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:
  • Industry: Diversified Communication Services
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:BT
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $40.02 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,978,086,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $20.06
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $21.21
  • 52 Week Range: $19.14 - $33.50
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 16.51
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 5.37
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $30.91 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.29
  • Book Value: $5.41 per share
  • Price / Book: 3.74
  • Annual Dividend: $0.90
  • Dividend Yield: 4.7%
  • EBIDTA: $8.87 billion
  • Net Margins: 10.29%
  • Return on Equity: 35.80%
  • Return on Assets: 7.16%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.55%
  • Current Ratio: 0.73%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.71%
  • Average Volume: 732,912 shs.
  • Beta: 1.07
  • Short Ratio: 2.75

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 dividend on Thursday, October 27th. Shareholders of record on Friday, December 30th will be given a dividend of $0.275 per share on Monday, February 13th. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, 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?

Shares of BT Group plc 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 payable to shareholders after the closing bell 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 quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, May, 10th. The company reported $0.52 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' 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 return on equity of 35.80% and a net margin of 10.29%. View BT Group plc's Earnings History.

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

17 analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for BT Group plc's shares. Their forecasts range from $270.00 to $500.00. On average, they expect BT Group plc's share price to reach $369.25 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for BT Group plc.

Are investors shorting BT Group plc?

BT Group plc saw a decline in short interest in April. As of April 28th, there was short interest totalling 937,807 shares, a decline of 31.3% from the April 13th total of 1,365,009 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 678,379 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.4 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
  • 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 (0.16%), Bank of America Corp DE (0.07%), Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC (0.03%), Jane Street Group LLC (0.03%), Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY (0.03%) and FMR LLC (0.02%). 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, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Citadel Advisors LLC, Bank of America Corp DE, Eagle Global Advisors LLC, AT Bancorp and Credit Suisse AG. 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 Jane Street Group LLC, Karp Capital Management Corp, BB&T Securities LLC, Dubuque Bank & Trust Co., Morgan Stanley, Sit Investment Associates Inc., M&T Bank Corp and FMR LLC. 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 $20.23.

