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: www.btplc.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $40.67 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,978,086,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $19.25
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $20.16
  • 52 Week Range: $18.06 - $27.83
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 16.45
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 5.45
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $31.54 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.29
  • Book Value: $5.53 per share
  • Price / Book: 3.72
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $0.90
  • Dividend Yield: 4.7%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $9.05 billion
  • Net Margins: 8.48%
  • Return on Equity: 36.64%
  • Return on Assets: 6.84%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.21%
  • Current Ratio: 0.63%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.61%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 737,148 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 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 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 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) released 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 firm earned $7.58 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $7.88 billion. BT Group PLC had a return on equity of 36.64% and a net margin of 8.48%. 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?

18 brokerages have issued 1-year target prices for BT Group PLC's stock. Their predictions range from $240.00 to $500.00. On average, they anticipate BT Group PLC's stock price to reach $362.65 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 a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Sit Investment Associates Inc. (0.04%), Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY (0.02%), Aperio Group LLC (0.02%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.01%), Capstone Asset Management Co. (0.01%) and Whittier Trust Co. (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 Miller Howard Investments Inc. NY, US Bancorp DE, Whittier Trust Co. of Nevada Inc., Grimes & Company Inc., Huntington National Bank and Capstone Asset Management Co.. 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 Sit Investment Associates Inc., Bank of Montreal Can, Fox Run Management L.L.C., Aperio Group LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Whittier Trust Co. and Creative Planning. 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 $20.56.


MarketBeat Community Rating for BT Group PLC (NYSE BT)
Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  635 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  565 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,200
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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: $362.65 (1,663.85% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for BT Group PLC (NYSE:BT)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
7/24/2017Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingSellGBX 265LowView Rating Details
7/21/2017Beaufort SecuritiesDowngradeLong Term BuyGBX 340LowView Rating Details
7/19/2017Numis Securities LtdReiterated RatingBuyGBX 390LowView 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
7/12/2017J 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
6/8/2017Barclays PLCReiterated RatingOverweightGBX 450LowView Rating Details
5/31/2017Morgan StanleyDowngradeOverweight -> Equal WeightMediumView Rating Details
5/31/2017Jefferies Group LLCLower Price TargetHoldGBX 325 -> GBX 280MediumView Rating Details
5/29/2017Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyLowView Rating Details
5/25/2017Exane BNP ParibasDowngradeNeutral -> UnderperformLowView Rating Details
4/26/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaLower Price TargetOutperformGBX 465 -> GBX 425MediumView 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 7/27/2015 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
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:9/12/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.90
Dividend Yield:4.38%
Dividend Growth:8.30% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:70.87% (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
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

