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 - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:BT
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $37.76474 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,987,600,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $19.87
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $19.88
  • 52 Week Range: $18.06 - $26.76
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 17.99
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 10.48
  • P/E Growth: -0.90
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $31.86 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.19
  • Book Value: $5.36 per share
  • Price / Book: 3.56
  • Annual Dividend: $0.94
  • Dividend Yield: 5.0%
  • EBIDTA: $9.06 billion
  • Net Margins: 7.14%
  • Return on Equity: 39.24%
  • Return on Assets: 6.77%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.50%
  • Current Ratio: 0.83%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.61%
  • Average Volume: 684,094 shs.
  • Beta: 1.05
  • 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 announced a semiannual dividend on Friday, June 2nd. Investors of record on Friday, August 11th will be paid a dividend of $0.6804 per share on Tuesday, September 12th. This represents a 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'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 distributed 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 EPS for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.48 by $0.04. The business earned $7.58 billion during 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 price targets for BT Group PLC's stock. Their forecasts range from $240.00 to $500.00. On average, they anticipate BT Group PLC's share price to reach $357.94 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

Who owns BT Group PLC stock?

BT Group PLC's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Renaissance Technologies LLC (0.14%), Northern Trust Corp (0.07%), Royal Bank of Canada (0.06%), Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership (0.05%), Sit Investment Associates Inc. (0.04%) and Alpine Woods Capital Investors LLC (0.03%). 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 Renaissance Technologies LLC, Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC, Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY, Citigroup Inc., Northern Trust Corp, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., FMR LLC and Pinnacle Associates Ltd.. 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership, Sit Investment Associates Inc., Royal Bank of Canada, Bank of Montreal Can, Federated Investors Inc. PA, Pacer Advisors Inc., Susquehanna International Group LLP and Fox Run Management L.L.C.. 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 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 $19.07.

MarketBeat Community Rating for BT Group PLC (NYSE BT)
Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  652 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  582 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,234
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, 7 Hold Ratings, 8 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.28)
Consensus Price Target: $357.94 (1,776.99% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for BT Group PLC (NYSE:BT)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/9/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingSellGBX 265HighView Rating Details
8/9/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 450HighView Rating Details
8/7/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingBuyGBX 390LowView Rating Details
7/31/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 410LowView Rating Details
7/31/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 290LowView Rating Details
7/31/2017Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyGBX 360LowView Rating Details
7/21/2017Beaufort SecuritiesDowngradeLong Term BuyGBX 340LowView Rating Details
7/18/2017BNP ParibasLower Price TargetUnderperformGBX 260 -> GBX 240LowView Rating Details
7/17/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 340LowView Rating Details
7/17/2017MacquarieBoost Price TargetOutperformGBX 330 -> GBX 340LowView Rating Details
6/20/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingHoldGBX 325MediumView Rating Details
6/19/2017Bank of America CorporationDowngradeBuy -> NeutralLowView Rating Details
5/31/2017Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight -> Equal WeightMediumView Rating Details
5/31/2017Jefferies Group LLCLower Price TargetHoldGBX 325 -> GBX 280MediumView Rating Details
5/25/2017Exane BNP ParibasDowngradeNeutral -> UnderperformLowView Rating Details
4/21/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 340LowView 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 8/19/2015 forward)


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
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)


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)


