Sky Plc (LON:SKY) insider Dave Lewis acquired 337 shares of Sky Plc stock in a transaction on Tuesday, September 27th. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 842 ($10.99) per share, for a total transaction of £2,837.54 ($3,703.88).
Sky Plc (LON:SKY) opened at 882.50 on Thursday. Sky Plc has a one year low of GBX 560.00 and a one year high of GBX 1,134.00. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 15170.33 billion. The firm has a 50 day moving average of GBX 857.97 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 915.81.
The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, October 28th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 6th will be paid a GBX 20.95 ($0.27) dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 2.32%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 6th. This is an increase from Sky Plc’s previous dividend of $12.55.
A number of research analysts have commented on SKY shares. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Sky Plc in a research note on Tuesday. Barclays PLC reiterated an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 950 ($12.40) price objective on shares of Sky Plc in a research note on Wednesday, August 31st. Liberum Capital reiterated a “sell” rating and set a GBX 630 ($8.22) price objective on shares of Sky Plc in a research note on Friday, August 19th. Morgan Stanley reiterated an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 1,000 ($13.05) price objective on shares of Sky Plc in a research note on Tuesday. Finally, Macquarie restated an “outperform” rating and issued a GBX 1,400 ($18.27) price target on shares of Sky Plc in a research report on Thursday, August 25th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have given a hold rating and thirteen have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 1,050.41 ($13.71).
Sky Plc Company Profile
Sky plc, formerly British Sky Broadcasting Group plc is an entertainment company. The Company serves approximately 21 million customers across five countries: Italy, Germany, Austria, the United Kingdom and Ireland. The Company owns and operates Britain and Ireland’s portfolio of pay television (TV) channels across entertainment, sports, movies and 24-hour news.
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