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: $38.88 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,987,600,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $19.44
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $19.76
  • 52 Week Range: $18.06 - $26.35
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 18.81
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 10.03
  • P/E Growth: -0.89
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $31.18 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.25
  • Book Value: $5.24 per share
  • Price / Book: 3.73
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $0.95
  • Dividend Yield: 7.0%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $8.87 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: 583,877 shs.
  • Beta: 1.06
  • 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 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 on the morning of Tuesday, December 8th 2015. The 2-1 split was announced on Friday, November 20th 2015. The newly issued shares were issued 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 data on Wednesday, May, 10th. The company reported $0.52 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.48 by $0.04. The business had revenue of $7.58 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations 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 twelve-month price objectives 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 $358.82 in the next year. 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 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 $19.56.


MarketBeat Community Rating for BT Group PLC (NYSE BT)
Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  680 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  611 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,291
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: $358.82 (1,734.48% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for BT Group PLC (NYSE:BT)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
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
9/14/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingBuyGBX 390LowView 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
7/31/2017Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyGBX 360LowView 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
5/31/2017Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight -> Equal WeightMediumView 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 9/20/2015 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:4.86%
Dividend Growth:8.30% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:91.35% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
51.08% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
48.72% (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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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
americanbankingnews.com logoBT Group PLC (BT) Cut to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 18 at 6:26 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
americanbankingnews.com logoBT Group PLC (BT) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 15 at 4:22 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 logoBT Group PLC (BT) Cut to Hold at ValuEngine
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 3 at 8:26 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
americanbankingnews.com logoBT Group PLC (BT) Rating Increased to Buy at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 28 at 5:36 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
americanbankingnews.com logoBT Group PLC (BT) Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 22 at 6:28 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBT Group PLC (BT) Downgraded by BidaskClub
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 19 at 12:56 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
americanbankingnews.com logoBT Group PLC (BT) Lifted to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 16 at 5:04 PM
morningstar.co.uk logoPRESS: BT To Remove 20,000 UK Phone Boxes By 2022 - Sky
www.morningstar.co.uk - August 16 at 3:36 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoBT Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : BT.A-GB : August 11, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 11 at 5:14 PM
morningstar.co.uk logoPRESS: TalkTalk: UK Broadband Roll-Out Via BT "Legally Questionable"
www.morningstar.co.uk - August 10 at 5:55 PM
fool.co.uk logoWhy I'd sell BT Group plc to buy this stock - Motley Fool UK
www.fool.co.uk - August 8 at 9:36 PM
nasdaq.com logoBT Group plc (BT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 09, 2017 - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - August 8 at 4:33 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBT Group PLC's (BT) "Buy" Rating Reiterated at Numis Securities Ltd
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 7 at 10:14 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBT Group PLC (NYSE:BT) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 5 at 7:18 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoBT Federal Awarded Contract By U.S. General Services Administration (GSA)
finance.yahoo.com - August 3 at 6:14 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBT Group Plc :BT.A-GB: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2018 By the Numbers : August 2, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 1 at 10:38 PM
nasdaq.com logoBT Group (BT) Shares Cross Above 200 DMA
www.nasdaq.com - August 1 at 5:37 PM

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