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:
  • Market Cap: $35.94035 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,987,600,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $18.90
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $19.50
  • 52 Week Range: $18.05 - $24.65
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 17.24
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 9.93
  • P/E Growth: -0.88
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $31.83 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.14
  • Book Value: $5.36 per share
  • Price / Book: 3.41
  • Annual Dividend: $0.95
  • Dividend Yield: 5.2%
  • EBITDA: $9.05 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: 0.81%
  • Average Volume: 545,080 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. Shareholders 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 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 before market open on Tuesday, December 8th 2015. The 2-1 split was announced on Friday, November 20th 2015. The newly issued 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) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 10th. The company reported $0.52 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.48 by $0.04. The company earned $7.58 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate 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 brokerages have issued 1 year target prices for BT Group PLC's shares. Their predictions range from $240.00 to $500.00. On average, they expect BT Group PLC's share 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

Who owns BT Group PLC stock?

BT Group PLC's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Sit Investment Associates Inc. (0.04%) and Fox Run Management L.L.C. (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 Fox Run Management L.L.C.. 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 bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sit Investment Associates 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 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 $18.27.

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 (1,828.59% 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)
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 10/24/2015 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)
Most Recent Dividend:9/12/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.95
Dividend Yield:5.20%
Dividend Growth:8.30% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:91.35% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
52.49% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
51.63% (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)

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