Current Dividend Information for BT Group PLC (NYSE:BT)
Next Dividend:9/12/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.94
Dividend Yield:4.93%
Dividend Growth:8.30% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:90.39% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
50.81% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
51.65% (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
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for BT Group PLC (NYSE:BT)
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Headline Trends for BT Group PLC (NYSE:BT)
Latest Headlines for BT Group PLC (NYSE:BT)
DateHeadline logoBT Named A Leader In The IDC MarketScape For Worldwide Managed Security Services 2017 - August 17 at 6:08 PM logoBT and Dell EMC Team Up to Research Flexible, Software-Defined Networks of the Future - August 16 at 5:19 PM logoBT Group PLC (BT) Lifted to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research - August 16 at 5:04 PM logoPRESS: BT To Remove 20,000 UK Phone Boxes By 2022 - Sky - August 16 at 3:36 AM logoBT Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : BT.A-GB : August 11, 2017 - August 11 at 5:14 PM logoPRESS: TalkTalk: UK Broadband Roll-Out Via BT "Legally Questionable" - August 10 at 5:55 PM logoWhy I'd sell BT Group plc to buy this stock - Motley Fool UK - August 8 at 9:36 PM logoBT Group plc (BT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 09, 2017 - Nasdaq - August 8 at 4:33 PM logoBT Group PLC's (BT) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Numis Securities Ltd - August 7 at 10:14 AM logoBT Group PLC (NYSE:BT) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts - August 5 at 7:18 AM logoBT Federal Awarded Contract By U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) - August 3 at 6:14 PM logoBT Group Plc :BT.A-GB: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2018 By the Numbers : August 2, 2017 - August 1 at 10:38 PM logoBT Group (BT) Shares Cross Above 200 DMA - August 1 at 5:37 PM logoBT Group Plc :BT-US: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2018 By the Numbers : August 1, 2017 - August 1 at 5:37 PM logoZacks Investment Research Downgrades BT Group PLC (NYSE:BT) to Sell - August 1 at 4:38 PM logoBT Group PLC (BT) Receives "Overweight" Rating from Barclays PLC - August 1 at 8:05 AM logoBT Group plc: NYSE Rule 203.01 Annual Financial Report Announcement - July 31 at 4:48 PM logoBT Group PLC's (NYSE:BT) "Outperform" Rating Reiterated at Royal Bank Of Canada - July 31 at 9:41 AM logoJ P Morgan Chase & Co Reaffirms "Neutral" Rating for BT Group PLC (BT) - July 31 at 9:40 AM logoBT Group PLC (NYSE:BT) Given "Buy" Rating at Citigroup Inc. - July 31 at 9:40 AM logoPRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 31 - July 30 at 9:15 PM logoBT Group Q1 Profit Down; Backs 2017 Outlook - July 28 at 11:19 PM logoBT Takes Fresh Hit Over Italian Accounting Scandal - July 28 at 11:19 PM logoBT's Endless Torment - July 28 at 11:19 PM logoEuropean Benchmarks Slump After Earnings Calamity - FDA Socks London - July 28 at 11:19 PM logoForm 6-K BT GROUP PLC For: Jul 28 - - July 28 at 6:16 PM logoBT profits hit by accounting scandal - Financial Times - July 28 at 6:16 PM logoBT Group posts 1Q profit - July 28 at 6:16 PM logoTribunal Finds In Favour Of CityFibre Against 2016 Ofcom Review - July 27 at 5:18 PM logoBT Group PLC (NYSE:BT) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Friday - July 27 at 10:01 AM logoPRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 27 - July 27 at 3:57 AM logoAndes Energia Agrees Merger To Create Firm Led By BT Group Chairman - July 24 at 9:16 PM logoBT Group PLC (NYSE:BT) Downgraded by Beaufort Securities - July 22 at 10:23 AM logoBT loses another senior executive after torrid year - Financial Times - Financial Times - July 19 at 5:58 PM logoBNP Paribas Cuts BT Group PLC (BT) Price Target to GBX 240 - July 18 at 9:16 AM logoUPDATE: Ofcom Warns Of Further Action If BT's Openreach Misses Goals - July 13 at 5:52 PM logoBT Group PLC (BT) Coverage Initiated at Numis Securities Ltd - July 13 at 7:38 AM logoUK regulator to constrain spectrum bids by BT, Vodafone - Seeking Alpha - July 11 at 5:46 PM logoBT Group PLC (BT) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts - July 11 at 7:53 AM logoBT And KPMG Warn Businesses Against Cyber Security Traps - July 10 at 3:16 PM logoPRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 10 - July 9 at 9:40 PM logoBT Group PLC (NYSE:BT) Rating Increased to Hold at BidaskClub - July 9 at 4:52 PM logoBT Group PLC (NYSE:BT) Stock Rating Upgraded by ValuEngine - July 9 at 12:02 AM logoU.S. accounting watchdog probes PwC's audits of BT Italy: source - July 5 at 5:31 PM logoBT Unit Woos Rivals With Fiber Plan to Target Liberty Global - July 4 at 9:02 PM logo[$$] BT Italia scandal sparks soul searching over global operation - July 2 at 4:27 PM logoBT Boosts Cloud Collaboration With Integrated Cisco Spark - PR Newswire (press release) - June 29 at 5:57 PM logoU.K. Regulator Opens Probe Into PwC Audits of BT's Books - June 29 at 5:57 PM logoBT Boosts Cloud Collaboration With Integrated Cisco Spark - June 29 at 5:57 PM logoETFs with exposure to BT Group Plc : June 26, 2017 - June 26 at 4:42 PM



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