Liberty Global plc – Class C (NASDAQ:LILAK) was the recipient of a large growth in short interest in August. As of August 31st, there was short interest totalling 2,755,482 shares, a growth of 45.3% from the August 15th total of 1,896,980 shares. Currently, 2.3% of the shares of the stock are sold short. Based on an average daily volume of 1,079,706 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 2.6 days.

Shares of Liberty Global plc – Class C (NASDAQ:LILAK) opened at 28.89 on Friday. The company’s market cap is $5.03 billion. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $29.28 and a 200-day moving average price of $35.59. Liberty Global plc – Class C has a 1-year low of $27.00 and a 1-year high of $44.95.

A number of research firms have recently weighed in on LILAK. Pivotal Research lowered their target price on Liberty Global plc – Class C from $54.00 to $43.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research note on Wednesday, August 10th. Citigroup Inc. lowered their target price on Liberty Global plc – Class C from $50.00 to $44.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research note on Monday, August 15th. Finally, TheStreet lowered Liberty Global plc – Class C from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, August 26th.

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