MarketBeat Community Rating for BT Group plc (NYSE BT)
Community Ranking:  2.7 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  602 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  520 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,122
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) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Ratings, 6 Hold Ratings, 8 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.29)
Consensus Price Target: $369.25 (1,725.26% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for BT Group plc (NYSE:BT)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
5/29/2017Citigroup IncReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
5/25/2017BNP ParibasDowngradeNeutral -> UnderperformLowView Rating Details
5/25/2017Exane BNP ParibasDowngradeNeutral -> UnderperformLowView Rating Details
5/24/2017Goldman Sachs Group IncLower Price TargetNeutralGBX 350 -> GBX 340HighView Rating Details
5/15/2017Berenberg BankReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
5/15/2017MacquarieReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 270N/AView Rating Details
5/12/2017Beaufort SecuritiesLower Price TargetBuyGBX 390 -> GBX 340LowView Rating Details
5/12/2017Barclays PLCLower Price TargetOverweightGBX 475 -> GBX 450MediumView Rating Details
5/4/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingHoldGBX 325MediumView Rating Details
4/28/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingSellLowView Rating Details
4/26/2017Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetOutperformGBX 465 -> GBX 425MediumView Rating Details
4/21/2017Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 340LowView Rating Details
4/21/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutralGBX 330LowView Rating Details
4/21/2017HSBC Holdings plcLower Price TargetBuyGBX 420 -> GBX 370LowView Rating Details
2/27/2017Haitong BankReiterated RatingBuyGBX 445N/AView Rating Details
1/25/2017Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetOverweightGBX 490 -> GBX 400N/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 5/29/2015 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:2/13/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.90
Dividend Yield:4.45%
Dividend Growth:8.30% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:56.25% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
23.50% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
23.87% (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 logoPRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 29 - May 28 at 9:14 PM logoBT talking to pensioners about caps on benefits - Telegraph - May 27 at 2:32 AM logoBT Talking to Pensioners About Caps on Benefits-Telegraph - May 26 at 9:31 PM logoBT Group Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : BT.A-GB : May 26, 2017 - May 26 at 4:27 PM logoPRESS DIGEST- Financial Times - May 26 - May 26 at 1:43 AM logoBT Group plc (BT) Cut to Underperform at BNP Paribas - May 25 at 7:26 PM logoBuoyant banks lift European shares back towards 21-mo highs - May 25 at 5:22 PM logoEuropean shares edge back towards 21-mo highs though miners, energy firms drag - May 25 at 5:22 PM logoBT Group plc (BT) Lowered to "Underperform" at Exane BNP Paribas - May 25 at 12:35 PM logoBT Group plc (BT) Given New GBX 340 Price Target at Goldman Sachs Group Inc - May 24 at 7:20 AM logo[$$] BT faces potential £232m tax bill in Brazil - May 22 at 12:51 PM logoBT Group plc (BT) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages - May 22 at 8:02 AM logoPRESS: Police Raid BT Offices In Italy Amid Accounting Scandal - Times - May 20 at 4:08 PM logoExclusive: Italy tax police seize documents from IBM in BT Italy probe - May 19 at 3:58 PM logoItalian Tax Police Seize Documents from IBM Milan Office in BT Italy probe - May 19 at 3:58 PM logoShort Interest in BT Group plc (BT) Declines By 31.3% - May 17 at 9:06 AM logoBT Group plc (BT) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research - May 15 at 5:42 PM logo[$$] BT Group: operator waiting - May 13 at 4:06 PM logoBarclays PLC Cuts BT Group plc (BT) Price Target to GBX 450 - May 13 at 1:20 PM logoBT Group plc (BT) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results - May 12 at 10:44 PM logoBeaufort Securities Trims BT Group plc (BT) Target Price to GBX 340 - May 12 at 8:20 PM logoBT Group plc (BT) Posts Earnings Results, Beats Expectations By $0.04 EPS - May 12 at 7:48 PM logoBT Group plc (BT) Releases Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.04 EPS - May 12 at 11:26 AM logoPRESS DIGEST- Financial Times - May 12 - May 11 at 9:39 PM logoPRESS DIGEST- British Business - May 12 - May 11 at 9:39 PM logoBT cuts 4,000 jobs, CEO bonus as profit falls - May 11 at 4:37 PM logoBT Cuts 4,000 Jobs, CEO's Pay After Italy Accounting Scandal - May 11 at 4:37 PM logoEuropean shares ease, Unicredit boosts Italian banks - May 11 at 4:37 PM logo[$$] BT Cuts 4,000 Jobs and CEO Bonus as Profit Falls - May 11 at 4:37 PM logoAltice outbids Vivendi for French Champions League rights - May 11 at 4:37 PM logoBas Burger to Become CEO of BT's Global Services Business - May 11 at 4:37 PM logoSpanish stocks lead European pull-back with worst day in 6 months - May 11 at 4:37 PM logoBT Tops Full Year Earnings Estimates; Issues Cautious Outlook After Italian Accounting Scandal - May 11 at 2:16 AM logoSFR seeks $2.6 bln in damages from Orange in antitrust litigation - May 9 at 4:05 PM logoBT Group plc (BT) Upgraded to Buy by Zacks Investment Research - May 8 at 5:28 PM logoEquities Analysts Set Expectations for BT Group plc's FY2017 Earnings (BT) - May 8 at 10:34 AM logoTop 5 ROE Stocks to Buy on Stellar Earnings Show - May 8 at 10:22 AM logoBT Group plc (BT) Given Neutral Rating at Macquarie - May 8 at 9:41 AM logoBT Group plc (BT) Earns Hold Rating from Jefferies Group LLC - May 7 at 6:26 PM logoBT Group plc (BT) Given New GBX 343 Price Target at Berenberg Bank - May 6 at 8:50 PM logoPositive Media Coverage Very Likely to Affect BT Group plc (BT) Share Price - May 4 at 6:05 PM logoBT's Leaseback Deal With IBM Said to Be Focus of Italian Probe - Bloomberg - May 4 at 4:11 PM logoVivendi's Canal Plus hangs on to Formula One rights in France -sources - May 4 at 4:11 PM logoBRIEF-BT says completed acquisition of IP Trade - May 2 at 5:29 PM logoBT Completes Acquisition Of IP Trade - May 2 at 5:29 PM logoBT Group plc (BT) Receives News Sentiment Rating of 0.04 - May 1 at 2:42 PM logoBT Group plc (BT) Price Target Lowered to GBX 425 at Royal Bank of Canada - April 30 at 10:25 PM logoDeutsche Bank AG Reiterates Sell Rating for BT Group plc (BT) - April 30 at 9:18 AM logoLloyds Banking Group plc vs BT Group plc: which is the superior dividend stock? - Motley Fool UK - April 28 at 5:02 PM logoPositive Media Coverage Very Likely to Impact BT Group plc (BT) Stock Price - April 27 at 5:23 PM



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