Headline Trends for BT Group PLC (NYSE:BT)
Latest Headlines for BT Group PLC (NYSE:BT)
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DateHeadline
morningstar.co.uk logoAndes Energia Agrees Merger To Create Firm Led By BT Group Chairman
www.morningstar.co.uk - July 24 at 9:16 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBT Group PLC (NYSE:BT) Downgraded by Beaufort Securities
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 22 at 10:23 AM
ft.com logoBT loses another senior executive after torrid year - Financial Times - Financial Times
www.ft.com - July 19 at 5:58 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBNP Paribas Cuts BT Group PLC (BT) Price Target to GBX 240
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 18 at 9:16 AM
morningstar.co.uk logoUPDATE: Ofcom Warns Of Further Action If BT's Openreach Misses Goals
www.morningstar.co.uk - July 13 at 5:52 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBT Group PLC (BT) Coverage Initiated at Numis Securities Ltd
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 13 at 7:38 AM
seekingalpha.com logoUK regulator to constrain spectrum bids by BT, Vodafone - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - July 11 at 5:46 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBT Group PLC (BT) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 11 at 7:53 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoBT And KPMG Warn Businesses Against Cyber Security Traps
finance.yahoo.com - July 10 at 3:16 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPRESS DIGEST- British Business - July 10
finance.yahoo.com - July 9 at 9:40 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBT Group PLC (NYSE:BT) Rating Increased to Hold at BidaskClub
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 9 at 4:52 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBT Group PLC (NYSE:BT) Stock Rating Upgraded by ValuEngine
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 9 at 12:02 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoU.S. accounting watchdog probes PwC's audits of BT Italy: source
finance.yahoo.com - July 5 at 5:31 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBT Unit Woos Rivals With Fiber Plan to Target Liberty Global
finance.yahoo.com - July 4 at 9:02 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] BT Italia scandal sparks soul searching over global operation
finance.yahoo.com - July 2 at 4:27 PM
prnewswire.com logoBT Boosts Cloud Collaboration With Integrated Cisco Spark - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - June 29 at 5:57 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoU.K. Regulator Opens Probe Into PwC Audits of BT's Books
finance.yahoo.com - June 29 at 5:57 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBT Boosts Cloud Collaboration With Integrated Cisco Spark
finance.yahoo.com - June 29 at 5:57 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to BT Group Plc : June 26, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 26 at 4:42 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBT Group Plc :BT.A-GB: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2017 By the Numbers : June 23, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 23 at 9:44 PM
morningstar.co.uk logoDIRECTOR DEALINGS: BT Non-Executive Director Buys 100,000 Shares
www.morningstar.co.uk - June 23 at 4:40 PM
rttnews.com logoOrange Reduces Its Stake In BT Group
www.rttnews.com - June 20 at 3:26 PM
marketwatch.com logoBT to repurchase £200 mln in shares from Orange
www.marketwatch.com - June 20 at 3:26 PM
nasdaq.com logoBT Group Enters Oversold Territory (BT)
www.nasdaq.com - June 20 at 3:26 PM
seekingalpha.com logoOrange cutting its stake in rival BT Group - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - June 19 at 9:17 PM
morningstar.co.uk logoBT To Repurchase Up To GBP200.0 Million In Shares From Orange (ALLISS)
www.morningstar.co.uk - June 19 at 4:15 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFrance's Orange to cut stake in BT Group
finance.yahoo.com - June 19 at 4:15 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBT Group PLC (BT) Lowered to Neutral at Bank of America Corporation
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 19 at 11:34 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoDeutsche Bank AG Reiterates "Sell" Rating for BT Group PLC (BT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 17 at 11:34 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBT Group PLC (BT) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 16 at 10:50 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoJennifer Artley Appointed President For BT In The Americas
finance.yahoo.com - June 15 at 5:56 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoJennifer Artley Appointed President For BT In The Americas
finance.yahoo.com - June 15 at 5:56 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Sky TV suffers fall in viewers of live Premier League games
finance.yahoo.com - June 13 at 12:54 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to BT Group Plc : June 13, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 13 at 12:54 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBT Group PLC (BT) Price Target Cut to GBX 325
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 12 at 7:56 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoStocks That Fell to 3-Year Lows in the Week of June 9
finance.yahoo.com - June 12 at 5:05 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBT Group PLC (BT) Downgraded to "Hold" at ValuEngine
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 12 at 12:10 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBT Group plc (BT) Rating Reiterated by Deutsche Bank AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 10 at 3:02 PM
morningstar.co.uk logoTOP NEWS: BT Drops PwC And Names KPMG As New Auditor
www.morningstar.co.uk - June 8 at 10:01 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSailing-Defeated Ainslie to come back stronger, bring "Auld Mug" home
finance.yahoo.com - June 8 at 10:01 PM
streetinsider.com logoForm 6-K BT GROUP PLC For: Jun 08 - StreetInsider.com
www.streetinsider.com - June 8 at 4:59 PM
seekingalpha.com logoTime To Buy BT Group - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - June 8 at 4:59 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBT Moves Application Performance Management To The Cloud
finance.yahoo.com - June 8 at 4:59 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBT to drop auditors PwC, hire KPMG
finance.yahoo.com - June 8 at 9:09 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBT Group plc (BT) Rating Reiterated by Barclays PLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 8 at 7:40 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoBT Group plc (BT) Receives "Neutral" Rating from JPMorgan Chase & Co.
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 8 at 7:38 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoBT Teams Up With ForeScout To Improve Device Visibility And Network Security
finance.yahoo.com - June 7 at 12:40 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBT Group Plc :BT-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2017 By the Numbers : June 5, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 5 at 12:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoBT Group plc (BT) Declares $0.68 Semiannual Dividend
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 5 at 9:15 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to BT Group Plc : June 2, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - June 2 at 5:27 PM

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