How Analysts Feel About Sky plc (LON:SKY)?

August 12, 2018 - By Sheila Anderson

Sky plc (LON:SKY) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 2.91 in 2018 Q1. Its up 1.16, from 1.75 in 2017Q4. It increased, as 3 investors sold Sky plc shares while 8 reduced holdings. 23 funds opened positions while 9 raised stakes. 4.87 million shares or 11.35% more from 4.37 million shares in 2017Q4 were reported.
Gabelli Funds Ltd owns 187,000 shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. 45,000 were reported by Fmr Ltd Liability Corporation. Sather Group Inc owns 10,000 shares or 0.05% of their US portfolio. Teton Advsrs Inc invested in 109,000 shares. 180,873 are owned by Rmb Management Limited Liability Company. Dimensional Fund Ltd Partnership invested 0% of its portfolio in Sky plc (LON:SKY). Geode Llc stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Sky plc (LON:SKY). Sg Cap Ltd Company holds 0.15% of its portfolio in Sky plc (LON:SKY) for 35,870 shares. Gamco Et Al holds 314,300 shares. Price T Rowe Md owns 12,148 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. 19,485 were accumulated by Deutsche Fincl Bank Ag. Bluecrest Capital Management Ltd invested in 21,440 shares or 0.01% of the stock. Northern Corporation stated it has 25,867 shares. G2 Inv Mngmt Ltd Co holds 0.37% of its portfolio in Sky plc (LON:SKY) for 42,990 shares. Vanguard Group accumulated 268,761 shares or 0% of the stock.

Sky plc (LON:SKY) Ratings Coverage

Among 8 analysts covering Sky Plc (LON:SKY), 3 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 38% are positive. Sky Plc had 22 analyst reports since February 14, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Sector Performer” on Tuesday, February 27. Liberum Capital maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, April 19 report. The rating was maintained by Liberum Capital with “Hold” on Tuesday, May 8. The rating was downgraded by Macquarie Research on Thursday, July 12 to “Neutral”. UBS maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, August 9 report. The rating was maintained by Shore Capital on Wednesday, July 11 with “Hold”. The rating was maintained by Liberum Capital on Thursday, June 21 with “Hold”. The stock of Sky plc (LON:SKY) earned “Buy” rating by Jefferies on Tuesday, May 8. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Tuesday, February 27 by Shore Capital. The stock has “Hold” rating by Liberum Capital on Wednesday, February 14. Below is a list of Sky plc (LON:SKY) latest ratings and price target changes.

09/08/2018 Broker: UBS Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 1500.00 Maintain
20/07/2018 Broker: Liberum Capital Rating: Hold Old Target: GBX 1400.00 Maintain
16/07/2018 Broker: Liberum Capital Rating: Hold New Target: GBX 1400.00 Maintain
12/07/2018 Broker: Macquarie Research Rating: Neutral Old Target: GBX 1100.00 New Target: GBX 1450.00 Downgrade
11/07/2018 Broker: Shore Capital Rating: Hold Maintain
21/06/2018 Broker: Liberum Capital Rating: Hold Old Target: GBX 1250.00 Maintain
14/06/2018 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Rating: Sector Performer Old Target: GBX 1150.00 New Target: GBX 1250.00 Maintain
06/06/2018 Broker: Liberum Capital Rating: Hold Old Target: GBX 1400.00 Maintain
08/05/2018 Broker: Liberum Capital Rating: Hold Old Target: GBX 1400.00 Maintain
08/05/2018 Broker: Jefferies Rating: Buy Old Target: GBX 1160.00 New Target: GBX 1600.00 Maintain

The stock increased 0.16% or GBX 2.5 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 1530.5. About 1.37M shares traded. Sky plc (LON:SKY) has 0.00% since August 12, 2017 and is . It has underperformed by 12.57% the S&P500.

Sky plc, together with its subsidiaries, engages in entertainment and communications businesses. The company has market cap of 26.29 billion GBP. The firm offers pay television broadcasting and home communications services, including broadband and telephone services; over-the-top subscriptions; and HD, UHD, multiscreen, line rental, second smartcard, premium HD, and mobile TV, as well as on demand services, such as Catch Up TV and box sets. It has a 32.43 P/E ratio. Sky plc serves approximately 22.5 million residential and commercial clients in the United Kingdom, Ireland, Italy, Germany, and Austria.

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