Liberty Global plc (NASDAQ:LBTYK) saw an upside of 0.68% to close Monday at $29.51 after adding $0.2 on the day. The 5-day average trading volume is 1,904,580 shares of the company’s common stock. It has gained $30.13 in the past week. An average of 2,653,110 shares of the company has been traded in the last 20 days, and the 50-day average volume stands at 2,423,478.
LBTYK’s 1-month performance is 3.11% or $0.89 on its low of $27.38 reached on 09/21/21. The company’s shares have touched a 52-week low of $18.36 and high of $30.48, with the stock’s rally to the 52-week high happening on 09/28/21. YTD, LBTYK has achieved 24.78% or $5.86. However, the current price is down -3.17%% from the 52-week high price.
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Liberty Global plc (LBTYK) has a trailing price-to-earnings (P/E) ratio of 19.30 for the broader industry and 30.36 for the sector. The company’s PE ratio for the last five years has touched a high of 123.66 and a low of 1.365. LBTYK stock has a beta of 0.00. Moving on to other valuation ratios, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio is 0.84 while the price-to-book (PB) in the most recent quarter is 1.22.
For the quarterly period ending December 30 this year, Net income and sales went down compared to those figures reported in the previous quarter. Analysts expected LBTYK to announce $0.32 per share in earnings in its latest quarter, but it posted -$2.19, representing a -784.40% surprise. EBITDA for the quarter stood at more than $1.15 billion. LBTYK stock balance sheet for the quarter ending December 30 shows that total liabilities totaled 22.0 billion, with total debt at $17.48 billion. Shareholders hold equity totaling $555.55 million
Let’s look briefly at Liberty Global plc (LBTYK) price momentum from a technical analysis perspective. The 9-day relative strength index as at close on 11 October was 54.45% to suggest the stock is trending Neutral, with historical volatility in this time period at 23.09%.
The stock’s 5-day moving average is $29.58, reflecting a +2.11% or $0.61 change from its current price. LBTYK is currently trading +2.86% above its 20-day SMA, +7.70% above its 100-day SMA. However, the stock’s current price level is away from the SMA50 and SMA200 by +9.87% and +24.46% respectively.
Stochastic %K and %D was 65.51% and 69.73% and the average true range (ATR) pointed at 0.86. The RSI (14) points at 54.96%, while the 14-day stochastic is at 61.48% with the period’s ATR at 0.83. The stock’s 9-day MACD Oscillator is pointing at 0.06 and 0.03 on the 14-day charts.
In the most recent analyst report for Liberty Global plc (NASDAQ: LBTYK), Pivotal Research Group reiterated its a Buy rating for the company but lifted their price target by $30 to $25. Analysts offering their rating for LBTYK stock have a consensus rating for the stock as Overweight. Currently, 0 brokerage advisors rate LBTYK as a “sell,”, while 4 advise that investors “Hold.” 0 analysts have rated the stock as underweight. 1 rates the stock as overweight while 13 have offered a “buy” rating.
What is LBTYK’s price target for the next 12 months?
Analysts have a consensus price target ranging from a low of $26.00 and a high of $57.00, with their median price target at $39.50. Looking at these predictions, the average price target given by analysts is for Liberty Global plc (LBTYK) stock is $39.49.