Liberty Global PLC (NASDAQ:LILA) was upgraded by stock analysts at HSBC Holdings plc from a “reduce” rating to a “hold” rating in a report issued on Tuesday.

A number of other research firms also recently commented on LILA. Morgan Stanley downgraded Liberty Global PLC from an “equal weight” rating to an “underweight” rating and lifted their price target for the stock from $22.00 to $26.00 in a research note on Thursday, August 10th. Macquarie downgraded Liberty Global PLC from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating and decreased their price target for the stock from $35.00 to $25.00 in a research note on Wednesday, September 27th. upgraded Liberty Global PLC from a “reduce” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday. Barclays PLC decreased their price target on Liberty Global PLC from $25.00 to $24.00 and set an “equal weight” rating for the company in a research note on Monday, October 16th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada set a $29.00 price target on Liberty Global PLC and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 11th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $27.19.

Liberty Global PLC (NASDAQ LILA) traded down $0.20 during trading hours on Tuesday, reaching $21.96. The company had a trading volume of 206,300 shares, compared to its average volume of 317,384. Liberty Global PLC has a fifty-two week low of $19.65 and a fifty-two week high of $28.11.

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A number of hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the business. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC lifted its holdings in Liberty Global PLC by 2.0% in the second quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 11,004 shares of the company’s stock worth $240,000 after acquiring an additional 211 shares during the last quarter. Royal Bank of Canada lifted its holdings in Liberty Global PLC by 3.1% in the second quarter. Royal Bank of Canada now owns 32,399 shares of the company’s stock worth $706,000 after acquiring an additional 974 shares during the last quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. lifted its holdings in Liberty Global PLC by 4.8% in the second quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. now owns 33,419 shares of the company’s stock worth $728,000 after acquiring an additional 1,544 shares during the last quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. lifted its holdings in Liberty Global PLC by 1.3% in the second quarter. PNC Financial Services Group Inc. now owns 139,466 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,037,000 after acquiring an additional 1,729 shares during the last quarter. Finally, California Public Employees Retirement System lifted its holdings in Liberty Global PLC by 2.2% in the second quarter. California Public Employees Retirement System now owns 84,380 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,837,000 after acquiring an additional 1,800 shares during the last quarter. 21.32% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Liberty Global PLC Company Profile

LiLAC Group provides various broadband services over cable distribution systems, and mobile services in Chile and Puerto Rico. It offers triple-play services consisting of video, broadband Internet, and fixed-line telephony services in 34 communities within Santiago; and 42 communities outside Santiago, including Iquique, Antofagasta, Concepción, Viña del Mar, Valparaiso, and Rancagua, as well as smaller cities across Chile.

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