In recent trading session, Liberty Global plc (NASDAQ:LBTYA) saw 1.64 million shares changing hands at last check today with its beta currently measuring 1.16. Company’s recent per share price level of $16.53 trading at -$0.41 or -2.39% at last check today assigns it a market valuation of $8.72B. That most recent trading price of LBTYA’s stock is at a discount of -85.0% from its 52-week high price of $30.58 and is indicating a discount of -2.0% from its 52-week low price of $16.86. Taking a look at company’s average trading volume for last 10-days demonstrates a volume of 1.84 million shares which gives us an average trading volume of 1.32 million if we extend that period to 3-months.
Liberty Global plc (NASDAQ:LBTYA) trade information
Upright in the red during last session for losing -2.39%, in the last five days LBTYA remained trading in the red while hitting it’s week-highest on Monday, 09/19/22 when the stock touched $16.53 price level, adding 10.02% to its value on the day. Liberty Global plc’s shares saw a change of -38.93% in year-to-date performance and have moved -8.68% in past 5-day. Liberty Global plc (NASDAQ:LBTYA) showed a performance of -17.16% in past 30-days. Number of shares sold short was 3.32 million shares which calculate 2.72 days to cover the short interests.
Wall Street analysts have assigned a consensus price target of $29.93 to the stock, which implies a rise of 44.77% to its recent value today. Analysts have been projecting $24.00 as a low price target for the stock while placing it at a high target of $37.40. It follows that stock’s current price would drop -126.26% in reaching the projected high whereas dropping to the targeted low would mean a loss of -45.19% for stock’s current value.
Liberty Global plc (LBTYA) estimates and forecasts
Statistics highlight that Liberty Global plc is scoring comparatively lower than the scores of other players of the relevant industry. The company lost -32.91% of value to its shares in past 6 months, showing an annual growth rate of -99.74% while that of industry is 2.40. Apart from that, the company came lowering its revenue forecast for fiscal year 2022. The company is estimating its revenue growth to decrease by -99.70% in the current quarter and calculating -98.20% decrease in the next quarter. This year revenue growth is estimated to fall -30.10% from the last financial year’s standing.
3 industry analysts have given their estimates about the company’s current quarter revenue by setting an average figure of $1.76 billion for the same. And 2 analysts are in estimates of company making revenue of $1.72 billion in the next quarter that will end on Sep 2022.
Weighing up company’s earnings over the past 5-year and in the next 5-year periods, we find the company posting an annual earnings growth rate of 67.80% during past 5 years.
Liberty Global plc is more likely to be releasing its next quarterly report between February 14 and February 18 and investors are confident in the company announcing better current-quarter dividends despite the fact that it has been facing issues arising out of mounting debt.
Liberty Global plc (NASDAQ:LBTYA)’s Major holders
Insiders are in possession of 3.83% of company’s total shares while institution are holding 90.89 percent of that, with stock having share float percentage of 94.51%. Investors also watch the number of corporate investors in a company very closely, which is 90.89% institutions for Liberty Global plc that are currently holding shares of the company. Harris Associates L.P. is the top institutional holder at LBTYA for having 42.23 million shares of worth $1.08 billion. And as of Mar 30, 2022, it was holding 24.11% of the company’s outstanding shares.
The second largest institutional holder is Artisan Partners Limited Partnership, which was holding about 10.95 million shares on Mar 30, 2022. The number of shares represents firm’s hold over 6.25% of outstanding shares, having a total worth of $279.39 million.
On the other hand, Oakmark International Fund and Artisan International Value Fund are the top two Mutual Funds which own company’s shares. As of Mar 30, 2022, the former fund manager was holding 16.21 million shares of worth $413.41 million or 9.25% of the total outstanding shares. The later fund manager was in possession of 8.0 million shares on Mar 30, 2022, making its stake of worth around $204.15 million in the company or a holder of 4.57% of company’s stock.