpeanReach Deal For Rural Broadband Faces Legal Problems
www.morningstar.co.uk - October 25 at 6:16 PM
Head-To-Head Contrast: BT Group PLC (BT) & Its PeersHead-To-Head Contrast: BT Group PLC (BT) & Its Peers
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 24 at 10:44 AM
BT Group PLC (BT) Earns Buy Rating from Numis Securities LtdBT Group PLC (BT) Earns Buy Rating from Numis Securities Ltd
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 24 at 7:08 AM
BT Chairman Pushes for Brexit Transition Deal of Up to a DecadeBT Chairman Pushes for Brexit Transition Deal of Up to a Decade
www.bloomberg.com - October 21 at 4:24 PM
BT's Rake Says Recovering Well After Italy ScandalBT's Rake Says Recovering Well After Italy Scandal
finance.yahoo.com - October 20 at 6:31 PM
BT Group PLC (BT) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from BrokeragesBT Group PLC (BT) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 19 at 7:08 AM
BT Group is Now OversoldBT Group is Now Oversold
www.forbes.com - October 17 at 5:35 PM
BT Group is Now OversoldBT Group is Now Oversold
www.forbes.com - October 17 at 5:35 PM
Is It Time To Buy BT Group plc (LSE:BTA)?Is It Time To Buy BT Group plc (LSE:BTA)?
finance.yahoo.com - October 17 at 5:35 PM
Is It Time To Buy BT Group plc (LSE:BTA)?Is It Time To Buy BT Group plc (LSE:BTA)?
finance.yahoo.com - October 17 at 5:35 PM
BT Group PLC (BT) and Its Rivals Financial AnalysisBT Group PLC (BT) and Its Rivals Financial Analysis
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 14 at 6:20 PM
Head-To-Head Review: Telefonica SA (TEF) & BT Group PLC (BT)Head-To-Head Review: Telefonica SA (TEF) & BT Group PLC (BT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 14 at 10:46 AM
Head to Head Survey: BT Group PLC (BT) and Its PeersHead to Head Survey: BT Group PLC (BT) and Its Peers
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 13 at 4:38 PM
Head to Head Analysis: BT Group PLC (BT) versus Its PeersHead to Head Analysis: BT Group PLC (BT) versus Its Peers
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 13 at 8:26 AM
Head-To-Head Review: BT Group PLC (BT) & Its CompetitorsHead-To-Head Review: BT Group PLC (BT) & Its Competitors
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 11 at 12:24 PM
Analyzing BT Group PLC (BT) and Its CompetitorsAnalyzing BT Group PLC (BT) and Its Competitors
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 11 at 10:30 AM
PRESS: UK Faces EU Scrutiny Over Illegal State Aid Claims For BT GroupPRESS: UK Faces EU Scrutiny Over Illegal State Aid Claims For BT Group
www.morningstar.co.uk - October 10 at 3:36 AM
Morgan Stanley Cuts BT Group PLC (BT) Price Target to GBX 320Morgan Stanley Cuts BT Group PLC (BT) Price Target to GBX 320
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 4 at 12:06 PM
PRESS DIGEST- Financial Times - Oct 2PRESS DIGEST- Financial Times - Oct 2
www.businessinsider.com - October 2 at 7:30 PM
Sky Ireland Appoints BT To Support Ultrafast Broadband RolloutSky Ireland Appoints BT To Support Ultrafast Broadband Rollout
www.morningstar.co.uk - October 2 at 7:30 PM
Critical Analysis: BT Group PLC (BT) & 8x8 (EGHT)Critical Analysis: BT Group PLC (BT) & 8x8 (EGHT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 2 at 6:18 PM
BT Group PLC (BT) and The Competition Head to Head ComparisonBT Group PLC (BT) and The Competition Head to Head Comparison
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 1 at 2:20 PM
Could this small growth stock be the next BT Group plc? - Motley Fool UKCould this small growth stock be the next BT Group plc? - Motley Fool UK
www.fool.co.uk - September 28 at 11:00 AM
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www.americanbankingnews.com - September 25 at 4:10 PM
Jefferies Group LLC Reaffirms Hold Rating for BT Group PLC (BT)Jefferies Group LLC Reaffirms Hold Rating for BT Group PLC (BT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 24 at 5:20 PM
BT Group PLCs (BT) Buy Rating Reiterated at Numis Securities LtdBT Group PLC's (BT) Buy Rating Reiterated at Numis Securities Ltd
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 24 at 9:00 AM
BT Group PLC (BT) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by AnalystsBT Group PLC (BT) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 24 at 7:12 AM

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