BRITISH COLUMBIA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT Corp lifted its stake in shares of Liberty Global plc – Class A (NASDAQ:LBTYA) by 15.2% in the 3rd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 136,073 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 18,000 shares during the period. BRITISH COLUMBIA INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT Corp’s holdings in Liberty Global plc – Class A were worth $4,614,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other large investors also recently made changes to their positions in LBTYA. Standard Life Investments LTD acquired a new position in shares of Liberty Global plc – Class A during the second quarter worth $105,000. D.A. Davidson & CO. increased its holdings in shares of Liberty Global plc – Class A by 69.6% during the second quarter. D.A. Davidson & CO. now owns 3,348 shares of the company’s stock worth $107,000 after buying an additional 1,374 shares in the last quarter. Commonwealth Bank of Australia increased its holdings in shares of Liberty Global plc – Class A by 96.7% during the second quarter. Commonwealth Bank of Australia now owns 4,712 shares of the company’s stock worth $150,000 after buying an additional 2,316 shares in the last quarter. Jacobi Capital Management LLC increased its holdings in shares of Liberty Global plc – Class A by 1.1% during the second quarter. Jacobi Capital Management LLC now owns 5,093 shares of the company’s stock worth $162,000 after buying an additional 57 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Massey Quick Simon & CO. LLC acquired a new position in shares of Liberty Global plc – Class A during the third quarter worth $173,000. Institutional investors own 22.02% of the company’s stock.

In other Liberty Global plc – Class A news, Director John C. Malone sold 90,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Monday, September 25th. The shares were sold at an average price of $33.01, for a total transaction of $2,970,900.00. Following the sale, the director now owns 4,975,876 shares of the company’s stock, valued at $164,253,666.76. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Also, Director J David Wargo purchased 75,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, November 9th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $22.08 per share, for a total transaction of $1,656,000.00. Following the transaction, the director now directly owns 119,445 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $2,637,345.60. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Corporate insiders own 5.81% of the company’s stock.

Several analysts recently weighed in on the stock. BidaskClub cut shares of Liberty Global plc – Class A from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, December 7th. Citigroup reduced their price objective on shares of Liberty Global plc – Class A from $40.00 to $37.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research note on Friday, November 24th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Liberty Global plc – Class A from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $35.00 price objective on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, October 31st. Jefferies Group set a $42.00 price objective on shares of Liberty Global plc – Class A and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Monday, October 30th. Finally, Barclays boosted their price objective on shares of Liberty Global plc – Class A from $40.00 to $43.50 and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research note on Monday, October 16th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $39.14.

Shares of Liberty Global plc – Class A (NASDAQ:LBTYA) opened at $31.70 on Thursday. The company has a current ratio of 0.47, a quick ratio of 0.47 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 3.64. The company has a market cap of $7,070.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 38.48 and a beta of 1.61. Liberty Global plc – Class A has a 1 year low of $28.17 and a 1 year high of $37.69.

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Liberty Global plc – Class A Company Profile

Liberty Global PLC, formerly Liberty Global, Inc, is an international cable company with operations in 14 countries. The Company’s tripleplay services are provided through networks and technology platforms that connect approximately 25 million customers subscribing to over 47 million television, broadband Internet and telephony services.

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