Liberty Global PLC (NASDAQ:LILA) Earning Somewhat Positive Press Coverage, Study Shows
Headlines about Liberty Global PLC (NASDAQ:LILA) have been trending somewhat positive on Saturday, according to Accern. The research group identifies negative and positive news coverage by analyzing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Liberty Global PLC earned a news impact score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news articles about the company an impact score of 46.0297969409556 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next few days.
A number of analysts have weighed in on LILA shares. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Liberty Global PLC from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $25.00 target price for the company in a research report on Wednesday, April 19th. Macquarie reissued a “buy” rating and set a $29.00 target price on shares of Liberty Global PLC in a research report on Monday, May 8th. Royal Bank Of Canada set a $29.00 target price on shares of Liberty Global PLC and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Saturday, May 6th. ValuEngine raised shares of Liberty Global PLC from a “strong sell” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, June 2nd. Finally, Morgan Stanley downgraded shares of Liberty Global PLC from an “equal weight” rating to an “underweight” rating and increased their target price for the company from $22.00 to $26.00 in a research report on Thursday. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $30.50.
Liberty Global PLC (NASDAQ:LILA) opened at 26.99 on Friday. The company’s market capitalization is $4.63 billion. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $24.57 and its 200-day moving average price is $22.83. Liberty Global PLC has a 12-month low of $19.10 and a 12-month high of $30.13.
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