Other analysts also recently issued reports about the company. Citigroup restated a buy rating on shares of SKY in a research note on Tuesday, November 7th. S&P Global set a GBX 1,075 ($14.47) price target on SKY and gave the company a buy rating in a research note on Friday, October 13th. Jefferies Group restated a buy rating and issued a GBX 1,160 ($15.61) price target on shares of SKY in a research note on Wednesday, September 13th. Finally, Credit Suisse Group restated a neutral rating and issued a GBX 1,075 ($14.47) price target on shares of SKY in a research note on Wednesday, September 13th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of Hold and an average target price of GBX 1,095 ($14.74).
SKY (SKY) traded up GBX 24 ($0.32) on Tuesday, reaching GBX 1,014 ($13.65). The company had a trading volume of 7,740,091 shares, compared to its average volume of 4,720,000. SKY has a twelve month low of GBX 822.50 ($11.07) and a twelve month high of GBX 1,023 ($13.77).
The firm also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, February 9th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, January 11th will be issued a dividend of GBX 10 ($0.13) per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, January 11th. This represents a dividend yield of 1.07%.
In other news, insider Andrew (Andy) Sukawaty bought 113 shares of the stock in a transaction on Friday, October 27th. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 938 ($12.62) per share, with a total value of £1,059.94 ($1,426.57). Also, insider Tracy Jayne Clarke bought 75 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, November 27th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 940 ($12.65) per share, with a total value of £705 ($948.86). Insiders have bought a total of 291 shares of company stock valued at $270,739 in the last three months.
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SKY Company Profile
Sky plc is an entertainment and communications company. The Company is engaged in operation of pay television broadcasting and home communications services, including provision of broadband and telephone operations. It operates through three segments: UK and Ireland, which includes activities and operations of the pay television, home communications and adjacent businesses in the United Kingdom and Ireland; Germany and Austria, which includes activities and operations of the pay television and adjacent businesses in Germany and Austria, and Italy, which includes activities and operations of the pay television and adjacent businesses in Italy.
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