Analyst Ratings for BT Group PLC ADR (BT)

Updated: 2017-07-28

Shares of BT Group PLC ADR (NYSE:BT) have received a consensus rating of Overweight from Wall Street analysts. BT had previously received a consensus rating of Overweight a month ago.

Of the 26 analysts covering the stock, 13 gave it a buy rating, 2 gave an overweight rating, 8 issued a hold rating, 0 gave an underweight rating, and 3 gave a sell rating. Compared to three months ago, there has been an increase of 1 in the number of analysts with a positive outlook on the stock. Meanwhile, the number of analysts pessimistic about the company has increased by 1.

A number of analysts gave price targets for BT. The most optimistic price target was 29.22, implying potential capital gains of 40.21 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 15.7, implying a possible loss of -24.66 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days is 0 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0.55 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -0.28 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 0 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Over the same time period, 2 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

Analysts estimate earnings of BT to grow at a rate of 46.55 percent. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Wall Street investors typically prefer a PEG ratio to be smaller than 1, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. BT has a PEG ratio of 0.36.

BT has a 52-week high of 27.83 and a 52-week low of 18.06. Currently the stock is 15.39 percent higher than its low, and 25.12 percent below the high. BT has a price/earnings ratio of 16.56. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The BT value stock report compares BT to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of BT is $41.03 billion. BT is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.